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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 104 136 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.01% 22.55% 22.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.37% 41.21% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84 112 129
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
215 330 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.57% 54.73% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 167 287 332
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 79 £35,000 - 27
Birkenhead +5 6 - - 2
Wirral -1 4 £35,750 -9.49% 4
Southport - 3 £40,000 - 4
St Helens +5 1 - - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 92 (45.32%) SQL Server
2 72 (35.47%) .NET
3 61 (30.05%) Microsoft
4 52 (25.62%) C#
4 52 (25.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (24.63%) HTML
5 50 (24.63%) JavaScript
6 44 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (20.20%) T-SQL
8 39 (19.21%) Oracle
8 39 (19.21%) MS Excel
9 37 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (16.75%) ASP.NET
10 34 (16.75%) CSS
11 31 (15.27%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (15.27%) MVC
12 28 (13.79%) Finance
13 25 (12.32%) Windows
14 24 (11.82%) Java
14 24 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (11.33%) ETL
15 23 (11.33%) ISEB
16 21 (10.34%) Degree
17 20 (9.85%) MS Office
18 19 (9.36%) Linux
18 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2012
19 18 (8.87%) ISTQB
19 18 (8.87%) SharePoint

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.93%) IIS
3 4 (1.97%) ArcGIS
3 4 (1.97%) CMS
4 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Liferay
6 1 (0.49%) Node.js
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (19.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (3.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.97%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.48%) Exstream
3 3 (1.48%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.48%) Visualfiles
3 3 (1.48%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.49%) Agresso
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) WAN
2 5 (2.46%) LAN
2 5 (2.46%) FTP
2 5 (2.46%) DNS
2 5 (2.46%) Internet
3 4 (1.97%) SAN
3 4 (1.97%) Intranet
3 4 (1.97%) SMS
4 3 (1.48%) DHCP
4 3 (1.48%) Firewall
5 2 (0.99%) Network Security
5 2 (0.99%) NAS
5 2 (0.99%) VoIP
5 2 (0.99%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (45.32%) SQL Server
2 52 (25.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (21.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (15.27%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
8 13 (6.40%) MongoDB
9 12 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (5.42%) Oracle Database
11 7 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (2.96%) MySQL
12 6 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.46%) Subversion
2 5 (2.46%) Selenium
3 4 (1.97%) NUnit
3 4 (1.97%) Moq
3 4 (1.97%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.48%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.48%) SilkTest
4 3 (1.48%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.48%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (0.99%) MSTest
5 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.99%) Servoy
5 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.99%) Sahi
5 2 (0.99%) RSpec
6 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.49%) Ant
6 1 (0.49%) JMeter
6 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (13.79%) Finance
2 9 (4.43%) Electronics
3 7 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.97%) Banking
5 4 (1.97%) Back Office
5 4 (1.97%) Marketing
6 3 (1.48%) Advertising
6 3 (1.48%) Law
6 3 (1.48%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Publishing
7 2 (0.99%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (49.26%) Developer
2 43 (21.18%) Analyst
3 23 (11.33%) DBA
3 23 (11.33%) .NET Developer
4 22 (10.84%) Test Analyst
5 19 (9.36%) SQL DBA
6 18 (8.87%) SQL Developer
7 17 (8.37%) Software Developer
8 14 (6.90%) Administrator
9 13 (6.40%) Database Developer
10 12 (5.91%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.43%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.94%) Web Developer
13 8 (3.94%) Consultant
13 8 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
15 6 (2.96%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (35.47%) .NET
2 50 (24.63%) HTML
3 34 (16.75%) ASP.NET
3 34 (16.75%) CSS
4 18 (8.87%) Web Services
5 17 (8.37%) .NET Framework
5 17 (8.37%) jQuery
6 14 (6.90%) XML
7 12 (5.91%) SOAP
7 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (5.91%) HTML5
8 9 (4.43%) RESTful
8 9 (4.43%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.94%) VXML
10 7 (3.45%) Ajax
10 7 (3.45%) Entity Framework
11 6 (2.96%) CSS3
12 5 (2.46%) Spring
12 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 5 (2.46%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.37%) Replication
3 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.43%) Data Integration
5 8 (3.94%) IVR
6 6 (2.96%) Clustering
6 6 (2.96%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.97%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.97%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.97%) DTV
8 4 (1.97%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.99%) NHS
9 2 (0.99%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.49%) Statistics
10 1 (0.49%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.32%) Windows
2 19 (9.36%) Linux
3 12 (5.91%) UNIX
4 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.27%) MVC
4 23 (11.33%) ETL
5 17 (8.37%) Unit Testing
5 17 (8.37%) SDLC
6 15 (7.39%) Test Scripting
7 14 (6.90%) OO
7 14 (6.90%) ITIL
8 13 (6.40%) TDD
9 12 (5.91%) OOD
9 12 (5.91%) Waterfall
10 11 (5.42%) Web Application Development
11 10 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.93%) Test Planning
12 9 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (3.94%) Scrum
13 8 (3.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.62%) C#
2 50 (24.63%) JavaScript
3 41 (20.20%) T-SQL
4 24 (11.82%) Java
5 12 (5.91%) VB.NET
5 12 (5.91%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.43%) VBA
7 7 (3.45%) VB
8 6 (2.96%) ANSI SQL
9 5 (2.46%) PHP
9 5 (2.46%) Python
10 4 (1.97%) Ruby
11 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.48%) C
11 3 (1.48%) R
12 2 (0.99%) C++
12 2 (0.99%) Lua
12 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.49%) F#
13 1 (0.49%) LINC
Qualifications
1 23 (11.33%) ISEB
2 21 (10.34%) Degree
3 18 (8.87%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.46%) MCTS
7 5 (2.46%) MCITP
8 3 (1.48%) OCP
8 3 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.39%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) XenServer
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.97%) Puppet
3 3 (1.48%) Nagios
3 3 (1.48%) OpenView
3 3 (1.48%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.48%) OVSD
4 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.49%) WSUS
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 61 (30.05%) Microsoft
2 39 (19.21%) Oracle
3 12 (5.91%) VMware
4 10 (4.93%) HP
5 9 (4.43%) SAP
6 5 (2.46%) Citrix
6 5 (2.46%) Teradata
6 5 (2.46%) Tableau
7 4 (1.97%) Cognos
8 3 (1.48%) Informatica
8 3 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.48%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.48%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.99%) NetApp
9 2 (0.99%) Dell
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco
9 2 (0.99%) IBM
10 1 (0.49%) Unisys
10 1 (0.49%) Sybase
10 1 (0.49%) Apple
Liverpool, Merseyside
RMI International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago