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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 875 1045 1283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.15% 28.08% 30.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.53% 45.69% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 814 959 1184
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
2010 2287 2647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.87% 61.46% 62.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1811 2054 2417
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -2 45 £36,500 +4.28% 8
Stockport -9 40 £37,500 - 10
Wigan +6 37 £28,250 -13.07% 5
Altrincham +3 31 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Salford +6 25 £38,000 +65.21% 5
Bury 0 10 £39,000 +39.28%
Cheadle -5 10 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £47,500 - 1
Sale -3 3 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Oldham -6 3 £18,750 -37.50% 6
Rochdale -6 2 £43,000 +22.85% 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 756 (39.77%) SQL Server
2 685 (36.03%) .NET
3 590 (31.04%) C#
4 549 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
5 533 (28.04%) HTML
6 483 (25.41%) JavaScript
7 467 (24.57%) ASP.NET
8 451 (23.72%) CSS
9 446 (23.46%) Finance
10 419 (22.04%) Microsoft
11 407 (21.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 378 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
13 375 (19.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 329 (17.31%) T-SQL
15 308 (16.20%) Java
15 308 (16.20%) Windows
16 305 (16.04%) Degree
17 289 (15.20%) MVC
18 269 (14.15%) SQL Server 2008
19 254 (13.36%) XML
20 246 (12.94%) jQuery
21 229 (12.05%) MS Excel
22 224 (11.78%) Web Services
23 223 (11.73%) OO
24 217 (11.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 214 (11.26%) Oracle
26 197 (10.36%) CRM
27 192 (10.10%) Scrum
28 180 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
29 165 (8.68%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 161 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 102 (5.37%) IIS
3 51 (2.68%) CMS
4 33 (1.74%) Umbraco
5 32 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 24 (1.26%) WebLogic
7 23 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (1.10%) WordPress
8 21 (1.10%) Apache
9 20 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 20 (1.05%) Drupal
9 20 (1.05%) WebSphere
10 17 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.84%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (0.68%) SAS
13 12 (0.63%) GlassFish
13 12 (0.63%) Joomla!
13 12 (0.63%) Lync
14 11 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 229 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 88 (4.63%) PowerPivot
3 87 (4.58%) MS Office
4 17 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.32%) MS Project
9 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.21%) SPSS
11 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.053%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 26 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.42%) Agresso
5 8 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.42%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.26%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.26%) Radian6
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.21%) Magento
9 3 (0.16%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.95%) SaaS
4 15 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.63%) Office 365
6 2 (0.11%) IaaS
6 2 (0.11%) GitHub
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.58%) HTTP
2 61 (3.21%) Internet
3 48 (2.52%) Firewall
4 27 (1.42%) DNS
5 24 (1.26%) Intranet
6 23 (1.21%) WAN
7 18 (0.95%) LAN
8 17 (0.89%) SMTP
9 16 (0.84%) SAN
10 12 (0.63%) VLAN
11 11 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (0.53%) DHCP
12 10 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (0.42%) VPN
13 8 (0.42%) MPLS
13 8 (0.42%) Wireless
14 6 (0.32%) SSL
14 6 (0.32%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.26%) TCP/IP
15 5 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 756 (39.77%) SQL Server
2 407 (21.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 375 (19.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 269 (14.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 217 (11.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 157 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
7 149 (7.84%) MySQL
8 118 (6.21%) Relational Database
9 103 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 72 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 61 (3.21%) Oracle Database
12 60 (3.16%) Data Mining
13 57 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
14 49 (2.58%) OLAP
15 41 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
16 38 (2.00%) RDBMS
17 33 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
18 32 (1.68%) DB2
19 30 (1.58%) Big Data
20 29 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 111 (5.84%) Visual Studio
2 87 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (3.73%) Selenium
4 40 (2.10%) Eclipse
5 36 (1.89%) JIRA
6 35 (1.84%) Subversion
7 31 (1.63%) NUnit
8 29 (1.53%) TeamCity
8 29 (1.53%) Git (software)
9 25 (1.32%) SpecFlow
10 24 (1.26%) JUnit
10 24 (1.26%) SoapUI
11 18 (0.95%) MSTest
11 18 (0.95%) WebDriver
12 17 (0.89%) Jenkins
13 15 (0.79%) Hudson
13 15 (0.79%) Maven
13 15 (0.79%) Ant
13 15 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 14 (0.74%) WatiN
General
1 446 (23.46%) Finance
2 83 (4.37%) Marketing
3 47 (2.47%) Retail
4 46 (2.42%) Banking
5 37 (1.95%) Back Office
6 32 (1.68%) Advertising
7 27 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 18 (0.95%) Legal
9 12 (0.63%) Law
10 9 (0.47%) Front Office
11 8 (0.42%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.37%) Local Government
12 7 (0.37%) Billing
13 5 (0.26%) Publishing
14 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.16%) Games
