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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 10 54 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.54% 26.21% 25.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.48% 66.67% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 32
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
23 81 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.35% 39.32% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 41
Average salary £42,500 £33,400 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.24% -16.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 10 £37,500 +15.38% 3
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) CSS
3 16 (61.54%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle
4 15 (57.69%) C#
5 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 11 (42.31%) Project Management
7 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
7 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
7 11 (42.31%) Web Services
8 10 (38.46%) Java
8 10 (38.46%) HTML5
9 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
9 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
10 8 (30.77%) Windows
10 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
11 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
11 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (26.92%) MS Office
11 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (26.92%) TDD
11 7 (26.92%) Subversion
12 6 (23.08%) MVC
12 6 (23.08%) SQL
12 6 (23.08%) Python
12 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) SAS
2 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
2 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Hazelcast
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) NUnit
4 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 3 (11.54%) Ant
4 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
5 2 (7.69%) JMeter
5 2 (7.69%) NetBeans
5 2 (7.69%) JUnit
5 2 (7.69%) JBehave
5 2 (7.69%) Mockito
5 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.69%) Hudson
5 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.69%) Gradle
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) LoadUI
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium
5 2 (7.69%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.85%) Swedish Language
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Graduate
3 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 4 (15.38%) AWS Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Database Manager
6 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Report Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) CSS
2 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) Web Services
4 10 (38.46%) HTML5
5 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
6 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (15.38%) SOAP
7 4 (15.38%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) RESTful
9 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (7.69%) Sass
9 2 (7.69%) LESS
9 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.69%) EclipseLink
9 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
2 5 (19.23%) Physics
2 5 (19.23%) Chemistry
2 5 (19.23%) Psychology
2 5 (19.23%) GIS
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) Economics
2 5 (19.23%) Statistics
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Health Informatics
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (7.69%) Informatics
3 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) PACS
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) NetWare
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Project Management
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) TDD
2 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
3 6 (23.08%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) Operations Research
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Open Source
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.69%) VB
7 2 (7.69%) VB6
8 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.85%) VBA
8 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.85%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) MOM
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Sencha
6 1 (3.85%) New Relic
6 1 (3.85%) Sun
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Novell
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
County Londonderry
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago