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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 11 51 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 23.91% 35.66% 28.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.38% 49.51% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 36
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
32 103 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 69.57% 72.03% 65.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 78
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (63.27%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) Finance
3 18 (36.73%) Degree
4 16 (32.65%) Python
5 15 (30.61%) HTML
5 15 (30.61%) Banking
5 15 (30.61%) Analytics
5 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 14 (28.57%) Retail
6 14 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (28.57%) XML
7 13 (26.53%) Tableau
7 13 (26.53%) Marketing
7 13 (26.53%) Data Analysis
7 13 (26.53%) QlikView
8 12 (24.49%) Economics
8 12 (24.49%) Operations Research
8 12 (24.49%) Social Media
8 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
8 12 (24.49%) Customer Analytics
8 12 (24.49%) CSS
9 11 (22.45%) UNIX
9 11 (22.45%) C++
9 11 (22.45%) SDLC
10 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
10 10 (20.41%) C#
10 10 (20.41%) .NET
10 10 (20.41%) Telecoms

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (18.37%) WebSphere
2 8 (16.33%) SAS
3 6 (12.24%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) SPSS
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.04%) Workday HCM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Trello
3 1 (2.04%) Force.com
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
1 6 (12.24%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) QlikView
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.08%) OLAP
7 2 (4.08%) Informix
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.08%) OLTP
8 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Ant
2 7 (14.29%) Maven
3 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.16%) JUnit
5 3 (6.12%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (6.12%) Selenium
5 3 (6.12%) Metasploit
5 3 (6.12%) TestNG
5 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.12%) Capybara
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (4.08%) PVCS
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.08%) JDeveloper
7 1 (2.04%) Xcode
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Banking
3 14 (28.57%) Retail
4 13 (26.53%) Marketing
5 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
6 8 (16.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Data Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Development Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Development Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) HTML
2 14 (28.57%) XML
3 12 (24.49%) CSS
4 10 (20.41%) .NET
5 6 (12.24%) J2EE
5 6 (12.24%) JDBC
6 5 (10.20%) JSP
6 5 (10.20%) Servlets
6 5 (10.20%) Web Services
7 4 (8.16%) JSON
7 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.16%) Spring
7 4 (8.16%) WPF
7 4 (8.16%) HTML5
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.12%) jQuery
8 3 (6.12%) Ajax
8 3 (6.12%) WCF
9 2 (4.08%) Middleware
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 14 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 12 (24.49%) Economics
3 12 (24.49%) Social Media
3 12 (24.49%) Algorithms
4 8 (16.33%) Data Extraction
5 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
6 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.08%) User Experience
7 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
8 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
8 1 (2.04%) iPhone
8 1 (2.04%) iPad
8 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) UNIX
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Analytics
2 13 (26.53%) Data Analysis
3 12 (24.49%) Operations Research
3 12 (24.49%) Customer Analytics
4 11 (22.45%) SDLC
5 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
6 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.33%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (16.33%) Data Analytics
7 7 (14.29%) MVC
7 7 (14.29%) Validation
7 7 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 6 (12.24%) Open Source
9 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.16%) Workflow
10 4 (8.16%) TDD
10 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) Python
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.45%) C++
5 10 (20.41%) C#
6 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (16.33%) VBA
6 8 (16.33%) R
7 6 (12.24%) Ruby
8 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.12%) VB
9 3 (6.12%) Perl
10 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.08%) VB6
11 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
11 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.04%) C
11 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) CIMA
2 8 (16.33%) MBA
3 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) QA
3 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) VirtualBox
2 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (6.12%) Xen
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Nmap
2 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Tableau
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
3 6 (12.24%) Rapid7
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Sencha
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + plus bonus, pension, healthcare, flexitime
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