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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 863 1151 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.89% 28.99% 27.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.24% 49.98% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1022 1030
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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
1996 2303 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.94% 58.01% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 2010 2197
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 56 £45,000 +32.35% 5
Stockport -7 36 £36,500 +4.28% 17
Altrincham 0 33 £30,000 -29.41% 6
Wigan -2 25 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Oldham +7 14 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Salford -10 6 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Sale +2 4 £31,000 -17.33%
Cheadle -9 4 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Bury -1 1 £39,000 +39.28% 4
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 738 (39.89%) .NET
2 731 (39.51%) SQL Server
3 666 (36.00%) C#
4 546 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
5 539 (29.14%) HTML
6 502 (27.14%) ASP.NET
7 484 (26.16%) JavaScript
8 455 (24.59%) CSS
9 417 (22.54%) Microsoft
10 370 (20.00%) Finance
11 342 (18.49%) Windows
11 342 (18.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 340 (18.38%) Degree
13 334 (18.05%) T-SQL
14 326 (17.62%) Java
15 311 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
16 299 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 296 (16.00%) MVC
18 278 (15.03%) XML
19 276 (14.92%) SQL Server 2008
20 258 (13.95%) Web Services
21 245 (13.24%) Oracle
22 242 (13.08%) OO
22 242 (13.08%) jQuery
23 199 (10.76%) MS Excel
24 193 (10.43%) Scrum
25 181 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
26 166 (8.97%) TDD
27 160 (8.65%) PHP
28 151 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 138 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 90 (4.86%) IIS
3 60 (3.24%) CMS
4 36 (1.95%) Apache
5 32 (1.73%) MS Exchange
6 31 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 31 (1.68%) Umbraco
7 30 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 28 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 24 (1.30%) WordPress
10 21 (1.14%) SAS
10 21 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (1.08%) Drupal
12 18 (0.97%) Joomla!
12 18 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
14 16 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (0.86%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.65%) nginx
15 12 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 199 (10.76%) MS Excel
2 90 (4.86%) MS Office
3 48 (2.59%) PowerPivot
4 21 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.38%) SPSS
8 5 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.054%) MS Project
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.054%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.32%) Agresso
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.32%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.27%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.27%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.22%) Sage 50
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.70%) Office 365
4 11 (0.59%) SaaS
5 8 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.054%) IaaS
8 1 (0.054%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.84%) HTTP
2 51 (2.76%) Firewall
3 49 (2.65%) Internet
4 28 (1.51%) DNS
4 28 (1.51%) WAN
5 27 (1.46%) Intranet
6 23 (1.24%) LAN
7 18 (0.97%) SAN
8 14 (0.76%) DHCP
9 13 (0.70%) VLAN
9 13 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (0.65%) SMTP
11 11 (0.59%) Wireless
12 10 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (0.43%) TCP/IP
14 6 (0.32%) VPN
14 6 (0.32%) MPLS
15 5 (0.27%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.27%) VoIP
15 5 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 731 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 342 (18.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 299 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 276 (14.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 151 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 138 (7.46%) MySQL
7 122 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
8 121 (6.54%) Relational Database
9 95 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 92 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 76 (4.11%) Oracle Database
12 44 (2.38%) RDBMS
13 42 (2.27%) OLAP
14 39 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
15 38 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
17 35 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
18 28 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
18 28 (1.51%) Big Data
19 27 (1.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 104 (5.62%) Visual Studio
2 86 (4.65%) Selenium
3 83 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (2.65%) NUnit
5 46 (2.49%) TeamCity
6 43 (2.32%) SpecFlow
6 43 (2.32%) Jenkins
7 40 (2.16%) Eclipse
8 37 (2.00%) Git (software)
9 35 (1.89%) JIRA
9 35 (1.89%) Subversion
9 35 (1.89%) Hudson
10 34 (1.84%) SoapUI
11 31 (1.68%) JUnit
12 29 (1.57%) MSTest
13 24 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 23 (1.24%) Ant
15 19 (1.03%) Maven
16 15 (0.81%) WatiN
17 11 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 370 (20.00%) Finance
2 73 (3.95%) Marketing
3 52 (2.81%) Retail
4 34 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 29 (1.57%) Banking
6 26 (1.41%) Advertising
7 20 (1.08%) Games
8 19 (1.03%) Back Office
9 17 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.65%) Law
10 12 (0.65%) Legal
11 11 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.54%) Local Government
13 6 (0.32%) Billing
13 6 (0.32%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.16%) Automotive
15 2 (0.11%) Front Office
15 2 (0.11%) Electronics
15 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 952 (51.46%) Developer
2 329 (17.78%) Analyst
3 298 (16.11%) .NET Developer
4 211 (11.41%) C# Developer
5 140 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 139 (7.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 135 (7.30%) Senior Developer
8 116 (6.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 95 (5.14%) DBA
10 90 (4.86%) Java Developer
11 85 (4.59%) Consultant
12 83 (4.49%) Junior
13 76 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 75 (4.05%) SQL DBA
15 74 (4.00%) Junior Developer
15 74 (4.00%) PHP Developer
16 72 (3.89%) Software Developer
17 68 (3.68%) Support Analyst
17 68 (3.68%) Applications Support
18 65 (3.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 738 (39.89%) .NET
2 539 (29.14%) HTML
3 502 (27.14%) ASP.NET
4 455 (24.59%) CSS
5 278 (15.03%) XML
6 258 (13.95%) Web Services
7 242 (13.08%) jQuery
8 142 (7.68%) .NET Framework
9 130 (7.03%) WCF
10 116 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 113 (6.11%) HTML5
12 111 (6.00%) SOAP
13 106 (5.73%) Ajax
14 91 (4.92%) J2EE
15 61 (3.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 56 (3.03%) Spring
16 56 (3.03%) LINQ
17 54 (2.92%) WinForms
17 54 (2.92%) XSLT
18 53 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 181 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 65 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 57 (3.08%) Replication
4 57 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 55 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 53 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 38 (2.05%) User Experience
8 34 (1.84%) Clustering
9 27 (1.46%) Statistics
10 23 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.19%) Open Source
11 22 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (0.97%) NHS
13 16 (0.86%) Visualisation
14 13 (0.70%) W3C
14 13 (0.70%) Data Extraction
15 12 (0.65%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.59%) Data Structures
17 10 (0.54%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 342 (18.49%) Windows
2 139 (7.51%) Linux
3 63 (3.41%) Android
4 61 (3.30%) UNIX
5 55 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.76%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.38%) CentOS
14 6 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.27%) Solaris
16 4 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.054%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (16.81%) Business Intelligence
3 296 (16.00%) MVC
4 242 (13.08%) OO
5 193 (10.43%) Scrum
6 166 (8.97%) TDD
7 150 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 147 (7.95%) CRM
9 142 (7.68%) Unit Testing
10 132 (7.14%) OOP
11 126 (6.81%) Web Development
12 117 (6.32%) Project Management
13 115 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
14 102 (5.51%) Data Analysis
15 101 (5.46%) E-Commerce
15 101 (5.46%) Mentoring
16 89 (4.81%) Automated Testing
17 85 (4.59%) ERP
18 70 (3.78%) ITIL
19 69 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 666 (36.00%) C#
2 484 (26.16%) JavaScript
3 334 (18.05%) T-SQL
4 326 (17.62%) Java
5 160 (8.65%) PHP
6 121 (6.54%) VB.NET
7 118 (6.38%) C++
8 92 (4.97%) PL/SQL
9 63 (3.41%) VB
10 53 (2.86%) VBA
11 47 (2.54%) PowerShell
12 30 (1.62%) C
13 27 (1.46%) Python
13 27 (1.46%) Ruby
14 14 (0.76%) XPath
14 14 (0.76%) VBScript
15 12 (0.65%) Perl
15 12 (0.65%) PHP5
16 10 (0.54%) VB6
17 9 (0.49%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 340 (18.38%) Degree
2 59 (3.19%) ISEB
3 53 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 47 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (0.97%) CCNA
7 18 (0.97%) NCDA
8 17 (0.92%) HND
9 16 (0.86%) MCSE
10 14 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.65%) MCTS
12 10 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.49%) MCP
13 9 (0.49%) NCIE
14 7 (0.38%) MCITP
15 6 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.32%) ACCA
15 6 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (7.14%) QA
2 48 (2.59%) SLA
3 20 (1.08%) WAI
4 7 (0.38%) WCAG
4 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.22%) HL7
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.054%) COBIT
System Software
1 63 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 24 (1.30%) vSphere
4 13 (0.70%) XenApp
5 7 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.27%) MetaFrame
6 5 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.11%) vCloud
9 1 (0.054%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (0.70%) SCCM
2 9 (0.49%) WSUS
2 9 (0.49%) Puppet
3 7 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.38%) WMI
3 7 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.32%) SCOM
5 5 (0.27%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.16%) Legato
8 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.11%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.054%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 417 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 245 (13.24%) Oracle
3 111 (6.00%) VMware
4 49 (2.65%) Cisco
5 37 (2.00%) Citrix
6 33 (1.78%) SAP
7 27 (1.46%) NetApp
8 25 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.08%) IBM
9 20 (1.08%) Adobe
10 19 (1.03%) Business Objects
10 19 (1.03%) Telerik
11 17 (0.92%) Sitecore
12 16 (0.86%) Cognos
13 15 (0.81%) Zend
14 14 (0.76%) HP
14 14 (0.76%) EMC
15 12 (0.65%) Symantec
16 11 (0.59%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hays IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Comtecs
Salary: £33000 - £35000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits and 35 hour week 9am-5pm
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 26 days + pension + staff discounts
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits (Inc. flexi-tim
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£32,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago