Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North East > Durham
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 66 46 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 19.41% 18.40% 21.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.10% 71.88% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 67
Durham median annual salary £33,250 £37,500 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.33% +4.11% +14.34%
10th Percentile £24,850 £31,900 £28,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,000 £42,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,018
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.06% +2.91%

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 122 64 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 35.88% 25.60% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 106 52 104
Durham median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.11% +14.34%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,100 £25,500
90th Percentile £54,375 £59,625 £45,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £38,440 £36,018
% change year-on-year -8.95% +6.72% +2.91%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Darlington +2 25 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Stockton-on-Tees -5 4 £45,000 +20.00% 5
SQL Server
North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 42 (63.64%) C#
3 41 (62.12%) .NET
4 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (36.36%) HTML
5 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 21 (31.82%) HTML5
7 21 (31.82%) MVC
8 20 (30.30%) SQL
8 20 (30.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (25.76%) CRM
10 17 (25.76%) Scrum
11 16 (24.24%) Web Application Development
11 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (22.73%) CSS
13 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
14 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
14 13 (19.70%) OO
14 13 (19.70%) SLA
14 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
14 13 (19.70%) RavenDB
15 12 (18.18%) CSS3
15 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
15 12 (18.18%) Web Services
15 12 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
15 12 (18.18%) WCF
16 11 (16.67%) REST

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 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.55%) Office 365
3 2 (3.03%) IaaS
3 2 (3.03%) PaaS
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) VoIP
2 5 (7.58%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 13 (19.70%) RavenDB
3 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 10 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.06%) OLAP
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.03%) Power BI
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.52%) Big Data
10 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) NuGet
4 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (75.76%) Developer
2 27 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 20 (30.30%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Junior
7 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Junior Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Junior Technical Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Junior Technical Support
8 5 (7.58%) Junior Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) .NET
2 24 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 24 (36.36%) HTML
3 21 (31.82%) HTML5
4 20 (30.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 15 (22.73%) CSS
8 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
9 12 (18.18%) CSS3
9 12 (18.18%) WCF
9 12 (18.18%) Web Services
10 11 (16.67%) REST
11 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (6.06%) Node.js
12 4 (6.06%) RESTful
13 3 (4.55%) SOAP
14 2 (3.03%) JSON
15 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) BBC
3 4 (6.06%) Social Media
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) MVC
3 17 (25.76%) CRM
3 17 (25.76%) Scrum
4 16 (24.24%) Web Application Development
5 13 (19.70%) OO
6 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (15.15%) Web Development
7 8 (12.12%) ETL
7 8 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Change Control
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.58%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (7.58%) TDD
9 4 (6.06%) BDD
9 4 (6.06%) ITIL
9 4 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (4.55%) Process Management
10 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) C#
2 20 (30.30%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.12%) C++
5 8 (12.12%) TypeScript
6 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.06%) Ruby
7 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) ABBYY
3 4 (6.06%) Apple
3 4 (6.06%) Facebook
3 4 (6.06%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) Kofax
3 4 (6.06%) Sony
3 4 (6.06%) Yahoo!
4 3 (4.55%) Capita
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) EMC
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) DocuSign
6 1 (1.52%) Sage