Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 227 294 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.32% 19.27% 23.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.56% 63.23% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 209 255 328
North East median annual salary £35,690 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.78% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,800 £28,533 £27,275
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 449 465 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.28% 30.47% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 404 397 490
North East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,175
90th Percentile £57,125 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +1 174 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Durham -9 52 £35,595 +7.05% 6
Teesside - 1 £35,000 - 3
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 133 (58.59%) .NET
2 111 (48.90%) Microsoft
3 109 (48.02%) C#
4 103 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (41.41%) ASP.NET
6 86 (37.89%) SQL
7 85 (37.44%) MVC
8 58 (25.55%) JavaScript
9 53 (23.35%) HTML
9 53 (23.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (20.70%) Windows
11 44 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (18.94%) CSS
13 41 (18.06%) AngularJS
14 40 (17.62%) Oracle
15 39 (17.18%) T-SQL
16 37 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 35 (15.42%) Web Services
18 33 (14.54%) CRM
19 31 (13.66%) Scrum
20 30 (13.22%) TDD
20 30 (13.22%) HTML5
21 29 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 28 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
23 26 (11.45%) SharePoint
23 26 (11.45%) Web Application Development
24 25 (11.01%) Relational Database
24 25 (11.01%) SOAP
24 25 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 24 (10.57%) Degree

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 26 (11.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.85%) Documentum
2 11 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (4.85%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.85%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.41%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.64%) IIS
5 5 (2.20%) CMS
5 5 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.32%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.44%) Drupal
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (9.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (6.17%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (19.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.85%) GitHub
2 11 (4.85%) Office 365
3 10 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.64%) SaaS
5 3 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.88%) IaaS
6 2 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.37%) SMS
2 12 (5.29%) LAN
2 12 (5.29%) WAN
3 8 (3.52%) WLAN
4 7 (3.08%) Firewall
4 7 (3.08%) VoIP
5 6 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.64%) DHCP
5 6 (2.64%) DNS
5 6 (2.64%) SMTP
5 6 (2.64%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.64%) VLAN
6 5 (2.20%) SAN
7 4 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.32%) DMZ
8 3 (1.32%) Internet
8 3 (1.32%) NAS
9 2 (0.88%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (11.01%) Relational Database
2 25 (11.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (10.13%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (7.05%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (7.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (6.17%) MongoDB
6 14 (6.17%) Power BI
7 11 (4.85%) MySQL
7 11 (4.85%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.41%) RavenDB
9 6 (2.64%) DTS
9 6 (2.64%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (2.20%) Big Data
10 5 (2.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.29%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.85%) Selenium
5 7 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.20%) JIRA
6 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.32%) Subversion
9 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.88%) MSTest
9 2 (0.88%) NUnit
9 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.44%) Gradle
10 1 (0.44%) Maven
10 1 (0.44%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 14 (6.17%) Retail
2 13 (5.73%) Advertising
2 13 (5.73%) Finance
3 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 124 (54.63%) Developer
2 69 (30.40%) .NET Developer
3 35 (15.42%) Software Developer
4 30 (13.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 25 (11.01%) Analyst
6 24 (10.57%) C# Developer
7 18 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 16 (7.05%) Support Analyst
10 15 (6.61%) Applications Support
10 15 (6.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (6.61%) DBA
11 14 (6.17%) Web Developer
12 12 (5.29%) Architect
12 12 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (5.29%) SQL DBA
13 11 (4.85%) Applications Support Analyst
13 11 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 11 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (4.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (58.59%) .NET
2 94 (41.41%) ASP.NET
3 53 (23.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 53 (23.35%) HTML
4 43 (18.94%) CSS
5 41 (18.06%) AngularJS
6 35 (15.42%) Web Services
7 30 (13.22%) HTML5
8 29 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 25 (11.01%) SOAP
10 23 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (10.13%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (9.69%) REST
12 21 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (8.81%) WCF
13 20 (8.81%) XML
14 18 (7.93%) CSS3
14 18 (7.93%) Node.js
15 17 (7.49%) Middleware
16 16 (7.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.73%) Computer Science
1 13 (5.73%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.64%) BBC
4 6 (2.64%) Social Media
5 4 (1.76%) Clustering
5 4 (1.76%) Replication
6 3 (1.32%) Fintech
7 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.44%) Robotics
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.70%) Windows
2 13 (5.73%) Android
2 13 (5.73%) Apple iOS
2 13 (5.73%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.64%) Unix
6 4 (1.76%) Linux
7 3 (1.32%) CentOS
7 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (37.44%) MVC
3 33 (14.54%) CRM
4 31 (13.66%) Scrum
5 30 (13.22%) TDD
6 28 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (11.45%) Web Application Development
8 23 (10.13%) ITIL
8 23 (10.13%) Web Development
9 22 (9.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 21 (9.25%) Domain-Driven Design
11 20 (8.81%) Case Management
11 20 (8.81%) DevOps
12 19 (8.37%) SOLID
13 18 (7.93%) OO
14 17 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (7.49%) SDLC
14 17 (7.49%) SOA
14 17 (7.49%) Test Automation
15 16 (7.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (48.02%) C#
2 86 (37.89%) SQL
3 58 (25.55%) JavaScript
4 39 (17.18%) T-SQL
5 17 (7.49%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.85%) VBA
7 8 (3.52%) Java
7 8 (3.52%) Ruby
7 8 (3.52%) VB
7 8 (3.52%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.64%) Python
9 4 (1.76%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.76%) R
10 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.88%) XPath
10 2 (0.88%) XQuery
11 1 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.44%) VB6
11 1 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (10.57%) Degree
2 23 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.52%) MCSA
5 4 (1.76%) ISEB
6 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.44%) CIMA
7 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.69%) SLA
2 11 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (4.41%) QA
4 6 (2.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.52%) XenApp
4 7 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.64%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) Docker
7 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (6.17%) ZABBIX
2 11 (4.85%) Puppet
3 8 (3.52%) Opsview
4 6 (2.64%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.64%) WSUS
5 5 (2.20%) Nagios
6 4 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 111 (48.90%) Microsoft
2 40 (17.62%) Oracle
3 16 (7.05%) VMware
4 13 (5.73%) EMC
5 12 (5.29%) Citrix
5 12 (5.29%) Xamarin
6 11 (4.85%) Pega
7 8 (3.52%) Splunk
8 6 (2.64%) Apple
8 6 (2.64%) arcserve
8 6 (2.64%) CA
8 6 (2.64%) Cisco
8 6 (2.64%) Google
8 6 (2.64%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.64%) Sony
8 6 (2.64%) Sophos
8 6 (2.64%) Symantec
8 6 (2.64%) Veeam
8 6 (2.64%) Veritas
8 6 (2.64%) Yahoo!