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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 106 138 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.63% 21.20% 26.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.90% 35.94% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 91 132 100
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
253 384 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.63% 58.99% 58.48%
Number of salaries quoted 203 356 231
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -1 87 £35,000 - 23
St Helens 0 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Prescot - 4 £27,250 -
Wirral -2 2 £22,000 -46.01% 3
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 111 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 95 (41.67%) .NET
3 82 (35.96%) Microsoft
4 73 (32.02%) C#
5 63 (27.63%) ASP.NET
6 58 (25.44%) JavaScript
7 55 (24.12%) T-SQL
8 53 (23.25%) HTML
9 50 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (21.49%) Finance
10 49 (21.49%) .NET Framework
11 47 (20.61%) CSS
12 46 (20.18%) Windows
13 45 (19.74%) MVC
14 36 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 32 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 31 (13.60%) MS Excel
17 30 (13.16%) Oracle
17 30 (13.16%) ISEB
17 30 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (12.72%) IIS
18 29 (12.72%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (12.28%) ISTQB
20 26 (11.40%) Replication
20 26 (11.40%) ITIL
21 25 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (10.96%) QA
21 25 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
22 23 (10.09%) SharePoint
22 23 (10.09%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (12.72%) IIS
2 23 (10.09%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (5.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.32%) Node.js
7 3 (1.32%) CMS
8 2 (0.88%) Apache
8 2 (0.88%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.44%) Exstream Dialogue
9 1 (0.44%) SAS
9 1 (0.44%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 31 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle AGIS
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (1.32%) Exstream
5 2 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.88%) Tridion
5 2 (0.88%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.44%) Agresso
6 1 (0.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.26%) Office 365
2 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.07%) HTTP
2 6 (2.63%) FTP
3 5 (2.19%) SAN
4 4 (1.75%) DNS
4 4 (1.75%) LAN
4 4 (1.75%) WAN
4 4 (1.75%) DHCP
5 2 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.44%) NAS
6 1 (0.44%) Skype
6 1 (0.44%) VoIP
6 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (12.72%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (7.46%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (6.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (3.51%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.51%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.19%) MySQL
13 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.75%) Spotfire
14 4 (1.75%) QlikView
14 4 (1.75%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.19%) Firebug
3 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.19%) MSTest
4 4 (1.75%) Moq
4 4 (1.75%) NUnit
5 2 (0.88%) Selenium
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.44%) FogBugz
General
1 49 (21.49%) Finance
2 9 (3.95%) Law
3 6 (2.63%) Back Office
3 6 (2.63%) Retail
4 4 (1.75%) Electronics
4 4 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Publishing
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (42.98%) Developer
2 72 (31.58%) Analyst
3 35 (15.35%) .NET Developer
4 34 (14.91%) Test Analyst
5 26 (11.40%) DBA
6 25 (10.96%) Web Developer
7 20 (8.77%) Systems Analyst
7 20 (8.77%) Administrator
7 20 (8.77%) SQL DBA
8 19 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (6.58%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.14%) Systems Support
10 14 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (6.14%) Systems Support Analyst
11 13 (5.70%) Applications Support
12 11 (4.82%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.82%) .NET Web Developer
12 11 (4.82%) SharePoint Developer
13 10 (4.39%) Oracle Analyst
13 10 (4.39%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (41.67%) .NET
2 63 (27.63%) ASP.NET
3 53 (23.25%) HTML
4 49 (21.49%) .NET Framework
5 47 (20.61%) CSS
6 17 (7.46%) HTML5
7 16 (7.02%) WCF
8 15 (6.58%) CSS3
8 15 (6.58%) AngularJS
8 15 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (6.14%) jQuery
10 13 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (5.70%) Ajax
11 11 (4.82%) Web Services
12 8 (3.51%) XML
12 8 (3.51%) SOAP
13 6 (2.63%) XHTML
13 6 (2.63%) REST
14 4 (1.75%) Ninject
14 4 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.40%) Replication
2 15 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.51%) Clustering
4 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.63%) W3C
6 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.75%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.75%) IVR
7 4 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.88%) Open Source
9 2 (0.88%) NHS
9 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.18%) Windows
2 16 (7.02%) Linux
3 13 (5.70%) UNIX
4 9 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) Android
8 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.74%) MVC
3 26 (11.40%) ITIL
4 25 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (10.09%) OO
6 21 (9.21%) ETL
7 15 (6.58%) Test Scripting
8 14 (6.14%) Validation
9 13 (5.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (5.26%) CRM
10 12 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 11 (4.82%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.82%) Test Management
11 11 (4.82%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (4.82%) Test Planning
12 10 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (3.95%) SOA
13 9 (3.95%) TDD
14 8 (3.51%) Service Management
14 8 (3.51%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 73 (32.02%) C#
2 58 (25.44%) JavaScript
3 55 (24.12%) T-SQL
4 20 (8.77%) VB.NET
5 15 (6.58%) Java
6 9 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.51%) VB
8 7 (3.07%) F#
9 6 (2.63%) C
10 5 (2.19%) C++
10 5 (2.19%) Python
11 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.75%) VBA
11 4 (1.75%) PHP
12 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.44%) VB6
13 1 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.16%) ISEB
3 28 (12.28%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.14%) MCTS
5 11 (4.82%) MCP
5 11 (4.82%) MCAD
5 11 (4.82%) MCSD
6 10 (4.39%) ACCA
6 10 (4.39%) CIMA
6 10 (4.39%) Degree
7 8 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (3.07%) MCITP
9 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.75%) MCSE
9 4 (1.75%) CCNA
9 4 (1.75%) CCA
9 4 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.32%) OCP
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.96%) QA
2 19 (8.33%) SLA
3 5 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.75%) vSphere
3 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.32%) Nagios
3 3 (1.32%) OVSD
3 3 (1.32%) OpenView
3 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.16%) Oracle
3 11 (4.82%) Business Objects
3 11 (4.82%) HP
4 10 (4.39%) VMware
5 4 (1.75%) Citrix
5 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.75%) Cognos
5 4 (1.75%) Remedy
6 3 (1.32%) Teradata
6 3 (1.32%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.88%) Tableau
7 2 (0.88%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.88%) Google
7 2 (0.88%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.44%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.44%) PayPal
8 1 (0.44%) Twitter
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco
8 1 (0.44%) IBM
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Merseyside
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, North West
Liverpool John Moore University
Salary: £31,342 - £37,394
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Manchester, Greater Manchester,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Walton Centre
Salary: From £21,478 to £27,901 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35500 per annum + 20% pension, 35+ holidays
Posted: 11 days ago
Merseyside
Real Staffing
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + competitive flexible benefits
Posted: 11 days ago