Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 129 122 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 22.36% 16.58% 26.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 32.11% 48.58%
Number of salaries quoted 121 97 195
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -8.54%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -10.00%

SQL is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 258 380 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 44.71% 51.63% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 211 286 377
Liverpool median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,500 £57,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Liverpool

SQL
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in Liverpool.

Salary trend for SQL in Liverpool

SQL
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Liverpool over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 54 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 48 (37.21%) .NET
3 44 (34.11%) Microsoft
4 43 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (30.23%) C#
6 37 (28.68%) T-SQL
6 37 (28.68%) Windows
7 32 (24.81%) Finance
8 26 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (20.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (19.38%) .NET Framework
10 21 (16.28%) WCF
10 21 (16.28%) JavaScript
11 20 (15.50%) Visual Studio
11 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (14.73%) Linux
13 18 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (13.95%) SOAP
13 18 (13.95%) Web Services
13 18 (13.95%) TDD
14 17 (13.18%) RESTful
15 15 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
17 13 (10.08%) BDD
17 13 (10.08%) Acceptance Criteria
17 13 (10.08%) CSS
17 13 (10.08%) HTML
18 12 (9.30%) Oracle
18 12 (9.30%) ETL

SQL
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 6 (4.65%) IIS
1 6 (4.65%) SAS
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.33%) Apache
3 3 (2.33%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.33%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.78%) Liferay
5 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.78%) nginx
5 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.10%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (3.10%) SAP BPC
3 3 (2.33%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (2.33%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.33%) Serverless
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.55%) IaaS
4 2 (1.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.78%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.78%) GitHub
5 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.78%) npm
5 1 (0.78%) NuGet
5 1 (0.78%) Office 365
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) DHCP
1 3 (2.33%) DNS
2 2 (1.55%) LAN
2 2 (1.55%) WAN
2 2 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (7.75%) Power BI
7 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.43%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (5.43%) OLAP
9 6 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.88%) QlikView
10 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (3.10%) Big Data
11 4 (3.10%) MySQL
11 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (2.33%) DB2
12 3 (2.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (15.50%) Visual Studio
2 18 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.98%) JIRA
4 8 (6.20%) Selenium
5 7 (5.43%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.43%) SoapUI
5 7 (5.43%) Subversion
5 7 (5.43%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.65%) Bugzilla
6 6 (4.65%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.33%) Aptana Studio
9 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.55%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.55%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.78%) gulp
10 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 32 (24.81%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Advertising
3 8 (6.20%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Marketing
4 4 (3.10%) Front Office
4 4 (3.10%) Retail
5 2 (1.55%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.55%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (54.26%) Developer
2 29 (22.48%) Analyst
3 24 (18.60%) .NET Developer
3 24 (18.60%) C# Developer
4 19 (14.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (7.75%) Lead Developer
6 9 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (5.43%) DBA
7 7 (5.43%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.65%) CRM Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.10%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Cognos Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Quality Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (37.21%) .NET
2 25 (19.38%) .NET Framework
3 21 (16.28%) WCF
4 18 (13.95%) SOAP
4 18 (13.95%) Web Services
5 17 (13.18%) RESTful
6 13 (10.08%) CSS
6 13 (10.08%) HTML
7 8 (6.20%) XML
8 7 (5.43%) Gherkin
9 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (3.88%) jQuery
11 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.10%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.10%) LAMP
12 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (2.33%) Leaflet
12 3 (2.33%) Middleware
12 3 (2.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) PMI
2 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.65%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.33%) Replication
7 2 (1.55%) Clustering
7 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.55%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.78%) APACS
8 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.78%) EPoS
8 1 (0.78%) Fintech
8 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Windows
2 19 (14.73%) Linux
3 10 (7.75%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.98%) Unix
5 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) CentOS
7 1 (0.78%) Debian
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (13.95%) TDD
4 15 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
6 13 (10.08%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (10.08%) BDD
7 12 (9.30%) ETL
7 12 (9.30%) MVC
8 10 (7.75%) CRM
8 10 (7.75%) ITIL
8 10 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.98%) Manual Testing
9 9 (6.98%) Workflow
10 8 (6.20%) Analytics
10 8 (6.20%) Release Management
11 7 (5.43%) Migration
11 7 (5.43%) Scrum
12 6 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.23%) C#
2 37 (28.68%) T-SQL
3 21 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.53%) Python
5 8 (6.20%) Java
5 8 (6.20%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.88%) PHP
7 5 (3.88%) VBA
8 4 (3.10%) Lua
8 4 (3.10%) VB
9 2 (1.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.55%) R
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) Perl
10 1 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (9.30%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.88%) Degree
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.55%) MCP
4 2 (1.55%) MCSA
4 2 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.55%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Docker
3 1 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.78%) Grafana
2 1 (0.78%) Graphite
2 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.78%) Nagios
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (34.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 7 (5.43%) Tableau
4 6 (4.65%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (4.65%) Cognos
5 5 (3.88%) SAP
6 3 (2.33%) Epicor
6 3 (2.33%) Mapinfo
6 3 (2.33%) Sun
6 3 (2.33%) Teradata
7 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.55%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.78%) Google
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) IFS
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) Sage
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.78%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.78%) VMware