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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1035 1089 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.82% 29.09% 32.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.67% 48.34% 51.71%
Number of salaries quoted 932 979 1145
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
2317 2253 2344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.56% 60.19% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1985 2148
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Altrincham +1 54 £28,750 -4.16% 8
Stockport -4 50 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Wigan -3 35 £32,500 -10.95% 10
Bury +1 33 £28,000 -30.00% 5
Bolton -9 25 £35,000 - 1
Cheadle +2 16 £45,000 +57.89% 3
Salford -2 14 £42,250 +20.71% 2
Oldham +5 8 £37,000 +24.17%
Rochdale - 5 £40,500 - 2
Sale -1 4 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £47,500 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (41.81%) SQL Server
2 620 (31.84%) .NET
3 525 (26.96%) C#
4 499 (25.63%) HTML
5 464 (23.83%) Finance
6 445 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 440 (22.60%) Microsoft
7 440 (22.60%) JavaScript
8 406 (20.85%) ASP.NET
8 406 (20.85%) CSS
9 388 (19.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 364 (18.70%) T-SQL
11 351 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 321 (16.49%) Business Intelligence
13 311 (15.97%) Windows
14 297 (15.25%) Degree
15 282 (14.48%) MS Excel
15 282 (14.48%) MVC
16 275 (14.12%) XML
17 260 (13.35%) Java
18 245 (12.58%) Web Services
19 242 (12.43%) SQL Server 2008
20 230 (11.81%) Oracle
21 220 (11.30%) jQuery
22 195 (10.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 182 (9.35%) CRM
24 181 (9.30%) OO
25 176 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
26 173 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
27 168 (8.63%) TDD

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 158 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 103 (5.29%) IIS
3 51 (2.62%) CMS
4 33 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 29 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 25 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 24 (1.23%) SAS
8 22 (1.13%) WordPress
9 21 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.98%) Apache
10 19 (0.98%) Drupal
11 16 (0.82%) Lync
12 15 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (0.67%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 282 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 91 (4.67%) MS Office
3 68 (3.49%) PowerPivot
4 22 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.51%) SPSS
7 8 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.26%) MS Project
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.051%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 31 (1.59%) Google Analytics
2 22 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.92%) Magento
5 16 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.56%) Visualfiles
9 9 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.46%) SAP Business One
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 7 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 6 (0.31%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (1.23%) SaaS
4 21 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.15%) Office 365
6 2 (0.10%) PaaS
6 2 (0.10%) IaaS
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.051%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.051%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.06%) Internet
2 57 (2.93%) HTTP
3 50 (2.57%) Firewall
4 34 (1.75%) DNS
5 26 (1.34%) SMTP
5 26 (1.34%) Intranet
6 24 (1.23%) SAN
7 14 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (0.67%) iSCSI
8 13 (0.67%) VPN
8 13 (0.67%) WAN
9 10 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.51%) VLAN
10 9 (0.46%) DHCP
10 9 (0.46%) LAN
11 8 (0.41%) NAS
12 7 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.36%) SMS
12 7 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 814 (41.81%) SQL Server
2 388 (19.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 351 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 242 (12.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 195 (10.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 173 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
7 137 (7.04%) MySQL
8 127 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 118 (6.06%) Relational Database
10 73 (3.75%) Oracle Database
11 67 (3.44%) Data Mining
12 65 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 57 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
14 41 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (1.95%) DB2
15 38 (1.95%) OLAP
16 35 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
17 34 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
18 32 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
19 27 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 107 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 86 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (2.62%) Selenium
4 45 (2.31%) Eclipse
5 43 (2.21%) Subversion
6 32 (1.64%) Git (software)
7 26 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 25 (1.28%) JUnit
9 20 (1.03%) JIRA
10 16 (0.82%) NUnit
10 16 (0.82%) WebDriver
11 15 (0.77%) JMeter
12 13 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
12 13 (0.67%) Maven
12 13 (0.67%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.62%) Ant
13 12 (0.62%) Toad
14 11 (0.56%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.51%) MSTest
15 10 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 464 (23.83%) Finance
2 97 (4.98%) Marketing
3 71 (3.65%) Banking
4 48 (2.47%) Retail
5 41 (2.11%) Advertising
6 35 (1.80%) Back Office
7 26 (1.34%) Legal
8 23 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 17 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 16 (0.82%) Law
10 16 (0.82%) Billing
11 15 (0.77%) Front Office
12 10 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.51%) Games
13 7 (0.36%) Publishing
14 5 (0.26%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.21%) Electronics
