The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Manchester
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 844 701 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.28% 21.09% 21.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.08% 41.88% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 732 629 775
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £26,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
2276 1674 1983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 60.07% 50.36% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1960 1440 1785
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

SQL Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +8 44 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Altrincham +1 37 £42,500 +34.92% 9
Oldham -6 36 £33,500 +3.07% 4
Bolton +5 31 £37,500 -1.96% 4
Bury -10 13 £30,000 -10.44% 1
Salford -2 9 £30,750 +0.81% 5
Rochdale -7 7 £51,000 +45.71%
Wigan -11 4 £42,250 +25.18% 1
Cheadle -5 2 £37,500 -21.05%
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 795 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 652 (36.44%) .NET
3 637 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
4 592 (33.09%) C#
5 538 (30.07%) Microsoft
6 414 (23.14%) JavaScript
7 377 (21.07%) T-SQL
8 368 (20.57%) HTML
9 357 (19.96%) ASP.NET
10 350 (19.56%) MVC
11 347 (19.40%) Java
12 326 (18.22%) CSS
13 325 (18.17%) Finance
14 301 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
15 293 (16.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 276 (15.43%) Software Engineering
17 272 (15.20%) MS Excel
18 268 (14.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 239 (13.36%) Scrum
20 231 (12.91%) jQuery
21 228 (12.74%) OO
22 224 (12.52%) Oracle
23 219 (12.24%) Web Services
24 213 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
25 204 (11.40%) Linux
26 201 (11.24%) TDD
27 198 (11.07%) Degree
28 197 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
29 194 (10.84%) Windows
30 179 (10.01%) SQL Server 2008

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (3.69%) IIS
2 55 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 43 (2.40%) SAS
5 40 (2.24%) JBoss
6 33 (1.84%) OpenStack
7 32 (1.79%) CloudStack
8 30 (1.68%) Umbraco
9 27 (1.51%) CMS
9 27 (1.51%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.34%) Apache
11 23 (1.29%) Apache Spark
12 22 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (1.23%) WebLogic
13 21 (1.17%) MS Exchange
14 17 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
15 15 (0.84%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.50%) Confluence
17 9 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 272 (15.20%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.35%) MS Office
3 12 (0.67%) SPSS
4 9 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.17%) Stata
8 2 (0.11%) MS Project
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (0.84%) Oracle ASCP
4 11 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
4 11 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.61%) Visualfiles
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.45%) OpenText MBPM
7 8 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
7 8 (0.45%) Oracle iSupplier
8 7 (0.39%) Demantra
8 7 (0.39%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 129 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.45%) SaaS
4 25 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (1.12%) PaaS
7 18 (1.01%) GitHub
7 18 (1.01%) Office 365
8 16 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.50%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.50%) IaaS
11 4 (0.22%) FinancialForce.com
11 4 (0.22%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.11%) Google Play
14 1 (0.056%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.056%) Responsys
14 1 (0.056%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.75%) DNS
1 67 (3.75%) Firewall
2 50 (2.79%) Internet
3 34 (1.90%) HTTP
4 30 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 28 (1.57%) SAN
6 23 (1.29%) DHCP
7 19 (1.06%) VLAN
7 19 (1.06%) VPN
8 15 (0.84%) VoIP
8 15 (0.84%) WAN
9 14 (0.78%) Broadband
10 12 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 12 (0.67%) Intranet
11 11 (0.61%) IPv6
11 11 (0.61%) NAS
12 10 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
12 10 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (0.50%) SNMP
13 9 (0.50%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 795 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 293 (16.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 268 (14.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 213 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
5 179 (10.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 178 (9.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 170 (9.50%) MySQL
8 128 (7.15%) NoSQL
9 112 (6.26%) Big Data
10 102 (5.70%) Relational Database
11 71 (3.97%) Hadoop
12 69 (3.86%) MongoDB
13 62 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
14 59 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
15 54 (3.02%) Oracle Database
16 50 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
17 45 (2.52%) RDBMS
