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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 116 131 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.68% 20.73% 23.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.05% 51.17% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 88 120 101
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
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
190 256 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.43% 40.51% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 146 243 194
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +2 81 £40,000 +8.10% 13
Wirral 0 12 £40,000 - 1
Birkenhead -1 4 £36,250 +20.83%
Prescot - 2 £32,500 -
Southport 0 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
St Helens -2 1 £30,000 -6.25% 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 107 (54.59%) .NET
2 101 (51.53%) SQL
3 97 (49.49%) C#
4 94 (47.96%) ASP.NET
5 79 (40.31%) Microsoft
6 73 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (34.69%) MVC
8 55 (28.06%) JavaScript
9 42 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (19.90%) .NET Framework
10 39 (19.90%) TDD
10 39 (19.90%) HTML
11 38 (19.39%) T-SQL
11 38 (19.39%) Windows
12 36 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 35 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
13 35 (17.86%) Web Application Development
13 35 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (17.86%) Scrum
14 34 (17.35%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (17.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (16.84%) CSS
16 31 (15.82%) Finance
16 31 (15.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 30 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (12.24%) SharePoint
19 24 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 24 (12.24%) WCF
20 23 (11.73%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.22%) IIS
3 15 (7.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (5.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (4.59%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.08%) SAS
7 7 (3.57%) Umbraco
8 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.55%) NetWeaver
10 4 (2.04%) Liferay
11 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.02%) CMS
12 2 (1.02%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.61%) MS Office
3 8 (4.08%) SPSS
4 5 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.53%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.61%) SAN
2 7 (3.57%) Internet
2 7 (3.57%) VoIP
2 7 (3.57%) DHCP
2 7 (3.57%) DNS
3 5 (2.55%) VPN
3 5 (2.55%) Firewall
3 5 (2.55%) NAS
3 5 (2.55%) VLAN
4 4 (2.04%) SSL
5 3 (1.53%) MPLS
5 3 (1.53%) H.323
5 3 (1.53%) DSL
5 3 (1.53%) LAN
5 3 (1.53%) WAN
5 3 (1.53%) HTTP
5 3 (1.53%) IPsec
5 3 (1.53%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.53%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 35 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (15.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (9.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (8.67%) MongoDB
8 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (4.59%) QlikView
10 8 (4.08%) Pentaho
11 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (3.06%) DB2
13 4 (2.04%) OLAP
14 3 (1.53%) Cognos Report Studio
14 3 (1.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 3 (1.53%) Cognos Transformer
14 3 (1.53%) OLAP Cube
15 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
15 2 (1.02%) MS Access
15 2 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.65%) NUnit
1 15 (7.65%) Moq
1 15 (7.65%) MSTest
2 10 (5.10%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.06%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.02%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.51%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.51%) Firebug
General
1 31 (15.82%) Finance
2 20 (10.20%) Music Industry
3 10 (5.10%) Retail
4 6 (3.06%) Electronics
5 4 (2.04%) Legal
5 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.04%) Advertising
5 4 (2.04%) Back Office
5 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
6 2 (1.02%) Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Law
6 2 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (50.51%) Developer
2 54 (27.55%) .NET Developer
3 31 (15.82%) Analyst
4 18 (9.18%) Test Analyst
4 18 (9.18%) Web Developer
4 18 (9.18%) DBA
5 16 (8.16%) Administrator
5 16 (8.16%) SQL DBA
6 14 (7.14%) Consultant
7 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (6.12%) .NET Web Developer
9 11 (5.61%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (5.10%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.59%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.08%) SAS BI Consultant
12 8 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 8 (4.08%) Applications Support
13 6 (3.06%) Web Applications Developer
13 6 (3.06%) Database Developer
13 6 (3.06%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (54.59%) .NET
2 94 (47.96%) ASP.NET
3 42 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (19.90%) .NET Framework
4 39 (19.90%) HTML
5 34 (17.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (16.84%) CSS
7 24 (12.24%) WCF
8 22 (11.22%) RESTful
9 21 (10.71%) AngularJS
10 17 (8.67%) jQuery
11 16 (8.16%) HTML5
12 15 (7.65%) Ninject
13 11 (5.61%) Ajax
13 11 (5.61%) Backbone.js
14 10 (5.10%) Unity DI Container
14 10 (5.10%) Spring.NET
14 10 (5.10%) Castle Windsor
15 6 (3.06%) CSS3
15 6 (3.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.18%) Replication
2 13 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.10%) Social Network
4 10 (5.10%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (4.59%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.57%) Data Integration
7 6 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.06%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.55%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.55%) IVR
8 5 (2.55%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.55%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.53%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.53%) Social Media
10 2 (1.02%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.39%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.08%) UNIX
4 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.53%) Linux
5 3 (1.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.51%) NetWare
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (34.69%) MVC
3 39 (19.90%) TDD
4 35 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
4 35 (17.86%) Web Application Development
4 35 (17.86%) Scrum
5 34 (17.35%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.22%) BDD
8 21 (10.71%) CRM
9 17 (8.67%) OO
10 16 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.63%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.12%) Test Scripting
12 12 (6.12%) Validation
12 12 (6.12%) ETL
13 11 (5.61%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (5.61%) ITIL
13 11 (5.61%) Test Planning
14 10 (5.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 101 (51.53%) SQL
2 97 (49.49%) C#
3 55 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 38 (19.39%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.61%) Java
6 8 (4.08%) R
6 8 (4.08%) Python
7 7 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.04%) F#
9 2 (1.02%) C
10 1 (0.51%) VBA
10 1 (0.51%) VBScript
10 1 (0.51%) VC++
10 1 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.63%) MCP
3 11 (5.61%) ISEB
3 11 (5.61%) MCAD
3 11 (5.61%) MCSD
3 11 (5.61%) MCTS
3 11 (5.61%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.59%) Degree
5 5 (2.55%) CCNA
5 5 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.55%) MCSE
5 5 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.53%) CCNP
7 1 (0.51%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.51%) HND
7 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.22%) QA
2 4 (2.04%) GAMP
2 4 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.55%) XenApp
4 4 (2.04%) vSphere
5 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.04%) WSUS
3 3 (1.53%) SCCM
3 3 (1.53%) SCOM
4 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.51%) MOM
Vendors
1 79 (40.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.67%) Oracle
3 16 (8.16%) Cognos
4 13 (6.63%) VMware
5 12 (6.12%) Facebook
5 12 (6.12%) IBM
6 11 (5.61%) Citrix
6 11 (5.61%) Business Objects
6 11 (5.61%) Twitter
7 9 (4.59%) Teradata
7 9 (4.59%) Tableau
8 8 (4.08%) Cloudera
8 8 (4.08%) SAP
9 6 (3.06%) Cisco
10 3 (1.53%) HP
10 3 (1.53%) EMC
10 3 (1.53%) Avaya
10 3 (1.53%) NetApp
10 3 (1.53%) Google
10 3 (1.53%) Meraki
Southport, Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £29999 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + training fund, bonus, health care
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Wirral
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago