The table below looks at the statistics for SQL 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 over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 111 139 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.79% 21.92% 31.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.21% 32.94% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 100 128 131
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
263 422 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.00% 66.56% 61.87%
Number of salaries quoted 216 382 276
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Merseyside region.

SQL Salary Trend in Merseyside

SQL
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SQL
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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 96 £35,000 -2.77% 24
Prescot - 4 £27,250 - 1
St Helens 0 2 £31,750 +11.40%
Wirral -4 2 £22,000 -39.72% 3
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing SQL 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.

1 117 (50.87%) SQL Server
2 108 (46.96%) .NET
3 87 (37.83%) C#
4 77 (33.48%) ASP.NET
5 76 (33.04%) Microsoft
6 72 (31.30%) JavaScript
7 65 (28.26%) HTML
8 62 (26.96%) CSS
9 57 (24.78%) .NET Framework
10 53 (23.04%) MVC
11 52 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (20.87%) T-SQL
13 47 (20.43%) Windows
14 41 (17.83%) Finance
15 38 (16.52%) IIS
16 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
18 30 (13.04%) QA
19 26 (11.30%) MS Excel
20 25 (10.87%) Oracle
20 25 (10.87%) Relational Database
21 24 (10.43%) SharePoint
21 24 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 23 (10.00%) Visual Studio
22 23 (10.00%) WCF
23 22 (9.57%) VB.NET
23 22 (9.57%) OO
23 22 (9.57%) ISEB
24 21 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
25 20 (8.70%) ISTQB

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing SQL 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (16.52%) IIS
2 24 (10.43%) SharePoint
3 19 (8.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (5.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.17%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.30%) Node.js
9 2 (0.87%) Apache
9 2 (0.87%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Exstream Dialogue
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 26 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.35%) Oracle AGIS
2 10 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (2.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 5 (2.17%) Tridion
4 3 (1.30%) Exstream
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.43%) Agresso
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.22%) Office 365
2 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.04%) HTTP
2 6 (2.61%) FTP
3 5 (2.17%) SAN
4 4 (1.74%) DNS
4 4 (1.74%) DHCP
5 2 (0.87%) WAN
5 2 (0.87%) LAN
5 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.87%) Internet
6 1 (0.43%) NAS
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (50.87%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 24 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.91%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (3.48%) MySQL
11 7 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.61%) MongoDB
12 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (2.17%) Spotfire
13 5 (2.17%) QlikView
14 4 (1.74%) VLDB
14 4 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.78%) Firebug
3 11 (4.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.30%) Selenium
5 3 (1.30%) MSTest
6 2 (0.87%) Moq
6 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.87%) NUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.43%) FogBugz
General
1 41 (17.83%) Finance
2 13 (5.65%) Law
3 10 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.17%) Back Office
5 4 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (46.52%) Developer
2 66 (28.70%) Analyst
3 44 (19.13%) .NET Developer
4 30 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 24 (10.43%) Test Analyst
6 22 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (9.13%) DBA
8 19 (8.26%) Systems Analyst
9 18 (7.83%) Administrator
9 18 (7.83%) SQL DBA
10 16 (6.96%) Software Developer
10 16 (6.96%) .NET Web Developer
11 15 (6.52%) Support Analyst
12 14 (6.09%) Systems Support
12 14 (6.09%) Systems Support Analyst
12 14 (6.09%) Data Analyst
13 13 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (4.78%) Applications Support
14 11 (4.78%) SharePoint Developer
15 10 (4.35%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (46.96%) .NET
2 77 (33.48%) ASP.NET
3 65 (28.26%) HTML
4 62 (26.96%) CSS
5 57 (24.78%) .NET Framework
6 23 (10.00%) WCF
7 21 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (8.26%) HTML5
8 19 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (7.39%) CSS3
10 15 (6.52%) Web Services
11 14 (6.09%) Ajax
12 13 (5.65%) jQuery
12 13 (5.65%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.91%) SOAP
14 7 (3.04%) XML
15 6 (2.61%) XHTML
15 6 (2.61%) REST
16 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 4 (1.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.39%) Replication
2 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.48%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.61%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.61%) W3C
7 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.30%) Clustering
8 3 (1.30%) Open Source
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
9 2 (0.87%) IVR
10 1 (0.43%) Tandem
10 1 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.43%) Windows
2 19 (8.26%) Linux
3 11 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.35%) UNIX
5 7 (3.04%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) Android
8 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.04%) MVC
2 52 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (9.57%) OO
4 20 (8.70%) ITIL
5 17 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (5.65%) ETL
7 12 (5.22%) Software Engineering
7 12 (5.22%) CRM
8 11 (4.78%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (4.78%) Line Management
9 10 (4.35%) CRUD
9 10 (4.35%) B2B
9 10 (4.35%) Validation
9 10 (4.35%) Unit Testing
9 10 (4.35%) Time Management
9 10 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (3.91%) Test Management
10 9 (3.91%) TDD
10 9 (3.91%) SOA
11 8 (3.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 87 (37.83%) C#
2 72 (31.30%) JavaScript
3 48 (20.87%) T-SQL
4 22 (9.57%) VB.NET
5 12 (5.22%) Java
6 9 (3.91%) C++
6 9 (3.91%) VB
7 8 (3.48%) PHP
7 8 (3.48%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.04%) C
8 7 (3.04%) F#
9 5 (2.17%) Python
10 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.30%) VBA
12 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.43%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.43%) VB6
12 1 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.57%) ISEB
3 20 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.22%) MCTS
5 11 (4.78%) MCP
5 11 (4.78%) MCAD
5 11 (4.78%) MCSD
6 10 (4.35%) ACCA
6 10 (4.35%) CIMA
6 10 (4.35%) Degree
7 5 (2.17%) MCITP
7 5 (2.17%) MCSE
8 4 (1.74%) CCNA
8 4 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.74%) CCA
8 4 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.87%) HNC
10 1 (0.43%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.04%) QA
2 19 (8.26%) SLA
3 5 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.74%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.74%) vSphere
3 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.87%) Oracle
3 11 (4.78%) Business Objects
4 8 (3.48%) HP
5 5 (2.17%) VMware
5 5 (2.17%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.74%) Remedy
6 4 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.30%) Cognos
7 3 (1.30%) Tableau
7 3 (1.30%) Teradata
8 2 (0.87%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.87%) Citrix
9 1 (0.43%) Sage
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) IBM
9 1 (0.43%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) Twitter
Liverpool, Merseyside
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35500 per annum + 20% pension, 35+ holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum 25 days holiday, Pension, health
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
JB Leitch
Salary: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Crowder Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Prescot
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Wirral
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £85.00 - £94.00 per day + pool car
Posted: 25 days ago