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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 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 1086 1072 1338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.51% 28.01% 31.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.18% 45.37% 51.17%
Number of salaries quoted 983 977 1260
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,975
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £44,050
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
2302 2363 2615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.08% 61.75% 62.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2094 2416
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,659
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -4 57 £37,500 -2.59% 17
Wigan +1 48 £29,250 -18.75% 9
Altrincham +2 43 £30,000 -16.66% 5
Bolton -4 26 £35,250 -11.87% 9
Bury - 24 £35,000 - 1
Salford +6 20 £42,250 +45.68% 2
Cheadle +2 19 £35,000 +19.65% 4
Oldham -3 7 £37,000 +29.02% 3
Sale -4 7 £30,000 -20.00%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 7 £47,500 -
Rochdale -1 3 £40,500 +9.45% 1
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 809 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 639 (32.62%) .NET
3 537 (27.41%) HTML
4 532 (27.16%) C#
5 494 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
6 474 (24.20%) Finance
7 473 (24.14%) JavaScript
8 447 (22.82%) CSS
9 440 (22.46%) Microsoft
10 428 (21.85%) ASP.NET
11 422 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 382 (19.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 360 (18.38%) T-SQL
14 353 (18.02%) Business Intelligence
15 313 (15.98%) Windows
16 306 (15.62%) Degree
17 286 (14.60%) MVC
18 270 (13.78%) Java
19 268 (13.68%) XML
20 266 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
21 264 (13.48%) MS Excel
22 241 (12.30%) Web Services
23 240 (12.25%) jQuery
24 226 (11.54%) Oracle
25 202 (10.31%) OO
25 202 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 199 (10.16%) CRM
27 187 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
28 181 (9.24%) .NET Framework
29 172 (8.78%) Data Warehouse

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 163 (8.32%) SharePoint
2 113 (5.77%) IIS
3 62 (3.16%) CMS
4 36 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 36 (1.84%) Umbraco
5 28 (1.43%) WordPress
6 24 (1.23%) Drupal
7 23 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 19 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 19 (0.97%) SAS
9 19 (0.97%) WebSphere
9 19 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (0.92%) Apache
11 17 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (0.77%) Lync
13 13 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.51%) GlassFish
15 9 (0.46%) Joomla!
Applications
1 264 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.85%) MS Office
3 84 (4.29%) PowerPivot
4 22 (1.12%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.36%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.36%) SPSS
9 6 (0.31%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.26%) MS Project
10 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.051%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 32 (1.63%) Google Analytics
2 17 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.71%) Magento
5 12 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.51%) SAP Business One
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.41%) Visualfiles
8 7 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.26%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 4 (0.20%) Agresso
11 4 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
12 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.23%) SaaS
3 21 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.41%) Office 365
5 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.10%) GitHub
6 2 (0.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.051%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.051%) PaaS
7 1 (0.051%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.08%) Internet
2 55 (2.81%) Firewall
3 54 (2.76%) HTTP
4 34 (1.74%) DNS
5 26 (1.33%) Intranet
6 23 (1.17%) SAN
6 23 (1.17%) SMTP
7 18 (0.92%) WAN
8 13 (0.66%) LAN
8 13 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (0.61%) DHCP
10 11 (0.56%) VLAN
11 10 (0.51%) VPN
11 10 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (0.46%) TCP/IP
12 9 (0.46%) iSCSI
13 7 (0.36%) SMS
13 7 (0.36%) VoIP
14 6 (0.31%) AMQP
14 6 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 809 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 422 (21.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 382 (19.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 266 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 202 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 172 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
7 144 (7.35%) MySQL
8 122 (6.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 113 (5.77%) Relational Database
10 74 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 69 (3.52%) Data Mining
12 68 (3.47%) Oracle Database
13 62 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
14 46 (2.35%) OLAP
15 39 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
16 38 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
17 35 (1.79%) DB2
18 34 (1.74%) Big Data
19 32 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
20 29 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 108 (5.51%) Visual Studio
2 94 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (3.11%) Selenium
4 44 (2.25%) Eclipse
5 41 (2.09%) Subversion
6 33 (1.68%) Git (software)
7 27 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 27 (1.38%) JIRA
8 25 (1.28%) NUnit
8 25 (1.28%) JUnit
9 18 (0.92%) Ant
9 18 (0.92%) WebDriver
10 17 (0.87%) Maven
11 16 (0.82%) TeamCity
11 16 (0.82%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.71%) MSTest
12 14 (0.71%) SoapUI
12 14 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (0.56%) JMeter
14 10 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 474 (24.20%) Finance
2 97 (4.95%) Marketing
3 61 (3.11%) Banking
4 48 (2.45%) Retail
5 39 (1.99%) Advertising
6 34 (1.74%) Back Office
7 24 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.17%) Legal
9 14 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.66%) Law
11 9 (0.46%) Front Office
