The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing SQL 45 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 23.68% 21.71% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 68.18% 47.46% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45 24 10
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £39,200 £48,650
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 59 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 34.74% 45.74% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 65 51 73
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 55 (61.11%) .NET
2 53 (58.89%) C#
3 47 (52.22%) Web Services
4 39 (43.33%) XML
5 31 (34.44%) Project Management
6 28 (31.11%) Software Engineering
7 24 (26.67%) SOAP
8 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
8 23 (25.56%) .NET Framework
9 21 (23.33%) T-SQL
10 19 (21.11%) Finance
11 18 (20.00%) MVC
12 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
13 13 (14.44%) Visual Studio
14 12 (13.33%) HTML
15 10 (11.11%) WCF
15 10 (11.11%) Oracle
16 9 (10.00%) UDDI
16 9 (10.00%) WSDL
16 9 (10.00%) Project Planning
17 8 (8.89%) VB6
17 8 (8.89%) Windows
17 8 (8.89%) VB
18 7 (7.78%) XSLT
18 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
18 7 (7.78%) ETL
18 7 (7.78%) SOA
18 7 (7.78%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) DNS
1 3 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) OLAP
5 1 (1.11%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.11%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Publishing
4 1 (1.11%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (53.33%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Senior Developer
3 15 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Analyst
4 14 (15.56%) Software Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) C# Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 9 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
6 9 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 9 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Software Development Team Leader
7 8 (8.89%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) ETL Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Lead Test Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (61.11%) .NET
2 47 (52.22%) Web Services
3 39 (43.33%) XML
4 24 (26.67%) SOAP
5 23 (25.56%) .NET Framework
6 12 (13.33%) HTML
7 10 (11.11%) WCF
8 9 (10.00%) UDDI
8 9 (10.00%) WSDL
9 7 (7.78%) XSLT
9 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
9 7 (7.78%) jQuery
10 4 (4.44%) J2EE
11 3 (3.33%) CSS
11 3 (3.33%) Classic ASP
11 3 (3.33%) Spring
12 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.22%) HTML5
13 1 (1.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.11%) Social Media
1 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
1 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.11%) Android
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Project Management
2 28 (31.11%) Software Engineering
3 18 (20.00%) MVC
4 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 7 (7.78%) ETL
6 7 (7.78%) SOA
6 7 (7.78%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 6 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 6 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.33%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.33%) UML
10 3 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (3.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.89%) C#
2 21 (23.33%) T-SQL
3 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.89%) VB6
4 8 (8.89%) VB
5 6 (6.67%) Java
6 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.33%) VBScript
7 3 (3.33%) C++
7 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.22%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and Healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago