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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 18 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.75% 26.06% 28.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.62% 43.88% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 34
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £60,000
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
52 98 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 42.62% 59.39% 61.05%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 71
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -6 12 £35,000 +1.44% 3
County Armagh 0 5 £35,000 - 1
County Londonderry - 1 £33,500 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 21 (44.68%) HTML
2 20 (42.55%) Linux
3 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
4 17 (36.17%) Java
5 15 (31.91%) XML
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
5 15 (31.91%) Relational Database
6 14 (29.79%) CSS
7 13 (27.66%) Python
8 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.53%) Degree
9 11 (23.40%) QA
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.40%) C#
9 11 (23.40%) .NET
10 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
11 9 (19.15%) Windows
11 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Ruby
12 7 (14.89%) System Testing
12 7 (14.89%) HTML5
12 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.89%) OO
12 7 (14.89%) Perl
12 7 (14.89%) OOD
13 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (12.77%) C++

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 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) Relational Database
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.51%) MySQL
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.38%) QlikView
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Robot Framework
1 6 (12.77%) Selenium
2 3 (6.38%) JDeveloper
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Applications Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Applications Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Web Developer
3 6 (12.77%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) QA Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) QA Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Web Applications Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) XML
3 14 (29.79%) CSS
4 11 (23.40%) .NET
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
6 7 (14.89%) HTML5
7 6 (12.77%) jQuery
7 6 (12.77%) Web Services
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.51%) Ajax
8 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.51%) JSON
8 4 (8.51%) REST
8 4 (8.51%) Spring
9 3 (6.38%) J2EE
9 3 (6.38%) Java EE
9 3 (6.38%) Middleware
10 2 (4.26%) OLE
10 2 (4.26%) Struts
10 2 (4.26%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) FMCG
5 2 (4.26%) NHS
6 1 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.13%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.13%) Social Network
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.89%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) OOD
3 7 (14.89%) System Testing
3 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
5 5 (10.64%) ERP
5 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.64%) Workflow
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.26%) Coaching
8 2 (4.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.17%) Java
3 13 (27.66%) Python
4 11 (23.40%) C#
5 7 (14.89%) Perl
5 7 (14.89%) Ruby
6 6 (12.77%) C++
7 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.38%) PHP
8 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.26%) C
9 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.26%) VBScript
10 1 (2.13%) Scala
10 1 (2.13%) VB
10 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) GCIA
5 1 (2.13%) GCIH
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PhD
5 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
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