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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 12 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL 19 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.26% 29.71% 28.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.36% 46.59% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 37
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £26,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £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
67 88 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 43.23% 63.77% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 62 48 78
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -10 13 £35,000 +5.26% 15
County Armagh 0 5 £35,000 -
County Londonderry - 1 £33,500 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 21 (47.73%) HTML
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.91%) XML
4 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.82%) Linux
6 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
7 12 (27.27%) Windows
7 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 12 (27.27%) Java
7 12 (27.27%) C#
7 12 (27.27%) .NET
7 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 10 (22.73%) CSS
9 9 (20.45%) Degree
10 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 8 (18.18%) Unix
10 8 (18.18%) ERP
11 7 (15.91%) Workflow
11 7 (15.91%) QA
11 7 (15.91%) HTML5
12 6 (13.64%) jQuery
12 6 (13.64%) Python
12 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (13.64%) Web Services
13 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
13 5 (11.36%) Project Management
13 5 (11.36%) Finance
13 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework

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 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Drupal
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.27%) Sage 50
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DHCP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
1 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
2 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.09%) MySQL
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.82%) QlikView
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JDeveloper
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
2 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Business Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) E-Business Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) HTML
2 18 (40.91%) XML
3 12 (27.27%) .NET
4 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 10 (22.73%) CSS
5 7 (15.91%) HTML5
6 6 (13.64%) jQuery
6 6 (13.64%) Web Services
7 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 4 (9.09%) Ajax
8 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.09%) JSON
8 4 (9.09%) OLE
8 4 (9.09%) REST
8 4 (9.09%) Spring
9 3 (6.82%) Java EE
9 3 (6.82%) Middleware
10 2 (4.55%) LINQ
10 2 (4.55%) WCF
10 2 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) User Experience
4 3 (6.82%) FMCG
5 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.55%) NHS
6 1 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.27%) Social Network
6 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Windows
3 8 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ERP
2 7 (15.91%) Workflow
3 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.36%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.36%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (9.09%) MVC
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) OO
6 3 (6.82%) OOD
6 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.82%) System Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.27%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) C
4 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.09%) VBScript
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) CISSP
3 3 (6.82%) GCIA
3 3 (6.82%) GCIH
3 3 (6.82%) PhD
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Postgraduate
4 2 (4.55%) SANS
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) MCTS
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) NetSuite
3 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Epicor
4 1 (2.27%) Infor
4 1 (2.27%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.27%) Sage
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
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