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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 28 46 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.44% 26.74% 24.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.72% 40.35% 51.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 41 40
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
101 114 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.14% 66.28% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 95 90
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
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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 -9 26 £37,500 - 9
County Londonderry -5 1 £50,000 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 46 (52.87%) SQL Server
2 45 (51.72%) Oracle
3 44 (50.57%) Degree
4 35 (40.23%) .NET
5 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
6 30 (34.48%) C#
6 30 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
8 27 (31.03%) Java
9 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET
9 26 (29.89%) MVC
10 25 (28.74%) HTML
11 24 (27.59%) PL/SQL
11 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (26.44%) Software Engineering
12 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
13 22 (25.29%) XML
14 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
14 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (21.84%) Web Development
16 18 (20.69%) Visual Studio
17 16 (18.39%) Internet
18 15 (17.24%) CSS
18 15 (17.24%) Web Services
18 15 (17.24%) Windows
19 14 (16.09%) Oracle Forms
19 14 (16.09%) XSLT
19 14 (16.09%) Time Management
20 13 (14.94%) jQuery

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.75%) CMS
2 5 (5.75%) IIS
2 5 (5.75%) JBoss
2 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.39%) Internet
2 8 (9.20%) Network Security
3 5 (5.75%) EIGRP
3 5 (5.75%) MGCP
3 5 (5.75%) H.323
3 5 (5.75%) Cisco ICM
3 5 (5.75%) PBX
3 5 (5.75%) VoIP
3 5 (5.75%) RIP
4 3 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (52.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.60%) Big Data
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (4.60%) OLTP
6 3 (3.45%) OLAP
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.30%) MySQL
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (20.69%) Visual Studio
3 14 (16.09%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (9.20%) JDeveloper
5 5 (5.75%) Rational Rose
5 5 (5.75%) MSTest
5 5 (5.75%) NUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Subversion
6 1 (1.15%) JIRA
6 1 (1.15%) Mockito
6 1 (1.15%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Developer
2 19 (21.84%) Software Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Implementation Consultant
4 10 (11.49%) Software Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Developer
5 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) DBA
7 5 (5.75%) Telephony Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) .NET
2 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET
3 25 (28.74%) HTML
4 22 (25.29%) XML
5 21 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (17.24%) Web Services
6 15 (17.24%) CSS
7 14 (16.09%) XSLT
8 13 (14.94%) jQuery
9 11 (12.64%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.20%) Oracle ADF
10 8 (9.20%) WCF
11 7 (8.05%) WPF
12 6 (6.90%) Silverlight
12 6 (6.90%) Ajax
12 6 (6.90%) JSON
13 5 (5.75%) YUI
13 5 (5.75%) VXML
13 5 (5.75%) XSL
13 5 (5.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
4 5 (5.75%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.60%) Clustering
5 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.15%) Replication
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.15%) Statistics
8 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Linux
2 6 (6.90%) UNIX
3 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) MVC
2 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.44%) Software Engineering
4 19 (21.84%) Web Development
5 14 (16.09%) Time Management
6 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
7 10 (11.49%) OO
8 7 (8.05%) Use Case
9 5 (5.75%) WFM
9 5 (5.75%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.75%) Contact Management
9 5 (5.75%) UML
9 5 (5.75%) OOP
9 5 (5.75%) SOA
9 5 (5.75%) CAD
9 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.75%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 5 (5.75%) Resource Management
10 4 (4.60%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) C#
2 27 (31.03%) Java
3 24 (27.59%) PL/SQL
4 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.90%) C++
6 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.75%) C
8 2 (2.30%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) Ruby
9 1 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (50.57%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.75%) MCAD
3 5 (5.75%) MCSD
4 4 (4.60%) HNC
4 4 (4.60%) HND
4 4 (4.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (5.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.60%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) Oracle
2 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Avaya
3 5 (5.75%) Cisco
3 5 (5.75%) Northgate
4 1 (1.15%) Sybase
4 1 (1.15%) KANA
4 1 (1.15%) Actimize
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