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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 121 150 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.20% 23.08% 30.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 60.20% 45.59% 67.63%
Number of salaries quoted 94 140 127
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
201 329 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.20% 50.62% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 165 312 181
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 0 91 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Wirral +1 15 £40,000 - 3
Birkenhead +1 3 £37,500 -6.25% 2
St Helens -5 2 £28,750 +0.87% 1
Prescot - 2 £32,500 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 122 (61.00%) .NET
2 113 (56.50%) SQL
3 111 (55.50%) C#
4 110 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 83 (41.50%) MVC
6 78 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (39.00%) Microsoft
7 63 (31.50%) JavaScript
8 52 (26.00%) .NET Framework
9 50 (25.00%) HTML
10 47 (23.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (21.50%) CSS
12 41 (20.50%) TDD
13 39 (19.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (19.00%) T-SQL
15 37 (18.50%) Web Application Development
16 36 (18.00%) Windows
17 35 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 34 (17.00%) WCF
19 32 (16.00%) Scrum
19 32 (16.00%) Finance
20 30 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
21 29 (14.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 29 (14.50%) IIS
22 27 (13.50%) QA
23 25 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
23 25 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 24 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
25 23 (11.50%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 29 (14.50%) IIS
2 22 (11.00%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (6.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (5.00%) Umbraco
7 8 (4.00%) SAS
8 6 (3.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.50%) CMS
9 5 (2.50%) Node.js
10 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.50%) Liferay
12 2 (1.00%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.00%) SPSS
3 5 (2.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.50%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.00%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.50%) Internet
2 5 (2.50%) Firewall
2 5 (2.50%) VoIP
2 5 (2.50%) DHCP
2 5 (2.50%) DNS
3 3 (1.50%) SAN
3 3 (1.50%) VLAN
3 3 (1.50%) VPN
4 2 (1.00%) SSH
4 2 (1.00%) DMZ
4 2 (1.00%) Intranet
4 2 (1.00%) SSL
4 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.00%) FTP
5 1 (0.50%) HTTP
5 1 (0.50%) WAN
5 1 (0.50%) LAN
5 1 (0.50%) IPsec
5 1 (0.50%) MPLS
5 1 (0.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 29 (14.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (8.50%) MongoDB
5 17 (8.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (5.50%) QlikView
9 8 (4.00%) Pentaho
10 6 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (2.50%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.50%) MySQL
11 5 (2.50%) OLAP
12 4 (2.00%) Spotfire
12 4 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.00%) Cognos Report Studio
14 2 (1.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 2 (1.00%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.50%) MSTest
2 15 (7.50%) NUnit
2 15 (7.50%) Moq
3 12 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.00%) Firebug
5 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.00%) Subversion
7 1 (0.50%) WinDbg
General
1 32 (16.00%) Finance
2 15 (7.50%) Music Industry
3 14 (7.00%) Retail
4 7 (3.50%) Law
5 6 (3.00%) Games
6 5 (2.50%) Electronics
7 4 (2.00%) Back Office
8 3 (1.50%) Advertising
9 2 (1.00%) Legal
9 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.00%) Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (54.50%) Developer
2 61 (30.50%) .NET Developer
3 25 (12.50%) Analyst
4 23 (11.50%) Web Developer
5 20 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (9.00%) Administrator
6 18 (9.00%) Test Analyst
7 17 (8.50%) DBA
7 17 (8.50%) .NET Web Developer
8 14 (7.00%) Consultant
8 14 (7.00%) Software Developer
8 14 (7.00%) SQL DBA
9 11 (5.50%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (5.00%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 8 (4.00%) SAS BI Consultant
12 7 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.50%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.50%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (61.00%) .NET
2 110 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 52 (26.00%) .NET Framework
4 50 (25.00%) HTML
5 47 (23.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (21.50%) CSS
7 39 (19.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 34 (17.00%) WCF
9 23 (11.50%) AngularJS
10 22 (11.00%) RESTful
11 18 (9.00%) jQuery
11 18 (9.00%) HTML5
12 15 (7.50%) Ninject
13 11 (5.50%) Backbone.js
13 11 (5.50%) Ajax
14 10 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
14 10 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
14 10 (5.00%) Spring.NET
15 9 (4.50%) Web Services
16 8 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.50%) Replication
2 15 (7.50%) Open Source
3 11 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.00%) Social Network
5 8 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 8 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.50%) Data Integration
7 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.50%) IVR
8 5 (2.50%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.50%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.50%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.50%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.50%) Social Media
10 2 (1.00%) Biotechnology
10 2 (1.00%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.00%) Windows
2 11 (5.50%) Linux
2 11 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.50%) UNIX
5 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.50%) NetWare
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (41.50%) MVC
2 78 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.50%) TDD
4 37 (18.50%) Web Application Development
5 32 (16.00%) Scrum
6 30 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
7 25 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (11.00%) BDD
10 17 (8.50%) OO
11 16 (8.00%) Software Engineering
12 14 (7.00%) CRM
13 13 (6.50%) Unit Testing
14 12 (6.00%) Test Scripting
14 12 (6.00%) ETL
14 12 (6.00%) Validation
15 11 (5.50%) OOA/OOD
15 11 (5.50%) Test Planning
16 10 (5.00%) Kanban
17 9 (4.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 113 (56.50%) SQL
2 111 (55.50%) C#
3 63 (31.50%) JavaScript
4 38 (19.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.00%) Java
6 8 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.00%) Python
6 8 (4.00%) R
7 6 (3.00%) F#
8 5 (2.50%) Ruby
9 3 (1.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.00%) C++
10 2 (1.00%) VBA
10 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.50%) VC++
11 1 (0.50%) X++
11 1 (0.50%) C
11 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.50%) MCP
3 11 (5.50%) MCAD
3 11 (5.50%) MCSD
3 11 (5.50%) ISEB
3 11 (5.50%) MCTS
3 11 (5.50%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.00%) Degree
5 5 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.50%) CCNA
6 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.50%) MCSE
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.50%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.50%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.50%) XenApp
4 2 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.00%) WSUS
2 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) MOM
3 1 (0.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.00%) Oracle
2 14 (7.00%) Cognos
3 12 (6.00%) Business Objects
3 12 (6.00%) Facebook
4 11 (5.50%) Twitter
5 10 (5.00%) IBM
6 9 (4.50%) VMware
7 8 (4.00%) Teradata
7 8 (4.00%) Cloudera
7 8 (4.00%) Tableau
8 7 (3.50%) Citrix
9 3 (1.50%) Avaya
9 3 (1.50%) Cisco
9 3 (1.50%) HP
9 3 (1.50%) Google
9 3 (1.50%) Zend
10 2 (1.00%) Mitel
10 2 (1.00%) EMC
10 2 (1.00%) Juniper
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension+Healthcare+
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RMI International
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wirral
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago