Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 15 5
Rank change year-on-year -8 -10 +17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 30 46 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.09% 11.11% 22.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.61% 37.40% 62.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 25
County Antrim median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% -4.00% +22.95%
10th Percentile £27,050 £24,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £43,500 £55,000 £42,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +22.95%

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 92 123 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 27.88% 29.71% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 101 43
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £27,600
90th Percentile £70,500 £59,500 £47,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -4 29 £32,500 -13.33% 13
Ballymoney - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 15 (50.00%) C#
2 14 (46.67%) .NET
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 9 (30.00%) MVC
5 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (23.33%) Web Development
6 7 (23.33%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) Workflow
7 6 (20.00%) Workflow Management
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (20.00%) Azkaban
7 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (20.00%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (20.00%) Luigi
8 5 (16.67%) Looker
8 5 (16.67%) Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) TDD

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 6 (20.00%) Apache Airflow
1 6 (20.00%) Luigi
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Azkaban
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.67%) Looker
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Power BI
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
4 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Mockito
4 1 (3.33%) RStudio
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Software Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Data Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) Ajax
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.33%) JSON
6 3 (10.00%) WCF
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.67%) Pandas
7 2 (6.67%) SQLAlchemy
7 2 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.33%) HTML5
8 1 (3.33%) iBATIS
8 1 (3.33%) Java EE
8 1 (3.33%) JMS
8 1 (3.33%) Middleware
8 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Fintech
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) Web Development
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Workflow
3 6 (20.00%) Workflow Management
4 5 (16.67%) Analytics
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) Product Management
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.67%) HNC
2 2 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) Capita
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Radianz
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau