Period
to 16 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 47 69 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 12.30% 17.60% 12.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.00% 51.49% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 34
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £14,950 £27,950
90th Percentile £55,000 £44,750 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.90% -22.50% +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 100 134 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 26.18% 34.18% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 70 63 67
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £20,650 £27,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £86,000 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -7.89%

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 -5 45 £37,500 +21.95% 13
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 29 (61.70%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) .NET
3 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
4 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.04%) MVC
6 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (29.79%) TDD
7 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (27.66%) HTML
9 11 (23.40%) Web Development
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (23.40%) Oracle
10 10 (21.28%) CSS
10 10 (21.28%) Scrum
10 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (19.15%) Java
11 9 (19.15%) WCF
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
12 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
12 8 (17.02%) Finance
13 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (14.89%) SOLID
13 7 (14.89%) Linux
13 7 (14.89%) OO
13 7 (14.89%) jQuery
13 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework

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 (6.38%) GlassFish
1 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) SaaS
3 2 (4.26%) npm
3 2 (4.26%) Yarn
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.26%) Power BI
3 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) JUnit
3 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.13%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (2.13%) gulp
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Front Office
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Software Developer
3 12 (25.53%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.40%) C# Developer
5 8 (17.02%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (14.89%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (10.64%) DBA
8 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
9 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) SQL DBA
10 3 (6.38%) Administrator
10 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (6.38%) MySQL DBA
11 2 (4.26%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) .NET
1 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (27.66%) HTML
4 10 (21.28%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) WCF
6 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (14.89%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
7 5 (10.64%) HTML5
7 5 (10.64%) REST
7 5 (10.64%) WPF
7 5 (10.64%) XML
7 5 (10.64%) XSL
8 4 (8.51%) JSON
9 3 (6.38%) Java EE
10 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.51%) Internet of Things
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Android
3 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (34.04%) MVC
2 14 (29.79%) TDD
3 11 (23.40%) Web Development
4 10 (21.28%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.89%) OO
5 7 (14.89%) SOLID
5 7 (14.89%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.64%) BDD
7 5 (10.64%) Kanban
7 5 (10.64%) Refactoring
8 4 (8.51%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (8.51%) DevOps
8 4 (8.51%) OOD
8 4 (8.51%) OOP
8 4 (8.51%) SOA
8 4 (8.51%) Storage Management
8 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) Python
5 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.26%) ES6
7 2 (4.26%) Java 8
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) logstash
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) FXall
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Nintex
5 1 (2.13%) Reuters
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau