Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 186 333 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 18.73% 25.40% 22.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.51% 47.17% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 151 243 201
Merseyside median annual salary £34,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £51,000 £57,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 539 706 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 54.28% 53.85% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 406 503 341
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Merseyside

SQL
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for SQL in Merseyside

SQL
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in Merseyside

SQL
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 within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 123 £35,000 -6.67% 12
Wirral +7 25 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Southport -3 6 £30,000 +4.35%
Birkenhead +1 4 £31,500 -13.70% 2
Prescot -2 4 £27,500 -15.38%
St Helens -10 4 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Bootle -2 2 £30,000 -16.67%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 75 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 51 (27.42%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (25.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (24.19%) JavaScript
5 40 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (20.97%) Microsoft
7 38 (20.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (17.20%) C#
9 31 (16.67%) ETL
10 28 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (13.98%) T-SQL
11 26 (13.98%) Windows
12 25 (13.44%) Finance
13 24 (12.90%) Linux
14 23 (12.37%) CSS
14 23 (12.37%) HTML
14 23 (12.37%) .NET
14 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Excel
15 22 (11.83%) Marketing
15 22 (11.83%) jQuery
16 20 (10.75%) Degree
16 20 (10.75%) MySQL
17 18 (9.68%) ITIL
17 18 (9.68%) Data Analysis
17 18 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (9.14%) Analytics
18 17 (9.14%) Google
19 16 (8.60%) JIRA
19 16 (8.60%) Data Modelling

SQL
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 14 (7.53%) Apache
2 6 (3.23%) SAS
3 5 (2.69%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.15%) CMS
5 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.61%) IIS
5 3 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (1.08%) Drupal
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.08%) WordPress
7 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.84%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Cerner Millennium
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.15%) Magento
2 3 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.08%) OpenCart
3 2 (1.08%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.99%) GitHub
4 12 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.61%) Office 365
5 3 (1.61%) SaaS
6 2 (1.08%) IaaS
6 2 (1.08%) PaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) SMS
2 5 (2.69%) Internet
3 4 (2.15%) Skype
4 3 (1.61%) DNS
5 2 (1.08%) SAN
6 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 47 (25.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (20.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (10.75%) MySQL
6 16 (8.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (7.53%) Big Data
7 14 (7.53%) Hadoop
8 12 (6.45%) QlikView
9 9 (4.84%) Data Mining
10 8 (4.30%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (3.23%) MongoDB
12 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (2.69%) Power BI
14 4 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (8.60%) JIRA
2 13 (6.99%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.45%) Bitbucket
4 6 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.69%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.15%) Subversion
7 3 (1.61%) Selenium
8 2 (1.08%) Bazaar
8 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.08%) Grunt
8 2 (1.08%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.08%) NUnit
8 2 (1.08%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.08%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.54%) Hudson
9 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 25 (13.44%) Finance
2 22 (11.83%) Marketing
3 11 (5.91%) Advertising
3 11 (5.91%) Legal
3 11 (5.91%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.84%) Banking
5 7 (3.76%) Games
5 7 (3.76%) Law
6 6 (3.23%) Retail
7 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (45.70%) Developer
2 40 (21.51%) Analyst
3 30 (16.13%) SQL Developer
4 18 (9.68%) DBA
5 14 (7.53%) SQL DBA
6 13 (6.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.45%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.38%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Administrator
9 9 (4.84%) Architect
9 9 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.84%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Data Manager
10 8 (4.30%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.37%) .NET
1 23 (12.37%) CSS
1 23 (12.37%) HTML
2 22 (11.83%) jQuery
3 15 (8.06%) ASP.NET
4 13 (6.99%) Hibernate
5 8 (4.30%) Web Services
6 7 (3.76%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.76%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.23%) HTML5
7 6 (3.23%) React
8 5 (2.69%) CSS3
8 5 (2.69%) Entity Framework
8 5 (2.69%) Middleware
8 5 (2.69%) Node.js
8 5 (2.69%) XML
9 4 (2.15%) JSON
9 4 (2.15%) SAP Basis
10 3 (1.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.91%) Replication
4 8 (4.30%) Life Science
4 8 (4.30%) NHS
5 6 (3.23%) iPad
6 5 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.15%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.15%) User Experience
8 3 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.61%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.08%) Fintech
9 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.08%) W3C
9 2 (1.08%) Wiki
10 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.98%) Windows
2 24 (12.90%) Linux
3 6 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.42%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (16.67%) ETL
3 28 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.68%) Data Analysis
4 18 (9.68%) ITIL
5 17 (9.14%) Analytics
6 16 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.60%) Data Modelling
7 15 (8.06%) Mentoring
8 14 (7.53%) Data Integration
9 13 (6.99%) Data Protection
9 13 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (6.45%) Data Security
10 12 (6.45%) DevOps
10 12 (6.45%) Requirements Management
11 11 (5.91%) Data Extraction
11 11 (5.91%) OO
11 11 (5.91%) Web Development
12 10 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.19%) JavaScript
2 32 (17.20%) C#
3 26 (13.98%) T-SQL
4 14 (7.53%) PHP
5 9 (4.84%) VB
6 6 (3.23%) Java
6 6 (3.23%) Python
7 5 (2.69%) VBA
8 4 (2.15%) ANSI SQL
8 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.08%) C
10 2 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.08%) Perl
10 2 (1.08%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.54%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (10.75%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) ISEB
3 4 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.15%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) MCSA
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.69%) COBIT
3 4 (2.15%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.08%) Docker
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.08%) XenApp
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (6.45%) Ambari
1 12 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (6.45%) Puppet
1 12 (6.45%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.61%) Nagios
2 3 (1.61%) SCCM
3 2 (1.08%) EdgeSight
3 2 (1.08%) SCOM
3 2 (1.08%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.14%) Google
3 13 (6.99%) Hortonworks
3 13 (6.99%) Oracle
4 9 (4.84%) Tableau
5 7 (3.76%) Cognos
6 6 (3.23%) Teradata
7 5 (2.69%) Cerner
8 4 (2.15%) SAP
9 3 (1.61%) Alterian
9 3 (1.61%) Citrix
9 3 (1.61%) Twitter
10 2 (1.08%) HP
10 2 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.08%) Talend
10 2 (1.08%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.08%) Zend
11 1 (0.54%) Capita
11 1 (0.54%) Murex
11 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com