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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 37 32 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.59% 31.07% 29.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.66% 45.07% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 33
Median salary £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,250 £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
91 71 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.73% 68.93% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 76 36 81
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -5 31 £40,000 +25.00% 4
County Armagh - 4 £35,000 -
County Tyrone +1 2 £30,000 - 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 18 (36.00%) .NET
2 17 (34.00%) HTML
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (32.00%) C#
3 16 (32.00%) Windows
4 15 (30.00%) XML
5 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (24.00%) ERP
8 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
9 10 (20.00%) Degree
10 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
10 9 (18.00%) Linux
11 8 (16.00%) Workflow
11 8 (16.00%) Unix
11 8 (16.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
12 7 (14.00%) jQuery
12 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.00%) HTML5
12 7 (14.00%) Java
13 6 (12.00%) CSS
13 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

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 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.00%) Sage 200
3 2 (4.00%) Sage 50
3 2 (4.00%) SAP Business One
3 2 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) SaaS
3 3 (6.00%) Office 365
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.00%) QlikView
5 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) EDRMS
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) OLAP
7 1 (2.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.00%) JDeveloper
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
1 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.00%) Business Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) E-Business Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) .NET
2 17 (34.00%) HTML
3 15 (30.00%) XML
4 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (16.00%) Web Services
6 7 (14.00%) HTML5
6 7 (14.00%) jQuery
7 6 (12.00%) CSS
8 4 (8.00%) JSON
8 4 (8.00%) MDX
8 4 (8.00%) OLE
8 4 (8.00%) REST
8 4 (8.00%) WCF
9 3 (6.00%) Ajax
9 3 (6.00%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (6.00%) Middleware
10 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.00%) Spring
10 2 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.00%) FMCG
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (24.00%) ERP
3 8 (16.00%) Workflow
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (8.00%) Analytics
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (8.00%) ETL
6 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.00%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.00%) SOA
7 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) Time Management
7 3 (6.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) C#
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) C
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
4 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.00%) VBScript
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) CISSP
3 3 (6.00%) GCIA
3 3 (6.00%) GCIH
3 3 (6.00%) PhD
4 2 (4.00%) SANS
5 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) NetSuite
3 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.00%) Apple
4 2 (4.00%) Epicor
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Infor
4 2 (4.00%) Pegasus
4 2 (4.00%) Sage
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
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