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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 882 1120 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.42% 29.03% 29.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.87% 48.55% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 783 1012 1030
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
2269 2307 2352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.11% 59.80% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 2059 2140
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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
Stockport -5 42 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Altrincham -3 35 £22,000 -26.66% 11
Bolton -11 34 £35,000 - 2
Bury 0 29 £24,000 -40.00% 3
Wigan -4 22 £32,500 -10.95% 8
Cheadle +7 18 £45,000 +57.89% 3
Rochdale 0 13 £45,000 +23.28%
Salford -15 8 £35,000 - 2
Oldham -2 4 £37,000 -5.72% 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 814 (42.93%) SQL Server
2 646 (34.07%) .NET
3 584 (30.80%) C#
4 480 (25.32%) JavaScript
5 478 (25.21%) Microsoft
6 454 (23.95%) HTML
7 436 (23.00%) Finance
8 422 (22.26%) ASP.NET
9 369 (19.46%) CSS
10 353 (18.62%) Windows
11 352 (18.57%) T-SQL
12 323 (17.04%) MS Excel
13 322 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 316 (16.67%) MVC
15 306 (16.14%) XML
16 283 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 268 (14.14%) Oracle
18 267 (14.08%) Web Services
19 264 (13.92%) Java
20 260 (13.71%) Degree
21 256 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
22 244 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
23 243 (12.82%) jQuery
24 228 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
25 206 (10.86%) TDD
26 188 (9.92%) OO
27 175 (9.23%) .NET Framework
28 165 (8.70%) VB.NET
29 156 (8.23%) MySQL
30 152 (8.02%) WCF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 135 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 85 (4.48%) IIS
3 43 (2.27%) CMS
4 42 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 38 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 34 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 33 (1.74%) SAS
8 28 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 16 (0.84%) WordPress
10 16 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
11 15 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.69%) Drupal
13 12 (0.63%) Lync
13 12 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.63%) Apache
14 11 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 323 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 66 (3.48%) MS Office
3 27 (1.42%) PowerPivot
4 20 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.79%) SPSS
6 12 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.32%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.32%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.21%) MS Project
11 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 27 (1.42%) Google Analytics
2 25 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 25 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
4 21 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (1.05%) Magento
6 17 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.84%) Visualfiles
8 15 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
8 15 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
8 15 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (0.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 14 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
10 13 (0.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 13 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
11 12 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 11 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
13 10 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (0.79%) SaaS
4 14 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.053%) Route 53
8 1 (0.053%) IaaS
8 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.053%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.053%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.64%) Internet
2 47 (2.48%) Firewall
3 41 (2.16%) HTTP
4 35 (1.85%) DNS
5 32 (1.69%) Intranet
5 32 (1.69%) SAN
6 30 (1.58%) TCP/IP
7 23 (1.21%) LAN
7 23 (1.21%) WAN
8 17 (0.90%) SMTP
9 16 (0.84%) DHCP
10 15 (0.79%) iSCSI
11 10 (0.53%) VLAN
12 9 (0.47%) NAS
13 8 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (0.42%) VPN
14 7 (0.37%) WLAN
14 7 (0.37%) SMS
14 7 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 814 (42.93%) SQL Server
2 322 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 283 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 244 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 156 (8.23%) MySQL
6 136 (7.17%) Relational Database
7 135 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
8 127 (6.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 124 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 91 (4.80%) Oracle Database
11 80 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 48 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 47 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
14 45 (2.37%) Data Mining
15 42 (2.22%) DB2
16 37 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
17 36 (1.90%) RDBMS
18 35 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
19 30 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
20 26 (1.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 102 (5.38%) Visual Studio
2 85 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (3.22%) Eclipse
4 56 (2.95%) Subversion
5 51 (2.69%) Git (software)
6 47 (2.48%) Selenium
7 31 (1.64%) Jenkins
8 30 (1.58%) Ant
8 30 (1.58%) NUnit
9 28 (1.48%) JUnit
10 24 (1.27%) JIRA
11 23 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 23 (1.21%) SpecFlow
12 22 (1.16%) Maven
13 21 (1.11%) Mercurial
14 19 (1.00%) Toad
14 19 (1.00%) Hudson
15 16 (0.84%) JMeter
16 15 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
17 14 (0.74%) MSTest
General
1 436 (23.00%) Finance
2 88 (4.64%) Marketing
3 68 (3.59%) Banking
4 57 (3.01%) Retail
5 40 (2.11%) Advertising
6 31 (1.64%) Back Office
7 30 (1.58%) Legal
8 27 (1.42%) Billing
9 21 (1.11%) Law
10 19 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.84%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.79%) Games
