The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 39 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 28.47% 28.95% 24.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.83% 46.22% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 43
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
SQL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 119 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 63.50% 62.63% 58.18%
Number of salaries quoted 46 78 98
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Northern Ireland region.

SQL Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

SQL
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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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
County Antrim -4 37 £32,500 -27.77% 11
County Tyrone - 1 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 36 (56.25%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) Finance
3 23 (35.94%) Degree
4 19 (29.69%) Oracle
5 18 (28.13%) Python
5 18 (28.13%) SDLC
6 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
6 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
6 15 (23.44%) Banking
6 15 (23.44%) Analytics
7 14 (21.88%) Visualisation
7 14 (21.88%) Retail
7 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (21.88%) C++
7 14 (21.88%) HTML
7 14 (21.88%) Management Information System
7 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
8 13 (20.31%) UNIX
8 13 (20.31%) Linux
8 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
8 13 (20.31%) QlikView
8 13 (20.31%) Unit Testing
8 13 (20.31%) Marketing
8 13 (20.31%) Tableau
9 12 (18.75%) Social Media
9 12 (18.75%) Customer Analytics
9 12 (18.75%) Operations Research
9 12 (18.75%) Economics
9 12 (18.75%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 10 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.50%) SAS
3 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.69%) NetWeaver
4 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.13%) Node.js
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) SPSS
2 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.56%) Workday HCM
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Force.com
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) Network Security
2 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.38%) Wireshark
4 4 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (4.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) QlikView
1 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.69%) Informix
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.56%) Redis
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) JDeveloper
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (10.94%) Ant
3 7 (10.94%) Maven
4 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.25%) JUnit
6 3 (4.69%) PVCS
6 3 (4.69%) Selenium
6 3 (4.69%) Metasploit
6 3 (4.69%) TestNG
6 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.69%) Capybara
6 3 (4.69%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.56%) Xcode
8 1 (1.56%) Subversion
8 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.56%) Mocha
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 14 (21.88%) Retail
4 13 (20.31%) Marketing
5 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
6 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Java Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Applications Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Data Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Development Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Software Development Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) HTML
2 11 (17.19%) XML
3 10 (15.63%) CSS
4 9 (14.06%) .NET
5 7 (10.94%) J2EE
5 7 (10.94%) JDBC
6 5 (7.81%) JSP
6 5 (7.81%) Servlets
6 5 (7.81%) Web Services
7 4 (6.25%) JSON
7 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.25%) Spring
7 4 (6.25%) jQuery
7 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.69%) EJB
8 3 (4.69%) JMS
8 3 (4.69%) JAX-WS
8 3 (4.69%) WPF
8 3 (4.69%) HTML5
8 3 (4.69%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
2 14 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 14 (21.88%) Visualisation
2 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.75%) Algorithms
3 12 (18.75%) Social Media
3 12 (18.75%) Economics
4 8 (12.50%) Data Extraction
5 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.56%) iPad
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) UNIX
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Solaris
3 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) SDLC
2 15 (23.44%) Analytics
3 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
4 13 (20.31%) Unit Testing
5 12 (18.75%) Customer Analytics
5 12 (18.75%) Operations Research
6 10 (15.63%) TDD
7 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 8 (12.50%) Validation
7 8 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 8 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
8 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.38%) OO
9 6 (9.38%) Scrum
9 6 (9.38%) Open Source
9 6 (9.38%) Software Architecture
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) Java
2 18 (28.13%) Python
3 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.88%) C++
5 12 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 9 (14.06%) C#
7 8 (12.50%) VBA
7 8 (12.50%) Ruby
7 8 (12.50%) R
8 5 (7.81%) Perl
9 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.13%) C
11 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.56%) VB
11 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) CIMA
2 8 (12.50%) MBA
3 2 (3.13%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.56%) HNC
4 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) QA
3 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (4.69%) Xen
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Nmap
2 3 (4.69%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle
2 13 (20.31%) Tableau
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.94%) SAP
5 6 (9.38%) Rapid7
5 6 (9.38%) VMware
6 4 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.56%) Google
7 1 (1.56%) Sencha
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