11 9 (0.46%) Billing
12 8 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.31%) Publishing
14 5 (0.26%) Games
14 5 (0.26%) Electronics
14 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.10%) Military
16 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 955 (48.75%) Developer
2 429 (21.90%) Analyst
3 230 (11.74%) .NET Developer
4 142 (7.25%) C# Developer
5 141 (7.20%) Senior Developer
6 129 (6.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 109 (5.56%) DBA
8 105 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 101 (5.16%) Java Developer
10 96 (4.90%) MI Analyst
11 93 (4.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 90 (4.59%) Consultant
13 89 (4.54%) PHP Developer
14 84 (4.29%) Support Analyst
14 84 (4.29%) Applications Support
15 78 (3.98%) Junior
15 78 (3.98%) Software Developer
16 72 (3.68%) Web Developer
16 72 (3.68%) Team Leader
16 72 (3.68%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (32.62%) .NET
2 537 (27.41%) HTML
3 447 (22.82%) CSS
4 428 (21.85%) ASP.NET
5 268 (13.68%) XML
6 241 (12.30%) Web Services
7 240 (12.25%) jQuery
8 181 (9.24%) .NET Framework
9 117 (5.97%) SOAP
9 117 (5.97%) HTML5
10 115 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 105 (5.36%) Ajax
12 104 (5.31%) WCF
13 99 (5.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 87 (4.44%) J2EE
15 73 (3.73%) LINQ
16 70 (3.57%) XSLT
17 62 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 48 (2.45%) CSS3
18 48 (2.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 187 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 59 (3.01%) N-Tier
3 59 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.45%) User Experience
5 43 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (2.09%) Data Extraction
7 35 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 31 (1.58%) Open Source
8 31 (1.58%) Mathematics
9 28 (1.43%) Statistics
9 28 (1.43%) NHS
9 28 (1.43%) Social Media
10 27 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
10 27 (1.38%) Replication
11 23 (1.17%) W3C
12 22 (1.12%) Clustering
13 21 (1.07%) Visualisation
14 15 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 313 (15.98%) Windows
2 94 (4.80%) Linux
3 79 (4.03%) UNIX
4 42 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (1.38%) Android
7 27 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.31%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.26%) AIX
11 5 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.051%) Solaris
14 1 (0.051%) VMS
14 1 (0.051%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.051%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (18.02%) Business Intelligence
3 286 (14.60%) MVC
4 202 (10.31%) OO
5 199 (10.16%) CRM
6 161 (8.22%) Scrum
7 150 (7.66%) TDD
8 143 (7.30%) E-Commerce
9 138 (7.04%) Data Analysis
10 133 (6.79%) Web Development
11 122 (6.23%) Unit Testing
12 118 (6.02%) Mentoring
13 113 (5.77%) OOP
14 107 (5.46%) Project Management
15 106 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
16 98 (5.00%) Analytics
17 97 (4.95%) ITIL
18 87 (4.44%) Campaign Management
19 86 (4.39%) Software Engineering
20 85 (4.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 532 (27.16%) C#
2 473 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 360 (18.38%) T-SQL
4 270 (13.78%) Java
5 147 (7.50%) VB.NET
6 145 (7.40%) PHP
7 71 (3.62%) VBA
8 64 (3.27%) PL/SQL
9 56 (2.86%) VB
10 54 (2.76%) C++
11 35 (1.79%) C
12 32 (1.63%) Python
13 28 (1.43%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.28%) Perl
16 13 (0.66%) Ruby
17 12 (0.61%) Delphi
17 12 (0.61%) XQuery
17 12 (0.61%) VBScript
18 11 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 306 (15.62%) Degree
2 50 (2.55%) ISEB
3 49 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 35 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.07%) MCSE
7 17 (0.87%) MCTS
8 16 (0.82%) HND
9 14 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (0.66%) CCNA
11 12 (0.61%) MCP
12 11 (0.56%) MCITP
13 10 (0.51%) NCDA
13 10 (0.51%) NCIE
14 8 (0.41%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.31%) CCA
15 6 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.10%) QA
2 43 (2.19%) SLA
3 12 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.56%) WAI
5 6 (0.31%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.31%) WCAG
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.10%) HL7
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.051%) BS7799
System Software
1 62 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 54 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.28%) vSphere
5 17 (0.87%) XenApp
6 9 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.36%) vCloud
9 5 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (0.26%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.15%) LiteSpeed
12 2 (0.10%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.10%) XenServer
12 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.051%) SpamAssassin
13 1 (0.051%) KVM
13 1 (0.051%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (0.66%) SCCM
2 10 (0.51%) SCOM
3 9 (0.46%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.41%) WSUS
5 7 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.26%) WMI
6 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.15%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.10%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.10%) Legato
8 2 (0.10%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.10%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.051%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.051%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.051%) OpenView
9 1 (0.051%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.051%) Puppet
Vendors
1 440 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 226 (11.54%) Oracle
3 109 (5.56%) VMware
4 51 (2.60%) Citrix
5 50 (2.55%) Google
6 45 (2.30%) Cisco
7 37 (1.89%) Business Objects
8 34 (1.74%) SAP
9 33 (1.68%) Zend
10 24 (1.23%) Teradata
10 24 (1.23%) HP
10 24 (1.23%) Sitecore
11 21 (1.07%) Adobe
11 21 (1.07%) Cognos
12 20 (1.02%) NetApp
13 19 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.87%) Symantec
15 14 (0.71%) Sybase
15 14 (0.71%) EMC
16 13 (0.66%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Netsource
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Wow
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago