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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 914 1127 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.50% 29.74% 30.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.39% 50.04% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 812 1018 1093
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
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
2263 2252 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.71% 59.42% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1935 2009 2157
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £46,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -7 44 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Altrincham -3 37 £21,000 -28.20% 5
Bury 0 33 £27,000 -32.50% 5
Bolton -11 33 £35,000 - 4
Wigan -5 25 £32,500 -9.72% 8
Cheadle +1 19 £45,000 +57.89% 1
Rochdale -3 10 £45,000 +18.42%
Salford -10 9 £35,000 - 2
Oldham +2 7 £37,000 +23.75% 1
Sale +2 1 £30,000 -10.44% 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 837 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 641 (33.04%) .NET
3 563 (29.02%) C#
4 470 (24.23%) Microsoft
5 466 (24.02%) JavaScript
6 463 (23.87%) HTML
7 458 (23.61%) Finance
8 431 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 420 (21.65%) ASP.NET
10 380 (19.59%) CSS
11 355 (18.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 354 (18.25%) T-SQL
13 343 (17.68%) Windows
14 325 (16.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 312 (16.08%) MS Excel
15 312 (16.08%) MVC
16 290 (14.95%) XML
17 275 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
18 272 (14.02%) Web Services
19 265 (13.66%) Degree
20 262 (13.51%) Oracle
21 253 (13.04%) Java
22 250 (12.89%) SQL Server 2008
23 241 (12.42%) jQuery
24 200 (10.31%) TDD
25 190 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
26 181 (9.33%) .NET Framework
27 180 (9.28%) OO
28 163 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
29 161 (8.30%) VB.NET

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 153 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 101 (5.21%) IIS
3 46 (2.37%) CMS
4 37 (1.91%) MS Exchange
5 36 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 30 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 30 (1.55%) SAS
7 24 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (1.13%) Umbraco
9 18 (0.93%) WordPress
10 16 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 15 (0.77%) Apache
11 15 (0.77%) Drupal
11 15 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (0.77%) Lync
12 14 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 312 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 74 (3.81%) MS Office
3 47 (2.42%) PowerPivot
4 20 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.72%) SPSS
6 12 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.31%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.26%) MS Project
11 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 27 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
6 20 (1.03%) Magento
7 16 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
7 16 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
7 16 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
7 16 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
8 15 (0.77%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 15 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
9 14 (0.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 14 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
10 13 (0.67%) Visualfiles
11 12 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
11 12 (0.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 11 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
13 9 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.82%) SaaS
5 5 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.10%) IaaS
7 2 (0.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.052%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.052%) Route 53
8 1 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.052%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.052%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.66%) Internet
2 49 (2.53%) HTTP
3 48 (2.47%) Firewall
4 33 (1.70%) DNS
5 31 (1.60%) Intranet
6 28 (1.44%) SAN
7 27 (1.39%) TCP/IP
8 19 (0.98%) LAN
8 19 (0.98%) WAN
9 18 (0.93%) SMTP
10 15 (0.77%) iSCSI
11 13 (0.67%) DHCP
12 12 (0.62%) VLAN
13 11 (0.57%) VPN
14 10 (0.52%) NAS
15 7 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (0.36%) WLAN
15 7 (0.36%) SMS
15 7 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 837 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 355 (18.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 325 (16.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 250 (12.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 163 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
6 160 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 153 (7.89%) MySQL
8 128 (6.60%) Relational Database
9 126 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 84 (4.33%) Oracle Database
11 75 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 60 (3.09%) Data Mining
13 52 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
14 46 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 40 (2.06%) DB2
16 35 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
17 33 (1.70%) RDBMS
18 32 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
18 32 (1.65%) OLAP
18 32 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 110 (5.67%) Visual Studio
2 92 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (2.68%) Subversion
4 51 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 50 (2.58%) Git (software)
6 48 (2.47%) Selenium
7 28 (1.44%) JUnit
8 24 (1.24%) Jenkins
9 23 (1.19%) Ant
9 23 (1.19%) JIRA
10 22 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 20 (1.03%) Toad
11 20 (1.03%) NUnit
12 17 (0.88%) Maven
13 16 (0.82%) WebDriver
14 15 (0.77%) SpecFlow
15 14 (0.72%) JMeter
16 13 (0.67%) Mercurial
17 12 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 458 (23.61%) Finance
2 95 (4.90%) Marketing
3 71 (3.66%) Banking
4 49 (2.53%) Retail
5 41 (2.11%) Advertising
6 38 (1.96%) Back Office
7 30 (1.55%) Legal
8 28 (1.44%) Billing
9 20 (1.03%) Law
10 17 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.77%) Front Office
12 14 (0.72%) Games
13 13 (0.67%) Telecoms
13 13 (0.67%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.31%) Publishing
15 5 (0.26%) Electronics
16 3 (0.15%) Automotive
16 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 931 (47.99%) Developer
2 450 (23.20%) Analyst
3 214 (11.03%) .NET Developer
4 178 (9.18%) C# Developer
5 148 (7.63%) Senior Developer
6 120 (6.19%) Java Developer
7 119 (6.13%) Consultant
7 119 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 113 (5.82%) Software Developer
9 104 (5.36%) Support Analyst
10 103 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
11 97 (5.00%) DBA
12 94 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 91 (4.69%) Web Developer
14 89 (4.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 84 (4.33%) Applications Support
16 81 (4.18%) Junior
17 78 (4.02%) MI Analyst
18 71 (3.66%) SQL Developer
19 60 (3.09%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 641 (33.04%) .NET
2 463 (23.87%) HTML
3 420 (21.65%) ASP.NET
4 380 (19.59%) CSS
5 290 (14.95%) XML
6 272 (14.02%) Web Services
7 241 (12.42%) jQuery
8 181 (9.33%) .NET Framework
9 145 (7.47%) WCF
10 140 (7.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 118 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 106 (5.46%) LINQ
13 94 (4.85%) Ajax
14 89 (4.59%) SOAP
15 88 (4.54%) HTML5
16 86 (4.43%) J2EE
17 73 (3.76%) Hibernate
18 66 (3.40%) XSLT
19 65 (3.35%) Spring
20 53 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 190 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 62 (3.20%) N-Tier
4 53 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.42%) Data Extraction
6 46 (2.37%) User Experience
7 44 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.91%) Social Media
9 33 (1.70%) Mathematics
10 31 (1.60%) Statistics
10 31 (1.60%) NHS
11 27 (1.39%) Open Source
12 24 (1.24%) Replication
13 23 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 22 (1.13%) Mobile App
15 21 (1.08%) Visualisation
16 19 (0.98%) W3C
17 17 (0.88%) Clustering
18 11 (0.57%) Informatics
18 11 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 343 (17.68%) Windows
2 126 (6.49%) Linux
3 102 (5.26%) UNIX
4 61 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.88%) Android
9 13 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.26%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) CentOS
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.10%) Debian
15 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.052%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (16.08%) MVC
3 275 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
4 200 (10.31%) TDD
5 180 (9.28%) OO
6 147 (7.58%) E-Commerce
7 137 (7.06%) Project Management
8 132 (6.80%) CRM
9 127 (6.55%) Scrum
10 120 (6.19%) ITIL
11 106 (5.46%) Analytics
12 103 (5.31%) Data Analysis
13 101 (5.21%) Web Development
14 99 (5.10%) Mentoring
15 83 (4.28%) Software Engineering
16 81 (4.18%) Software Testing
17 79 (4.07%) Business Analysis
17 79 (4.07%) Unit Testing
18 78 (4.02%) OOD
19 76 (3.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 563 (29.02%) C#
2 466 (24.02%) JavaScript
3 354 (18.25%) T-SQL
4 253 (13.04%) Java
5 161 (8.30%) VB.NET
6 109 (5.62%) PHP
7 77 (3.97%) VBA
8 70 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 52 (2.68%) VB
10 37 (1.91%) C
11 36 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 31 (1.60%) C++
13 26 (1.34%) Perl
14 23 (1.19%) Python
15 18 (0.93%) VBScript
15 18 (0.93%) PowerShell
16 16 (0.82%) Ruby
17 15 (0.77%) XQuery
18 11 (0.57%) Delphi
19 7 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 265 (13.66%) Degree
2 45 (2.32%) ISEB
3 38 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (1.70%) ISTQB
5 25 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 23 (1.19%) MCSE
7 18 (0.93%) MCP
8 16 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.62%) CCNA
10 11 (0.57%) HND
11 9 (0.46%) MCTS
12 8 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.36%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.26%) MCSA
14 5 (0.26%) MCITP
15 4 (0.21%) CCNP
15 4 (0.21%) CCA
15 4 (0.21%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.54%) QA
2 40 (2.06%) SLA
3 17 (0.88%) WAI
4 7 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.31%) WCAG
6 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.10%) HL7
9 1 (0.052%) GxP
9 1 (0.052%) BS7799
9 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 59 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.19%) vSphere
5 15 (0.77%) vCloud
5 15 (0.77%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.72%) XenApp
7 11 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.36%) VMware Server
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.26%) Squid
11 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.21%) XenServer
12 3 (0.15%) NFS
12 3 (0.15%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.15%) Samba
12 3 (0.15%) LiteSpeed
12 3 (0.15%) KVM
13 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (1.03%) SCCM
2 12 (0.62%) SCOM
3 8 (0.41%) Data Guard
3 8 (0.41%) OpenView
4 7 (0.36%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.31%) Puppet
5 6 (0.31%) WSUS
5 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.21%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.21%) OpenNMS
8 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.10%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.10%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.052%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.052%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.052%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.052%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 470 (24.23%) Microsoft
2 262 (13.51%) Oracle
3 98 (5.05%) VMware
4 61 (3.14%) Google
5 46 (2.37%) Cisco
6 44 (2.27%) Citrix
7 41 (2.11%) Business Objects
8 38 (1.96%) HP
8 38 (1.96%) Teradata
9 29 (1.49%) Zend
9 29 (1.49%) SAP
10 24 (1.24%) IBM
11 23 (1.19%) Sybase
12 20 (1.03%) Sage
12 20 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.98%) NetApp
14 15 (0.77%) Sitecore
15 14 (0.72%) Sencha
15 14 (0.72%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.62%) Cognos
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Netsource
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £350000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + up to £45K + £6K Car - DOE
Posted: Yesterday