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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 22
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 13 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 8.33% 12.14% 10.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.26% 42.50% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 8
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.42% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 46 40 50
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 29.49% 28.57% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 21
Median salary £48,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.80% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -10 11 £31,750 -9.28%
SQL Server
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 33 (80.49%) .NET
2 32 (78.05%) C#
3 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 21 (51.22%) SQL
5 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
5 18 (43.90%) WPF
6 14 (34.15%) Windows
7 13 (31.71%) Silverlight
7 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
8 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
8 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
9 11 (26.83%) MVC
10 10 (24.39%) HTML
10 10 (24.39%) Web Services
11 9 (21.95%) CSS
11 9 (21.95%) WinForms
11 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
12 8 (19.51%) WCF
12 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
13 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.07%) MVVM
14 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
14 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
14 6 (14.63%) Sass
14 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (14.63%) Android
14 6 (14.63%) Degree
14 6 (14.63%) Android Development
14 6 (14.63%) iOS Development

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 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
1 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.88%) SSDT
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) CruiseControl
1 3 (7.32%) NUnit
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) .NET Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Software Developer
4 9 (21.95%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Applications Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (80.49%) .NET
2 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
2 18 (43.90%) WPF
3 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
3 13 (31.71%) Silverlight
4 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
5 10 (24.39%) HTML
5 10 (24.39%) Web Services
6 9 (21.95%) CSS
6 9 (21.95%) WinForms
7 8 (19.51%) WCF
8 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
8 6 (14.63%) Sass
9 5 (12.20%) jQuery
10 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (7.32%) ADO.NET
11 3 (7.32%) LINQ
12 2 (4.88%) Ajax
12 2 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Smart Energy
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Android
2 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) MVC
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) MVVM
3 6 (14.63%) Android Development
3 6 (14.63%) iOS Development
3 6 (14.63%) Mobile Development
4 5 (12.20%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.32%) EAM
6 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.32%) Process Management
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (4.88%) Data Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) C#
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.88%) Scala
9 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) HNC
2 3 (7.32%) HND
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) XenApp
1 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
1 2 (4.88%) XenServer
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Xamarin
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) Sophos
5 2 (4.88%) Veeam