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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 55 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 28.50% 27.62% 24.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 68.75% 65.79% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 55
Average salary £40,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.11% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
80 76 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 41.45% 41.99% 68.72%
Number of salaries quoted 64 58 142
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 65 (58.56%) XML
2 62 (55.86%) C#
2 62 (55.86%) Web Services
3 53 (47.75%) Project Management
4 46 (41.44%) .NET
5 41 (36.94%) Software Engineering
6 28 (25.23%) Oracle
7 27 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 23 (20.72%) VB
9 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
9 20 (18.02%) MVC
9 20 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
10 18 (16.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
12 16 (14.41%) SOAP
12 16 (14.41%) UDDI
12 16 (14.41%) WSDL
12 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
12 16 (14.41%) Data Analysis
13 15 (13.51%) XSLT
13 15 (13.51%) SOA
13 15 (13.51%) .NET Framework
14 13 (11.71%) Replication
14 13 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (11.71%) Project Planning
15 12 (10.81%) Dynamics AX
15 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (3.60%) SAS
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.80%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) ATM
1 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.11%) DTS
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.80%) Adabas
10 2 (1.80%) DB2
11 1 (0.90%) MS Access
11 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
1 20 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (16.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.80%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Advertising
2 2 (1.80%) Publishing
3 1 (0.90%) Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Developer
2 36 (32.43%) Software Developer
3 29 (26.13%) Senior Developer
4 21 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 21 (18.92%) Analyst
5 20 (18.02%) Senior Software Developer
6 19 (17.12%) DBA
7 17 (15.32%) SQL DBA
8 16 (14.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 15 (13.51%) Business Analyst
10 13 (11.71%) Administrator
10 13 (11.71%) Team Leader
10 13 (11.71%) .NET Team Leader
10 13 (11.71%) Development Team Leader
11 12 (10.81%) Software Development Team Leader
11 12 (10.81%) Software Team Leader
12 4 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Java Developer
13 3 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
13 3 (2.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (58.56%) XML
2 62 (55.86%) Web Services
3 46 (41.44%) .NET
4 16 (14.41%) SOAP
4 16 (14.41%) UDDI
4 16 (14.41%) WSDL
5 15 (13.51%) .NET Framework
5 15 (13.51%) XSLT
6 7 (6.31%) WCF
7 6 (5.41%) J2EE
8 3 (2.70%) HTML
8 3 (2.70%) CSS
8 3 (2.70%) jQuery
9 2 (1.80%) HTML5
9 2 (1.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (1.80%) Ajax
10 1 (0.90%) Spring
10 1 (0.90%) CSS3
10 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Replication
2 6 (5.41%) Clustering
3 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) EMV
4 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Tandem
4 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.80%) Statistics
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Linux
2 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.75%) Project Management
2 41 (36.94%) Software Engineering
3 20 (18.02%) MVC
4 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (14.41%) Data Analysis
6 15 (13.51%) SOA
7 13 (11.71%) Project Planning
8 9 (8.11%) Database Security
9 7 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.50%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.60%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.60%) OO
12 4 (3.60%) OOD
12 4 (3.60%) Regression Testing
12 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.60%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 62 (55.86%) C#
2 23 (20.72%) VB
3 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.32%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.21%) Java
6 5 (4.50%) VB6
7 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.70%) C++
9 2 (1.80%) COBOL
9 2 (1.80%) VBA
9 2 (1.80%) PL/1
9 2 (1.80%) JCL
9 2 (1.80%) X++
9 2 (1.80%) PHP
9 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) R
10 1 (0.90%) Lua
10 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.80%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) Oracle
2 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.21%) HP
4 2 (1.80%) NCR
4 2 (1.80%) IBM
4 2 (1.80%) VocaLink
5 1 (0.90%) Baan
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe
5 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
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