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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 26 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 16 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.58% 21.89% 13.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.81% 60.66% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 27
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,950 £26,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server
UK

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
62 61 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 37.13% 36.09% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 53
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -21 14 £32,000 -1.53% 7
County Londonderry +1 1 - -
County Tyrone - 1 - -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) Oracle
3 16 (61.54%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) HTML
4 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) CSS
5 13 (50.00%) Web Services
6 12 (46.15%) Project Management
6 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
8 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
9 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
9 9 (34.62%) SQL
10 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
10 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
10 8 (30.77%) MVC
10 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (30.77%) HTML5
11 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
11 7 (26.92%) TDD
11 7 (26.92%) Subversion
11 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
12 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (23.08%) Java
12 6 (23.08%) MS Office
12 6 (23.08%) NUnit
12 6 (23.08%) Scrum
12 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) SAS
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) NUnit
2 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) AWS Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Graduate
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Database Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) HTML
3 14 (53.85%) CSS
4 13 (50.00%) Web Services
5 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
7 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (30.77%) HTML5
8 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) XSL
10 3 (11.54%) jQuery
11 2 (7.69%) WCF
12 1 (3.85%) WSDL
12 1 (3.85%) XSLT
12 1 (3.85%) JSP
12 1 (3.85%) Servlets
12 1 (3.85%) SOAP
12 1 (3.85%) JSON
12 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 4 (15.38%) Physics
2 4 (15.38%) Chemistry
2 4 (15.38%) Psychology
2 4 (15.38%) Statistics
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) GIS
2 4 (15.38%) Economics
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Health Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 8 (30.77%) MVC
5 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
6 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
6 6 (23.08%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) Operations Research
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Validation
9 2 (7.69%) User Stories
9 2 (7.69%) SDLC
9 2 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) Python
6 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) VBA
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) HNC
2 1 (3.85%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) Sencha
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