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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 3 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing SQL 49 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.11% 29.84% 12.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.55% 43.02% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 12
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £44,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
110 86 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 51.89% 69.35% 68.47%
Number of salaries quoted 89 68 41
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +7 46 £40,000 +14.28% 5
County Tyrone - 2 £33,750 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 39 (44.83%) Java
2 28 (32.18%) Oracle
2 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
3 23 (26.44%) PL/SQL
4 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (21.84%) JMS
5 19 (21.84%) WebSphere
6 18 (20.69%) Degree
7 16 (18.39%) Computer Science
7 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
8 15 (17.24%) .NET
9 14 (16.09%) J2EE
9 14 (16.09%) HTML
9 14 (16.09%) Web Services
10 13 (14.94%) TDD
10 13 (14.94%) Relational Database
10 13 (14.94%) Data Protection
11 12 (13.79%) User Stories
11 12 (13.79%) Scrum
11 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.64%) C#
12 11 (12.64%) JIRA
13 10 (11.49%) Unix
13 10 (11.49%) CSS
14 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET
14 9 (10.34%) XML
14 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
14 9 (10.34%) MS Excel

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 19 (21.84%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.05%) NetWeaver
3 7 (8.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (6.90%) JBoss
5 3 (3.45%) Confluence
5 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.30%) CMS
6 2 (2.30%) SAS
7 1 (1.15%) IIS
7 1 (1.15%) Kentico
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
1 2 (2.30%) LAN
1 2 (2.30%) NAS
1 2 (2.30%) SAN
1 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.30%) MySQL
9 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.15%) OLAP
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) JIRA
2 7 (8.05%) PVCS
3 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.45%) Selenium
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 8 (9.20%) Front Office
1 8 (9.20%) Retail
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Prime Brokerage
4 5 (5.75%) Finance
5 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.30%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) Advertising
7 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Developer
2 27 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 16 (18.39%) Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (9.20%) QA Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Support
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) JMS
2 15 (17.24%) .NET
3 14 (16.09%) HTML
3 14 (16.09%) J2EE
3 14 (16.09%) Web Services
4 10 (11.49%) CSS
5 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.34%) Java EE 5
5 9 (10.34%) XML
6 8 (9.20%) Java EE
7 7 (8.05%) Ajax
7 7 (8.05%) EJB
7 7 (8.05%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (8.05%) JAX-WS
7 7 (8.05%) JDBC
7 7 (8.05%) JSF
7 7 (8.05%) JSP
7 7 (8.05%) Silverlight
7 7 (8.05%) SOAP
8 5 (5.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (18.39%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.90%) Smart Energy
3 6 (6.90%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.60%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.45%) Derivative
5 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.30%) EPoS
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.15%) FMCG
7 1 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Unix
2 8 (9.20%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.94%) Data Protection
2 13 (14.94%) TDD
3 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.79%) Scrum
3 12 (13.79%) User Stories
4 9 (10.34%) ATDD
4 9 (10.34%) Web Development
5 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.90%) EAM
7 6 (6.90%) ERP
7 6 (6.90%) ETL
7 6 (6.90%) Use Case
8 5 (5.75%) Analytics
8 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.60%) KYC
9 4 (4.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) Java
2 23 (26.44%) PL/SQL
3 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) C#
5 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.90%) Scala
7 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 8 (9.20%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.45%) SLA
4 1 (1.15%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.15%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.20%) SAP
4 7 (8.05%) IBM
5 4 (4.60%) Actimize
5 4 (4.60%) Cognizant
6 3 (3.45%) NetSuite
7 2 (2.30%) Adobe
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.30%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) Apple
8 1 (1.15%) Google
8 1 (1.15%) HP
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