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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 100 135 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.79% 21.39% 30.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 54.35% 52.73% 69.40%
Number of salaries quoted 87 123 173
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,350 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
184 256 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.74% 40.57% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 159 238 248
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £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 1 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 1 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 -5 59 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Wirral -1 17 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Birkenhead -2 13 £40,000 +21.21% 3
St Helens +6 3 £33,250 +10.83% 2
Southport -4 1 £42,500 +13.33%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 169 (73.48%) .NET
2 155 (67.39%) C#
3 121 (52.61%) SQL
4 114 (49.57%) ASP.NET
5 90 (39.13%) MVC
6 76 (33.04%) WCF
7 73 (31.74%) HTML
8 72 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (28.26%) JavaScript
10 62 (26.96%) .NET Framework
11 61 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (23.48%) CSS
13 50 (21.74%) T-SQL
14 44 (19.13%) TDD
15 42 (18.26%) Java
15 42 (18.26%) Windows
16 37 (16.09%) Web Application Development
17 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
17 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
18 33 (14.35%) OO
18 33 (14.35%) jQuery
19 32 (13.91%) Ruby
19 32 (13.91%) Games
19 32 (13.91%) Linux
19 32 (13.91%) Oracle
20 30 (13.04%) Internet
20 30 (13.04%) BDD
21 29 (12.61%) Microsoft
22 28 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (12.17%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (10.43%) Node.js
2 11 (4.78%) Umbraco
3 10 (4.35%) IIS
3 10 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.91%) TIBCO EMS
5 8 (3.48%) Liferay
6 5 (2.17%) Apache
7 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.30%) CMS
9 2 (0.87%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.91%) FastStats
3 4 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.48%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.43%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.87%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.04%) Internet
2 9 (3.91%) Firewall
3 8 (3.48%) DNS
3 8 (3.48%) DHCP
4 7 (3.04%) Intranet
5 6 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (2.17%) SSL
6 5 (2.17%) LDAP
6 5 (2.17%) VLAN
7 3 (1.30%) HTTP
8 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
1 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (12.17%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (10.43%) NoSQL
4 17 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (6.96%) MySQL
6 15 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (6.09%) Oracle Database
8 13 (5.65%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.91%) CorVu
11 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (3.48%) DB2
11 8 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (3.48%) Pentaho
12 6 (2.61%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.17%) WhereScape RED
13 5 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.96%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.35%) NUnit
5 7 (3.04%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.04%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.04%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.04%) Selenium
5 7 (3.04%) JIRA
6 6 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (2.17%) Subversion
8 3 (1.30%) MSTest
9 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.43%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.43%) Firebug
General
1 32 (13.91%) Games
2 16 (6.96%) Finance
3 8 (3.48%) Legal
3 8 (3.48%) Marketing
4 7 (3.04%) Retail
5 5 (2.17%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.74%) Advertising
6 4 (1.74%) Law
6 4 (1.74%) Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Billing
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 143 (62.17%) Developer
2 89 (38.70%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.48%) ASP.NET Developer
4 30 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 28 (12.17%) Web Developer
6 25 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (10.87%) Analyst
7 24 (10.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (9.13%) Programmer
9 18 (7.83%) Analyst Programmer
9 18 (7.83%) .NET Web Developer
10 17 (7.39%) Senior Developer
11 14 (6.09%) Architect
12 12 (5.22%) Software Developer
13 11 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 10 (4.35%) Applications Support
14 10 (4.35%) Technical Architect
15 9 (3.91%) Team Leader
16 8 (3.48%) Applications Support Engineer
16 8 (3.48%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (73.48%) .NET
2 114 (49.57%) ASP.NET
3 76 (33.04%) WCF
4 73 (31.74%) HTML
5 62 (26.96%) .NET Framework
6 61 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 54 (23.48%) CSS
8 33 (14.35%) jQuery
9 27 (11.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (11.74%) Web Services
10 26 (11.30%) RESTful
11 24 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 23 (10.00%) WPF
12 23 (10.00%) XML
13 20 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
14 18 (7.83%) SOAP
15 17 (7.39%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (7.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 17 (7.39%) HTML5
16 15 (6.52%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.22%) Client/Server
3 11 (4.78%) Tandem
4 9 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.04%) Social Media
6 7 (3.04%) Online Games
6 7 (3.04%) BBC
7 5 (2.17%) VLE
8 3 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.30%) GIS
9 2 (0.87%) Replication
9 2 (0.87%) Clustering
9 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
9 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.43%) New Media
10 1 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.26%) Windows
2 32 (13.91%) Linux
3 19 (8.26%) UNIX
4 14 (6.09%) Android
5 11 (4.78%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.48%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.87%) Solaris
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (39.13%) MVC
2 72 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.13%) TDD
4 37 (16.09%) Web Application Development
5 33 (14.35%) OO
6 30 (13.04%) BDD
7 28 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (10.00%) Project Management
9 22 (9.57%) ITIL
10 20 (8.70%) Scrum
11 14 (6.09%) Refactoring
12 13 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (5.65%) SOA
13 12 (5.22%) Business Analysis
13 12 (5.22%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (5.22%) Software Architecture
14 11 (4.78%) Android Development
15 10 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (3.48%) Change Management
16 8 (3.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (67.39%) C#
2 121 (52.61%) SQL
3 65 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 50 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 42 (18.26%) Java
6 32 (13.91%) Ruby
7 18 (7.83%) VB.NET
8 13 (5.65%) PHP
9 12 (5.22%) VB
10 9 (3.91%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.48%) C++
11 8 (3.48%) Python
12 7 (3.04%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.17%) C
13 5 (2.17%) VB6
14 4 (1.74%) XPath
15 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.43%) VC++
15 1 (0.43%) VBA
15 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (6.09%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.43%) MCSD
3 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) QA
2 8 (3.48%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.48%) TIBCO Hawk
1 8 (3.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (2.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (13.91%) Oracle
2 29 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.35%) Apple
4 9 (3.91%) Business Objects
4 9 (3.91%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.04%) Facebook
5 7 (3.04%) Sony
5 7 (3.04%) Yahoo!
5 7 (3.04%) Google
6 5 (2.17%) VMware
7 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.30%) IBM
8 2 (0.87%) Cognos
8 2 (0.87%) Tableau
9 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.43%) Sage
9 1 (0.43%) HP
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix
9 1 (0.43%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Telerik
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Parking, Funded Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £120 - £163 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £120 - £163 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago