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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 836 1129 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.11% 28.12% 26.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.23% 49.17% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 749 996 1007
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 £24,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
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
1934 2296 2557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.47% 57.19% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1994 2278
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 £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 April 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 24 April 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 47 £38,500 +13.23% 4
Stockport -7 43 £36,500 +4.28% 16
Altrincham -1 30 £29,500 -30.58% 10
Wigan -3 23 £31,750 +17.59% 3
Oldham +4 17 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Cheadle -2 5 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Sale +1 4 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Salford -16 2 £30,500 -33.33% 3
Bury -4 1 £35,000 +25.00% 3
Rochdale -8 1 £54,000 +44.00% 3
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 682 (39.86%) .NET
2 673 (39.33%) SQL Server
3 622 (36.35%) C#
4 524 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
5 473 (27.64%) HTML
6 454 (26.53%) ASP.NET
7 441 (25.77%) JavaScript
8 402 (23.50%) CSS
9 380 (22.21%) Microsoft
10 342 (19.99%) Degree
11 324 (18.94%) Finance
12 313 (18.29%) Windows
13 310 (18.12%) Java
13 310 (18.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 299 (17.48%) T-SQL
15 276 (16.13%) Web Services
15 276 (16.13%) MVC
16 270 (15.78%) XML
17 266 (15.55%) Business Intelligence
18 263 (15.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 255 (14.90%) SQL Server 2008
20 254 (14.85%) Oracle
21 223 (13.03%) OO
22 213 (12.45%) jQuery
23 193 (11.28%) MS Excel
24 184 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
25 176 (10.29%) Scrum
26 160 (9.35%) TDD
27 153 (8.94%) Software Engineering
28 152 (8.88%) Linux

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 132 (7.71%) SharePoint
2 78 (4.56%) IIS
3 60 (3.51%) CMS
4 46 (2.69%) WebLogic
5 37 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 33 (1.93%) Apache
7 30 (1.75%) Umbraco
8 29 (1.69%) MS Exchange
9 28 (1.64%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.23%) WordPress
10 21 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (1.17%) SAS
12 19 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (1.05%) GlassFish
14 17 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
14 17 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.94%) Drupal
15 16 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 193 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 78 (4.56%) MS Office
3 31 (1.81%) PowerPivot
4 21 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.41%) SPSS
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.058%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
5 8 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.41%) Agresso
7 6 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.29%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.23%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.64%) Office 365
4 7 (0.41%) GitHub
4 7 (0.41%) SaaS
5 6 (0.35%) Mimecast
5 6 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.058%) IaaS
8 1 (0.058%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.058%) Yammer
8 1 (0.058%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.51%) HTTP
2 42 (2.45%) Internet
2 42 (2.45%) Firewall
3 25 (1.46%) Intranet
4 24 (1.40%) WAN
5 23 (1.34%) DNS
6 22 (1.29%) LAN
7 17 (0.99%) SAN
8 13 (0.76%) DHCP
9 12 (0.70%) VLAN
10 11 (0.64%) Wireless
11 10 (0.58%) ATM
12 8 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.35%) SMTP
13 6 (0.35%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.35%) MPLS
14 5 (0.29%) VoIP
14 5 (0.29%) NAS
15 4 (0.23%) VPN
16 3 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 673 (39.33%) SQL Server
2 310 (18.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 263 (15.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 255 (14.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 127 (7.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 127 (7.42%) MySQL
6 118 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 109 (6.37%) Relational Database
8 96 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 85 (4.97%) Oracle Database
9 85 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 45 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 42 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 40 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
12 40 (2.34%) OLAP
13 35 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
14 33 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
15 31 (1.81%) Big Data
16 26 (1.52%) NoSQL
17 24 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 101 (5.90%) Visual Studio
2 85 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (4.85%) Selenium
4 59 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 55 (3.21%) NUnit
6 51 (2.98%) TeamCity
7 48 (2.81%) SoapUI
8 47 (2.75%) Hudson
9 46 (2.69%) Git (software)
10 44 (2.57%) SpecFlow
11 39 (2.28%) Eclipse
12 35 (2.05%) MSTest
13 31 (1.81%) JIRA
14 30 (1.75%) Subversion
14 30 (1.75%) JUnit
15 25 (1.46%) Ant
15 25 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 17 (0.99%) Maven
17 12 (0.70%) ClearCase
18 11 (0.64%) WatiN
General
1 324 (18.94%) Finance
2 69 (4.03%) Marketing
3 53 (3.10%) Retail
4 30 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 28 (1.64%) Games
6 25 (1.46%) Banking
7 21 (1.23%) Back Office
8 18 (1.05%) Legal
9 17 (0.99%) Law
10 14 (0.82%) Advertising
11 13 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 11 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.64%) Local Government
