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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 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 731 931 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.53% 23.86% 27.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.23% 42.82% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 655 830 1041
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
1773 2174 2626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.22% 55.72% 61.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1842 2350
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 £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 50 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Bolton +1 37 £31,000 -8.82% 6
Altrincham 0 30 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Wigan +2 20 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Salford -1 14 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cheadle -6 9 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Oldham -1 6 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 5 £32,500 -
Bury -3 3 £35,000 +75.00% 2
Rochdale -5 3 £54,000 +26.31% 1
Sale - 3 £37,500 -
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 676 (41.68%) SQL Server
2 617 (38.04%) .NET
3 567 (34.96%) C#
4 527 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
5 411 (25.34%) HTML
6 403 (24.85%) ASP.NET
7 385 (23.74%) JavaScript
8 364 (22.44%) Microsoft
9 336 (20.72%) Degree
10 327 (20.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 326 (20.10%) CSS
12 320 (19.73%) T-SQL
13 291 (17.94%) Oracle
14 290 (17.88%) Java
15 275 (16.95%) Web Services
16 272 (16.77%) Finance
17 267 (16.46%) XML
18 266 (16.40%) Windows
19 260 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
20 257 (15.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 248 (15.29%) MVC
22 243 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
23 217 (13.38%) MS Excel
24 202 (12.45%) SDLC
25 190 (11.71%) OO
26 181 (11.16%) jQuery
27 175 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
28 167 (10.30%) Scrum
29 163 (10.05%) WCF
30 159 (9.80%) Software Engineering

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 117 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 73 (4.50%) WebLogic
3 69 (4.25%) IIS
4 52 (3.21%) CMS
5 43 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
5 43 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 35 (2.16%) Apache
7 28 (1.73%) WebSphere
8 25 (1.54%) SAS
9 24 (1.48%) MS Exchange
10 23 (1.42%) Tomcat
11 18 (1.11%) Umbraco
12 16 (0.99%) Drupal
13 15 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.74%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.74%) WordPress
16 9 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
17 8 (0.49%) Joomla!
18 7 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 217 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 74 (4.56%) MS Office
3 21 (1.29%) PowerPivot
4 13 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.37%) SPSS
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.49%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.49%) Visualfiles
5 8 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.37%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.31%) Magento
8 5 (0.31%) Sage 50
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.92%) Office 365
4 5 (0.31%) GitHub
5 4 (0.25%) SaaS
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.062%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.16%) Internet
2 34 (2.10%) HTTP
3 27 (1.66%) Firewall
4 23 (1.42%) Intranet
5 21 (1.29%) DNS
6 18 (1.11%) SAN
7 13 (0.80%) DHCP
7 13 (0.80%) LAN
7 13 (0.80%) WAN
8 12 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.62%) ATM
10 6 (0.37%) Wireless
10 6 (0.37%) NAS
11 5 (0.31%) VLAN
11 5 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.25%) VoIP
13 3 (0.18%) VPN
14 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.12%) SMTP
14 2 (0.12%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 676 (41.68%) SQL Server
2 327 (20.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 260 (16.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 257 (15.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 151 (9.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 139 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
7 116 (7.15%) Oracle Database
8 112 (6.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 97 (5.98%) MySQL
10 87 (5.36%) Relational Database
11 85 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 60 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 36 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
14 34 (2.10%) Big Data
15 33 (2.03%) OLAP
16 30 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
17 28 (1.73%) RDBMS
18 25 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
18 25 (1.54%) DTS
19 24 (1.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 101 (6.23%) Selenium
2 87 (5.36%) SoapUI
3 86 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (5.06%) Visual Studio
5 69 (4.25%) Jenkins
6 59 (3.64%) NUnit
7 53 (3.27%) Hudson
8 49 (3.02%) Git (software)
9 46 (2.84%) SpecFlow
10 41 (2.53%) TeamCity
11 36 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 34 (2.10%) MSTest
13 33 (2.03%) Eclipse
14 32 (1.97%) JUnit
15 29 (1.79%) Subversion
16 22 (1.36%) JIRA
17 17 (1.05%) Ant
18 12 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
19 11 (0.68%) ClearCase
19 11 (0.68%) WatiN
General
1 272 (16.77%) Finance
2 75 (4.62%) Retail
3 62 (3.82%) Marketing
4 41 (2.53%) Games
5 38 (2.34%) Legal
6 35 (2.16%) Banking
7 29 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.11%) Law
9 17 (1.05%) Back Office
10 16 (0.99%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.80%) Advertising
12 11 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.68%) Local Government
13 7 (0.43%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.31%) Billing
15 3 (0.18%) Automotive
16 2 (0.12%) Front Office
17 1 (0.062%) Electronics
17 1 (0.062%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.062%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 808 (49.82%) Developer
2 294 (18.13%) Analyst
3 227 (14.00%) .NET Developer
4 179 (11.04%) C# Developer
5 119 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 109 (6.72%) DBA
7 103 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 94 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 91 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 91 (5.61%) SQL DBA
10 84 (5.18%) Software Developer
11 78 (4.81%) Consultant
12 77 (4.75%) Java Developer
13 74 (4.56%) SQL Developer
14 73 (4.50%) Web Developer
15 63 (3.88%) Junior
15 63 (3.88%) Tester
16 60 (3.70%) Test Analyst
17 59 (3.64%) Software Engineer
18 58 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (38.04%) .NET
2 411 (25.34%) HTML
3 403 (24.85%) ASP.NET
4 326 (20.10%) CSS
5 275 (16.95%) Web Services
6 267 (16.46%) XML
7 181 (11.16%) jQuery
8 163 (10.05%) WCF
9 119 (7.34%) SOAP
10 109 (6.72%) HTML5
11 102 (6.29%) .NET Framework
12 98 (6.04%) Ajax
13 95 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 94 (5.80%) J2EE
15 81 (4.99%) XSLT
16 75 (4.62%) AngularJS
17 70 (4.32%) LINQ
18 62 (3.82%) WPF
19 60 (3.70%) RESTful
20 56 (3.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 175 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 78 (4.81%) Replication
4 48 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 43 (2.65%) Statistics
7 39 (2.40%) N-Tier
8 37 (2.28%) User Experience
9 36 (2.22%) NHS
10 35 (2.16%) Clustering
10 35 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.79%) Visualisation
12 22 (1.36%) Mathematics
13 19 (1.17%) Data Centre
14 18 (1.11%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.99%) Data Extraction
16 14 (0.86%) Social Media
17 10 (0.62%) iPhone
18 9 (0.55%) W3C
18 9 (0.55%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 266 (16.40%) Windows
2 157 (9.68%) Linux
3 46 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (2.77%) UNIX
5 43 (2.65%) Android
6 30 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 28 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (1.66%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.43%) Solaris
12 7 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.31%) CentOS
14 5 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.18%) HPUX
17 2 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (15.29%) MVC
3 243 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
4 202 (12.45%) SDLC
5 190 (11.71%) OO
6 167 (10.30%) Scrum
7 159 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 158 (9.74%) Performance Tuning
9 155 (9.56%) TDD
10 137 (8.45%) Unit Testing
11 112 (6.91%) Project Management
12 97 (5.98%) E-Commerce
13 90 (5.55%) CRM
13 90 (5.55%) Mentoring
14 85 (5.24%) Web Development
15 81 (4.99%) Automated Testing
16 80 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (4.87%) Data Analysis
17 79 (4.87%) SOA
18 72 (4.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 567 (34.96%) C#
2 385 (23.74%) JavaScript
3 320 (19.73%) T-SQL
4 290 (17.88%) Java
5 122 (7.52%) PHP
5 122 (7.52%) PL/SQL
6 115 (7.09%) C++
7 96 (5.92%) VB.NET
8 59 (3.64%) VBA
9 55 (3.39%) VB
10 54 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 28 (1.73%) C
12 25 (1.54%) Ruby
13 19 (1.17%) Python
14 16 (0.99%) Perl
15 12 (0.74%) XPath
16 10 (0.62%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.62%) COBOL
16 10 (0.62%) VBScript
16 10 (0.62%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 336 (20.72%) Degree
2 57 (3.51%) ISEB
3 38 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 16 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (0.92%) CCNA
6 15 (0.92%) MCSE
7 14 (0.86%) HND
8 13 (0.80%) MCP
9 9 (0.55%) MCSD
9 9 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.55%) MCITP
10 8 (0.49%) NCDA
11 7 (0.43%) MCPD
11 7 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.37%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.37%) MCSA
13 4 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (7.15%) QA
2 41 (2.53%) SLA
3 14 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.62%) HL7
5 9 (0.55%) WAI
6 3 (0.18%) DICOM
7 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.99%) vSphere
4 13 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.43%) XenApp
5 7 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.12%) Docker
9 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.062%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (0.62%) SCCM
1 10 (0.62%) Puppet
2 7 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.12%) SCOM
5 2 (0.12%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.12%) WSUS
5 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.062%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.062%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.062%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.062%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (0.062%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.062%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.062%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 364 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 291 (17.94%) Oracle
3 69 (4.25%) VMware
4 37 (2.28%) SAP
5 35 (2.16%) IBM
6 34 (2.10%) Business Objects
7 30 (1.85%) Cisco
8 26 (1.60%) Citrix
8 26 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.42%) Teradata
10 19 (1.17%) Google
11 17 (1.05%) NetApp
12 16 (0.99%) Telerik
13 15 (0.92%) Tableau
14 14 (0.86%) Stellent
14 14 (0.86%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.80%) HP
16 11 (0.68%) Capita
17 10 (0.62%) Zend
17 10 (0.62%) Actimize
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SThree Group
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi-Time, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per month
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday