The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 829 1087 1145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.40% 28.55% 28.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.81% 47.89% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 775 976 1046
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1983 2270 2431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 51.19% 59.61% 60.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2006 2186
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -4 61 £42,500 +30.76% 8
Stockport -8 36 £36,500 +4.28% 14
Altrincham +1 34 £32,500 -23.52% 12
Wigan +4 28 £33,500 +3.07% 7
Salford -5 14 £38,000 +65.21% 1
Oldham -1 4 £23,125 -22.91% 3
Bury -4 4 £39,000 +39.28% 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 £47,500 -
Rochdale -5 2 £43,000 +22.85%
Sale +3 1 - - 1
Cheadle -12 1 £35,000 -17.64%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 775 (40.41%) SQL Server
2 745 (38.84%) .NET
3 668 (34.83%) C#
4 572 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
5 548 (28.57%) HTML
6 509 (26.54%) ASP.NET
7 484 (25.23%) JavaScript
8 467 (24.35%) CSS
9 425 (22.16%) Microsoft
10 414 (21.58%) Finance
11 379 (19.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 362 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
13 353 (18.40%) T-SQL
14 343 (17.88%) Windows
15 342 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 310 (16.16%) Java
16 310 (16.16%) Degree
17 307 (16.01%) MVC
18 295 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
19 260 (13.56%) XML
20 241 (12.57%) Web Services
21 240 (12.51%) jQuery
22 237 (12.36%) OO
23 220 (11.47%) Oracle
24 201 (10.48%) Scrum
25 195 (10.17%) MS Excel
25 195 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 180 (9.38%) CRM
27 165 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
28 161 (8.39%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 153 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 101 (5.27%) IIS
3 61 (3.18%) CMS
4 36 (1.88%) MS Exchange
5 33 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 32 (1.67%) Apache
7 29 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 23 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 22 (1.15%) WordPress
9 22 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 19 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (0.94%) Drupal
11 18 (0.94%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.83%) Joomla!
12 16 (0.83%) SAS
13 15 (0.78%) GlassFish
14 14 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
16 11 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 195 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 78 (4.07%) MS Office
3 73 (3.81%) PowerPivot
4 16 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.21%) SPSS
9 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.10%) MS Project
10 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.31%) SAP Business One
6 6 (0.31%) Agresso
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.26%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.21%) Radian6
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.68%) SaaS
3 13 (0.68%) Office 365
4 10 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.21%) GitHub
6 2 (0.10%) IaaS
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.052%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.91%) HTTP
2 54 (2.82%) Internet
3 49 (2.55%) Firewall
4 26 (1.36%) DNS
5 25 (1.30%) Intranet
6 24 (1.25%) WAN
7 20 (1.04%) SAN
8 19 (0.99%) LAN
9 14 (0.73%) SMTP
10 12 (0.63%) VLAN
11 11 (0.57%) DHCP
11 11 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (0.47%) VPN
14 8 (0.42%) TCP/IP
14 8 (0.42%) Wireless
15 6 (0.31%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.31%) MPLS
16 5 (0.26%) VoIP
16 5 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 775 (40.41%) SQL Server
2 379 (19.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 342 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 295 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 195 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 142 (7.40%) Data Warehouse
7 137 (7.14%) MySQL
8 111 (5.79%) Relational Database
9 100 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 76 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 64 (3.34%) Oracle Database
12 47 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
13 46 (2.40%) OLAP
14 41 (2.14%) RDBMS
14 41 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
15 39 (2.03%) Data Mining
16 34 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 33 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
18 26 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
19 22 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 110 (5.74%) Visual Studio
2 83 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 82 (4.28%) Selenium
4 44 (2.29%) NUnit
5 41 (2.14%) TeamCity
6 39 (2.03%) Eclipse
6 39 (2.03%) Subversion
7 36 (1.88%) SpecFlow
7 36 (1.88%) JIRA
8 33 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 30 (1.56%) Git (software)
10 28 (1.46%) JUnit
10 28 (1.46%) Jenkins
11 27 (1.41%) Hudson
12 26 (1.36%) MSTest
13 18 (0.94%) Ant
13 18 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 16 (0.83%) Maven
15 15 (0.78%) WatiN
16 13 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 414 (21.58%) Finance
2 74 (3.86%) Marketing
3 51 (2.66%) Retail
4 35 (1.82%) Banking
5 33 (1.72%) Advertising
6 28 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 28 (1.46%) Back Office
7 14 (0.73%) Legal
8 13 (0.68%) Law
9 8 (0.42%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.42%) Games
10 7 (0.36%) Billing
10 7 (0.36%) Local Government
11 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.31%) Front Office
12 3 (0.16%) Automotive
