The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 11 58 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.86% 35.37% 28.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.00% 47.93% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 38 12
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £50,000 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,450 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +1.35%
SQL
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 121 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 67.57% 73.78% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 85 48
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SQL
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Belfast region.

SQL Salary Trend in Belfast

SQL
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) Degree
3 14 (37.84%) .NET
4 13 (35.14%) Oracle
4 13 (35.14%) Java
4 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) C#
6 11 (29.73%) XML
6 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
7 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
7 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (24.32%) HTML
9 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
9 8 (21.62%) MVC
9 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (18.92%) Web Services
10 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
11 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
11 6 (16.22%) jQuery
11 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
12 5 (13.51%) YUI
12 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco UCCE
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco ICM
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco ICM Scripting
12 5 (13.51%) User Experience

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
2 5 (13.51%) JBoss
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) PBX
1 5 (13.51%) VoIP
1 5 (13.51%) RIP
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
1 5 (13.51%) EIGRP
1 5 (13.51%) MGCP
1 5 (13.51%) H.323
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) OLTP
4 2 (5.41%) OLAP
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) Informix
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) PVCS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Software Engineer
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Integration Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Telephony Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) XML
3 9 (24.32%) HTML
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (18.92%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) jQuery
7 5 (13.51%) YUI
7 5 (13.51%) SOAP
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) XSLT
7 5 (13.51%) VXML
7 5 (13.51%) WCF
7 5 (13.51%) WPF
8 3 (8.11%) Silverlight
8 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.41%) Java EE
9 2 (5.41%) XSL
9 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
10 1 (2.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (13.51%) User Experience
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.62%) MVC
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.51%) WFM
4 5 (13.51%) Resource Management
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 5 (13.51%) Contact Management
4 5 (13.51%) CAD
5 4 (10.81%) OO
5 4 (10.81%) Web Development
5 4 (10.81%) Time Management
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) OOD
7 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.41%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) HNC
2 3 (8.11%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Avaya
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Actimize
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