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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1007 1005 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.03% 27.05% 30.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.11% 43.68% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 926 925 1235
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
2184 2301 2685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.11% 61.92% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 2056 2465
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 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -7 48 £37,500 -1.31% 10
Wigan +3 45 £28,250 -15.03% 3
Altrincham +3 41 £32,000 -14.66% 10
Bolton -4 32 £33,000 -26.66% 5
Salford +6 29 £38,000 +65.21% 2
Bury -1 17 £39,000 +39.28% 1
Cheadle 0 14 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 10 £47,500 -
Rochdale +2 5 £40,500 +9.45%
Sale -3 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Oldham -6 5 £37,000 +35.26% 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 768 (39.83%) SQL Server
2 654 (33.92%) .NET
3 549 (28.48%) C#
4 535 (27.75%) HTML
5 523 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
6 478 (24.79%) JavaScript
7 476 (24.69%) Finance
8 456 (23.65%) CSS
9 445 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 437 (22.67%) Microsoft
11 434 (22.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 391 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 376 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
14 340 (17.63%) T-SQL
15 305 (15.82%) Degree
16 295 (15.30%) Windows
17 284 (14.73%) Java
18 283 (14.68%) MVC
19 265 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
20 258 (13.38%) XML
21 253 (13.12%) MS Excel
22 244 (12.66%) jQuery
23 229 (11.88%) Web Services
24 214 (11.10%) Oracle
25 213 (11.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 210 (10.89%) OO
27 201 (10.43%) CRM
28 191 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
29 184 (9.54%) .NET Framework
30 175 (9.08%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 158 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 106 (5.50%) IIS
3 56 (2.90%) CMS
4 33 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 33 (1.71%) Umbraco
5 24 (1.24%) WordPress
6 23 (1.19%) Drupal
7 22 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 21 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (1.04%) Apache
10 18 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.88%) SAS
11 17 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.57%) Lync
13 11 (0.57%) GlassFish
13 11 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.52%) Joomla!
Applications
1 253 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 90 (4.67%) PowerPivot
2 90 (4.67%) MS Office
3 20 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.31%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.26%) MS Project
7 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.21%) SPSS
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 31 (1.61%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.47%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.36%) Agresso
7 7 (0.36%) Magento
8 5 (0.26%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.26%) Radian6
8 5 (0.26%) Visualfiles
8 5 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.09%) SaaS
3 20 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.57%) Office 365
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.10%) GitHub
7 2 (0.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.052%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.052%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.052%) PaaS
8 1 (0.052%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.94%) Internet
2 58 (3.01%) HTTP
3 49 (2.54%) Firewall
4 32 (1.66%) DNS
5 26 (1.35%) Intranet
6 22 (1.14%) WAN
7 19 (0.99%) SMTP
8 18 (0.93%) SAN
9 17 (0.88%) LAN
10 13 (0.67%) DHCP
11 11 (0.57%) VLAN
11 11 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (0.41%) Wireless
13 8 (0.41%) VPN
13 8 (0.41%) MPLS
14 7 (0.36%) TCP/IP
15 6 (0.31%) SMS
15 6 (0.31%) iSCSI
16 5 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (39.83%) SQL Server
2 434 (22.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 391 (20.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 265 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 213 (11.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 165 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
7 144 (7.47%) MySQL
8 118 (6.12%) Relational Database
9 107 (5.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 72 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 67 (3.48%) Data Mining
12 64 (3.32%) Crystal Reports
13 60 (3.11%) Oracle Database
14 50 (2.59%) OLAP
15 39 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
16 36 (1.87%) Big Data
17 34 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
18 33 (1.71%) DB2
19 29 (1.50%) RDBMS
20 27 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 104 (5.39%) Visual Studio
2 94 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (3.32%) Selenium
4 41 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 38 (1.97%) Subversion
6 32 (1.66%) JIRA
7 29 (1.50%) Git (software)
8 27 (1.40%) NUnit
9 23 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.19%) JUnit
10 19 (0.99%) SpecFlow
10 19 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 18 (0.93%) WebDriver
12 16 (0.83%) MSTest
12 16 (0.83%) SoapUI
13 15 (0.78%) Maven
13 15 (0.78%) Ant
14 14 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (0.62%) WatiN
16 11 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 476 (24.69%) Finance
2 88 (4.56%) Marketing
3 51 (2.65%) Banking
4 47 (2.44%) Retail
5 34 (1.76%) Back Office
6 31 (1.61%) Advertising
7 25 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.04%) Legal
9 14 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.67%) Law
11 10 (0.52%) Billing
12 9 (0.47%) Front Office
13 7 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.31%) Publishing
15 5 (0.26%) Games
