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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 13 51 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.03% 25.00% 26.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.14% 38.35% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 37
Average salary £31,000 £30,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.63% -19.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
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
37 133 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 62.71% 65.20% 62.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 62 80
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -3 11 £30,000 -1.63% 9
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (61.11%) Java
2 25 (46.30%) Finance
3 20 (37.04%) Degree
4 17 (31.48%) HTML
4 17 (31.48%) Python
5 15 (27.78%) Banking
5 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.78%) Analytics
5 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (25.93%) Visualisation
6 14 (25.93%) CSS
6 14 (25.93%) XML
6 14 (25.93%) Retail
6 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
7 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (24.07%) C++
7 13 (24.07%) Tableau
7 13 (24.07%) QlikView
7 13 (24.07%) Data Analysis
7 13 (24.07%) Marketing
8 12 (22.22%) Economics
8 12 (22.22%) Operations Research
8 12 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 12 (22.22%) Customer Analytics
8 12 (22.22%) Social Media
8 12 (22.22%) Algorithms
8 12 (22.22%) SDLC
9 11 (20.37%) UNIX
10 10 (18.52%) C#
10 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.81%) SAS
3 6 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.70%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.70%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) SPSS
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 4 (7.41%) HTTP
4 3 (5.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) QlikView
2 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.70%) OLTP
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.70%) OLAP
8 2 (3.70%) MySQL
8 2 (3.70%) Informix
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Ant
2 7 (12.96%) Maven
3 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) JUnit
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (5.56%) JDeveloper
5 3 (5.56%) Selenium
5 3 (5.56%) Metasploit
5 3 (5.56%) TestNG
5 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (5.56%) Capybara
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.70%) PVCS
7 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) Xcode
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 25 (46.30%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 14 (25.93%) Retail
4 13 (24.07%) Marketing
5 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
6 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Data Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Development Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) HTML
2 14 (25.93%) CSS
2 14 (25.93%) XML
3 10 (18.52%) .NET
4 8 (14.81%) Web Services
5 6 (11.11%) Spring
5 6 (11.11%) JDBC
6 5 (9.26%) JSP
6 5 (9.26%) Servlets
6 5 (9.26%) J2EE
6 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.26%) HTML5
7 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.41%) JSON
7 4 (7.41%) WPF
7 4 (7.41%) jQuery
8 3 (5.56%) WCF
8 3 (5.56%) WSDL
8 3 (5.56%) Ajax
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (25.93%) Visualisation
2 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
3 12 (22.22%) Economics
3 12 (22.22%) Social Media
3 12 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 8 (14.81%) Data Extraction
5 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.70%) User Experience
7 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.85%) iPhone
8 1 (1.85%) iPad
8 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) UNIX
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Analytics
2 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Data Analysis
3 12 (22.22%) Operations Research
3 12 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 12 (22.22%) Customer Analytics
3 12 (22.22%) SDLC
4 8 (14.81%) Data Analytics
4 8 (14.81%) Demand Forecasting
4 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 7 (12.96%) MVC
5 7 (12.96%) OO
5 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.96%) Validation
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Open Source
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.26%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) Python
3 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.07%) C++
5 10 (18.52%) C#
5 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.81%) VBA
6 8 (14.81%) R
7 6 (11.11%) Ruby
8 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.56%) VB
9 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.56%) Perl
10 2 (3.70%) C
10 2 (3.70%) VB6
11 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) CIMA
2 8 (14.81%) MBA
3 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) VirtualBox
2 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (5.56%) Xen
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Nmap
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Tableau
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (11.11%) SAP
4 6 (11.11%) Rapid7
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Sencha
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