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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 109 131 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.87% 20.31% 30.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.96% 50.97% 71.48%
Number of salaries quoted 95 120 175
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,375 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
202 257 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.11% 39.84% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 175 241 245
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -3 70 £39,500 +12.85% 23
Wirral 0 16 £45,000 +25.00% 4
Birkenhead -1 12 £40,000 +26.98% 3
St Helens +7 5 £33,250 +10.83% 1
Southport -1 1 £42,500 +13.33%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 165 (71.74%) .NET
2 153 (66.52%) C#
3 122 (53.04%) SQL
4 111 (48.26%) ASP.NET
5 85 (36.96%) MVC
6 73 (31.74%) HTML
6 73 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (31.74%) WCF
7 64 (27.83%) JavaScript
8 60 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (24.35%) .NET Framework
10 52 (22.61%) CSS
11 49 (21.30%) T-SQL
12 45 (19.57%) Java
12 45 (19.57%) TDD
13 42 (18.26%) Windows
14 38 (16.52%) Web Application Development
15 35 (15.22%) Linux
15 35 (15.22%) OO
16 34 (14.78%) Oracle
16 34 (14.78%) Ruby
16 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
17 33 (14.35%) jQuery
18 32 (13.91%) Games
19 30 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
19 30 (13.04%) BDD
20 29 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (12.17%) Internet
22 27 (11.74%) Microsoft
22 27 (11.74%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.78%) TIBCO EMS
4 10 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 10 (4.35%) Liferay
5 8 (3.48%) IIS
6 5 (2.17%) Apache
7 3 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.30%) CMS
7 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.87%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.78%) FastStats
1 11 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) 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 28 (12.17%) Internet
2 7 (3.04%) Firewall
2 7 (3.04%) Intranet
3 6 (2.61%) DNS
3 6 (2.61%) DHCP
4 5 (2.17%) VLAN
4 5 (2.17%) LDAP
4 5 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.17%) SSL
5 3 (1.30%) HTTP
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 30 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (10.43%) NoSQL
5 23 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (8.70%) MySQL
7 17 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database
9 14 (6.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (5.22%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (4.35%) DB2
11 10 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (4.35%) Pentaho
12 9 (3.91%) CorVu
13 6 (2.61%) Relational Database
14 5 (2.17%) WhereScape RED
14 5 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (11.74%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.78%) NUnit
5 7 (3.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (3.04%) WebDriver
5 7 (3.04%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.04%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.04%) Selenium
5 7 (3.04%) JIRA
6 6 (2.61%) Subversion
7 3 (1.30%) MSTest
8 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.43%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
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%) Banking
6 4 (1.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
7 2 (0.87%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 141 (61.30%) Developer
2 88 (38.26%) .NET Developer
3 31 (13.48%) C# Developer
4 29 (12.61%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (11.30%) Web Developer
6 25 (10.87%) Analyst
6 25 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (10.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (9.13%) Programmer
9 18 (7.83%) Analyst Programmer
10 16 (6.96%) .NET Web Developer
11 15 (6.52%) Senior Developer
12 14 (6.09%) Architect
13 13 (5.65%) Software Developer
14 12 (5.22%) Applications Support
15 11 (4.78%) Team Leader
16 10 (4.35%) Technical Architect
16 10 (4.35%) Support Engineer
16 10 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
16 10 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (71.74%) .NET
2 111 (48.26%) ASP.NET
3 73 (31.74%) HTML
3 73 (31.74%) WCF
4 60 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 56 (24.35%) .NET Framework
6 52 (22.61%) CSS
7 33 (14.35%) jQuery
8 26 (11.30%) RESTful
8 26 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 26 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (10.87%) XML
10 23 (10.00%) WPF
11 22 (9.57%) Web Services
12 21 (9.13%) Razor View Engine
13 19 (8.26%) HTML5
14 18 (7.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 17 (7.39%) SOAP
16 16 (6.96%) CSS3
16 16 (6.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.22%) Client/Server
2 12 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.78%) Tandem
4 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.48%) BBC
4 8 (3.48%) Social Media
5 7 (3.04%) Online Games
6 5 (2.17%) VLE
7 3 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.30%) GIS
8 2 (0.87%) NHS
8 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.87%) Clustering
8 2 (0.87%) Replication
8 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.87%) User Experience
9 1 (0.43%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.26%) Windows
2 35 (15.22%) Linux
3 20 (8.70%) UNIX
4 16 (6.96%) Android
5 11 (4.78%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.61%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.87%) Solaris
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.96%) MVC
2 73 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (19.57%) TDD
4 38 (16.52%) Web Application Development
5 35 (15.22%) OO
6 30 (13.04%) BDD
7 29 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (11.30%) ITIL
9 21 (9.13%) Project Management
10 19 (8.26%) Scrum
11 15 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (6.52%) SOA
12 14 (6.09%) Refactoring
13 12 (5.22%) Business Analysis
13 12 (5.22%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (4.78%) Android Development
14 11 (4.78%) Software Architecture
15 10 (4.35%) EAI
15 10 (4.35%) Change Management
15 10 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 153 (66.52%) C#
2 122 (53.04%) SQL
3 64 (27.83%) JavaScript
4 49 (21.30%) T-SQL
5 45 (19.57%) Java
6 34 (14.78%) Ruby
7 22 (9.57%) VB.NET
8 15 (6.52%) PHP
9 14 (6.09%) VB
10 11 (4.78%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.35%) Python
12 8 (3.48%) C++
13 7 (3.04%) VB6
14 6 (2.61%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.17%) C
16 4 (1.74%) XPath
17 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.43%) Korn
17 1 (0.43%) AWK
17 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (7.39%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.43%) MCSD
3 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.78%) QA
2 10 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.35%) TIBCO Hawk
1 10 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (3.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (14.78%) Oracle
2 27 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.22%) Apple
4 11 (4.78%) TIBCO
5 10 (4.35%) Business Objects
6 8 (3.48%) Sony
6 8 (3.48%) Yahoo!
6 8 (3.48%) Google
6 8 (3.48%) Facebook
7 5 (2.17%) VMware
8 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.30%) IBM
9 2 (0.87%) Citrix
9 2 (0.87%) Cognos
9 2 (0.87%) Tableau
10 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.43%) Teradata
10 1 (0.43%) Telerik
10 1 (0.43%) SAP
10 1 (0.43%) HP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life & Health
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wirral
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Merseyside
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Port Sunlight, Liverpool or Kingston, London
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago