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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 35 22 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.65% 20.56% 29.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 30.14% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 39
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
91 73 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 64.08% 68.22% 71.71%
Number of salaries quoted 75 43 105
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -4 18 £37,500 +25.00% 10
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (42.37%) Java
2 24 (40.68%) HTML
3 23 (38.98%) Computer Science
3 23 (38.98%) Relational Database
4 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
5 21 (35.59%) CSS
6 20 (33.90%) C#
6 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
7 19 (32.20%) Linux
8 18 (30.51%) .NET
8 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (28.81%) Python
9 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
10 16 (27.12%) XML
10 16 (27.12%) Degree
11 14 (23.73%) Web Services
11 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
12 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
13 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
13 11 (18.64%) OO
13 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
14 10 (16.95%) QA
14 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (16.95%) Windows
15 9 (15.25%) OOD
15 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
15 9 (15.25%) Perl
15 9 (15.25%) MVC
15 9 (15.25%) Ruby
15 9 (15.25%) System Testing

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.08%) JBoss
4 3 (5.08%) NetWeaver
4 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.69%) nginx
6 1 (1.69%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) Relational Database
2 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) OLAP
4 3 (5.08%) OLTP
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Robot Framework
1 8 (13.56%) Selenium
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (11.86%) Banking
2 6 (10.17%) Advertising
2 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (71.19%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.64%) C# Developer
5 10 (16.95%) .NET Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Web Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Applications Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) Java Applications Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Java Web Applications Developer
7 8 (13.56%) Java Web Developer
7 8 (13.56%) QA Automation Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) QA Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) Systems Test Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) Test Engineer
7 8 (13.56%) Web Applications Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) HTML
2 21 (35.59%) CSS
3 18 (30.51%) .NET
4 16 (27.12%) XML
5 14 (23.73%) Web Services
6 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
7 8 (13.56%) jQuery
7 8 (13.56%) WCF
8 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
8 7 (11.86%) J2EE
8 7 (11.86%) Spring
8 7 (11.86%) WPF
9 6 (10.17%) Ajax
9 6 (10.17%) LINQ
10 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.47%) HTML5
10 5 (8.47%) Java EE
11 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.08%) JSON
12 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Smart Energy
4 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (1.69%) Social Network
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
3 11 (18.64%) OO
3 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
4 9 (15.25%) MVC
4 9 (15.25%) OOD
4 9 (15.25%) System Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Integration Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.17%) BDD
6 6 (10.17%) EAM
6 6 (10.17%) TDD
7 5 (8.47%) Workflow
8 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.08%) SDLC
9 3 (5.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Java
2 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.90%) C#
4 17 (28.81%) Python
5 9 (15.25%) Perl
5 9 (15.25%) Ruby
5 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
6 8 (13.56%) C++
6 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
7 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.08%) Scala
9 2 (3.39%) VB
9 2 (3.39%) VB6
10 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) MCITP
3 1 (1.69%) MCTS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Basel III
2 1 (1.69%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) IBM
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
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