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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 56 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 35.22% 29.80% 24.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.86% 45.00% 70.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 35
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
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
117 100 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 73.58% 66.23% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 80 45
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £31,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
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 21 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 57 (61.96%) Oracle
2 46 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 41 (44.57%) Degree
4 39 (42.39%) .NET
5 34 (36.96%) C#
5 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
6 30 (32.61%) ASP.NET
7 29 (31.52%) Java
8 28 (30.43%) MVC
9 27 (29.35%) HTML
10 26 (28.26%) PL/SQL
10 26 (28.26%) Computer Science
11 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
11 24 (26.09%) XML
12 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (22.83%) Web Services
13 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
13 21 (22.83%) Unit Testing
14 19 (20.65%) CSS
14 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (19.57%) Web Development
15 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
16 17 (18.48%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (16.30%) Windows
17 15 (16.30%) Internet
18 13 (14.13%) XSLT
18 13 (14.13%) OO
18 13 (14.13%) Time Management

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
2 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.26%) CMS
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) Internet
2 7 (7.61%) Network Security
3 3 (3.26%) EIGRP
3 3 (3.26%) MGCP
3 3 (3.26%) H.323
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco ICM
3 3 (3.26%) PBX
3 3 (3.26%) VoIP
3 3 (3.26%) RIP
3 3 (3.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.13%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.70%) Big Data
4 8 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 8 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (3.26%) OLTP
8 3 (3.26%) OLAP
9 2 (2.17%) MySQL
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (18.48%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (9.78%) JDeveloper
5 5 (5.43%) Rational Rose
5 5 (5.43%) MSTest
5 5 (5.43%) NUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Subversion
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) Mockito
6 1 (1.09%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Front Office
2 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (48.91%) Developer
2 17 (18.48%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.78%) SQL Developer
5 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Implementation Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Java Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Integration Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) DBA
9 4 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.39%) .NET
2 30 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 27 (29.35%) HTML
4 24 (26.09%) XML
5 21 (22.83%) Web Services
6 19 (20.65%) CSS
6 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (14.13%) XSLT
8 12 (13.04%) jQuery
9 11 (11.96%) Silverlight
10 10 (10.87%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.70%) Oracle ADF
11 8 (8.70%) WCF
12 6 (6.52%) WPF
12 6 (6.52%) JSON
12 6 (6.52%) Ajax
13 5 (5.43%) Spring
13 5 (5.43%) COM+
14 4 (4.35%) DHTML
14 4 (4.35%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.52%) GIS
2 6 (6.52%) Open Source
2 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Equities
6 1 (1.09%) Derivative
6 1 (1.09%) Statistics
6 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) UNIX
3 5 (5.43%) Linux
3 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) MVC
2 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
3 21 (22.83%) Unit Testing
4 18 (19.57%) Web Development
5 13 (14.13%) Time Management
5 13 (14.13%) OO
6 12 (13.04%) SOA
7 8 (8.70%) Kanban
8 7 (7.61%) Use Case
8 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.43%) ITIL
10 5 (5.43%) UML
10 5 (5.43%) OOP
10 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.43%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.35%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.96%) C#
2 29 (31.52%) Java
3 26 (28.26%) PL/SQL
4 17 (18.48%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.52%) C++
6 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.43%) C
7 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.09%) VB
8 1 (1.09%) VBA
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) Ruby
8 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (44.57%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) BC Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) CTC Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) MCAD
3 5 (5.43%) MCSD
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.26%) HNC
5 3 (3.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) HL7
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 57 (61.96%) Oracle
2 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) ESRI
4 5 (5.43%) Northgate
5 4 (4.35%) JBoss
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco
6 3 (3.26%) Avaya
7 2 (2.17%) Sybase
8 1 (1.09%) IBM
8 1 (1.09%) KANA
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