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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 796 873 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.50% 21.47% 29.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.07% 38.78% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 714 775 1012
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1892 2251 2307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 48.74% 55.35% 59.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1909 2055
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Stockport +2 37 £36,000 -20.00% 14
Wigan +5 30 £32,500 - 3
Bolton +5 29 £28,500 -18.57% 7
Altrincham +2 26 £35,500 +61.36% 10
Salford +15 21 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cheadle +1 10 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Oldham +2 8 £43,500 +17.56% 2
Bury -7 4 £39,000 +62.50% 1
Rochdale -11 4 £32,000 -28.88% 3
Sale - 3 £38,750 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 654 (42.08%) SQL Server
2 508 (32.69%) .NET
3 505 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 465 (29.92%) C#
5 363 (23.36%) Microsoft
6 354 (22.78%) JavaScript
7 348 (22.39%) HTML
8 329 (21.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 317 (20.40%) ASP.NET
10 314 (20.21%) T-SQL
11 302 (19.43%) Java
12 301 (19.37%) Oracle
13 273 (17.57%) Degree
14 272 (17.50%) CSS
15 269 (17.31%) Finance
16 260 (16.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 256 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
18 246 (15.83%) Web Services
19 238 (15.32%) XML
20 236 (15.19%) Windows
21 226 (14.54%) MVC
22 218 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
23 204 (13.13%) MS Excel
24 197 (12.68%) SDLC
25 172 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
26 170 (10.94%) OO
27 161 (10.36%) jQuery
28 156 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
29 155 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
30 153 (9.85%) WCF

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 116 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 71 (4.57%) WebLogic
3 61 (3.93%) IIS
4 45 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 45 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
5 43 (2.77%) CMS
6 39 (2.51%) Apache
7 36 (2.32%) MS Exchange
8 33 (2.12%) Tomcat
9 26 (1.67%) SAS
10 20 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.16%) WordPress
11 18 (1.16%) Umbraco
12 17 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (0.97%) Apache Pig
15 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.64%) Drupal
17 9 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
18 7 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 204 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 68 (4.38%) MS Office
3 16 (1.03%) PowerPivot
4 10 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.51%) SPSS
6 7 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.064%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 45 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
2 27 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (0.58%) SAP Business One
3 9 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.51%) Visualfiles
5 7 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.39%) Magento
7 5 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.32%) Sage 50
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.19%) Line 50
8 3 (0.19%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.42%) Office 365
4 6 (0.39%) SaaS
5 5 (0.32%) GitHub
6 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.13%) Yammer
8 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.83%) Internet
2 27 (1.74%) Firewall
3 25 (1.61%) DNS
4 21 (1.35%) LAN
4 21 (1.35%) WAN
4 21 (1.35%) SAN
5 20 (1.29%) Intranet
6 19 (1.22%) DHCP
7 17 (1.09%) HTTP
8 15 (0.97%) VPN
9 12 (0.77%) VLAN
10 10 (0.64%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.64%) ATM
11 8 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.39%) NAS
13 5 (0.32%) Wireless
13 5 (0.32%) WLAN
14 4 (0.26%) Broadband
15 3 (0.19%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.19%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 654 (42.08%) SQL Server
2 329 (21.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 260 (16.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 256 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 155 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
6 142 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 138 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 119 (7.66%) Oracle Database
9 107 (6.89%) MySQL
10 87 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 61 (3.93%) Relational Database
12 60 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 52 (3.35%) Big Data
14 47 (3.02%) SQL Server 2000
15 34 (2.19%) Hadoop
16 31 (1.99%) OLAP
16 31 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
17 28 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 21 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 97 (6.24%) Selenium
2 93 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (4.83%) SoapUI
4 64 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 64 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 63 (4.05%) NUnit
6 61 (3.93%) Jenkins
7 40 (2.57%) Eclipse
8 37 (2.38%) Hudson
8 37 (2.38%) JUnit
8 37 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 32 (2.06%) SpecFlow
10 28 (1.80%) JIRA
10 28 (1.80%) TeamCity
11 25 (1.61%) MSTest
12 23 (1.48%) Maven
12 23 (1.48%) Subversion
13 21 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 20 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (1.22%) Mercurial
General
1 269 (17.31%) Finance
2 86 (5.53%) Retail
3 55 (3.54%) Marketing
4 48 (3.09%) Banking
5 45 (2.90%) Legal
6 42 (2.70%) Games
7 27 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.35%) Law
9 18 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.97%) Advertising
11 14 (0.90%) Back Office
12 8 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.51%) Local Government
13 7 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.39%) Billing
15 2 (0.13%) Front Office
15 2 (0.13%) Automotive
16 1 (0.064%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.064%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.064%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 750 (48.26%) Developer
2 286 (18.40%) Analyst
3 177 (11.39%) .NET Developer
4 141 (9.07%) C# Developer
5 110 (7.08%) SQL Developer
6 108 (6.95%) DBA
7 102 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 101 (6.50%) Java Developer
9 97 (6.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 87 (5.60%) SQL DBA
11 78 (5.02%) Software Developer
11 78 (5.02%) Web Developer
12 67 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 66 (4.25%) Consultant
14 65 (4.18%) Software Engineer
15 63 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
16 62 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 58 (3.73%) Tester
18 56 (3.60%) Administrator
19 55 (3.54%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (32.69%) .NET
2 348 (22.39%) HTML
3 317 (20.40%) ASP.NET
4 272 (17.50%) CSS
5 246 (15.83%) Web Services
6 238 (15.32%) XML
7 161 (10.36%) jQuery
8 153 (9.85%) WCF
9 110 (7.08%) SOAP
10 108 (6.95%) J2EE
11 104 (6.69%) HTML5
12 93 (5.98%) Ajax
13 89 (5.73%) Spring
13 89 (5.73%) AngularJS
14 87 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 85 (5.47%) .NET Framework
16 84 (5.41%) XSLT
17 76 (4.89%) LINQ
18 73 (4.70%) WPF
19 66 (4.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 172 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (6.24%) Computer Science
3 73 (4.70%) Replication
4 44 (2.83%) User Experience
5 41 (2.64%) Mobile App
5 41 (2.64%) Statistics
6 38 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 37 (2.38%) Clustering
7 37 (2.38%) NHS
8 32 (2.06%) Visualisation
9 25 (1.61%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.42%) N-Tier
11 21 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.16%) Data Centre
12 18 (1.16%) Data Extraction
13 12 (0.77%) W3C
13 12 (0.77%) iPhone
14 11 (0.71%) Data Integration
14 11 (0.71%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 236 (15.19%) Windows
2 142 (9.14%) Linux
3 46 (2.96%) UNIX
4 40 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.12%) Android
7 29 (1.87%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (0.45%) AIX
14 6 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.32%) Solaris
16 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.26%) HPUX
16 4 (0.26%) Debian
16 4 (0.26%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (14.54%) MVC
3 218 (14.03%) Business Intelligence
4 197 (12.68%) SDLC
5 170 (10.94%) OO
6 156 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
7 151 (9.72%) Software Engineering
8 149 (9.59%) Scrum
9 140 (9.01%) TDD
10 105 (6.76%) ETL
10 105 (6.76%) Project Management
11 101 (6.50%) Unit Testing
12 97 (6.24%) E-Commerce
13 94 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
14 87 (5.60%) Mentoring
15 86 (5.53%) ITIL
16 82 (5.28%) CRM
17 78 (5.02%) Web Development
17 78 (5.02%) BDD
18 74 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 465 (29.92%) C#
2 354 (22.78%) JavaScript
3 314 (20.21%) T-SQL
4 302 (19.43%) Java
5 131 (8.43%) PL/SQL
6 105 (6.76%) PHP
7 96 (6.18%) C++
8 74 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 64 (4.12%) VBA
10 59 (3.80%) PowerShell
11 41 (2.64%) VB
12 26 (1.67%) C
13 16 (1.03%) Python
14 15 (0.97%) Ruby
14 15 (0.97%) Perl
15 14 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.71%) COBOL
17 10 (0.64%) VBScript
18 9 (0.58%) XPath
19 8 (0.51%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 273 (17.57%) Degree
2 49 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (2.90%) ISEB
4 29 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 21 (1.35%) MCSE
6 18 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (1.16%) MCP
7 15 (0.97%) HND
8 13 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.77%) CCNA
10 10 (0.64%) MCITP
11 9 (0.58%) MCSA
12 8 (0.51%) MCSD
12 8 (0.51%) MCTS
13 7 (0.45%) NCDA
13 7 (0.45%) MCPD
14 6 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.19%) CISA
15 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (7.46%) QA
2 38 (2.45%) SLA
3 13 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.71%) HL7
5 4 (0.26%) DICOM
6 3 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.13%) WAI
8 1 (0.064%) WCAG
8 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.16%) vSphere
4 12 (0.77%) HDFS
4 12 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.39%) XenApp
5 6 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.32%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.32%) GPFS
7 4 (0.26%) pfSense
7 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.13%) Docker
9 2 (0.13%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.064%) SRDF
10 1 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (1.16%) SCCM
2 15 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (0.71%) Oozie
5 9 (0.58%) SCOM
6 8 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.45%) Puppet
7 7 (0.45%) Ambari
8 5 (0.32%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.32%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.26%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.26%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.19%) WSUS
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.19%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.13%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 363 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 301 (19.37%) Oracle
3 75 (4.83%) VMware
4 53 (3.41%) IBM
5 43 (2.77%) Teradata
6 36 (2.32%) Cisco
7 34 (2.19%) Citrix
8 32 (2.06%) SAP
9 25 (1.61%) Tableau
10 23 (1.48%) HP
11 22 (1.42%) Google
11 22 (1.42%) Hortonworks
12 19 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.16%) NetApp
14 17 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.97%) Stellent
15 15 (0.97%) Telerik
16 13 (0.84%) Veeam
16 13 (0.84%) Capita
17 12 (0.77%) McAfee
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Talent International
Salary: car allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits Package available
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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