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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 9 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 4.55% 17.50% 41.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 22.58% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
12 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 54.55% 77.50% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 19
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Flash
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Telerik

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Programmer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Programmer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Telerik