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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 11 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 15 52 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.82% 30.77% 26.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.07% 42.62% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 31
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £28,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
83 122 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 70.94% 72.19% 55.07%
Number of salaries quoted 37 95 116
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 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 December 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
(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 -8 12 £30,500 -12.85% 3
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 28 (48.28%) Degree
3 27 (46.55%) .NET
4 24 (41.38%) Oracle
5 23 (39.66%) C#
5 23 (39.66%) XML
6 22 (37.93%) HTML
6 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
8 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (31.03%) Java
10 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
10 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
10 18 (31.03%) Computer Science
11 17 (29.31%) MVC
12 16 (27.59%) Web Services
12 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
12 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (24.14%) XSLT
14 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
14 13 (22.41%) Web Development
14 13 (22.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (20.69%) CSS
15 12 (20.69%) Internet
15 12 (20.69%) jQuery
16 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
17 10 (17.24%) Windows
17 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
18 9 (15.52%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.34%) IIS
2 5 (8.62%) JBoss
2 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.62%) CMS
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Internet
2 5 (8.62%) EIGRP
2 5 (8.62%) MGCP
2 5 (8.62%) H.323
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco ICM
2 5 (8.62%) PBX
2 5 (8.62%) VoIP
2 5 (8.62%) RIP
3 3 (5.17%) Intranet
3 3 (5.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.17%) OLTP
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.45%) OLAP
7 1 (1.72%) MySQL
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
1 13 (22.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.62%) MSTest
2 5 (8.62%) NUnit
2 5 (8.62%) Rational Rose
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.45%) JDeveloper
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Consultant
3 11 (18.97%) Implementation Consultant
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Telephony Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Integration Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) DBA
9 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (46.55%) .NET
2 23 (39.66%) XML
3 22 (37.93%) HTML
4 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 16 (27.59%) Web Services
5 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (24.14%) XSLT
7 12 (20.69%) jQuery
7 12 (20.69%) CSS
8 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
9 7 (12.07%) XSL
10 6 (10.34%) WPF
10 6 (10.34%) Silverlight
11 5 (8.62%) YUI
11 5 (8.62%) JSON
11 5 (8.62%) WCF
11 5 (8.62%) Ajax
11 5 (8.62%) VXML
11 5 (8.62%) SOAP
11 5 (8.62%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (31.03%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.07%) User Experience
4 5 (8.62%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Replication
7 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.72%) Statistics
7 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) UNIX
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) MVC
3 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 13 (22.41%) Web Development
5 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
6 9 (15.52%) OO
7 8 (13.79%) Time Management
8 7 (12.07%) Use Case
9 5 (8.62%) WFM
9 5 (8.62%) Resource Management
9 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.62%) UML
9 5 (8.62%) OOP
9 5 (8.62%) SOA
9 5 (8.62%) CAD
9 5 (8.62%) Contact Management
9 5 (8.62%) Cisco ICM Scripting
10 4 (6.90%) User Stories
11 3 (5.17%) Validation
11 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) C#
2 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.03%) Java
4 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.62%) C
6 5 (8.62%) C++
7 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.45%) VB
9 1 (1.72%) Python
9 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (48.28%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.62%) MCAD
3 5 (8.62%) MCSD
4 3 (5.17%) HNC
4 3 (5.17%) HND
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Oracle
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Avaya
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco
3 5 (8.62%) Northgate
4 1 (1.72%) KANA
4 1 (1.72%) Actimize
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