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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 46 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 25.00% 18.59% 15.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.42% 88.10% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 18
Average salary £48,750 £40,438 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.55% +18.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £45,000 £38,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
83 42 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 45.11% 21.11% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 39 44
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 55 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 42 (49.41%) .NET
3 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (38.82%) Finance
4 33 (38.82%) C#
5 30 (35.29%) T-SQL
6 29 (34.12%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (31.76%) Web Services
8 25 (29.41%) WinForms
8 25 (29.41%) WCF
9 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
10 19 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (20.00%) SDLC
12 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
14 13 (15.29%) XML
14 13 (15.29%) SOAP
15 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET
15 12 (14.12%) ISEB
15 12 (14.12%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
15 12 (14.12%) Business Development
16 10 (11.76%) Banking
16 10 (11.76%) Retail
16 10 (11.76%) Windows
16 10 (11.76%) C++
16 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
17 9 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (7.06%) IIS
1 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Office
2 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (5.88%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Firewall
1 3 (3.53%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (10.59%) QlikView
6 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.24%) DTS
7 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.35%) Selenium
4 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.18%) JIRA
5 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 33 (38.82%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Banking
2 10 (11.76%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Legal
4 5 (5.88%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Developer
2 11 (12.94%) Analyst
2 11 (12.94%) Applications Support
2 11 (12.94%) Development Manager
3 10 (11.76%) .NET Development Manager
4 9 (10.59%) DBA
4 9 (10.59%) SQL DBA
4 9 (10.59%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Software Development Manager
5 8 (9.41%) Software Manager
5 8 (9.41%) Web Manager
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (7.06%) ETL Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (7.06%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (49.41%) .NET
2 27 (31.76%) Web Services
3 25 (29.41%) WCF
3 25 (29.41%) WinForms
4 13 (15.29%) SOAP
4 13 (15.29%) XML
5 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET
6 9 (10.59%) HTML
6 9 (10.59%) jQuery
7 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.71%) WPF
9 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.18%) CSS
9 1 (1.18%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.18%) HTML5
9 1 (1.18%) JSON
9 1 (1.18%) RESTful
9 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Replication
2 4 (4.71%) Statistics
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Telematics
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.12%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (20.00%) SDLC
4 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
5 12 (14.12%) Business Development
5 12 (14.12%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
6 9 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.59%) MVC
6 9 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (9.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Project Management
8 7 (8.24%) RUP
8 7 (8.24%) UML
9 6 (7.06%) Change Management
9 6 (7.06%) ETL
9 6 (7.06%) ITIL
9 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) C#
2 30 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.76%) C++
4 5 (5.88%) C
4 5 (5.88%) Perl
4 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.88%) VBScript
5 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) ISEB
2 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) SAP
4 3 (3.53%) Baan
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £5k car allowance, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 + £6500 on call (dependent on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + pensions + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago