The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 131 95 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.24% 22.04% 24.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.37% 74.80% 63.78%
Number of salaries quoted 126 75 107
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
217 127 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.84% 29.47% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 197 102 161
Average salary £35,866 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Tyne and Wear region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 83 £35,000 - 8
Gateshead -1 34 £37,000 +42.30% 5
Sunderland 0 11 £33,500 +21.81% 4
North Shields - 1 £30,000 -
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

1 157 (74.06%) C#
2 156 (73.58%) .NET
3 139 (65.57%) ASP.NET
4 97 (45.75%) Microsoft
5 95 (44.81%) SQL
6 82 (38.68%) MVC
7 78 (36.79%) HTML
8 67 (31.60%) CSS
9 66 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (31.13%) WCF
10 58 (27.36%) JavaScript
11 57 (26.89%) T-SQL
12 56 (26.42%) MS Excel
13 54 (25.47%) TDD
14 53 (25.00%) Windows
14 53 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 50 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 47 (22.17%) XML
17 46 (21.70%) Ajax
17 46 (21.70%) Team Foundation Server
18 40 (18.87%) Web Services
19 38 (17.92%) .NET Framework
20 36 (16.98%) VB.NET
21 35 (16.51%) Web Application Development
22 32 (15.09%) WPF
23 31 (14.62%) VB
24 30 (14.15%) jQuery
24 30 (14.15%) Node.js
25 27 (12.74%) Active Directory
26 26 (12.26%) C++

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 30 (14.15%) Node.js
2 26 (12.26%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (10.38%) MS Exchange
4 15 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (7.08%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.77%) IIS
7 2 (0.94%) CMS
7 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.47%) WordPress
8 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 56 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.49%) Firewall
2 15 (7.08%) Internet
3 11 (5.19%) SAN
4 10 (4.72%) LAN
4 10 (4.72%) WAN
5 7 (3.30%) DHCP
5 7 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (3.30%) DNS
6 4 (1.89%) Intranet
6 4 (1.89%) Extranet
7 1 (0.47%) HTTP
7 1 (0.47%) VoIP
7 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (10.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.02%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.36%) MySQL
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 46 (21.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (11.79%) Git (software)
3 19 (8.96%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.72%) NUnit
5 7 (3.30%) Subversion
5 7 (3.30%) MSTest
5 7 (3.30%) Moq
6 6 (2.83%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.42%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.47%) ProC
General
1 21 (9.91%) Finance
2 11 (5.19%) Games
3 9 (4.25%) Advertising
4 8 (3.77%) German Language
5 3 (1.42%) Retail
6 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 163 (76.89%) Developer
2 96 (45.28%) .NET Developer
3 46 (21.70%) C# Developer
4 37 (17.45%) Software Developer
5 20 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (7.55%) C# Software Developer
7 15 (7.08%) Field Engineer
8 14 (6.60%) Web Developer
9 11 (5.19%) Analyst
10 10 (4.72%) Junior
10 10 (4.72%) Junior Developer
11 9 (4.25%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) C++ Software Developer
11 9 (4.25%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) Consultant
11 9 (4.25%) C++ Developer
11 9 (4.25%) .NET Software Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) C++/C# Developer
12 8 (3.77%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (73.58%) .NET
2 139 (65.57%) ASP.NET
3 78 (36.79%) HTML
4 67 (31.60%) CSS
5 66 (31.13%) WCF
6 53 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (22.17%) XML
8 46 (21.70%) Ajax
9 40 (18.87%) Web Services
10 38 (17.92%) .NET Framework
11 32 (15.09%) WPF
12 30 (14.15%) jQuery
13 24 (11.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 24 (11.32%) WinForms
14 23 (10.85%) HTML5
15 22 (10.38%) LINQ
16 21 (9.91%) RESTful
16 21 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (7.08%) Ninject
17 15 (7.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.02%) N-Tier
2 15 (7.08%) Client/Server
3 12 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.72%) iPhone
6 6 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.36%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.36%) Social Network
8 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.47%) DTV
9 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.00%) Windows
2 16 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.72%) Android
6 5 (2.36%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.36%) Linux
6 5 (2.36%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.42%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.47%) UNIX
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.47%) CentOS
9 1 (0.47%) Debian
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.68%) MVC
2 66 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (25.47%) TDD
4 35 (16.51%) Web Application Development
5 25 (11.79%) OO
5 25 (11.79%) CRM
6 21 (9.91%) Migration
7 19 (8.96%) Web Development
7 19 (8.96%) BDD
8 18 (8.49%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (8.02%) ITIL
10 16 (7.55%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (7.08%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.13%) Scrum
12 13 (6.13%) Waterfall
13 12 (5.66%) Project Management
14 11 (5.19%) MVVM
15 10 (4.72%) PRINCE2
16 8 (3.77%) Process Management
16 8 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 157 (74.06%) C#
2 95 (44.81%) SQL
3 58 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 57 (26.89%) T-SQL
5 36 (16.98%) VB.NET
6 31 (14.62%) VB
7 26 (12.26%) C++
8 22 (10.38%) Ruby
9 12 (5.66%) Java
10 8 (3.77%) VB6
11 4 (1.89%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.42%) VBScript
12 3 (1.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.47%) PHP
13 1 (0.47%) C
13 1 (0.47%) Python
13 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (11.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.49%) Degree
3 12 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.83%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.42%) MCSD
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) MCAD
7 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (12.74%) Active Directory
2 25 (11.79%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.89%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.47%) Samba
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (2.83%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.42%) WSUS
3 2 (0.94%) SCCM
3 2 (0.94%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 97 (45.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.38%) VMware
3 18 (8.49%) Cisco
4 12 (5.66%) Citrix
5 10 (4.72%) Google
6 9 (4.25%) NetApp
7 8 (3.77%) HP
7 8 (3.77%) Oracle
8 5 (2.36%) Facebook
8 5 (2.36%) Twitter
9 2 (0.94%) Telerik
9 2 (0.94%) SAP
9 2 (0.94%) Dell
9 2 (0.94%) CA
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.47%) Cognos
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Salary: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 11 days ago