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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 7 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 41 45 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.31% 28.48% 24.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.71% 46.39% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 56
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
96 97 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 59.26% 61.39% 59.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 66 116
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 36 £34,500 -37.55% 11
County Armagh 0 1 £35,000 +27.27%
County Tyrone - 1 - -
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (52.38%) Java
2 26 (41.27%) Finance
3 23 (36.51%) Degree
4 20 (31.75%) Oracle
5 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
6 16 (25.40%) Python
7 15 (23.81%) HTML
7 15 (23.81%) Computer Science
8 14 (22.22%) Banking
8 14 (22.22%) Retail
8 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.22%) Visualisation
8 14 (22.22%) Analytics
8 14 (22.22%) C++
8 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
9 13 (20.63%) Tableau
9 13 (20.63%) Data Analysis
9 13 (20.63%) Marketing
9 13 (20.63%) QlikView
10 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
10 12 (19.05%) Operations Research
10 12 (19.05%) Economics
10 12 (19.05%) Customer Analytics
10 12 (19.05%) Social Media
10 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
10 12 (19.05%) Linux
10 12 (19.05%) Algorithms
11 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
12 10 (15.87%) CSS

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (15.87%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.70%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.70%) SAS
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.76%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
5 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) SPSS
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.59%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Network Security
2 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.35%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.76%) HTTP
5 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
1 13 (20.63%) QlikView
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.76%) Informix
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.59%) Redis
8 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) JDeveloper
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (7.94%) Maven
3 5 (7.94%) Ant
4 4 (6.35%) JUnit
4 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.76%) TestNG
5 3 (4.76%) PVCS
6 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.17%) Metasploit
6 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (3.17%) Capybara
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.59%) Mocha
7 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
2 14 (22.22%) Retail
3 13 (20.63%) Marketing
4 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
5 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Applications Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Data Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Java Web Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Java Applications Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) HTML
2 10 (15.87%) CSS
3 9 (14.29%) XML
3 9 (14.29%) .NET
4 7 (11.11%) Web Services
4 7 (11.11%) JDBC
4 7 (11.11%) J2EE
5 5 (7.94%) JSP
5 5 (7.94%) Servlets
6 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.35%) XSL
6 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.35%) jQuery
6 4 (6.35%) Spring
7 3 (4.76%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (4.76%) HTML5
7 3 (4.76%) WPF
7 3 (4.76%) JAX-WS
7 3 (4.76%) JSON
7 3 (4.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 14 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (19.05%) Economics
3 12 (19.05%) Social Media
3 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 12 (19.05%) Algorithms
4 8 (12.70%) Data Extraction
5 4 (6.35%) Open Source
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.59%) iPhone
7 1 (1.59%) iPad
7 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) UNIX
3 6 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (22.22%) Analytics
2 13 (20.63%) Data Analysis
3 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 12 (19.05%) Operations Research
3 12 (19.05%) Customer Analytics
4 9 (14.29%) TDD
4 9 (14.29%) Validation
5 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.70%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (12.70%) Data Analytics
5 8 (12.70%) Demand Forecasting
6 7 (11.11%) OO
7 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.52%) System Testing
7 6 (9.52%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.94%) MVC
9 4 (6.35%) OOD
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Java
2 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.40%) Python
4 14 (22.22%) C++
5 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
6 9 (14.29%) C#
7 8 (12.70%) VBA
7 8 (12.70%) R
8 6 (9.52%) Ruby
9 4 (6.35%) Perl
10 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.17%) C
12 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) MBA
2 8 (12.70%) CIMA
3 2 (3.17%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.59%) HNC
4 1 (1.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) SLA
3 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (3.17%) Xen
2 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Nmap
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle
2 13 (20.63%) Tableau
3 7 (11.11%) SAP
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) IBM
5 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 4 (6.35%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.59%) Sencha
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 4 days ago
Londonderry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Carrickfergus
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 17 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 17 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago