Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 93 210 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 13.03% 21.45% 20.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.45% 59.15% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 78 168 126
Liverpool median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,125 £26,250 £30,625
90th Percentile £56,625 £52,500 £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 196 355 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 27.45% 36.26% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 163 247 237
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,500 £56,250 £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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 (60.22%) SQL
2 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (25.81%) Linux
4 20 (21.51%) Windows
4 20 (21.51%) .NET
4 20 (21.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (20.43%) MySQL
5 19 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 18 (19.35%) C#
7 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
7 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
7 17 (18.28%) MVC
8 14 (15.05%) ETL
8 14 (15.05%) HTML
8 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET
9 13 (13.98%) Web Services
9 13 (13.98%) Oracle
9 13 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (13.98%) Jenkins
10 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (12.90%) Scrum
10 12 (12.90%) Replication
10 12 (12.90%) Python
11 11 (11.83%) Java
11 11 (11.83%) Tomcat
11 11 (11.83%) Finance
11 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API

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 11 (11.83%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.60%) Apache
3 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.30%) CMS
5 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.15%) Drupal
6 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.15%) WordPress
7 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Magento
1 2 (2.15%) OpenCart
1 2 (2.15%) osCommerce
1 2 (2.15%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.30%) Office 365
2 4 (4.30%) SaaS
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) AMQP
2 3 (3.23%) VoIP
3 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (21.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (20.43%) MySQL
4 13 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (11.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
6 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.45%) QlikView
8 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (5.38%) Power BI
9 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (4.30%) Data Mining
10 4 (4.30%) SAP HANA
10 4 (4.30%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.53%) Selenium
4 6 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.15%) Bazaar
7 2 (2.15%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.15%) PhantomJS
7 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.15%) Subversion
8 1 (1.08%) Ant
8 1 (1.08%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.08%) Gradle
8 1 (1.08%) JIRA
8 1 (1.08%) Maven
8 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
3 8 (8.60%) Advertising
4 4 (4.30%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (40.86%) Developer
2 15 (16.13%) DBA
3 13 (13.98%) Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) SQL DBA
5 10 (10.75%) SQL Developer
6 9 (9.68%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Administrator
8 6 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Java Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) QA Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Senior QA Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) SQL Data Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (5.38%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.51%) .NET
2 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET
2 14 (15.05%) HTML
3 13 (13.98%) Web Services
4 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (9.68%) CSS
5 9 (9.68%) jQuery
6 7 (7.53%) LAMP
7 6 (6.45%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.45%) Entity Framework
7 6 (6.45%) Laravel
8 5 (5.38%) HTML5
8 5 (5.38%) Kafka
8 5 (5.38%) Middleware
8 5 (5.38%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.30%) JSP
9 4 (4.30%) Node.js
9 4 (4.30%) SAP Basis
9 4 (4.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (12.90%) Replication
2 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Online Games
6 1 (1.08%) Blog
6 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Linux
2 20 (21.51%) Windows
3 9 (9.68%) Unix
3 9 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.53%) CentOS
4 7 (7.53%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.45%) SUSE
6 4 (4.30%) HPUX
6 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.23%) Debian
7 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (20.43%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (18.28%) MVC
3 14 (15.05%) ETL
4 12 (12.90%) Scrum
5 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 9 (9.68%) Web Development
6 8 (8.60%) ITIL
6 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.60%) SDLC
6 8 (8.60%) TDD
7 7 (7.53%) BDD
7 7 (7.53%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.45%) CRM
8 6 (6.45%) Kanban
9 5 (5.38%) Analytics
9 5 (5.38%) DevOps
9 5 (5.38%) Line Management
9 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.22%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) C#
2 18 (19.35%) T-SQL
3 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.90%) Python
5 11 (11.83%) Java
6 10 (10.75%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.53%) PHP
8 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (4.30%) VB
8 4 (4.30%) VBA
9 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.15%) Perl
10 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.08%) Ruby
11 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.08%) MCAD
3 1 (1.08%) MCSA
3 1 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Simian Army
3 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle
3 7 (7.53%) Xamarin
4 5 (5.38%) Tableau
5 4 (4.30%) HP
5 4 (4.30%) SAP
6 3 (3.23%) VMware
7 2 (2.15%) Capita
7 2 (2.15%) Cisco
7 2 (2.15%) Informatica
7 2 (2.15%) Sage
7 2 (2.15%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.15%) Symantec
7 2 (2.15%) Teradata
7 2 (2.15%) Veeam
7 2 (2.15%) Zend
8 1 (1.08%) AVG
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.08%) RedGate