The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Helens region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 26.32% 14.58% 26.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 18.92% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 7
Average salary £19,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
SQL
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Helens region.

Programming Languages Category
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
13 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 68.42% 77.08% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 18
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £70,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the St Helens region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

SQL
Salary Trend in St Helens

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the St Helens region.

SQL Salary Trend in St Helens

SQL
Salary Histogram in St Helens

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the St Helens region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SQL Salary Histogram in St Helens

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
3 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) Flash
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Telerik

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support
5 1 (11.11%) C# Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Graduate
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Flash
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Telerik