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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 26 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.89% 27.27% 25.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.83% 40.14% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 34
Average salary £33,750 £32,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.05% -16.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £60,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
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
58 142 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.67% 67.94% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33 80 76
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -1 23 £32,000 -1.53% 5
County Tyrone - 1 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 36 (60.00%) Java
2 27 (45.00%) Finance
3 22 (36.67%) Degree
4 17 (28.33%) Python
5 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.67%) Banking
6 15 (25.00%) HTML
6 15 (25.00%) Analytics
6 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (23.33%) SDLC
7 14 (23.33%) Visualisation
7 14 (23.33%) C++
7 14 (23.33%) Retail
7 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
8 13 (21.67%) Data Analysis
8 13 (21.67%) Marketing
8 13 (21.67%) Oracle
8 13 (21.67%) QlikView
8 13 (21.67%) Tableau
9 12 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
9 12 (20.00%) Algorithms
9 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 12 (20.00%) Social Media
9 12 (20.00%) CSS
9 12 (20.00%) XML
9 12 (20.00%) UNIX
9 12 (20.00%) Linux
9 12 (20.00%) Operations Research
9 12 (20.00%) Economics

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (13.33%) SAS
3 7 (11.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.33%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.33%) Node.js
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) SPSS
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Force.com
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 3 (5.00%) Network Security
4 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) QlikView
2 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.33%) Informix
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.67%) SQLite
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Ant
2 7 (11.67%) Maven
3 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.33%) JDeveloper
5 4 (6.67%) JUnit
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (5.00%) Selenium
6 3 (5.00%) Metasploit
6 3 (5.00%) TestNG
6 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (5.00%) Capybara
7 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.33%) PVCS
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.67%) Xcode
8 1 (1.67%) Subversion
8 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (45.00%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Banking
3 14 (23.33%) Retail
4 13 (21.67%) Marketing
5 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Data Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Applications Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Development Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Development Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) HTML
2 12 (20.00%) CSS
2 12 (20.00%) XML
3 9 (15.00%) .NET
4 7 (11.67%) Web Services
5 6 (10.00%) J2EE
5 6 (10.00%) JDBC
5 6 (10.00%) Spring
6 5 (8.33%) JSP
6 5 (8.33%) Servlets
7 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.67%) JSON
7 4 (6.67%) HTML5
7 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.67%) jQuery
8 3 (5.00%) WSDL
8 3 (5.00%) SOAP
9 2 (3.33%) EJB
9 2 (3.33%) JMS
9 2 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (23.33%) Visualisation
2 14 (23.33%) Management Information System
3 12 (20.00%) Economics
3 12 (20.00%) Social Media
3 12 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 8 (13.33%) Data Extraction
6 3 (5.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.33%) User Experience
7 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.67%) iPhone
8 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.67%) iPad
8 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) UNIX
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Analytics
2 14 (23.33%) SDLC
2 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) Data Analysis
4 12 (20.00%) Operations Research
4 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (20.00%) Customer Analytics
5 8 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 8 (13.33%) Demand Forecasting
5 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (13.33%) OO
6 7 (11.67%) Validation
7 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.00%) TDD
7 6 (10.00%) Open Source
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.33%) MVC
9 4 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) Java
2 17 (28.33%) Python
3 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.33%) C++
5 11 (18.33%) PL/SQL
6 10 (16.67%) C#
7 8 (13.33%) VBA
7 8 (13.33%) R
8 7 (11.67%) Ruby
9 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (6.67%) Perl
10 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.33%) VB
11 2 (3.33%) C
12 1 (1.67%) VB6
12 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) CIMA
2 8 (13.33%) MBA
3 2 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (5.00%) Xen
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Nmap
2 3 (5.00%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
1 13 (21.67%) Tableau
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) SAP
3 6 (10.00%) Rapid7
3 6 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Sencha
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