Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 88 119
Rank change year-on-year -56 +31 +130
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 290 403 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.28% 3.31% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.76% 9.81% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 281 369 329
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 4292 4107 4605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.68% 33.71% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3615 3553 3934
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -66 141 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire +24 103 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Merseyside -26 28 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Lancashire -20 17 £35,000 +7.69% 2
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2014 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2014.

1 290 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 182 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (57.59%) .NET
3 167 (57.59%) C#
4 159 (54.83%) MVC
5 157 (54.14%) TDD
6 151 (52.07%) ASP.NET
7 150 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 149 (51.38%) Web Application Development
9 122 (42.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 121 (41.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 118 (40.69%) RESTful
12 114 (39.31%) SQL
13 111 (38.28%) KnockoutJS
14 96 (33.10%) Dependency Injection
15 95 (32.76%) WCF
16 94 (32.41%) BDD
17 92 (31.72%) T-SQL
18 89 (30.69%) AngularJS
19 88 (30.34%) Node.js
19 88 (30.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 87 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 85 (29.31%) Ruby
22 84 (28.97%) Business Intelligence
23 82 (28.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 80 (27.59%) Games
25 77 (26.55%) Data Warehouse
26 75 (25.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 73 (25.17%) Google
27 73 (25.17%) Microsoft

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 55 (18.97%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.14%) IIS
3 5 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.03%) CMS
5 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.69%) Apache
6 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 69 (23.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (10.69%) Google Play
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.45%) Internet
2 7 (2.41%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.41%) RS-232
2 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.03%) SAN
4 2 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 82 (28.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (26.55%) Data Warehouse
5 75 (25.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 71 (24.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 69 (23.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 61 (21.03%) MongoDB
9 47 (16.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (11.38%) NoSQL
11 32 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (5.86%) Power BI
13 11 (3.79%) QlikView
14 8 (2.76%) Relational Database
15 7 (2.41%) MySQL
15 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
15 7 (2.41%) SSDT
16 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (1.03%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 58 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 40 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.17%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.45%) MSTest
4 10 (3.45%) NUnit
5 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Blend
5 7 (2.41%) MSI
5 7 (2.41%) NuGet
5 7 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.41%) WiX
6 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.72%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.38%) JIRA
9 3 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.34%) gulp
10 1 (0.34%) JBehave
10 1 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.34%) Maven
10 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (27.59%) Games
2 19 (6.55%) Finance
3 14 (4.83%) Marketing
4 6 (2.07%) Retail
5 3 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (82.07%) Developer
2 158 (54.48%) .NET Developer
3 75 (25.86%) SQL Developer
4 66 (22.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 45 (15.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 43 (14.83%) SQL BI Developer
7 37 (12.76%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 36 (12.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 34 (11.72%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
10 30 (10.34%) Junior
11 29 (10.00%) Digital Developer
11 29 (10.00%) Graduate
11 29 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 29 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
11 29 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
11 29 (10.00%) Junior Developer
12 27 (9.31%) .NET Software Developer
13 26 (8.97%) Messaging Developer
14 21 (7.24%) DBA
15 19 (6.55%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (57.59%) .NET
2 151 (52.07%) ASP.NET
3 150 (51.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 122 (42.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 121 (41.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 118 (40.69%) RESTful
7 111 (38.28%) KnockoutJS
8 95 (32.76%) WCF
9 89 (30.69%) AngularJS
10 88 (30.34%) Node.js
10 88 (30.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 62 (21.38%) WPF
12 55 (18.97%) MSMQ
13 39 (13.45%) .NET Framework
14 36 (12.41%) Entity Framework
15 29 (10.00%) Ninject
16 26 (8.97%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (4.48%) XML
18 11 (3.79%) Web Services
19 7 (2.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 34 (11.72%) Mobile App
3 31 (10.69%) iPhone
4 15 (5.17%) Replication
5 13 (4.48%) BBC
5 13 (4.48%) Digital TV
5 13 (4.48%) Social Media
6 12 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (3.10%) Clustering
7 9 (3.10%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.41%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 7 (2.41%) Internet of Things
9 6 (2.07%) Fintech
10 4 (1.38%) NHS
11 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.03%) Social Network
12 1 (0.34%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.69%) Android
2 26 (8.97%) Windows
3 16 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (4.14%) Linux
5 11 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.76%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.41%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (0.69%) HPUX
8 2 (0.69%) Unix
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (54.83%) MVC
3 157 (54.14%) TDD
4 149 (51.38%) Web Application Development
5 96 (33.10%) Dependency Injection
6 94 (32.41%) BDD
7 84 (28.97%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (22.76%) OO
9 62 (21.38%) Kanban
9 62 (21.38%) Multithreading
10 30 (10.34%) Web Development
11 29 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 23 (7.93%) Performance Tuning
13 18 (6.21%) ETL
14 16 (5.52%) Scrum
15 14 (4.83%) Data Modelling
15 14 (4.83%) Unit Testing
16 12 (4.14%) Test Automation
17 11 (3.79%) Performance Optimisation
18 9 (3.10%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 167 (57.59%) C#
2 114 (39.31%) SQL
3 92 (31.72%) T-SQL
4 85 (29.31%) Ruby
5 55 (18.97%) F#
6 11 (3.79%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.41%) C
8 7 (2.41%) C++
8 7 (2.41%) XAML
9 2 (0.69%) R
10 1 (0.34%) ES6
10 1 (0.34%) Java
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (4.48%) Degree
2 4 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.69%) MCP
3 2 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.69%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.34%) CCNA
4 1 (0.34%) CCNP
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.34%) MCITP
4 1 (0.34%) MCSA
4 1 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.07%) vSphere
3 4 (1.38%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (18.97%) Kibana
2 26 (8.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 26 (8.97%) WSUS
3 4 (1.38%) SCOM
3 4 (1.38%) vRealize
4 3 (1.03%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.69%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 73 (25.17%) Google
1 73 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.48%) Apple
2 13 (4.48%) Facebook
2 13 (4.48%) Sony
2 13 (4.48%) Yahoo!
3 9 (3.10%) Tableau
3 9 (3.10%) VMware
4 6 (2.07%) Oracle
5 4 (1.38%) Veeam
6 2 (0.69%) Cisco
6 2 (0.69%) Citrix
6 2 (0.69%) HP
6 2 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.34%) Capita
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos
7 1 (0.34%) NetApp