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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 116 194 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.57% 29.66% 28.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.28% 45.22% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 83 180 129
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £26,304
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
288 429 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.03% 65.60% 64.52%
Number of salaries quoted 231 392 320
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 November 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 27 November 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 -2 78 £35,000 -12.50% 25
Wirral +3 17 £38,000 -24.00% 2
St Helens +6 12 £19,000 -21.64%
Southport -3 4 £34,750 -0.71% 1
Birkenhead -4 2 £35,000 +2.18%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 124 (49.40%) SQL Server
2 113 (45.02%) .NET
3 93 (37.05%) C#
4 79 (31.47%) HTML
5 76 (30.28%) CSS
6 73 (29.08%) ASP.NET
6 73 (29.08%) MVC
7 70 (27.89%) JavaScript
8 61 (24.30%) T-SQL
9 60 (23.90%) .NET Framework
10 53 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (17.93%) Microsoft
12 42 (16.73%) Windows
13 35 (13.94%) HTML5
14 33 (13.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 32 (12.75%) Oracle
16 31 (12.35%) Java
17 29 (11.55%) Visual Studio
17 29 (11.55%) MS Excel
17 29 (11.55%) CSS3
18 28 (11.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (11.16%) Web Services
18 28 (11.16%) IIS
19 27 (10.76%) WCF
20 26 (10.36%) Linux
20 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (10.36%) Finance
21 25 (9.96%) Data Warehouse
22 24 (9.56%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 28 (11.16%) IIS
2 11 (4.38%) Umbraco
3 9 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.99%) SAS
4 5 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (1.20%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.20%) JBoss
6 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.80%) Apache
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.80%) CMS
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.80%) Lync
7 2 (0.80%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.20%) SPSS
4 2 (0.80%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Tridion
2 4 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.59%) Oracle AGIS
3 3 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) HTTP
2 3 (1.20%) LAN
2 3 (1.20%) SAN
3 2 (0.80%) WAN
3 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) DHCP
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (49.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (11.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (9.96%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (9.56%) Relational Database
6 21 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (7.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (5.18%) MySQL
8 13 (5.18%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.79%) DB2
13 6 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (2.39%) CorVu
13 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (2.39%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (11.55%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.18%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (3.98%) Firebug
6 9 (3.59%) Selenium
6 9 (3.59%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (3.19%) JIRA
8 5 (1.99%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.99%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.99%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.99%) Hudson
8 5 (1.99%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.99%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.59%) Subversion
10 3 (1.20%) NUnit
10 3 (1.20%) MSTest
10 3 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.80%) TestComplete
General
1 26 (10.36%) Finance
2 11 (4.38%) Law
3 9 (3.59%) Retail
4 8 (3.19%) Legal
5 7 (2.79%) Games
5 7 (2.79%) Banking
6 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.59%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (56.18%) Developer
2 60 (23.90%) .NET Developer
3 45 (17.93%) Analyst
4 34 (13.55%) Web Developer
5 31 (12.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (9.56%) C# Developer
6 24 (9.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 24 (9.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (7.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (6.77%) DBA
9 16 (6.37%) Software Developer
9 16 (6.37%) PHP Developer
10 14 (5.58%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.58%) Administrator
11 12 (4.78%) Programmer
11 12 (4.78%) Junior
11 12 (4.78%) SQL DBA
11 12 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (3.98%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.98%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (45.02%) .NET
2 79 (31.47%) HTML
3 76 (30.28%) CSS
4 73 (29.08%) ASP.NET
5 60 (23.90%) .NET Framework
6 35 (13.94%) HTML5
7 33 (13.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (11.55%) CSS3
9 28 (11.16%) Web Services
10 27 (10.76%) WCF
11 23 (9.16%) jQuery
12 15 (5.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (5.18%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (4.78%) XML
14 12 (4.78%) SOAP
15 11 (4.38%) Classic ASP
15 11 (4.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (3.59%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.58%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.18%) Visualisation
4 13 (5.18%) Replication
5 12 (4.78%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.39%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.59%) W3C
7 4 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.59%) Clustering
7 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.59%) Open Source
8 3 (1.20%) FMCG
9 2 (0.80%) Online Games
9 2 (0.80%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.73%) Windows
2 26 (10.36%) Linux
3 15 (5.98%) UNIX
4 6 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.99%) Android
5 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.40%) MVS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.08%) MVC
2 53 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (9.16%) OO
5 17 (6.77%) Software Engineering
6 16 (6.37%) TDD
6 16 (6.37%) Scrum
7 15 (5.98%) SOA
8 12 (4.78%) Business Analysis
8 12 (4.78%) Time Management
8 12 (4.78%) Line Management
9 11 (4.38%) Analytics
9 11 (4.38%) ITIL
10 10 (3.98%) B2B
10 10 (3.98%) Project Management
10 10 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.98%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (3.59%) Progressive Enhancement
11 9 (3.59%) CRUD
12 8 (3.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (37.05%) C#
2 70 (27.89%) JavaScript
3 61 (24.30%) T-SQL
4 31 (12.35%) Java
5 21 (8.37%) PHP
6 17 (6.77%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.78%) PL/SQL
7 12 (4.78%) C++
8 9 (3.59%) Python
8 9 (3.59%) Ruby
9 7 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.39%) VBA
11 5 (1.99%) PHP5
11 5 (1.99%) R
12 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.59%) VB
12 4 (1.59%) C
13 3 (1.20%) VBScript
13 3 (1.20%) VB6
14 2 (0.80%) F#
Qualifications
1 22 (8.76%) Degree
2 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.59%) ACCA
3 4 (1.59%) CIMA
4 3 (1.20%) MCDST
4 3 (1.20%) MCSA
4 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.80%) ISEB
5 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.80%) HNC
5 2 (0.80%) HND
5 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.80%) MCITP
6 1 (0.40%) MCPD
6 1 (0.40%) MCTS
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.97%) QA
2 11 (4.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.80%) XenApp
2 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.75%) Oracle
3 8 (3.19%) Zend
4 7 (2.79%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.39%) Citrix
6 5 (1.99%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.99%) Tableau
7 4 (1.59%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.59%) SAP
7 4 (1.59%) Cisco
7 4 (1.59%) IBM
8 3 (1.20%) Cognos
8 3 (1.20%) Reuters
8 3 (1.20%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.20%) Remedy
8 3 (1.20%) BMC
8 3 (1.20%) HP
8 3 (1.20%) VMware
8 3 (1.20%) Teradata
9 2 (0.80%) Rackspace
Merseyside
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 21k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Complete Resourcing
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago