Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 138 278 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.23% 15.89% 14.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 39.43% 56.05% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 129 257 180
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +11.06%
10th Percentile £27,150 £26,000 £27,490
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 350 496 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.95% 28.36% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 302 447 316
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,440
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.95% +6.72%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £50,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -20 99 £40,000 +14.29% 31
Durham -3 36 £36,000 +8.27% 17
Northumberland +2 1 £24,500 -30.00%
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 71 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 67 (48.55%) C#
2 67 (48.55%) SQL
3 65 (47.10%) .NET
4 49 (35.51%) MVC
5 48 (34.78%) ASP.NET
6 43 (31.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 32 (23.19%) Windows
9 31 (22.46%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (21.74%) CSS
11 28 (20.29%) Unit Testing
11 28 (20.29%) Scrum
12 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (17.39%) Java
13 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (15.94%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
14 22 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (15.22%) CSS3
15 21 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (15.22%) T-SQL
15 21 (15.22%) Power BI
16 20 (14.49%) Windows Server
16 20 (14.49%) Active Directory
17 18 (13.04%) TDD
17 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
17 18 (13.04%) BDD
17 18 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server

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 11 (7.97%) IIS
1 11 (7.97%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.62%) Apache
4 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.72%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.72%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.72%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.80%) Office 365
3 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.72%) Google Play
4 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (3.62%) Intranet
1 5 (3.62%) SAN
1 5 (3.62%) VSAN
1 5 (3.62%) Wireless
2 4 (2.90%) Network Security
3 3 (2.17%) DNS
3 3 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.45%) DHCP
4 2 (1.45%) LAN
4 2 (1.45%) WLAN
5 1 (0.72%) Extranet
5 1 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (15.22%) Power BI
2 21 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (9.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.07%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.35%) QlikView
8 4 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.90%) Big Data
8 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.62%) AccuRev
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (6.52%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Banking
2 5 (3.62%) Marketing
3 4 (2.90%) Games
3 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.90%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) French Language
5 1 (0.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (57.25%) Developer
2 48 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 42 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 40 (28.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (21.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (17.39%) Software Developer
8 24 (17.39%) SQL Developer
9 21 (15.22%) Analyst
10 19 (13.77%) Java Developer
11 18 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
12 17 (12.32%) C# Software Developer
13 15 (10.87%) Core Java Developer
13 15 (10.87%) Java Software Developer
14 11 (7.97%) Administrator
14 11 (7.97%) DBA
15 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 10 (7.25%) SQL DBA
16 6 (4.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (47.10%) .NET
2 48 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 43 (31.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (21.74%) CSS
5 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (15.22%) CSS3
7 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET Core
8 16 (11.59%) .NET Framework
8 16 (11.59%) HTML
9 15 (10.87%) Entity Framework
10 10 (7.25%) HTML5
10 10 (7.25%) jQuery
10 10 (7.25%) WCF
11 9 (6.52%) RESTful
12 8 (5.80%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.62%) Web Services
15 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 4 (2.90%) Kafka
16 3 (2.17%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.94%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Robotics
4 5 (3.62%) Clustering
4 5 (3.62%) Replication
5 3 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.72%) Fintech
7 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.19%) Windows
2 20 (14.49%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.42%) Linux
4 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.45%) Unix
6 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.51%) MVC
2 31 (22.46%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (20.29%) Scrum
3 28 (20.29%) Unit Testing
4 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.04%) BDD
5 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 18 (13.04%) TDD
6 14 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (10.14%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (9.42%) Pair Programming
8 12 (8.70%) ETL
8 12 (8.70%) Service Management
9 11 (7.97%) ITSM
10 10 (7.25%) Analytics
10 10 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (6.52%) Web Application Development
12 8 (5.80%) Process Management
12 8 (5.80%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (48.55%) C#
1 67 (48.55%) SQL
2 36 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 24 (17.39%) Java
4 21 (15.22%) T-SQL
5 14 (10.14%) VB.NET
6 11 (7.97%) Python
7 7 (5.07%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.90%) VB
8 4 (2.90%) VBA
9 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.45%) VB6
9 2 (1.45%) X++
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) F#
10 1 (0.72%) Fortran
10 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.90%) MCITP
3 1 (0.72%) CCNA
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.72%) MCSA
3 1 (0.72%) MCSE
3 1 (0.72%) VCAP
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Terraform
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (3.62%) SCCM
2 5 (3.62%) SCOM
3 1 (0.72%) Kibana
3 1 (0.72%) Packer
3 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (51.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.25%) Oracle
3 8 (5.80%) ABBYY
3 8 (5.80%) Kofax
4 7 (5.07%) Cisco
4 7 (5.07%) VMware
5 6 (4.35%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.62%) Citrix
6 5 (3.62%) Meraki
6 5 (3.62%) Tableau
7 2 (1.45%) Google
7 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe
8 1 (0.72%) Dell
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) Infor
8 1 (0.72%) Mitel
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.72%) SAP