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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 127 159 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.06% 24.46% 30.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.02% 42.40% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 108 145 182
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
334 375 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.39% 57.69% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 289 346 370
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 91 £35,000 -12.50% 25
Wirral +7 17 £45,000 +38.46% 4
St Helens +8 5 £19,000 -36.66%
Birkenhead -5 5 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Southport -4 1 £42,500 +39.34%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 123 (44.24%) .NET
2 122 (43.88%) SQL Server
3 98 (35.25%) HTML
4 96 (34.53%) C#
5 83 (29.86%) CSS
6 79 (28.42%) JavaScript
7 69 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (23.02%) MVC
9 63 (22.66%) ASP.NET
10 60 (21.58%) T-SQL
11 57 (20.50%) Java
11 57 (20.50%) Windows
12 51 (18.35%) Linux
13 48 (17.27%) .NET Framework
14 47 (16.91%) OO
15 46 (16.55%) HTML5
16 39 (14.03%) Microsoft
17 38 (13.67%) Web Services
18 36 (12.95%) ITIL
18 36 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (12.59%) Oracle
20 34 (12.23%) PHP
21 33 (11.87%) Degree
21 33 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 32 (11.51%) jQuery
22 32 (11.51%) Data Warehouse
22 32 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
23 31 (11.15%) UNIX
23 31 (11.15%) CSS3
24 30 (10.79%) SOA

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.68%) IIS
3 12 (4.32%) Umbraco
4 11 (3.96%) CMS
5 10 (3.60%) Liferay
5 10 (3.60%) TIBCO EMS
6 7 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.80%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.80%) SAS
8 4 (1.44%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.72%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.72%) Lync
10 2 (0.72%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.32%) MS Office
3 11 (3.96%) FastStats
4 4 (1.44%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.08%) SPSS
5 3 (1.08%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 10 (3.60%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.80%) Magento
4 4 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.36%) Exstream
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.52%) HTTP
2 5 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.80%) WAN
3 4 (1.44%) VPN
3 4 (1.44%) VLAN
3 4 (1.44%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (1.08%) SAN
5 2 (0.72%) DNS
5 2 (0.72%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) VoIP
6 1 (0.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) Intranet
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) Firewall
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
6 1 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (43.88%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (11.51%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (10.07%) MySQL
5 26 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (8.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (7.91%) Oracle Database
8 20 (7.19%) DB2
9 18 (6.47%) Relational Database
9 18 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (4.68%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (3.60%) Pentaho
14 9 (3.24%) CorVu
15 8 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (1.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.04%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.88%) JIRA
3 8 (2.88%) Selenium
4 7 (2.52%) Subversion
5 6 (2.16%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.80%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.80%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.80%) NUnit
6 5 (1.80%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.80%) Hudson
6 5 (1.80%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.08%) MSTest
8 3 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.72%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (8.27%) Finance
2 8 (2.88%) Legal
3 7 (2.52%) Games
4 6 (2.16%) Banking
5 5 (1.80%) Billing
6 4 (1.44%) Advertising
6 4 (1.44%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (51.80%) Developer
2 54 (19.42%) .NET Developer
3 53 (19.06%) Analyst
4 32 (11.51%) Web Developer
5 28 (10.07%) C# Developer
6 27 (9.71%) Applications Support
7 26 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (8.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (8.27%) PHP Developer
10 21 (7.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (6.83%) Team Leader
11 19 (6.83%) Support Analyst
12 17 (6.12%) Programmer
12 17 (6.12%) Support Engineer
13 16 (5.76%) Senior Developer
13 16 (5.76%) .NET Web Developer
14 15 (5.40%) DBA
14 15 (5.40%) Applications Support Analyst
15 14 (5.04%) Analyst Programmer
16 12 (4.32%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (44.24%) .NET
2 98 (35.25%) HTML
3 83 (29.86%) CSS
4 63 (22.66%) ASP.NET
5 48 (17.27%) .NET Framework
6 46 (16.55%) HTML5
7 38 (13.67%) Web Services
8 32 (11.51%) jQuery
9 31 (11.15%) CSS3
10 29 (10.43%) WCF
11 24 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (7.55%) XML
13 16 (5.76%) SOAP
13 16 (5.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (5.40%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (5.40%) J2EE
15 12 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (3.96%) Classic ASP
16 11 (3.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.43%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (8.27%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.68%) Replication
5 12 (4.32%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.52%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.16%) Clustering
8 6 (2.16%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.80%) W3C
10 4 (1.44%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.44%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.44%) iPhone
11 2 (0.72%) Online Games
11 2 (0.72%) FMCG
11 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.72%) CMDB
11 2 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.50%) Windows
2 51 (18.35%) Linux
3 31 (11.15%) UNIX
4 9 (3.24%) Android
5 8 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.16%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) Solaris
8 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.36%) MVS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (23.02%) MVC
3 47 (16.91%) OO
4 36 (12.95%) ITIL
5 32 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (10.79%) SOA
7 24 (8.63%) TDD
8 23 (8.27%) Scrum
8 23 (8.27%) Problem Management
9 22 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (7.55%) Change Management
11 20 (7.19%) Project Management
12 18 (6.47%) EAI
12 18 (6.47%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.40%) Business Analysis
13 15 (5.40%) Software Testing
14 14 (5.04%) Workflow
14 14 (5.04%) Progressive Enhancement
15 12 (4.32%) Automated Testing
15 12 (4.32%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (34.53%) C#
2 79 (28.42%) JavaScript
3 60 (21.58%) T-SQL
4 57 (20.50%) Java
5 34 (12.23%) PHP
6 24 (8.63%) VB.NET
7 15 (5.40%) Python
7 15 (5.40%) Ruby
8 13 (4.68%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.60%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.60%) PHP5
10 8 (2.88%) VB
10 8 (2.88%) VB6
11 7 (2.52%) C++
12 6 (2.16%) VBA
13 5 (1.80%) VBScript
13 5 (1.80%) R
14 4 (1.44%) XPath
15 2 (0.72%) C
16 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (11.87%) Degree
2 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.44%) HNC
3 4 (1.44%) HND
4 3 (1.08%) MCSA
4 3 (1.08%) MCDST
4 3 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.72%) ISEB
5 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.36%) MCP
6 1 (0.36%) MCSD
6 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.47%) QA
2 14 (5.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.36%) XenApp
3 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (3.60%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.59%) Oracle
3 13 (4.68%) TIBCO
3 13 (4.68%) Zend
4 11 (3.96%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.88%) Cisco
5 8 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.88%) HP
6 7 (2.52%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.80%) Citrix
8 4 (1.44%) BMC
8 4 (1.44%) Apple
8 4 (1.44%) IBM
8 4 (1.44%) SAP
8 4 (1.44%) JBoss
8 4 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.44%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.44%) Remedy
9 3 (1.08%) VMware
9 3 (1.08%) Tableau
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life & Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £11.33 - £13.71 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £11.33 - £13.71 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wirral
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago