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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 25 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.94% 23.04% 24.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.71% 34.92% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 39
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
70 126 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 64.22% 65.97% 59.39%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 84
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 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 27 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
County Antrim -2 15 £30,000 -17.80% 16
County Armagh 0 8 £40,000 +45.45% 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 16 (40.00%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (25.00%) Degree
4 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (22.50%) .NET
5 9 (22.50%) C#
5 9 (22.50%) HTML
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (20.00%) Network Security
6 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (20.00%) XML
6 8 (20.00%) JDeveloper
7 7 (17.50%) Linux
7 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.50%) TDD
7 7 (17.50%) Finance
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (15.00%) OO
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.00%) Web Services
8 6 (15.00%) QA
8 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Software Architecture
8 6 (15.00%) System Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.50%) Workday HCM
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Force.com
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) Informix
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) JDeveloper
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.00%) PVCS
4 1 (2.50%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Applications Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) HTML
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) XML
3 6 (15.00%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) XSL
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) WPF
5 4 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.50%) Java EE
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.50%) WCF
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
6 3 (7.50%) J2EE
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.00%) EJB
7 2 (5.00%) JDBC
7 2 (5.00%) JSF
7 2 (5.00%) JMS
7 2 (5.00%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.50%) TDD
4 6 (15.00%) OO
4 6 (15.00%) System Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (7.50%) MVC
6 3 (7.50%) OOD
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.50%) User Stories
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.00%) Coaching
7 2 (5.00%) People Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) C#
4 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.50%) Python
7 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.00%) Ruby
8 2 (5.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) HNC
2 3 (7.50%) HND
3 2 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.50%) Actimize
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) Sencha
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