Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North East > Durham
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 36 60 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 17.82% 17.49% 17.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.02% 46.88% 73.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 39
Durham median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -2.83%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £28,533
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £47,750
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25% +6.67%

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 Durham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Durham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 59 128 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 29.21% 37.32% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 52 111 54
Durham median annual salary £39,813 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.75% - -2.83%
10th Percentile £26,700 £25,000 £27,810
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £50,250
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +9.59%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Durham

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Durham.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Durham

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Durham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Durham over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Durham

SQL Server
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Durham region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Stockton-on-Tees +1 15 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Darlington -4 8 £28,750 -11.54% 4
Barnard Castle - 1 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server
North East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Durham region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 23 (63.89%) C#
2 21 (58.33%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
9 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 6 (16.67%) HTML
9 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 6 (16.67%) CSS
9 6 (16.67%) IIS
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
9 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (13.89%) ABBYY
10 5 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (13.89%) Robotics
10 5 (13.89%) WCF
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) NuGet
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Google Play
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) SMS
2 2 (5.56%) WLAN
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) RavenDB
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) Power BI
2 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) QlikView
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Junior
5 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (13.89%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (13.89%) WCF
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 4 (11.11%) Angular 2
6 4 (11.11%) HTML5
6 4 (11.11%) JSON
6 4 (11.11%) RESTful
7 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (8.33%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (13.89%) Robotics
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) iPhone
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Scrum
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (16.67%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.89%) ERP
5 5 (13.89%) Process Management
5 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
6 4 (11.11%) DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Kanban
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
8 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.56%) ETL
8 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.56%) VB
7 2 (5.56%) VB6
8 1 (2.78%) F#
8 1 (2.78%) X++
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kibana
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) ABBYY
2 5 (13.89%) Kofax
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (5.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Nintex
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Tableau