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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 118 86 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.10% 17.95% 24.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.14% 45.03% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 99 75 132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £29,750 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,516
% change year-on-year
- +6.62%
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
193 191 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.14% 39.87% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 161 165 298
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +2 94 £40,000 -3.03% 16
Bootle - 10 £32,500 -
Southport -4 6 £32,000 +18.51% 1
Prescot - 3 £25,000 -
Wirral -7 1 £37,500 -3.84% 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 91 (49.46%) SQL
2 82 (44.57%) .NET
3 81 (44.02%) C#
4 64 (34.78%) MVC
5 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (30.98%) Microsoft
7 50 (27.17%) ASP.NET
8 46 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (23.37%) Finance
10 42 (22.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (22.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (21.74%) Windows
12 40 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (20.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 38 (20.65%) T-SQL
13 38 (20.65%) .NET Framework
14 37 (20.11%) WCF
15 36 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (19.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 33 (17.93%) Git (software)
18 32 (17.39%) RESTful
18 32 (17.39%) Entity Framework
18 32 (17.39%) Degree
19 31 (16.85%) Web Application Development
19 31 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 30 (16.30%) NoSQL
21 29 (15.76%) TDD
22 28 (15.22%) Ruby
22 28 (15.22%) MS Excel
22 28 (15.22%) Node.js

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 28 (15.22%) Node.js
2 14 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.43%) CMS
4 8 (4.35%) IIS
5 6 (3.26%) TWiki
6 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.09%) Apache
8 2 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.09%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.54%) SAS
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.61%) MS Office
3 6 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.72%) Office 365
3 2 (1.09%) SaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) Firewall
2 8 (4.35%) VPN
3 7 (3.80%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (3.26%) Intranet
5 4 (2.17%) Internet
6 3 (1.63%) LAN
6 3 (1.63%) MPLS
6 3 (1.63%) WAN
7 2 (1.09%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.54%) DHCP
8 1 (0.54%) DNS
8 1 (0.54%) DSL
8 1 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.54%) FTP
8 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.54%) SAN
8 1 (0.54%) SSL
8 1 (0.54%) VoIP
8 1 (0.54%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 42 (22.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (22.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (20.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 35 (19.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (16.30%) NoSQL
7 25 (13.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (10.87%) Relational Database
10 14 (7.61%) MS Access
10 14 (7.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (7.61%) Oracle ODI
10 14 (7.61%) Power BI
11 11 (5.98%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (17.93%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.61%) JIRA
3 8 (4.35%) Selenium
4 6 (3.26%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.63%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.09%) Ant
8 2 (1.09%) Grunt
8 2 (1.09%) JMeter
8 2 (1.09%) Maven
8 2 (1.09%) MSTest
8 2 (1.09%) NUnit
8 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.54%) Hudson
9 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 43 (23.37%) Finance
2 22 (11.96%) Banking
3 6 (3.26%) Law
4 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.17%) Legal
6 3 (1.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (54.35%) Developer
2 55 (29.89%) .NET Developer
3 49 (26.63%) Analyst
4 27 (14.67%) C# Developer
5 24 (13.04%) Applications Support
6 23 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 18 (9.78%) Applications Support Analyst
8 18 (9.78%) Support Analyst
9 14 (7.61%) SQL Developer
10 12 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (5.98%) DBA
11 11 (5.98%) SQL DBA
11 11 (5.98%) Support Engineer
12 10 (5.43%) Banking Analyst
12 10 (5.43%) Server Support
12 10 (5.43%) Test Analyst
13 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (44.57%) .NET
2 50 (27.17%) ASP.NET
3 40 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (20.65%) .NET Framework
5 37 (20.11%) WCF
6 32 (17.39%) Entity Framework
6 32 (17.39%) RESTful
7 31 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 28 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (12.50%) HTML
10 21 (11.41%) CSS
11 16 (8.70%) Web Services
12 12 (6.52%) HTML5
13 7 (3.80%) jQuery
13 7 (3.80%) XML
14 5 (2.72%) Hibernate
14 5 (2.72%) JSON
14 5 (2.72%) Spring
15 4 (2.17%) Java SE
15 4 (2.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.24%) Replication
3 12 (6.52%) Credit Risk
3 12 (6.52%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.52%) SWIFT
4 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.35%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.26%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.72%) Clustering
7 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.09%) AS400
9 2 (1.09%) User Experience
10 1 (0.54%) APACS
10 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.54%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.54%) Life Science
10 1 (0.54%) NHS
10 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.74%) Windows
2 23 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.80%) Android
4 7 (3.80%) Linux
5 6 (3.26%) Unix
5 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.78%) MVC
2 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (16.85%) Web Application Development
5 29 (15.76%) TDD
6 28 (15.22%) BDD
6 28 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (14.67%) Project Management
8 23 (12.50%) ITIL
9 22 (11.96%) Time Management
10 19 (10.33%) Wealth Management
11 14 (7.61%) Data Analysis
12 12 (6.52%) Change Management
13 11 (5.98%) High Availability
13 11 (5.98%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (5.43%) Manual Testing
14 10 (5.43%) Unit Testing
15 9 (4.89%) ITIL V3
15 9 (4.89%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (49.46%) SQL
2 81 (44.02%) C#
3 38 (20.65%) T-SQL
4 28 (15.22%) Ruby
5 15 (8.15%) Java
5 15 (8.15%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 13 (7.07%) VB
8 12 (6.52%) VB6
9 11 (5.98%) C
10 8 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.09%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.09%) LINC
12 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (17.39%) Degree
2 12 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.80%) MCSE
6 6 (3.26%) CCDP
6 6 (3.26%) CCNA
6 6 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.26%) MCP
7 2 (1.09%) ISEB
8 1 (0.54%) MCSA
8 1 (0.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.78%) SLA
2 15 (8.15%) QA
3 8 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.26%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) HDFS
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
4 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.54%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 57 (30.98%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.67%) Oracle
3 12 (6.52%) Bloomberg
3 12 (6.52%) Reuters
4 5 (2.72%) OpenText
5 4 (2.17%) Avaya
5 4 (2.17%) Cisco
5 4 (2.17%) EPiServer
5 4 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.17%) Telerik
6 3 (1.63%) Cognos
6 3 (1.63%) Google
6 3 (1.63%) IBM
6 3 (1.63%) SimCorp
6 3 (1.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.09%) Citrix
7 2 (1.09%) Nintex
7 2 (1.09%) Unisys
8 1 (0.54%) PayPal
8 1 (0.54%) Tableau
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + + Bens
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 16 days ago
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Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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NDA Foundation
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum negotiable subject to experience
Posted: 25 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Many Additional Company Benefits
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