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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 143 141 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.10% 22.74% 31.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.45% 38.32% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 118 130 190
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
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
345 368 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.74% 59.35% 64.35%
Number of salaries quoted 295 342 382
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 111 £35,000 - 28
Wirral +6 19 £35,750 +10.00% 5
Birkenhead -6 4 £33,750 +14.40% 2
St Helens +2 2 £35,000 +16.66%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (43.77%) SQL Server
2 119 (42.35%) .NET
3 91 (32.38%) C#
3 91 (32.38%) HTML
4 72 (25.62%) JavaScript
4 72 (25.62%) CSS
5 64 (22.78%) Java
6 62 (22.06%) Windows
7 59 (21.00%) ASP.NET
8 58 (20.64%) Linux
9 53 (18.86%) T-SQL
10 50 (17.79%) MVC
10 50 (17.79%) OO
11 45 (16.01%) Microsoft
12 44 (15.66%) ITIL
13 43 (15.30%) HTML5
14 41 (14.59%) Web Services
15 40 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (13.88%) .NET Framework
17 38 (13.52%) Degree
17 38 (13.52%) Oracle
18 37 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (12.81%) PHP
20 34 (12.10%) UNIX
21 33 (11.74%) SOA
22 31 (11.03%) MS Excel
22 31 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
22 31 (11.03%) MySQL
23 30 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.63%) CMS
3 12 (4.27%) TIBCO EMS
4 11 (3.91%) Liferay
5 9 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.85%) Umbraco
7 7 (2.49%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.49%) IIS
7 7 (2.49%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.14%) SAS
9 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.07%) Lync
11 3 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.71%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 31 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.27%) FastStats
3 11 (3.91%) MS Office
4 6 (2.14%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.42%) PrintSoft PReS
6 3 (1.07%) SPSS
7 2 (0.71%) DOC1
8 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.27%) BusinessWorks
1 12 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.78%) Magento
3 4 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.71%) Exstream
5 1 (0.36%) Line 500
5 1 (0.36%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.36%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.36%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) GitHub
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.49%) HTTP
1 7 (2.49%) TCP/IP
1 7 (2.49%) WAN
2 6 (2.14%) VPN
3 5 (1.78%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (1.78%) VLAN
4 3 (1.07%) LAN
4 3 (1.07%) DNS
4 3 (1.07%) SAN
5 2 (0.71%) DHCP
5 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.71%) Firewall
6 1 (0.36%) NAS
6 1 (0.36%) Network Security
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
6 1 (0.36%) VoIP
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (43.77%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (11.03%) MySQL
4 30 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (9.61%) Oracle Database
6 26 (9.25%) DB2
7 22 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (6.41%) Relational Database
10 16 (5.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (4.98%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (3.91%) Pentaho
15 9 (3.20%) CorVu
16 8 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2000
18 5 (1.78%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 16 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.91%) Subversion
4 8 (2.85%) JIRA
5 7 (2.49%) Selenium
6 6 (2.14%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.14%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.14%) Hudson
7 5 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.78%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.78%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.78%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.78%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.78%) NUnit
8 4 (1.42%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.07%) MSTest
9 3 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 24 (8.54%) Finance
2 10 (3.56%) Legal
3 6 (2.14%) Games
4 5 (1.78%) Billing
4 5 (1.78%) Banking
5 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.42%) Advertising
5 4 (1.42%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.07%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 143 (50.89%) Developer
2 52 (18.51%) Analyst
3 43 (15.30%) .NET Developer
4 27 (9.61%) Web Developer
5 26 (9.25%) Applications Support
6 23 (8.19%) C# Developer
6 23 (8.19%) Team Leader
6 23 (8.19%) PHP Developer
7 21 (7.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 18 (6.41%) DBA
9 18 (6.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (6.05%) Programmer
11 16 (5.69%) Support Engineer
12 15 (5.34%) Senior Developer
13 14 (4.98%) Analyst Programmer
14 13 (4.63%) Applications Support Analyst
15 12 (4.27%) Applications Support Engineer
15 12 (4.27%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (42.35%) .NET
2 91 (32.38%) HTML
3 72 (25.62%) CSS
4 59 (21.00%) ASP.NET
5 43 (15.30%) HTML5
6 41 (14.59%) Web Services
7 39 (13.88%) .NET Framework
8 29 (10.32%) WCF
8 29 (10.32%) jQuery
9 24 (8.54%) CSS3
10 22 (7.83%) XML
11 19 (6.76%) J2EE
12 17 (6.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (5.34%) Middleware
13 15 (5.34%) SOAP
14 13 (4.63%) JMS
15 12 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (3.91%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (3.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 8 (2.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.32%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (9.61%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.98%) Replication
4 12 (4.27%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.85%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.14%) Clustering
8 5 (1.78%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.78%) iPhone
8 5 (1.78%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.78%) W3C
8 5 (1.78%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.07%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.71%) CMDB
10 2 (0.71%) FMCG
10 2 (0.71%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.06%) Windows
2 58 (20.64%) Linux
3 34 (12.10%) UNIX
4 14 (4.98%) Android
5 12 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.20%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.71%) Solaris
10 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.36%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.79%) MVC
1 50 (17.79%) OO
2 44 (15.66%) ITIL
3 40 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (11.74%) SOA
6 30 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (9.96%) Change Management
8 25 (8.90%) Project Management
8 25 (8.90%) Problem Management
9 24 (8.54%) EAI
9 24 (8.54%) TDD
10 23 (8.19%) Scrum
11 20 (7.12%) Software Testing
12 18 (6.41%) Software Engineering
13 16 (5.69%) Workflow
14 15 (5.34%) Business Analysis
14 15 (5.34%) CRM
15 14 (4.98%) OOP
15 14 (4.98%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 91 (32.38%) C#
2 72 (25.62%) JavaScript
3 64 (22.78%) Java
4 53 (18.86%) T-SQL
5 36 (12.81%) PHP
6 27 (9.61%) VB.NET
7 17 (6.05%) Ruby
7 17 (6.05%) Python
7 17 (6.05%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.63%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.91%) VB
10 10 (3.56%) VB6
10 10 (3.56%) PHP5
11 6 (2.14%) VBA
12 5 (1.78%) VBScript
12 5 (1.78%) C++
13 4 (1.42%) XPath
13 4 (1.42%) R
14 2 (0.71%) Perl
14 2 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (13.52%) Degree
2 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.42%) HNC
3 4 (1.42%) HND
4 3 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.07%) MCDST
4 3 (1.07%) MCSA
4 3 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.07%) ISEB
5 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) MCITP
6 1 (0.36%) MCP
6 1 (0.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.12%) QA
2 17 (6.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.27%) TIBCO Hawk
2 11 (3.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.52%) Oracle
3 17 (6.05%) TIBCO
4 13 (4.63%) Zend
4 13 (4.63%) Business Objects
5 12 (4.27%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.56%) HP
7 9 (3.20%) Sitecore
7 9 (3.20%) Cisco
8 6 (2.14%) Apple
9 5 (1.78%) Citrix
10 4 (1.42%) BMC
10 4 (1.42%) Remedy
10 4 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.42%) IBM
10 4 (1.42%) JBoss
10 4 (1.42%) SAP
10 4 (1.42%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.07%) ATG
11 3 (1.07%) VMware
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Port Sunlight, Liverpool or Kingston, London
Unilever
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40,000-£45,000 circa
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
LSTM
Salary: From £27,057 to £31,342 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wirral
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago