The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England / North East
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 86 147 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.65% 22.97% 28.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.24% 60.74% 68.86%
Number of salaries quoted 86 137 178
Median salary £35,000 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.70% -6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,950 £48,500
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 the North East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 186 242 289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 29.52% 37.81% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 178 203 256
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in the North East

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in the North East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in the North East

SQL Server
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Tyne and Wear -5 63 £35,000 -0.70% 25
Durham +4 22 £35,000 +0.82% 3
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 132 (67.69%) .NET
2 122 (62.56%) C#
3 111 (56.92%) SQL
4 100 (51.28%) ASP.NET
4 100 (51.28%) MVC
5 86 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (41.03%) Microsoft
7 66 (33.85%) .NET Framework
8 65 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 60 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 57 (29.23%) Entity Framework
11 56 (28.72%) HTML
12 54 (27.69%) CSS
13 52 (26.67%) Web Services
14 45 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
15 42 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
16 40 (20.51%) WCF
17 38 (19.49%) Windows
17 38 (19.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 37 (18.97%) TDD
19 36 (18.46%) RESTful
20 34 (17.44%) Web Application Development
21 33 (16.92%) BDD
21 33 (16.92%) Ruby
22 32 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
23 30 (15.38%) NoSQL
24 29 (14.87%) ERP
25 28 (14.36%) CMS
25 28 (14.36%) CRM
26 27 (13.85%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 28 (14.36%) CMS
2 26 (13.33%) Umbraco
3 13 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.08%) IIS
5 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.08%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.54%) Apache
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
2 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (3.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (3.59%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.56%) Visualfiles
3 2 (1.03%) Maximo
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.08%) PaaS
4 5 (2.56%) Office 365
5 4 (2.05%) Yammer
6 3 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.54%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) Route 53
8 1 (0.51%) GitHub
8 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.13%) DNS
2 8 (4.10%) DHCP
2 8 (4.10%) Intranet
3 6 (3.08%) Firewall
3 6 (3.08%) Skype
3 6 (3.08%) SMTP
3 6 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.56%) DMZ
4 5 (2.56%) LAN
4 5 (2.56%) SAN
4 5 (2.56%) VLAN
4 5 (2.56%) WAN
5 4 (2.05%) PBX
5 4 (2.05%) VPN
6 3 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.51%) VoIP
7 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
2 30 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 19 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (9.23%) MongoDB
5 17 (8.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (4.10%) MySQL
12 8 (4.10%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (4.10%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (3.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.05%) Subversion
4 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.03%) Selenium
6 1 (0.51%) JIRA
6 1 (0.51%) JMeter
6 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (7.69%) Games
2 7 (3.59%) Advertising
3 5 (2.56%) Back Office
3 5 (2.56%) Law
4 4 (2.05%) Marketing
4 4 (2.05%) Military
5 3 (1.54%) Finance
5 3 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (65.64%) Developer
2 96 (49.23%) .NET Developer
3 50 (25.64%) C# Developer
4 47 (24.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (14.87%) Senior Developer
6 28 (14.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (14.36%) Senior .NET Developer
7 25 (12.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 22 (11.28%) Software Developer
10 19 (9.74%) Analyst
11 17 (8.72%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (8.72%) Graduate
11 17 (8.72%) Junior
12 15 (7.69%) Junior .NET Developer
12 15 (7.69%) Junior Developer
13 13 (6.67%) Applications Support
13 13 (6.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 13 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
14 12 (6.15%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (67.69%) .NET
2 100 (51.28%) ASP.NET
3 66 (33.85%) .NET Framework
4 60 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (29.23%) Entity Framework
6 56 (28.72%) HTML
7 54 (27.69%) CSS
8 52 (26.67%) Web Services
9 40 (20.51%) WCF
10 38 (19.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (18.46%) RESTful
12 27 (13.85%) jQuery
13 26 (13.33%) REST
14 25 (12.82%) SOAP
15 23 (11.79%) AngularJS
15 23 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 22 (11.28%) Node.js
17 20 (10.26%) Code First Entity Framework
18 17 (8.72%) WPF
19 16 (8.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.77%) FMCG
2 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.21%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (7.18%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.67%) Clustering
4 13 (6.67%) Replication
5 3 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.49%) Windows
2 22 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (5.13%) Linux
6 4 (2.05%) Unix
7 3 (1.54%) CentOS
7 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.03%) Solaris
8 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.51%) Android
9 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (51.28%) MVC
2 86 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (18.97%) TDD
4 34 (17.44%) Web Application Development
5 33 (16.92%) BDD
6 29 (14.87%) ERP
7 28 (14.36%) CRM
8 24 (12.31%) Waterfall
8 24 (12.31%) Web Development
9 23 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (8.21%) Analytics
11 14 (7.18%) Kanban
11 14 (7.18%) Scrum
12 13 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (6.67%) Multithreading
13 11 (5.64%) OO
14 10 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.13%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.13%) ETL
14 10 (5.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 122 (62.56%) C#
2 111 (56.92%) SQL
3 65 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 33 (16.92%) Ruby
5 23 (11.79%) T-SQL
6 20 (10.26%) VB.NET
7 13 (6.67%) F#
8 12 (6.15%) Java
9 9 (4.62%) VB
9 9 (4.62%) VB6
10 7 (3.59%) C++
11 6 (3.08%) VBA
12 4 (2.05%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.54%) C
13 3 (1.54%) PHP
14 2 (1.03%) Groovy
14 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.03%) Python
14 2 (1.03%) R
15 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.18%) Degree
2 11 (5.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.03%) MCSE
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 13 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.18%) Kibana
2 5 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.05%) Puppet
4 3 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.28%) Oracle
3 17 (8.72%) VMware
4 13 (6.67%) Citrix
4 13 (6.67%) Google
5 8 (4.10%) Hyperion
5 8 (4.10%) Informatica
6 6 (3.08%) Cisco
7 5 (2.56%) arcserve
7 5 (2.56%) LexisNexis
7 5 (2.56%) Sophos
7 5 (2.56%) Symantec
8 4 (2.05%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (2.05%) Mitel
9 3 (1.54%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.03%) IBM
10 2 (1.03%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.03%) Tableau
11 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.51%) Sun
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Hainton
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 33 days hol, 3.21% pension matched
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-on-tees, County Durham
Hainton
Salary: £30k - £40k per annum + 33 days hol, 3.21% Pension matched
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gateshead
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + holidays, pension
Posted: 16 days ago
North East
Morson International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Telford or London or Newcastle
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: £57-63K p/a
Posted: 13 days ago