Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 178 272 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.13% 15.93% 16.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.61% 56.08% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 141 234 201
North East median annual salary £37,500 £39,375 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.62% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,325 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 332 485 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.35% 28.40% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 266 410 377
North East median annual salary £41,971 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,516 £26,250 £23,650
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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 -5 111 £43,500 +8.75% 40
Durham 0 66 £35,250 -2.76% 13
Northumberland +3 1 £24,500 -30.00% 2
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 95 (53.37%) Microsoft
2 79 (44.38%) SQL
3 72 (40.45%) C#
4 68 (38.20%) .NET
5 56 (31.46%) JavaScript
6 52 (29.21%) Oracle
7 48 (26.97%) MVC
7 48 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 44 (24.72%) ASP.NET
9 43 (24.16%) CSS
10 40 (22.47%) Windows
11 39 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (18.54%) Linux
12 33 (18.54%) Active Directory
12 33 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (17.98%) T-SQL
14 30 (16.85%) Scrum
15 29 (16.29%) Java
16 28 (15.73%) HTML
16 28 (15.73%) Degree
16 28 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 23 (12.92%) Terraform
19 23 (12.92%) PowerShell
19 23 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (11.80%) ETL
20 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET Web API
21 20 (11.24%) Office 365
21 20 (11.24%) AngularJS

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 16 (8.99%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.18%) IIS
3 10 (5.62%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.37%) Apache
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.12%) nginx
6 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.12%) Maximo
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.56%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (11.24%) Office 365
3 18 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (8.99%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.37%) IaaS
5 6 (3.37%) PaaS
5 6 (3.37%) SaaS
6 5 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.56%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.56%) Serverless
8 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.43%) Firewall
2 11 (6.18%) Skype
3 8 (4.49%) LAN
4 7 (3.93%) DNS
5 6 (3.37%) SAN
6 5 (2.81%) DHCP
6 5 (2.81%) NAS
7 2 (1.12%) Intranet
7 2 (1.12%) MPLS
7 2 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.12%) VLAN
8 1 (0.56%) Extranet
8 1 (0.56%) IMAP
8 1 (0.56%) Network Security
8 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (8.99%) Relational Database
4 15 (8.43%) Power BI
5 14 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (6.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database
8 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (5.06%) Big Data
10 7 (3.93%) MySQL
10 7 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.25%) Firebird
12 4 (2.25%) InterBase
12 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.69%) Informix
13 3 (1.69%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 16 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.56%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.56%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.56%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (3.37%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Publishing
3 3 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (41.57%) Developer
2 35 (19.66%) Analyst
3 30 (16.85%) Software Developer
4 26 (14.61%) C# Developer
5 22 (12.36%) .NET Developer
6 18 (10.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (9.55%) SQL Developer
8 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 16 (8.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (8.99%) C# Software Developer
8 16 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (8.99%) Java Developer
9 15 (8.43%) .NET Software Developer
10 14 (7.87%) Administrator
11 13 (7.30%) Core Java Developer
11 13 (7.30%) Java Software Developer
12 12 (6.74%) DBA
13 11 (6.18%) SQL Analyst
13 11 (6.18%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (38.20%) .NET
2 44 (24.72%) ASP.NET
3 43 (24.16%) CSS
4 28 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (15.73%) HTML
5 21 (11.80%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (11.24%) AngularJS
7 16 (8.99%) CSS3
7 16 (8.99%) jQuery
8 15 (8.43%) ASP.NET Core
9 14 (7.87%) Web Services
10 12 (6.74%) JSON
11 11 (6.18%) HTML5
12 9 (5.06%) .NET Framework
13 8 (4.49%) .NET Core
13 8 (4.49%) React
14 6 (3.37%) XML
15 5 (2.81%) Node.js
15 5 (2.81%) Sass
15 5 (2.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.30%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.81%) Replication
5 4 (2.25%) NHS
6 3 (1.69%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.69%) VLE
7 2 (1.12%) Clustering
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Robotics
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.47%) Windows
2 33 (18.54%) Linux
3 20 (11.24%) Unix
4 16 (8.99%) Windows Server
5 15 (8.43%) AIX
6 8 (4.49%) HPUX
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.12%) Android
8 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.56%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.97%) MVC
2 39 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (16.85%) Scrum
4 24 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (11.80%) ETL
7 20 (11.24%) Computer Science
7 20 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (10.67%) ITIL
8 19 (10.67%) Software Engineering
9 17 (9.55%) Unit Testing
10 15 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (6.74%) Migration
12 11 (6.18%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (5.62%) Mathematics
14 9 (5.06%) Service Delivery
15 8 (4.49%) ITSM
16 7 (3.93%) DevOps
16 7 (3.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.38%) SQL
2 72 (40.45%) C#
3 56 (31.46%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.98%) T-SQL
5 29 (16.29%) Java
6 23 (12.92%) PowerShell
7 20 (11.24%) Python
8 13 (7.30%) PL/SQL
9 11 (6.18%) Perl
10 6 (3.37%) PHP
11 5 (2.81%) C++
12 4 (2.25%) VB
12 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.12%) Go
13 2 (1.12%) Ruby
13 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.56%) Delphi
14 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (15.73%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.93%) MCSA
3 7 (3.93%) MCSE
4 6 (3.37%) AWS Certification
5 5 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.69%) MCITP
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.56%) VCAP
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) GDPR
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (18.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) Docker
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (12.92%) Terraform
2 6 (3.37%) Ansible
3 4 (2.25%) SCCM
4 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.69%) Puppet
5 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (53.37%) Microsoft
2 52 (29.21%) Oracle
3 9 (5.06%) VMware
4 8 (4.49%) ServiceNow
4 8 (4.49%) SolarWinds
5 5 (2.81%) Kofax
6 4 (2.25%) Tableau
7 3 (1.69%) Blackboard
7 3 (1.69%) Capita
7 3 (1.69%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.12%) ABBYY
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) Sage
9 1 (0.56%) Dell
9 1 (0.56%) HP
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Mitel
9 1 (0.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Xamarin