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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 118 178 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.89% 27.99% 29.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.75% 42.58% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 78 166 135
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
276 418 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.87% 65.72% 63.14%
Number of salaries quoted 214 383 308
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £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 19 December 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 December 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 89 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Wirral +3 15 £38,000 -24.00%
St Helens +4 8 £19,000 -5.00%
Southport 0 3 £27,000 -28.00% 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (50.20%) SQL Server
2 114 (46.53%) .NET
3 95 (38.78%) C#
4 80 (32.65%) HTML
5 78 (31.84%) CSS
6 77 (31.43%) ASP.NET
6 77 (31.43%) MVC
7 67 (27.35%) .NET Framework
8 65 (26.53%) JavaScript
9 64 (26.12%) T-SQL
10 48 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (19.18%) Microsoft
12 42 (17.14%) Windows
13 36 (14.69%) HTML5
13 36 (14.69%) Oracle
14 34 (13.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (13.47%) CSS3
15 33 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (13.06%) Finance
17 30 (12.24%) Visual Studio
17 30 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 28 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (11.43%) IIS
19 26 (10.61%) WCF
19 26 (10.61%) Web Services
20 23 (9.39%) Linux
20 23 (9.39%) MS Excel
20 23 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
21 22 (8.98%) OO
22 21 (8.57%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (11.43%) IIS
2 11 (4.49%) Umbraco
3 10 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.04%) SAS
6 3 (1.22%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.82%) Apache
7 2 (0.82%) Lync
7 2 (0.82%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.82%) CMS
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) SPSS
4 2 (0.82%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.08%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (4.08%) Oracle General Ledger
1 10 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (4.08%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (4.08%) Oracle Receivables
1 10 (4.08%) Oracle Assets
1 10 (4.08%) Oracle AGIS
2 5 (2.04%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 5 (2.04%) Tridion
3 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.86%) HTTP
2 3 (1.22%) SAN
3 2 (0.82%) LAN
3 2 (0.82%) WAN
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
4 1 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (50.20%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 19 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (4.90%) MySQL
8 12 (4.90%) Oracle Database
9 10 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (2.45%) Data Mining
12 6 (2.45%) OLAP
12 6 (2.45%) QlikView
13 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (2.04%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 30 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (4.90%) Firebug
6 9 (3.67%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.04%) JIRA
7 5 (2.04%) Selenium
8 3 (1.22%) Subversion
9 2 (0.82%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.82%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.82%) Hudson
9 2 (0.82%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.41%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.41%) MSTest
10 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 32 (13.06%) Finance
2 14 (5.71%) Law
3 11 (4.49%) Retail
4 7 (2.86%) Legal
4 7 (2.86%) Games
5 6 (2.45%) Banking
6 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.63%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (57.96%) Developer
2 64 (26.12%) .NET Developer
3 44 (17.96%) Analyst
4 40 (16.33%) Web Developer
5 33 (13.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (11.02%) .NET Web Developer
7 23 (9.39%) C# Developer
7 23 (9.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (7.76%) DBA
9 18 (7.35%) Software Developer
10 17 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (6.53%) Support Analyst
11 16 (6.53%) Administrator
12 14 (5.71%) SQL DBA
13 13 (5.31%) PHP Developer
14 12 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 11 (4.49%) Oracle Analyst
15 11 (4.49%) Systems Analyst
16 10 (4.08%) Systems Support
16 10 (4.08%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (46.53%) .NET
2 80 (32.65%) HTML
3 78 (31.84%) CSS
4 77 (31.43%) ASP.NET
5 67 (27.35%) .NET Framework
6 36 (14.69%) HTML5
7 34 (13.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (13.47%) CSS3
9 26 (10.61%) WCF
9 26 (10.61%) Web Services
10 21 (8.57%) jQuery
11 16 (6.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (5.31%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (5.31%) SOAP
14 12 (4.90%) XML
15 11 (4.49%) Classic ASP
15 11 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (3.67%) Razor View Engine
16 9 (3.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.53%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.12%) Replication
4 13 (5.31%) Visualisation
4 13 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.86%) W3C
7 5 (2.04%) Clustering
8 4 (1.63%) Open Source
9 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.22%) FMCG
9 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.82%) Online Games
10 2 (0.82%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.14%) Windows
2 23 (9.39%) Linux
3 13 (5.31%) UNIX
4 6 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.04%) Android
5 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.41%) MVS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.43%) MVC
2 48 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (8.98%) OO
5 16 (6.53%) SOA
6 14 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 14 (5.71%) Analytics
7 13 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (4.90%) Time Management
8 12 (4.90%) B2B
8 12 (4.90%) Scrum
8 12 (4.90%) Line Management
9 11 (4.49%) CRUD
10 10 (4.08%) Progressive Enhancement
10 10 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (4.08%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.67%) TDD
11 9 (3.67%) ITIL
12 8 (3.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 95 (38.78%) C#
2 65 (26.53%) JavaScript
3 64 (26.12%) T-SQL
4 21 (8.57%) Java
5 18 (7.35%) PHP
6 15 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.90%) C++
8 11 (4.49%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.45%) Python
10 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.04%) R
11 4 (1.63%) Ruby
11 4 (1.63%) PHP5
11 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.63%) VB
11 4 (1.63%) C
12 3 (1.22%) VBA
12 3 (1.22%) F#
12 3 (1.22%) VB6
13 1 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (8.16%) Degree
2 17 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.08%) ACCA
3 10 (4.08%) CIMA
4 2 (0.82%) MCDST
4 2 (0.82%) MCTS
4 2 (0.82%) MCITP
4 2 (0.82%) MCSD
4 2 (0.82%) MCP
4 2 (0.82%) MCSA
4 2 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) MCAD
5 1 (0.41%) HNC
5 1 (0.41%) HND
5 1 (0.41%) MCSE
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) MCPD
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.94%) QA
2 16 (6.53%) SLA
3 5 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.82%) XenApp
2 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.69%) Oracle
3 8 (3.27%) Business Objects
4 7 (2.86%) Zend
5 5 (2.04%) EPiServer
5 5 (2.04%) Tableau
5 5 (2.04%) Citrix
6 4 (1.63%) SAP
6 4 (1.63%) Cognos
6 4 (1.63%) IBM
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco
7 3 (1.22%) HP
7 3 (1.22%) VMware
7 3 (1.22%) Teradata
8 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.82%) Reuters
8 2 (0.82%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.82%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.41%) Mitel
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Venturi
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Merseyside
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago