The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 71 122 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.49% 19.09% 18.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.57% 54.22% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60 104 107
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £29,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
175 225 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.71% 35.21% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 134 190 254
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server Salary Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SQL Server
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 49 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Southport - 4 £40,000 - 2
St Helens +1 3 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Birkenhead -1 2 £33,000 +10.00% 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 97 (50.26%) .NET
2 94 (48.70%) SQL
3 87 (45.08%) C#
4 86 (44.56%) ASP.NET
5 73 (37.82%) Microsoft
6 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (29.02%) MVC
8 52 (26.94%) JavaScript
9 45 (23.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (21.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (21.76%) HTML
10 42 (21.76%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (20.73%) TDD
11 40 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (18.65%) T-SQL
13 35 (18.13%) Scrum
13 35 (18.13%) Web Application Development
14 33 (17.10%) Dependency Injection
15 31 (16.06%) Finance
16 30 (15.54%) CSS
16 30 (15.54%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (15.03%) MS Excel
17 29 (15.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 28 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (13.99%) .NET Framework
19 27 (13.99%) Windows
20 23 (11.92%) Oracle
20 23 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
20 23 (11.92%) WCF
21 22 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 19 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.74%) IIS
3 10 (5.18%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.15%) SAS
5 7 (3.63%) Umbraco
5 7 (3.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (3.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.11%) NetWeaver
7 5 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.07%) Liferay
9 3 (1.55%) Node.js
9 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.04%) OpenEdge
10 2 (1.04%) CMS
11 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.33%) MS Office
3 8 (4.15%) SPSS
4 6 (3.11%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.55%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.11%) Office 365
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) SAN
2 9 (4.66%) Internet
3 7 (3.63%) NAS
4 5 (2.59%) DNS
4 5 (2.59%) DHCP
5 4 (2.07%) FTP
5 4 (2.07%) VoIP
5 4 (2.07%) SSL
6 3 (1.55%) MPLS
6 3 (1.55%) DSL
6 3 (1.55%) WAN
6 3 (1.55%) LAN
6 3 (1.55%) VPN
6 3 (1.55%) HTTP
6 3 (1.55%) FCoE
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.55%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (1.55%) H.323
6 3 (1.55%) Firewall
6 3 (1.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 42 (21.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (15.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (11.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (7.25%) MongoDB
7 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (5.18%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (4.66%) QlikView
10 8 (4.15%) DB2
10 8 (4.15%) Pentaho
11 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.59%) OLAP
13 4 (2.07%) MS Access
14 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.55%) Cognos Report Studio
14 3 (1.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 3 (1.55%) Cognos Transformer
14 3 (1.55%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 15 (7.77%) NUnit
1 15 (7.77%) MSTest
1 15 (7.77%) Moq
2 10 (5.18%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) WinDbg
General
1 31 (16.06%) Finance
2 18 (9.33%) Music Industry
3 9 (4.66%) Retail
3 9 (4.66%) Electronics
4 7 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.59%) Marketing
7 4 (2.07%) Back Office
7 4 (2.07%) Legal
8 2 (1.04%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (56.48%) Developer
2 52 (26.94%) .NET Developer
3 29 (15.03%) Analyst
4 19 (9.84%) DBA
5 18 (9.33%) SQL DBA
6 16 (8.29%) Test Analyst
7 15 (7.77%) Web Developer
7 15 (7.77%) Consultant
8 12 (6.22%) SQL Developer
9 11 (5.70%) Administrator
10 10 (5.18%) Database Developer
10 10 (5.18%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 8 (4.15%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.15%) SAS BI Consultant
12 7 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.63%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (3.11%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (50.26%) .NET
2 86 (44.56%) ASP.NET
3 42 (21.76%) HTML
4 40 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (15.54%) CSS
5 30 (15.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (13.99%) .NET Framework
7 23 (11.92%) WCF
8 21 (10.88%) AngularJS
9 20 (10.36%) RESTful
10 19 (9.84%) jQuery
11 18 (9.33%) HTML5
12 15 (7.77%) Ninject
13 11 (5.70%) Backbone.js
14 10 (5.18%) Unity DI Container
14 10 (5.18%) Spring.NET
14 10 (5.18%) Castle Windsor
15 8 (4.15%) CSS3
15 8 (4.15%) Ajax
16 7 (3.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.77%) Management Information System
1 15 (7.77%) Replication
2 11 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.18%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (5.18%) Social Network
4 9 (4.66%) Visualisation
5 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.15%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.63%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.59%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.59%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.59%) IVR
7 5 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.59%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.07%) DTV
9 3 (1.55%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.55%) Social Media
10 2 (1.04%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.99%) Windows
2 9 (4.66%) UNIX
3 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.59%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.55%) Linux
6 2 (1.04%) Android
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.52%) NetWare
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.02%) MVC
3 42 (21.76%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (20.73%) TDD
5 35 (18.13%) Scrum
5 35 (18.13%) Web Application Development
6 33 (17.10%) Dependency Injection
7 28 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.36%) BDD
9 15 (7.77%) CRM
10 14 (7.25%) ETL
11 13 (6.74%) OO
12 12 (6.22%) Test Scripting
13 11 (5.70%) Test Planning
13 11 (5.70%) ITIL
14 10 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (5.18%) Open Source
14 10 (5.18%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.18%) Kanban
14 10 (5.18%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (48.70%) SQL
2 87 (45.08%) C#
3 52 (26.94%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.65%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.22%) Java
6 8 (4.15%) Python
6 8 (4.15%) R
7 7 (3.63%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.11%) ANSI SQL
9 5 (2.59%) VBA
10 3 (1.55%) C
11 2 (1.04%) F#
11 2 (1.04%) Ruby
12 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.52%) VC++
12 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.66%) ISEB
2 9 (4.66%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.15%) Degree
4 6 (3.11%) MCP
4 6 (3.11%) MCSE
5 5 (2.59%) CCNA
5 5 (2.59%) MCAD
5 5 (2.59%) MCSD
5 5 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.59%) MCTS
5 5 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.55%) CCNP
7 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.52%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCSA
8 1 (0.52%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.29%) QA
2 5 (2.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.59%) XenApp
2 5 (2.59%) vSphere
3 4 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.07%) WSUS
3 3 (1.55%) SCCM
3 3 (1.55%) SCOM
4 1 (0.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 73 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.92%) Oracle
3 15 (7.77%) Cognos
4 12 (6.22%) SAP
4 12 (6.22%) IBM
4 12 (6.22%) VMware
5 11 (5.70%) Teradata
5 11 (5.70%) Twitter
6 10 (5.18%) Facebook
6 10 (5.18%) Citrix
7 9 (4.66%) Tableau
8 8 (4.15%) Cloudera
9 7 (3.63%) Cisco
10 3 (1.55%) NetApp
10 3 (1.55%) Meraki
10 3 (1.55%) EMC
10 3 (1.55%) Riverbed
10 3 (1.55%) Google
11 2 (1.04%) Mitel
12 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
Liverpool, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + progression routes + development programme
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
RMI International
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Human Recognition Systems
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holidays, UK healthcare from day 1,
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Merseyside
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Southport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago