Period
to 31 October 2020

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 6 months to 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 46 125 197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.60% 11.02% 13.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.46% 44.17% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 106 179
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,686 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.09% -10.79% +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,375 £26,900
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 the North East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 151 283 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.66% 24.96% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 133 229 360
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the North East

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in the North East over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

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 6 months to 31 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
Tyne and Wear -18 25 £45,000 +30.43% 11
Durham 0 21 £37,500 - 6
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 31 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 26 (56.52%) C#
3 22 (47.83%) SQL
4 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 17 (36.96%) HTML
5 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (36.96%) .NET Core
6 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
7 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
7 15 (32.61%) CSS
8 13 (28.26%) MVC
9 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 11 (23.91%) SDLC
10 11 (23.91%) Azure
10 11 (23.91%) Entity Framework
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (19.57%) Windows
12 9 (19.57%) OO
13 8 (17.39%) Microservices
13 8 (17.39%) Power BI
13 8 (17.39%) Power Platform
14 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
14 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
14 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (15.22%) Web Development
14 7 (15.22%) jQuery

SQL Server
Co-occurring 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Azure
2 8 (17.39%) Power Platform
3 4 (8.70%) Office 365
3 4 (8.70%) SaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.17%) AWS
5 1 (2.17%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.17%) PowerApps
5 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DHCP
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (17.39%) Power BI
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.17%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) Redis
7 1 (2.17%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.17%) Postman
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Public Sector
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Power BI Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 17 (36.96%) .NET Core
2 17 (36.96%) HTML
3 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
4 15 (32.61%) CSS
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 11 (23.91%) Entity Framework
7 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.22%) jQuery
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (8.70%) React
9 4 (8.70%) REST
9 4 (8.70%) Web Services
10 3 (6.52%) Aurelia
10 3 (6.52%) HTML5
10 3 (6.52%) Polymer
11 2 (4.35%) CSS3
11 2 (4.35%) SOAP
11 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) MVC
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
4 9 (19.57%) OO
5 8 (17.39%) Microservices
6 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.22%) Web Development
7 6 (13.04%) SOLID
7 6 (13.04%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
8 5 (10.87%) ITIL
8 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) OOD
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (6.52%) Scrum
10 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C#
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Citrix
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.17%) BMC
4 1 (2.17%) Databricks
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin