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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL 41 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.55% 33.33% 13.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.81% 45.83% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 14
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,650 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
84 72 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.30% 72.73% 69.92%
Number of salaries quoted 54 57 36
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 37 £50,000 +29.87% 17
Newry - 2 £27,500 -
County Tyrone - 2 £33,750 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 25 (32.47%) Java
2 22 (28.57%) Oracle
3 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 21 (27.27%) Degree
3 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 17 (22.08%) HTML
4 17 (22.08%) .NET
5 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
5 15 (19.48%) PL/SQL
5 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (18.18%) C#
6 14 (18.18%) WebSphere
6 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
7 13 (16.88%) XML
7 13 (16.88%) JMS
7 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (15.58%) Unix
8 12 (15.58%) Web Services
9 11 (14.29%) ERP
9 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 10 (12.99%) Windows
10 10 (12.99%) Linux
10 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
10 10 (12.99%) SAP
11 9 (11.69%) CSS
11 9 (11.69%) J2EE
11 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
12 8 (10.39%) Data Protection

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 14 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.09%) NetWeaver
2 7 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) CMS
4 3 (3.90%) Confluence
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) Drupal
6 1 (1.30%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) Kentico
6 1 (1.30%) SAS
6 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (7.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.60%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.60%) Sage 50
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Business One
2 2 (2.60%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.30%) Magento
3 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) NAS
2 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.90%) MySQL
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.60%) EDRMS
8 2 (2.60%) OLAP
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.30%) OLTP
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) JIRA
1 7 (9.09%) PVCS
2 6 (7.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.90%) Subversion
3 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.60%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.79%) Prime Brokerage
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Billing
3 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Front Office
3 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Analyst
3 15 (19.48%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Data Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior QA Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.90%) Systems Support Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.08%) .NET
1 17 (22.08%) HTML
2 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
2 13 (16.88%) JMS
2 13 (16.88%) XML
3 12 (15.58%) Web Services
4 9 (11.69%) CSS
4 9 (11.69%) J2EE
5 8 (10.39%) Java EE 5
6 7 (9.09%) Ajax
6 7 (9.09%) EJB
6 7 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
6 7 (9.09%) JAX-WS
6 7 (9.09%) JDBC
6 7 (9.09%) JSF
6 7 (9.09%) JSP
6 7 (9.09%) Silverlight
7 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.49%) MDX
9 4 (5.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) SWIFT
3 6 (7.79%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.19%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.90%) Derivative
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.60%) Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.30%) FMCG
7 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Unix
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.29%) ERP
4 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.39%) Data Protection
4 8 (10.39%) ETL
4 8 (10.39%) Scrum
4 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.39%) User Stories
5 7 (9.09%) Analytics
5 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.09%) TDD
6 6 (7.79%) CRM
6 6 (7.79%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.79%) Data Analytics
6 6 (7.79%) Use Case
6 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Workflow
7 5 (6.49%) ATDD
7 5 (6.49%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) Java
2 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (19.48%) PL/SQL
3 14 (18.18%) C#
4 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.90%) C
7 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.60%) VB
7 2 (2.60%) VBScript
8 1 (1.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) Scala
8 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) CISSP
3 2 (2.60%) GCIA
3 2 (2.60%) GCIH
3 2 (2.60%) PhD
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.49%) QA
3 3 (3.90%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.30%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) SAP
4 8 (10.39%) IBM
5 5 (6.49%) NetSuite
6 4 (5.19%) Actimize
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco
6 4 (5.19%) Cognizant
6 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.90%) Apple
8 2 (2.60%) Adobe
8 2 (2.60%) Epicor
8 2 (2.60%) Infor
8 2 (2.60%) Pegasus
8 2 (2.60%) Sage
9 1 (1.30%) Google
9 1 (1.30%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) Sun
9 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.30%) VMware
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