The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 149 149 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.98% 29.74% 22.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.98% 49.01% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 141 120 128
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
426 304 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 62.83% 60.68% 58.42%
Number of salaries quoted 390 266 338
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 132 £36,000 +2.85% 29
Wirral -2 6 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Birkenhead -8 3 £30,000 +9.09% 2
St Helens +4 2 £28,500 +26.66% 2
Southport -3 2 £30,250 +10.00%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 144 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 124 (41.75%) .NET
3 97 (32.66%) HTML
4 85 (28.62%) C#
5 83 (27.95%) JavaScript
6 80 (26.94%) MVC
7 76 (25.59%) ASP.NET
8 72 (24.24%) CSS
9 71 (23.91%) Microsoft
10 68 (22.90%) Windows
11 67 (22.56%) Web Services
12 66 (22.22%) Java
13 65 (21.89%) MySQL
14 64 (21.55%) XML
15 63 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
16 61 (20.54%) Oracle
16 61 (20.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 52 (17.51%) Linux
18 50 (16.84%) Finance
19 48 (16.16%) SOAP
20 45 (15.15%) T-SQL
20 45 (15.15%) Degree
21 44 (14.81%) UNIX
22 43 (14.48%) jQuery
23 42 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
24 39 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
25 38 (12.79%) CRM
25 38 (12.79%) Visual Studio
26 37 (12.46%) PHP
27 36 (12.12%) ITIL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 18 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.05%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.05%) Apache
3 10 (3.37%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.37%) Liferay
4 9 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
5 8 (2.69%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.69%) IIS
5 8 (2.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (2.69%) WebLogic Integration
5 8 (2.69%) CMS
5 8 (2.69%) WebSphere Process Server
5 8 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (2.69%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.02%) Node.js
6 6 (2.02%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.35%) Jetty
7 4 (1.35%) DNN
7 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.05%) MS Office
3 10 (3.37%) FastStats
4 2 (0.67%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) DOC1
5 1 (0.34%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (2.69%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.67%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.34%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.34%) Exstream
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.03%) VPN
2 9 (3.03%) Intranet
3 8 (2.69%) Internet
3 8 (2.69%) VLAN
3 8 (2.69%) WAN
4 5 (1.68%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (1.01%) HTTP
5 3 (1.01%) LAN
5 3 (1.01%) VoIP
6 2 (0.67%) DHCP
6 2 (0.67%) DNS
6 2 (0.67%) Firewall
6 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) GPRS
7 1 (0.34%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 65 (21.89%) MySQL
3 61 (20.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (10.77%) Oracle Database
6 28 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (8.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 25 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
10 20 (6.73%) Relational Database
11 17 (5.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (5.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (4.71%) RDBMS
13 14 (4.71%) DB2
14 10 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (3.03%) Pentaho
16 8 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (2.69%) Informix
16 8 (2.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 38 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.41%) Subversion
3 13 (4.38%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.36%) PhoneGap
4 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (2.02%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.02%) JUnit
5 6 (2.02%) Maven
5 6 (2.02%) NUnit
6 5 (1.68%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.35%) Firebug
7 4 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (1.35%) Moq
8 2 (0.67%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.34%) Selenium
9 1 (0.34%) MorphX
General
1 50 (16.84%) Finance
2 15 (5.05%) Retail
3 8 (2.69%) Multimedia
4 7 (2.36%) Banking
4 7 (2.36%) Legal
5 6 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.68%) Marketing
7 4 (1.35%) Billing
8 3 (1.01%) Law
9 2 (0.67%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 185 (62.29%) Developer
2 39 (13.13%) Analyst
3 34 (11.45%) Java Developer
3 34 (11.45%) .NET Developer
4 29 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 26 (8.75%) Web Developer
6 25 (8.42%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 22 (7.41%) Applications Support
9 21 (7.07%) Support Engineer
10 20 (6.73%) SQL Developer
10 20 (6.73%) Junior
11 17 (5.72%) Applications Support Engineer
12 14 (4.71%) PHP Developer
12 14 (4.71%) VB6 Developer
12 14 (4.71%) DBA
12 14 (4.71%) VB Developer
13 11 (3.70%) Support Analyst
13 11 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (41.75%) .NET
2 97 (32.66%) HTML
3 76 (25.59%) ASP.NET
4 72 (24.24%) CSS
5 67 (22.56%) Web Services
6 64 (21.55%) XML
7 48 (16.16%) SOAP
8 43 (14.48%) jQuery
9 42 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (10.10%) .NET Framework
10 30 (10.10%) WCF
11 26 (8.75%) JSON
12 25 (8.42%) J2EE
13 23 (7.74%) Middleware
14 22 (7.41%) RESTful
15 21 (7.07%) HTML5
16 20 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (6.73%) Ajax
17 19 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 17 (5.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (6.73%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.38%) Clustering
5 12 (4.04%) Replication
6 9 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (2.69%) DataPower
7 8 (2.69%) W3C
8 5 (1.68%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.68%) iPhone
8 5 (1.68%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.35%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.01%) iPad
10 3 (1.01%) Open Source
11 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.67%) CMDB
12 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.90%) Windows
2 52 (17.51%) Linux
3 44 (14.81%) UNIX
4 30 (10.10%) Android
5 16 (5.39%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.94%) MVC
2 63 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (12.79%) CRM
5 36 (12.12%) ITIL
5 36 (12.12%) OO
6 34 (11.45%) TDD
7 33 (11.11%) SOA
8 25 (8.42%) Scrum
9 24 (8.08%) Software Engineering
10 20 (6.73%) Change Management
11 19 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (6.40%) UML
11 19 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (5.39%) ETL
13 15 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.05%) Problem Management
14 14 (4.71%) Unit Testing
14 14 (4.71%) EAI
14 14 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (28.62%) C#
2 83 (27.95%) JavaScript
3 66 (22.22%) Java
4 45 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 37 (12.46%) PHP
6 30 (10.10%) VB.NET
7 28 (9.43%) PL/SQL
8 23 (7.74%) VB
9 20 (6.73%) Shell Script
10 19 (6.40%) VB6
11 14 (4.71%) C
12 8 (2.69%) Perl
12 8 (2.69%) Ruby
12 8 (2.69%) PHP5
13 7 (2.36%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.36%) VBA
13 7 (2.36%) Python
13 7 (2.36%) Uniface
14 4 (1.35%) VBScript
15 3 (1.01%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 45 (15.15%) Degree
2 5 (1.68%) ISEB
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.67%) MCITP
4 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.71%) QA
2 8 (2.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (3.03%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (1.01%) Legato
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) OpenView
4 1 (0.34%) OVSD
4 1 (0.34%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 61 (20.54%) Oracle
3 27 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 15 (5.05%) Apple
5 12 (4.04%) TIBCO
6 11 (3.70%) Zend
7 9 (3.03%) HP
8 8 (2.69%) JBoss
8 8 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.69%) IBM
8 8 (2.69%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.69%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.69%) Kony
9 6 (2.02%) Alterian
10 5 (1.68%) Cisco
11 4 (1.35%) VMware
11 4 (1.35%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.35%) ATG
12 3 (1.01%) TOWER Software
12 3 (1.01%) Sitecore
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Inc Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
Blue Personnel
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + standby allowance + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago