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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 760 903 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.26% 22.53% 28.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.36% 40.58% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 684 807 1040
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
1794 2225 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.18% 55.51% 60.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1902 2220
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 31 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 31 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 0 37 £36,000 -14.28% 12
Bolton +2 35 £31,500 -10.00% 7
Wigan +3 29 £32,500 - 6
Altrincham +2 26 £40,000 +60.00% 9
Salford +9 18 £40,000 - 2
Cheadle -4 11 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Oldham -2 6 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Ashton-under-Lyne - 4 £32,500 - 1
Bury -4 3 £39,000 +95.00% 3
Rochdale -13 3 £32,000 -28.88%
Sale - 3 £37,500 - 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 675 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 573 (35.81%) .NET
3 525 (32.81%) C#
4 489 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 388 (24.25%) HTML
6 368 (23.00%) JavaScript
7 364 (22.75%) ASP.NET
8 352 (22.00%) Microsoft
9 337 (21.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 325 (20.31%) T-SQL
11 321 (20.06%) Degree
12 304 (19.00%) CSS
13 297 (18.56%) Oracle
14 281 (17.56%) Java
15 267 (16.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 263 (16.44%) Finance
17 258 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 256 (16.00%) Web Services
19 253 (15.81%) XML
20 250 (15.63%) Windows
21 234 (14.63%) MVC
22 230 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
23 206 (12.88%) MS Excel
24 205 (12.81%) SDLC
25 179 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
26 176 (11.00%) OO
27 169 (10.56%) WCF
28 167 (10.44%) jQuery
29 159 (9.94%) Software Engineering
30 157 (9.81%) Performance Tuning

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 111 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 72 (4.50%) WebLogic
3 68 (4.25%) IIS
4 51 (3.19%) CMS
5 45 (2.81%) Oracle Service Bus
5 45 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 38 (2.38%) Apache
7 33 (2.06%) MS Exchange
8 27 (1.69%) SAS
9 24 (1.50%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.94%) Umbraco
11 15 (0.94%) WordPress
11 15 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.88%) Drupal
13 13 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.75%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (0.63%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 206 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 75 (4.69%) MS Office
3 17 (1.06%) PowerPivot
4 11 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.50%) SPSS
7 7 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.063%) MS Project
8 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (2.81%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.50%) Visualfiles
7 8 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.50%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (0.44%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.38%) Magento
10 5 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.31%) Sage 50
10 5 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.19%) Office 365
4 7 (0.44%) GitHub
5 4 (0.25%) SaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.063%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.88%) Internet
2 30 (1.88%) Firewall
3 25 (1.56%) HTTP
4 24 (1.50%) Intranet
5 23 (1.44%) DNS
6 21 (1.31%) SAN
7 17 (1.06%) LAN
7 17 (1.06%) WAN
8 16 (1.00%) DHCP
9 12 (0.75%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.63%) VPN
10 10 (0.63%) ATM
11 8 (0.50%) NAS
11 8 (0.50%) VLAN
12 5 (0.31%) Wireless
12 5 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.19%) VoIP
14 2 (0.13%) Broadband
14 2 (0.13%) SMS
14 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 337 (21.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 267 (16.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 258 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 146 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
6 145 (9.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 128 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 121 (7.56%) Oracle Database
9 96 (6.00%) MySQL
10 93 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 74 (4.63%) Relational Database
12 65 (4.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 45 (2.81%) SQL Server 2000
14 43 (2.69%) Big Data
15 34 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
16 33 (2.06%) OLAP
17 32 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
18 26 (1.63%) Hadoop
19 25 (1.56%) DTS
20 23 (1.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 95 (5.94%) Selenium
2 88 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (5.06%) SoapUI
4 71 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 65 (4.06%) Jenkins
6 55 (3.44%) NUnit
7 54 (3.38%) Git (software)
8 47 (2.94%) Hudson
9 37 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 36 (2.25%) SpecFlow
11 35 (2.19%) Eclipse
12 34 (2.13%) TeamCity
13 30 (1.88%) Subversion
14 29 (1.81%) JUnit
14 29 (1.81%) MSTest
15 21 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
15 21 (1.31%) JIRA
16 19 (1.19%) Ant
17 15 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 13 (0.81%) Mercurial
General
1 263 (16.44%) Finance
2 77 (4.81%) Retail
3 58 (3.63%) Marketing
4 42 (2.63%) Banking
5 41 (2.56%) Games
6 37 (2.31%) Legal
7 26 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.25%) Law
10 14 (0.88%) Back Office
11 13 (0.81%) Advertising
12 11 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.56%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.38%) Local Government
15 4 (0.25%) Automotive
16 3 (0.19%) Billing
17 2 (0.13%) Front Office
18 1 (0.063%) Electronics
18 1 (0.063%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.063%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 796 (49.75%) Developer
2 294 (18.38%) Analyst
3 212 (13.25%) .NET Developer
4 166 (10.38%) C# Developer
5 115 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 111 (6.94%) DBA
7 107 (6.69%) Senior Developer
8 93 (5.81%) SQL Developer
9 91 (5.69%) SQL DBA
10 85 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 85 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 80 (5.00%) Software Developer
12 75 (4.69%) Consultant
13 74 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
14 73 (4.56%) Web Developer
15 68 (4.25%) Junior
16 59 (3.69%) Software Engineer
17 58 (3.63%) Tester
18 56 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 54 (3.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (35.81%) .NET
2 388 (24.25%) HTML
3 364 (22.75%) ASP.NET
4 304 (19.00%) CSS
5 256 (16.00%) Web Services
6 253 (15.81%) XML
7 169 (10.56%) WCF
8 167 (10.44%) jQuery
9 116 (7.25%) HTML5
10 112 (7.00%) SOAP
11 102 (6.38%) Ajax
12 98 (6.13%) .NET Framework
13 96 (6.00%) J2EE
14 91 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 91 (5.69%) AngularJS
15 81 (5.06%) XSLT
16 73 (4.56%) LINQ
17 71 (4.44%) WPF
18 61 (3.81%) Spring
18 61 (3.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 179 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.44%) Computer Science
3 77 (4.81%) Replication
4 47 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.81%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.75%) Statistics
7 42 (2.63%) User Experience
8 40 (2.50%) Clustering
9 39 (2.44%) NHS
10 28 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (1.75%) Visualisation
11 27 (1.69%) N-Tier
12 23 (1.44%) Mathematics
12 23 (1.44%) Data Centre
13 15 (0.94%) Data Extraction
14 14 (0.88%) Social Media
14 14 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.81%) W3C
16 11 (0.69%) Data Integration
17 9 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 250 (15.63%) Windows
2 153 (9.56%) Linux
3 43 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (2.63%) UNIX
5 36 (2.25%) Android
6 31 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.56%) Solaris
11 8 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.44%) AIX
13 6 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.31%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.31%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.25%) HPUX
15 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (14.63%) MVC
3 230 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
4 205 (12.81%) SDLC
5 176 (11.00%) OO
6 159 (9.94%) Software Engineering
7 157 (9.81%) Performance Tuning
8 153 (9.56%) Scrum
9 144 (9.00%) TDD
10 123 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 111 (6.94%) Project Management
12 101 (6.31%) E-Commerce
13 90 (5.63%) Web Development
14 84 (5.25%) ETL
15 83 (5.19%) CRM
15 83 (5.19%) Mentoring
16 80 (5.00%) ITIL
17 78 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
18 77 (4.81%) SOA
19 73 (4.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 525 (32.81%) C#
2 368 (23.00%) JavaScript
3 325 (20.31%) T-SQL
4 281 (17.56%) Java
5 127 (7.94%) PL/SQL
6 117 (7.31%) PHP
7 102 (6.38%) C++
8 94 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 58 (3.63%) VBA
10 54 (3.38%) PowerShell
11 53 (3.31%) VB
12 28 (1.75%) C
13 17 (1.06%) Ruby
14 15 (0.94%) Python
14 15 (0.94%) Perl
15 11 (0.69%) COBOL
15 11 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.63%) XPath
16 10 (0.63%) VBScript
17 8 (0.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 321 (20.06%) Degree
2 49 (3.06%) ISEB
3 43 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 20 (1.25%) MCSE
6 16 (1.00%) MCP
6 16 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (0.88%) CCNA
8 13 (0.81%) HND
9 10 (0.63%) MCITP
10 9 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.56%) MCSD
10 9 (0.56%) MCSA
11 7 (0.44%) MCPD
11 7 (0.44%) NCDA
12 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (6.94%) QA
2 44 (2.75%) SLA
3 13 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.69%) HL7
5 5 (0.31%) WAI
6 4 (0.25%) DICOM
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.063%) WCAG
8 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.88%) vSphere
5 7 (0.44%) HDFS
5 7 (0.44%) XenApp
5 7 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.31%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.25%) GPFS
7 4 (0.25%) pfSense
8 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.13%) Docker
10 1 (0.063%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.063%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (0.88%) SCCM
2 7 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (0.44%) Puppet
2 7 (0.44%) Oozie
3 6 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.31%) ARCserve
4 5 (0.31%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.25%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.25%) SCOM
5 4 (0.25%) WSUS
5 4 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.19%) Ambari
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.13%) EMC Navisphere
7 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 352 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 297 (18.56%) Oracle
3 74 (4.63%) VMware
4 46 (2.88%) IBM
5 36 (2.25%) Cisco
5 36 (2.25%) Citrix
6 35 (2.19%) Teradata
7 34 (2.13%) SAP
8 23 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (1.38%) Tableau
10 20 (1.25%) Google
11 17 (1.06%) NetApp
12 15 (0.94%) Telerik
12 15 (0.94%) Stellent
13 14 (0.88%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.88%) HP
13 14 (0.88%) Hortonworks
14 13 (0.81%) Capita
15 11 (0.69%) Zend
16 10 (0.63%) Actimize
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