The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1159 1123 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 28.34% 26.93% 29.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.89% 44.25% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1015 1034
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2323 2538 2269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 56.80% 60.86% 60.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2030 2265 2092
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -2 91 £34,000 +5.42% 4
Stockport +4 79 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Salford 0 31 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Altrincham +2 29 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Wigan +5 23 £27,000 -19.40% 3
Cheadle -5 22 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Oldham -2 20 £32,500 - 7
Bury +1 14 £28,000 -1.75% 2
Rochdale -1 5 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Sale -3 5 £37,500 +30.43% 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 910 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 809 (37.21%) .NET
3 791 (36.38%) C#
4 568 (26.13%) ASP.NET
5 532 (24.47%) JavaScript
6 530 (24.38%) Microsoft
7 506 (23.28%) HTML
8 471 (21.67%) T-SQL
9 452 (20.79%) MVC
10 444 (20.42%) Finance
11 418 (19.23%) Windows
12 414 (19.04%) CSS
13 394 (18.12%) Java
14 372 (17.11%) Oracle
15 334 (15.36%) XML
16 331 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
17 319 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 313 (14.40%) MS Excel
19 301 (13.85%) Degree
20 296 (13.62%) SQL Server 2008
21 292 (13.43%) jQuery
22 286 (13.16%) OO
23 278 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 263 (12.10%) VB.NET
25 236 (10.86%) TDD
26 232 (10.67%) Web Services
27 228 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
28 219 (10.07%) E-Commerce
29 205 (9.43%) Scrum
30 197 (9.06%) MySQL

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 120 (5.52%) IIS
2 99 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 77 (3.54%) CMS
4 67 (3.08%) MS Exchange
5 49 (2.25%) SAS
6 48 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 41 (1.89%) Tomcat
8 37 (1.70%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.33%) Apache
10 19 (0.87%) Drupal
11 17 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.46%) Lync
15 10 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (0.37%) GlassFish
17 8 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.32%) TPMS
Applications
1 313 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.07%) MS Office
3 16 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.51%) SPSS
6 3 (0.14%) Maple
7 2 (0.092%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 48 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 32 (1.47%) Visualfiles
3 29 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
4 25 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 23 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (0.87%) Magento
7 16 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
7 16 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
7 16 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (0.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 15 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
8 15 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 15 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
9 14 (0.64%) Agresso
9 14 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
10 12 (0.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 11 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
12 9 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.14%) Office 365
2 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.092%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.046%) GitHub
4 1 (0.046%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.046%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.35%) LAN
2 49 (2.25%) WAN
3 42 (1.93%) Internet
4 39 (1.79%) Firewall
4 39 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 38 (1.75%) SAN
6 36 (1.66%) Intranet
7 28 (1.29%) DNS
8 27 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (0.64%) DHCP
10 14 (0.64%) HTTP
11 13 (0.60%) WLAN
11 13 (0.60%) SSL
12 12 (0.55%) X.509
13 10 (0.46%) SMTP
13 10 (0.46%) FTP
14 9 (0.41%) Wireless
15 6 (0.28%) VPN
16 5 (0.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 910 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 319 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 296 (13.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 278 (12.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 197 (9.06%) MySQL
6 155 (7.13%) Relational Database
7 137 (6.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 133 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
8 133 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 126 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 112 (5.15%) Oracle Database
11 64 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
12 54 (2.48%) DB2
13 45 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
14 35 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 33 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
15 33 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (1.47%) RDBMS
17 30 (1.38%) OLAP
18 27 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 119 (5.47%) Subversion
2 110 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 92 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 87 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 77 (3.54%) Git (software)
6 67 (3.08%) Selenium
7 53 (2.44%) Ant
8 51 (2.35%) JUnit
9 45 (2.07%) Jenkins
10 43 (1.98%) Maven
11 42 (1.93%) NUnit
12 31 (1.43%) NetBeans
13 30 (1.38%) Hudson
14 22 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (0.87%) JIRA
16 18 (0.83%) Toad
17 15 (0.69%) Gerrit
18 14 (0.64%) Mockito
18 14 (0.64%) JMeter
19 13 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 444 (20.42%) Finance
2 73 (3.36%) Retail
3 54 (2.48%) Marketing
4 50 (2.30%) Back Office
5 44 (2.02%) Legal
6 42 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.61%) Banking
8 33 (1.52%) Law
9 27 (1.24%) Advertising
10 24 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.06%) Billing
12 18 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.18%) Automotive
16 4 (0.18%) Games
17 2 (0.092%) Electronics
17 2 (0.092%) Publishing
18 1 (0.046%) Military
Job Titles
1 1181 (54.32%) Developer
2 361 (16.61%) Analyst
3 346 (15.92%) .NET Developer
4 222 (10.21%) Senior Developer
5 219 (10.07%) C# Developer
6 218 (10.03%) Java Developer
7 163 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 162 (7.45%) Software Developer
9 156 (7.18%) Web Developer
10 140 (6.44%) ASP.NET Developer
11 133 (6.12%) DBA
12 126 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 122 (5.61%) Consultant
14 105 (4.83%) PHP Developer
15 97 (4.46%) SQL Developer
16 88 (4.05%) Support Analyst
17 84 (3.86%) SQL DBA
18 82 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
19 79 (3.63%) .NET Web Developer
20 74 (3.40%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 809 (37.21%) .NET
2 568 (26.13%) ASP.NET
3 506 (23.28%) HTML
4 414 (19.04%) CSS
5 334 (15.36%) XML
6 292 (13.43%) jQuery
7 232 (10.67%) Web Services
8 189 (8.69%) .NET Framework
9 174 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 154 (7.08%) WCF
11 151 (6.95%) Ajax
12 137 (6.30%) J2EE
13 129 (5.93%) LINQ
14 127 (5.84%) Hibernate
15 125 (5.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 117 (5.38%) Spring
17 78 (3.59%) HTML5
18 72 (3.31%) XSLT
19 68 (3.13%) WPF
20 60 (2.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 43 (1.98%) N-Tier
3 40 (1.84%) Replication
4 39 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 38 (1.75%) Clustering
6 30 (1.38%) Client/Server
6 30 (1.38%) W3C
7 29 (1.33%) Open Source
8 28 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.06%) Statistics
11 18 (0.83%) AS400
12 16 (0.74%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.69%) Data Extraction
14 14 (0.64%) Digital Media
14 14 (0.64%) NHS
15 13 (0.60%) Social Media
16 12 (0.55%) iPhone
16 12 (0.55%) PKI
16 12 (0.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 418 (19.23%) Windows
2 195 (8.97%) UNIX
3 191 (8.79%) Linux
4 97 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 80 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (2.58%) Android
8 37 (1.70%) Windows 7
9 36 (1.66%) Windows XP
10 32 (1.47%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.32%) Debian
13 6 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.28%) CentOS
13 6 (0.28%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.18%) Solaris
15 3 (0.14%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (20.79%) MVC
2 331 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (13.16%) OO
4 236 (10.86%) TDD
5 228 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
6 219 (10.07%) E-Commerce
7 205 (9.43%) Scrum
8 139 (6.39%) Project Management
9 127 (5.84%) ITIL
10 114 (5.24%) Unit Testing
11 112 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
12 108 (4.97%) Software Engineering
13 107 (4.92%) Web Development
14 82 (3.77%) Software Testing
15 77 (3.54%) OOD
16 72 (3.31%) OOP
17 71 (3.27%) ETL
17 71 (3.27%) Pair Programming
18 66 (3.04%) ERP
19 63 (2.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 791 (36.38%) C#
2 532 (24.47%) JavaScript
3 471 (21.67%) T-SQL
4 394 (18.12%) Java
5 263 (12.10%) VB.NET
6 166 (7.64%) PHP
7 121 (5.57%) PL/SQL
8 92 (4.23%) VB
9 48 (2.21%) C++
10 41 (1.89%) VBA
11 37 (1.70%) VBScript
11 37 (1.70%) PHP5
12 28 (1.29%) C
13 27 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.10%) Ruby
15 20 (0.92%) Prolog
16 17 (0.78%) Python
17 15 (0.69%) Perl
17 15 (0.69%) XPath
18 7 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 301 (13.85%) Degree
2 72 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (2.85%) ISEB
4 41 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 40 (1.84%) ISTQB
6 38 (1.75%) MCSE
7 33 (1.52%) MCTS
8 31 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (1.38%) CCNA
10 26 (1.20%) Security Cleared
11 25 (1.15%) HND
12 24 (1.10%) MCP
13 17 (0.78%) MCSA
14 15 (0.69%) CCA
14 15 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (0.64%) NCDA
15 14 (0.64%) MCITP
16 9 (0.41%) SC Cleared
17 7 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
18 5 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.08%) QA
2 43 (1.98%) SLA
3 25 (1.15%) WCAG
4 11 (0.51%) WAI
5 9 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.28%) HL7
7 5 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.046%) Basel II
9 1 (0.046%) GxP
9 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 86 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 37 (1.70%) vSphere
5 23 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.46%) VMware Server
8 7 (0.32%) vCloud
8 7 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (0.32%) Squid
8 7 (0.32%) XenApp
9 6 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.14%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.046%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.046%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.046%) XenServer
11 1 (0.046%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (1.98%) SCCM
2 38 (1.75%) SCOM
3 20 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.64%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.23%) OpenView
7 5 (0.23%) WSUS
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.14%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.092%) Puppet
10 2 (0.092%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.046%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.046%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.046%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.046%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.046%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.046%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 530 (24.38%) Microsoft
2 372 (17.11%) Oracle
3 152 (6.99%) VMware
4 76 (3.50%) Cisco
5 63 (2.90%) Citrix
6 56 (2.58%) Zend
7 55 (2.53%) Sybase
7 55 (2.53%) NetApp
8 36 (1.66%) Business Objects
9 33 (1.52%) HP
10 31 (1.43%) McAfee
11 28 (1.29%) SAP
12 22 (1.01%) Sencha
13 21 (0.97%) JBoss
14 20 (0.92%) Google
15 19 (0.87%) IBM
16 17 (0.78%) Symantec
17 15 (0.69%) Teradata
18 14 (0.64%) EMC
19 12 (0.55%) Adobe
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Avecto Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago