Period
to 20 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 94 109 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 15.09% 15.57% 22.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.51% 50.46% 58.01%
Number of salaries quoted 85 104 177
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £57,500 £51,750
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 179 216 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 28.73% 30.86% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 148 189 263
Liverpool median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,625 £60,000 £54,750
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 60 (63.83%) SQL
2 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 47 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 46 (48.94%) Finance
5 43 (45.74%) Windows
6 39 (41.49%) .NET
7 33 (35.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (31.91%) C#
8 30 (31.91%) ITIL
9 28 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (27.66%) Release Management
10 26 (27.66%) Data Integration
10 26 (27.66%) Windows Server
11 25 (26.60%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (24.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (22.34%) IIS
14 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (20.21%) Workflow
15 19 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (19.15%) Investment Management
16 18 (19.15%) ITIL V3
17 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (18.09%) Power BI
17 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
18 16 (17.02%) HTML
18 16 (17.02%) JavaScript
18 16 (17.02%) Apache
18 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
18 16 (17.02%) PowerShell

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 21 (22.34%) IIS
2 16 (17.02%) Apache
2 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.38%) CMS
4 5 (5.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.26%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.19%) Kentico
7 2 (2.13%) Content Management Server
7 2 (2.13%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) SAP BPC
2 3 (3.19%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (3.19%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (2.13%) iTrent
3 2 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
2 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (24.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (18.09%) Power BI
5 14 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (13.83%) Relational Database
7 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (9.57%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (4.26%) OLAP
10 3 (3.19%) Essbase
11 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (1.06%) Big Data
12 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.32%) Selenium
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.19%) Grunt
5 3 (3.19%) gulp
6 2 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.13%) Ranorex
6 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.06%) JIRA
7 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (48.94%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Back Office
4 3 (3.19%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.19%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (47.87%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) Analyst
3 22 (23.40%) C# Developer
4 19 (20.21%) SQL Analyst
5 18 (19.15%) SQL Server Analyst
6 17 (18.09%) .NET Developer
7 12 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (7.45%) Data Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) SQL BI Developer
11 5 (5.32%) SQL Developer
11 5 (5.32%) SSAS Developer
11 5 (5.32%) SSIS Developer
11 5 (5.32%) SSRS Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 4 (4.26%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.49%) .NET
2 16 (17.02%) HTML
3 15 (15.96%) SOAP
4 14 (14.89%) .NET Framework
4 14 (14.89%) Web Services
5 10 (10.64%) RESTful
5 10 (10.64%) WCF
6 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET
7 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (8.51%) CSS
8 6 (6.38%) jQuery
9 5 (5.32%) REST
9 5 (5.32%) XML
10 4 (4.26%) MDX
11 3 (3.19%) Gherkin
12 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.13%) CSS3
12 2 (2.13%) HTML5
12 2 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) PKI
2 10 (10.64%) PMI
3 8 (8.51%) User Experience
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.06%) Online Games
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Windows
2 26 (27.66%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.32%) Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) ITIL
2 28 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (27.66%) Data Integration
3 26 (27.66%) Release Management
4 25 (26.60%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (20.21%) Workflow
7 18 (19.15%) Investment Management
7 18 (19.15%) ITIL V3
8 16 (17.02%) Server Management
9 12 (12.77%) BDD
10 11 (11.70%) ETL
10 11 (11.70%) TDD
11 10 (10.64%) Acceptance Criteria
11 10 (10.64%) MVC
12 9 (9.57%) DevOps
13 8 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
15 6 (6.38%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.83%) SQL
2 47 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 30 (31.91%) C#
4 16 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.02%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.32%) Java
6 4 (4.26%) C++
6 4 (4.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
7 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.06%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) R
8 1 (1.06%) VB
8 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 10 (10.64%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.13%) HND
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) GDPR
1 4 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Ansible
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
1 1 (1.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) SAP
3 6 (6.38%) Cognos
3 6 (6.38%) Oracle
4 5 (5.32%) MuleSoft
4 5 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.32%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.19%) DocuSign
5 3 (3.19%) iManage
5 3 (3.19%) Intapp
5 3 (3.19%) Sun
6 2 (2.13%) Tableau
6 2 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco
7 1 (1.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow