Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -21 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 107 196 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.87% 17.25% 15.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.91% 59.04% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 109 183 148
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,850 £26,000 £28,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £45,250
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +11.06%

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 298 332 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.49% 29.23% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 256 304 244
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £52,500 £51,250
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +11.06%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -22 72 £38,000 +13.43% 20
Prudhoe - 18 £47,500 - 2
Sunderland +2 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Gateshead +3 4 £34,750 -22.78% 4
North Tyneside - 2 £27,500 -
Hebburn +1 1 £32,500 +27.45% 1
Wallsend +1 1 £30,000 -14.29%
South Tyneside - 1 £31,000 -
SQL Server
North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 70 (65.42%) SQL
2 56 (52.34%) .NET
2 56 (52.34%) Microsoft
3 55 (51.40%) C#
4 50 (46.73%) ASP.NET
4 50 (46.73%) MVC
5 43 (40.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (29.91%) Unit Testing
7 31 (28.97%) JavaScript
8 27 (25.23%) CSS
8 27 (25.23%) Scrum
9 24 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
10 23 (21.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (20.56%) Java
11 22 (20.56%) CSS3
12 20 (18.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (18.69%) TDD
13 19 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (17.76%) .NET Framework
13 19 (17.76%) BDD
13 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET Core
14 18 (16.82%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (16.82%) Windows
15 17 (15.89%) T-SQL
15 17 (15.89%) Domain-Driven Design
16 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
17 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.80%) IIS
2 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.93%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.93%) Infor CloudSuite
1 1 (0.93%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.93%) NuGet
4 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) Intranet
2 5 (4.67%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (4.67%) SAN
2 5 (4.67%) SMS
2 5 (4.67%) VSAN
2 5 (4.67%) Wireless
3 4 (3.74%) Network Security
4 3 (2.80%) DHCP
4 3 (2.80%) DNS
4 3 (2.80%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.87%) Internet
6 1 (0.93%) Extranet
6 1 (0.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (11.21%) Power BI
6 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.61%) QlikView
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.74%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.87%) MySQL
10 2 (1.87%) OLAP
10 2 (1.87%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.74%) AccuRev
5 3 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (7.48%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Advertising
3 5 (4.67%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Games
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (61.68%) Developer
2 45 (42.06%) .NET Developer
3 42 (39.25%) C# Developer
4 40 (37.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (34.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 33 (30.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (29.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (21.50%) Software Developer
8 23 (21.50%) SQL Developer
9 19 (17.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 18 (16.82%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (15.89%) Core Java Developer
11 17 (15.89%) Java Developer
11 17 (15.89%) Java Software Developer
12 11 (10.28%) DBA
12 11 (10.28%) SQL DBA
13 9 (8.41%) Administrator
13 9 (8.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (7.48%) Analyst
15 6 (5.61%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (52.34%) .NET
2 50 (46.73%) ASP.NET
3 43 (40.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (25.23%) CSS
5 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (20.56%) CSS3
7 19 (17.76%) .NET Framework
7 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET Core
8 15 (14.02%) Entity Framework
9 10 (9.35%) HTML
10 7 (6.54%) jQuery
11 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (4.67%) RESTful
11 5 (4.67%) Web Services
12 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.74%) HTML5
12 4 (3.74%) Kafka
12 4 (3.74%) WCF
13 3 (2.80%) JSON
14 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Clustering
4 3 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.80%) Replication
5 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.87%) Fintech
5 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Online Games
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.82%) Windows
2 12 (11.21%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.48%) Linux
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Unix
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) MVC
2 32 (29.91%) Unit Testing
3 27 (25.23%) Scrum
4 24 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (18.69%) TDD
6 19 (17.76%) BDD
7 17 (15.89%) Domain-Driven Design
8 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
9 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (14.02%) Pair Programming
10 12 (11.21%) Service Management
11 10 (9.35%) Analytics
12 9 (8.41%) Project Management
13 8 (7.48%) ETL
13 8 (7.48%) ITSM
13 8 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (5.61%) High Availability
14 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 6 (5.61%) ITIL
14 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (65.42%) SQL
2 55 (51.40%) C#
3 31 (28.97%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.56%) Java
5 17 (15.89%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.61%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.80%) VBA
8 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) Fortran
9 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.87%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) MCITP
3 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (4.67%) XenApp
4 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.87%) vSphere
4 2 (1.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (4.67%) SCCM
1 5 (4.67%) SCOM
2 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.93%) Packer
Vendors
1 56 (52.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) VMware
3 7 (6.54%) Citrix
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco
4 5 (4.67%) Meraki
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle
5 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) Facebook
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Infor
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) Tableau
6 1 (0.93%) Xamarin