Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 17 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 39 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 10.71% 11.23% 19.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.00% 34.96% 59.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 35
County Antrim median annual salary £34,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,100 £28,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £49,625 £52,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £34,500 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -8.00% -3.23% +24.00%

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 100 123 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 27.47% 32.11% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 62 87 66
County Antrim median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,350 £26,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,000 £52,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -3.33%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -1 37 £34,000 - 13
Ballymoney - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 23 (58.97%) C#
2 17 (43.59%) .NET
3 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
5 13 (33.33%) MVC
6 11 (28.21%) Oracle
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.21%) Web Development
6 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (25.64%) TDD
8 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
9 8 (20.51%) Java
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
9 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
10 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (15.38%) SOLID
11 6 (15.38%) Degree
11 6 (15.38%) WCF
11 6 (15.38%) JIRA
11 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 6 (15.38%) CSS
12 5 (12.82%) IIS
12 5 (12.82%) Scrum
12 5 (12.82%) SOA

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 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) GlassFish
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.56%) npm
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) Power BI
4 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) QlikView
5 1 (2.56%) Redis
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.69%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.56%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (2.56%) gulp
6 1 (2.56%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) Mockito
6 1 (2.56%) RStudio
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Front Office
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Data Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Production Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Python Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL BI Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SSRS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (23.08%) HTML
4 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.38%) CSS
5 6 (15.38%) WCF
6 5 (12.82%) JSON
7 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.26%) Ajax
8 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 3 (7.69%) HTML5
9 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.13%) Java EE
9 2 (5.13%) Spring
10 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
10 1 (2.56%) JMS
10 1 (2.56%) SOAP
10 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Android
1 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) MVC
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Web Development
3 10 (25.64%) TDD
4 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (15.38%) SOLID
6 5 (12.82%) BDD
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (10.26%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) Product Management
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.69%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
4 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) ES6
5 1 (2.56%) Java 8
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) logstash
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) FXall
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Nintex
4 1 (2.56%) Reuters
4 1 (2.56%) VMware