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

Location
3 months to
24 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 62 106 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.80% 20.50% 28.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.69% 43.44% 64.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 94 105
Average salary £42,750 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.54% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £26,950 £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
130 244 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 35.23% 47.20% 45.03%
Number of salaries quoted 97 226 168
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 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 (64.29%) C#
1 90 (64.29%) .NET
2 73 (52.14%) SQL
3 60 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 56 (40.00%) MVC
5 43 (30.71%) .NET Framework
6 35 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 34 (24.29%) Java
7 34 (24.29%) JavaScript
8 29 (20.71%) HTML
9 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
9 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (18.57%) WCF
10 26 (18.57%) Linux
11 25 (17.86%) CSS
11 25 (17.86%) Windows
12 24 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (11.43%) Project Management
15 16 (11.43%) C++
16 15 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (10.00%) WPF
17 14 (10.00%) QA
17 14 (10.00%) Finance
18 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
19 11 (7.86%) UNIX
19 11 (7.86%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (7.86%) IIS
2 9 (6.43%) Umbraco
3 6 (4.29%) Node.js
4 4 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.14%) CMS
6 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.43%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.71%) Liferay
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.43%) Tridion
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (7.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.29%) CorVu
8 6 (4.29%) MySQL
8 6 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.57%) OLAP
9 5 (3.57%) WhereScape RED
10 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.86%) DB2
10 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.86%) Spotfire
10 4 (2.86%) QlikView
11 3 (2.14%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.00%) JIRA
2 7 (5.00%) Selenium
2 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.43%) Subversion
5 2 (1.43%) Firebug
6 1 (0.71%) NUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Games
3 6 (4.29%) Legal
3 6 (4.29%) Retail
4 5 (3.57%) Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (60.71%) Developer
2 47 (33.57%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (11.43%) Web Developer
4 16 (11.43%) .NET Web Developer
5 13 (9.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (9.29%) Analyst
6 12 (8.57%) Tester
6 12 (8.57%) Automation Tester
7 10 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Programmer
8 9 (6.43%) DBA
8 9 (6.43%) Architect
9 8 (5.71%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
9 8 (5.71%) Administrator
10 7 (5.00%) SQL DBA
10 7 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (64.29%) .NET
2 60 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 43 (30.71%) .NET Framework
4 29 (20.71%) HTML
5 26 (18.57%) WCF
6 25 (17.86%) CSS
7 21 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (10.00%) WPF
9 11 (7.86%) Web Services
10 10 (7.14%) jQuery
11 9 (6.43%) Classic ASP
11 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (5.71%) SOAP
12 8 (5.71%) HTML5
12 8 (5.71%) RESTful
12 8 (5.71%) CSS3
13 5 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (3.57%) LINQ
13 5 (3.57%) MDX
14 4 (2.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Tandem
2 7 (5.00%) Online Games
3 6 (4.29%) Open Source
3 6 (4.29%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.57%) Replication
4 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.43%) GIS
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.71%) New Media
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.57%) Linux
2 25 (17.86%) Windows
3 11 (7.86%) UNIX
4 4 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.00%) MVC
2 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (11.43%) Project Management
5 9 (6.43%) TDD
5 9 (6.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (6.43%) Software Architecture
6 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.71%) Web Application Development
6 8 (5.71%) Manual Testing
6 8 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 7 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.00%) Refactoring
7 7 (5.00%) SOA
7 7 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (4.29%) BDD
8 6 (4.29%) OO
8 6 (4.29%) Scrum
9 5 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 90 (64.29%) C#
2 73 (52.14%) SQL
3 35 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 34 (24.29%) Java
4 34 (24.29%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.43%) C++
6 10 (7.14%) Ruby
7 7 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.29%) PHP
9 5 (3.57%) VB
9 5 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.86%) Python
11 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.14%) F#
12 1 (0.71%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.71%) Korn
12 1 (0.71%) XPath
12 1 (0.71%) C
12 1 (0.71%) AWK
12 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.14%) VMware
5 3 (2.14%) Cognos
5 3 (2.14%) Zend
5 3 (2.14%) Tableau
6 2 (1.43%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.43%) Teradata
7 1 (0.71%) Telerik
7 1 (0.71%) IBM
7 1 (0.71%) Sage
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