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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 115 144 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.39% 22.68% 29.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.08% 51.43% 66.54%
Number of salaries quoted 97 129 150
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,200 £26,342
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
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
198 280 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.11% 44.09% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 167 257 228
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 63 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Wirral -3 18 £43,750 +21.52% 1
Birkenhead -1 16 £37,500 +9.48% 3
St Helens +9 8 £19,000 -36.66% 2
Southport -4 1 £42,500 +3.65% 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 170 (72.34%) .NET
2 158 (67.23%) C#
3 123 (52.34%) SQL
4 120 (51.06%) ASP.NET
5 97 (41.28%) MVC
6 73 (31.06%) WCF
7 71 (30.21%) HTML
8 68 (28.94%) JavaScript
8 68 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (28.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (26.81%) .NET Framework
11 58 (24.68%) CSS
12 50 (21.28%) T-SQL
13 43 (18.30%) Windows
14 41 (17.45%) TDD
15 39 (16.60%) Java
16 38 (16.17%) Microsoft
16 38 (16.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (15.32%) Web Application Development
18 34 (14.47%) Games
19 33 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
20 32 (13.62%) Git (software)
20 32 (13.62%) Internet
21 31 (13.19%) BDD
21 31 (13.19%) SQL Server 2012
22 30 (12.77%) Ruby
23 29 (12.34%) jQuery
23 29 (12.34%) Linux
24 28 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
25 27 (11.49%) RESTful

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (10.64%) Node.js
2 18 (7.66%) IIS
3 12 (5.11%) Umbraco
4 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.13%) Liferay
5 5 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (2.13%) Apache
6 4 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.70%) CMS
7 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.55%) FastStats
3 4 (1.70%) MS Office
4 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.85%) Tridion
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.62%) Internet
2 8 (3.40%) DHCP
2 8 (3.40%) DNS
2 8 (3.40%) Firewall
3 7 (2.98%) Intranet
4 6 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.13%) VLAN
5 5 (2.13%) LDAP
5 5 (2.13%) SSL
6 3 (1.28%) HTTP
7 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 31 (13.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (10.64%) NoSQL
5 24 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (6.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (5.53%) MySQL
9 12 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (5.11%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.68%) Oracle Database
11 10 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (3.83%) CorVu
13 5 (2.13%) Pentaho
13 5 (2.13%) WhereScape RED
13 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.13%) DB2
13 5 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (13.62%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.94%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.40%) NUnit
5 7 (2.98%) WebDriver
5 7 (2.98%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.98%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (2.98%) JIRA
5 7 (2.98%) Selenium
6 6 (2.55%) Firebug
6 6 (2.55%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.70%) Subversion
8 3 (1.28%) MSTest
9 2 (0.85%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (14.47%) Games
2 14 (5.96%) Finance
3 10 (4.26%) Retail
4 8 (3.40%) Legal
5 7 (2.98%) Marketing
5 7 (2.98%) Law
6 5 (2.13%) Banking
6 5 (2.13%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.70%) Advertising
8 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 144 (61.28%) Developer
2 90 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 33 (14.04%) Analyst
4 31 (13.19%) ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (11.91%) C# Developer
6 27 (11.49%) Web Developer
7 23 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (9.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (8.94%) Programmer
10 20 (8.51%) .NET Web Developer
11 18 (7.66%) Analyst Programmer
12 16 (6.81%) Senior Developer
13 12 (5.11%) Software Developer
13 12 (5.11%) Architect
14 10 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 9 (3.83%) Automation Tester
15 9 (3.83%) Applications Developer
15 9 (3.83%) Tester
16 8 (3.40%) Technical Architect
16 8 (3.40%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (72.34%) .NET
2 120 (51.06%) ASP.NET
3 73 (31.06%) WCF
4 71 (30.21%) HTML
5 67 (28.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 63 (26.81%) .NET Framework
7 58 (24.68%) CSS
8 33 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (12.34%) jQuery
10 27 (11.49%) RESTful
11 25 (10.64%) Web Services
12 22 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 21 (8.94%) WPF
14 19 (8.09%) HTML5
14 19 (8.09%) Razor View Engine
14 19 (8.09%) XML
15 17 (7.23%) Classic ASP
15 17 (7.23%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (7.23%) CSS3
15 17 (7.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.68%) Tandem
2 11 (4.68%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.40%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.98%) Online Games
5 6 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.13%) Social Media
6 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.13%) BBC
6 5 (2.13%) VLE
7 4 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.28%) Replication
8 3 (1.28%) GIS
9 2 (0.85%) NHS
9 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.43%) Open Source
10 1 (0.43%) New Media
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.30%) Windows
2 29 (12.34%) Linux
3 16 (6.81%) UNIX
4 12 (5.11%) Android
5 11 (4.68%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.68%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (41.28%) MVC
2 68 (28.94%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (17.45%) TDD
4 36 (15.32%) Web Application Development
5 31 (13.19%) BDD
6 26 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (11.06%) OO
7 24 (10.21%) Project Management
8 17 (7.23%) Scrum
9 15 (6.38%) ITIL
10 13 (5.53%) Business Analysis
11 12 (5.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (5.11%) Refactoring
11 12 (5.11%) Software Architecture
12 11 (4.68%) Android Development
13 10 (4.26%) SOA
13 10 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (3.83%) Time Management
15 8 (3.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 158 (67.23%) C#
2 123 (52.34%) SQL
3 68 (28.94%) JavaScript
4 50 (21.28%) T-SQL
5 39 (16.60%) Java
6 30 (12.77%) Ruby
7 14 (5.96%) VB.NET
8 12 (5.11%) C++
8 12 (5.11%) PHP
9 11 (4.68%) VB
10 7 (2.98%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.55%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.13%) C
12 5 (2.13%) Python
13 3 (1.28%) XPath
14 2 (0.85%) VB6
15 1 (0.43%) F#
15 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.43%) Korn
15 1 (0.43%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (4.68%) Degree
2 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.43%) MCSD
3 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.81%) QA
2 5 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.13%) SCCM
1 5 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (2.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 38 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.06%) Oracle
3 6 (2.55%) Apple
3 6 (2.55%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.13%) Facebook
4 5 (2.13%) Yahoo!
4 5 (2.13%) Google
4 5 (2.13%) Sony
4 5 (2.13%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.70%) VMware
6 3 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.28%) Tableau
6 3 (1.28%) Cognos
7 2 (0.85%) IBM
7 2 (0.85%) Teradata
7 2 (0.85%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) Telerik
8 1 (0.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) Sage
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Walton Centre
Salary: From £21,478 to £27,901 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Training on ASP.NET MVC5
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago