Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 18 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 118 82 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 10.11% 10.35% 13.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.86% 37.96% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 104 68 130
10th Percentile £31,000 £21,250 £22,725
25th Percentile £32,500 £34,313 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £46,813 £47,813 £48,750
90th Percentile £51,750 £52,875 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 296 216 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.36% 27.27% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 248 182 262
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £23,078
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,656 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £42,750 £40,721
Median % change year-on-year +1.75% +4.98% +1.80%
75th Percentile £55,000 £51,875 £51,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 91 £39,250 -7.65% 28
Durham -4 23 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Northumberland +1 1 £39,000 +48.57%
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 55 (46.61%) SQL
2 54 (45.76%) Azure
3 45 (38.14%) .NET
4 43 (36.44%) Microsoft
5 38 (32.20%) JavaScript
6 37 (31.36%) C#
7 29 (24.58%) HTML
7 29 (24.58%) AngularJS
8 26 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (22.03%) Full Stack Development
9 25 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (20.34%) Social Skills
11 21 (17.80%) ETL
12 20 (16.95%) REST
12 20 (16.95%) Git (software)
13 19 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (16.10%) .NET Core
13 19 (16.10%) Mentoring
13 19 (16.10%) Microservices
14 18 (15.25%) Management Information System
14 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (13.56%) Scrum
15 16 (13.56%) DevOps
15 16 (13.56%) Power BI
15 16 (13.56%) Power Platform
15 16 (13.56%) Product Requirements
16 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (12.71%) Project Management
17 14 (11.86%) Linux

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 (2.54%) IIS
1 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.54%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.69%) CMS
2 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Sage 200
1 2 (1.69%) Sage 50
1 2 (1.69%) Sage BI
1 2 (1.69%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 54 (45.76%) Azure
2 16 (13.56%) Power Platform
3 14 (11.86%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (11.02%) AWS
5 11 (9.32%) SaaS
6 7 (5.93%) PaaS
7 5 (4.24%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (4.24%) Azure Service Fabric
7 5 (4.24%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 4 (3.39%) Matillion
8 4 (3.39%) Snowflake
9 3 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.54%) IaaS
10 2 (1.69%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.69%) Azure Stack
10 2 (1.69%) GitHub
10 2 (1.69%) npm
10 2 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) DNS
2 7 (5.93%) Firewall
3 6 (5.08%) DHCP
4 5 (4.24%) Wireless
5 4 (3.39%) LAN
5 4 (3.39%) SAN
5 4 (3.39%) VLAN
5 4 (3.39%) WAN
6 3 (2.54%) Skype
6 3 (2.54%) VPN
7 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.69%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.85%) NAS
8 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) Data Warehouse
1 19 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (13.56%) Power BI
3 14 (11.86%) MySQL
4 13 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (9.32%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.78%) Data Mining
6 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.24%) Star Schema
8 4 (3.39%) DTS
9 3 (2.54%) Metadata
9 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.69%) OLAP
10 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.69%) Redis
11 1 (0.85%) QlikView
11 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 20 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.08%) Moq
2 6 (5.08%) MSTest
2 6 (5.08%) NUnit
2 6 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (5.08%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.54%) Postman
4 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (20.34%) Social Skills
2 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.93%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.24%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.39%) Marketing
5 4 (3.39%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (1.69%) Finance
6 2 (1.69%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 69 (58.47%) Developer
2 22 (18.64%) Software Developer
3 16 (13.56%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.56%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Junior
4 15 (12.71%) SQL Developer
5 14 (11.86%) Junior Developer
6 12 (10.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (9.32%) Junior C# Developer
7 11 (9.32%) PHP Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Analyst
8 10 (8.47%) Angular Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Junior .NET Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.14%) .NET
2 29 (24.58%) AngularJS
2 29 (24.58%) HTML
3 20 (16.95%) REST
4 19 (16.10%) .NET Core
5 14 (11.86%) CSS
5 14 (11.86%) React
6 13 (11.02%) Node.js
7 11 (9.32%) jQuery
7 11 (9.32%) Kafka
7 11 (9.32%) Symfony
8 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET
9 7 (5.93%) CSS3
9 7 (5.93%) HTML5
10 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.39%) Vue.js
11 3 (2.54%) JSON
12 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.69%) RESTful
12 2 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.39%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (3.39%) HP Storage
4 3 (2.54%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) Wiki
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Linux
2 13 (11.02%) Windows
3 7 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.08%) Windows 10
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.69%) Android
7 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.85%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Unix
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) Full Stack Development
1 26 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (21.19%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (17.80%) ETL
4 19 (16.10%) Mentoring
4 19 (16.10%) Microservices
5 18 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.56%) DevOps
6 16 (13.56%) Product Requirements
6 16 (13.56%) Scrum
7 15 (12.71%) Project Management
8 13 (11.02%) MVC
9 11 (9.32%) OOP
10 10 (8.47%) Data Modelling
10 10 (8.47%) Document Management
10 10 (8.47%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
11 8 (6.78%) Front End Development
11 8 (6.78%) ITSM
12 7 (5.93%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.61%) SQL
2 38 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 37 (31.36%) C#
4 13 (11.02%) PHP
4 13 (11.02%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.32%) Go
6 10 (8.47%) TypeScript
7 7 (5.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (5.93%) Python
8 2 (1.69%) Dart
9 1 (0.85%) ABAP
9 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) HND
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.54%) MCITP
4 3 (2.54%) MCSE
5 2 (1.69%) HNC
5 2 (1.69%) MCT
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.86%) QA
2 9 (7.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.02%) Docker
3 8 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Kubernetes
1 7 (5.93%) Terraform
2 6 (5.08%) Packer
3 3 (2.54%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.69%) Istio
5 1 (0.85%) Ansible
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.85%) SCCM
5 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (36.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) Zend
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle
4 7 (5.93%) VMware
4 7 (5.93%) Xamarin
5 6 (5.08%) Remedy
6 5 (4.24%) Informatica
7 4 (3.39%) Cisco
7 4 (3.39%) HP
7 4 (3.39%) New Relic
7 4 (3.39%) Veeam
8 3 (2.54%) Meraki
9 2 (1.69%) Sage
10 1 (0.85%) Citrix
10 1 (0.85%) Juniper
10 1 (0.85%) Mitel
10 1 (0.85%) QNAP
10 1 (0.85%) SAP