The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 3 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 46 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 25.14% 23.53% 11.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.23% 28.17% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 9
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
104 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 56.83% 83.53% 69.05%
Number of salaries quoted 82 53 32
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for SQL.

1 39 (48.15%) Java
2 28 (34.57%) Oracle
3 27 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 23 (28.40%) PL/SQL
5 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (23.46%) JMS
6 19 (23.46%) WebSphere
7 16 (19.75%) Degree
8 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 14 (17.28%) .NET
9 14 (17.28%) J2EE
9 14 (17.28%) HTML
9 14 (17.28%) Web Services
9 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
9 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
10 13 (16.05%) Data Protection
10 13 (16.05%) TDD
11 12 (14.81%) Scrum
11 12 (14.81%) User Stories
12 11 (13.58%) JIRA
13 10 (12.35%) Unix
13 10 (12.35%) CSS
13 10 (12.35%) C#
14 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
14 9 (11.11%) XML
14 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
14 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.11%) Web Development
14 9 (11.11%) Java EE 5

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.46%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.64%) NetWeaver
3 7 (8.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (7.41%) JBoss
5 3 (3.70%) Confluence
5 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.47%) CMS
7 1 (1.23%) Kentico
7 1 (1.23%) SAS
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS Office
2 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Intranet
1 2 (2.47%) NAS
1 2 (2.47%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.23%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) JIRA
2 7 (8.64%) PVCS
3 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.70%) Selenium
3 3 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (9.88%) Front Office
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
2 7 (8.64%) Retail
3 6 (7.41%) Prime Brokerage
4 5 (6.17%) Finance
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Billing
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (9.88%) QA Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Data Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) JMS
2 14 (17.28%) .NET
2 14 (17.28%) HTML
2 14 (17.28%) J2EE
2 14 (17.28%) Web Services
3 10 (12.35%) CSS
4 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 9 (11.11%) Java EE 5
4 9 (11.11%) XML
5 8 (9.88%) Java EE
6 7 (8.64%) Ajax
6 7 (8.64%) EJB
6 7 (8.64%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (8.64%) JAX-WS
6 7 (8.64%) JDBC
6 7 (8.64%) JSF
6 7 (8.64%) JSP
6 7 (8.64%) Silverlight
6 7 (8.64%) SOAP
7 5 (6.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.41%) Smart Energy
3 6 (7.41%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.70%) Derivative
4 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.23%) EPoS
6 1 (1.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Unix
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.05%) Data Protection
2 13 (16.05%) TDD
3 12 (14.81%) Scrum
3 12 (14.81%) User Stories
4 9 (11.11%) ATDD
4 9 (11.11%) Web Development
5 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 6 (7.41%) EAM
7 6 (7.41%) Use Case
8 5 (6.17%) Analytics
9 4 (4.94%) Data Analytics
9 4 (4.94%) KYC
9 4 (4.94%) Process Management
9 4 (4.94%) Release Management
9 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) Java
2 23 (28.40%) PL/SQL
3 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.35%) C#
5 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.41%) Scala
7 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) QA
2 8 (9.88%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.70%) SLA
4 1 (1.23%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.23%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.88%) SAP
4 7 (8.64%) IBM
5 4 (4.94%) Actimize
5 4 (4.94%) Cognizant
6 3 (3.70%) NetSuite
7 2 (2.47%) Adobe
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco
7 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.47%) VMware
8 1 (1.23%) Apple
8 1 (1.23%) Google
8 1 (1.23%) HP
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