Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North East > Durham
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 21 40 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Durham 14.19% 16.26% 17.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.33% 67.80% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 38
Median annual salary £37,500 £36,452 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.88% -8.87% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,875 £25,925 £23,200
90th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £57,500
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -

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 36 59 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 24.32% 23.98% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 65
Median annual salary £37,500 £36,550 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% -2.53% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,450 £26,975 £25,450
90th Percentile £43,750 £73,750 £57,500
North East median annual salary £43,000 £42,176 £40,570
% change year-on-year +1.95% +3.96% +1.43%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Durham

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Durham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Durham.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Durham

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Durham

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Durham over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 2020. 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 +9 2 £21,000 -44.00% 2
SQL Server
North East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) .NET Core
4 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) MVC
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 9 (42.86%) SDLC
6 8 (38.10%) OO
6 8 (38.10%) Azure
7 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 5 (23.81%) Power Platform
8 5 (23.81%) Power BI
8 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (23.81%) Web Development
8 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (19.05%) OOD
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (19.05%) TDD
9 4 (19.05%) Retail
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC

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 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Sitefinity
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Power BI
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Postman
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (19.05%) Public Sector
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Software Developer
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) .NET Core
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) Aurelia
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) React
8 1 (4.76%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
1 9 (42.86%) SDLC
2 8 (38.10%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Microservices
4 4 (19.05%) OOD
4 4 (19.05%) SOLID
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft