Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 129 159 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 18.86% 20.28% 26.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.58% 50.32% 68.08%
Number of salaries quoted 107 155 159
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £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 228 316 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 33.33% 40.31% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 181 253 243
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,250 £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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 93 (72.09%) SQL
2 52 (40.31%) .NET
3 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
4 42 (32.56%) C#
5 35 (27.13%) MVC
6 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET
7 29 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (21.71%) JavaScript
9 27 (20.93%) T-SQL
10 26 (20.16%) Windows
10 26 (20.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (18.60%) ITIL
12 23 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (17.05%) Oracle
13 22 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (14.73%) Linux
15 19 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (13.18%) Scrum
16 17 (13.18%) ETL
16 17 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (13.18%) Relational Database
16 17 (13.18%) Windows Server
17 16 (12.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (12.40%) RDBMS
17 16 (12.40%) MySQL
17 16 (12.40%) HTML
18 15 (11.63%) Java
18 15 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (11.63%) Retail

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 7 (5.43%) Apache
2 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.88%) CMS
3 5 (3.88%) IIS
3 5 (3.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (3.88%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.10%) JBoss
4 4 (3.10%) nginx
5 3 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.78%) Kentico
7 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.33%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) Office 365
2 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.10%) GitHub
3 4 (3.10%) SaaS
4 2 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) NAS
1 4 (3.10%) SAN
2 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.33%) VoIP
2 3 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) Skype
3 1 (0.78%) VLAN
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (13.18%) Relational Database
4 17 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (12.40%) MySQL
5 16 (12.40%) RDBMS
5 16 (12.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (6.98%) Oracle Database
8 8 (6.20%) DB2
8 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (5.43%) Power BI
9 7 (5.43%) QlikView
10 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.10%) Couchbase
11 4 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (7.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.43%) Selenium
3 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.10%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 15 (11.63%) Retail
2 12 (9.30%) Finance
3 10 (7.75%) Advertising
4 7 (5.43%) Legal
5 4 (3.10%) Games
6 3 (2.33%) Law
6 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.55%) Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (48.84%) Developer
2 25 (19.38%) Analyst
3 21 (16.28%) .NET Developer
4 18 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 17 (13.18%) Applications Support
5 17 (13.18%) Applications Support Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 12 (9.30%) SQL Developer
7 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (6.20%) ETL Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Applications Support
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Support Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) DBA
10 6 (4.65%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (40.31%) .NET
2 30 (23.26%) ASP.NET
3 16 (12.40%) HTML
4 14 (10.85%) .NET Framework
4 14 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (6.98%) Entity Framework
7 8 (6.20%) CSS
7 8 (6.20%) jQuery
8 7 (5.43%) Web Services
9 6 (4.65%) XML
10 5 (3.88%) WCF
11 4 (3.10%) HTML5
11 4 (3.10%) JSON
11 4 (3.10%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (3.10%) Laravel
11 4 (3.10%) Middleware
11 4 (3.10%) NancyFx
11 4 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.10%) Clustering
4 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.10%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.33%) Online Games
5 3 (2.33%) PKI
6 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.55%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.55%) Replication
6 2 (1.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.16%) Windows
2 19 (14.73%) Linux
3 17 (13.18%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.33%) CentOS
5 3 (2.33%) Unix
5 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) MVC
2 29 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.60%) ITIL
4 21 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (13.18%) ETL
6 17 (13.18%) Scrum
7 15 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (10.85%) CRM
9 13 (10.08%) Web Development
10 11 (8.53%) SDLC
11 10 (7.75%) Release Management
11 10 (7.75%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.20%) Data Extraction
12 8 (6.20%) Data Management
12 8 (6.20%) Enterprise Data Management
12 8 (6.20%) TDD
12 8 (6.20%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.43%) BDD
14 6 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 93 (72.09%) SQL
2 42 (32.56%) C#
3 28 (21.71%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.93%) T-SQL
5 15 (11.63%) Java
6 12 (9.30%) Python
7 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.43%) VB
8 7 (5.43%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.88%) PHP
11 4 (3.10%) C
11 4 (3.10%) Perl
11 4 (3.10%) Ruby
12 3 (2.33%) C++
12 3 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.88%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) MCP
3 4 (3.10%) MCSA
4 2 (1.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.55%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.78%) MCAD
5 1 (0.78%) RHCA
5 1 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) GDPR
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.75%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.10%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.10%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.10%) Nagios
2 4 (3.10%) Rancher
3 3 (2.33%) CFEngine
3 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.05%) Oracle
3 12 (9.30%) VMware
4 8 (6.20%) Teradata
5 7 (5.43%) Xamarin
6 5 (3.88%) Capita
6 5 (3.88%) Informatica
6 5 (3.88%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.10%) Cisco
7 4 (3.10%) New Relic
7 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.33%) Sage
8 3 (2.33%) Symantec
8 3 (2.33%) Veeam
9 2 (1.55%) Citrix
9 2 (1.55%) Tableau
10 1 (0.78%) Automation Anywhere
10 1 (0.78%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.78%) HP
10 1 (0.78%) Sophos