Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 68 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 17.30% 12.87% 19.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 51.52% 47.56% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 28
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £17,725 £23,550 £25,275
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £48,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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 132 82 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 33.59% 27.06% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 60 69 46
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -3.45%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,150 £25,625
90th Percentile £65,250 £55,000 £52,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -6 63 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Newtownabbey - 2 £26,500 -
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 46 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (55.88%) Oracle
3 26 (38.24%) SQL
3 26 (38.24%) Legal
4 24 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (33.82%) Relational Database
6 21 (30.88%) Migration
6 21 (30.88%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (29.41%) Degree
7 20 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 19 (27.94%) C#
8 19 (27.94%) T-SQL
8 19 (27.94%) Finance
9 18 (26.47%) .NET
9 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
10 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 15 (22.06%) MVC
11 15 (22.06%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (20.59%) CSS
12 14 (20.59%) HTML
12 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
13 13 (19.12%) Mobile App
14 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
14 12 (17.65%) Workflow
15 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
15 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
15 11 (16.18%) Replication

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 (8.82%) Apache Airflow
1 6 (8.82%) Luigi
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) Confluence
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.82%) npm
3 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.88%) GitHub
4 4 (5.88%) Office 365
4 4 (5.88%) Slack
5 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.41%) PaaS
5 3 (4.41%) SaaS
6 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.47%) SNMP
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) VoIP
2 1 (1.47%) VPN
2 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (16.18%) RDBMS
4 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
4 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (8.82%) Azkaban
5 6 (8.82%) Ingres
5 6 (8.82%) MySQL
6 5 (7.35%) Looker
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.47%) Big Data
9 1 (1.47%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.82%) Jasmine
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
1 6 (8.82%) JUnit
1 6 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
1 6 (8.82%) Mockito
1 6 (8.82%) Protractor
1 6 (8.82%) Subversion
2 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (38.24%) Legal
2 19 (27.94%) Finance
3 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.82%) Banking
5 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.35%) Prime Brokerage
6 2 (2.94%) Marketing
7 1 (1.47%) Automotive
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) DBA
3 15 (22.06%) Software Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Administrator
5 10 (14.71%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (14.71%) SQL DBA
6 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.29%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Angular Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) Technical Leader
9 4 (5.88%) Data Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) IT Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Architect
11 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
12 1 (1.47%) Data Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.59%) CSS
3 14 (20.59%) HTML
4 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
5 9 (13.24%) HTML5
6 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (10.29%) SOAP
7 6 (8.82%) Ionic Framework
7 6 (8.82%) Java EE
7 6 (8.82%) JMS
7 6 (8.82%) jQuery
7 6 (8.82%) LESS
7 6 (8.82%) React Native
7 6 (8.82%) RESTful
7 6 (8.82%) Sass
8 5 (7.35%) Entity Framework
8 5 (7.35%) Web Services
9 4 (5.88%) Node.js
9 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 13 (19.12%) Mobile App
3 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
3 11 (16.18%) Replication
4 3 (4.41%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Fintech
6 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (13.24%) Android
4 6 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.35%) Windows
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.47%) Unix
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (30.88%) Migration
2 21 (30.88%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (22.06%) MVC
5 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
6 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.65%) Workflow
7 10 (14.71%) Scrum
7 10 (14.71%) Statistics
8 8 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (10.29%) Analytics
9 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.29%) TDD
10 6 (8.82%) Android Development
10 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
10 6 (8.82%) iOS Development
10 6 (8.82%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) SQL
2 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.94%) C#
3 19 (27.94%) T-SQL
4 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.29%) Java
6 6 (8.82%) Python
6 6 (8.82%) TypeScript
7 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
9 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (10.29%) Postgraduate
4 5 (7.35%) HNC
4 5 (7.35%) HND
5 1 (1.47%) CCA
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (55.88%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
5 2 (2.94%) CommVault
5 2 (2.94%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) BT
6 1 (1.47%) Capita
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) Cognos
6 1 (1.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.47%) EMC
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Radianz
6 1 (1.47%) Symantec
6 1 (1.47%) VMware