16 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.16%) Electronics
17 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 957 (49.64%) Developer
2 414 (21.47%) Analyst
3 243 (12.60%) .NET Developer
4 150 (7.78%) C# Developer
5 141 (7.31%) Senior Developer
6 128 (6.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 114 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 106 (5.50%) MI Analyst
9 100 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 97 (5.03%) Java Developer
11 92 (4.77%) Consultant
12 91 (4.72%) DBA
13 83 (4.30%) PHP Developer
14 80 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 76 (3.94%) Junior
16 72 (3.73%) Software Developer
16 72 (3.73%) Applications Support
17 68 (3.53%) Support Analyst
18 66 (3.42%) SQL DBA
19 65 (3.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (33.92%) .NET
2 535 (27.75%) HTML
3 456 (23.65%) CSS
4 445 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 258 (13.38%) XML
6 244 (12.66%) jQuery
7 229 (11.88%) Web Services
8 184 (9.54%) .NET Framework
9 115 (5.96%) SOAP
9 115 (5.96%) HTML5
10 112 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 105 (5.45%) Ajax
12 96 (4.98%) WCF
13 94 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 84 (4.36%) J2EE
15 64 (3.32%) LINQ
16 62 (3.22%) XSLT
17 61 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 50 (2.59%) CSS3
18 50 (2.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 191 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 63 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 60 (3.11%) N-Tier
5 43 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (2.07%) User Experience
7 39 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 39 (2.02%) Data Extraction
8 30 (1.56%) Replication
8 30 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
9 29 (1.50%) Statistics
10 28 (1.45%) Mathematics
11 27 (1.40%) NHS
11 27 (1.40%) Open Source
12 24 (1.24%) W3C
13 19 (0.99%) Clustering
13 19 (0.99%) Social Media
13 19 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 17 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.62%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 295 (15.30%) Windows
2 90 (4.67%) Linux
3 78 (4.05%) UNIX
4 37 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.87%) Android
6 34 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.10%) CentOS
14 2 (0.10%) AIX
14 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
3 283 (14.68%) MVC
4 210 (10.89%) OO
5 201 (10.43%) CRM
6 175 (9.08%) Scrum
7 147 (7.62%) TDD
8 144 (7.47%) Data Analysis
9 133 (6.90%) Web Development
10 130 (6.74%) E-Commerce
11 124 (6.43%) Unit Testing
12 117 (6.07%) OOP
13 109 (5.65%) Mentoring
14 102 (5.29%) Project Management
15 101 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
16 97 (5.03%) Analytics
16 97 (5.03%) Software Engineering
17 92 (4.77%) Campaign Management
18 84 (4.36%) ITIL
19 81 (4.20%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 549 (28.48%) C#
2 478 (24.79%) JavaScript
3 340 (17.63%) T-SQL
4 284 (14.73%) Java
5 145 (7.52%) PHP
6 126 (6.54%) VB.NET
7 79 (4.10%) PL/SQL
8 75 (3.89%) VBA
9 67 (3.48%) C++
10 56 (2.90%) VB
11 38 (1.97%) C
12 32 (1.66%) Python
13 30 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 24 (1.24%) Perl
15 18 (0.93%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.88%) Ruby
17 14 (0.73%) VBScript
18 12 (0.62%) Delphi
19 9 (0.47%) PHP5
20 8 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 305 (15.82%) Degree
2 52 (2.70%) ISEB
3 48 (2.49%) ISTQB
4 44 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 19 (0.99%) HND
7 17 (0.88%) MCTS
8 15 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.73%) MCSE
10 12 (0.62%) MCP
10 12 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (0.57%) NCDA
12 10 (0.52%) NCIE
12 10 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.47%) CCNA
14 8 (0.41%) MCITP
15 6 (0.31%) CISSP
15 6 (0.31%) MCPD
16 5 (0.26%) SC Cleared
16 5 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (7.00%) QA
2 41 (2.13%) SLA
3 11 (0.57%) WAI
3 11 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.36%) WCAG
5 6 (0.31%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.052%) BS7799
7 1 (0.052%) COBIT
7 1 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 57 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.24%) vSphere
5 12 (0.62%) XenApp
6 6 (0.31%) vCloud
7 5 (0.26%) MetaFrame
7 5 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.10%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.052%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.052%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.052%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 11 (0.57%) SCCM
2 8 (0.41%) SCOM
2 8 (0.41%) WSUS
3 7 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.36%) Backup Exec
3 7 (0.36%) WMI
4 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.21%) Puppet
6 3 (0.16%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.16%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.10%) Legato
7 2 (0.10%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.052%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.052%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.052%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.052%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 437 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 214 (11.10%) Oracle
3 97 (5.03%) VMware
4 43 (2.23%) Google
5 38 (1.97%) Cisco
6 36 (1.87%) Citrix
7 35 (1.82%) SAP
8 34 (1.76%) Business Objects
9 27 (1.40%) Zend
10 23 (1.19%) Sitecore
11 21 (1.09%) Cognos
12 20 (1.04%) Teradata
13 19 (0.99%) HP
13 19 (0.99%) NetApp
14 18 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (0.88%) Adobe
16 15 (0.78%) Symantec
17 14 (0.73%) EMC
18 13 (0.67%) Sybase
18 13 (0.67%) Telerik
Salford, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + award winning training benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: From £28,695 to £32,277 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + bonus, pension, car, shares
Posted: 2 days ago