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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 53 42 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.85% 25.00% 18.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.86% 73.68% 62.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 28
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,575 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.86% -
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
83 57 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.49% 33.93% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 50
Average salary £34,300 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +3 52 £32,500 -18.75% 5
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (55.56%) .NET
3 49 (54.44%) SQL
4 38 (42.22%) C#
5 36 (40.00%) HTML
6 33 (36.67%) Degree
7 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 30 (33.33%) XML
9 28 (31.11%) Web Services
10 27 (30.00%) CSS
11 26 (28.89%) MVC
12 25 (27.78%) Visual Studio
13 23 (25.56%) Windows
13 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
13 23 (25.56%) Software Engineering
13 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (24.44%) Oracle
15 21 (23.33%) Web Development
16 19 (21.11%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (21.11%) jQuery
16 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
17 18 (20.00%) Java
17 18 (20.00%) IIS
17 18 (20.00%) ITIL
17 18 (20.00%) Internet
18 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
19 14 (15.56%) Time Management
19 14 (15.56%) Use Case

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 18 (20.00%) IIS
2 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.67%) PrestaShop
5 5 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.56%) CMS
5 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (25.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) Internet
2 14 (15.56%) Firewall
2 14 (15.56%) DHCP
2 14 (15.56%) DNS
3 13 (14.44%) SAN
3 13 (14.44%) NAS
4 9 (10.00%) Intranet
5 5 (5.56%) RIP
5 5 (5.56%) PBX
5 5 (5.56%) VoIP
5 5 (5.56%) Cisco ICM
5 5 (5.56%) EIGRP
5 5 (5.56%) MGCP
5 5 (5.56%) H.323
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.11%) HTTP
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 19 (21.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.56%) MSTest
3 5 (5.56%) Rational Rose
3 5 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.67%) Marketing
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Games
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Programmer
8 5 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.44%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (55.56%) .NET
2 36 (40.00%) HTML
3 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 30 (33.33%) XML
4 28 (31.11%) Web Services
5 27 (30.00%) CSS
6 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (21.11%) jQuery
8 13 (14.44%) Silverlight
9 10 (11.11%) XSLT
10 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.67%) Ajax
12 5 (5.56%) YUI
12 5 (5.56%) SOAP
12 5 (5.56%) JSON
12 5 (5.56%) WCF
12 5 (5.56%) VXML
12 5 (5.56%) COM+
13 3 (3.33%) JDBC
14 2 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Clustering
2 9 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.44%) Open Source
4 4 (4.44%) GIS
5 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.56%) Linux
5 4 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) MVC
3 23 (25.56%) Software Engineering
4 21 (23.33%) Web Development
5 18 (20.00%) ITIL
6 14 (15.56%) Use Case
6 14 (15.56%) Time Management
7 13 (14.44%) ITIL V3
7 13 (14.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 11 (12.22%) SOA
10 10 (11.11%) Project Management
11 9 (10.00%) OO
11 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 9 (10.00%) User Stories
12 8 (8.89%) Compatibility Testing
12 8 (8.89%) Capacity Management
13 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (54.44%) SQL
2 38 (42.22%) C#
3 19 (21.11%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.00%) Java
5 8 (8.89%) C++
6 6 (6.67%) PHP
7 5 (5.56%) C
8 4 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (36.67%) Degree
2 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
3 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.56%) MCAD
5 5 (5.56%) MCSD
6 4 (4.44%) BC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.11%) CCNA
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) HL7
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware ESX
2 13 (14.44%) vSphere
3 8 (8.89%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) NetBackup
1 13 (14.44%) Backup Exec
2 8 (8.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.44%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.44%) Oracle
3 14 (15.56%) Veritas
3 14 (15.56%) Symantec
4 13 (14.44%) Sophos
4 13 (14.44%) Citrix
4 13 (14.44%) VMware
5 6 (6.67%) Cisco
6 5 (5.56%) Northgate
6 5 (5.56%) Avaya
6 5 (5.56%) JBoss
7 4 (4.44%) ESRI
8 1 (1.11%) KANA
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