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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 14 41 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.86% 32.54% 26.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.67% 45.56% 47.95%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 24
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,650 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
75 90 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 74.26% 71.43% 54.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35 70 93
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £45,850
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 19 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 31 (57.41%) SQL Server
2 29 (53.70%) Degree
3 27 (50.00%) .NET
4 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.74%) Oracle
5 22 (40.74%) C#
6 20 (37.04%) XML
6 20 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
7 19 (35.19%) HTML
7 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
7 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
8 18 (33.33%) MVC
9 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
9 17 (31.48%) Java
10 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
11 14 (25.93%) XSLT
12 13 (24.07%) CSS
12 13 (24.07%) Web Services
12 13 (24.07%) jQuery
12 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
12 13 (24.07%) Web Development
12 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (22.22%) Internet
14 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
15 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
15 9 (16.67%) Windows
15 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) JBoss
2 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.26%) CMS
2 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) Internet
2 5 (9.26%) EIGRP
2 5 (9.26%) MGCP
2 5 (9.26%) H.323
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco ICM
2 5 (9.26%) PBX
2 5 (9.26%) VoIP
2 5 (9.26%) RIP
3 4 (7.41%) Network Security
4 3 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (57.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.56%) OLTP
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.70%) OLAP
7 1 (1.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
1 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.26%) MSTest
2 5 (9.26%) NUnit
2 5 (9.26%) Rational Rose
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.56%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Consultant
3 11 (20.37%) Implementation Consultant
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Telephony Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Implementation Consultant
10 2 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) XML
3 19 (35.19%) HTML
3 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
4 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (25.93%) XSLT
6 13 (24.07%) CSS
6 13 (24.07%) jQuery
6 13 (24.07%) Web Services
7 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.26%) Ajax
8 5 (9.26%) JSON
8 5 (9.26%) WCF
8 5 (9.26%) WPF
8 5 (9.26%) Silverlight
8 5 (9.26%) YUI
8 5 (9.26%) SOAP
8 5 (9.26%) COM+
8 5 (9.26%) VXML
9 4 (7.41%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.96%) User Experience
4 5 (9.26%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) Statistics
7 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) MVC
2 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 13 (24.07%) Web Development
4 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Time Management
5 8 (14.81%) OO
6 7 (12.96%) Use Case
7 5 (9.26%) WFM
7 5 (9.26%) Resource Management
7 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.26%) UML
7 5 (9.26%) OOP
7 5 (9.26%) SOA
7 5 (9.26%) CAD
7 5 (9.26%) Contact Management
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) C#
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 17 (31.48%) Java
4 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.26%) C
5 5 (9.26%) C++
5 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) MCAD
3 5 (9.26%) MCSD
4 3 (5.56%) HNC
4 3 (5.56%) HND
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (9.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco
3 5 (9.26%) Northgate
3 5 (9.26%) Avaya
4 1 (1.85%) KANA
4 1 (1.85%) Actimize
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