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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 8 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 41 49 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.04% 29.52% 18.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.54% 46.67% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 39 29
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
126 105 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 67.74% 63.25% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 50 79 47
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 40 £33,000 -12.00% 10
County Londonderry -5 1 £50,000 - 1
SQL
UK

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 52 (55.32%) Oracle
2 47 (50.00%) Degree
3 46 (48.94%) SQL Server
4 36 (38.30%) .NET
5 33 (35.11%) Microsoft
6 32 (34.04%) Java
7 31 (32.98%) C#
8 30 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (30.85%) HTML
10 28 (29.79%) Computer Science
11 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET
11 27 (28.72%) MVC
12 26 (27.66%) PL/SQL
13 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
14 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
15 22 (23.40%) MS Excel
16 21 (22.34%) CSS
16 21 (22.34%) Visual Studio
16 21 (22.34%) XML
17 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (20.21%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (20.21%) Unit Testing
18 19 (20.21%) Web Development
19 17 (18.09%) Web Services
20 16 (17.02%) Windows
20 16 (17.02%) Oracle Forms
20 16 (17.02%) Internet
21 14 (14.89%) Time Management
21 14 (14.89%) Relational Database

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (7.45%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.32%) CMS
3 5 (5.32%) IIS
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.13%) nginx
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.13%) Node.js
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) Internet
2 7 (7.45%) Network Security
3 5 (5.32%) EIGRP
3 5 (5.32%) MGCP
3 5 (5.32%) H.323
3 5 (5.32%) Cisco ICM
3 5 (5.32%) PBX
3 5 (5.32%) VoIP
3 5 (5.32%) RIP
4 3 (3.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.51%) Big Data
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (7.45%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.26%) MySQL
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.13%) HSQLDB
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Visual Studio
2 19 (20.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (17.02%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (9.57%) JDeveloper
5 5 (5.32%) NUnit
5 5 (5.32%) Rational Rose
5 5 (5.32%) MSTest
6 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.06%) Subversion
7 1 (1.06%) JIRA
7 1 (1.06%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.06%) Mockito
7 1 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (45.74%) Developer
2 19 (20.21%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.02%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Consultant
5 9 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Implementation Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) PL/SQL Developer
6 8 (8.51%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Java Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Telephony Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.30%) .NET
2 29 (30.85%) HTML
3 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET
4 21 (22.34%) CSS
4 21 (22.34%) XML
5 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (18.09%) Web Services
7 14 (14.89%) XSLT
8 13 (13.83%) jQuery
9 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.51%) Oracle ADF
10 8 (8.51%) Ajax
11 7 (7.45%) WCF
11 7 (7.45%) Silverlight
12 6 (6.38%) JSON
12 6 (6.38%) Spring
13 5 (5.32%) Hibernate
13 5 (5.32%) VXML
13 5 (5.32%) WPF
13 5 (5.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (29.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.45%) User Experience
4 5 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.26%) Clustering
6 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.13%) GIS
7 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.13%) Open Source
7 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.06%) Physics
8 1 (1.06%) Replication
8 1 (1.06%) Equities
8 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.06%) Derivative
8 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Linux
3 6 (6.38%) UNIX
4 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) MVC
1 27 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
3 19 (20.21%) Web Development
3 19 (20.21%) Unit Testing
4 14 (14.89%) Time Management
5 13 (13.83%) OO
6 8 (8.51%) SOA
6 8 (8.51%) Kanban
7 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.45%) Use Case
8 5 (5.32%) Resource Management
8 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.32%) WFM
8 5 (5.32%) OOD
8 5 (5.32%) UML
8 5 (5.32%) OOP
8 5 (5.32%) Contact Management
8 5 (5.32%) CAD
8 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.04%) Java
2 31 (32.98%) C#
3 26 (27.66%) PL/SQL
4 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.51%) C++
6 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.32%) C
7 4 (4.26%) Python
8 3 (3.19%) Ruby
9 2 (2.13%) PowerHouse
9 2 (2.13%) VB
9 2 (2.13%) Perl
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.06%) Groovy
10 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) MCAD
2 5 (5.32%) MCSD
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.19%) HNC
4 3 (3.19%) HND
5 2 (2.13%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) HL7
3 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (5.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Oracle
2 33 (35.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.32%) Avaya
3 5 (5.32%) JBoss
3 5 (5.32%) Cisco
3 5 (5.32%) Northgate
4 2 (2.13%) Sybase
4 2 (2.13%) ESRI
5 1 (1.06%) KANA
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