Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 206 154 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.93% 15.26% 26.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.69% 54.80% 65.33%
Number of salaries quoted 192 145 229
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,160 £26,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £45,350
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,018
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.06% +2.91%

SQL Server 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 351 281 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.15% 27.85% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 319 245 325
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +6.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,750 £52,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,259
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.18% +3.60%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 148 £34,000 -15.00% 28
Gateshead -10 25 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Sunderland +2 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North Shields - 5 £34,500 -
Hebburn - 3 £25,500 -
Jarrow - 2 £21,000 -
Wallsend - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server
North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 138 (66.99%) .NET
2 112 (54.37%) MVC
3 108 (52.43%) ASP.NET
4 105 (50.97%) C#
5 103 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (39.81%) Microsoft
7 77 (37.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (30.10%) SQL
9 54 (26.21%) JavaScript
10 52 (25.24%) HTML
11 51 (24.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 48 (23.30%) AngularJS
13 46 (22.33%) TDD
13 46 (22.33%) CSS
14 45 (21.84%) SQL Server 2016
15 44 (21.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 44 (21.36%) Windows
16 42 (20.39%) Web Application Development
17 38 (18.45%) Web Development
18 36 (17.48%) WCF
19 35 (16.99%) HTML5
20 34 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
20 34 (16.50%) Scrum
21 31 (15.05%) Node.js
21 31 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web API
22 30 (14.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 29 (14.08%) KnockoutJS
23 29 (14.08%) Git (software)
24 28 (13.59%) Domain-Driven Design
24 28 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 23 (11.17%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.85%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.91%) CMS
5 3 (1.46%) Documentum
5 3 (1.46%) IIS
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.49%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (8.25%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.85%) Office 365
3 9 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.43%) Google Play
6 3 (1.46%) GitHub
7 2 (0.97%) SaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.77%) SMS
2 12 (5.83%) LAN
2 12 (5.83%) WAN
3 9 (4.37%) WLAN
4 8 (3.88%) DHCP
4 8 (3.88%) DNS
5 7 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (3.40%) SMTP
5 7 (3.40%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.40%) VLAN
6 6 (2.91%) Firewall
6 6 (2.91%) VoIP
7 5 (2.43%) NAS
7 5 (2.43%) SAN
8 4 (1.94%) DMZ
9 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 45 (21.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 28 (13.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.74%) NoSQL
5 16 (7.77%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (6.80%) Power BI
7 13 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (6.31%) RavenDB
8 10 (4.85%) MySQL
8 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (3.40%) QlikView
11 5 (2.43%) OLAP
12 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.46%) Big Data
13 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.94%) MSTest
4 4 (1.94%) NUnit
5 3 (1.46%) Selenium
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.97%) JIRA
6 2 (0.97%) Subversion
7 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.49%) Gradle
7 1 (0.49%) Maven
7 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.49%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 17 (8.25%) Finance
2 16 (7.77%) Advertising
3 8 (3.88%) Marketing
3 8 (3.88%) Retail
4 5 (2.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 135 (65.53%) Developer
2 88 (42.72%) .NET Developer
3 38 (18.45%) Software Developer
4 25 (12.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 23 (11.17%) C# Developer
6 18 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (8.74%) Web Developer
7 16 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.80%) SQL Developer
10 12 (5.83%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.83%) Social Media Developer
11 11 (5.34%) Analyst
11 11 (5.34%) DBA
12 10 (4.85%) Lead Developer
13 9 (4.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (3.88%) .NET Web Developer
14 8 (3.88%) Administrator
14 8 (3.88%) Applications Support
14 8 (3.88%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (66.99%) .NET
2 108 (52.43%) ASP.NET
3 77 (37.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (25.24%) HTML
5 48 (23.30%) AngularJS
6 46 (22.33%) CSS
7 44 (21.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 36 (17.48%) WCF
9 35 (16.99%) HTML5
10 31 (15.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 31 (15.05%) Node.js
11 30 (14.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (14.08%) KnockoutJS
13 27 (13.11%) .NET Framework
14 26 (12.62%) CSS3
15 23 (11.17%) WPF
16 21 (10.19%) RESTful
17 18 (8.74%) jQuery
18 16 (7.77%) React
18 16 (7.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.31%) Fintech
3 12 (5.83%) BBC
3 12 (5.83%) Social Media
4 6 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.43%) Clustering
5 5 (2.43%) iPhone
5 5 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.43%) Replication
6 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.94%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.94%) Social Network
7 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.36%) Windows
2 22 (10.68%) Android
3 20 (9.71%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.25%) Apple iOS
5 13 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.91%) Linux
7 6 (2.91%) Unix
8 4 (1.94%) CentOS
8 4 (1.94%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (54.37%) MVC
2 103 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.33%) TDD
4 42 (20.39%) Web Application Development
5 38 (18.45%) Web Development
6 34 (16.50%) Scrum
7 28 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (13.59%) Domain-Driven Design
8 27 (13.11%) CRM
9 26 (12.62%) BDD
10 24 (11.65%) OO
11 23 (11.17%) Unit Testing
12 21 (10.19%) Software Engineering
13 19 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (9.22%) ITIL
13 19 (9.22%) SOLID
14 17 (8.25%) User Stories
15 16 (7.77%) Dependency Injection
15 16 (7.77%) SDLC
16 14 (6.80%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (50.97%) C#
2 62 (30.10%) SQL
3 54 (26.21%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.19%) T-SQL
5 18 (8.74%) PowerShell
5 18 (8.74%) VB.NET
6 17 (8.25%) Ruby
6 17 (8.25%) VB
7 16 (7.77%) VBA
8 5 (2.43%) Python
9 4 (1.94%) R
10 3 (1.46%) Java
11 2 (0.97%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) Fortran
12 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.49%) RPG
12 1 (0.49%) RPG III
12 1 (0.49%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (6.31%) Degree
2 7 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.46%) ISEB
5 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.88%) QA
2 4 (1.94%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.94%) SLA
3 3 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (6.31%) Active Directory
1 13 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.37%) XenApp
3 8 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.40%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.97%) Docker
5 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) ZABBIX
2 7 (3.40%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.40%) WSUS
3 6 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.94%) Nagios
5 3 (1.46%) Puppet
6 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.49%) Control-M
7 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.25%) Google
2 17 (8.25%) Xamarin
3 16 (7.77%) VMware
4 14 (6.80%) Oracle
5 12 (5.83%) Apple
5 12 (5.83%) Facebook
5 12 (5.83%) Sony
5 12 (5.83%) Yahoo!
6 11 (5.34%) Citrix
7 8 (3.88%) Symantec
8 7 (3.40%) arcserve
8 7 (3.40%) CA
8 7 (3.40%) Cisco
8 7 (3.40%) Sophos
8 7 (3.40%) Veeam
8 7 (3.40%) Veritas
9 5 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.43%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.94%) Red Hat