The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 41 49 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.25% 16.84% 25.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.41% 47.12% 66.07%
Number of salaries quoted 36 48 28
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
SQL
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 104 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 34.74% 35.74% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 91 40
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SQL
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Halifax region.

SQL Salary Trend in Halifax

SQL
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 46 (69.70%) .NET
2 38 (57.58%) Oracle
3 36 (54.55%) VB
4 33 (50.00%) C#
5 32 (48.48%) Software Engineering
6 30 (45.45%) Web Services
6 30 (45.45%) XML
6 30 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (43.94%) Visual Studio
7 29 (43.94%) Project Management
8 28 (42.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 17 (25.76%) ITIL
10 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
11 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 11 (16.67%) VMware
12 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 11 (16.67%) Windows
12 11 (16.67%) MS Office
13 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
14 8 (12.12%) VBScript
15 7 (10.61%) HTML
15 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
15 7 (10.61%) CSS
15 7 (10.61%) Finance
15 7 (10.61%) jQuery
16 6 (9.09%) Python
17 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
17 5 (7.58%) VB6
17 5 (7.58%) WCF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) QlikView
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (43.94%) Visual Studio
3 28 (42.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.52%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 20 (30.30%) Software Developer
4 14 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 14 (21.21%) Senior Software Developer
5 13 (19.70%) Support Engineer
6 11 (16.67%) IT Support
6 11 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Applications Support
9 5 (7.58%) Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
10 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.55%) VB6 Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Systems Tester
11 3 (4.55%) VB Developer
11 3 (4.55%) ASP Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Tester
11 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (69.70%) .NET
2 30 (45.45%) Web Services
2 30 (45.45%) XML
3 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.61%) CSS
3 7 (10.61%) jQuery
3 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 5 (7.58%) WCF
5 4 (6.06%) WPF
5 4 (6.06%) CSS3
5 4 (6.06%) XHTML
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.55%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 29 (43.94%) Project Management
3 17 (25.76%) ITIL
4 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.03%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.03%) Automation Testing
6 2 (3.03%) OO
6 2 (3.03%) ETL
6 2 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (1.52%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.52%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.52%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.52%) Product Management
7 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) VB
2 33 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.12%) VBScript
5 6 (9.09%) Python
6 5 (7.58%) VB6
6 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) VBA
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Oracle
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (6.06%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.55%) Cognos
6 1 (1.52%) Teradata
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, Edinburgh, London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £33000-£45000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago