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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 28 33 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 23.14% 26.61% 26.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.75% 41.77% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 59
Average salary £30,000 £46,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
64 79 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 52.89% 63.71% 64.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 118
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £22,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (55.26%) Degree
2 20 (52.63%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Visualisation
3 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (34.21%) Tableau
4 13 (34.21%) QlikView
5 12 (31.58%) Retail
5 12 (31.58%) Data Analysis
5 12 (31.58%) Economics
5 12 (31.58%) Operations Research
5 12 (31.58%) Marketing
5 12 (31.58%) Social Media
5 12 (31.58%) Analytics
5 12 (31.58%) Customer Analytics
5 12 (31.58%) Algorithms
6 11 (28.95%) Python
6 11 (28.95%) C++
7 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 10 (26.32%) Oracle
7 10 (26.32%) Banking
8 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
9 8 (21.05%) Data Analytics
9 8 (21.05%) Demand Forecasting
9 8 (21.05%) R
9 8 (21.05%) Data Extraction
9 8 (21.05%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 8 (21.05%) MBA
9 8 (21.05%) CIMA
9 8 (21.05%) Management Information System

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (21.05%) SAS
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) NetWeaver
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) SPSS
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (2.63%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Force.com
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) QlikView
2 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.26%) Informix
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.63%) DB2
8 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) PVCS
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Xcode
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Retail
2 12 (31.58%) Marketing
3 10 (26.32%) Banking
4 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Data Consultant
3 8 (21.05%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Graduate
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) XML
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) XSL
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) JDBC
5 2 (5.26%) EJB
5 2 (5.26%) JMS
5 2 (5.26%) JAX-WS
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) Java EE
5 2 (5.26%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Visualisation
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (31.58%) Algorithms
2 12 (31.58%) Social Media
2 12 (31.58%) Economics
3 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 8 (21.05%) Data Extraction
4 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.26%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) iPhone
6 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.63%) iPad
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Data Analysis
1 12 (31.58%) Operations Research
1 12 (31.58%) Customer Analytics
1 12 (31.58%) Analytics
2 8 (21.05%) Demand Forecasting
2 8 (21.05%) Data Analytics
3 6 (15.79%) Validation
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) Data Transformation
5 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.53%) Data Management
6 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.26%) OOD
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) C++
2 11 (28.95%) Python
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) VBA
4 8 (21.05%) R
5 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) CIMA
2 8 (21.05%) MBA
3 2 (5.26%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.63%) HNC
4 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Tableau
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) SAP
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Sencha
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