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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL 40 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 31.01% 31.94% 17.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.67% 47.42% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 28
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
96 97 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 74.42% 67.36% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 77 41
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (59.09%) Oracle
2 45 (51.14%) SQL Server
3 43 (48.86%) Degree
4 36 (40.91%) .NET
5 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 31 (35.23%) C#
7 30 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (32.95%) Java
9 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET
10 26 (29.55%) PL/SQL
10 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
11 25 (28.41%) MVC
11 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (27.27%) HTML
13 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
14 21 (23.86%) Visual Studio
14 21 (23.86%) XML
14 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
15 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (21.59%) Web Development
16 19 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
18 17 (19.32%) Web Services
19 16 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
19 16 (18.18%) CSS
19 16 (18.18%) Internet
19 16 (18.18%) Unit Testing
20 14 (15.91%) Time Management
20 14 (15.91%) XSLT
20 14 (15.91%) Windows

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
2 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.68%) CMS
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) Internet
2 7 (7.95%) Network Security
3 5 (5.68%) EIGRP
3 5 (5.68%) MGCP
3 5 (5.68%) H.323
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco ICM
3 5 (5.68%) PBX
3 5 (5.68%) VoIP
3 5 (5.68%) RIP
4 3 (3.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (51.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle Database
4 8 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (9.09%) Big Data
4 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (7.95%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.27%) OLTP
8 2 (2.27%) MySQL
8 2 (2.27%) OLAP
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (23.86%) Visual Studio
2 19 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (10.23%) JDeveloper
5 5 (5.68%) Rational Rose
5 5 (5.68%) MSTest
5 5 (5.68%) NUnit
6 1 (1.14%) Subversion
6 1 (1.14%) JIRA
6 1 (1.14%) Mockito
6 1 (1.14%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Front Office
4 1 (1.14%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) Software Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Implementation Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Telephony Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.91%) .NET
2 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET
3 24 (27.27%) HTML
4 21 (23.86%) XML
5 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (19.32%) Web Services
7 16 (18.18%) CSS
8 14 (15.91%) XSLT
9 13 (14.77%) jQuery
10 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
11 8 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
12 7 (7.95%) Silverlight
12 7 (7.95%) WCF
13 6 (6.82%) JSON
13 6 (6.82%) Ajax
14 5 (5.68%) VXML
14 5 (5.68%) WPF
14 5 (5.68%) SOAP
14 5 (5.68%) COM+
14 5 (5.68%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.95%) User Experience
4 5 (5.68%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.55%) Clustering
6 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.27%) GIS
7 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.27%) Open Source
7 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.14%) Physics
8 1 (1.14%) Replication
8 1 (1.14%) Equities
8 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.14%) Derivative
8 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) UNIX
3 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) MVC
1 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
3 19 (21.59%) Web Development
4 16 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Time Management
6 10 (11.36%) OO
7 8 (9.09%) SOA
7 8 (9.09%) Kanban
8 7 (7.95%) Use Case
9 5 (5.68%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 5 (5.68%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.68%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.68%) WFM
9 5 (5.68%) UML
9 5 (5.68%) OOP
9 5 (5.68%) Contact Management
9 5 (5.68%) CAD
9 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.55%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) C#
2 29 (32.95%) Java
3 26 (29.55%) PL/SQL
4 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.82%) C++
6 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.68%) C
7 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) VBA
9 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 43 (48.86%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) MCAD
2 5 (5.68%) MCSD
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.41%) HNC
4 3 (3.41%) HND
5 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) HL7
3 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (5.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 52 (59.09%) Oracle
2 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.68%) Avaya
3 5 (5.68%) JBoss
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco
3 5 (5.68%) Northgate
4 2 (2.27%) Sybase
4 2 (2.27%) ESRI
5 1 (1.14%) KANA
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