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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 156 141 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 27.56% 28.83% 22.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.16% 54.65% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 141 107 103
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £26,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,800 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 311 258 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 54.95% 52.76% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 256 206 217
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 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 +1 120 £36,000 +2.85% 9
Wirral +2 14 £30,500 -17.00%
St Helens - 10 £31,000 - 1
Bootle -2 8 £53,573 +64.83%
Birkenhead -2 4 £37,500 +32.74% 6
Southport -8 1 £27,500 -8.33%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 155 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 106 (31.83%) .NET
3 100 (30.03%) JavaScript
4 96 (28.83%) C#
5 90 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 74 (22.22%) HTML
7 71 (21.32%) ASP.NET
8 68 (20.42%) CSS
9 62 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (17.12%) MS Excel
11 55 (16.52%) Windows
11 55 (16.52%) Visual Studio
11 55 (16.52%) T-SQL
12 49 (14.71%) Finance
13 48 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 45 (13.51%) MVC
14 45 (13.51%) Oracle
15 41 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (12.01%) jQuery
16 40 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (11.71%) Linux
18 36 (10.81%) ETL
18 36 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 31 (9.31%) .NET Framework
19 31 (9.31%) iPad
19 31 (9.31%) Windows Server
20 30 (9.01%) Tableau
21 28 (8.41%) Unix
21 28 (8.41%) CRM

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 10 (3.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.40%) IIS
2 8 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.10%) CMS
4 6 (1.80%) SAS
5 4 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.90%) Apache
6 3 (0.90%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.60%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.60%) nginx
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 57 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.11%) MS Office
3 4 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.60%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.60%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.90%) Office 365
4 9 (2.70%) SaaS
5 4 (1.20%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (0.90%) GitHub
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.60%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.90%) Internet
2 9 (2.70%) SAN
3 4 (1.20%) DNS
3 4 (1.20%) HTTP
3 4 (1.20%) LAN
3 4 (1.20%) WAN
4 3 (0.90%) DHCP
5 2 (0.60%) FTP
6 1 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 48 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (7.51%) Relational Database
6 23 (6.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.90%) MySQL
9 11 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (3.00%) MongoDB
10 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (2.70%) DTS
12 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (2.10%) Siebel EIM
14 6 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (1.80%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (16.52%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.01%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (2.70%) ERwin
4 9 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.40%) Selenium
6 6 (1.80%) Ant
6 6 (1.80%) JUnit
6 6 (1.80%) NUnit
7 5 (1.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.50%) JIRA
7 5 (1.50%) Subversion
8 3 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.60%) RSpec
10 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.30%) Grunt
10 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
General
1 49 (14.71%) Finance
2 25 (7.51%) Marketing
3 12 (3.60%) Law
4 11 (3.30%) Banking
5 9 (2.70%) Retail
6 7 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.50%) Advertising
9 4 (1.20%) Legal
10 3 (0.90%) Back Office
10 3 (0.90%) Games
11 2 (0.60%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (41.44%) Developer
2 91 (27.33%) Analyst
3 61 (18.32%) .NET Developer
4 51 (15.32%) C# Developer
5 41 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (12.01%) SQL Analyst
7 30 (9.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 30 (9.01%) Data Analyst
7 30 (9.01%) SQL Developer
8 24 (7.21%) DBA
8 24 (7.21%) Junior
9 23 (6.91%) SQL DBA
10 22 (6.61%) Junior Developer
10 22 (6.61%) Senior Developer
11 20 (6.01%) SQL Data Analyst
12 18 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
13 13 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 13 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
14 12 (3.60%) Administrator
14 12 (3.60%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (31.83%) .NET
2 74 (22.22%) HTML
3 71 (21.32%) ASP.NET
4 68 (20.42%) CSS
5 40 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (12.01%) jQuery
6 31 (9.31%) .NET Framework
7 24 (7.21%) AngularJS
7 24 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (7.21%) Entity Framework
8 20 (6.01%) HTML5
9 16 (4.80%) Web Services
10 15 (4.50%) Ajax
11 14 (4.20%) LINQ
11 14 (4.20%) WPF
12 13 (3.90%) CSS3
12 13 (3.90%) Node.js
12 13 (3.90%) XML
13 12 (3.60%) Semantic HTML
14 11 (3.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.31%) iPad
3 20 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.80%) User Experience
5 11 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.00%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.70%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.40%) Clustering
8 8 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.40%) Replication
9 7 (2.10%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.50%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.20%) NHS
12 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.30%) FMCG
14 1 (0.30%) iPhone
14 1 (0.30%) PKI
14 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.52%) Windows
2 39 (11.71%) Linux
3 31 (9.31%) Windows Server
4 28 (8.41%) Unix
5 7 (2.10%) HPUX
5 7 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.60%) Android
9 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.30%) CentOS
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (13.51%) MVC
4 36 (10.81%) ETL
5 28 (8.41%) CRM
6 24 (7.21%) OO
7 23 (6.91%) Data Architecture
8 21 (6.31%) Migration
9 20 (6.01%) Data Analysis
10 19 (5.71%) ITIL
10 19 (5.71%) Scrum
11 17 (5.11%) Data Protection
11 17 (5.11%) SDLC
12 14 (4.20%) Front End Development
12 14 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (4.20%) TDD
12 14 (4.20%) Web Development
13 13 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (3.60%) Analytics
14 12 (3.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 100 (30.03%) JavaScript
2 96 (28.83%) C#
3 55 (16.52%) T-SQL
4 25 (7.51%) PowerShell
5 19 (5.71%) ANSI SQL
6 17 (5.11%) Java
6 17 (5.11%) VB.NET
7 15 (4.50%) PHP
7 15 (4.50%) VB
8 13 (3.90%) C++
8 13 (3.90%) Ruby
8 13 (3.90%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.50%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.50%) C
10 5 (1.50%) Python
11 4 (1.20%) Perl
11 4 (1.20%) VBA
12 2 (0.60%) Smalltalk
12 2 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.11%) Degree
2 12 (3.60%) ISEB
3 10 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.60%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.41%) QA
2 10 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.60%) GCP
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.20%) vSphere
5 2 (0.60%) NDS
5 2 (0.60%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.60%) XenApp
5 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.30%) Docker
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.30%) pfSense
6 1 (0.30%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.10%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.50%) Puppet
4 4 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.20%) Nagios
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.90%) OpenView
5 3 (0.90%) SCOM
5 3 (0.90%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.60%) SCCM
6 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) OVSD
7 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.30%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 90 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.51%) Oracle
3 30 (9.01%) Tableau
4 20 (6.01%) Google
5 15 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.60%) SAP
7 11 (3.30%) Citrix
8 10 (3.00%) Siebel
9 9 (2.70%) VMware
10 8 (2.40%) Informatica
11 7 (2.10%) Alteryx
12 6 (1.80%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.50%) Sage
14 4 (1.20%) HP
14 4 (1.20%) IDERA
14 4 (1.20%) RedGate
14 4 (1.20%) Splunk
15 3 (0.90%) IBM
15 3 (0.90%) Sitecore
16 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Avance Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago