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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 56 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.00% 22.70% 23.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.58% 37.21% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 53 31 15
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
138 86 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 49.29% 60.99% 65.59%
Number of salaries quoted 128 70 38
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +12 55 £40,000 +6.66% 7
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL.

1 53 (55.21%) Java
2 35 (36.46%) Oracle
3 29 (30.21%) PL/SQL
4 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (20.83%) JMS
7 19 (19.79%) WebSphere
8 18 (18.75%) TDD
9 17 (17.71%) Degree
9 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
9 17 (17.71%) Relational Database
10 15 (15.63%) Scrum
10 15 (15.63%) HTML
10 15 (15.63%) .NET
10 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (14.58%) J2EE
11 14 (14.58%) C#
11 14 (14.58%) Data Protection
12 13 (13.54%) User Stories
12 13 (13.54%) CSS
13 12 (12.50%) Silverlight
14 11 (11.46%) QA
14 11 (11.46%) Java EE 5
14 11 (11.46%) Web Services
14 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
14 11 (11.46%) Front Office
14 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
15 10 (10.42%) Unix
15 10 (10.42%) AngularJS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (19.79%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.29%) NetWeaver
3 7 (7.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (6.25%) JBoss
5 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.08%) SAS
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) Kentico
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
2 7 (7.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) LAN
1 2 (2.08%) NAS
1 2 (2.08%) SAN
1 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.29%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.08%) MySQL
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) SSDT
8 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.04%) Power BI
8 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) JIRA
2 7 (7.29%) PVCS
3 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.17%) Selenium
4 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.13%) Subversion
4 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.04%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (11.46%) Front Office
2 10 (10.42%) Retail
3 8 (8.33%) Banking
4 6 (6.25%) Finance
4 6 (6.25%) Prime Brokerage
5 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (55.21%) Developer
2 38 (39.58%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (14.58%) Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Xamarin Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Senior QA Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) JMS
2 15 (15.63%) .NET
2 15 (15.63%) HTML
3 14 (14.58%) J2EE
4 13 (13.54%) CSS
5 12 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 11 (11.46%) Java EE 5
6 11 (11.46%) Web Services
7 10 (10.42%) AngularJS
7 10 (10.42%) Java EE
8 8 (8.33%) XML
9 7 (7.29%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.29%) Ajax
9 7 (7.29%) EJB
9 7 (7.29%) EJB 3.0
9 7 (7.29%) JAX-WS
9 7 (7.29%) JDBC
9 7 (7.29%) JSF
9 7 (7.29%) JSP
9 7 (7.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.33%) Smart Energy
4 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.25%) SWIFT
6 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.17%) Derivative
7 2 (2.08%) EPoS
8 1 (1.04%) CMDB
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.04%) FMCG
8 1 (1.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Unix
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) Windows
4 5 (5.21%) Android
4 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) TDD
3 15 (15.63%) Scrum
4 14 (14.58%) Data Protection
5 13 (13.54%) User Stories
6 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
7 10 (10.42%) ATDD
8 9 (9.38%) Asset Management
9 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.33%) EAM
9 8 (8.33%) SDLC
9 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.33%) Web Development
10 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.25%) OO
11 6 (6.25%) Process Management
11 6 (6.25%) Use Case
12 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.21%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.21%) Java
2 29 (30.21%) PL/SQL
3 17 (17.71%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.58%) C#
5 8 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.25%) Scala
7 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.08%) C++
8 2 (2.08%) PHP
8 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) QA
2 8 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) SCCM
1 1 (1.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (36.46%) Oracle
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.33%) IBM
3 8 (8.33%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.17%) Actimize
5 4 (4.17%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.08%) Adobe
6 2 (2.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.04%) Apple
7 1 (1.04%) ATG
7 1 (1.04%) Demandware
7 1 (1.04%) Google
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) hybris
7 1 (1.04%) Snow
7 1 (1.04%) Symantec
Belfast
Mason Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Webrecruit
Salary: Very Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago