Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 128 141 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 19.60% 18.22% 23.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.81% 45.34% 61.76%
Number of salaries quoted 108 133 136
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £46,250 £48,750
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 214 311 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 32.77% 40.18% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 170 246 229
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,361 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,125 £62,500 £50,250
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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 95 (74.22%) SQL
2 62 (48.44%) Microsoft
3 53 (41.41%) .NET
4 40 (31.25%) C#
5 34 (26.56%) MVC
6 33 (25.78%) T-SQL
7 31 (24.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (22.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (21.88%) Windows
10 27 (21.09%) ASP.NET
11 25 (19.53%) JavaScript
12 24 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (17.97%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (17.97%) ITIL
14 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (14.84%) Oracle
15 18 (14.06%) Linux
15 18 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (13.28%) ETL
17 16 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 16 (12.50%) MySQL
17 16 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (12.50%) Windows Server
18 15 (11.72%) .NET Framework
18 15 (11.72%) Finance
19 14 (10.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 14 (10.94%) Relational Database
19 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
20 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration

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 8 (6.25%) Apache
2 7 (5.47%) IIS
3 6 (4.69%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.13%) CMS
5 4 (3.13%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.13%) JBoss
5 4 (3.13%) nginx
5 4 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.56%) Kentico
6 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.81%) Office 365
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.13%) GitHub
4 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.56%) Serverless
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) npm
5 1 (0.78%) NuGet
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) NAS
1 4 (3.13%) SAN
2 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) DHCP
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) Skype
4 1 (0.78%) VLAN
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) VPN
4 1 (0.78%) WAN
4 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (22.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (17.97%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (12.50%) MySQL
5 16 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (10.94%) Relational Database
7 12 (9.38%) RDBMS
7 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (7.03%) Power BI
9 8 (6.25%) QlikView
9 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (4.69%) DB2
11 6 (4.69%) OLAP
11 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
12 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.34%) Selenium
5 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.56%) JIRA
5 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.56%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.78%) gulp
6 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.78%) jspm
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 9 (7.03%) Retail
3 8 (6.25%) Advertising
4 4 (3.13%) Games
4 4 (3.13%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (46.09%) Developer
2 24 (18.75%) Analyst
3 20 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 17 (13.28%) Support Analyst
5 16 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 16 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 16 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 14 (10.94%) SQL Developer
7 12 (9.38%) DBA
8 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (5.47%) SQL DBA
12 6 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.69%) ETL Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Oracle ETL Developer
13 5 (3.91%) Senior Applications Support
13 5 (3.91%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (41.41%) .NET
2 27 (21.09%) ASP.NET
3 15 (11.72%) .NET Framework
4 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (10.16%) HTML
6 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (9.38%) jQuery
7 10 (7.81%) Entity Framework
8 9 (7.03%) CSS
9 6 (4.69%) XML
10 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (3.91%) HTML5
10 5 (3.91%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.13%) JSON
11 4 (3.13%) WCF
12 3 (2.34%) LAMP
12 3 (2.34%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (2.34%) NancyFx
12 3 (2.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) Clustering
2 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.13%) PKI
3 4 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.34%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.56%) Online Games
5 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.78%) EPoS
6 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.78%) Fintech
6 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.88%) Windows
2 18 (14.06%) Linux
3 16 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.13%) Unix
6 4 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.34%) CentOS
7 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) MVC
2 28 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (17.97%) ITIL
5 18 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (13.28%) ETL
7 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.16%) CRM
7 13 (10.16%) Scrum
8 12 (9.38%) Release Management
9 7 (5.47%) Server Management
10 6 (4.69%) Dashboard Development
10 6 (4.69%) Data Extraction
10 6 (4.69%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Data Management
10 6 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.69%) SDLC
10 6 (4.69%) TDD
10 6 (4.69%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (74.22%) SQL
2 40 (31.25%) C#
3 33 (25.78%) T-SQL
4 25 (19.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.16%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.81%) Java
7 9 (7.03%) Python
7 9 (7.03%) VB
8 6 (4.69%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.13%) C
9 4 (3.13%) Perl
9 4 (3.13%) Ruby
10 3 (2.34%) C++
10 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.56%) VBA
12 1 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.78%) PHP
12 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.47%) MCP
3 6 (4.69%) Degree
3 6 (4.69%) MCSA
4 2 (1.56%) MCSE
4 2 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.78%) RHCA
5 1 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.34%) SLA
4 2 (1.56%) GDPR
4 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
2 9 (7.03%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.13%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.34%) Docker
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.13%) Nagios
2 4 (3.13%) Rancher
3 3 (2.34%) CFEngine
3 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.84%) Oracle
3 11 (8.59%) VMware
4 6 (4.69%) Teradata
5 5 (3.91%) Capita
5 5 (3.91%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds
6 4 (3.13%) New Relic
6 4 (3.13%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.34%) Informatica
7 3 (2.34%) Tableau
8 2 (1.56%) Cisco
8 2 (1.56%) Citrix
8 2 (1.56%) Cognos
8 2 (1.56%) Sybase
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) Perforce
9 1 (0.78%) Sage
9 1 (0.78%) Sophos
9 1 (0.78%) Symantec