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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 17 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 10 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.20% 22.52% 23.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 43.10% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 20
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £21,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
46 58 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 46.94% 52.25% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 55
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (48.48%) C#
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) XML
3 14 (42.42%) Relational Database
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (30.30%) Java
6 10 (30.30%) CSS
7 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 9 (27.27%) Web Services
7 9 (27.27%) Windows
7 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (24.24%) WCF
9 7 (21.21%) Spring
9 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
9 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
10 6 (18.18%) MVC
10 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
10 6 (18.18%) Advertising
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
10 6 (18.18%) Banking
10 6 (18.18%) WPF
10 6 (18.18%) LINQ
10 6 (18.18%) Degree

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Relational Database
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.09%) OLAP
5 3 (9.09%) OLTP
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Advertising
1 6 (18.18%) Banking
1 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
7 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Web Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 14 (42.42%) XML
4 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 10 (30.30%) CSS
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
7 8 (24.24%) WCF
8 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
8 7 (21.21%) Spring
9 6 (18.18%) LINQ
9 6 (18.18%) WPF
10 5 (15.15%) jQuery
11 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
11 4 (12.12%) HTML5
12 3 (9.09%) ADO.NET
12 3 (9.09%) Ajax
12 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
12 3 (9.09%) Swing
13 2 (6.06%) OLE
13 2 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Energy
3 1 (3.03%) Social Network
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (18.18%) BDD
2 6 (18.18%) MVC
2 6 (18.18%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) Workflow
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Coaching
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) Web Design
7 1 (3.03%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) API Development
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
5 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) C
6 2 (6.06%) VBScript
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Postgraduate
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) GCIA
5 1 (3.03%) GCIH
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) MCTS
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PhD
5 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) HL7
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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