14 13 (0.69%) General Ledger
15 12 (0.63%) Front Office
16 6 (0.32%) Publishing
17 5 (0.26%) Electronics
18 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.16%) Automotive
19 2 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 902 (47.57%) Developer
2 447 (23.58%) Analyst
3 224 (11.81%) .NET Developer
4 189 (9.97%) C# Developer
5 127 (6.70%) Senior Developer
5 127 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 126 (6.65%) Java Developer
7 118 (6.22%) Consultant
8 116 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 110 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 104 (5.49%) Support Analyst
11 101 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 96 (5.06%) Web Developer
13 93 (4.91%) DBA
14 87 (4.59%) Applications Support
15 78 (4.11%) MI Analyst
16 74 (3.90%) Junior
16 74 (3.90%) SQL Developer
17 60 (3.16%) Graduate
18 59 (3.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 646 (34.07%) .NET
2 454 (23.95%) HTML
3 422 (22.26%) ASP.NET
4 369 (19.46%) CSS
5 306 (16.14%) XML
6 267 (14.08%) Web Services
7 243 (12.82%) jQuery
8 175 (9.23%) .NET Framework
9 152 (8.02%) WCF
10 147 (7.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 126 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 104 (5.49%) LINQ
13 97 (5.12%) Ajax
14 88 (4.64%) J2EE
15 83 (4.38%) HTML5
16 81 (4.27%) Hibernate
17 75 (3.96%) Spring
18 74 (3.90%) SOAP
19 67 (3.53%) XSLT
20 52 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.01%) Computer Science
2 55 (2.90%) N-Tier
3 52 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 44 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (2.22%) Data Extraction
6 32 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 31 (1.64%) Social Media
8 30 (1.58%) Statistics
9 28 (1.48%) NHS
10 26 (1.37%) Open Source
11 24 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 24 (1.27%) Replication
12 22 (1.16%) W3C
12 22 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.79%) Clustering
14 14 (0.74%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.53%) iPhone
15 10 (0.53%) Online Banking
15 10 (0.53%) Informatics
16 7 (0.37%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 353 (18.62%) Windows
2 133 (7.01%) Linux
3 118 (6.22%) UNIX
4 67 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 17 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.79%) Android
10 13 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (0.26%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.26%) AIX
14 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.16%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.16%) Debian
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (16.67%) MVC
2 256 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
4 206 (10.86%) TDD
5 188 (9.92%) OO
6 146 (7.70%) E-Commerce
7 134 (7.07%) Project Management
8 116 (6.12%) ITIL
9 112 (5.91%) Scrum
10 97 (5.12%) CRM
11 93 (4.91%) Analytics
12 87 (4.59%) Web Development
13 79 (4.17%) OOD
14 77 (4.06%) Software Engineering
15 76 (4.01%) Data Analysis
16 74 (3.90%) Software Testing
17 71 (3.74%) Unit Testing
17 71 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
18 70 (3.69%) Business Analysis
19 69 (3.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 584 (30.80%) C#
2 480 (25.32%) JavaScript
3 352 (18.57%) T-SQL
4 264 (13.92%) Java
5 165 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 106 (5.59%) PHP
7 76 (4.01%) PL/SQL
8 69 (3.64%) VBA
9 53 (2.80%) VB
10 34 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 31 (1.64%) C
12 24 (1.27%) Perl
13 23 (1.21%) Ruby
14 21 (1.11%) C++
15 20 (1.05%) VBScript
16 18 (0.95%) Python
17 16 (0.84%) PowerShell
18 15 (0.79%) XQuery
19 9 (0.47%) Prolog
19 9 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 260 (13.71%) Degree
2 40 (2.11%) ISEB
3 39 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.64%) MCSE
5 29 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 26 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 21 (1.11%) MCP
8 15 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.58%) CCNA
10 10 (0.53%) HND
10 10 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (0.42%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.26%) MCSA
14 5 (0.26%) MCTS
15 4 (0.21%) MCITP
15 4 (0.21%) CCNP
15 4 (0.21%) ACCA
15 4 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.11%) QA
2 38 (2.00%) SLA
3 18 (0.95%) WAI
4 9 (0.47%) WCAG
5 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
9 1 (0.053%) GxP
9 1 (0.053%) BS7799
9 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 62 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.48%) vSphere
5 17 (0.90%) XenDesktop
6 16 (0.84%) vCloud
7 14 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (0.74%) XenApp
8 8 (0.42%) VMware Server
8 8 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.32%) Squid
11 4 (0.21%) XenServer
12 3 (0.16%) NFS
12 3 (0.16%) LiteSpeed
12 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.16%) Samba
12 3 (0.16%) KVM
13 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (1.00%) SCCM
2 11 (0.58%) Data Guard
3 10 (0.53%) SCOM
4 8 (0.42%) OpenView
5 7 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.32%) Puppet
6 6 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.32%) WSUS
7 5 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.21%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.21%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.11%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.053%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.053%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 478 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 268 (14.14%) Oracle
3 101 (5.33%) VMware
4 57 (3.01%) Google
5 50 (2.64%) Cisco
6 47 (2.48%) Citrix
7 40 (2.11%) HP
8 38 (2.00%) Business Objects
8 38 (2.00%) Teradata
9 28 (1.48%) SAP
10 27 (1.42%) IBM
11 26 (1.37%) Zend
12 25 (1.32%) Sybase
13 24 (1.27%) NetApp
14 21 (1.11%) Sage
15 20 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (0.90%) Sencha
17 16 (0.84%) Red Hat
18 13 (0.69%) EMC
18 13 (0.69%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £55,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Incentive, Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday