Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 65 70 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 11.04% 17.77% 13.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.39% 53.03% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 39
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.95% -23.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £18,650 £24,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 189 132 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 32.09% 33.50% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 108 60 68
County Antrim median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,175 £20,500 £27,200
90th Percentile £56,500 £65,000 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% -2.78% +2.86%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in County Antrim

SQL Server
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in County Antrim

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in County Antrim over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in County Antrim

SQL Server
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -9 64 £37,500 +7.14% 16
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 53 (81.54%) SQL
2 41 (63.08%) C#
3 29 (44.62%) .NET
3 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET
4 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
5 26 (40.00%) CSS
6 25 (38.46%) HTML
7 21 (32.31%) MVC
7 21 (32.31%) jQuery
8 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
9 18 (27.69%) Degree
10 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
12 14 (21.54%) WCF
12 14 (21.54%) Scrum
13 13 (20.00%) TDD
13 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (20.00%) Analytics
13 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (18.46%) HTML5
14 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (16.92%) Kanban
15 11 (16.92%) Refactoring
15 11 (16.92%) XML
15 11 (16.92%) XSL
15 11 (16.92%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
16 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.08%) PaaS
2 2 (3.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) npm
3 1 (1.54%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Power BI
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Front Office
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (78.46%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Software Developer
3 18 (27.69%) C# Developer
4 17 (26.15%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 11 (16.92%) .NET Software Developer
6 11 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (13.85%) DBA
8 8 (12.31%) SQL DBA
9 7 (10.77%) Analyst
9 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (10.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
9 7 (10.77%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (9.23%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (9.23%) ETL Analyst
10 6 (9.23%) ETL Developer
10 6 (9.23%) SSIS Analyst
11 3 (4.62%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) .NET
1 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET
2 26 (40.00%) CSS
3 25 (38.46%) HTML
4 21 (32.31%) jQuery
5 19 (29.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
7 14 (21.54%) WCF
8 12 (18.46%) HTML5
9 11 (16.92%) XML
9 11 (16.92%) XSL
10 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
10 8 (12.31%) Entity Framework
11 6 (9.23%) Java EE
12 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (6.15%) REST
13 4 (6.15%) WPF
14 2 (3.08%) CSS3
14 2 (3.08%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.92%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.77%) Replication
4 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.62%) Clustering
5 3 (4.62%) Internet of Things
5 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) MVC
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.54%) Scrum
4 13 (20.00%) Analytics
4 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (20.00%) TDD
5 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.92%) Kanban
6 11 (16.92%) Refactoring
7 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (10.77%) OO
9 7 (10.77%) Storage Management
10 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) Data Architecture
10 6 (9.23%) Data Integration
10 6 (9.23%) Digital Analytics
10 6 (9.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (81.54%) SQL
2 41 (63.08%) C#
3 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) ES6
7 1 (1.54%) Java 8
7 1 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) VMware