Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North East
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 98 178 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 9.34% 13.94% 15.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.25% 52.51% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 79 153 250
Median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,900 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 278 339 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.50% 26.55% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 213 276 424
Median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,458 £26,038
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 2020. 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 -10 56 £39,500 -11.24% 11
Durham -2 36 £37,000 +3.14% 10
Northumberland -3 2 £26,250 +7.14% 1
Teesside - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (34.69%) Azure
3 33 (33.67%) .NET
4 29 (29.59%) SQL
5 28 (28.57%) C#
6 25 (25.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (25.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (21.43%) AWS
8 20 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
9 19 (19.39%) Windows
10 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
10 18 (18.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (15.31%) Oracle
11 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
12 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 13 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (12.24%) CCNA
14 12 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (12.24%) Line Management
15 11 (11.22%) DevOps
15 11 (11.22%) Oracle Database
15 11 (11.22%) Software Delivery
15 11 (11.22%) Power BI
15 11 (11.22%) Proactive Maintenance
15 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (11.22%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (11.22%) Sitecore

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 (11.22%) CMS
1 11 (11.22%) EPiServer
1 11 (11.22%) Sitecore CMS
1 11 (11.22%) Umbraco
2 6 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.04%) SAS
3 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.69%) Azure
2 21 (21.43%) AWS
3 11 (11.22%) Power Platform
4 8 (8.16%) SaaS
5 7 (7.14%) Office 365
6 5 (5.10%) GCP
7 3 (3.06%) PaaS
8 2 (2.04%) IaaS
8 2 (2.04%) Serverless
9 1 (1.02%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) NetScaler
2 8 (8.16%) DNS
3 6 (6.12%) DHCP
3 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.04%) Firewall
4 2 (2.04%) VPN
5 1 (1.02%) SSH
5 1 (1.02%) SSL
5 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (18.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (11.22%) Oracle Database
4 11 (11.22%) Power BI
4 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (10.20%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.08%) MySQL
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Police
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Front Office
4 2 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Developer
2 15 (15.31%) .NET Developer
2 15 (15.31%) DBA
3 14 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 13 (13.27%) SQL DBA
5 12 (12.24%) Administrator
6 11 (11.22%) Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) CMS Developer
6 11 (11.22%) EPiServer Developer
7 10 (10.20%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (7.14%) Consultant
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Junior
9 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Applications Support
10 5 (5.10%) Azure Administrator
10 5 (5.10%) Information Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Technical Administrator
11 4 (4.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) .NET
2 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
3 7 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 7 (7.14%) HTML
3 7 (7.14%) Middleware
4 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.10%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (4.08%) .NET Core
6 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.08%) Entity Framework
6 4 (4.08%) Web Services
6 4 (4.08%) WPF
7 3 (3.06%) CSS
7 3 (3.06%) REST
8 2 (2.04%) jQuery
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.04%) RESTful
8 2 (2.04%) TensorFlow
8 2 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Clustering
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.06%) Robotics
7 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.04%) Wiki
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 10 (10.20%) Linux
3 6 (6.12%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.04%) Solaris
6 1 (1.02%) Unix
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (12.24%) Line Management
4 11 (11.22%) Capacity Management
4 11 (11.22%) Content Management
4 11 (11.22%) DevOps
4 11 (11.22%) MVC
4 11 (11.22%) Proactive Maintenance
4 11 (11.22%) Software Delivery
5 10 (10.20%) High Availability
6 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.16%) ETL
8 7 (7.14%) Data Management
8 7 (7.14%) Decision-Making
8 7 (7.14%) Wealth Management
9 6 (6.12%) Service Management
9 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.10%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.59%) SQL
2 28 (28.57%) C#
3 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.16%) Python
5 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.08%) Java
6 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.04%) C++
7 2 (2.04%) Delphi
7 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.04%) R
7 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 25 (25.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.24%) CCNA
2 12 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.22%) MCSA
3 11 (11.22%) MCSD
4 6 (6.12%) CCA
5 5 (5.10%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.02%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) IAG
3 2 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.02%) Docker
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.10%) Puppet
1 5 (5.10%) Terraform
2 2 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.31%) Oracle
3 11 (11.22%) Citrix
3 11 (11.22%) Sitecore
4 7 (7.14%) Tableau
5 5 (5.10%) Alteryx
5 5 (5.10%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.04%) VMware
7 1 (1.02%) Kofax