The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 31 72 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.30% 26.18% 24.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.63% 41.38% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 53 28
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 174 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 62.59% 63.27% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60 108 58
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
County Antrim

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 18 April 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (57.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (47.06%) .NET
2 40 (47.06%) C#
3 39 (45.88%) Oracle
4 36 (42.35%) CSS
5 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 33 (38.82%) ASP.NET
7 32 (37.65%) Visual Studio
8 30 (35.29%) HTML
9 29 (34.12%) Web Services
9 29 (34.12%) XML
9 29 (34.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
11 24 (28.24%) OO
11 24 (28.24%) Java
11 24 (28.24%) Unit Testing
12 23 (27.06%) SOA
13 22 (25.88%) GIS
13 22 (25.88%) ESRI
13 22 (25.88%) Silverlight
13 22 (25.88%) Open Source
14 21 (24.71%) MS Excel
15 20 (23.53%) MVC
16 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (21.18%) BC Cleared
17 18 (21.18%) CTC Cleared
17 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
18 17 (20.00%) Degree
18 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
19 13 (15.29%) SCOM

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 21 (24.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) SaaS
1 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) VLAN
1 6 (7.06%) iSCSI
1 6 (7.06%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (7.06%) DHCP
1 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.06%) VPN
1 6 (7.06%) DNS
1 6 (7.06%) LAN
1 6 (7.06%) WAN
2 4 (4.71%) 4G
3 2 (2.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (57.65%) SQL Server
2 29 (34.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.24%) OLAP
6 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
6 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.71%) Big Data
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.53%) Informix
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (37.65%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.06%) Selenium
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (7.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (4.71%) JIRA
5 1 (1.18%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Local Government
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.12%) C# Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.94%) DBA
4 11 (12.94%) SQL DBA
4 11 (12.94%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.06%) .NET Team Leader
6 6 (7.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.06%) Tester
7 5 (5.88%) Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Functional Tester
8 4 (4.71%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) .NET
2 36 (42.35%) CSS
3 33 (38.82%) ASP.NET
4 30 (35.29%) HTML
5 29 (34.12%) Web Services
5 29 (34.12%) XML
6 22 (25.88%) Silverlight
7 13 (15.29%) WCF
8 11 (12.94%) jQuery
9 10 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (11.76%) LINQ
9 10 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 10 (11.76%) Ajax
10 5 (5.88%) MDX
11 4 (4.71%) OSGi
12 3 (3.53%) Spring
13 2 (2.35%) WPF
13 2 (2.35%) HTML5
13 2 (2.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) GIS
1 22 (25.88%) Open Source
2 11 (12.94%) Clustering
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) EqualLogic
4 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Windows
1 11 (12.94%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.06%) Windows 2000 Server
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) OO
1 24 (28.24%) Unit Testing
2 23 (27.06%) SOA
3 20 (23.53%) MVC
4 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.76%) Time Management
6 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.24%) Migration
8 7 (8.24%) ITIL
8 7 (8.24%) Data Management
9 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.06%) Server Monitoring
9 6 (7.06%) Master Data Management
9 6 (7.06%) Database Tuning
9 6 (7.06%) High Availability
9 6 (7.06%) Capacity Management
9 6 (7.06%) Project Management
10 5 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.88%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) C#
2 24 (28.24%) Java
3 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.88%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) C++
7 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.18%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) BC Cleared
1 18 (21.18%) CTC Cleared
1 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) HL7
3 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.06%) vSphere
2 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) SCOM
2 6 (7.06%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.06%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.18%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Oracle
2 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 22 (25.88%) ESRI
4 10 (11.76%) HP
5 8 (9.41%) VMware
6 6 (7.06%) Dell
6 6 (7.06%) Citrix
6 6 (7.06%) NetApp
7 3 (3.53%) IBM
8 2 (2.35%) Splunk
9 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.18%) Sybase
9 1 (1.18%) SAP
9 1 (1.18%) Cognos
9 1 (1.18%) Informatica
9 1 (1.18%) Talend
9 1 (1.18%) Tableau
9 1 (1.18%) Green Hat
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