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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 147 67 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.97% 17.77% 21.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 65.63% 65.69% 69.19%
Number of salaries quoted 134 57 114
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
224 102 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 39.58% 27.06% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 200 87 167
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 96 £36,250 -9.37% 23
Gateshead +2 26 £37,500 +40.18% 6
Sunderland +2 14 £37,500 +47.05% 4
North Shields - 7 £37,500 - 1
North Tyneside - 2 £34,500 -
Blaydon - 1 £25,400 -
Wallsend - 1 £34,500 -
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 214 (78.10%) .NET
2 206 (75.18%) C#
3 177 (64.60%) ASP.NET
4 128 (46.72%) SQL
5 121 (44.16%) MVC
6 118 (43.07%) Microsoft
7 107 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (37.96%) HTML
9 89 (32.48%) JavaScript
9 89 (32.48%) WCF
10 86 (31.39%) CSS
11 82 (29.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 81 (29.56%) .NET Framework
13 76 (27.74%) TDD
13 76 (27.74%) T-SQL
13 76 (27.74%) Windows
14 63 (22.99%) SQL Server 2008
15 58 (21.17%) Ajax
16 53 (19.34%) VB.NET
17 52 (18.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 49 (17.88%) Web Application Development
19 48 (17.52%) Git (software)
19 48 (17.52%) WPF
20 47 (17.15%) VB
21 46 (16.79%) XML
21 46 (16.79%) jQuery
22 45 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
23 44 (16.06%) Node.js
23 44 (16.06%) RESTful
23 44 (16.06%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 44 (16.06%) Node.js
2 33 (12.04%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (10.22%) SharePoint
4 27 (9.85%) MS Exchange
5 24 (8.76%) IIS
6 17 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (4.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (3.28%) CMS
10 5 (1.82%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.09%) Lync
11 3 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.09%) SAS
12 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 38 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.09%) SPSS
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.01%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.93%) Internet
2 16 (5.84%) Firewall
3 13 (4.74%) WAN
4 12 (4.38%) LAN
5 10 (3.65%) SAN
5 10 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (3.28%) DHCP
6 9 (3.28%) DNS
7 7 (2.55%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.46%) SSL
8 4 (1.46%) Intranet
9 3 (1.09%) Extranet
10 2 (0.73%) HTTP
11 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.36%) VoIP
11 1 (0.36%) GPRS
11 1 (0.36%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (13.87%) NoSQL
3 20 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (6.57%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.19%) MySQL
8 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.46%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.09%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.09%) QlikView
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (17.52%) Git (software)
2 42 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (9.49%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.47%) NUnit
5 12 (4.38%) Moq
6 10 (3.65%) Subversion
7 8 (2.92%) Mercurial
8 7 (2.55%) MSTest
9 5 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.36%) ProC
12 1 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 26 (9.49%) Finance
2 10 (3.65%) German Language
2 10 (3.65%) Games
3 9 (3.28%) Advertising
4 4 (1.46%) Back Office
5 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.73%) Electronics
5 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Automotive
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Local Government
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 206 (75.18%) Developer
2 123 (44.89%) .NET Developer
3 56 (20.44%) C# Developer
4 38 (13.87%) Software Developer
5 32 (11.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (6.20%) Field Engineer
7 16 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (5.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (5.47%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.11%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (4.74%) Consultant
11 12 (4.38%) Junior
11 12 (4.38%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.01%) SharePoint Developer
12 11 (4.01%) DBA
13 10 (3.65%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.65%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.65%) SQL DBA
14 9 (3.28%) Junior Developer
14 9 (3.28%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (78.10%) .NET
2 177 (64.60%) ASP.NET
3 104 (37.96%) HTML
4 89 (32.48%) WCF
5 86 (31.39%) CSS
6 82 (29.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 81 (29.56%) .NET Framework
8 58 (21.17%) Ajax
9 52 (18.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 48 (17.52%) WPF
11 46 (16.79%) XML
11 46 (16.79%) jQuery
12 45 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (16.06%) RESTful
14 42 (15.33%) Web Services
15 31 (11.31%) LINQ
16 29 (10.58%) HTML5
17 26 (9.49%) WinForms
18 18 (6.57%) ADO.NET
19 17 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.30%) Client/Server
2 19 (6.93%) N-Tier
3 12 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.82%) iPhone
6 5 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.82%) Social Network
7 4 (1.46%) Replication
7 4 (1.46%) Clustering
8 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.09%) Open Source
8 3 (1.09%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.36%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (27.74%) Windows
2 20 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.82%) Android
5 5 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.09%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.09%) Linux
7 2 (0.73%) UNIX
7 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (44.16%) MVC
2 107 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (27.74%) TDD
4 49 (17.88%) Web Application Development
5 44 (16.06%) OO
6 38 (13.87%) BDD
7 36 (13.14%) CRM
8 23 (8.39%) Project Management
8 23 (8.39%) Waterfall
9 21 (7.66%) Scrum
9 21 (7.66%) Web Development
10 19 (6.93%) Analytics
10 19 (6.93%) ITIL
10 19 (6.93%) Migration
11 18 (6.57%) PRINCE2
12 17 (6.20%) Time Management
13 16 (5.84%) Process Management
13 16 (5.84%) Software Engineering
13 16 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (5.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 206 (75.18%) C#
2 128 (46.72%) SQL
3 89 (32.48%) JavaScript
4 76 (27.74%) T-SQL
5 53 (19.34%) VB.NET
6 47 (17.15%) VB
7 39 (14.23%) Ruby
8 28 (10.22%) C++
9 19 (6.93%) VB6
10 16 (5.84%) Java
11 6 (2.19%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.09%) R
13 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.09%) C
13 3 (1.09%) Python
14 1 (0.36%) Scala
14 1 (0.36%) Delphi
14 1 (0.36%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (9.49%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.74%) MCSD
4 11 (4.01%) Degree
4 11 (4.01%) MCTS
4 11 (4.01%) MCP
4 11 (4.01%) MCAD
5 10 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.92%) Sun Certification
6 8 (2.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.84%) PMBOK
2 3 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.39%) Hyper-V
3 20 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.19%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 118 (43.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.66%) VMware
3 14 (5.11%) Oracle
4 13 (4.74%) NetApp
4 13 (4.74%) Cisco
5 11 (4.01%) Citrix
6 6 (2.19%) HP
7 5 (1.82%) Facebook
7 5 (1.82%) Twitter
7 5 (1.82%) Google
8 4 (1.46%) Cognos
8 4 (1.46%) CA
9 3 (1.09%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.09%) Tableau
9 3 (1.09%) Teradata
9 3 (1.09%) Telerik
9 3 (1.09%) IBM
9 3 (1.09%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.73%) SAP
11 1 (0.36%) Pega
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Shields
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Fast Track
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ competetive
Posted: 5 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Holidays / Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago