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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 21 9 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.07% 14.52% 27.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.84% 36.00% 64.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 21
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £50,000
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
43 25 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.71% 40.32% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 32
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -2 21 £40,000 - 4
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
4 11 (32.35%) Web Services
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
7 7 (20.59%) WCF
8 6 (17.65%) MVC
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) C#
8 6 (17.65%) HTML
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.71%) Analytics
9 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
9 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (14.71%) Confluence
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
9 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse

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 5 (14.71%) Confluence
1 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) IDOL
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Data Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
2 11 (32.35%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) WCF
4 6 (17.65%) HTML
5 5 (14.71%) CSS
5 5 (14.71%) MDX
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (8.82%) CSS3
7 3 (8.82%) HTML5
7 3 (8.82%) XML
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (5.88%) J2EE
8 2 (5.88%) JMS
8 2 (5.88%) WinForms
9 1 (2.94%) Ajax
9 1 (2.94%) Java EE
9 1 (2.94%) jQuery
9 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) NetWare
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.65%) MVC
3 5 (14.71%) Analytics
3 5 (14.71%) Data Analytics
3 5 (14.71%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) ETL
3 5 (14.71%) Predictive Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.82%) Document Management
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.82%) Process Management
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) VB
3 3 (8.82%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) CISMP
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.94%) EMC Certification
3 1 (2.94%) IISP
3 1 (2.94%) ISACA
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
3 1 (2.94%) HL7
3 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (5.88%) Kofax
5 2 (5.88%) OpenText
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Novell
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
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