The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 12 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 26 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.35% 13.74% 5.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 40.91% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 6
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +19.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
52 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.71% 33.59% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 16
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northern Ireland region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

SQL Server
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +2 24 £36,000 +2.85% 3
County Londonderry +1 1 £19,500 -48.00%
County Tyrone - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) .NET
3 16 (39.02%) Oracle
3 16 (39.02%) C#
4 14 (34.15%) Java
4 14 (34.15%) J2EE
4 14 (34.15%) JMS
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
5 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
5 13 (31.71%) Data Protection
6 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
6 12 (29.27%) Windows
7 11 (26.83%) Web Services
7 11 (26.83%) IBM
7 11 (26.83%) Degree
7 11 (26.83%) Silverlight
8 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
8 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
9 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
9 8 (19.51%) WinForms
9 8 (19.51%) ISO 9001
9 8 (19.51%) SAP
10 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (17.07%) EJB
10 7 (17.07%) JDBC
10 7 (17.07%) JSP
10 7 (17.07%) PVCS
10 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.07%) NetWeaver
2 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (14.63%) JBoss
3 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.88%) CMS
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) Confluence
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Kentico
6 1 (2.44%) SAS
6 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) RDBMS
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) Power BI
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) PVCS
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.83%) .NET Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Software Developer
4 10 (24.39%) Senior Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (17.07%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) J2EE
2 14 (34.15%) JMS
3 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
4 11 (26.83%) Silverlight
4 11 (26.83%) Web Services
5 8 (19.51%) WinForms
6 7 (17.07%) Ajax
6 7 (17.07%) EJB
6 7 (17.07%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (17.07%) Java EE 5
6 7 (17.07%) JAX-WS
6 7 (17.07%) JDBC
6 7 (17.07%) JSF
6 7 (17.07%) JSP
7 6 (14.63%) Java EE
7 6 (14.63%) SOAP
8 5 (12.20%) WPF
8 5 (12.20%) XML
9 3 (7.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.07%) Smart Energy
3 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.76%) Replication
5 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.44%) iPhone
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Data Protection
2 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.07%) Asset Management
3 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.07%) EAM
3 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Process Management
5 4 (9.76%) MVC
6 3 (7.32%) MVVM
6 3 (7.32%) Presales
6 3 (7.32%) Web Development
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 2 (4.88%) ETL
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) CRM
8 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VB6
7 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) MCSA
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) HL7
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.76%) XenApp
1 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
1 4 (9.76%) XenServer
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Oracle
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) IBM
4 8 (19.51%) SAP
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Forcepoint
5 4 (9.76%) Sophos
5 4 (9.76%) Veeam
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Sage
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