The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 12 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 25 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 11.06% 31.53% 17.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.89% 68.63% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 11
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -1.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 76 51 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 33.63% 45.95% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 63 28 18
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Belfast

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Belfast.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Belfast

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Belfast over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Belfast

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 27 (62.79%) .NET
2 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) C#
3 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
5 14 (32.56%) Oracle
5 14 (32.56%) WPF
6 13 (30.23%) Silverlight
6 13 (30.23%) Java
7 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
7 11 (25.58%) PL/SQL
7 11 (25.58%) Web Services
7 11 (25.58%) Windows
7 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
7 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
8 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
8 10 (23.26%) JMS
8 10 (23.26%) J2EE
8 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
9 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
9 9 (20.93%) MVC
9 9 (20.93%) IBM
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
10 8 (18.60%) HTML
11 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
11 7 (16.28%) CSS
11 7 (16.28%) EAM
11 7 (16.28%) Asset Management
11 7 (16.28%) WinForms

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) JBoss
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.30%) NetWeaver
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Kentico
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) PVCS
2 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Applications Developer
5 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) .NET
2 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
3 14 (32.56%) WPF
4 13 (30.23%) Silverlight
5 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
5 11 (25.58%) Web Services
6 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
6 10 (23.26%) J2EE
6 10 (23.26%) JMS
7 8 (18.60%) HTML
8 7 (16.28%) CSS
8 7 (16.28%) WinForms
9 6 (13.95%) Ajax
9 6 (13.95%) Entity Framework
9 6 (13.95%) Java EE
9 6 (13.95%) jQuery
9 6 (13.95%) Sass
9 6 (13.95%) SOAP
10 5 (11.63%) WCF
11 4 (9.30%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Smart Energy
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.63%) Replication
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
2 9 (20.93%) MVC
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Asset Management
3 7 (16.28%) EAM
4 6 (13.95%) Android Development
4 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
4 6 (13.95%) Mobile Development
5 5 (11.63%) Process Management
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) MVVM
8 2 (4.65%) CRM
8 2 (4.65%) Presales
8 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.33%) Change Control
9 1 (2.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) C#
1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Scala
5 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) MCSA
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.63%) XenApp
1 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
1 5 (11.63%) XenServer
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
3 9 (20.93%) IBM
4 6 (13.95%) Xamarin
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Forcepoint
5 5 (11.63%) Sophos
5 5 (11.63%) Veeam
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) Adobe
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) HP
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