Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 101 123 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 16.92% 16.38% 21.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.72% 46.07% 58.02%
Number of salaries quoted 84 104 147
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,576 £28,825 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,750 £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 172 267 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 28.81% 35.55% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 131 207 245
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £55,000
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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (70.30%) SQL
2 59 (58.42%) Microsoft
3 44 (43.56%) .NET
4 36 (35.64%) Windows
5 34 (33.66%) T-SQL
5 34 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (30.69%) C#
7 23 (22.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (21.78%) MVC
9 21 (20.79%) Visual Studio
9 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (20.79%) .NET Framework
10 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
10 19 (18.81%) JavaScript
11 18 (17.82%) ITIL
11 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (16.83%) ETL
12 17 (16.83%) Linux
12 17 (16.83%) Finance
13 15 (14.85%) SOAP
13 15 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (13.86%) Oracle
14 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (12.87%) RESTful
15 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (12.87%) Release Management
15 13 (12.87%) TDD
15 13 (12.87%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (11.88%) Relational Database

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 (8.91%) Apache
2 8 (7.92%) IIS
3 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.96%) JBoss
4 4 (3.96%) nginx
4 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.96%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.97%) CMS
5 3 (2.97%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.98%) Kentico
6 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Liferay
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.99%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.93%) Office 365
3 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.98%) IaaS
5 2 (1.98%) PaaS
5 2 (1.98%) Serverless
6 1 (0.99%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.99%) npm
6 1 (0.99%) NuGet
6 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) VoIP
3 2 (1.98%) LAN
3 2 (1.98%) SAN
3 2 (1.98%) WAN
4 1 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) Firewall
4 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (14.85%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
6 11 (10.89%) MySQL
6 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (8.91%) RDBMS
8 8 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
9 7 (6.93%) OLAP
9 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (4.95%) Power BI
10 5 (4.95%) QlikView
11 4 (3.96%) Couchbase
11 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (3.96%) MS Access
11 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (20.79%) Visual Studio
2 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.97%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.98%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.98%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.98%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.99%) gulp
6 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.99%) JMeter
6 1 (0.99%) Moq
6 1 (0.99%) NUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Games
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (49.50%) Developer
2 21 (20.79%) Analyst
3 20 (19.80%) .NET Developer
4 17 (16.83%) C# Developer
5 16 (15.84%) Support Analyst
6 14 (13.86%) Applications Support
6 14 (13.86%) Applications Support Analyst
7 12 (11.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
8 10 (9.90%) SQL Developer
9 8 (7.92%) DBA
10 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (5.94%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.95%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (4.95%) Systems Manager
13 4 (3.96%) ETL Developer
13 4 (3.96%) Junior Developer
13 4 (3.96%) Oracle Developer
13 4 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (43.56%) .NET
2 21 (20.79%) .NET Framework
3 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
4 15 (14.85%) SOAP
5 13 (12.87%) RESTful
6 12 (11.88%) jQuery
6 12 (11.88%) Web Services
7 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (10.89%) WCF
8 10 (9.90%) CSS
8 10 (9.90%) Entity Framework
8 10 (9.90%) HTML
9 6 (5.94%) .NET Core
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (5.94%) HTML5
10 5 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.97%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (2.97%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) PMI
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) PKI
4 4 (3.96%) Clustering
4 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.97%) Replication
6 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.98%) Fintech
6 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.99%) APACS
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.99%) Robotics
7 1 (0.99%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.64%) Windows
2 17 (16.83%) Linux
3 11 (10.89%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.93%) Unix
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.97%) CentOS
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Debian
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) MVC
3 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (17.82%) ITIL
4 17 (16.83%) ETL
5 15 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (12.87%) Release Management
6 13 (12.87%) TDD
7 9 (8.91%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (8.91%) BDD
8 7 (6.93%) Scrum
9 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.94%) CRM
9 6 (5.94%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (5.94%) High Availability
9 6 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.94%) Server Management
10 5 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.95%) Validation
10 5 (4.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 71 (70.30%) SQL
2 34 (33.66%) T-SQL
3 31 (30.69%) C#
4 19 (18.81%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.93%) Python
7 6 (5.94%) Java
8 4 (3.96%) Perl
8 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.96%) Ruby
9 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.97%) VBA
10 2 (1.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.98%) VB
11 1 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
4 4 (3.96%) MCP
4 4 (3.96%) MCSA
5 2 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.99%) MCSE
6 1 (0.99%) RHCA
6 1 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) GDPR
2 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (7.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.96%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.97%) Docker
6 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.96%) Nagios
2 4 (3.96%) Rancher
3 3 (2.97%) CFEngine
3 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.97%) Puppet
4 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 59 (58.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle
3 12 (11.88%) VMware
4 6 (5.94%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.96%) Cisco
5 4 (3.96%) Citrix
5 4 (3.96%) New Relic
5 4 (3.96%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.96%) Tableau
5 4 (3.96%) Teradata
6 3 (2.97%) Cognos
6 3 (2.97%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.98%) EMC
7 2 (1.98%) HP
7 2 (1.98%) Lotus
7 2 (1.98%) Sybase
8 1 (0.99%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.99%) Informatica