Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 124 204 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.12% 14.52% 16.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.44% 47.22% 50.39%
Number of salaries quoted 103 178 180
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,959
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.67% -0.11%
10th Percentile £22,300 £26,850 £23,475
90th Percentile £51,250 £58,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 279 432 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.02% 30.75% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 224 360 344
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,570 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.43% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,625 £58,025
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -7 83 £34,750 -13.13% 46
Durham -3 41 £36,500 -8.75% 16
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 72 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 59 (47.58%) SQL
3 43 (34.68%) .NET
4 40 (32.26%) Azure
5 36 (29.03%) C#
6 34 (27.42%) Oracle
7 32 (25.81%) Windows
8 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
8 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (19.35%) Linux
10 23 (18.55%) PowerShell
11 22 (17.74%) MVC
11 22 (17.74%) CSS
12 21 (16.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
13 19 (15.32%) ITIL
13 19 (15.32%) T-SQL
13 19 (15.32%) ETL
13 19 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (13.71%) Active Directory
15 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
15 16 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (12.10%) HTML
16 15 (12.10%) Java
17 14 (11.29%) Web Services
17 14 (11.29%) Degree
17 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
17 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (5.65%) IIS
1 7 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.61%) Apache
5 2 (1.61%) nginx
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.23%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.61%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 40 (32.26%) Azure
2 13 (10.48%) AWS
3 11 (8.87%) Office 365
4 8 (6.45%) Power Platform
5 6 (4.84%) GCP
6 3 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.42%) PowerApps
6 3 (2.42%) SaaS
7 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.61%) Serverless
8 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.81%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.06%) Firewall
2 8 (6.45%) LAN
3 6 (4.84%) Skype
4 2 (1.61%) DNS
4 2 (1.61%) MPLS
4 2 (1.61%) VLAN
5 1 (0.81%) IMAP
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) Network Security
5 1 (0.81%) SAN
5 1 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.26%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.45%) MySQL
6 7 (5.65%) Big Data
6 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (4.03%) Firebird
8 5 (4.03%) InterBase
8 5 (4.03%) Power BI
9 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.81%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (4.03%) Publishing
2 4 (3.23%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Local Government
2 4 (3.23%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (42.74%) Developer
2 34 (27.42%) Analyst
3 23 (18.55%) Software Developer
4 12 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 12 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 12 (9.68%) SQL Analyst
5 11 (8.87%) Administrator
5 11 (8.87%) IT Analyst
5 11 (8.87%) SQL Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Data Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) IT Support
7 9 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.26%) DBA
8 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.68%) .NET
2 22 (17.74%) CSS
3 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET
4 15 (12.10%) HTML
5 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (11.29%) Web Services
6 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (7.26%) AngularJS
7 9 (7.26%) XML
8 8 (6.45%) .NET Core
8 8 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET Core
9 7 (5.65%) CSS3
10 5 (4.03%) HTML5
10 5 (4.03%) REST
11 4 (3.23%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.23%) Node.js
11 4 (3.23%) Sass
12 3 (2.42%) JMS
12 3 (2.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.03%) NHS
4 2 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.61%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.61%) Robotics
4 2 (1.61%) VLE
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.81%) Windows
2 24 (19.35%) Linux
3 11 (8.87%) Unix
4 8 (6.45%) AIX
4 8 (6.45%) HPUX
5 6 (4.84%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.61%) Android
6 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.74%) MVC
3 19 (15.32%) ETL
3 19 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (15.32%) ITIL
4 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.06%) Data Analysis
6 10 (8.06%) Mathematics
6 10 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (8.06%) Scrum
6 10 (8.06%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 8 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.65%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.84%) CRM
9 6 (4.84%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.84%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.58%) SQL
2 36 (29.03%) C#
3 27 (21.77%) JavaScript
4 23 (18.55%) PowerShell
5 19 (15.32%) T-SQL
6 15 (12.10%) Java
7 13 (10.48%) Python
8 11 (8.87%) Perl
9 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.03%) PHP
11 3 (2.42%) C++
11 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.61%) Go
12 2 (1.61%) Ruby
12 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.61%) VB
13 1 (0.81%) Delphi
13 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (11.29%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.87%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.42%) Docker
2 3 (2.42%) vSphere
3 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) Terraform
2 8 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.45%) Puppet
3 3 (2.42%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 72 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 34 (27.42%) Oracle
3 8 (6.45%) SolarWinds
4 6 (4.84%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.84%) VMware
5 5 (4.03%) Citrix
6 4 (3.23%) Kofax
6 4 (3.23%) Nintex
7 3 (2.42%) Capita
7 3 (2.42%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.61%) ABBYY
8 2 (1.61%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.61%) Blackboard
9 1 (0.81%) IBM
9 1 (0.81%) SAP
9 1 (0.81%) Xamarin