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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 118 127 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.65% 20.68% 30.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.70% 30.98% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 102 114 141
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
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
270 410 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.11% 66.78% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 226 367 298
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +3 108 £35,000 -2.77% 27
St Helens +5 2 £31,750 +27.00% 5
Wirral -2 2 £29,750 -18.49% 1
Prescot - 2 £22,000 - 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 116 (48.95%) SQL Server
2 114 (48.10%) .NET
3 97 (40.93%) C#
4 81 (34.18%) ASP.NET
5 73 (30.80%) JavaScript
6 71 (29.96%) HTML
7 70 (29.54%) CSS
8 66 (27.85%) Microsoft
9 64 (27.00%) .NET Framework
10 63 (26.58%) MVC
11 52 (21.94%) T-SQL
12 49 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (20.25%) Windows
14 42 (17.72%) IIS
15 38 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (15.61%) Finance
17 31 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (12.24%) QA
19 28 (11.81%) Oracle
20 27 (11.39%) WCF
21 26 (10.97%) Relational Database
21 26 (10.97%) Visual Studio
22 24 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
23 23 (9.70%) HTML5
23 23 (9.70%) SharePoint
24 22 (9.28%) CSS3
25 21 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 21 (8.86%) MS Excel
26 20 (8.44%) Web Services
27 19 (8.02%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 42 (17.72%) IIS
2 23 (9.70%) SharePoint
3 19 (8.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (5.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (4.22%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.11%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.27%) Node.js
9 3 (1.27%) CMS
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.84%) Apache
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.42%) Exstream Dialogue
11 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.42%) SAS
11 1 (0.42%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle AGIS
3 5 (2.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 5 (2.11%) Tridion
4 2 (0.84%) Exstream
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.95%) HTTP
2 4 (1.69%) DNS
2 4 (1.69%) DHCP
2 4 (1.69%) FTP
2 4 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
3 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (48.95%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (10.97%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (6.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (3.38%) MySQL
9 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.11%) Spotfire
10 5 (2.11%) QlikView
11 4 (1.69%) VLDB
11 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.69%) OLAP
11 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (10.97%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.06%) Firebug
2 12 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.95%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.69%) Selenium
6 3 (1.27%) MSTest
7 2 (0.84%) Subversion
8 1 (0.42%) Ant
8 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.42%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 37 (15.61%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Law
3 11 (4.64%) Retail
4 4 (1.69%) Legal
5 3 (1.27%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (48.10%) Developer
2 67 (28.27%) Analyst
3 55 (23.21%) .NET Developer
4 34 (14.35%) Web Developer
5 27 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (8.86%) Test Analyst
6 21 (8.86%) .NET Web Developer
7 19 (8.02%) DBA
7 19 (8.02%) Systems Analyst
8 17 (7.17%) Support Analyst
8 17 (7.17%) Administrator
9 16 (6.75%) SQL DBA
10 15 (6.33%) Data Analyst
10 15 (6.33%) Software Developer
11 14 (5.91%) Systems Support
11 14 (5.91%) C# Developer
11 14 (5.91%) Systems Support Analyst
11 14 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (4.64%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (48.10%) .NET
2 81 (34.18%) ASP.NET
3 71 (29.96%) HTML
4 70 (29.54%) CSS
5 64 (27.00%) .NET Framework
6 27 (11.39%) WCF
7 24 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (9.70%) HTML5
9 22 (9.28%) CSS3
10 20 (8.44%) Web Services
11 18 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (5.91%) Ajax
13 13 (5.49%) jQuery
14 10 (4.22%) AngularJS
15 9 (3.80%) SOAP
16 8 (3.38%) XML
17 7 (2.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 6 (2.53%) XHTML
18 6 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.33%) Replication
3 14 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.38%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.53%) W3C
5 6 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.69%) Open Source
8 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.27%) Clustering
9 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.42%) FMCG
10 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.42%) Tandem
10 1 (0.42%) Derivative
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.25%) Windows
2 18 (7.59%) Linux
3 10 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (4.22%) UNIX
4 7 (2.95%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.58%) MVC
2 49 (20.68%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (8.02%) OO
4 17 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (7.17%) ITIL
5 13 (5.49%) Software Engineering
6 12 (5.06%) CRM
6 12 (5.06%) B2B
6 12 (5.06%) Line Management
7 11 (4.64%) CRUD
7 11 (4.64%) SOA
7 11 (4.64%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (4.22%) Time Management
8 10 (4.22%) Analytics
9 9 (3.80%) ETL
9 9 (3.80%) Validation
10 8 (3.38%) TDD
11 7 (2.95%) Progressive Enhancement
11 7 (2.95%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (40.93%) C#
2 73 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 52 (21.94%) T-SQL
4 18 (7.59%) VB.NET
5 16 (6.75%) Java
6 12 (5.06%) C++
7 10 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.38%) VB
8 8 (3.38%) PHP
9 6 (2.53%) C
9 6 (2.53%) F#
10 5 (2.11%) Python
11 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.27%) VBA
13 1 (0.42%) VB6
13 1 (0.42%) X++
13 1 (0.42%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.42%) XQuery
13 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 31 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.59%) ISEB
3 16 (6.75%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.06%) MCTS
5 11 (4.64%) MCP
5 11 (4.64%) MCAD
5 11 (4.64%) MCSD
6 10 (4.22%) ACCA
6 10 (4.22%) CIMA
6 10 (4.22%) Degree
7 5 (2.11%) MCITP
7 5 (2.11%) MCSE
8 4 (1.69%) CCNA
8 4 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.69%) CCA
8 4 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.84%) HNC
9 2 (0.84%) VCP4
9 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.24%) QA
2 19 (8.02%) SLA
3 5 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.69%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.69%) vSphere
3 2 (0.84%) XenApp
4 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.81%) Oracle
3 11 (4.64%) Business Objects
4 6 (2.53%) HP
5 5 (2.11%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.69%) Remedy
6 4 (1.69%) VMware
7 3 (1.27%) Tableau
8 2 (0.84%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.84%) Teradata
8 2 (0.84%) Google
8 2 (0.84%) Citrix
8 2 (0.84%) Cognos
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.42%) Sage
9 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and Parking!
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Prescot
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and Parking!
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and Parking!
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and Parking!
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £32k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Helens
Computer Futures
Salary: £33000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: to £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Travel
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Helens
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
St. Helens
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago