Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SQL Server 2014 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2014 over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 144 90
Rank change year-on-year -140 -54 +33
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 77 290 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 2.27% 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.19% 6.75% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 73 281 369
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SQL Server 2014 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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,521 4,297 4,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.13% 33.66% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,055 3,620 3,549
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,350 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SQL Server 2014
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SQL Server 2014 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2014 in the North West

SQL Server 2014
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in the North West.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2014 in the North West

SQL Server 2014
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 in the North West over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2014 in the North West

SQL Server 2014
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Manchester -74 40 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Cheshire -61 24 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Merseyside -2 11 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Lancashire -6 2 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (76.62%) SQL
3 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
4 42 (54.55%) T-SQL
5 40 (51.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (48.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (45.45%) Degree
8 34 (44.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (41.56%) ITIL
11 31 (40.26%) Performance Tuning
12 30 (38.96%) MongoDB
13 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (35.06%) NoSQL
14 25 (32.47%) Relational Database
14 25 (32.47%) Server Building
14 25 (32.47%) IT Strategy
14 25 (32.47%) OLTP
15 23 (29.87%) Finance
15 23 (29.87%) SQL Server 2016
16 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (20.78%) .NET
16 16 (20.78%) C#
17 15 (19.48%) Windows
18 14 (18.18%) MVC
19 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
19 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
20 10 (12.99%) VMware
20 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2014
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (10.39%) IIS
1 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) Liferay
2 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.90%) CMS
3 3 (3.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) DHCP
1 8 (10.39%) DNS
1 8 (10.39%) SAN
1 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.79%) FTP
2 6 (7.79%) HTTP
2 6 (7.79%) SMTP
2 6 (7.79%) SSH
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) Skype
3 2 (2.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (51.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (48.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (44.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (38.96%) MongoDB
6 27 (35.06%) NoSQL
7 25 (32.47%) OLTP
7 25 (32.47%) Relational Database
8 23 (29.87%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (5.19%) Looker
12 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (5.19%) Power BI
12 4 (5.19%) QlikView
13 3 (3.90%) OLAP
13 3 (3.90%) SSDT
14 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 2 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) JIRA
2 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.49%) JMeter
3 5 (6.49%) Selenium
3 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.60%) MSTest
5 2 (2.60%) NUnit
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Games
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 5 (6.49%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) DBA
1 28 (36.36%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) SQL DBA
3 24 (31.17%) Administrator
4 14 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.99%) SQL Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Development DBA
8 6 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Systems Test Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Database Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
10 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) .NET
2 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (10.39%) SOAP
3 8 (10.39%) WCF
3 8 (10.39%) Web Services
3 8 (10.39%) XML
4 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 7 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (6.49%) CSS
6 5 (6.49%) Gherkin
6 5 (6.49%) HTML
6 5 (6.49%) J2EE
7 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.19%) Node.js
7 4 (5.19%) RESTful
8 3 (3.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.49%) APACS
2 4 (5.19%) Fintech
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.60%) iPhone
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.09%) Linux
4 5 (6.49%) Unix
5 2 (2.60%) Android
5 2 (2.60%) Debian
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) ITIL
2 31 (40.26%) Performance Tuning
3 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.47%) IT Strategy
4 25 (32.47%) Server Building
5 16 (20.78%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (18.18%) MVC
7 9 (11.69%) ETL
8 8 (10.39%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
10 6 (7.79%) TDD
10 6 (7.79%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (6.49%) Defect Management
11 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.49%) Project Management
11 5 (6.49%) Scrum
11 5 (6.49%) SDLC
11 5 (6.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (76.62%) SQL
2 42 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 16 (20.78%) C#
4 5 (6.49%) Java
5 4 (5.19%) Ruby
6 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.90%) PHP
6 3 (3.90%) PHP 5
6 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.60%) F#
Qualifications
1 35 (45.45%) Degree
2 33 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.79%) CCNA
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.79%) MCSE
4 5 (6.49%) ISEB
4 5 (6.49%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.60%) MCSA
5 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
1 8 (10.39%) vSphere
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) XenApp
3 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.60%) Kibana
2 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.60%) vRealize
2 2 (2.60%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) VMware
3 6 (7.79%) Citrix
4 4 (5.19%) Google
4 4 (5.19%) Tableau
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 2 (2.60%) EMC
5 2 (2.60%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) Veeam