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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 19 14
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 121 110 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.25% 9.49% 10.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.16% 39.01% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 96 95 79
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,600 £21,250
25th Percentile - £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £45,000 £46,875 £48,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,500 £55,100
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 309 282 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.51% 24.33% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 221 244 197
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,450 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,125 £34,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £58,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Cleveland - 52 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear -33 39 £42,500 +11.84% 12
Durham -10 29 £37,500 +6.38% 5
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 99 (81.82%) SQL
2 78 (64.46%) Migration
2 78 (64.46%) Degree
3 75 (61.98%) Computer Science
4 70 (57.85%) Azure
5 58 (47.93%) Windows
6 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
7 55 (45.45%) ITIL
7 55 (45.45%) Mathematics
8 52 (42.98%) Performance Tuning
9 46 (38.02%) Oracle
10 42 (34.71%) Linux
11 40 (33.06%) C#
12 34 (28.10%) DevOps
13 32 (26.45%) Azure DevOps
14 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Office
14 29 (23.97%) CRM
15 28 (23.14%) Proactive Monitoring
15 28 (23.14%) CI/CD
16 27 (22.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (21.49%) Unix
17 26 (21.49%) Collaborative Working
18 25 (20.66%) Problem-Solving
18 25 (20.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 25 (20.66%) Firewall
18 25 (20.66%) Dynamics CRM
18 25 (20.66%) Docker
18 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
18 25 (20.66%) Jenkins
19 24 (19.83%) Ansible

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 24 (19.83%) Apache
2 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 70 (57.85%) Azure
2 32 (26.45%) Azure DevOps
3 24 (19.83%) Apigee
3 24 (19.83%) GitHub
3 24 (19.83%) GitHub Actions
4 17 (14.05%) AWS
5 9 (7.44%) Power Platform
6 5 (4.13%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (4.13%) IaaS
6 5 (4.13%) SaaS
7 3 (2.48%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 3 (2.48%) PaaS
8 1 (0.83%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.83%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.66%) Firewall
2 24 (19.83%) LAN
3 2 (1.65%) DHCP
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
3 19 (15.70%) RDBMS
4 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (14.05%) MySQL
6 16 (13.22%) Oracle Database
6 16 (13.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (13.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 16 (13.22%) Oracle9i Database
6 16 (13.22%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (9.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (7.44%) Power BI
9 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (4.13%) Redis
12 3 (2.48%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.65%) Big Data
13 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Jenkins
2 24 (19.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.83%) Gatling
4 1 (0.83%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.83%) Postman
4 1 (0.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (19.83%) Social Skills
2 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.13%) Games
3 5 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.31%) Marketing
4 4 (3.31%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Finance
5 2 (1.65%) Tech for Good
6 1 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 30 (24.79%) Analyst
2 29 (23.97%) DBA
3 24 (19.83%) Unix Scripter
4 20 (16.53%) Developer
4 20 (16.53%) Graduate
5 19 (15.70%) Development Engineer
5 19 (15.70%) Graduate Development Engineer
5 19 (15.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 19 (15.70%) Software Development Engineer
5 19 (15.70%) Software Engineer
5 19 (15.70%) Systems Analyst
6 18 (14.88%) SQL Analyst
7 16 (13.22%) Oracle DBA
8 15 (12.40%) Unix Analyst
9 13 (10.74%) .NET Developer
9 13 (10.74%) Applications Support
9 13 (10.74%) SQL DBA
10 12 (9.92%) Software Developer
10 12 (9.92%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (7.44%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.83%) .NET
1 24 (19.83%) Kafka
2 12 (9.92%) .NET Core
3 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.13%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.48%) JSON
7 3 (2.48%) REST
7 3 (2.48%) SOAP
7 3 (2.48%) Web Services
7 3 (2.48%) XML
7 3 (2.48%) XSLT
8 1 (0.83%) PySpark
8 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.83%) RESTful
8 1 (0.83%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (15.70%) Device Driver
3 12 (9.92%) Replication
4 7 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.83%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 58 (47.93%) Windows
2 42 (34.71%) Linux
3 26 (21.49%) Unix
4 24 (19.83%) AIX
5 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
6 16 (13.22%) Solaris
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (64.46%) Migration
2 75 (61.98%) Computer Science
3 55 (45.45%) ITIL
3 55 (45.45%) Mathematics
4 52 (42.98%) Performance Tuning
5 34 (28.10%) DevOps
6 29 (23.97%) CRM
7 28 (23.14%) CI/CD
7 28 (23.14%) Proactive Monitoring
8 26 (21.49%) Collaborative Working
9 25 (20.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 25 (20.66%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (15.70%) Device Driver Development
11 19 (15.70%) Manufacturing Engineering
11 19 (15.70%) Regression Testing
12 17 (14.05%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (14.05%) Configuration Management
13 13 (10.74%) Data Migration
13 13 (10.74%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 99 (81.82%) SQL
2 40 (33.06%) C#
3 24 (19.83%) Bash
3 24 (19.83%) SAPscript
3 24 (19.83%) T-SQL
4 22 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.09%) C++
6 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (3.31%) Java
8 2 (1.65%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (64.46%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) HNC
2 3 (2.48%) HND
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.13%) Accessibility
2 5 (4.13%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (20.66%) Docker
2 24 (19.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (19.83%) Ansible
1 24 (19.83%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.83%) MOM
2 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 46 (38.02%) Oracle
3 24 (19.83%) SAP
3 24 (19.83%) SolarWinds
4 16 (13.22%) Sun
5 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.48%) Wonderware
6 2 (1.65%) AVEVA
7 1 (0.83%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix
7 1 (0.83%) Databricks
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) Mitel
7 1 (0.83%) Veeam
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) Zerto