15 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 963 (50.66%) Developer
2 366 (19.25%) Analyst
3 253 (13.31%) .NET Developer
4 163 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 141 (7.42%) Senior Developer
6 130 (6.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 123 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
8 103 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 93 (4.89%) Java Developer
10 92 (4.84%) DBA
11 88 (4.63%) MI Analyst
12 86 (4.52%) Consultant
12 86 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 78 (4.10%) PHP Developer
14 73 (3.84%) Software Developer
15 71 (3.73%) Applications Support
16 67 (3.52%) Junior
16 67 (3.52%) SQL DBA
17 62 (3.26%) Test Analyst
18 60 (3.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 685 (36.03%) .NET
2 533 (28.04%) HTML
3 467 (24.57%) ASP.NET
4 451 (23.72%) CSS
5 254 (13.36%) XML
6 246 (12.94%) jQuery
7 224 (11.78%) Web Services
8 165 (8.68%) .NET Framework
9 116 (6.10%) SOAP
10 113 (5.94%) HTML5
11 109 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 100 (5.26%) Ajax
13 90 (4.73%) WCF
14 87 (4.58%) J2EE
15 77 (4.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 57 (3.00%) XSLT
17 53 (2.79%) JSON
17 53 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 51 (2.68%) LINQ
19 49 (2.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 73 (3.84%) N-Tier
4 49 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 47 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 36 (1.89%) User Experience
8 33 (1.74%) Data Extraction
9 32 (1.68%) Replication
10 31 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
11 25 (1.32%) Open Source
12 24 (1.26%) NHS
12 24 (1.26%) Statistics
13 23 (1.21%) Mathematics
14 21 (1.10%) Visualisation
15 19 (1.00%) Clustering
15 19 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.95%) W3C
17 15 (0.79%) Social Media
18 12 (0.63%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 308 (16.20%) Windows
2 99 (5.21%) Linux
3 75 (3.95%) UNIX
4 45 (2.37%) Android
5 39 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.53%) Windows XP
10 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.21%) CentOS
14 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.053%) AIX
16 1 (0.053%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 378 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
3 289 (15.20%) MVC
4 223 (11.73%) OO
5 197 (10.36%) CRM
6 192 (10.10%) Scrum
7 150 (7.89%) TDD
8 134 (7.05%) Web Development
9 131 (6.89%) Unit Testing
10 130 (6.84%) Data Analysis
11 126 (6.63%) OOP
12 120 (6.31%) E-Commerce
13 110 (5.79%) Software Engineering
14 107 (5.63%) Mentoring
15 106 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
16 105 (5.52%) Project Management
17 89 (4.68%) Analytics
18 84 (4.42%) Campaign Management
19 81 (4.26%) ERP
20 78 (4.10%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 590 (31.04%) C#
2 483 (25.41%) JavaScript
3 329 (17.31%) T-SQL
4 308 (16.20%) Java
5 146 (7.68%) PHP
6 116 (6.10%) VB.NET
7 87 (4.58%) PL/SQL
8 84 (4.42%) C++
9 67 (3.52%) VBA
10 57 (3.00%) VB
11 35 (1.84%) Python
12 34 (1.79%) C
13 32 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 25 (1.32%) Ruby
15 24 (1.26%) Perl
16 16 (0.84%) VBScript
17 13 (0.68%) Delphi
18 12 (0.63%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.47%) XPath
19 9 (0.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 305 (16.04%) Degree
2 61 (3.21%) ISEB
3 52 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 43 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.16%) HND
7 16 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (0.84%) MCTS
8 12 (0.63%) MCSE
8 12 (0.63%) NCDA
9 11 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (0.53%) MCP
10 10 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.53%) NCIE
11 9 (0.47%) CCNA
12 7 (0.37%) MCITP
12 7 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.32%) CISSP
13 6 (0.32%) ACCA
13 6 (0.32%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (7.05%) QA
2 46 (2.42%) SLA
3 15 (0.79%) WAI
4 9 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.37%) WCAG
5 7 (0.37%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.053%) COBIT
7 1 (0.053%) HL7
System Software
1 59 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.05%) vSphere
5 13 (0.68%) XenApp
6 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (0.26%) MetaFrame
7 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.16%) vCloud
9 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.053%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.053%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.053%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (0.58%) SCCM
2 8 (0.42%) SCOM
2 8 (0.42%) WSUS
3 7 (0.37%) WMI
3 7 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.26%) Puppet
6 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.21%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.16%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.11%) Legato
8 2 (0.11%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.053%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.053%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.053%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.053%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 419 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 214 (11.26%) Oracle
3 93 (4.89%) VMware
4 37 (1.95%) Cisco
5 36 (1.89%) Citrix
6 34 (1.79%) SAP
7 32 (1.68%) Google
8 27 (1.42%) Business Objects
9 23 (1.21%) Zend
10 21 (1.10%) Sitecore
11 20 (1.05%) NetApp
12 17 (0.89%) HP
12 17 (0.89%) Cognos
13 16 (0.84%) Telerik
14 15 (0.79%) Adobe
14 15 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.74%) Symantec
15 14 (0.74%) EMC
15 14 (0.74%) Teradata
16 12 (0.63%) Sybase
Stockport, Cheshire
TRG
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + bens + car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago