SQL Jobs in Northern Ireland

SQL (Structured Query Language)
UK > Northern Ireland

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 23 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 58 244 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.77% 27.92% 16.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.39% 44.04% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 147 63
10th Percentile £42,625 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.26% +35.71%
75th Percentile £61,250 £61,875 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,625 £78,750 -
UK median annual salary £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.98% +6.36% +4.76%

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 248 554 337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 33.24% 63.39% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 152 331 161
10th Percentile £38,075 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £45,938 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - +25.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £63,125 £58,750
90th Percentile £97,250 £76,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%

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 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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 -18 54 £56,250 +12.50% 24
County Down -5 3 £45,000 -10.00%
County Tyrone - 1 £56,000 -
SQL
UK

SQL
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) CMS
1 2 (3.45%) WordPress
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (67.24%) AWS
2 27 (46.55%) Azure
3 10 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (3.45%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (3.45%) Entra ID
5 2 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.45%) SaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Serverless
6 1 (1.72%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (1.72%) GCP
6 1 (1.72%) GitHub
6 1 (1.72%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (1.72%) OCI
6 1 (1.72%) Power Automate
6 1 (1.72%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.72%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) HTTP
1 10 (17.24%) MQTT
1 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.45%) WLAN
3 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) NoSQL
3 11 (18.97%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Power BI
6 1 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.72%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.72%) Git
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (46.55%) Social Skills
2 10 (17.24%) Music Industry
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) Senior
3 19 (32.76%) Senior Developer
4 14 (24.14%) Software Developer
5 11 (18.97%) Architect
5 11 (18.97%) Software Architect
6 10 (17.24%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Database Developer
7 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 8 (13.79%) Senior Database Developer
9 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
9 6 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (8.62%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (8.62%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Data Engineer
11 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
12 2 (3.45%) Head of IT
12 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
12 2 (3.45%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
12 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) .NET
1 12 (20.69%) React
2 11 (18.97%) .NET Core
2 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
2 11 (18.97%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (18.97%) Web Services
3 10 (17.24%) .NET Framework
3 10 (17.24%) Blazor
3 10 (17.24%) Entity Framework
3 10 (17.24%) Kafka
3 10 (17.24%) Node.js
3 10 (17.24%) RESTful
4 7 (12.07%) Spring Boot
5 4 (6.90%) jQuery
6 3 (5.17%) CSS
6 3 (5.17%) HTML
6 3 (5.17%) Laravel
6 3 (5.17%) PySpark
6 3 (5.17%) Vue
7 2 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) IoT
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Native
2 2 (3.45%) Distributed Systems
2 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Onboarding
3 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (1.72%) Robotics
3 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
1 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
2 20 (34.48%) Artificial Intelligence
3 17 (29.31%) Microservices
4 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
4 14 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (20.69%) Analytics
5 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
5 12 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (20.69%) Migration
5 12 (20.69%) Threat Analysis
6 11 (18.97%) Data Analytics
6 11 (18.97%) Front End Development
6 11 (18.97%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (17.24%) Computer Vision
7 10 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (17.24%) Deep Learning
7 10 (17.24%) End-to-End Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Product Management
7 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) Python
2 13 (22.41%) C#
3 12 (20.69%) Java
4 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.62%) C
7 3 (5.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.45%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.45%) Ruby
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) Master's Degree
3 10 (17.24%) PhD
4 1 (1.72%) MBA
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Google
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
3 2 (3.45%) Meraki
3 2 (3.45%) Sybase
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) CA
4 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft