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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 51 44 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.52% 26.67% 23.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.96% 42.72% 61.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 39
Average salary £30,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.73% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
138 103 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.35% 62.42% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 79 56
Average salary £34,300 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 0 51 £30,500 -21.79% 6
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 56 (56.57%) Oracle
2 49 (49.49%) Degree
3 48 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 38 (38.38%) .NET
5 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 34 (34.34%) HTML
7 33 (33.33%) C#
8 32 (32.32%) Java
9 29 (29.29%) ASP.NET
9 29 (29.29%) MVC
9 29 (29.29%) Computer Science
10 27 (27.27%) PL/SQL
11 26 (26.26%) CSS
12 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
12 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (24.24%) Software Engineering
13 24 (24.24%) XML
14 23 (23.23%) Visual Studio
14 23 (23.23%) MS Excel
15 22 (22.22%) Unit Testing
16 20 (20.20%) Web Services
17 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 18 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (18.18%) Web Development
18 18 (18.18%) Windows
19 17 (17.17%) Oracle Forms
20 16 (16.16%) OO
20 16 (16.16%) Internet
21 14 (14.14%) XSLT
21 14 (14.14%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
1 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.05%) IIS
4 4 (4.04%) CMS
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.02%) Apache
5 2 (2.02%) nginx
5 2 (2.02%) Node.js
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (23.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.16%) Internet
2 7 (7.07%) Network Security
3 4 (4.04%) EIGRP
3 4 (4.04%) MGCP
3 4 (4.04%) H.323
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco ICM
3 4 (4.04%) PBX
3 4 (4.04%) VoIP
3 4 (4.04%) RIP
4 3 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.08%) Big Data
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.07%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.04%) MySQL
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.02%) HSQLDB
10 2 (2.02%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 23 (23.23%) Visual Studio
2 18 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (17.17%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (9.09%) JDeveloper
5 5 (5.05%) NUnit
5 5 (5.05%) Rational Rose
5 5 (5.05%) MSTest
6 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.01%) Subversion
7 1 (1.01%) JIRA
7 1 (1.01%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.01%) Mockito
7 1 (1.01%) JUnit
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Front Office
4 1 (1.01%) Law
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (50.51%) Developer
2 18 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 16 (16.16%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Java Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Integration Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Implementation Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.38%) .NET
2 34 (34.34%) HTML
3 29 (29.29%) ASP.NET
4 26 (26.26%) CSS
5 24 (24.24%) XML
6 20 (20.20%) Web Services
7 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (14.14%) XSLT
9 13 (13.13%) jQuery
10 10 (10.10%) Ajax
10 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
10 10 (10.10%) Silverlight
11 8 (8.08%) Oracle ADF
12 7 (7.07%) WCF
13 6 (6.06%) JSON
13 6 (6.06%) Spring
14 5 (5.05%) Hibernate
14 5 (5.05%) WPF
14 5 (5.05%) SOAP
14 5 (5.05%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.05%) Open Source
2 5 (5.05%) GIS
3 4 (4.04%) Clustering
3 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.01%) Physics
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Equities
6 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.01%) Derivative
6 1 (1.01%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
2 11 (11.11%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) UNIX
4 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) MVC
2 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 22 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 18 (18.18%) Web Development
6 16 (16.16%) OO
7 13 (13.13%) Time Management
8 11 (11.11%) SOA
9 8 (8.08%) Kanban
10 7 (7.07%) Use Case
10 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.05%) ITIL
12 5 (5.05%) UML
12 5 (5.05%) OOP
12 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.05%) OOD
12 5 (5.05%) Integration Testing
13 4 (4.04%) WFM
13 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.33%) C#
2 32 (32.32%) Java
3 27 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.08%) C++
6 6 (6.06%) Python
7 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.05%) C
8 4 (4.04%) PHP
8 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.04%) PowerHouse
9 3 (3.03%) Ruby
10 2 (2.02%) VB
10 2 (2.02%) Perl
11 1 (1.01%) Groovy
11 1 (1.01%) VBA
11 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (49.49%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) BC Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) CTC Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) MCAD
2 5 (5.05%) MCSD
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.03%) HNC
4 3 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
1 3 (3.03%) HL7
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Data Guard
1 4 (4.04%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (4.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 56 (56.57%) Oracle
2 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) ESRI
3 5 (5.05%) JBoss
3 5 (5.05%) Northgate
4 4 (4.04%) Cisco
4 4 (4.04%) Avaya
5 2 (2.02%) Sybase
6 1 (1.01%) KANA
Antrim, County Antrim
PwC
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago