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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 15 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.45% 16.58% 12.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.25% 57.41% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 24
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
48 54 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.64% 28.88% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 49
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -6 14 £32,000 -8.57% 9
County Tyrone - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle
2 15 (65.22%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) .NET
3 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) Web Services
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) HTML
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) MVC
6 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
6 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
6 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (39.13%) CSS
8 8 (34.78%) HTML5
8 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) Degree
9 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
9 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
9 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 7 (30.43%) Subversion
9 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
9 7 (30.43%) Project Management
10 6 (26.09%) NUnit
10 6 (26.09%) Scrum
10 6 (26.09%) BDD
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Kentico
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) AWS Developer
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
8 5 (21.74%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) XSL
9 4 (17.39%) WCF
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
10 3 (13.04%) WPF
10 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
11 1 (4.35%) JSON
11 1 (4.35%) CSS3
11 1 (4.35%) XSLT
11 1 (4.35%) WSDL
11 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) MVC
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Validation
6 3 (13.04%) System Testing
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Web Development
8 1 (4.35%) Business Development
8 1 (4.35%) Product Management
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) HNC
2 3 (13.04%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Sencha
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
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