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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 114 125 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.91% 20.53% 28.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.27% 48.45% 70.56%
Number of salaries quoted 96 117 164
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £26,150 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
214 258 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.49% 42.36% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 177 243 232
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,416
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -1 76 £38,000 +8.57% 27
Wirral 0 17 £43,750 +21.52% 4
Birkenhead 0 9 £40,000 +26.98% 2
St Helens +5 7 £33,250 +10.83% 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 172 (69.92%) .NET
2 158 (64.23%) C#
3 124 (50.41%) SQL
4 111 (45.12%) ASP.NET
5 75 (30.49%) MVC
6 74 (30.08%) WCF
7 72 (29.27%) HTML
8 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
9 56 (22.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (20.73%) .NET Framework
11 50 (20.33%) Windows
12 48 (19.51%) CSS
13 46 (18.70%) T-SQL
13 46 (18.70%) Java
14 45 (18.29%) TDD
15 41 (16.67%) OO
16 40 (16.26%) Oracle
16 40 (16.26%) Web Application Development
16 40 (16.26%) SQL Server 2012
17 37 (15.04%) Linux
18 34 (13.82%) Ruby
19 33 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (13.41%) Microsoft
20 31 (12.60%) jQuery
21 30 (12.20%) Games
22 29 (11.79%) XML
22 29 (11.79%) ITIL
23 28 (11.38%) SQL Server 2008
23 28 (11.38%) BDD
24 27 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 22 (8.94%) Node.js
2 19 (7.72%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.28%) TIBCO EMS
4 11 (4.47%) Liferay
5 8 (3.25%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.44%) IIS
7 5 (2.03%) Apache
8 3 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.22%) CMS
9 2 (0.81%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.41%) Lync
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.88%) FastStats
3 2 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.88%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.41%) Line 500
3 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.41%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.81%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.16%) Internet
2 8 (3.25%) Firewall
3 7 (2.85%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (2.85%) DHCP
3 7 (2.85%) DNS
4 6 (2.44%) Intranet
5 5 (2.03%) LDAP
5 5 (2.03%) SSL
5 5 (2.03%) VLAN
6 3 (1.22%) HTTP
7 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.41%) VPN
8 1 (0.41%) SAN
8 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 28 (11.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (9.35%) MySQL
5 23 (9.35%) NoSQL
6 21 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (8.13%) Oracle Database
8 14 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (5.28%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (4.88%) DB2
10 12 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (4.47%) Pentaho
11 11 (4.47%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (4.07%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (3.66%) CorVu
14 7 (2.85%) Relational Database
15 5 (2.03%) WhereScape RED
15 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.69%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.28%) NUnit
5 9 (3.66%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (3.25%) Subversion
7 7 (2.85%) JIRA
7 7 (2.85%) Selenium
7 7 (2.85%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.85%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.85%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.22%) MSTest
9 2 (0.81%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.41%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.41%) Hudson
10 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (12.20%) Games
2 17 (6.91%) Finance
3 9 (3.66%) Retail
3 9 (3.66%) Marketing
4 8 (3.25%) Legal
5 5 (2.03%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.63%) Advertising
6 4 (1.63%) Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 2 (0.81%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 148 (60.16%) Developer
2 84 (34.15%) .NET Developer
3 34 (13.82%) C# Developer
4 29 (11.79%) Analyst
5 26 (10.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (10.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (9.76%) Web Developer
7 22 (8.94%) Programmer
8 19 (7.72%) Analyst Programmer
9 14 (5.69%) Software Developer
9 14 (5.69%) Architect
9 14 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.69%) Applications Support
10 13 (5.28%) Team Leader
11 12 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
11 12 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 12 (4.88%) Support Engineer
12 11 (4.47%) Applications Support Engineer
13 10 (4.07%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (69.92%) .NET
2 111 (45.12%) ASP.NET
3 74 (30.08%) WCF
4 72 (29.27%) HTML
5 56 (22.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (20.73%) .NET Framework
7 48 (19.51%) CSS
8 31 (12.60%) jQuery
9 29 (11.79%) XML
10 27 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 24 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (8.94%) RESTful
13 21 (8.54%) Razor View Engine
13 21 (8.54%) WPF
13 21 (8.54%) Web Services
14 19 (7.72%) HTML5
15 17 (6.91%) Ajax
15 17 (6.91%) SOAP
16 14 (5.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 12 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.47%) Tandem
5 9 (3.66%) Social Media
5 9 (3.66%) BBC
6 8 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.85%) Online Games
8 5 (2.03%) VLE
8 5 (2.03%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.63%) Clustering
9 4 (1.63%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.22%) GIS
11 2 (0.81%) NHS
11 2 (0.81%) Replication
11 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.41%) Statistics
12 1 (0.41%) New Media
12 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.33%) Windows
2 37 (15.04%) Linux
3 23 (9.35%) Android
4 22 (8.94%) UNIX
5 14 (5.69%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.03%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.03%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.81%) Solaris
10 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.49%) MVC
2 45 (18.29%) TDD
3 41 (16.67%) OO
4 40 (16.26%) Web Application Development
5 33 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (11.79%) ITIL
7 28 (11.38%) BDD
8 21 (8.54%) Project Management
9 19 (7.72%) Scrum
10 17 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (6.50%) SOA
11 16 (6.50%) Android Development
12 15 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (5.69%) Refactoring
14 13 (5.28%) CRM
15 12 (4.88%) EAI
15 12 (4.88%) Change Management
15 12 (4.88%) Business Analysis
15 12 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (4.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 158 (64.23%) C#
2 124 (50.41%) SQL
3 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
4 46 (18.70%) T-SQL
4 46 (18.70%) Java
5 34 (13.82%) Ruby
6 27 (10.98%) VB.NET
7 20 (8.13%) VB
8 16 (6.50%) PHP
9 14 (5.69%) Shell Script
10 13 (5.28%) VB6
11 12 (4.88%) Python
12 8 (3.25%) C++
13 7 (2.85%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.03%) C
15 4 (1.63%) XPath
16 1 (0.41%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.41%) VBScript
16 1 (0.41%) VBA
16 1 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (10.57%) Degree
2 3 (1.22%) ISEB
2 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.41%) MCSD
3 1 (0.41%) HND
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.28%) SLA
2 12 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 12 (4.88%) TIBCO Hawk
2 8 (3.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (16.26%) Oracle
2 33 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.10%) Apple
4 13 (5.28%) TIBCO
5 11 (4.47%) Business Objects
6 9 (3.66%) Sony
6 9 (3.66%) Yahoo!
6 9 (3.66%) Google
6 9 (3.66%) Facebook
7 6 (2.44%) VMware
8 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.22%) IBM
8 3 (1.22%) Citrix
8 3 (1.22%) Telerik
9 2 (0.81%) Sage
9 2 (0.81%) Cognos
9 2 (0.81%) Tableau
10 1 (0.41%) Teradata
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco
10 1 (0.41%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40,000-£45,000 circa
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
LSTM
Salary: From £27,057 to £31,342 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 15 days ago
Wirral
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago