SQL Server Jobs in the North of England

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
England > North of England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England requiring SQL Server skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SQL Server over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 50 57 26
Rank change year-on-year +7 -31 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 630 708 1,647
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.79% 5.37% 8.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.64% 26.42% 37.26%
Number of salaries quoted 553 611 998
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,875 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North of England

SQL Server falls under the Databases and Business Intelligence category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring database or business intelligence skills in the North of England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,457 2,680 4,420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 14.79% 20.33% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,736 2,566
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £83,759 £80,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in the North of England

SQL Server
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in the North of England.

Salary trend for SQL Server in the North of England

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in the North of England over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in the North of England

SQL Server
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
North West +10 360 £52,125 +4.25% 63
Yorkshire +5 211 £47,500 -5.47% 34
North East +6 59 £51,250 +7.51% 18
SQL Server
England

SQL Server
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (5.71%) IIS
2 23 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 15 (2.38%) CMS
5 12 (1.90%) Microsoft Exchange
6 10 (1.59%) Apache Solr
7 9 (1.43%) ArcGIS
7 9 (1.43%) Confluence
8 7 (1.11%) Apache
9 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.48%) SAS
10 3 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.16%) Kentico
12 1 (0.16%) Moodle
Applications
1 31 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.27%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.43%) Sage 200
3 7 (1.11%) NEC Housing
4 5 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.32%) Epicor Tropos
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.16%) Magento
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 359 (56.98%) Azure
2 107 (16.98%) Azure DevOps
3 91 (14.44%) Power Platform
4 74 (11.75%) AWS
5 32 (5.08%) Azure Data Factory
6 27 (4.29%) GCP
7 26 (4.13%) Microsoft 365
8 22 (3.49%) SaaS
9 19 (3.02%) Serverless
10 16 (2.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 16 (2.54%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 15 (2.38%) Power Automate
12 13 (2.06%) Azure Service Bus
13 12 (1.90%) PowerApps
14 11 (1.75%) Azure AKS
14 11 (1.75%) GitHub
15 10 (1.59%) Azure Functions
15 10 (1.59%) OCI
16 9 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
17 8 (1.27%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.71%) SAN
2 34 (5.40%) Firewall
3 21 (3.33%) DNS
4 15 (2.38%) NAS
5 14 (2.22%) Broadband
6 13 (2.06%) Internet
7 12 (1.90%) DHCP
7 12 (1.90%) Intranet
8 11 (1.75%) VPN
9 10 (1.59%) LAN
9 10 (1.59%) VLAN
10 9 (1.43%) SSL
10 9 (1.43%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.11%) WAN
12 6 (0.95%) Multicast
12 6 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.79%) VoIP
13 5 (0.79%) Wireless
14 4 (0.63%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.63%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.38%) Power BI
2 60 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (9.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 59 (9.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 53 (8.41%) MySQL
6 47 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (4.44%) MongoDB
9 27 (4.29%) NoSQL
10 22 (3.49%) Tableau
11 20 (3.17%) Data Lake
11 20 (3.17%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.70%) DB2
13 16 (2.54%) Data Vault
14 14 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (1.90%) RDBMS
17 10 (1.59%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (10.32%) Git
2 49 (7.78%) JIRA
3 16 (2.54%) Jasmine
3 16 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
4 14 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.06%) GitLab
6 7 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.11%) Toad
7 6 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (0.79%) MSTest
8 5 (0.79%) NUnit
9 4 (0.63%) Cypress.io
9 4 (0.63%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (0.63%) Moq
9 4 (0.63%) Postman
9 4 (0.63%) Selenium
9 4 (0.63%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 156 (24.76%) Social Skills
2 79 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (11.43%) Finance
4 35 (5.56%) Retail
5 34 (5.40%) Law
5 34 (5.40%) Legal
6 33 (5.24%) Manufacturing
7 29 (4.60%) Public Sector
8 26 (4.13%) Organisational Skills
9 19 (3.02%) Games
10 18 (2.86%) Marketing
11 9 (1.43%) Advertising
11 9 (1.43%) Back Office
11 9 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
