Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 90 95 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 15.79% 12.84% 21.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.82% 42.22% 58.23%
Number of salaries quoted 88 81 156
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,125 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,875 £53,250 £49,375
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 153 225 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 26.84% 30.41% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 128 178 255
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,750
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Liverpool

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Liverpool

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Liverpool over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 56 (62.22%) SQL
2 53 (58.89%) Microsoft
3 42 (46.67%) .NET
4 38 (42.22%) Windows
5 37 (41.11%) C#
6 35 (38.89%) T-SQL
6 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (28.89%) .NET Framework
8 23 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (24.44%) Visual Studio
10 19 (21.11%) SOAP
10 19 (21.11%) MVC
10 19 (21.11%) Finance
11 18 (20.00%) TDD
12 17 (18.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (18.89%) RESTful
12 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET
12 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
13 16 (17.78%) Web Services
14 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (16.67%) WCF
15 14 (15.56%) BDD
15 14 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (14.44%) ETL
16 13 (14.44%) Linux
16 13 (14.44%) Acceptance Criteria
17 12 (13.33%) CSS
17 12 (13.33%) HTML
17 12 (13.33%) ITIL
17 12 (13.33%) PMI

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 9 (10.00%) IIS
2 5 (5.56%) CMS
2 5 (5.56%) EPiServer
2 5 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) Content Management Server
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.22%) Kentico
4 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.11%) Liferay
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) SAP BPC
2 3 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (3.33%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Office 365
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 2 (2.22%) PaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Serverless
5 1 (1.11%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.11%) npm
5 1 (1.11%) NuGet
5 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.33%) VoIP
2 2 (2.22%) LAN
2 2 (2.22%) SAN
2 2 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (7.78%) OLAP
6 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (6.67%) MySQL
7 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.44%) MS Access
9 4 (4.44%) Power BI
9 4 (4.44%) QlikView
10 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.33%) SSDT
11 2 (2.22%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 17 (18.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.44%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.33%) Selenium
5 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.22%) JIRA
6 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.22%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.11%) gulp
7 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.11%) JMeter
7 1 (1.11%) jspm
7 1 (1.11%) Moq
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (54.44%) Developer
2 23 (25.56%) C# Developer
3 22 (24.44%) .NET Developer
4 17 (18.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (16.67%) Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.00%) DBA
8 7 (7.78%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (4.44%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (46.67%) .NET
2 26 (28.89%) .NET Framework
3 19 (21.11%) SOAP
4 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET
4 17 (18.89%) RESTful
5 16 (17.78%) Web Services
6 15 (16.67%) WCF
7 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (13.33%) CSS
7 12 (13.33%) HTML
7 12 (13.33%) jQuery
8 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 8 (8.89%) HTML5
10 6 (6.67%) .NET Core
10 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.33%) CSS3
11 3 (3.33%) Gherkin
12 2 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) PMI
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) PKI
3 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.11%) APACS
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.11%) EPoS
4 1 (1.11%) Fintech
4 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.22%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Linux
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.67%) Unix
5 4 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) Debian
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.11%) MVC
3 18 (20.00%) TDD
4 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (15.56%) BDD
6 13 (14.44%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (14.44%) ETL
7 12 (13.33%) ITIL
8 11 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (11.11%) Release Management
10 7 (7.78%) High Availability
10 7 (7.78%) Scrum
11 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Validation
12 4 (4.44%) Dashboard Development
12 4 (4.44%) Data Integration
12 4 (4.44%) Database Security
12 4 (4.44%) DevOps
12 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.22%) SQL
2 37 (41.11%) C#
3 35 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 17 (18.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.56%) Java
7 3 (3.33%) VBA
8 2 (2.22%) C++
8 2 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (2.22%) VB
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.11%) Python
9 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.22%) MCP
4 2 (2.22%) MCSA
4 2 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (2.22%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) GDPR
2 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 53 (58.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) VMware
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.56%) Cognos
4 5 (5.56%) SAP
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco
5 4 (4.44%) Citrix
6 3 (3.33%) Sun
6 3 (3.33%) Tableau
7 2 (2.22%) EMC
7 2 (2.22%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) Lotus
7 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.22%) Sybase
7 2 (2.22%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.11%) Informatica
8 1 (1.11%) Teradata