Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 93 69 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 26.05% 23.15% 28.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.05% 43.95% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 26
Belfast median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13,225 £29,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £55,000 £53,750
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +11.11%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 258 157 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 72.27% 52.68% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 155 117 75
Belfast median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -5.88% +19.72%
10th Percentile £12,500 £27,950 £23,800
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -11.25% -3.03% +17.86%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Belfast

SQL
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Belfast.

Salary trend for SQL in Belfast

SQL
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Belfast over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SQL.

1 50 (53.76%) Oracle
2 38 (40.86%) Java
3 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
3 32 (34.41%) Degree
4 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
5 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (27.96%) Computer Science
6 26 (27.96%) QA
7 24 (25.81%) PL/SQL
8 23 (24.73%) Finance
9 22 (23.66%) Computer Science Degree
10 20 (21.51%) Legal
10 20 (21.51%) Relational Database
10 20 (21.51%) SDLC
11 19 (20.43%) Test Automation
12 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
13 17 (18.28%) Workflow
13 17 (18.28%) T-SQL
13 17 (18.28%) Unix
13 17 (18.28%) Oracle Forms
14 16 (17.20%) XML
14 16 (17.20%) C#
14 16 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (17.20%) ISTQB
15 15 (16.13%) .NET
15 15 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (15.05%) Data Modelling
16 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (13.98%) JIRA

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 12 (12.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (4.30%) Confluence
2 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.23%) WordPress
4 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.30%) GitHub
2 4 (4.30%) Slack
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.51%) Relational Database
3 15 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (12.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.38%) Big Data
8 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.23%) KDB
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.08%) Flink
11 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.08%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (13.98%) JIRA
3 12 (12.90%) JDeveloper
3 12 (12.90%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.15%) Selenium
9 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.08%) JUnit
9 1 (1.08%) Mockito
9 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 20 (21.51%) Legal
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) Developer
2 15 (16.13%) Consultant
2 15 (16.13%) Technical Consultant
3 12 (12.90%) Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) DBA
5 10 (10.75%) SQL DBA
6 9 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.68%) E-Business Consultant
6 9 (9.68%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (9.68%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (8.60%) QA Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Test Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Junior
9 6 (6.45%) Junior Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) Junior Technical Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) XML
2 15 (16.13%) .NET
3 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET
4 11 (11.83%) Spring
5 9 (9.68%) Middleware
6 7 (7.53%) Node.js
6 7 (7.53%) Web Services
7 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.45%) REST
7 6 (6.45%) SOAP
8 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.38%) CSS
8 5 (5.38%) HTML
8 5 (5.38%) Struts
9 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.30%) J2EE
10 3 (3.23%) Laravel
11 2 (2.15%) FpML
11 2 (2.15%) Murex MxML
12 1 (1.08%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 12 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.83%) Derivative
4 11 (11.83%) Replication
5 9 (9.68%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) Equities
7 1 (1.08%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Unix
2 10 (10.75%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) SDLC
3 19 (20.43%) Test Automation
4 17 (18.28%) Workflow
5 16 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (15.05%) Data Modelling
8 13 (13.98%) ERP
9 12 (12.90%) BDD
9 12 (12.90%) Scrum
9 12 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
10 11 (11.83%) Migration
10 11 (11.83%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (10.75%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (10.75%) ITIL
11 10 (10.75%) Manual Testing
11 10 (10.75%) Statistics
12 9 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (9.68%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.86%) Java
2 24 (25.81%) PL/SQL
3 17 (18.28%) T-SQL
4 16 (17.20%) C#
5 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.53%) Python
7 4 (4.30%) C
7 4 (4.30%) Perl
7 4 (4.30%) PHP
7 4 (4.30%) VBA
8 3 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.08%) C++
9 1 (1.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Degree
2 22 (23.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (17.20%) ISTQB
4 9 (9.68%) ISEB
5 7 (7.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.38%) HNC
6 5 (5.38%) HND
7 4 (4.30%) Postgraduate
7 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.08%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Ansible
1 1 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
1 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (53.76%) Oracle
2 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.23%) Google
4 3 (3.23%) Sencha
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix
5 2 (2.15%) Murex
6 1 (1.08%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.08%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.08%) Sage
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) VMware