11 9 (1.43%) Local Government
12 7 (1.11%) Police
13 6 (0.95%) Electronics
14 5 (0.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 4 (0.63%) Banking
15 4 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 280 (44.44%) Developer
2 106 (16.83%) .NET Developer
3 75 (11.90%) Senior
4 71 (11.27%) C# Developer
5 58 (9.21%) Data Engineer
6 53 (8.41%) Software Engineer
7 48 (7.62%) Software Developer
8 47 (7.46%) DBA
8 47 (7.46%) Lead
9 40 (6.35%) Analyst
10 38 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 37 (5.87%) Support Engineer
12 31 (4.92%) IT Engineer
13 30 (4.76%) IT Support
14 29 (4.60%) SQL DBA
15 27 (4.29%) SQL Developer
16 25 (3.97%) Senior Data Engineer
17 23 (3.65%) IT Support Engineer
18 20 (3.17%) Administrator
18 20 (3.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (43.81%) .NET
2 127 (20.16%) ASP.NET
3 123 (19.52%) HTML
4 114 (18.10%) AngularJS
5 112 (17.78%) .NET Core
6 103 (16.35%) CSS
7 94 (14.92%) .NET Framework
8 81 (12.86%) Entity Framework
9 76 (12.06%) React
10 71 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 61 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (8.57%) JSON
12 54 (8.57%) Node.js
12 54 (8.57%) XML
13 51 (8.10%) HTML5
14 50 (7.94%) Vue
15 44 (6.98%) REST
16 42 (6.67%) Web Services
17 40 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (6.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 27 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (3.65%) Reinsurance
4 21 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 18 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.54%) Cloud Native
6 16 (2.54%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.38%) NHS
8 14 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.22%) Product Ownership
9 13 (2.06%) Replication
10 11 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (1.59%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.11%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.11%) Social Media
14 6 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
14 6 (0.95%) iPhone
14 6 (0.95%) Legacy Systems
15 5 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 112 (17.78%) Windows
2 66 (10.48%) Linux
3 54 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.65%) Unix
5 19 (3.02%) VMS
6 12 (1.90%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.27%) Android
7 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (0.95%) AIX
10 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (30.32%) Agile
2 149 (23.65%) Problem-Solving
3 147 (23.33%) DevOps
4 100 (15.87%) Full Stack Development
5 98 (15.56%) MVC
6 88 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (10.63%) Software Engineering
8 66 (10.48%) Microservices
9 65 (10.32%) ETL
10 59 (9.37%) CI/CD
11 58 (9.21%) Scrum
12 55 (8.73%) Mentoring
12 55 (8.73%) Web Development
13 54 (8.57%) Data Modelling
14 51 (8.10%) ERP
15 50 (7.94%) OO
16 48 (7.62%) Customer Service
17 45 (7.14%) Analytics
18 42 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
19 41 (6.51%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 346 (54.92%) SQL
2 286 (45.40%) C#
3 169 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 114 (18.10%) T-SQL
5 79 (12.54%) Python
6 58 (9.21%) PowerShell
6 58 (9.21%) TypeScript
7 40 (6.35%) VB.NET
8 34 (5.40%) VB
9 24 (3.81%) Java
10 16 (2.54%) VB6
11 13 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.06%) VBScript
12 10 (1.59%) Delphi
12 10 (1.59%) PHP
13 9 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions
14 8 (1.27%) C++
14 8 (1.27%) Perl
14 8 (1.27%) Ruby
14 8 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (15.40%) Degree
2 34 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.75%) Azure Certification
6 10 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.27%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.11%) MCSE
9 5 (0.79%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.63%) CCNA
10 4 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.63%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.63%) MCP
10 4 (0.63%) MCSA
11 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.48%) OCP
11 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.94%) QA
2 33 (5.24%) Data Quality
3 24 (3.81%) GDPR
4 16 (2.54%) Accessibility
5 10 (1.59%) SLA
6 6 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.95%) WCAG
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 19 (3.02%) Docker
3 19 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (2.38%) vSphere
5 14 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.48%) Firmware
6 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.22%) Terraform
3 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.27%) WSUS
5 6 (0.95%) SCCM
6 4 (0.63%) Ansible
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.16%) vRealize
8 1 (0.16%) yum
Vendors
1 314 (49.84%) Microsoft
2 103 (16.35%) Oracle
3 38 (6.03%) VMware
4 29 (4.60%) Google
5 23 (3.65%) Databricks
5 23 (3.65%) Informatica
6 20 (3.17%) IBM
7 15 (2.38%) Facebook
7 15 (2.38%) SAP
8 14 (2.22%) Cisco
9 13 (2.06%) Commvault
10 9 (1.43%) Sage
10 9 (1.43%) Veeam
11 8 (1.27%) Apple
12 7 (1.11%) NEC
13 6 (0.95%) ESRI
13 6 (0.95%) HP
14 5 (0.79%) Citrix
14 5 (0.79%) Salesforce
14 5 (0.79%) Sophos