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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 9 48 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.41% 26.09% 9.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.03% 80.00% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 14
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £31,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £37,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
29 60 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.10% 32.61% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 19
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £49,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 30 January 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 -11 7 £30,000 -14.28% 4
County Tyrone +1 1 £32,500 +8.33%
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) HTML
4 14 (42.42%) Oracle
4 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
4 14 (42.42%) Web Services
4 14 (42.42%) Degree
5 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
6 12 (36.36%) MVC
6 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 11 (33.33%) XML
8 9 (27.27%) CSS
9 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (21.21%) jQuery
10 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Web Development
11 6 (18.18%) Java
11 6 (18.18%) CMS
12 5 (15.15%) Contact Management
12 5 (15.15%) Cisco
12 5 (15.15%) H.323
12 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
12 5 (15.15%) MGCP
12 5 (15.15%) VXML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (18.18%) CMS
2 5 (15.15%) JBoss
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Kentico
4 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) H.323
1 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
1 5 (15.15%) MGCP
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
1 5 (15.15%) PBX
1 5 (15.15%) VoIP
1 5 (15.15%) RIP
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) OLTP
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) NUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Telephony Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Integration Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 14 (42.42%) Web Services
4 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (33.33%) XML
6 9 (27.27%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) jQuery
8 5 (15.15%) VXML
8 5 (15.15%) SOAP
8 5 (15.15%) XSLT
8 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
8 5 (15.15%) YUI
9 4 (12.12%) WCF
9 4 (12.12%) WPF
9 4 (12.12%) XSL
10 3 (9.09%) Silverlight
10 3 (9.09%) HTML5
11 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (15.15%) User Experience
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.06%) Open Source
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.03%) Statistics
6 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.03%) Physics
6 1 (3.03%) Chemistry
6 1 (3.03%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Solaris
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) MVC
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Web Development
4 5 (15.15%) Contact Management
4 5 (15.15%) CAD
4 5 (15.15%) WFM
4 5 (15.15%) Resource Management
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Validation
6 3 (9.09%) User Stories
6 3 (9.09%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) HNC
2 3 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
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