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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 130 68 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.52% 15.67% 18.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.85% 40.48% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 90 54 94
Median salary £40,000 £36,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,450 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
246 168 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.94% 38.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 166 131 173
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,500
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +1 100 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Wirral -2 15 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Southport +12 5 £30,750 -21.15% 4
Prescot - 2 £32,500 -
Birkenhead -2 1 £27,500 -8.33% 2
St Helens -4 1 £27,500 +10.00% 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 115 (48.52%) Microsoft
2 99 (41.77%) .NET
3 94 (39.66%) C#
3 94 (39.66%) SQL
4 74 (31.22%) MVC
5 72 (30.38%) ASP.NET
6 67 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (28.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 62 (26.16%) Windows
8 59 (24.89%) Oracle
9 56 (23.63%) Finance
10 51 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (21.10%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (20.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 48 (20.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 45 (18.99%) MS Excel
13 45 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
14 44 (18.57%) Windows Server
15 43 (18.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 42 (17.72%) TDD
16 42 (17.72%) ITIL
16 42 (17.72%) Git (software)
17 39 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
19 37 (15.61%) Web Application Development
19 37 (15.61%) JavaScript
20 36 (15.19%) RESTful
20 36 (15.19%) BDD
20 36 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 33 (13.92%) Node.js

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 33 (13.92%) IIS
2 22 (9.28%) Apache
2 22 (9.28%) Tomcat
3 21 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (6.33%) CMS
5 12 (5.06%) JBoss
6 11 (4.64%) Umbraco
7 9 (3.80%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.11%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.69%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.27%) Drupal
10 3 (1.27%) WordPress
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.22%) SDL Web 8
2 8 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.27%) Magento
3 3 (1.27%) OpenCart
3 3 (1.27%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.49%) SaaS
4 12 (5.06%) IaaS
4 12 (5.06%) PaaS
5 10 (4.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.02%) DNS
2 16 (6.75%) VPN
3 14 (5.91%) DHCP
4 13 (5.49%) Internet
4 13 (5.49%) SAN
5 5 (2.11%) Firewall
6 3 (1.27%) MPLS
7 2 (0.84%) DSL
7 2 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.84%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.84%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.84%) LAN
7 2 (0.84%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.84%) VPLS
7 2 (0.84%) WAN
8 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (28.27%) SQL Server 2014
2 48 (20.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 48 (20.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (18.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (13.50%) Relational Database
6 31 (13.08%) MySQL
7 30 (12.66%) NoSQL
8 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (9.70%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (9.28%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (7.17%) Oracle BI EE
13 13 (5.49%) MongoDB
13 13 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (4.64%) RDBMS
16 10 (4.22%) Oracle Database
17 9 (3.80%) Big Data
17 9 (3.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (17.72%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.49%) Subversion
4 9 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.27%) Bazaar
5 3 (1.27%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.27%) PhantomJS
5 3 (1.27%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.84%) LoadUI
6 2 (0.84%) Moq
6 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.42%) JIRA
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (23.63%) Finance
2 24 (10.13%) Banking
3 9 (3.80%) Law
4 8 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.95%) Legal
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
6 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 127 (53.59%) Developer
2 67 (28.27%) .NET Developer
3 45 (18.99%) Analyst
4 25 (10.55%) Applications Support
5 21 (8.86%) DBA
5 21 (8.86%) Support Analyst
6 19 (8.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 19 (8.02%) SQL DBA
6 19 (8.02%) SQL Developer
7 16 (6.75%) Applications Support Analyst
7 16 (6.75%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.91%) Architect
9 13 (5.49%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (5.49%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (5.49%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (5.06%) Administrator
11 11 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.64%) Team Leader
12 10 (4.22%) Internet Developer
13 9 (3.80%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (41.77%) .NET
2 72 (30.38%) ASP.NET
3 51 (21.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 36 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 36 (15.19%) RESTful
6 33 (13.92%) .NET Framework
6 33 (13.92%) Node.js
7 30 (12.66%) CSS
7 30 (12.66%) Entity Framework
8 29 (12.24%) jQuery
8 29 (12.24%) WCF
9 27 (11.39%) HTML
10 26 (10.97%) Code First Entity Framework
11 18 (7.59%) Middleware
12 16 (6.75%) AngularJS
13 15 (6.33%) HTML5
14 14 (5.91%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.91%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.49%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (5.49%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.06%) Replication
4 12 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (3.80%) Clustering
5 9 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.53%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.53%) iPad
7 6 (2.53%) Statistics
7 6 (2.53%) SWIFT
8 5 (2.11%) Life Science
9 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.69%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.27%) NHS
10 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (26.16%) Windows
2 44 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 32 (13.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (7.59%) Linux
5 12 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.64%) Unix
7 10 (4.22%) HPUX
8 7 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.27%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (31.22%) MVC
2 67 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.10%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (17.72%) ITIL
4 42 (17.72%) TDD
5 37 (15.61%) Web Application Development
6 36 (15.19%) BDD
7 28 (11.81%) ETL
8 24 (10.13%) ITIL V3
9 18 (7.59%) Wealth Management
10 17 (7.17%) Line Management
11 16 (6.75%) DevOps
11 16 (6.75%) Mentoring
12 15 (6.33%) Load Balancing
13 14 (5.91%) Release Management
13 14 (5.91%) Scrum
14 13 (5.49%) CRM
14 13 (5.49%) PRINCE2
15 12 (5.06%) Identity Management
15 12 (5.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 94 (39.66%) C#
1 94 (39.66%) SQL
2 37 (15.61%) JavaScript
3 29 (12.24%) T-SQL
4 26 (10.97%) Ruby
5 21 (8.86%) Java
6 14 (5.91%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.95%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.53%) C
8 6 (2.53%) PHP
9 5 (2.11%) Python
9 5 (2.11%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.27%) Perl
11 3 (1.27%) PHP 5
11 3 (1.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.42%) R
12 1 (0.42%) VB
12 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.02%) Degree
3 17 (7.17%) MCSE
4 12 (5.06%) CCNA
4 12 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.06%) EMC Certification
5 3 (1.27%) MCITP
6 2 (0.84%) MCSA
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.38%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (6.75%) Active Directory
1 16 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.69%) vSphere
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.27%) XenApp
5 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.06%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 115 (48.52%) Microsoft
2 59 (24.89%) Oracle
3 27 (11.39%) VMware
4 18 (7.59%) IBM
5 15 (6.33%) Citrix
6 14 (5.91%) EMC
7 13 (5.49%) Cisco
8 12 (5.06%) Software AG
9 11 (4.64%) EPiServer
10 9 (3.80%) Cognos
10 9 (3.80%) SAP
11 8 (3.38%) Remedy
11 8 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (2.95%) HP
13 6 (2.53%) Avaya
13 6 (2.53%) Bloomberg
13 6 (2.53%) Reuters
14 5 (2.11%) Informatica
14 5 (2.11%) RedGate
15 3 (1.27%) Dell
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + bens
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Wirral
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Southport
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Wirral
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Southport
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