The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 61 104 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.85% 20.23% 30.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.92% 42.62% 65.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 92 119
Average salary £40,500 £35,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.28% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £26,650 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SQL Server
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
130 244 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 35.91% 47.47% 46.24%
Number of salaries quoted 97 226 184
Average salary £40,500 £41,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.21% +8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing SQL Server 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 Server.

1 90 (65.22%) .NET
2 89 (64.49%) C#
3 73 (52.90%) SQL
4 61 (44.20%) ASP.NET
5 56 (40.58%) MVC
6 44 (31.88%) .NET Framework
7 34 (24.64%) T-SQL
8 33 (23.91%) Java
9 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
10 27 (19.57%) HTML
10 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (18.84%) WCF
12 25 (18.12%) Linux
13 24 (17.39%) CSS
13 24 (17.39%) Windows
14 23 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (11.59%) C++
18 16 (11.59%) Project Management
19 15 (10.87%) Finance
19 15 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 14 (10.14%) QA
21 13 (9.42%) WPF
22 12 (8.70%) Web Services
22 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
22 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool region citing SQL Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.97%) IIS
2 9 (6.52%) Umbraco
3 6 (4.35%) Node.js
4 4 (2.90%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.17%) CMS
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.45%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.45%) Tridion
3 1 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.72%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.35%) CorVu
8 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.62%) WhereScape RED
9 5 (3.62%) MySQL
9 5 (3.62%) OLAP
9 5 (3.62%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.90%) DB2
10 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.90%) Spotfire
10 4 (2.90%) QlikView
10 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.07%) JIRA
2 7 (5.07%) Selenium
2 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.07%) WebDriver
2 7 (5.07%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.07%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.45%) Subversion
4 2 (1.45%) Firebug
5 1 (0.72%) NUnit
5 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (10.87%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Games
3 6 (4.35%) Legal
3 6 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (60.87%) Developer
2 46 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (11.59%) .NET Web Developer
4 16 (11.59%) Web Developer
5 13 (9.42%) Analyst
5 13 (9.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Automation Tester
6 12 (8.70%) Tester
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Programmer
8 10 (7.25%) Applications Developer
9 9 (6.52%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.52%) DBA
9 9 (6.52%) Architect
10 8 (5.80%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.80%) Analyst Programmer
10 8 (5.80%) Administrator
11 7 (5.07%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (65.22%) .NET
2 61 (44.20%) ASP.NET
3 44 (31.88%) .NET Framework
4 27 (19.57%) HTML
5 26 (18.84%) WCF
6 24 (17.39%) CSS
7 20 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (9.42%) WPF
9 12 (8.70%) Web Services
10 11 (7.97%) jQuery
11 9 (6.52%) Classic ASP
11 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (5.80%) SOAP
12 8 (5.80%) HTML5
12 8 (5.80%) RESTful
12 8 (5.80%) CSS3
13 6 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (3.62%) LINQ
14 5 (3.62%) MDX
15 4 (2.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) Tandem
2 7 (5.07%) Online Games
3 6 (4.35%) Open Source
3 6 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.62%) Replication
4 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.45%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) New Media
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.12%) Linux
2 24 (17.39%) Windows
3 10 (7.25%) UNIX
4 2 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.58%) MVC
2 27 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (11.59%) Project Management
5 9 (6.52%) TDD
5 9 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (6.52%) Software Architecture
5 9 (6.52%) Web Application Development
6 8 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.80%) Manual Testing
6 8 (5.80%) Automated Testing
7 7 (5.07%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.07%) SOA
7 7 (5.07%) Test Automation
7 7 (5.07%) Test Strategy
8 6 (4.35%) BDD
8 6 (4.35%) OO
8 6 (4.35%) Scrum
8 6 (4.35%) Refactoring
9 5 (3.62%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 89 (64.49%) C#
2 73 (52.90%) SQL
3 34 (24.64%) T-SQL
4 33 (23.91%) Java
5 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
6 16 (11.59%) C++
7 10 (7.25%) Ruby
8 8 (5.80%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.62%) VB
9 5 (3.62%) PHP
9 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.90%) Python
11 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.17%) F#
12 2 (1.45%) VBA
13 1 (0.72%) VC++
13 1 (0.72%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.72%) Korn
13 1 (0.72%) XPath
13 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) QA
2 4 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle
3 4 (2.90%) Business Objects
3 4 (2.90%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.17%) VMware
4 3 (2.17%) Cognos
4 3 (2.17%) Zend
4 3 (2.17%) Tableau
5 2 (1.45%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.45%) Teradata
6 1 (0.72%) Telerik
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Sage
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