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

Location
3 months to
26 May 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 761 1057 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.20% 27.36% 27.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.85% 48.22% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 672 935 995
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1776 2192 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.15% 56.74% 62.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1883 2285
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -3 56 £35,000 +2.94% 14
Bolton +1 34 £33,750 -3.57% 4
Altrincham -1 31 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Oldham +1 15 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Wigan -5 15 £37,500 +17.18% 4
Cheadle -6 6 £32,500 -5.79% 2
Salford -10 6 £31,500 -30.00% 4
Sale +1 5 £31,000 +47.61% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 5 £32,500 - 2
Rochdale -5 3 £54,000 +36.70% 2
Bury -5 1 £35,000 +26.12% 3
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 648 (40.37%) SQL Server
2 632 (39.38%) .NET
3 585 (36.45%) C#
4 514 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
5 422 (26.29%) ASP.NET
6 414 (25.79%) HTML
7 381 (23.74%) JavaScript
8 354 (22.06%) Microsoft
9 346 (21.56%) CSS
10 332 (20.69%) Degree
11 307 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 286 (17.82%) T-SQL
13 284 (17.69%) Finance
14 279 (17.38%) Java
15 274 (17.07%) Web Services
16 273 (17.01%) Windows
17 261 (16.26%) XML
17 261 (16.26%) Oracle
18 260 (16.20%) MVC
19 252 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 247 (15.39%) Business Intelligence
21 242 (15.08%) SQL Server 2008
22 203 (12.65%) MS Excel
23 194 (12.09%) OO
24 186 (11.59%) SDLC
25 180 (11.21%) jQuery
26 178 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
27 171 (10.65%) Scrum
28 157 (9.78%) TDD
29 154 (9.60%) Software Engineering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 120 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 66 (4.11%) IIS
3 56 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 51 (3.18%) CMS
5 33 (2.06%) WebSphere
5 33 (2.06%) Apache
6 30 (1.87%) Oracle Service Bus
7 29 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 26 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.62%) MS Exchange
9 23 (1.43%) Umbraco
10 20 (1.25%) SAS
11 18 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (0.93%) GlassFish
14 14 (0.87%) Drupal
15 12 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.69%) WordPress
17 10 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 10 (0.62%) Joomla!
Applications
1 203 (12.65%) MS Excel
2 68 (4.24%) MS Office
3 21 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.00%) PowerPivot
4 16 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.44%) SPSS
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.50%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (0.44%) Agresso
5 6 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.31%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.31%) Sage 50
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle FAH
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.81%) Office 365
4 5 (0.31%) GitHub
5 4 (0.25%) SaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.19%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.062%) Yammer
8 1 (0.062%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.74%) HTTP
2 39 (2.43%) Internet
3 31 (1.93%) Firewall
4 28 (1.74%) Intranet
5 20 (1.25%) DNS
6 19 (1.18%) SAN
7 18 (1.12%) LAN
7 18 (1.12%) WAN
8 12 (0.75%) DHCP
9 10 (0.62%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.62%) ATM
10 9 (0.56%) Wireless
10 9 (0.56%) VLAN
11 8 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.37%) NAS
13 5 (0.31%) VPN
14 4 (0.25%) MPLS
15 3 (0.19%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.19%) SMTP
15 3 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 648 (40.37%) SQL Server
2 307 (19.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 252 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 242 (15.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 135 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 123 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
7 114 (7.10%) MySQL
8 98 (6.11%) Relational Database
9 96 (5.98%) Oracle Database
10 95 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 79 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 47 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 38 (2.37%) RDBMS
14 37 (2.31%) OLAP
15 36 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
16 31 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
18 26 (1.62%) Big Data
19 23 (1.43%) DTS
20 22 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 91 (5.67%) Visual Studio
2 81 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 77 (4.80%) Selenium
4 70 (4.36%) SoapUI
5 67 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 55 (3.43%) NUnit
7 53 (3.30%) Hudson
8 48 (2.99%) Git (software)
9 47 (2.93%) TeamCity
9 47 (2.93%) SpecFlow
10 36 (2.24%) Eclipse
11 35 (2.18%) MSTest
12 30 (1.87%) JUnit
12 30 (1.87%) Subversion
13 29 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 28 (1.74%) JIRA
15 20 (1.25%) Ant
16 13 (0.81%) Maven
17 11 (0.69%) WatiN
17 11 (0.69%) ClearCase
General
1 284 (17.69%) Finance
2 63 (3.93%) Marketing
3 59 (3.68%) Retail
4 39 (2.43%) Games
5 28 (1.74%) Banking
5 28 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.62%) Legal
7 17 (1.06%) Law
7 17 (1.06%) Back Office
8 13 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.75%) Local Government
10 11 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.69%) Advertising
11 8 (0.50%) Billing
12 6 (0.37%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.19%) Front Office
13 3 (0.19%) Automotive
14 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.062%) Electronics
15 1 (0.062%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 802 (49.97%) Developer
2 301 (18.75%) Analyst
3 249 (15.51%) .NET Developer
4 193 (12.02%) C# Developer
5 127 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 114 (7.10%) Senior Developer
7 107 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 106 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 92 (5.73%) DBA
10 80 (4.98%) SQL DBA
11 72 (4.49%) Java Developer
11 72 (4.49%) Consultant
12 69 (4.30%) Junior
13 68 (4.24%) Software Developer
14 66 (4.11%) Tester
15 64 (3.99%) Software Engineer
16 60 (3.74%) Test Analyst
16 60 (3.74%) SQL Developer
17 56 (3.49%) Web Developer
18 54 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 632 (39.38%) .NET
2 422 (26.29%) ASP.NET
3 414 (25.79%) HTML
4 346 (21.56%) CSS
5 274 (17.07%) Web Services
6 261 (16.26%) XML
7 180 (11.21%) jQuery
8 140 (8.72%) WCF
9 106 (6.60%) SOAP
10 103 (6.42%) .NET Framework
10 103 (6.42%) HTML5
11 94 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 87 (5.42%) Ajax
13 86 (5.36%) J2EE
14 65 (4.05%) XSLT
15 55 (3.43%) LINQ
16 51 (3.18%) WinForms
17 48 (2.99%) RESTful
17 48 (2.99%) JMS
18 46 (2.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 178 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 70 (4.36%) Replication
4 50 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 49 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 47 (2.93%) N-Tier
7 39 (2.43%) Statistics
8 37 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (2.12%) Clustering
10 33 (2.06%) User Experience
11 27 (1.68%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.62%) Visualisation
13 25 (1.56%) NHS
14 22 (1.37%) Data Centre
15 18 (1.12%) Data Extraction
16 15 (0.93%) iPhone
17 11 (0.69%) Mathematics
18 10 (0.62%) Social Network
19 8 (0.50%) FMCG
19 8 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 273 (17.01%) Windows
2 141 (8.79%) Linux
3 55 (3.43%) Android
4 47 (2.93%) UNIX
5 46 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (2.18%) Apple iOS
7 31 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (1.74%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.44%) CentOS
14 6 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.37%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.31%) Solaris
16 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.062%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.062%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (16.20%) MVC
3 247 (15.39%) Business Intelligence
4 194 (12.09%) OO
5 186 (11.59%) SDLC
6 171 (10.65%) Scrum
7 157 (9.78%) TDD
8 154 (9.60%) Software Engineering
9 140 (8.72%) Unit Testing
10 134 (8.35%) Performance Tuning
11 112 (6.98%) Project Management
12 94 (5.86%) OOP
13 90 (5.61%) Mentoring
14 89 (5.55%) CRM
14 89 (5.55%) E-Commerce
15 88 (5.48%) Web Development
16 84 (5.23%) Automated Testing
17 75 (4.67%) Data Analysis
18 73 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
19 69 (4.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 585 (36.45%) C#
2 381 (23.74%) JavaScript
3 286 (17.82%) T-SQL
4 279 (17.38%) Java
5 128 (7.98%) PHP
6 115 (7.17%) C++
7 109 (6.79%) PL/SQL
8 95 (5.92%) VB.NET
9 64 (3.99%) VBA
10 54 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 53 (3.30%) VB
12 32 (1.99%) Ruby
13 28 (1.74%) C
14 22 (1.37%) Python
15 15 (0.93%) XPath
16 11 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.62%) Perl
17 10 (0.62%) VBScript
18 9 (0.56%) VB6
19 6 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 332 (20.69%) Degree
2 61 (3.80%) ISEB
3 39 (2.43%) ISTQB
4 36 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.06%) CCNA
5 17 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (0.87%) MCP
8 13 (0.81%) HND
9 12 (0.75%) MCSE
10 11 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.69%) NCDA
11 10 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (0.56%) MCTS
12 9 (0.56%) Security Cleared
13 6 (0.37%) MCITP
13 6 (0.37%) ACCA
13 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.31%) MCPD
15 4 (0.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (6.98%) QA
2 38 (2.37%) SLA
3 15 (0.93%) WAI
4 12 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.25%) HL7
6 2 (0.12%) WCAG
7 1 (0.062%) COBIT
7 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.12%) vSphere
4 10 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.31%) XenApp
6 5 (0.31%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.062%) Docker
9 1 (0.062%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.062%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (0.75%) SCCM
2 11 (0.69%) Puppet
3 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.31%) SCOM
5 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.31%) WSUS
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.19%) WMI
7 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.12%) Legato
8 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.12%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.062%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.062%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.062%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.062%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.062%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 354 (22.06%) Microsoft
2 261 (16.26%) Oracle
3 71 (4.42%) VMware
4 36 (2.24%) Cisco
5 28 (1.74%) IBM
6 26 (1.62%) SAP
7 24 (1.50%) Business Objects
7 24 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (1.31%) Citrix
9 19 (1.18%) NetApp
9 19 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 15 (0.93%) Telerik
11 14 (0.87%) Google
11 14 (0.87%) Teradata
12 13 (0.81%) HP
13 12 (0.75%) Adobe
14 11 (0.69%) Zend
15 10 (0.62%) Sage
15 10 (0.62%) Actimize
15 10 (0.62%) Sitecore
Altrincham, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits (Inc. flexi-tim
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: Yesterday