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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 103 141 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.46% 22.31% 25.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.87% 39.17% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 86 135 94
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,139
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
246 360 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.25% 56.96% 61.86%
Number of salaries quoted 199 340 242
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 26 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 26 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 85 £36,000 +2.85% 18
St Helens 0 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Birkenhead +2 2 £35,500 -0.69% 2
Prescot - 2 £32,500 -
Southport +4 1 £40,000 +32.23% 1
Wirral -2 1 £22,500 -45.78% 4
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 106 (47.32%) SQL Server
2 92 (41.07%) .NET
3 84 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 71 (31.70%) C#
5 56 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 54 (24.11%) T-SQL
7 53 (23.66%) JavaScript
8 49 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (21.43%) Finance
9 48 (21.43%) HTML
10 45 (20.09%) Windows
11 43 (19.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 43 (19.20%) .NET Framework
12 42 (18.75%) CSS
13 40 (17.86%) MVC
14 38 (16.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 31 (13.84%) ISEB
17 30 (13.39%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (12.95%) ISTQB
19 26 (11.61%) ITIL
19 26 (11.61%) Oracle
19 26 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
20 25 (11.16%) IIS
20 25 (11.16%) Replication
21 24 (10.71%) SharePoint
21 24 (10.71%) OO
22 23 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
23 22 (9.82%) QA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 25 (11.16%) IIS
2 24 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.79%) CMS
7 3 (1.34%) Node.js
8 2 (0.89%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.45%) Exstream Dialogue
9 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 32 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle AGIS
4 5 (2.23%) Exstream
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (1.34%) Cognos Controller
6 3 (1.34%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.89%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.45%) Tridion
8 1 (0.45%) Agresso
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.36%) Office 365
2 11 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.13%) HTTP
2 6 (2.68%) FTP
3 5 (2.23%) SAN
3 5 (2.23%) DNS
4 4 (1.79%) LAN
4 4 (1.79%) WAN
4 4 (1.79%) DHCP
5 2 (0.89%) Internet
6 1 (0.45%) NAS
6 1 (0.45%) Skype
6 1 (0.45%) SMS
6 1 (0.45%) VoIP
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (47.32%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (16.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (13.39%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (8.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (8.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (8.04%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (4.46%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (4.02%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (3.13%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.79%) VLDB
13 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.34%) Cognos Report Studio
14 3 (1.34%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 3 (1.34%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.23%) MSTest
4 4 (1.79%) Moq
4 4 (1.79%) NUnit
5 3 (1.34%) Selenium
6 2 (0.89%) Firebug
6 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.45%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 48 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (2.68%) Back Office
2 6 (2.68%) Electronics
3 5 (2.23%) Law
4 3 (1.34%) Legal
4 3 (1.34%) Advertising
4 3 (1.34%) Retail
5 2 (0.89%) Publishing
5 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (41.07%) Developer
2 75 (33.48%) Analyst
3 35 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 32 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 28 (12.50%) DBA
6 23 (10.27%) SQL DBA
7 21 (9.38%) Administrator
8 20 (8.93%) Web Developer
9 19 (8.48%) Systems Analyst
10 16 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (6.70%) Support Analyst
12 14 (6.25%) Applications Support
12 14 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (5.36%) Systems Support Analyst
13 12 (5.36%) Systems Support
14 11 (4.91%) Data Analyst
14 11 (4.91%) SharePoint Developer
15 9 (4.02%) Database Developer
15 9 (4.02%) SQL Developer
15 9 (4.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (41.07%) .NET
2 56 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 48 (21.43%) HTML
4 43 (19.20%) .NET Framework
5 42 (18.75%) CSS
6 14 (6.25%) jQuery
6 14 (6.25%) HTML5
7 13 (5.80%) AngularJS
7 13 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (5.80%) WCF
8 12 (5.36%) CSS3
8 12 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (4.91%) Ajax
10 10 (4.46%) Web Services
11 9 (4.02%) XML
12 7 (3.13%) SOAP
13 6 (2.68%) XHTML
13 6 (2.68%) Semantic HTML
13 6 (2.68%) REST
14 5 (2.23%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.16%) Replication
2 14 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 14 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.36%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.13%) Clustering
5 6 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.68%) W3C
6 5 (2.23%) IVR
6 5 (2.23%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.89%) NHS
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.45%) DTV
9 1 (0.45%) Tandem
9 1 (0.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.09%) Windows
2 12 (5.36%) Linux
3 11 (4.91%) UNIX
4 10 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.89%) Android
9 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.86%) MVC
3 26 (11.61%) ITIL
3 26 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (10.71%) OO
5 20 (8.93%) ETL
6 15 (6.70%) Validation
6 15 (6.70%) Test Scripting
7 13 (5.80%) CRM
8 12 (5.36%) Unit Testing
8 12 (5.36%) Software Engineering
9 11 (4.91%) Test Management
9 11 (4.91%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (4.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (4.91%) Test Planning
10 10 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.57%) SDLC
11 8 (3.57%) Service Management
12 7 (3.13%) OOD
12 7 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 71 (31.70%) C#
2 54 (24.11%) T-SQL
3 53 (23.66%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.93%) VB.NET
5 13 (5.80%) Java
6 10 (4.46%) VB
7 7 (3.13%) C
7 7 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.68%) C++
9 5 (2.23%) F#
9 5 (2.23%) VBA
9 5 (2.23%) Python
10 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) VB6
11 1 (0.45%) X++
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (13.84%) ISEB
3 29 (12.95%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.70%) MCTS
5 14 (6.25%) Degree
6 11 (4.91%) MCP
6 11 (4.91%) MCAD
6 11 (4.91%) MCSD
7 8 (3.57%) MCITP
7 8 (3.57%) ACCA
7 8 (3.57%) CIMA
7 8 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.79%) MCSE
8 4 (1.79%) CCNA
8 4 (1.79%) CCA
8 4 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.34%) OCP
9 3 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.82%) QA
2 17 (7.59%) SLA
3 4 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.79%) vSphere
3 3 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.34%) Nagios
3 3 (1.34%) OVSD
3 3 (1.34%) OpenView
3 3 (1.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.61%) Oracle
3 13 (5.80%) HP
4 10 (4.46%) VMware
5 8 (3.57%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.23%) Cognos
7 4 (1.79%) Citrix
7 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.79%) Remedy
8 3 (1.34%) Teradata
8 3 (1.34%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.89%) Tableau
9 2 (0.89%) Google
9 2 (0.89%) SAP
9 2 (0.89%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.45%) PayPal
10 1 (0.45%) Sage
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco
10 1 (0.45%) Actuate
10 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
Wirral, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport
People Source
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 11 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + 45 days hol
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birkenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Wirral
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago