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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 13 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 20 15 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 18.69% 20.83% 33.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.32% 31.25% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 39
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,100 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
79 48 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 73.83% 66.67% 71.59%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 88
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Belfast

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 19 (47.50%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (42.50%) .NET
4 16 (40.00%) Java
4 16 (40.00%) XML
5 14 (35.00%) HTML
5 14 (35.00%) Web Services
5 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
7 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (27.50%) CSS
8 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
9 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (20.00%) WCF
10 8 (20.00%) MVC
10 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.00%) Windows
10 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
11 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
11 7 (17.50%) Degree
11 7 (17.50%) Banking
11 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.50%) WPF
11 7 (17.50%) jQuery
12 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
12 6 (15.00%) LINQ
12 6 (15.00%) BDD
12 6 (15.00%) Smart Energy

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) NetWeaver
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) OLAP
4 3 (7.50%) OLTP
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (17.50%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Advertising
2 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (27.50%) C# Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Software Developer
4 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.50%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Applications Support
10 1 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) XML
3 14 (35.00%) HTML
3 14 (35.00%) Web Services
4 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (27.50%) CSS
6 8 (20.00%) WCF
7 7 (17.50%) jQuery
7 7 (17.50%) WPF
8 6 (15.00%) Ajax
8 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (15.00%) J2EE
8 6 (15.00%) LINQ
8 6 (15.00%) Spring
9 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 5 (12.50%) Java EE
10 4 (10.00%) HTML5
11 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET
11 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (15.00%) Smart Energy
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Social Network
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (20.00%) MVC
4 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (15.00%) BDD
5 6 (15.00%) EAM
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) Workflow
7 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
8 3 (7.50%) Process Management
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) SOA
8 3 (7.50%) Web Development
9 2 (5.00%) ERP
9 2 (5.00%) OO
9 2 (5.00%) OOP
9 2 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
6 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.50%) Scala
8 2 (5.00%) VB
8 2 (5.00%) VB6
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
3 1 (2.50%) MCTS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Basel III
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
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