13 6 (0.35%) Billing
13 6 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Automotive
15 2 (0.12%) Front Office
15 2 (0.12%) Electronics
16 1 (0.058%) German Language
Job Titles
1 869 (50.79%) Developer
2 313 (18.29%) Analyst
3 271 (15.84%) .NET Developer
4 208 (12.16%) C# Developer
5 138 (8.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 122 (7.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 121 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 116 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 88 (5.14%) DBA
10 77 (4.50%) Java Developer
11 74 (4.32%) Junior
12 72 (4.21%) Software Developer
12 72 (4.21%) Consultant
12 72 (4.21%) SQL DBA
13 65 (3.80%) Software Engineer
14 64 (3.74%) Test Analyst
15 63 (3.68%) Junior Developer
16 62 (3.62%) Tester
17 60 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 59 (3.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (39.86%) .NET
2 473 (27.64%) HTML
3 454 (26.53%) ASP.NET
4 402 (23.50%) CSS
5 276 (16.13%) Web Services
6 270 (15.78%) XML
7 213 (12.45%) jQuery
8 129 (7.54%) WCF
9 128 (7.48%) .NET Framework
10 101 (5.90%) SOAP
10 101 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 101 (5.90%) HTML5
11 98 (5.73%) Ajax
12 91 (5.32%) J2EE
13 62 (3.62%) XSLT
14 56 (3.27%) WinForms
14 56 (3.27%) LINQ
15 53 (3.10%) RESTful
15 53 (3.10%) AngularJS
16 52 (3.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 184 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 61 (3.57%) Replication
4 57 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 52 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 50 (2.92%) Mobile App
7 47 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.99%) User Experience
9 31 (1.81%) Statistics
10 30 (1.75%) Clustering
11 27 (1.58%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.23%) NHS
13 20 (1.17%) Visualisation
13 20 (1.17%) Open Source
14 15 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
15 14 (0.82%) W3C
16 12 (0.70%) Data Extraction
17 10 (0.58%) iPhone
17 10 (0.58%) Social Network
18 9 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 313 (18.29%) Windows
2 152 (8.88%) Linux
3 61 (3.57%) Android
4 54 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (3.16%) UNIX
5 46 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 36 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.41%) CentOS
13 6 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.35%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.29%) Solaris
15 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.058%) AIX
16 1 (0.058%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (16.13%) MVC
3 266 (15.55%) Business Intelligence
4 223 (13.03%) OO
5 176 (10.29%) Scrum
6 160 (9.35%) TDD
7 153 (8.94%) Software Engineering
8 139 (8.12%) Unit Testing
9 121 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
10 113 (6.60%) OOP
11 112 (6.55%) Project Management
12 103 (6.02%) CRM
13 101 (5.90%) Web Development
14 93 (5.44%) Mentoring
15 89 (5.20%) E-Commerce
16 85 (4.97%) Data Analysis
17 84 (4.91%) Automated Testing
18 79 (4.62%) ERP
19 69 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
20 64 (3.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 622 (36.35%) C#
2 441 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 310 (18.12%) Java
4 299 (17.48%) T-SQL
5 150 (8.77%) PHP
6 125 (7.31%) C++
7 109 (6.37%) VB.NET
8 95 (5.55%) PL/SQL
9 60 (3.51%) VBA
10 59 (3.45%) VB
11 57 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 34 (1.99%) Ruby
13 28 (1.64%) Python
14 27 (1.58%) C
15 17 (0.99%) XPath
16 14 (0.82%) VBScript
17 11 (0.64%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.53%) VB6
19 7 (0.41%) Perl
20 6 (0.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 342 (19.99%) Degree
2 64 (3.74%) ISEB
3 52 (3.04%) ISTQB
4 39 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (0.99%) CCNA
8 16 (0.94%) Security Cleared
9 14 (0.82%) MCP
10 12 (0.70%) HND
10 12 (0.70%) NCDA
11 11 (0.64%) MCSE
11 11 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.53%) MCTS
14 6 (0.35%) MCITP
14 6 (0.35%) ACCA
14 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.23%) MCSA
15 4 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (6.72%) QA
2 41 (2.40%) SLA
3 19 (1.11%) WAI
4 6 (0.35%) WCAG
5 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.23%) HL7
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.058%) COBIT
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 57 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.23%) vSphere
4 17 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.53%) XenApp
6 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.18%) MetaFrame
7 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.058%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (0.70%) SCCM
2 9 (0.53%) Puppet
3 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.41%) WMI
3 7 (0.41%) WSUS
4 6 (0.35%) SCOM
5 5 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.29%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.18%) Legato
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.12%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.058%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.058%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.058%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 380 (22.21%) Microsoft
2 254 (14.85%) Oracle
3 93 (5.44%) VMware
4 43 (2.51%) Cisco
5 30 (1.75%) IBM
6 28 (1.64%) SAP
7 25 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.29%) Citrix
9 21 (1.23%) NetApp
10 20 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.05%) Adobe
12 17 (0.99%) Sitecore
13 16 (0.94%) Business Objects
14 15 (0.88%) Telerik
15 14 (0.82%) Zend
15 14 (0.82%) HP
16 12 (0.70%) EMC
16 12 (0.70%) Google
17 11 (0.64%) Sage
17 11 (0.64%) Cognos
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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