Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL 252 164 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.18% 29.03% 13.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.00% 37.70% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 75 60 23
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £28,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +36.99% -2.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £57,875 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% +5.00% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 560 435 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 60.41% 76.99% 63.08%
Number of salaries quoted 161 233 107
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £33,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £78,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.61% +1.82% +4.76%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Northern Ireland

SQL
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for SQL in Northern Ireland

SQL
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for SQL in Northern Ireland

SQL
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim 0 224 £50,500 +38.36% 17
County Londonderry +3 12 £32,500 -
County Down -11 8 - -
County Armagh +6 4 - -
Newry - 4 - -
SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL.

1 167 (66.27%) Software Engineering
2 115 (45.63%) .NET
3 103 (40.87%) Java
3 103 (40.87%) Finance
4 94 (37.30%) Agile
5 82 (32.54%) Docker
6 77 (30.56%) Git (software)
7 72 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 72 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 70 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 64 (25.40%) Azure
10 63 (25.00%) MVC
11 61 (24.21%) C#
12 60 (23.81%) HTML
13 59 (23.41%) Problem-Solving
14 57 (22.62%) ASP.NET
14 57 (22.62%) Marketing
15 55 (21.83%) Web Development
15 55 (21.83%) Node.js
15 55 (21.83%) CSS
16 54 (21.43%) HTTP
16 54 (21.43%) SSL
16 54 (21.43%) Risk Management
16 54 (21.43%) Go
16 54 (21.43%) Ruby
16 54 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
16 54 (21.43%) Angular 2
17 52 (20.63%) Derivative
18 50 (19.84%) Linux
19 42 (16.67%) Computer Science

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (2.38%) CMS
1 6 (2.38%) Kentico
1 6 (2.38%) Umbraco
2 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.40%) Actimize
3 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 64 (25.40%) Azure
2 30 (11.90%) AWS
3 22 (8.73%) GCP
4 11 (4.37%) Power Platform
5 5 (1.98%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.59%) SaaS
7 3 (1.19%) Snowflake
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.79%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (0.79%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.40%) Datadog
9 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (21.43%) HTTP
1 54 (21.43%) SSL
2 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 21 (8.33%) Big Data
3 11 (4.37%) Power BI
3 11 (4.37%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.38%) Tableau
5 5 (1.98%) QlikView
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.59%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.19%) KNIME
7 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 77 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.33%) Subversion
3 18 (7.14%) Postman
4 17 (6.75%) Selenium
5 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) Moq
6 1 (0.40%) MSTest
6 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 103 (40.87%) Finance
2 57 (22.62%) Marketing
3 40 (15.87%) Social Skills
4 25 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (8.73%) Public Sector
6 19 (7.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 19 (7.54%) Legal
7 17 (6.75%) Law
8 8 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.79%) Retail
11 1 (0.40%) Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 114 (45.24%) Software Engineer
2 76 (30.16%) Developer
3 31 (12.30%) .NET Developer
4 23 (9.13%) C# Developer
5 20 (7.94%) Software Developer
6 19 (7.54%) Graduate
7 18 (7.14%) Analyst
8 10 (3.97%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (3.57%) Data Analyst
10 6 (2.38%) Data Engineer
11 5 (1.98%) Support Officer
11 5 (1.98%) Technical Support
11 5 (1.98%) Technical Support Officer
12 4 (1.59%) Applications Support
12 4 (1.59%) DBA
12 4 (1.59%) Java Developer
12 4 (1.59%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (1.59%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (1.19%) Applications Consultant
13 3 (1.19%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (45.63%) .NET
2 72 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 60 (23.81%) HTML
4 57 (22.62%) ASP.NET
5 55 (21.83%) CSS
5 55 (21.83%) Node.js
6 54 (21.43%) Angular 2
6 54 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
7 28 (11.11%) .NET Core
8 23 (9.13%) .NET Framework
9 20 (7.94%) Entity Framework
10 15 (5.95%) React
11 5 (1.98%) Spring
11 5 (1.98%) Spring Boot
12 4 (1.59%) Vue.js
13 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (1.19%) REST
14 2 (0.79%) Middleware
14 2 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
15 1 (0.40%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.63%) Derivative
2 36 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (7.94%) Blockchain
3 20 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.59%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.19%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (0.79%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.40%) Educational Technology
7 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.84%) Linux
2 27 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (0.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.40%) CentOS
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (66.27%) Software Engineering
2 94 (37.30%) Agile
3 63 (25.00%) MVC
4 59 (23.41%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (21.83%) Web Development
6 54 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 42 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 40 (15.87%) Test Automation
9 38 (15.08%) OO
10 32 (12.70%) Full Stack Development
11 27 (10.71%) Analytics
11 27 (10.71%) Mentoring
12 25 (9.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (9.92%) Customer Requirements
13 24 (9.52%) Data Analysis
13 24 (9.52%) Data Visualisation
13 24 (9.52%) Visualisation
14 23 (9.13%) Data Analytics
14 23 (9.13%) Fintech
14 23 (9.13%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 103 (40.87%) Java
2 70 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 61 (24.21%) C#
4 54 (21.43%) Go
4 54 (21.43%) Ruby
5 37 (14.68%) Python
6 22 (8.73%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.38%) R
9 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.19%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.40%) ABAP
11 1 (0.40%) Bash
11 1 (0.40%) C++
11 1 (0.40%) Rust
11 1 (0.40%) Scala
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.40%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (9.92%) Degree
2 3 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (32.54%) Docker
2 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Squid
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.19%) Ansible
3 2 (0.79%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.79%) Terraform
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.30%) Oracle
3 21 (8.33%) Civica
4 19 (7.54%) Google
5 4 (1.59%) SAP
6 3 (1.19%) Alteryx
6 3 (1.19%) Intapp
6 3 (1.19%) VMware
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco
7 2 (0.79%) Databricks
8 1 (0.40%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.40%) Ariba
8 1 (0.40%) Commvault
8 1 (0.40%) F5
8 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.40%) Kofax
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) UiPath
8 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.40%) Zscaler