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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 99 145 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.88% 22.27% 21.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.24% 40.17% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87 124 116
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
246 361 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.40% 55.45% 62.21%
Number of salaries quoted 201 320 339
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
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 27 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 27 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 -1 78 £37,000 +8.82% 20
Southport - 4 £40,000 - 1
Birkenhead +6 3 £35,500 +9.23% 2
Wirral +1 3 £37,500 +7.14% 2
St Helens 0 1 - - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 94 (46.08%) SQL Server
2 77 (37.75%) Microsoft
2 77 (37.75%) .NET
3 57 (27.94%) C#
4 51 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (23.04%) JavaScript
6 46 (22.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 43 (21.08%) HTML
7 43 (21.08%) T-SQL
8 41 (20.10%) ASP.NET
9 37 (18.14%) MS Excel
10 36 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (17.65%) Finance
11 33 (16.18%) CSS
12 32 (15.69%) Windows
12 32 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (14.22%) ISEB
14 27 (13.24%) MVC
15 24 (11.76%) Oracle
15 24 (11.76%) ISTQB
15 24 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (11.27%) .NET Framework
16 23 (11.27%) ETL
17 21 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (9.80%) MS Office
18 20 (9.80%) Replication
19 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 18 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.84%) IIS
3 9 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.96%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.96%) CMS
6 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.47%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.49%) SAS
9 1 (0.49%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 37 (18.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.96%) Exstream
2 4 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.47%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.47%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.98%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.49%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) Office 365
2 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) DNS
2 5 (2.45%) WAN
2 5 (2.45%) DHCP
2 5 (2.45%) FTP
2 5 (2.45%) SAN
3 4 (1.96%) LAN
4 3 (1.47%) SMS
4 3 (1.47%) Internet
5 2 (0.98%) Firewall
5 2 (0.98%) Network Security
5 2 (0.98%) NAS
5 2 (0.98%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) PABX
6 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless
6 1 (0.49%) VLAN
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
6 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (46.08%) SQL Server
2 51 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (22.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.41%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.94%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.96%) OLAP
12 4 (1.96%) Pentaho
13 3 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.45%) Subversion
2 5 (2.45%) MSTest
3 4 (1.96%) Moq
3 4 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.96%) NUnit
3 4 (1.96%) Selenium
4 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.98%) RSpec
5 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.98%) Servoy
6 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.49%) SilkTest
6 1 (0.49%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (17.65%) Finance
2 9 (4.41%) Electronics
3 7 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.94%) Back Office
5 4 (1.96%) Legal
5 4 (1.96%) Marketing
6 3 (1.47%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Publishing
7 2 (0.98%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (45.10%) Developer
2 54 (26.47%) Analyst
3 28 (13.73%) Test Analyst
4 26 (12.75%) DBA
5 22 (10.78%) .NET Developer
5 22 (10.78%) SQL DBA
6 17 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 17 (8.33%) Administrator
7 13 (6.37%) Applications Support
7 13 (6.37%) Database Developer
7 13 (6.37%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (3.92%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (3.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (2.94%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (37.75%) .NET
2 43 (21.08%) HTML
3 41 (20.10%) ASP.NET
4 33 (16.18%) CSS
5 23 (11.27%) .NET Framework
6 17 (8.33%) jQuery
7 13 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 12 (5.88%) Ajax
9 9 (4.41%) Web Services
9 9 (4.41%) HTML5
10 8 (3.92%) WCF
10 8 (3.92%) XML
11 7 (3.43%) VXML
11 7 (3.43%) Entity Framework
11 7 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.43%) CSS3
12 6 (2.94%) SOAP
13 4 (1.96%) J2EE
13 4 (1.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Replication
2 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 7 (3.43%) IVR
6 6 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.94%) Clustering
7 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.96%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.96%) DTV
8 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.96%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.98%) NHS
9 2 (0.98%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.49%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.69%) Windows
2 14 (6.86%) Linux
3 9 (4.41%) UNIX
4 8 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.98%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.24%) MVC
4 23 (11.27%) ETL
5 18 (8.82%) ITIL
6 17 (8.33%) OO
7 15 (7.35%) Test Scripting
8 12 (5.88%) TDD
9 11 (5.39%) Unit Testing
9 11 (5.39%) Test Planning
9 11 (5.39%) SDLC
10 10 (4.90%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (4.90%) Validation
10 10 (4.90%) OOD
11 9 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.92%) Scrum
12 8 (3.92%) Test Management
12 8 (3.92%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.43%) Service Management
13 7 (3.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.94%) C#
2 47 (23.04%) JavaScript
3 43 (21.08%) T-SQL
4 14 (6.86%) Java
5 12 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.90%) VBA
7 9 (4.41%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.41%) VB
8 6 (2.94%) Python
8 6 (2.94%) ANSI SQL
9 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.96%) Ruby
9 4 (1.96%) C
10 3 (1.47%) C++
11 2 (0.98%) PHP
11 2 (0.98%) Lua
11 2 (0.98%) F#
12 1 (0.49%) ABAP
12 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (14.22%) ISEB
2 24 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 21 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (7.35%) Degree
5 10 (4.90%) MCTS
6 7 (3.43%) MCITP
6 7 (3.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.45%) MCP
7 5 (2.45%) MCAD
7 5 (2.45%) MCSD
8 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.47%) OCP
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.98%) MCSE
10 2 (0.98%) CCNA
10 2 (0.98%) CCA
10 2 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.98%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.96%) Puppet
3 3 (1.47%) Nagios
3 3 (1.47%) OpenView
3 3 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.47%) OVSD
4 1 (0.49%) WSUS
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 77 (37.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.76%) Oracle
3 11 (5.39%) VMware
3 11 (5.39%) HP
4 10 (4.90%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.43%) SAP
6 5 (2.45%) Citrix
6 5 (2.45%) Teradata
7 4 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.96%) Cognos
8 3 (1.47%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.47%) Remedy
9 2 (0.98%) Tableau
9 2 (0.98%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.98%) Google
10 1 (0.49%) Veeam
10 1 (0.49%) Apple
10 1 (0.49%) Sage
10 1 (0.49%) Symantec
10 1 (0.49%) Cisco
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holidays, UK healthcare from day 1,
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallasey
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Southport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Dependant on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago