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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 12 52 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.37% 25.49% 21.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.43% 73.24% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 28
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
37 71 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 38.14% 34.80% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 35
Average salary £38,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £25,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -13 10 £30,000 -7.69% 4
County Londonderry - 1 - -
County Tyrone - 1 - -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) .NET
3 15 (62.50%) Oracle
3 15 (62.50%) C#
4 14 (58.33%) CSS
5 13 (54.17%) HTML
6 12 (50.00%) Project Management
6 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
8 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
8 10 (41.67%) Web Services
8 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
9 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
10 8 (33.33%) Java
10 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
11 7 (29.17%) HTML5
11 7 (29.17%) MS Office
11 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (25.00%) Python
12 6 (25.00%) Windows
12 6 (25.00%) SQL
12 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (25.00%) MVC
12 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (25.00%) TDD
12 6 (25.00%) Subversion
12 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) SAS
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Graduate
2 5 (20.83%) AWS Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (29.17%) HTML5
7 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.50%) XML
9 2 (8.33%) SOAP
9 2 (8.33%) jQuery
9 2 (8.33%) XSLT
10 1 (4.17%) XHTML
10 1 (4.17%) WSDL
10 1 (4.17%) LAMP
10 1 (4.17%) Ajax
10 1 (4.17%) Ext JS
10 1 (4.17%) RESTful
10 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.83%) Physics
2 5 (20.83%) Chemistry
2 5 (20.83%) Psychology
2 5 (20.83%) GIS
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Economics
2 5 (20.83%) Statistics
3 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Informatics
4 2 (8.33%) Health Informatics
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
5 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.17%) NHS
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) NetWare
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (20.83%) Operations Research
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) EMC Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) MOM
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) SAP
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Sencha
6 1 (4.17%) New Relic
6 1 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Novell
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
County Antrim
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 26 days ago