Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 98 106
Rank change year-on-year -58 +8 +64
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2014 257 386 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.04% 3.14% 2.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.17% 9.00% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 235 372 311
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £54,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 4,165 4,289 3,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.00% 34.85% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,512 3,698 3,449
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -64 111 £40,000 - 7
Cheshire -16 101 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Lancashire +12 23 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Merseyside -31 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cumbria - 4 £57,500 -
SQL Server 2014
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 257 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 190 (73.93%) C#
2 190 (73.93%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (73.54%) .NET
4 180 (70.04%) ASP.NET
5 177 (68.87%) MVC
6 172 (66.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 167 (64.98%) TDD
8 161 (62.65%) Web Application Development
9 130 (50.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 128 (49.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 124 (48.25%) RESTful
12 123 (47.86%) WCF
13 112 (43.58%) KnockoutJS
14 110 (42.80%) Ruby
15 109 (42.41%) Node.js
16 106 (41.25%) Dependency Injection
17 103 (40.08%) BDD
18 89 (34.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 83 (32.30%) AngularJS
20 77 (29.96%) Microsoft
21 74 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
22 73 (28.40%) OO
22 73 (28.40%) Games
23 71 (27.63%) SQL
23 71 (27.63%) MongoDB
24 69 (26.85%) Kanban
25 67 (26.07%) F#
25 67 (26.07%) TeamCity
25 67 (26.07%) Multithreading

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 67 (26.07%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.67%) CMS
3 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.17%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.17%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 74 (28.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (14.01%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (12.06%) Google Play
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.95%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) SAN
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.39%) DNS
3 1 (0.39%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (27.63%) MongoDB
3 46 (17.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (17.51%) NoSQL
5 43 (16.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (15.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 35 (13.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (10.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 26 (10.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (4.28%) Power BI
12 11 (4.28%) SSDT
13 7 (2.72%) MySQL
14 5 (1.95%) QlikView
15 4 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (1.56%) RavenDB
15 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 67 (26.07%) TeamCity
2 66 (25.68%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.39%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.06%) JIRA
5 12 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.50%) Subversion
7 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 73 (28.40%) Games
2 24 (9.34%) Finance
3 5 (1.95%) Retail
4 3 (1.17%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 209 (81.32%) Developer
2 169 (65.76%) .NET Developer
3 36 (14.01%) .NET Software Developer
4 35 (13.62%) Graduate
4 35 (13.62%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 35 (13.62%) Graduate Developer
4 35 (13.62%) Junior
4 35 (13.62%) Junior .NET Developer
4 35 (13.62%) Junior Developer
5 34 (13.23%) SQL Developer
6 32 (12.45%) Messaging Developer
7 31 (12.06%) Digital Developer
8 28 (10.89%) DBA
8 28 (10.89%) SQL Server Developer
9 26 (10.12%) SQL DBA
10 22 (8.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (7.00%) SQL BI Developer
12 16 (6.23%) SQL Server BI Developer
13 12 (4.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 12 (4.67%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (73.54%) .NET
2 180 (70.04%) ASP.NET
3 172 (66.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 130 (50.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 128 (49.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 124 (48.25%) RESTful
7 123 (47.86%) WCF
8 112 (43.58%) KnockoutJS
9 109 (42.41%) Node.js
10 89 (34.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 83 (32.30%) AngularJS
12 67 (26.07%) MSMQ
12 67 (26.07%) WPF
13 45 (17.51%) .NET Framework
14 35 (13.62%) Entity Framework
15 33 (12.84%) RabbitMQ
16 31 (12.06%) Ninject
17 9 (3.50%) HTML
17 9 (3.50%) jQuery
18 7 (2.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.79%) Computer Science
2 33 (12.84%) Mobile App
3 31 (12.06%) iPhone
4 12 (4.67%) Fintech
4 12 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.11%) Replication
6 7 (2.72%) NHS
7 5 (1.95%) Clustering
8 2 (0.78%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.06%) Android
2 23 (8.95%) Windows
3 14 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.56%) HPUX
5 4 (1.56%) Unix
6 3 (1.17%) Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (73.93%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (68.87%) MVC
3 167 (64.98%) TDD
4 161 (62.65%) Web Application Development
5 106 (41.25%) Dependency Injection
6 103 (40.08%) BDD
7 73 (28.40%) OO
8 69 (26.85%) Kanban
9 67 (26.07%) Multithreading
10 47 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (15.18%) Web Development
12 31 (12.06%) Domain-Driven Design
13 21 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (7.00%) Scrum
16 15 (5.84%) E-Commerce
17 13 (5.06%) Wealth Management
18 12 (4.67%) Asset Management
18 12 (4.67%) Data Modelling
18 12 (4.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 190 (73.93%) C#
2 110 (42.80%) Ruby
3 71 (27.63%) SQL
4 67 (26.07%) F#
5 48 (18.68%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.56%) PHP
7 4 (1.56%) R
8 3 (1.17%) PHP 5
9 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.78%) Python
10 1 (0.39%) Java
10 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.17%) Degree
3 3 (1.17%) MCP
3 3 (1.17%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.39%) CCNA
5 1 (0.39%) CCNP
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.39%) MCITP
5 1 (0.39%) MCSA
5 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (26.07%) Kibana
2 32 (12.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 32 (12.45%) WSUS
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.39%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (29.96%) Microsoft
2 66 (25.68%) Google
3 12 (4.67%) Capita
4 6 (2.33%) Tableau
5 5 (1.95%) Oracle
6 4 (1.56%) HP
7 2 (0.78%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix
8 1 (0.39%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.39%) Talend
8 1 (0.39%) Veeam