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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 175 101 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.50% 18.43% 22.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.72% 57.39% 74.73%
Number of salaries quoted 145 94 121
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,701 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £42,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
251 176 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.88% 32.12% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 207 163 161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,995
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +5 128 £37,500 - 31
Gateshead -1 28 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Sunderland -4 7 £31,250 +4.16%
North Shields - 7 £37,500 - 1
North Tyneside - 3 £34,500 -
Blaydon - 1 £25,400 -
South Shields - 1 - -
Wallsend - 1 £34,500 -
SQL Server
North East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 235 (78.86%) .NET
2 227 (76.17%) C#
3 195 (65.44%) ASP.NET
4 138 (46.31%) SQL
5 129 (43.29%) Microsoft
6 127 (42.62%) MVC
7 125 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (33.56%) HTML
9 99 (33.22%) .NET Framework
10 98 (32.89%) JavaScript
11 92 (30.87%) WCF
12 87 (29.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 83 (27.85%) CSS
14 74 (24.83%) TDD
15 71 (23.83%) T-SQL
15 71 (23.83%) Windows
16 66 (22.15%) Entity Framework
17 60 (20.13%) SQL Server 2008
18 59 (19.80%) Ajax
19 58 (19.46%) Git (software)
20 56 (18.79%) ASP.NET Web API
21 52 (17.45%) Web Application Development
21 52 (17.45%) OO
22 51 (17.11%) VB.NET
22 51 (17.11%) jQuery
22 51 (17.11%) Node.js
23 48 (16.11%) RESTful
24 47 (15.77%) VB
25 45 (15.10%) MS Excel
26 44 (14.77%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 51 (17.11%) Node.js
2 26 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 24 (8.05%) MS Exchange
4 23 (7.72%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (7.38%) IIS
6 15 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (4.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (4.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (4.03%) CMS
9 10 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (2.68%) SAS
11 6 (2.01%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.68%) Orchard CMS
13 3 (1.01%) Lync
13 3 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.01%) Umbraco
13 3 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (15.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.68%) SPSS
3 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (6.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.36%) WAN
2 12 (4.03%) LAN
2 12 (4.03%) SAN
3 11 (3.69%) Internet
3 11 (3.69%) Firewall
3 11 (3.69%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (2.35%) DHCP
4 7 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.35%) DNS
5 4 (1.34%) SSL
6 2 (0.67%) HTTP
6 2 (0.67%) NAS
7 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) VoIP
7 1 (0.34%) GPRS
7 1 (0.34%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 43 (14.43%) NoSQL
3 21 (7.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.02%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.68%) Pentaho
9 8 (2.68%) QlikView
10 6 (2.01%) MySQL
10 6 (2.01%) DB2
10 6 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (19.46%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (10.40%) Visual Studio
4 14 (4.70%) Subversion
5 10 (3.36%) NUnit
6 7 (2.35%) Moq
6 7 (2.35%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.01%) JUnit
8 3 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.67%) ProC
9 2 (0.67%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.67%) Selenium
9 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.67%) MSTest
10 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (7.72%) Finance
2 12 (4.03%) Games
3 10 (3.36%) Advertising
4 6 (2.01%) German Language
5 5 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Local Government
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 223 (74.83%) Developer
2 140 (46.98%) .NET Developer
3 49 (16.44%) C# Developer
4 37 (12.42%) Software Developer
5 33 (11.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (7.72%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (7.38%) Senior Developer
8 19 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 18 (6.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.70%) Consultant
11 13 (4.36%) .NET Web Developer
12 12 (4.03%) Field Engineer
12 12 (4.03%) AWS Developer
13 11 (3.69%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (3.69%) SharePoint Developer
13 11 (3.69%) DBA
14 10 (3.36%) Graduate
14 10 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (3.36%) SQL DBA
15 9 (3.02%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (78.86%) .NET
2 195 (65.44%) ASP.NET
3 100 (33.56%) HTML
4 99 (33.22%) .NET Framework
5 92 (30.87%) WCF
6 87 (29.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 83 (27.85%) CSS
8 66 (22.15%) Entity Framework
9 59 (19.80%) Ajax
10 56 (18.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 51 (17.11%) jQuery
12 48 (16.11%) RESTful
13 41 (13.76%) WPF
14 34 (11.41%) Web Services
15 29 (9.73%) XML
16 28 (9.40%) LINQ
17 27 (9.06%) HTML5
18 26 (8.72%) WinForms
19 17 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 14 (4.70%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.70%) N-Tier
1 14 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.36%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.68%) Visualisation
3 8 (2.68%) Open Source
3 8 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.35%) iPhone
5 4 (1.34%) Replication
5 4 (1.34%) Clustering
6 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.34%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.34%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (23.83%) Windows
2 18 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (4.03%) UNIX
4 11 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.68%) Linux
6 7 (2.35%) Android
7 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (42.62%) MVC
2 125 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (24.83%) TDD
4 52 (17.45%) OO
4 52 (17.45%) Web Application Development
5 44 (14.77%) BDD
6 32 (10.74%) CRM
7 29 (9.73%) Waterfall
8 27 (9.06%) ITIL
9 26 (8.72%) Project Management
9 26 (8.72%) Analytics
10 25 (8.39%) Web Development
11 21 (7.05%) Scrum
12 19 (6.38%) PRINCE2
12 19 (6.38%) Time Management
13 18 (6.04%) Test Strategy
13 18 (6.04%) Process Management
14 16 (5.37%) Unit Testing
14 16 (5.37%) Dependency Injection
15 15 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 227 (76.17%) C#
2 138 (46.31%) SQL
3 98 (32.89%) JavaScript
4 71 (23.83%) T-SQL
5 51 (17.11%) VB.NET
6 47 (15.77%) VB
7 43 (14.43%) Ruby
8 25 (8.39%) VB6
8 25 (8.39%) C++
9 17 (5.70%) Java
10 9 (3.02%) C
10 9 (3.02%) Python
11 8 (2.68%) R
12 6 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.01%) Scala
13 5 (1.68%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.67%) Delphi
16 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.03%) Degree
4 13 (4.36%) MCSD
5 11 (3.69%) MCTS
5 11 (3.69%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.69%) MCP
5 11 (3.69%) MCAD
6 7 (2.35%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.04%) PMBOK
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 29 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.34%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 129 (43.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.40%) Oracle
3 18 (6.04%) VMware
4 13 (4.36%) NetApp
5 12 (4.03%) Business Objects
6 10 (3.36%) Cisco
7 9 (3.02%) Cognos
8 8 (2.68%) Teradata
8 8 (2.68%) IBM
8 8 (2.68%) Google
8 8 (2.68%) Tableau
8 8 (2.68%) Cloudera
9 7 (2.35%) Citrix
10 6 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.01%) Pega
11 5 (1.68%) Telerik
12 4 (1.34%) CA
12 4 (1.34%) SAP
13 2 (0.67%) RedDot
13 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North Shields
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Amazing Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k -£22k dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance, Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago