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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 44 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.31% 23.90% 14.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.89% 66.67% 58.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 26
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
76 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.99% 35.85% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 42 45
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 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 23 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 +2 43 £30,000 -25.00% 8
County Londonderry -7 1 £50,000 - 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 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 53 (60.23%) Microsoft
2 48 (54.55%) .NET
3 47 (53.41%) SQL
4 36 (40.91%) C#
5 35 (39.77%) HTML
5 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (38.64%) Degree
7 32 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (32.95%) ASP.NET
9 28 (31.82%) XML
10 26 (29.55%) CSS
10 26 (29.55%) Web Services
11 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 24 (27.27%) MVC
11 24 (27.27%) Software Engineering
12 23 (26.14%) Visual Studio
12 23 (26.14%) Windows
12 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (23.86%) Web Development
14 20 (22.73%) Oracle
15 19 (21.59%) Java
15 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
15 19 (21.59%) jQuery
15 19 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (20.45%) IIS
16 18 (20.45%) Internet
16 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (19.32%) ITIL
18 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
19 14 (15.91%) DHCP

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (20.45%) IIS
2 8 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.82%) PrestaShop
4 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.68%) CMS
4 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) Internet
2 14 (15.91%) Firewall
2 14 (15.91%) DHCP
2 14 (15.91%) DNS
3 13 (14.77%) SAN
3 13 (14.77%) NAS
4 9 (10.23%) Intranet
5 5 (5.68%) RIP
5 5 (5.68%) PBX
5 5 (5.68%) VoIP
5 5 (5.68%) Cisco ICM
5 5 (5.68%) EIGRP
5 5 (5.68%) MGCP
5 5 (5.68%) H.323
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.14%) HTTP
6 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.14%) OLTP
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Visual Studio
2 19 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.68%) MSTest
3 5 (5.68%) Rational Rose
3 5 (5.68%) NUnit
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.95%) Marketing
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Programmer
9 5 (5.68%) DBA
9 5 (5.68%) Telephony Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Implementation Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Integration Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (54.55%) .NET
2 35 (39.77%) HTML
3 29 (32.95%) ASP.NET
4 28 (31.82%) XML
5 26 (29.55%) CSS
5 26 (29.55%) Web Services
6 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (21.59%) jQuery
8 11 (12.50%) Silverlight
9 10 (11.36%) XSLT
10 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.82%) Ajax
12 5 (5.68%) YUI
12 5 (5.68%) SOAP
12 5 (5.68%) JSON
12 5 (5.68%) VXML
12 5 (5.68%) COM+
13 4 (4.55%) WCF
14 3 (3.41%) JDBC
15 2 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.91%) User Experience
3 12 (13.64%) Clustering
4 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
5 9 (10.23%) Client/Server
6 5 (5.68%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.27%) Open Source
7 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.27%) GIS
8 1 (1.14%) IVR
8 1 (1.14%) Statistics
8 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.14%) Physics
8 1 (1.14%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.14%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.68%) Linux
5 4 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 24 (27.27%) MVC
3 21 (23.86%) Web Development
4 17 (19.32%) ITIL
5 14 (15.91%) Use Case
5 14 (15.91%) Time Management
6 13 (14.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 13 (14.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (14.77%) ITIL V3
7 11 (12.50%) Project Management
8 10 (11.36%) Business Analysis
8 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.23%) SOA
9 9 (10.23%) User Stories
10 8 (9.09%) Capacity Management
10 8 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
11 7 (7.95%) OO
12 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.82%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) SQL
2 36 (40.91%) C#
3 19 (21.59%) Java
3 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.09%) C++
5 6 (6.82%) PHP
6 5 (5.68%) C
7 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (38.64%) Degree
2 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
3 13 (14.77%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.68%) MCAD
5 5 (5.68%) MCSD
6 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) CCNA
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.77%) VMware ESX
2 13 (14.77%) vSphere
3 8 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) NetBackup
1 13 (14.77%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.55%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 53 (60.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.73%) Oracle
3 14 (15.91%) Veritas
3 14 (15.91%) Symantec
4 13 (14.77%) Sophos
4 13 (14.77%) Citrix
4 13 (14.77%) VMware
5 6 (6.82%) Cisco
6 5 (5.68%) Northgate
6 5 (5.68%) Avaya
6 5 (5.68%) JBoss
7 2 (2.27%) ESRI
8 1 (1.14%) KANA
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Londonderry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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