Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 106 192 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 15.14% 22.70% 22.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 49.77% 58.18% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 102 177 134
Liverpool median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,725
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,750 £47,500
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 213 330 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 30.43% 39.01% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 187 263 239
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,700 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,750 £50,000
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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 71 (66.98%) SQL
2 40 (37.74%) .NET
3 38 (35.85%) C#
4 33 (31.13%) Microsoft
5 32 (30.19%) MVC
6 28 (26.42%) JavaScript
7 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET
9 25 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (18.87%) Windows
12 19 (17.92%) T-SQL
12 19 (17.92%) Scrum
13 18 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (16.04%) HTML
14 17 (16.04%) ETL
15 16 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (14.15%) Java
17 14 (13.21%) Linux
17 14 (13.21%) Web Development
17 14 (13.21%) .NET Framework
17 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (12.26%) SDLC
18 13 (12.26%) Windows Server
18 13 (12.26%) Retail
18 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (12.26%) MySQL
18 13 (12.26%) Advertising
19 12 (11.32%) Oracle
19 12 (11.32%) Test Automation

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 5 (4.72%) CMS
2 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.89%) Drupal
4 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.89%) WordPress
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.94%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.83%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.89%) Magento
3 2 (1.89%) OpenCart
3 2 (1.89%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Office 365
2 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.77%) GitHub
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) NAS
1 4 (3.77%) SAN
1 4 (3.77%) VoIP
2 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.89%) DHCP
3 2 (1.89%) DNS
3 2 (1.89%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) Skype
4 1 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (12.26%) MySQL
4 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (9.43%) Power BI
6 10 (9.43%) QlikView
7 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (7.55%) RDBMS
8 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (3.77%) DB2
10 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (3.77%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (2.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Selenium
1 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.66%) TeamCity
3 6 (5.66%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.89%) Bazaar
4 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.89%) PhantomJS
4 2 (1.89%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.94%) JIRA
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (12.26%) Advertising
1 13 (12.26%) Retail
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Legal
4 3 (2.83%) Games
5 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Law
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (51.89%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) .NET Developer
3 13 (12.26%) Analyst
4 12 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.49%) SQL Developer
6 8 (7.55%) DBA
7 7 (6.60%) Administrator
7 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Java Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) QA Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Senior QA Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.74%) .NET
2 26 (24.53%) ASP.NET
3 17 (16.04%) HTML
4 14 (13.21%) .NET Framework
4 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (8.49%) Entity Framework
6 9 (8.49%) jQuery
7 8 (7.55%) CSS
8 7 (6.60%) Web Services
9 6 (5.66%) Laravel
10 5 (4.72%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (4.72%) Middleware
10 5 (4.72%) XML
11 4 (3.77%) HTML5
11 4 (3.77%) JSON
11 4 (3.77%) MDX
11 4 (3.77%) NancyFx
11 4 (3.77%) WCF
12 3 (2.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.77%) User Experience
5 3 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.83%) Online Games
5 3 (2.83%) Replication
5 3 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.94%) Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Windows
2 14 (13.21%) Linux
3 13 (12.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Unix
6 2 (1.89%) HPUX
6 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) MVC
2 27 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (17.92%) Scrum
5 17 (16.04%) ETL
6 14 (13.21%) Web Development
7 13 (12.26%) SDLC
8 12 (11.32%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.38%) ITIL
10 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.43%) CRM
10 10 (9.43%) TDD
11 9 (8.49%) BDD
11 9 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (6.60%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (5.66%) Kanban
14 5 (4.72%) Analytics
14 5 (4.72%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (4.72%) Migration
14 5 (4.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.98%) SQL
2 38 (35.85%) C#
3 28 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.92%) T-SQL
5 15 (14.15%) Java
6 7 (6.60%) VB
7 6 (5.66%) PHP
7 6 (5.66%) Python
7 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.77%) C
8 4 (3.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.83%) C++
10 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.89%) Perl
10 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (1.89%) MCP
3 1 (0.94%) MCAD
3 1 (0.94%) MCSA
3 1 (0.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) VMware
4 7 (6.60%) Xamarin
5 5 (4.72%) Capita
5 5 (4.72%) Tableau
6 4 (3.77%) Cisco
6 4 (3.77%) Informatica
6 4 (3.77%) Teradata
7 3 (2.83%) HP
7 3 (2.83%) Sage
7 3 (2.83%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.83%) Symantec
7 3 (2.83%) Veeam
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
8 2 (1.89%) Zend
9 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.94%) Perforce
9 1 (0.94%) RedGate
9 1 (0.94%) Sophos