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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 3 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 150 132 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.27% 25.14% 17.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 68.81% 65.35% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 138 108 75
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,200 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
218 202 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.18% 38.48% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 187 168 171
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 87 £40,000 - 13
Wirral 0 17 £40,000 +6.66% 2
St Helens - 14 £37,500 - 1
Birkenhead +3 11 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Southport +3 11 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Bootle -1 8 £53,573 +64.83%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 177 (56.01%) .NET
2 169 (53.48%) C#
3 146 (46.20%) SQL
4 137 (43.35%) Microsoft
5 133 (42.09%) ASP.NET
6 109 (34.49%) MVC
7 96 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 86 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (24.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 73 (23.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 72 (22.78%) JavaScript
12 68 (21.52%) TDD
13 63 (19.94%) Windows
14 55 (17.41%) HTML
15 54 (17.09%) MS Excel
16 53 (16.77%) Finance
16 53 (16.77%) .NET Framework
17 52 (16.46%) ITIL
18 51 (16.14%) CSS
19 50 (15.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 49 (15.51%) Web Application Development
20 49 (15.51%) RESTful
20 49 (15.51%) BDD
21 48 (15.19%) Entity Framework
22 44 (13.92%) T-SQL
22 44 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 43 (13.61%) Oracle
23 43 (13.61%) Data Warehouse
24 42 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 39 (12.34%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (7.59%) Apache
1 24 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 18 (5.70%) IIS
3 11 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (2.85%) JBoss
5 8 (2.53%) CMS
6 5 (1.58%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.58%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.27%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.27%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.95%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.63%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
10 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) Kentico
10 1 (0.32%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 54 (17.09%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.63%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.43%) SaaS
4 12 (3.80%) Office 365
5 9 (2.85%) IaaS
5 9 (2.85%) PaaS
6 3 (0.95%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.06%) SAN
2 11 (3.48%) DNS
3 10 (3.16%) VPN
4 9 (2.85%) DHCP
5 5 (1.58%) Broadband
6 4 (1.27%) Skype
7 3 (0.95%) Firewall
7 3 (0.95%) LAN
7 3 (0.95%) NAS
7 3 (0.95%) Network Security
7 3 (0.95%) VoIP
7 3 (0.95%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (24.05%) SQL Server 2014
2 44 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (13.61%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (10.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (9.18%) NoSQL
7 28 (8.86%) MySQL
7 28 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (5.70%) MongoDB
10 15 (4.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (4.43%) Relational Database
12 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.85%) QlikView
13 9 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (1.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 6 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (1.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (12.34%) Visual Studio
2 36 (11.39%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.22%) MSTest
5 7 (2.22%) NUnit
6 5 (1.58%) Moq
6 5 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.27%) ERwin
8 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.63%) JIRA
9 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.32%) NuGet
10 1 (0.32%) Selenium
10 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 53 (16.77%) Finance
2 26 (8.23%) Banking
3 11 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.16%) Retail
5 8 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.22%) Law
7 5 (1.58%) Marketing
8 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 184 (58.23%) Developer
2 131 (41.46%) .NET Developer
3 66 (20.89%) C# Developer
4 53 (16.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (14.87%) Analyst
6 30 (9.49%) Data Analyst
7 25 (7.91%) DBA
7 25 (7.91%) SQL Developer
8 23 (7.28%) SQL DBA
9 22 (6.96%) SQL Analyst
10 21 (6.65%) Software Developer
11 19 (6.01%) SQL Data Analyst
12 18 (5.70%) Applications Support
12 18 (5.70%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (5.06%) Systems Analyst
14 15 (4.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (4.43%) Administrator
16 13 (4.11%) Junior
16 13 (4.11%) SQL Server Developer
16 13 (4.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (56.01%) .NET
2 133 (42.09%) ASP.NET
3 96 (30.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 73 (23.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 55 (17.41%) HTML
6 53 (16.77%) .NET Framework
7 51 (16.14%) CSS
8 50 (15.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 49 (15.51%) RESTful
10 48 (15.19%) Entity Framework
11 39 (12.34%) jQuery
12 38 (12.03%) WCF
13 37 (11.71%) AngularJS
14 32 (10.13%) Node.js
15 26 (8.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (7.91%) Code First Entity Framework
17 23 (7.28%) Web Services
18 20 (6.33%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (6.33%) SOAP
19 18 (5.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.06%) Digital TV
4 15 (4.75%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.16%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.53%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.22%) Clustering
9 7 (2.22%) Replication
10 6 (1.90%) iPad
11 4 (1.27%) NHS
12 3 (0.95%) User Experience
13 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.63%) FlexPod
14 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.94%) Windows
2 39 (12.34%) Windows Server
3 23 (7.28%) Linux
4 17 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.80%) HPUX
7 8 (2.53%) Unix
8 4 (1.27%) Android
8 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.27%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) AIX
11 1 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (34.49%) MVC
2 86 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (21.52%) TDD
4 52 (16.46%) ITIL
5 49 (15.51%) BDD
5 49 (15.51%) Web Application Development
6 39 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (9.81%) Scrum
8 27 (8.54%) ITIL V3
9 20 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.01%) CRM
10 19 (6.01%) OO
11 18 (5.70%) PRINCE2
12 17 (5.38%) DevOps
12 17 (5.38%) ETL
12 17 (5.38%) Web Development
13 16 (5.06%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.75%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (4.75%) Line Management
15 14 (4.43%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 169 (53.48%) C#
2 146 (46.20%) SQL
3 72 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 44 (13.92%) T-SQL
5 26 (8.23%) VB.NET
6 25 (7.91%) Ruby
7 20 (6.33%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.43%) VB
9 12 (3.80%) Java
10 4 (1.27%) VBA
11 3 (0.95%) VBScript
12 2 (0.63%) C
12 2 (0.63%) J#
13 1 (0.32%) ABAP
13 1 (0.32%) C++
13 1 (0.32%) Perl
13 1 (0.32%) PHP
13 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.32%) Python
13 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (9.49%) Degree
2 21 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.48%) CCNA
3 11 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.85%) EMC Certification
4 9 (2.85%) ISEB
4 9 (2.85%) MCSE
5 2 (0.63%) MCITP
5 2 (0.63%) NCDA
5 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
1 3 (0.95%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (6.01%) Hyper-V
2 18 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.27%) vSphere
5 2 (0.63%) NDS
5 2 (0.63%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.32%) pfSense
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.85%) AirWatch
2 8 (2.53%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.58%) SCCM
4 4 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.95%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.95%) SCOM
5 3 (0.95%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.32%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 137 (43.35%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.61%) Oracle
3 21 (6.65%) VMware
4 12 (3.80%) Citrix
5 11 (3.48%) Cisco
5 11 (3.48%) SAP
6 10 (3.16%) IBM
7 9 (2.85%) EMC
7 9 (2.85%) Software AG
8 6 (1.90%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.58%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.27%) IDERA
10 4 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.27%) RedGate
11 2 (0.63%) NetApp
11 2 (0.63%) Sage
11 2 (0.63%) Teradata
11 2 (0.63%) Veritas
12 1 (0.32%) BT
12 1 (0.32%) TOWER Software
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