Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 130 86
Rank change year-on-year -160 -44 +39
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 76 315 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 2.40% 3.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.95% 6.92% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 74 312 352
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,650 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,890 4,549 3,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.89% 34.62% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,366 3,871 3,222
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -89 37 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Cheshire -75 26 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Merseyside -6 8 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Lancashire -6 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cumbria -1 1 £60,000 +71.43%
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (71.05%) SQL
3 41 (53.95%) T-SQL
4 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (43.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (32.89%) Degree
7 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2016
8 22 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (28.95%) .NET
8 22 (28.95%) C#
8 22 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (25.00%) Windows
9 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 18 (23.68%) ITIL
10 18 (23.68%) MVC
10 18 (23.68%) Finance
10 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
11 17 (22.37%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (19.74%) NoSQL
13 13 (17.11%) OLTP
13 13 (17.11%) .NET Framework
13 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
13 13 (17.11%) Server Building
13 13 (17.11%) IT Strategy
14 12 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) CMS
3 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) DHCP
1 6 (7.89%) DNS
1 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.26%) FTP
2 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) SAN
2 4 (5.26%) SMTP
2 4 (5.26%) SSH
3 3 (3.95%) VSAN
4 2 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (43.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 22 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (23.68%) MongoDB
6 15 (19.74%) NoSQL
7 13 (17.11%) OLTP
7 13 (17.11%) Relational Database
8 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (10.53%) Looker
9 8 (10.53%) Power BI
9 8 (10.53%) QlikView
10 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (7.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (5.26%) SSDT
13 3 (3.95%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.84%) JIRA
3 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) MSTest
6 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Games
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Law
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) DBA
3 20 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 20 (26.32%) SQL DBA
4 14 (18.42%) Administrator
5 12 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 11 (14.47%) SQL Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Data Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (7.89%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) SQL Data Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) .NET
2 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.11%) .NET Framework
4 12 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (11.84%) WCF
6 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (10.53%) jQuery
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.26%) CSS
8 4 (5.26%) HTML
8 4 (5.26%) Node.js
8 4 (5.26%) RESTful
9 2 (2.63%) MSMQ
9 2 (2.63%) SOAP
9 2 (2.63%) Web Services
9 2 (2.63%) WPF
9 2 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Fintech
2 3 (3.95%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) iPhone
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (23.68%) ITIL
3 18 (23.68%) MVC
4 17 (22.37%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (17.11%) IT Strategy
5 13 (17.11%) Server Building
6 12 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (10.53%) Visualisation
8 8 (10.53%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.21%) Asset Management
9 7 (9.21%) ETL
9 7 (9.21%) TDD
9 7 (9.21%) Wealth Management
10 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
11 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.58%) Scrum
11 5 (6.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) SQL
2 41 (53.95%) T-SQL
3 22 (28.95%) C#
4 8 (10.53%) PHP
4 8 (10.53%) PHP 5
5 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) F#
6 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Degree
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.26%) CCNA
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.26%) MCSE
4 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (9.21%) vSphere
2 4 (5.26%) XenApp
2 4 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.95%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (3.95%) vRealize
1 3 (3.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 2 (2.63%) Kibana
2 2 (2.63%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) Tableau
3 9 (11.84%) Capita
4 7 (9.21%) VMware
5 4 (5.26%) Citrix
5 4 (5.26%) Google
6 3 (3.95%) Veeam