Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North East > Durham
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 46 25 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Durham 17.83% 14.97% 11.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 71.88% 59.52% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 45 24 17
10th Percentile £34,550 £31,625 £27,500
25th Percentile " £34,375 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £38,000 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% -2.56% -2.50%
75th Percentile £38,691 £43,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £44,250 £43,750 £53,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -

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 64 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 24.81% 25.15% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60 36 33
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £32,500
25th Percentile " £33,250 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.50% +2.00% -5.36%
75th Percentile £42,500 £43,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £44,438 £52,500
North East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 2021. 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 -5 7 £40,000 +25.98%
Darlington -7 2 £41,500 +7.79% 3
Hartlepool - 1 £37,000 -
Barnard Castle - 1 £25,000 - 1
SQL Server
North East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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 34 (73.91%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) JavaScript
2 33 (71.74%) Azure
2 33 (71.74%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (69.57%) HTML
4 30 (65.22%) C#
5 27 (58.70%) Scrum
5 27 (58.70%) Mentoring
5 27 (58.70%) .NET Core
6 26 (56.52%) Product Requirements
6 26 (56.52%) Full Stack Development
6 26 (56.52%) AngularJS
7 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.39%) SQL
9 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (13.04%) Social Skills
10 6 (13.04%) VMware
10 6 (13.04%) Windows
11 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
12 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
12 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
12 4 (8.70%) Node.js
12 4 (8.70%) Podcast
12 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (8.70%) Management Information System

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 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (71.74%) Azure
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
5 1 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) Power BI
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Social Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 27 (58.70%) Junior
2 27 (58.70%) Junior Developer
3 26 (56.52%) .NET Developer
3 26 (56.52%) Angular Developer
3 26 (56.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 26 (56.52%) C# Developer
3 26 (56.52%) Full Stack Developer
3 26 (56.52%) JavaScript Developer
3 26 (56.52%) Junior .NET Developer
3 26 (56.52%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 26 (56.52%) Junior C# Developer
3 26 (56.52%) Junior JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (73.91%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) HTML
3 27 (58.70%) .NET Core
4 26 (56.52%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.70%) Node.js
6 3 (6.52%) React
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) CSS
8 1 (2.17%) JSON
8 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.70%) Podcast
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (58.70%) Mentoring
2 27 (58.70%) Scrum
3 26 (56.52%) Full Stack Development
3 26 (56.52%) Product Requirements
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) ERP
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) ITSM
6 3 (6.52%) Logistics
6 3 (6.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) ETL
8 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.17%) Predictive Analytics
8 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) JavaScript
2 30 (65.22%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Mitel