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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 36 36 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 25.53% 28.57% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.15% 45.00% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 54
Average salary £34,500 £55,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.55% +49.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £25,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
78 80 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.32% 63.49% 60.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 112
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 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 29 (58.00%) Java
2 26 (52.00%) Finance
3 20 (40.00%) Degree
4 15 (30.00%) Python
5 14 (28.00%) Banking
5 14 (28.00%) Retail
5 14 (28.00%) Visualisation
5 14 (28.00%) Analytics
5 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.00%) Tableau
6 13 (26.00%) Marketing
6 13 (26.00%) QlikView
6 13 (26.00%) Data Analysis
6 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
7 12 (24.00%) Economics
7 12 (24.00%) Operations Research
7 12 (24.00%) Social Media
7 12 (24.00%) Customer Analytics
7 12 (24.00%) Algorithms
8 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (22.00%) C++
8 11 (22.00%) HTML
8 11 (22.00%) Oracle
9 10 (20.00%) UNIX
9 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (18.00%) Linux
10 9 (18.00%) C#

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (16.00%) SAS
3 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.00%) NetWeaver
6 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.00%) Node.js
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) SPSS
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (2.00%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) QlikView
2 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.00%) Informix
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.00%) OLTP
9 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.00%) DB2
9 1 (2.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Maven
1 5 (10.00%) Ant
2 4 (8.00%) JUnit
2 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) TestNG
3 3 (6.00%) PVCS
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Metasploit
4 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.00%) Capybara
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Xcode
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Banking
2 14 (28.00%) Retail
3 13 (26.00%) Marketing
4 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (12.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Consultant
3 9 (18.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Data Consultant
4 8 (16.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.00%) Junior
7 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Graduate
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) XML
3 7 (14.00%) CSS
3 7 (14.00%) JDBC
4 5 (10.00%) Web Services
4 5 (10.00%) JSP
4 5 (10.00%) Servlets
4 5 (10.00%) J2EE
5 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.00%) Spring
6 3 (6.00%) jQuery
6 3 (6.00%) EJB 3.0
6 3 (6.00%) JAX-WS
6 3 (6.00%) JSON
6 3 (6.00%) WPF
6 3 (6.00%) JMS
6 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.00%) EJB
6 3 (6.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Visualisation
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (24.00%) Economics
2 12 (24.00%) Social Media
2 12 (24.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (16.00%) Data Extraction
4 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.00%) User Experience
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.00%) iPad
7 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.00%) iPhone
7 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) UNIX
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Analytics
2 13 (26.00%) Data Analysis
3 12 (24.00%) Operations Research
3 12 (24.00%) Customer Analytics
4 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Validation
5 8 (16.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 8 (16.00%) Data Analytics
6 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.00%) MVC
9 4 (8.00%) OO
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.00%) Data Management
9 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.00%) Data Transformation
10 3 (6.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) Python
3 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.00%) C++
5 9 (18.00%) C#
5 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (16.00%) VBA
6 8 (16.00%) R
7 6 (12.00%) Ruby
8 4 (8.00%) Perl
9 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
11 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.00%) VB
11 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) MBA
2 8 (16.00%) CIMA
3 2 (4.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.00%) HNC
4 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (4.00%) Xen
2 2 (4.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Nmap
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Tableau
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) SAP
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) Rapid7
6 1 (2.00%) Sencha
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 16 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 16 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago