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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 14 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.14% 19.39% 6.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.18% 54.29% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 8
Median salary £46,250 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,750 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
34 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.77% 35.71% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 13
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £25,900 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -8 13 £50,000 +42.85% 5
County Tyrone - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) .NET
3 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (30.30%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) J2EE
4 10 (30.30%) Oracle
4 10 (30.30%) JMS
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (30.30%) Degree
5 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 9 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 9 (27.27%) IBM
5 9 (27.27%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 9 (27.27%) Data Protection
6 8 (24.24%) ISO 9001
6 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.21%) JSF
7 7 (21.21%) Ajax
7 7 (21.21%) NetWeaver
7 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
7 7 (21.21%) Windows
7 7 (21.21%) EJB
7 7 (21.21%) JDBC
7 7 (21.21%) JSP
7 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (21.21%) PVCS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.21%) NetWeaver
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (15.15%) Confluence
4 2 (6.06%) CMS
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Kentico
5 1 (3.03%) SAS
5 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) IDOL
6 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL
7 1 (3.03%) Power BI
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) PVCS
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Data Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Application Support Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (30.30%) J2EE
3 10 (30.30%) JMS
3 10 (30.30%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 7 (21.21%) Ajax
5 7 (21.21%) EJB
5 7 (21.21%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (21.21%) Java EE 5
5 7 (21.21%) JAX-WS
5 7 (21.21%) JDBC
5 7 (21.21%) JSF
5 7 (21.21%) JSP
6 5 (15.15%) MDX
7 3 (9.09%) HTML
7 3 (9.09%) WinForms
7 3 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (6.06%) CSS
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 4 (12.12%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Smart Energy
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.03%) iPhone
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Data Protection
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (15.15%) ETL
5 5 (15.15%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.09%) Presales
7 3 (9.09%) Process Management
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) EAM
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
5 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.03%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) XenApp
1 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
1 2 (6.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 9 (27.27%) IBM
4 7 (21.21%) SAP
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) Adobe
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco
7 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
7 2 (6.06%) Kofax
7 2 (6.06%) OpenText
7 2 (6.06%) Sophos
7 2 (6.06%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
8 1 (3.03%) HP
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18040 - £32472 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago