Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 73 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 19.41% 12.50% 19.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.94% 49.33% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 24
County Antrim median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £18,650 £27,500 £22,650
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £53,375
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%

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 126 75 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 33.51% 25.34% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 53 60 41
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £27,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £53,750
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year -2.78% -4.64% +7.86%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 67 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Newtownabbey - 2 £26,500 -
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 52 (71.23%) Microsoft
2 43 (58.90%) Oracle
3 34 (46.58%) SQL
4 26 (35.62%) Legal
5 25 (34.25%) C#
5 25 (34.25%) .NET
6 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
7 23 (31.51%) Migration
7 23 (31.51%) Relational Database
8 21 (28.77%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (28.77%) Degree
8 21 (28.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (27.40%) Finance
9 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (27.40%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (26.03%) T-SQL
11 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
11 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
12 15 (20.55%) Computer Science Degree
13 13 (17.81%) MVC
13 13 (17.81%) Mobile App
14 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (16.44%) Replication
14 12 (16.44%) HTML
14 12 (16.44%) Java
14 12 (16.44%) CSS
14 12 (16.44%) SOAP
15 11 (15.07%) Web Services
15 11 (15.07%) Windows
15 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling

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 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) Confluence
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) npm
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.48%) GitHub
3 4 (5.48%) Office 365
3 4 (5.48%) Slack
4 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.11%) PaaS
4 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
1 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.37%) SAN
1 1 (1.37%) SNMP
1 1 (1.37%) VoIP
1 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (15.07%) RDBMS
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (8.22%) Ingres
5 6 (8.22%) MySQL
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.85%) Big Data
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.37%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.37%) DataStage
9 1 (1.37%) DB2
9 1 (1.37%) DecisionStream
9 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.37%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.22%) Jasmine
1 6 (8.22%) JUnit
1 6 (8.22%) Karma Test Runner
1 6 (8.22%) Mockito
1 6 (8.22%) Protractor
1 6 (8.22%) Subversion
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (35.62%) Legal
2 20 (27.40%) Finance
3 11 (15.07%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.22%) Banking
4 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.22%) Prime Brokerage
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) DBA
3 14 (19.18%) Software Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Administrator
5 10 (13.70%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (13.70%) SQL DBA
6 9 (12.33%) Consultant
7 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.96%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.96%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Angular Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.48%) IT Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Senior .NET Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
12 2 (2.74%) Architect
12 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) .NET
2 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.44%) CSS
3 12 (16.44%) HTML
3 12 (16.44%) SOAP
4 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
4 11 (15.07%) Web Services
5 9 (12.33%) HTML5
6 7 (9.59%) .NET Framework
6 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (9.59%) Java EE
6 7 (9.59%) JMS
7 6 (8.22%) Ionic Framework
7 6 (8.22%) jQuery
7 6 (8.22%) LESS
7 6 (8.22%) React Native
7 6 (8.22%) RESTful
7 6 (8.22%) Sass
8 5 (6.85%) Entity Framework
8 5 (6.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.81%) Mobile App
3 12 (16.44%) Replication
4 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Fintech
7 1 (1.37%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (12.33%) Android
4 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Migration
2 21 (28.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (28.77%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.40%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (17.81%) MVC
5 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
6 10 (13.70%) Scrum
6 10 (13.70%) SDLC
6 10 (13.70%) Statistics
7 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.96%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.59%) TDD
10 6 (8.22%) Android Development
10 6 (8.22%) Front End Development
10 6 (8.22%) iOS Development
10 6 (8.22%) SEO
10 6 (8.22%) Task Automation
10 6 (8.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) C#
3 19 (26.03%) T-SQL
4 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.44%) Java
6 11 (15.07%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.22%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) Scala
9 1 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Degree
2 15 (20.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (9.59%) Postgraduate
4 5 (6.85%) HNC
4 5 (6.85%) HND
4 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) CCA
6 1 (1.37%) CCNA
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCITP
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
1 1 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (71.23%) Microsoft
2 43 (58.90%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.48%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.11%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) CommVault
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) Capita
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) Cognos
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) EMC
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Symantec