Period
to 27 January 2022

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

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 157 65 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 11.73% 6.81% 7.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.87% 34.03% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 137 60 69
10th Percentile £32,500 £20,950 £21,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,375 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £38,500 £36,600
Median % change year-on-year +3.90% +5.19% -8.50%
75th Percentile £47,500 £45,313 £46,250
90th Percentile £55,400 £54,100 £54,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 328 191 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.50% 20.00% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 264 174 230
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,250 £36,250 £34,826
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £51,563 £55,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,298
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Tyne and Wear +13 100 £42,500 +8.28% 40
Durham -5 39 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Cleveland - 16 £40,000 - 1
Northumberland - 2 £50,000 -
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 95 (60.51%) Microsoft
2 87 (55.41%) Azure
3 76 (48.41%) .NET
4 72 (45.86%) C#
5 68 (43.31%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (37.58%) SQL
7 58 (36.94%) Windows
8 53 (33.76%) Degree
9 51 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (31.21%) QA
11 48 (30.57%) Computer Science
12 45 (28.66%) Windows Server
13 42 (26.75%) Microsoft Office
14 41 (26.11%) .NET Core
15 34 (21.66%) Software Engineering
16 33 (21.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 33 (21.02%) HND
16 33 (21.02%) Product Requirements
17 32 (20.38%) XML
17 32 (20.38%) XSLT
17 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
17 32 (20.38%) Systems Analysis
18 31 (19.75%) Marketing
18 31 (19.75%) HNC
19 28 (17.83%) Management Information System
19 28 (17.83%) Mentoring
20 27 (17.20%) HTML
20 27 (17.20%) Oracle
21 26 (16.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 25 (15.92%) 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 7 (4.46%) Apache
2 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.27%) IIS
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (26.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 87 (55.41%) Azure
2 10 (6.37%) Power Platform
3 9 (5.73%) AWS
3 9 (5.73%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (5.10%) GitHub
5 7 (4.46%) Apigee
5 7 (4.46%) GitHub Actions
6 6 (3.82%) IaaS
6 6 (3.82%) SaaS
7 4 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.55%) PaaS
8 2 (1.27%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.10%) Firewall
1 8 (5.10%) LAN
2 4 (2.55%) DNS
3 2 (1.27%) DHCP
3 2 (1.27%) SAN
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.27%) Wireless
4 1 (0.64%) FTP
4 1 (0.64%) HTTP
4 1 (0.64%) NAS
4 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.64%) Skype
4 1 (0.64%) SMTP
4 1 (0.64%) VoIP
4 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (8.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.37%) Power BI
6 9 (5.73%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (5.10%) Oracle Database
7 8 (5.10%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (3.18%) MySQL
9 5 (3.18%) OLAP
9 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (3.18%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.55%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.55%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Jenkins
1 12 (7.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.73%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (19.75%) Marketing
2 12 (7.64%) Social Skills
3 8 (5.10%) Finance
4 5 (3.18%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.55%) Games
6 3 (1.91%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (1.91%) Local Government
7 2 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.27%) Police
8 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (33.76%) Developer
2 42 (26.75%) Analyst
3 39 (24.84%) Systems Analyst
4 38 (24.20%) Junior
5 31 (19.75%) Customer Analyst
6 27 (17.20%) .NET Developer
7 23 (14.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (14.65%) C# Developer
8 21 (13.38%) Angular Developer
8 21 (13.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 21 (13.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 21 (13.38%) Junior .NET Developer
8 21 (13.38%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 21 (13.38%) Junior C# Developer
8 21 (13.38%) Junior Developer
8 21 (13.38%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 16 (10.19%) DBA
10 15 (9.55%) Junior Analyst
10 15 (9.55%) Junior Systems Analyst
11 14 (8.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (48.41%) .NET
2 41 (26.11%) .NET Core
3 32 (20.38%) XML
3 32 (20.38%) XSLT
4 27 (17.20%) HTML
5 25 (15.92%) AngularJS
6 8 (5.10%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.46%) CSS
7 7 (4.46%) Kafka
8 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.82%) Entity Framework
8 6 (3.82%) React
9 5 (3.18%) REST
10 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.55%) MDX
10 4 (2.55%) Node.js
11 3 (1.91%) jQuery
11 3 (1.91%) JSON
11 3 (1.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.83%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.92%) Virtual Team
3 13 (8.28%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.18%) Replication
7 4 (2.55%) Podcast
8 3 (1.91%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.64%) Clustering
10 1 (0.64%) CMDB
10 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.64%) NHS
10 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.94%) Windows
2 45 (28.66%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.28%) Linux
4 8 (5.10%) Unix
5 7 (4.46%) AIX
6 5 (3.18%) Solaris
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.64%) Android
8 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.31%) Problem-Solving
2 51 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (30.57%) Computer Science
4 34 (21.66%) Software Engineering
5 33 (21.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (21.02%) Product Requirements
6 32 (20.38%) Systems Analysis
7 28 (17.83%) Mentoring
8 23 (14.65%) Full Stack Development
9 22 (14.01%) ITIL
9 22 (14.01%) Scrum
10 19 (12.10%) Migration
11 18 (11.46%) DevOps
11 18 (11.46%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (10.83%) Quality Management
12 17 (10.83%) TDD
12 17 (10.83%) Waterfall
13 16 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (10.19%) Information Management
14 15 (9.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.86%) C#
2 59 (37.58%) SQL
3 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.19%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.01%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.10%) Bash
6 8 (5.10%) Python
7 7 (4.46%) SAPscript
8 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.18%) R
10 4 (2.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.91%) Java
11 3 (1.91%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.27%) C++
13 1 (0.64%) PHP
13 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (33.76%) Degree
2 33 (21.02%) HND
3 31 (19.75%) HNC
4 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (31.21%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) GDPR
2 5 (3.18%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.27%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.73%) Active Directory
1 9 (5.73%) Docker
2 7 (4.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (12.74%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.10%) Ansible
3 4 (2.55%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.27%) Terraform
5 1 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.64%) Puppet
5 1 (0.64%) SCCM
5 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (60.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.20%) Oracle
3 12 (7.64%) Remedy
4 7 (4.46%) SAP
4 7 (4.46%) SolarWinds
5 6 (3.82%) VMware
6 5 (3.18%) Sun
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
7 2 (1.27%) Mitel
8 1 (0.64%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.64%) Databricks
8 1 (0.64%) Meraki
8 1 (0.64%) QNAP
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.64%) Workday