16 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 931 (47.82%) Developer
2 443 (22.75%) Analyst
3 209 (10.73%) .NET Developer
4 160 (8.22%) Senior Developer
5 147 (7.55%) C# Developer
6 115 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 110 (5.65%) Consultant
8 107 (5.50%) DBA
9 106 (5.44%) Java Developer
10 96 (4.93%) Software Developer
11 94 (4.83%) Support Analyst
11 94 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
12 93 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
13 90 (4.62%) MI Analyst
14 86 (4.42%) Applications Support
15 80 (4.11%) Junior
15 80 (4.11%) Web Developer
16 78 (4.01%) PHP Developer
17 77 (3.95%) Team Leader
18 70 (3.60%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (31.84%) .NET
2 499 (25.63%) HTML
3 406 (20.85%) ASP.NET
3 406 (20.85%) CSS
4 275 (14.12%) XML
5 245 (12.58%) Web Services
6 220 (11.30%) jQuery
7 167 (8.58%) .NET Framework
8 128 (6.57%) WCF
9 113 (5.80%) SOAP
9 113 (5.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 106 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 100 (5.14%) HTML5
12 94 (4.83%) Ajax
13 82 (4.21%) LINQ
14 81 (4.16%) J2EE
15 65 (3.34%) XSLT
16 53 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 52 (2.67%) Spring
18 51 (2.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 176 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 60 (3.08%) N-Tier
4 57 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 52 (2.67%) Data Extraction
6 50 (2.57%) User Experience
7 48 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.90%) Social Media
9 35 (1.80%) Open Source
10 32 (1.64%) Mathematics
11 31 (1.59%) Statistics
11 31 (1.59%) NHS
12 26 (1.34%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.28%) Visualisation
14 23 (1.18%) Clustering
15 19 (0.98%) Replication
15 19 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
16 18 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 17 (0.87%) W3C
18 16 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 311 (15.97%) Windows
2 96 (4.93%) Linux
3 86 (4.42%) UNIX
4 35 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 19 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.72%) Android
9 11 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.26%) AIX
12 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.15%) CentOS
13 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.051%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.051%) VMS
14 1 (0.051%) Solaris
14 1 (0.051%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (16.49%) Business Intelligence
3 282 (14.48%) MVC
4 182 (9.35%) CRM
5 181 (9.30%) OO
6 168 (8.63%) TDD
7 150 (7.70%) E-Commerce
8 139 (7.14%) Scrum
9 136 (6.99%) Project Management
10 128 (6.57%) Data Analysis
11 115 (5.91%) Mentoring
12 113 (5.80%) Web Development
13 111 (5.70%) Unit Testing
14 108 (5.55%) Analytics
15 103 (5.29%) ITIL
16 95 (4.88%) OOP
16 95 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
17 80 (4.11%) Software Engineering
17 80 (4.11%) Migration
18 79 (4.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 525 (26.96%) C#
2 440 (22.60%) JavaScript
3 364 (18.70%) T-SQL
4 260 (13.35%) Java
5 148 (7.60%) VB.NET
6 133 (6.83%) PHP
7 70 (3.60%) VBA
8 60 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 52 (2.67%) VB
10 39 (2.00%) C
11 38 (1.95%) C++
12 31 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 28 (1.44%) Perl
14 26 (1.34%) Python
15 18 (0.92%) PowerShell
16 15 (0.77%) XQuery
17 13 (0.67%) Delphi
17 13 (0.67%) PHP5
18 10 (0.51%) VBScript
19 8 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 297 (15.25%) Degree
2 45 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (2.11%) ISEB
4 33 (1.69%) ISTQB
5 32 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.28%) MCSE
7 18 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (0.87%) MCP
9 15 (0.77%) CCNA
10 14 (0.72%) HND
11 13 (0.67%) MCTS
12 10 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.46%) MCITP
13 9 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (0.41%) NCIE
14 8 (0.41%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.36%) NCDA
16 6 (0.31%) CCA
16 6 (0.31%) MCSA
17 4 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (6.16%) QA
2 40 (2.05%) SLA
3 12 (0.62%) WAI
4 10 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.36%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) WCAG
8 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.10%) HL7
8 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.051%) BS7799
System Software
1 57 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.92%) vSphere
5 15 (0.77%) XenApp
6 14 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.51%) vCloud
8 8 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.21%) XenServer
12 3 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.15%) NFS
12 3 (0.15%) LiteSpeed
12 3 (0.15%) Squid
12 3 (0.15%) Samba
12 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.15%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.15%) KVM
13 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (0.67%) SCCM
2 10 (0.51%) SCOM
3 8 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.26%) WSUS
5 5 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.15%) Puppet
8 2 (0.10%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.10%) OpenNMS
8 2 (0.10%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.10%) OpenView
9 1 (0.051%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.051%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.051%) Mesos
9 1 (0.051%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 440 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 230 (11.81%) Oracle
3 87 (4.47%) VMware
4 52 (2.67%) Google
5 51 (2.62%) Citrix
6 44 (2.26%) Cisco
7 41 (2.11%) Business Objects
8 32 (1.64%) Teradata
9 31 (1.59%) Zend
10 26 (1.34%) SAP
11 24 (1.23%) HP
12 23 (1.18%) Sage
13 21 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.87%) NetApp
15 16 (0.82%) Adobe
15 16 (0.82%) Sybase
16 15 (0.77%) Cognos
16 15 (0.77%) Sitecore
17 13 (0.67%) IBM
17 13 (0.67%) Pegasus
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