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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 61 114 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.50% 18.91% 20.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.09% 52.53% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49 96 117
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,600 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
169 217 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.39% 35.99% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130 180 249
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -5 43 £37,500 -1.31% 20
Birkenhead +1 6 - - 1
St Helens +1 3 £25,000 -24.81%
Southport - 3 £40,000 -
Wirral -3 1 £25,000 -42.85% 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 92 (52.27%) SQL
2 82 (46.59%) .NET
3 74 (42.05%) C#
4 72 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 61 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (32.39%) MVC
7 55 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 46 (26.14%) JavaScript
9 43 (24.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (22.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (22.16%) HTML
10 39 (22.16%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (19.89%) Web Application Development
12 35 (19.89%) TDD
13 30 (17.05%) T-SQL
14 29 (16.48%) CSS
14 29 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (15.91%) MS Excel
16 27 (15.34%) Finance
16 27 (15.34%) Scrum
17 26 (14.77%) Oracle
18 25 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (14.20%) RESTful
18 25 (14.20%) Dependency Injection
19 22 (12.50%) .NET Framework
20 20 (11.36%) Windows
20 20 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
20 20 (11.36%) BDD

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.55%) Node.js
3 7 (3.98%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.41%) NetWeaver
5 5 (2.84%) SAS
5 5 (2.84%) Liferay
6 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.27%) IIS
7 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.57%) CMS
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.09%) MS Office
3 5 (2.84%) MS Project
3 5 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.84%) SPSS
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.70%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.95%) SAN
2 9 (5.11%) Internet
3 7 (3.98%) NAS
4 5 (2.84%) LAN
4 5 (2.84%) WAN
4 5 (2.84%) FTP
5 4 (2.27%) VoIP
5 4 (2.27%) Intranet
6 3 (1.70%) IPsec
6 3 (1.70%) MPLS
6 3 (1.70%) DSL
6 3 (1.70%) H.323
6 3 (1.70%) DHCP
6 3 (1.70%) HTTP
6 3 (1.70%) VPN
6 3 (1.70%) DNS
6 3 (1.70%) SSL
6 3 (1.70%) FCoE
6 3 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.70%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 39 (22.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (10.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (8.52%) MongoDB
7 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 8 (4.55%) DB2
9 7 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.41%) QlikView
11 5 (2.84%) Pentaho
11 5 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.27%) OLAP
13 3 (1.70%) MySQL
13 3 (1.70%) MS Access
13 3 (1.70%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (6.82%) NUnit
1 12 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 12 (6.82%) Moq
2 9 (5.11%) MSTest
3 7 (3.98%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.57%) JMeter
6 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 27 (15.34%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Music Industry
3 10 (5.68%) Retail
4 9 (5.11%) Electronics
5 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.27%) Back Office
7 4 (2.27%) Marketing
8 3 (1.70%) Legal
9 2 (1.14%) Games
10 1 (0.57%) Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (60.23%) Developer
2 47 (26.70%) .NET Developer
3 25 (14.20%) Analyst
4 16 (9.09%) DBA
5 15 (8.52%) Web Developer
5 15 (8.52%) SQL DBA
6 13 (7.39%) SQL Developer
6 13 (7.39%) Software Developer
6 13 (7.39%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.25%) Consultant
8 10 (5.68%) Database Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.55%) Administrator
10 7 (3.98%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (46.59%) .NET
2 72 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 39 (22.16%) HTML
4 36 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (16.48%) CSS
5 29 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (14.20%) RESTful
7 22 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 20 (11.36%) WCF
9 19 (10.80%) HTML5
10 18 (10.23%) jQuery
11 17 (9.66%) AngularJS
12 12 (6.82%) Ninject
12 12 (6.82%) Web Services
13 11 (6.25%) Backbone.js
14 8 (4.55%) Entity Framework
15 7 (3.98%) Castle Windsor
15 7 (3.98%) CSS3
15 7 (3.98%) Spring.NET
15 7 (3.98%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.82%) Replication
3 8 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.98%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.98%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.98%) Social Network
5 6 (3.41%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.41%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.84%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.84%) IVR
6 5 (2.84%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.84%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.27%) DTV
8 3 (1.70%) Social Media
8 3 (1.70%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.14%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.36%) Windows
2 10 (5.68%) UNIX
3 6 (3.41%) Linux
4 5 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) NetWare
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.39%) MVC
3 39 (22.16%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (19.89%) TDD
4 35 (19.89%) Web Application Development
5 27 (15.34%) Scrum
6 25 (14.20%) Dependency Injection
6 25 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.36%) BDD
8 15 (8.52%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.39%) ETL
10 12 (6.82%) Test Scripting
11 11 (6.25%) Open Source
11 11 (6.25%) Web Development
11 11 (6.25%) SDLC
12 10 (5.68%) Test Planning
12 10 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (5.68%) ITIL
13 9 (5.11%) OO
13 9 (5.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 92 (52.27%) SQL
2 74 (42.05%) C#
3 46 (26.14%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.05%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.66%) Java
6 8 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.98%) Ruby
8 6 (3.41%) ANSI SQL
9 5 (2.84%) R
9 5 (2.84%) VBA
9 5 (2.84%) Python
10 3 (1.70%) C
11 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.57%) F#
12 1 (0.57%) LINC
12 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (7.95%) Degree
2 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.11%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.11%) ISEB
4 5 (2.84%) MCSE
4 5 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.27%) CCNA
5 4 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.57%) HND
7 1 (0.57%) MCSA
7 1 (0.57%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.57%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.27%) vSphere
4 3 (1.70%) XenApp
4 3 (1.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.70%) WSUS
2 3 (1.70%) SCCM
2 3 (1.70%) SCOM
3 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 55 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.77%) Oracle
3 13 (7.39%) VMware
4 12 (6.82%) Cognos
5 11 (6.25%) SAP
6 9 (5.11%) Cisco
6 9 (5.11%) IBM
6 9 (5.11%) Citrix
7 8 (4.55%) Teradata
7 8 (4.55%) Twitter
8 7 (3.98%) Tableau
8 7 (3.98%) Facebook
9 5 (2.84%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.70%) Riverbed
10 3 (1.70%) Meraki
10 3 (1.70%) EMC
10 3 (1.70%) NetApp
11 2 (1.14%) Dell
11 2 (1.14%) Google
12 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum Strong Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £10000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £10000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool
Erin Associates
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago