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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 50 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.52% 23.04% 22.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.18% 67.69% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 25
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,200 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
89 65 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 40.09% 34.03% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 73 64 52
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,300 £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 3 August 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 51 (64.56%) .NET
2 45 (56.96%) Oracle
3 37 (46.84%) C#
4 35 (44.30%) VB
5 33 (41.77%) Software Engineering
6 32 (40.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (40.51%) Visual Studio
6 32 (40.51%) Web Services
7 31 (39.24%) XML
7 31 (39.24%) Project Management
8 30 (37.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
9 23 (29.11%) ITIL
10 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
11 14 (17.72%) VBScript
11 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
12 13 (16.46%) Windows
13 12 (15.19%) VMware
14 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
14 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
14 11 (13.92%) MS Office
15 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
15 9 (11.39%) Python
16 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
17 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (8.86%) WCF
17 7 (8.86%) WPF
17 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (8.86%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) SAS
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.92%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.33%) QlikView
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (2.53%) Adabas
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (40.51%) Visual Studio
1 32 (40.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (37.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) Software Developer
3 23 (29.11%) Senior Developer
4 17 (21.52%) Senior Software Developer
5 13 (16.46%) Support Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Applications Support
7 11 (13.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) IT Support
8 10 (12.66%) .NET Developer
9 9 (11.39%) Analyst
10 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
11 6 (7.59%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (7.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (5.06%) DBA
12 4 (5.06%) SQL DBA
13 3 (3.80%) ASP Developer
13 3 (3.80%) Tester
13 3 (3.80%) Systems Tester
14 2 (2.53%) C# Developer
14 2 (2.53%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (64.56%) .NET
2 32 (40.51%) Web Services
3 31 (39.24%) XML
4 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
5 7 (8.86%) WCF
5 7 (8.86%) WPF
5 7 (8.86%) CSS
5 7 (8.86%) HTML
6 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.33%) jQuery
7 3 (3.80%) Classic ASP
8 2 (2.53%) XHTML
8 2 (2.53%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.53%) CSS3
9 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.27%) Clustering
2 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) Software Engineering
2 31 (39.24%) Project Management
3 23 (29.11%) ITIL
4 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.33%) Change Management
5 4 (5.06%) Migration
5 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.80%) High Availability
6 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.80%) ETL
7 2 (2.53%) OO
7 2 (2.53%) MVC
7 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.53%) Automation Testing
8 1 (1.27%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) C#
2 35 (44.30%) VB
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.72%) VBScript
4 9 (11.39%) Python
5 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.80%) C++
6 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.53%) VB6
7 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) Oracle
2 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.19%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) Cognos
5 1 (1.27%) Teradata
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 15 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinbrugh/Halifax/London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Halifax
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 27 days ago