12 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.10%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 991 (51.67%) Developer
2 327 (17.05%) Analyst
3 297 (15.48%) .NET Developer
4 194 (10.11%) C# Developer
5 154 (8.03%) Senior Developer
6 135 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 127 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 111 (5.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 106 (5.53%) DBA
10 104 (5.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 90 (4.69%) Consultant
12 88 (4.59%) Java Developer
13 81 (4.22%) Junior
14 80 (4.17%) SQL DBA
15 79 (4.12%) PHP Developer
16 78 (4.07%) Software Developer
17 74 (3.86%) MI Analyst
18 72 (3.75%) Applications Support
19 69 (3.60%) Support Analyst
20 67 (3.49%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 745 (38.84%) .NET
2 548 (28.57%) HTML
3 509 (26.54%) ASP.NET
4 467 (24.35%) CSS
5 260 (13.56%) XML
6 241 (12.57%) Web Services
7 240 (12.51%) jQuery
8 161 (8.39%) .NET Framework
9 125 (6.52%) SOAP
10 121 (6.31%) HTML5
11 115 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 114 (5.94%) WCF
13 102 (5.32%) Ajax
14 83 (4.33%) J2EE
15 69 (3.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 59 (3.08%) LINQ
17 57 (2.97%) WinForms
18 56 (2.92%) JSON
19 51 (2.66%) XSLT
20 48 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 165 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (5.27%) Computer Science
3 74 (3.86%) N-Tier
4 57 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 55 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 47 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 45 (2.35%) Replication
8 39 (2.03%) User Experience
9 33 (1.72%) Clustering
10 30 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
11 25 (1.30%) Statistics
12 23 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 23 (1.20%) Visualisation
13 22 (1.15%) Open Source
14 18 (0.94%) Data Extraction
15 17 (0.89%) NHS
15 17 (0.89%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.78%) W3C
17 14 (0.73%) Social Media
18 11 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 343 (17.88%) Windows
2 115 (6.00%) Linux
3 69 (3.60%) UNIX
4 55 (2.87%) Android
5 50 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.36%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.31%) CentOS
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.26%) Solaris
15 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.052%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
3 307 (16.01%) MVC
4 237 (12.36%) OO
5 201 (10.48%) Scrum
6 180 (9.38%) CRM
7 154 (8.03%) Unit Testing
7 154 (8.03%) TDD
8 138 (7.19%) Software Engineering
9 129 (6.73%) Web Development
10 128 (6.67%) OOP
11 117 (6.10%) Data Analysis
12 115 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
13 107 (5.58%) Project Management
14 105 (5.47%) E-Commerce
15 103 (5.37%) Mentoring
16 86 (4.48%) ERP
17 84 (4.38%) Automated Testing
18 80 (4.17%) Data Modelling
19 79 (4.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 668 (34.83%) C#
2 484 (25.23%) JavaScript
3 353 (18.40%) T-SQL
4 310 (16.16%) Java
5 152 (7.92%) PHP
6 120 (6.26%) VB.NET
7 109 (5.68%) C++
8 95 (4.95%) PL/SQL
9 60 (3.13%) VB
10 54 (2.82%) VBA
11 38 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.62%) Python
12 31 (1.62%) C
13 25 (1.30%) Ruby
14 15 (0.78%) Perl
15 13 (0.68%) Delphi
15 13 (0.68%) VBScript
16 11 (0.57%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.57%) PHP5
17 10 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 310 (16.16%) Degree
2 58 (3.02%) ISEB
3 52 (2.71%) ISTQB
4 46 (2.40%) VCP4
5 43 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (1.41%) Security Cleared
7 23 (1.20%) HND
8 17 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (0.83%) NCDA
10 15 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.78%) MCTS
11 14 (0.73%) CCNA
12 12 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (0.63%) MCSE
13 10 (0.52%) NCIE
14 9 (0.47%) MCP
15 8 (0.42%) MCITP
15 8 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (0.31%) ACCA
16 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (7.09%) QA
2 50 (2.61%) SLA
3 18 (0.94%) WAI
4 8 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 7 (0.36%) WCAG
6 5 (0.26%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.052%) HL7
8 1 (0.052%) COBIT
System Software
1 63 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.04%) vSphere
5 14 (0.73%) XenApp
6 7 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.26%) MetaFrame
7 5 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.10%) vCloud
9 2 (0.10%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.052%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (0.68%) SCCM
2 9 (0.47%) WSUS
3 8 (0.42%) SCOM
3 8 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.36%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.36%) WMI
4 7 (0.36%) Puppet
5 6 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.21%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.10%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.10%) Legato
9 1 (0.052%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.052%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.052%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 425 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 220 (11.47%) Oracle
3 106 (5.53%) VMware
4 45 (2.35%) Cisco
5 40 (2.09%) Citrix
6 35 (1.82%) SAP
7 26 (1.36%) Business Objects
8 25 (1.30%) NetApp
9 19 (0.99%) Telerik
9 19 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (0.99%) Sitecore
10 18 (0.94%) Zend
11 17 (0.89%) Cognos
11 17 (0.89%) Adobe
12 16 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.78%) Symantec
13 15 (0.78%) EMC
13 15 (0.78%) Google
14 14 (0.73%) HP
14 14 (0.73%) Teradata
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