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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 102 152 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.08% 22.96% 20.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.96% 41.64% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 88 134 100
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
249 365 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.02% 55.14% 64.11%
Number of salaries quoted 204 330 310
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 0 84 £36,000 +2.85% 24
St Helens +3 7 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Southport -4 4 £40,000 +32.23% 1
Birkenhead +4 2 £35,500 +9.23%
Wirral -2 1 £37,500 +7.14%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 104 (48.37%) SQL Server
2 86 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 86 (40.00%) .NET
3 67 (31.16%) C#
4 54 (25.12%) JavaScript
5 49 (22.79%) T-SQL
6 48 (22.33%) ASP.NET
6 48 (22.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (20.93%) HTML
8 43 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (18.60%) Windows
10 38 (17.67%) Finance
11 36 (16.74%) CSS
12 32 (14.88%) MS Excel
12 32 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (14.88%) MVC
12 32 (14.88%) .NET Framework
13 30 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (13.95%) ISEB
14 28 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (12.56%) ISTQB
16 26 (12.09%) ITIL
17 23 (10.70%) SharePoint
17 23 (10.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (10.23%) ETL
18 22 (10.23%) IIS
19 21 (9.77%) Oracle
19 21 (9.77%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 22 (10.23%) IIS
3 15 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.86%) ArcGIS
7 4 (1.86%) CMS
7 4 (1.86%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.47%) SAS
8 1 (0.47%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.47%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.47%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.33%) Exstream
3 4 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.40%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.40%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.93%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.47%) Agresso
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.65%) Office 365
2 9 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) DNS
2 6 (2.79%) SAN
2 6 (2.79%) FTP
3 5 (2.33%) DHCP
4 4 (1.86%) WAN
4 4 (1.86%) LAN
5 3 (1.40%) HTTP
6 2 (0.93%) SMS
6 2 (0.93%) Internet
7 1 (0.47%) Firewall
7 1 (0.47%) Network Security
7 1 (0.47%) NAS
7 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.47%) VoIP
7 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (48.37%) SQL Server
2 48 (22.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (10.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (9.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (6.51%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.65%) MongoDB
9 10 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (3.72%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (3.72%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.86%) VLDB
13 4 (1.86%) OLAP
13 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.40%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.33%) MSTest
3 4 (1.86%) Moq
3 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.86%) NUnit
4 3 (1.40%) Subversion
4 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.93%) Servoy
5 2 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.47%) RSpec
General
1 38 (17.67%) Finance
2 9 (4.19%) Electronics
3 6 (2.79%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.79%) Back Office
4 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.86%) Advertising
5 4 (1.86%) Legal
5 4 (1.86%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Publishing
6 2 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (42.33%) Developer
2 63 (29.30%) Analyst
3 34 (15.81%) Test Analyst
4 27 (12.56%) DBA
4 27 (12.56%) .NET Developer
5 23 (10.70%) SQL DBA
6 17 (7.91%) Administrator
7 15 (6.98%) SQL Developer
8 14 (6.51%) Applications Support
9 12 (5.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (5.58%) Database Developer
10 11 (5.12%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (4.65%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.65%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.19%) Data Analyst
12 9 (4.19%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.19%) Tester
12 9 (4.19%) SharePoint Developer
12 9 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (40.00%) .NET
2 48 (22.33%) ASP.NET
3 45 (20.93%) HTML
4 36 (16.74%) CSS
5 32 (14.88%) .NET Framework
6 16 (7.44%) jQuery
7 13 (6.05%) Ajax
7 13 (6.05%) AngularJS
8 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (4.65%) HTML5
9 10 (4.65%) WCF
10 9 (4.19%) Web Services
11 8 (3.72%) XML
11 8 (3.72%) CSS3
12 7 (3.26%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.79%) VXML
13 6 (2.79%) SOAP
14 4 (1.86%) J2EE
14 4 (1.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Replication
2 18 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.58%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.79%) Clustering
5 6 (2.79%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.79%) IVR
6 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.86%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.86%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.86%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.86%) DTV
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.93%) W3C
9 2 (0.93%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.47%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.60%) Windows
2 11 (5.12%) Linux
2 11 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (4.65%) UNIX
4 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.86%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.93%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.88%) MVC
3 30 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (12.09%) ITIL
5 22 (10.23%) ETL
6 21 (9.77%) OO
7 16 (7.44%) Test Scripting
8 13 (6.05%) Unit Testing
9 12 (5.58%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.58%) Validation
10 11 (5.12%) CRM
10 11 (5.12%) Test Management
10 11 (5.12%) Test Planning
11 10 (4.65%) TDD
12 9 (4.19%) OOD
12 9 (4.19%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (4.19%) SDLC
13 8 (3.72%) Service Management
14 7 (3.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.16%) C#
2 54 (25.12%) JavaScript
3 49 (22.79%) T-SQL
4 17 (7.91%) VB.NET
5 14 (6.51%) Java
6 13 (6.05%) VB
7 7 (3.26%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.26%) C
8 6 (2.79%) C++
8 6 (2.79%) ANSI SQL
9 5 (2.33%) VBA
9 5 (2.33%) Python
9 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.86%) F#
11 3 (1.40%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) X++
12 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.47%) ABAP
12 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (13.95%) ISEB
2 28 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (12.56%) ISTQB
4 16 (7.44%) Degree
5 14 (6.51%) MCTS
6 9 (4.19%) MCITP
6 9 (4.19%) MCP
6 9 (4.19%) MCAD
6 9 (4.19%) MCSD
7 7 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.86%) CCA
8 4 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.86%) MCSE
8 4 (1.86%) CCNA
9 3 (1.40%) OCP
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.77%) QA
2 7 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.86%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.86%) vSphere
3 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.40%) Nagios
3 3 (1.40%) OVSD
3 3 (1.40%) Puppet
3 3 (1.40%) OpenView
3 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.77%) Oracle
3 14 (6.51%) HP
4 11 (5.12%) VMware
5 10 (4.65%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.79%) SAP
7 5 (2.33%) Teradata
8 4 (1.86%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.86%) Cognos
8 4 (1.86%) Citrix
8 4 (1.86%) Remedy
9 3 (1.40%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.93%) Google
10 2 (0.93%) Tableau
10 2 (0.93%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.47%) PayPal
11 1 (0.47%) Twitter
11 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.47%) Veeam
11 1 (0.47%) 3PAR
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits and Parking!
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
set2recruit
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + negotiable + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits!
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 13 days ago
Wallasey, Merseyside
Auger
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
St. Helens
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago