Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 206 137 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.08% 19.43% 26.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.54% 54.80% 69.41%
Number of salaries quoted 172 131 274
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,325 £22,500 £28,825
90th Percentile £54,750 £57,500 £50,000
North East median annual salary £39,375 £38,480 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +2.61% -

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 358 250 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.95% 35.46% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 292 229 388
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,050 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £51,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,756 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.61% +6.02% +7.14%

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 15 August 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 15 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 168 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Gateshead 0 12 £44,500 +11.25% 5
Prudhoe -1 11 £47,500 +6.74% 2
Sunderland -1 10 £32,500 -16.88% 5
North Tyneside - 3 £27,500 -
Wallsend - 1 £30,000 - 1
SQL Server
North East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 127 (61.65%) SQL
2 125 (60.68%) Microsoft
3 124 (60.19%) .NET
4 113 (54.85%) C#
5 98 (47.57%) ASP.NET
5 98 (47.57%) MVC
6 75 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (35.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (31.55%) JavaScript
9 62 (30.10%) .NET Framework
10 56 (27.18%) TDD
11 54 (26.21%) Entity Framework
12 51 (24.76%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (23.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 46 (22.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 43 (20.87%) T-SQL
16 41 (19.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 40 (19.42%) Scrum
17 40 (19.42%) BDD
18 39 (18.93%) Advertising
19 37 (17.96%) ASP.NET Web API
20 36 (17.48%) CSS
21 35 (16.99%) HTML
21 35 (16.99%) Unit Testing
22 34 (16.50%) Git (software)
23 32 (15.53%) Software Engineering
23 32 (15.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 31 (15.05%) Web Services
24 31 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
25 27 (13.11%) jQuery

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 12 (5.83%) CMS
2 11 (5.34%) IIS
3 7 (3.40%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.91%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.97%) Confluence
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.97%) Wowza Streaming Engine
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (23.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (12.14%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.91%) Office 365
4 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.97%) NuGet
5 2 (0.97%) PaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.49%) Google Play
6 1 (0.49%) Heroku
6 1 (0.49%) Route 53
6 1 (0.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.25%) SMS
2 15 (7.28%) DNS
3 8 (3.88%) DHCP
4 7 (3.40%) Firewall
4 7 (3.40%) Intranet
4 7 (3.40%) SSL
5 6 (2.91%) Internet
6 4 (1.94%) HTTP
6 4 (1.94%) NAS
6 4 (1.94%) SAN
7 3 (1.46%) SMTP
7 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.46%) VPN
8 2 (0.97%) LAN
8 2 (0.97%) Network Security
8 2 (0.97%) VSAN
8 2 (0.97%) WAN
9 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 41 (19.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (15.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 31 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (13.11%) Power BI
6 16 (7.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 15 (7.28%) MySQL
8 14 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (6.31%) NoSQL
10 11 (5.34%) Relational Database
11 10 (4.85%) QlikView
11 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (3.40%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.91%) Big Data
13 6 (2.91%) OLAP
13 6 (2.91%) OLAP Cube
13 6 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
15 4 (1.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 34 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (9.22%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (3.88%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.91%) Ant
8 5 (2.43%) JIRA
8 5 (2.43%) Maven
8 5 (2.43%) Subversion
9 3 (1.46%) GitLab
9 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.97%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.97%) Gatling
10 2 (0.97%) NeoLoad
10 2 (0.97%) Selenium
10 2 (0.97%) Toad
11 1 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (18.93%) Advertising
2 13 (6.31%) Finance
3 8 (3.88%) Marketing
3 8 (3.88%) Retail
4 4 (1.94%) Games
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (64.56%) Developer
2 75 (36.41%) .NET Developer
3 54 (26.21%) C# Developer
4 47 (22.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (19.42%) Software Developer
6 34 (16.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (16.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 30 (14.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (12.62%) .NET Software Developer
10 23 (11.17%) C# Software Developer
11 19 (9.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (7.77%) DBA
12 16 (7.77%) SQL Developer
13 15 (7.28%) Administrator
14 14 (6.80%) Analyst
14 14 (6.80%) Business Developer
14 14 (6.80%) SQL DBA
15 12 (5.83%) Junior
15 12 (5.83%) Junior Developer
15 12 (5.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (60.19%) .NET
2 98 (47.57%) ASP.NET
3 73 (35.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (30.10%) .NET Framework
5 54 (26.21%) Entity Framework
6 37 (17.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 36 (17.48%) CSS
8 35 (16.99%) HTML
9 31 (15.05%) Web Services
10 27 (13.11%) jQuery
11 24 (11.65%) AngularJS
12 18 (8.74%) RESTful
13 17 (8.25%) WCF
14 14 (6.80%) CSS3
15 13 (6.31%) Node.js
16 11 (5.34%) SOAP
17 10 (4.85%) .NET Core
17 10 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 10 (4.85%) React
18 9 (4.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) Enterprise Software
1 22 (10.68%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.40%) NHS
4 5 (2.43%) Replication
5 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.46%) Clustering
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.46%) Fintech
6 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.46%) Social Network
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.97%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.97%) Media Streaming
7 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.97%) Online Games
7 2 (0.97%) PKI
7 2 (0.97%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.68%) Windows
2 12 (5.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.88%) Unix
4 5 (2.43%) Linux
4 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.97%) Android
6 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (47.57%) MVC
2 75 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (27.18%) TDD
4 51 (24.76%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (19.42%) BDD
5 40 (19.42%) Scrum
6 35 (16.99%) Unit Testing
7 32 (15.53%) Software Engineering
8 22 (10.68%) ETL
9 21 (10.19%) Domain-Driven Design
10 19 (9.22%) Pair Programming
10 19 (9.22%) Web Application Development
11 16 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.80%) Analytics
13 13 (6.31%) DevOps
13 13 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (6.31%) Web Development
14 12 (5.83%) Data Modelling
14 12 (5.83%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (61.65%) SQL
2 113 (54.85%) C#
3 65 (31.55%) JavaScript
4 43 (20.87%) T-SQL
5 18 (8.74%) Java
6 11 (5.34%) Ruby
7 10 (4.85%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.40%) Python
9 5 (2.43%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.43%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.43%) VB
10 4 (1.94%) VBScript
11 3 (1.46%) VBA
12 2 (0.97%) C++
12 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.97%) Scala
13 1 (0.49%) Java 8
13 1 (0.49%) PHP
13 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (4.85%) Degree
2 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.49%) CITP
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.37%) QA
2 7 (3.40%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.94%) SLA
4 2 (0.97%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.88%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.40%) Docker
4 5 (2.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.97%) XenServer
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.91%) Puppet
3 5 (2.43%) Terraform
4 4 (1.94%) Ansible
4 4 (1.94%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.94%) SCCM
5 3 (1.46%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.97%) Consul
6 2 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.97%) Grafana
6 2 (0.97%) Kibana
6 2 (0.97%) logstash
6 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.97%) Rancher
6 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.49%) Control-M
7 1 (0.49%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) Nessus
7 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 125 (60.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.25%) Oracle
3 14 (6.80%) VMware
4 7 (3.40%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.43%) Citrix
5 5 (2.43%) Symantec
5 5 (2.43%) Tableau
6 4 (1.94%) Epicor
6 4 (1.94%) Google
6 4 (1.94%) IFS
6 4 (1.94%) Infor
6 4 (1.94%) Sage
6 4 (1.94%) SAP
6 4 (1.94%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.46%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.46%) Cisco
7 3 (1.46%) Dell
7 3 (1.46%) Sophos
8 2 (0.97%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.97%) Sybase