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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 92 129 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.66% 26.88% 20.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 63.86% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 70 99 125
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
138 202 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.99% 42.08% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 112 156 252
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 83 £40,000 - 20
Wirral -1 3 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Birkenhead 0 1 £32,500 -10.34%
Bootle - 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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.

1 114 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 93 (40.79%) .NET
3 92 (40.35%) SQL
4 88 (38.60%) C#
5 76 (33.33%) MVC
6 65 (28.51%) ASP.NET
7 62 (27.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 60 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 53 (23.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 53 (23.25%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
11 47 (20.61%) Finance
12 46 (20.18%) Oracle
13 44 (19.30%) Windows
13 44 (19.30%) Git (software)
14 43 (18.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 42 (18.42%) T-SQL
15 42 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
15 42 (18.42%) .NET Framework
16 40 (17.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 39 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 36 (15.79%) Relational Database
19 36 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 36 (15.79%) ITIL
20 33 (14.47%) TDD
20 33 (14.47%) Banking
20 33 (14.47%) MS Excel

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 26 (11.40%) Node.js
2 20 (8.77%) CMS
3 15 (6.58%) IIS
4 11 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.39%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.95%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.07%) MS Exchange
7 7 (3.07%) Umbraco
8 5 (2.19%) Apache
8 5 (2.19%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.75%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (1.32%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.32%) JBoss
10 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.88%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.88%) TWiki
11 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 32 (14.04%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.07%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (2.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.14%) Office 365
2 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.63%) SaaS
4 3 (1.32%) IaaS
4 3 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.95%) Firewall
2 6 (2.63%) MPLS
2 6 (2.63%) VPN
3 4 (1.75%) DHCP
3 4 (1.75%) DNS
4 3 (1.32%) Internet
4 3 (1.32%) SAN
5 2 (0.88%) Intranet
5 2 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.44%) DSL
6 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.44%) FTP
6 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.44%) LAN
6 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.44%) SSL
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.44%) VPLS
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (27.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 60 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (23.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 42 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (17.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 38 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 30 (13.16%) NoSQL
10 29 (12.72%) Oracle BI EE
11 27 (11.84%) Oracle ODI
11 27 (11.84%) Power BI
12 23 (10.09%) RDBMS
13 13 (5.70%) MS Access
14 9 (3.95%) Big Data
14 9 (3.95%) Hadoop
14 9 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (3.51%) MySQL
16 5 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.89%) JIRA
3 14 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.26%) Subversion
5 8 (3.51%) Selenium
6 6 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.75%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.32%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.32%) Grunt
9 3 (1.32%) Hudson
9 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.32%) MSTest
9 3 (1.32%) NUnit
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.88%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.88%) LoadUI
10 2 (0.88%) Moq
10 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (20.61%) Finance
2 33 (14.47%) Banking
3 7 (3.07%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.75%) Law
4 4 (1.75%) Retail
5 3 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 136 (59.65%) Developer
2 69 (30.26%) .NET Developer
3 52 (22.81%) Analyst
4 34 (14.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 30 (13.16%) Applications Support
5 30 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 25 (10.96%) Applications Support Analyst
6 25 (10.96%) Support Analyst
7 21 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (6.58%) Banking Analyst
9 14 (6.14%) DBA
9 14 (6.14%) SQL Developer
10 12 (5.26%) SQL DBA
11 8 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.51%) Administrator
11 8 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (3.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (40.79%) .NET
2 65 (28.51%) ASP.NET
3 43 (18.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (18.42%) .NET Framework
5 36 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 32 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 32 (14.04%) RESTful
7 29 (12.72%) WCF
8 27 (11.84%) Entity Framework
9 26 (11.40%) Code First Entity Framework
9 26 (11.40%) HTML
10 25 (10.96%) CSS
11 20 (8.77%) HTML5
12 17 (7.46%) jQuery
13 9 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (3.95%) Web Services
14 7 (3.07%) JSON
14 7 (3.07%) XML
15 6 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (1.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.65%) Credit Risk
2 22 (9.65%) SWIFT
3 18 (7.89%) Replication
4 15 (6.58%) Mathematics
5 12 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.95%) Data Integration
7 8 (3.51%) Data Centre
8 7 (3.07%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.07%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.63%) Clustering
10 4 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.32%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.88%) Statistics
12 2 (0.88%) User Experience
13 1 (0.44%) HP StoreVirtual
13 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.30%) Windows
2 30 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.95%) Android
5 8 (3.51%) Linux
6 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.88%) Unix
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.33%) MVC
2 60 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (23.25%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (15.79%) ITIL
6 33 (14.47%) TDD
7 32 (14.04%) BDD
7 32 (14.04%) Wealth Management
7 32 (14.04%) Web Application Development
8 30 (13.16%) Time Management
9 24 (10.53%) Data Analysis
10 22 (9.65%) Change Management
10 22 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (8.77%) Project Management
12 18 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (6.58%) ETL
13 15 (6.58%) Service Delivery
14 12 (5.26%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.26%) Scrum
15 11 (4.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 92 (40.35%) SQL
2 88 (38.60%) C#
3 42 (18.42%) T-SQL
4 26 (11.40%) Ruby
5 21 (9.21%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.89%) C
7 14 (6.14%) VB
8 13 (5.70%) VB6
9 12 (5.26%) Java
10 8 (3.51%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.07%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.75%) XPath
14 2 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.44%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.44%) PHP
15 1 (0.44%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (13.60%) Degree
2 15 (6.58%) ISTQB
2 15 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 15 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.26%) MCSE
4 6 (2.63%) MCITP
5 5 (2.19%) CCNA
5 5 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.32%) EMC Certification
6 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.88%) CCDP
7 2 (0.88%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.96%) SLA
2 7 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.75%) HDFS
5 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
6 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.44%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 114 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.18%) Oracle
3 22 (9.65%) Bloomberg
3 22 (9.65%) Reuters
4 14 (6.14%) EPiServer
5 12 (5.26%) Avaya
6 11 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (4.82%) VMware
7 9 (3.95%) IBM
8 8 (3.51%) Cisco
8 8 (3.51%) Cognos
9 7 (3.07%) HP
9 7 (3.07%) Remedy
10 6 (2.63%) Dell
10 6 (2.63%) OpenText
10 6 (2.63%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.63%) Sophos
10 6 (2.63%) Telerik
11 4 (1.75%) Citrix
11 4 (1.75%) EMC
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