The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 122 115 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.09% 18.95% 25.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.22% 42.91% 69.96%
Number of salaries quoted 104 107 165
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
225 268 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.21% 44.15% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 190 249 230
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server
North West

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 July 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 28 July 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 0 89 £37,500 +7.14% 20
Wirral +5 17 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Birkenhead -2 9 £30,000 -1.63% 4
St Helens +3 6 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Bootle - 1 - - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 189 (69.74%) .NET
2 172 (63.47%) C#
3 121 (44.65%) SQL
4 113 (41.70%) ASP.NET
5 75 (27.68%) JavaScript
6 73 (26.94%) WCF
7 71 (26.20%) HTML
8 70 (25.83%) MVC
9 55 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (19.56%) Oracle
11 51 (18.82%) Windows
12 50 (18.45%) OO
13 49 (18.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (17.71%) Java
15 47 (17.34%) TDD
16 46 (16.97%) CSS
17 43 (15.87%) XML
17 43 (15.87%) Linux
18 42 (15.50%) .NET Framework
19 40 (14.76%) T-SQL
19 40 (14.76%) Web Application Development
20 38 (14.02%) VB.NET
21 35 (12.92%) Microsoft
22 34 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
22 34 (12.55%) ITIL
23 33 (12.18%) jQuery
24 32 (11.81%) Degree
25 31 (11.44%) MySQL
25 31 (11.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 31 (11.44%) Oracle Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (11.07%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.27%) Node.js
3 14 (5.17%) Liferay
4 13 (4.80%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (2.58%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.21%) Apache
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.11%) CMS
8 3 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.74%) IIS
9 2 (0.74%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.37%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (5.90%) FastStats
2 15 (5.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.43%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.37%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.37%) Line 500
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.01%) Internet
2 7 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (2.58%) Firewall
3 6 (2.21%) DHCP
3 6 (2.21%) Intranet
3 6 (2.21%) DNS
4 5 (1.85%) VLAN
4 5 (1.85%) SSL
4 5 (1.85%) LDAP
5 3 (1.11%) HTTP
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) SAN
7 1 (0.37%) VPN
7 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 31 (11.44%) MySQL
2 31 (11.44%) Oracle Database
3 29 (10.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (6.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (5.90%) Crystal Reports
8 15 (5.54%) NoSQL
9 14 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (5.17%) Pentaho
9 14 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 14 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (4.43%) DB2
11 10 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (3.32%) CorVu
12 9 (3.32%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.27%) NUnit
3 15 (5.54%) Subversion
3 15 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.80%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (2.95%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.95%) SoapUI
6 8 (2.95%) Selenium
7 5 (1.85%) JIRA
7 5 (1.85%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.48%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.11%) MSTest
10 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.37%) Hudson
11 1 (0.37%) PhoneGap
11 1 (0.37%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (8.49%) Games
2 11 (4.06%) Finance
2 11 (4.06%) Retail
3 9 (3.32%) Marketing
3 9 (3.32%) Legal
4 5 (1.85%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.48%) Advertising
6 3 (1.11%) Back Office
7 2 (0.74%) Law
7 2 (0.74%) Billing
7 2 (0.74%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (59.78%) Developer
2 80 (29.52%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.76%) Analyst
4 33 (12.18%) C# Developer
5 29 (10.70%) Programmer
6 27 (9.96%) Software Developer
7 24 (8.86%) Senior Developer
8 23 (8.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (8.12%) Web Developer
10 21 (7.75%) Analyst Programmer
10 21 (7.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (7.01%) Applications Support
12 17 (6.27%) Support Engineer
12 17 (6.27%) Architect
13 16 (5.90%) Applications Support Engineer
14 13 (4.80%) Technical Architect
15 12 (4.43%) Senior .NET Developer
15 12 (4.43%) Team Leader
16 11 (4.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (69.74%) .NET
2 113 (41.70%) ASP.NET
3 73 (26.94%) WCF
4 71 (26.20%) HTML
5 55 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (16.97%) CSS
7 43 (15.87%) XML
8 42 (15.50%) .NET Framework
9 33 (12.18%) jQuery
10 31 (11.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 30 (11.07%) WPF
12 26 (9.59%) Ajax
13 22 (8.12%) Web Services
14 21 (7.75%) Razor View Engine
15 20 (7.38%) SOAP
16 16 (5.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (5.90%) RESTful
17 15 (5.54%) J2EE
17 15 (5.54%) HTML5
18 12 (4.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.43%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.06%) Tandem
5 9 (3.32%) BBC
5 9 (3.32%) Social Media
6 8 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.85%) VLE
7 5 (1.85%) Clustering
7 5 (1.85%) Open Source
7 5 (1.85%) Online Games
8 4 (1.48%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.11%) Streaming Music
9 3 (1.11%) Replication
9 3 (1.11%) GIS
10 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.74%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.82%) Windows
2 43 (15.87%) Linux
3 29 (10.70%) Android
4 28 (10.33%) UNIX
5 10 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.74%) Solaris
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.83%) MVC
2 50 (18.45%) OO
3 47 (17.34%) TDD
4 40 (14.76%) Web Application Development
5 34 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (12.55%) ITIL
6 20 (7.38%) BDD
6 20 (7.38%) Android Development
6 20 (7.38%) Project Management
6 20 (7.38%) Scrum
7 15 (5.54%) Workflow
7 15 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (5.54%) Problem Management
7 15 (5.54%) ITIL V2
8 14 (5.17%) Unit Testing
8 14 (5.17%) SOA
8 14 (5.17%) Refactoring
8 14 (5.17%) Software Engineering
8 14 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (4.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 172 (63.47%) C#
2 121 (44.65%) SQL
3 75 (27.68%) JavaScript
4 48 (17.71%) Java
5 40 (14.76%) T-SQL
6 38 (14.02%) VB.NET
7 26 (9.59%) Ruby
8 25 (9.23%) VB
9 20 (7.38%) PHP
10 16 (5.90%) VB6
11 14 (5.17%) Shell Script
12 12 (4.43%) Python
13 9 (3.32%) C++
14 7 (2.58%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.85%) C
15 5 (1.85%) VBA
16 4 (1.48%) XPath
17 2 (0.74%) XAML
18 1 (0.37%) Korn
18 1 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 32 (11.81%) Degree
2 3 (1.11%) ISEB
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.37%) MCSD
3 1 (0.37%) HND
3 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.54%) QA
2 13 (4.80%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (5.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (4.43%) TIBCO Hawk
3 8 (2.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (19.56%) Oracle
2 35 (12.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.27%) Apple
4 16 (5.90%) Business Objects
5 13 (4.80%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.32%) Yahoo!
6 9 (3.32%) Google
6 9 (3.32%) Sony
6 9 (3.32%) Facebook
7 6 (2.21%) Sybase
7 6 (2.21%) VMware
8 3 (1.11%) Telerik
8 3 (1.11%) Citrix
8 3 (1.11%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.74%) IBM
9 2 (0.74%) Sage
10 1 (0.37%) HP
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco
10 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.37%) Nintex
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum, plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Liverpool Direct
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago