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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 23 13 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.56% 11.71% 27.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.40% 30.23% 67.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 28
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
53 43 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.63% 38.74% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 17 39
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +7 23 £40,000 +33.33% 1
SQL Server
UK

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 38 (74.51%) .NET
2 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
2 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
3 22 (43.14%) C#
4 18 (35.29%) CSS
4 18 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 17 (33.33%) WCF
6 16 (31.37%) Windows
6 16 (31.37%) HTML
7 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 15 (29.41%) CSS3
8 14 (27.45%) HTML5
8 14 (27.45%) Unit Testing
8 14 (27.45%) SQL
9 13 (25.49%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (19.61%) Web Services
10 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (19.61%) Apache Cordova
11 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
11 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (17.65%) MVC
12 7 (13.73%) ITIL
12 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
12 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
13 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
13 6 (11.76%) Oracle
13 6 (11.76%) IIS

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 13 (25.49%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.76%) IIS
4 4 (7.84%) Confluence
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.96%) CMS
7 1 (1.96%) JBoss
7 1 (1.96%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.92%) IDOL
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.76%) Retail
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.84%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Web Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (74.51%) .NET
2 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
3 18 (35.29%) .NET Framework
3 18 (35.29%) CSS
4 17 (33.33%) WCF
5 16 (31.37%) HTML
6 15 (29.41%) CSS3
7 14 (27.45%) HTML5
8 10 (19.61%) Apache Cordova
8 10 (19.61%) Web Services
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.84%) MDX
10 3 (5.88%) jQuery
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.92%) WinForms
11 2 (3.92%) XML
12 1 (1.96%) Ajax
12 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) NetWare
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Unit Testing
2 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) MVC
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) Analytics
5 4 (7.84%) Data Analytics
5 4 (7.84%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (7.84%) ETL
5 4 (7.84%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (7.84%) Web Development
6 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.88%) Document Management
6 3 (5.88%) Process Management
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) C#
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) VB
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.88%) VBScript
6 2 (3.92%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.92%) EMC Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
5 1 (1.96%) CISMP
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) IISP
5 1 (1.96%) ISACA
5 1 (1.96%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (3.92%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) BMC
4 4 (7.84%) Remedy
5 2 (3.92%) Adobe
5 2 (3.92%) BT
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Dell
5 2 (3.92%) EMC
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Kofax
5 2 (3.92%) Novell
5 2 (3.92%) OpenText
5 2 (3.92%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
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