The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 116 108 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.60% 23.28% 22.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.77% 63.53% 54.42%
Number of salaries quoted 103 86 93
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 208 170 215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 38.73% 36.64% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 168 138 166
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Merseyside

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Merseyside

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Merseyside over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Merseyside

SQL Server
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 76 £40,000 - 12
Wirral 0 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
St Helens - 11 £45,000 -
Southport -1 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Birkenhead +2 4 £35,000 +27.27% 1
SQL Server
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 167 (66.01%) .NET
2 152 (60.08%) C#
3 128 (50.59%) ASP.NET
4 124 (49.01%) MVC
5 114 (45.06%) SQL
6 109 (43.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 80 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 77 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 74 (29.25%) TDD
10 65 (25.69%) JavaScript
11 58 (22.92%) SQL Server 2014
12 53 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 53 (20.95%) RESTful
12 53 (20.95%) BDD
12 53 (20.95%) Web Application Development
12 53 (20.95%) .NET Framework
13 51 (20.16%) jQuery
13 51 (20.16%) T-SQL
13 51 (20.16%) AngularJS
14 50 (19.76%) CSS
15 49 (19.37%) HTML
15 49 (19.37%) Entity Framework
16 44 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
17 42 (16.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 42 (16.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 41 (16.21%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (15.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 34 (13.44%) VB
20 34 (13.44%) Finance

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 18 (7.11%) Umbraco
2 10 (3.95%) CMS
2 10 (3.95%) IIS
2 10 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (2.77%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.37%) EPiServer
4 6 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.19%) Apache
5 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.79%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.35%) Office 365
2 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.98%) GitHub
4 3 (1.19%) SaaS
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.72%) Broadband
2 9 (3.56%) Firewall
2 9 (3.56%) SAN
3 8 (3.16%) Internet
4 6 (2.37%) NAS
5 5 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.98%) Network Security
6 3 (1.19%) Skype
6 3 (1.19%) VoIP
7 2 (0.79%) AMQP
7 2 (0.79%) LAN
7 2 (0.79%) WAN
8 1 (0.40%) DNS
8 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.92%) SQL Server 2014
2 42 (16.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 42 (16.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (12.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 27 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (9.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (6.72%) NoSQL
7 14 (5.53%) DTS
7 14 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (4.35%) MySQL
9 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (3.16%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.19%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 19 (7.51%) Visual Studio
4 17 (6.72%) MSTest
4 17 (6.72%) NUnit
5 14 (5.53%) ERwin
6 7 (2.77%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.58%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.58%) Moq
8 4 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.79%) JIRA
10 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.40%) Grunt
11 1 (0.40%) gulp
General
1 34 (13.44%) Finance
2 23 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.51%) Retail
4 5 (1.98%) Law
5 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 187 (73.91%) Developer
2 138 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 69 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 57 (22.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (15.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (14.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (13.04%) SQL Developer
8 22 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 22 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 22 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
9 17 (6.72%) Telecoms Developer
10 16 (6.32%) Analyst
11 14 (5.53%) DBA
12 12 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (4.35%) Junior
13 11 (4.35%) Junior .NET Developer
13 11 (4.35%) Junior Developer
14 10 (3.95%) Junior C# .NET Developer
14 10 (3.95%) Junior C# Developer
14 10 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (66.01%) .NET
2 128 (50.59%) ASP.NET
3 109 (43.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 77 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 53 (20.95%) .NET Framework
5 53 (20.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 53 (20.95%) RESTful
6 51 (20.16%) AngularJS
6 51 (20.16%) jQuery
7 50 (19.76%) CSS
8 49 (19.37%) Entity Framework
8 49 (19.37%) HTML
9 40 (15.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (10.67%) KnockoutJS
11 26 (10.28%) WCF
12 24 (9.49%) WinForms
12 24 (9.49%) WPF
13 17 (6.72%) Ninject
13 17 (6.72%) Spring.NET
13 17 (6.72%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.07%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (10.67%) Digital TV
3 17 (6.72%) Driving Licence
4 16 (6.32%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.16%) Blog
5 8 (3.16%) Digital Media
5 8 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.77%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.37%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.98%) FMCG
9 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.58%) NHS
9 4 (1.58%) Replication
10 3 (1.19%) Clustering
10 3 (1.19%) iPad
11 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.04%) Windows
2 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.37%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (1.58%) Unix
6 3 (1.19%) Android
6 3 (1.19%) Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) HPUX
7 1 (0.40%) SUSE
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (49.01%) MVC
2 80 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (29.25%) TDD
4 53 (20.95%) BDD
4 53 (20.95%) Web Application Development
5 44 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
6 41 (16.21%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (11.07%) Scrum
8 24 (9.49%) ETL
9 21 (8.30%) OO
10 19 (7.51%) Inversion of Control
10 19 (7.51%) MVVM
10 19 (7.51%) Web Development
11 17 (6.72%) Kanban
12 10 (3.95%) Data Modelling
12 10 (3.95%) ITIL
13 8 (3.16%) Data Architecture
13 8 (3.16%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (3.16%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 152 (60.08%) C#
2 114 (45.06%) SQL
3 65 (25.69%) JavaScript
4 51 (20.16%) T-SQL
5 34 (13.44%) VB
6 28 (11.07%) VB.NET
7 16 (6.32%) Ruby
8 7 (2.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.79%) J#
9 2 (0.79%) Python
9 2 (0.79%) VBScript
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.72%) Degree
2 14 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.95%) CCNA
3 10 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.37%) MCITP
4 6 (2.37%) NCDA
4 6 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.58%) MCSA
6 3 (1.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.16%) vSphere
2 6 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.79%) XenApp
4 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) SCCM
1 6 (2.37%) SCDPM
1 6 (2.37%) SCOM
1 6 (2.37%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.40%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 77 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.11%) Oracle
3 13 (5.14%) Sitecore
4 9 (3.56%) VMware
5 6 (2.37%) Cisco
5 6 (2.37%) NetApp
6 5 (1.98%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.19%) Citrix
7 3 (1.19%) RedGate
8 2 (0.79%) Sage
8 2 (0.79%) Telerik
9 1 (0.40%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.40%) Cognos
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) IDERA
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool
CCA Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
ISL
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Bluetownonline
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
IDOX plc
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago