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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 153 120 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.33% 25.32% 24.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.68% 45.98% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 120 93 131
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
285 261 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.78% 55.06% 66.94%
Number of salaries quoted 226 218 367
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 0 115 £37,500 - 19
Bootle - 10 £32,500 -
Southport -2 8 £29,000 +7.40% 4
Prescot - 4 £30,509 - 1
Wirral -4 3 £36,000 -5.26% 1
St Helens - 1 £55,000 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 91 (34.73%) SQL Server
2 68 (25.95%) Windows
2 68 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (23.66%) Oracle
4 61 (23.28%) C#
5 56 (21.37%) Finance
6 53 (20.23%) .NET
7 52 (19.85%) HTML
7 52 (19.85%) JavaScript
8 50 (19.08%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (18.32%) T-SQL
10 43 (16.41%) CSS
10 43 (16.41%) Degree
11 41 (15.65%) Microsoft
12 40 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 39 (14.89%) MS Excel
14 36 (13.74%) Relational Database
15 35 (13.36%) Project Management
16 34 (12.98%) Windows Server
17 33 (12.60%) PL/SQL
17 33 (12.60%) Web Services
18 31 (11.83%) Unix
18 31 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (11.83%) Oracle Database
19 30 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 30 (11.45%) Java
20 28 (10.69%) PowerShell
21 27 (10.31%) MVC
22 26 (9.92%) ITIL
22 26 (9.92%) IIS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 26 (9.92%) IIS
2 19 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (5.34%) MS Exchange
5 13 (4.96%) CMS
6 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.05%) Confluence
8 7 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.67%) JBoss
9 6 (2.29%) Node.js
9 6 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.29%) TWiki
9 6 (2.29%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.91%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.76%) EPiServer CMS
12 2 (0.76%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.73%) MS Office
3 5 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.76%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.76%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.05%) IaaS
2 8 (3.05%) Office 365
2 8 (3.05%) PaaS
3 6 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.11%) SAN
2 13 (4.96%) VPN
3 8 (3.05%) Intranet
4 7 (2.67%) Firewall
5 6 (2.29%) DHCP
5 6 (2.29%) DNS
5 6 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.76%) Internet
6 2 (0.76%) LAN
6 2 (0.76%) MPLS
6 2 (0.76%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) FTP
7 1 (0.38%) SMS
7 1 (0.38%) SSL
7 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (34.73%) SQL Server
2 40 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (13.74%) Relational Database
4 31 (11.83%) Oracle Database
4 31 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (8.02%) Oracle ODI
7 20 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (5.73%) MS Access
9 13 (4.96%) MongoDB
9 13 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (4.58%) NoSQL
11 11 (4.20%) MySQL
12 10 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (3.05%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.34%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (4.58%) JIRA
3 9 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.44%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.91%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.91%) Subversion
5 4 (1.53%) Sahi
6 3 (1.15%) Ant
6 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.15%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.15%) JMeter
6 3 (1.15%) Maven
6 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.15%) Toad
7 2 (0.76%) Grunt
7 2 (0.76%) MSTest
7 2 (0.76%) NUnit
7 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.38%) AccuRev
General
1 56 (21.37%) Finance
2 17 (6.49%) Banking
3 12 (4.58%) Legal
4 11 (4.20%) Law
5 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Games
7 2 (0.76%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (44.66%) Developer
2 68 (25.95%) Analyst
3 37 (14.12%) SQL Developer
4 31 (11.83%) .NET Developer
5 28 (10.69%) C# Developer
6 24 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (9.16%) Oracle Developer
7 18 (6.87%) Database Developer
7 18 (6.87%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (6.87%) Team Leader
8 17 (6.49%) SQL Analyst
9 15 (5.73%) PL/SQL Developer
10 14 (5.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 13 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (4.58%) DBA
12 12 (4.58%) SQL DBA
12 12 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (4.58%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.23%) .NET
2 52 (19.85%) HTML
3 43 (16.41%) CSS
4 33 (12.60%) Web Services
5 24 (9.16%) jQuery
6 21 (8.02%) XML
7 20 (7.63%) HTML5
8 19 (7.25%) ASP.NET
9 17 (6.49%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (3.82%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.44%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.67%) Spring
13 6 (2.29%) JSON
13 6 (2.29%) RESTful
13 6 (2.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (1.91%) CSS3
14 5 (1.91%) REST
14 5 (1.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.11%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.11%) Replication
3 12 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.05%) Wiki
5 7 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.67%) iPad
5 7 (2.67%) iPhone
5 7 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.29%) Clustering
6 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.29%) User Experience
7 5 (1.91%) Informatics
8 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.15%) Social Media
9 2 (0.76%) Life Science
9 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.95%) Windows
2 34 (12.98%) Windows Server
3 31 (11.83%) Unix
4 21 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (7.63%) Linux
6 15 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.20%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.20%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.15%) Android
10 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.08%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (13.36%) Project Management
4 27 (10.31%) MVC
5 26 (9.92%) ITIL
6 25 (9.54%) Unit Testing
7 24 (9.16%) ETL
8 19 (7.25%) SDLC
8 19 (7.25%) SOA
9 17 (6.49%) Infrastructure Management
10 16 (6.11%) Software Engineering
11 15 (5.73%) High Availability
11 15 (5.73%) Time Management
12 14 (5.34%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (4.96%) Analytics
13 13 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (4.96%) Software Testing
14 12 (4.58%) Web Development
15 11 (4.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.28%) C#
2 52 (19.85%) JavaScript
3 48 (18.32%) T-SQL
4 33 (12.60%) PL/SQL
5 30 (11.45%) Java
6 28 (10.69%) PowerShell
7 15 (5.73%) VB
8 13 (4.96%) VB6
9 10 (3.82%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.82%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.44%) PHP
11 5 (1.91%) VBA
12 4 (1.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 3 (1.15%) LINC
13 3 (1.15%) R
14 2 (0.76%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.76%) XPath
15 1 (0.38%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 43 (16.41%) Degree
2 23 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.96%) ISEB
4 12 (4.58%) MCSE
5 11 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.20%) MCP
6 10 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (3.44%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.67%) MCDST
9 6 (2.29%) CCDP
9 6 (2.29%) CCNA
9 6 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.38%) CCA
12 1 (0.38%) MCITP
12 1 (0.38%) MCPD
12 1 (0.38%) MCSD
12 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.92%) QA
2 19 (7.25%) SLA
3 12 (4.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.82%) XenApp
3 8 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.29%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.05%) EdgeSight
1 8 (3.05%) Nagios
1 8 (3.05%) SCOM
1 8 (3.05%) SCOrch
2 7 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.15%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 62 (23.66%) Oracle
2 41 (15.65%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.25%) Citrix
4 16 (6.11%) HP
5 12 (4.58%) VMware
6 9 (3.44%) Remedy
7 7 (2.67%) Intel Security
7 7 (2.67%) Symantec
8 6 (2.29%) Cognos
9 5 (1.91%) EMC
10 4 (1.53%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.53%) IBM
10 4 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.53%) Tableau
11 3 (1.15%) Cisco
11 3 (1.15%) NetApp
11 3 (1.15%) Telerik
11 3 (1.15%) Unisys
12 2 (0.76%) Avaya
12 2 (0.76%) Google
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Superb Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 14 days ago
Birkenhead
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 19 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Merseyside
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
NDA Foundation
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum negotiable subject to experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Merseyside
B&M Retail
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool, North West, UK
Allied Bakeries
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 27 days ago