18 35 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
19 34 (1.90%) Power BI
20 33 (1.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 139 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 95 (5.31%) JIRA
3 87 (4.86%) NUnit
4 73 (4.08%) Subversion
4 73 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 70 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 66 (3.69%) Selenium
7 60 (3.35%) Jenkins
8 55 (3.07%) JUnit
9 38 (2.12%) Mercurial
10 35 (1.96%) Maven
10 35 (1.96%) MSTest
11 24 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (1.34%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.89%) TeamCity
13 15 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
13 15 (0.84%) SoapUI
14 14 (0.78%) Mockito
14 14 (0.78%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.73%) NetBeans
General
1 325 (18.17%) Finance
2 85 (4.75%) Retail
3 81 (4.53%) Marketing
4 69 (3.86%) Legal
5 45 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 43 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.01%) Banking
8 31 (1.73%) Law
9 28 (1.57%) Games
10 21 (1.17%) Back Office
11 20 (1.12%) Advertising
12 11 (0.61%) Electronics
13 10 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.39%) Billing
15 6 (0.34%) Automotive
16 5 (0.28%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.22%) Publishing
18 2 (0.11%) General Ledger
19 1 (0.056%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 920 (51.43%) Developer
2 283 (15.82%) .NET Developer
3 267 (14.92%) SQL Developer
4 238 (13.30%) C# Developer
5 219 (12.24%) Analyst
6 198 (11.07%) Senior Developer
7 168 (9.39%) C# .NET Developer
8 161 (9.00%) Java Developer
9 127 (7.10%) Software Developer
10 121 (6.76%) DBA
11 109 (6.09%) SQL DBA
12 105 (5.87%) ASP.NET Developer
13 99 (5.53%) Software Engineer
14 83 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 79 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 79 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
16 78 (4.36%) SQL Server Developer
17 67 (3.75%) Web Developer
18 66 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
19 65 (3.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 652 (36.44%) .NET
2 368 (20.57%) HTML
3 357 (19.96%) ASP.NET
4 326 (18.22%) CSS
5 231 (12.91%) jQuery
6 219 (12.24%) Web Services
7 178 (9.95%) WCF
8 174 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 152 (8.50%) AngularJS
9 152 (8.50%) XML
10 138 (7.71%) .NET Framework
11 115 (6.43%) WPF
12 113 (6.32%) Spring
13 92 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 88 (4.92%) RESTful
15 84 (4.70%) REST
16 73 (4.08%) Entity Framework
17 71 (3.97%) Hibernate
17 71 (3.97%) SOAP
18 66 (3.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 142 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (7.49%) iPad
3 101 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 60 (3.35%) Replication
5 52 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (2.74%) Algorithms
7 47 (2.63%) Clustering
7 47 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 39 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 37 (2.07%) Xbox
10 29 (1.62%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.40%) N-Tier
12 25 (1.40%) User Experience
13 17 (0.95%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (0.56%) Internet of Things
16 9 (0.50%) Blog
17 8 (0.45%) NHS
18 7 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 204 (11.40%) Linux
2 194 (10.84%) Windows
3 85 (4.75%) Unix
4 81 (4.53%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (1.73%) Android
6 31 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.78%) CentOS
8 14 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.39%) Debian
10 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.34%) AIX
12 3 (0.17%) HPUX
12 3 (0.17%) Solaris
12 3 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (19.56%) MVC
3 301 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
4 276 (15.43%) Software Engineering
5 239 (13.36%) Scrum
6 228 (12.74%) OO
7 201 (11.24%) TDD
8 197 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
9 161 (9.00%) E-Commerce
9 161 (9.00%) ETL
10 124 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
11 121 (6.76%) Web Development
12 107 (5.98%) DevOps
13 105 (5.87%) Analytics
14 94 (5.25%) SDLC
15 93 (5.20%) ITIL
16 88 (4.92%) Data Modelling
17 79 (4.42%) Automated Testing
18 73 (4.08%) Configuration Management
19 71 (3.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 592 (33.09%) C#
2 414 (23.14%) JavaScript
3 377 (21.07%) T-SQL
4 347 (19.40%) Java
5 122 (6.82%) Python
6 110 (6.15%) PHP
7 104 (5.81%) C++
8 84 (4.70%) PL/SQL
9 79 (4.42%) VB.NET
10 60 (3.35%) Ruby
11 52 (2.91%) PowerShell
12 49 (2.74%) VBA
13 44 (2.46%) C
14 40 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 38 (2.12%) Perl
15 38 (2.12%) R
16 36 (2.01%) Bash Shell
17 20 (1.12%) Scala
18 19 (1.06%) VB
19 15 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 198 (11.07%) Degree
2 48 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (1.17%) CCNP
4 21 (1.17%) PhD
5 20 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 17 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.73%) MCSA
8 12 (0.67%) MCTS
9 11 (0.61%) MCITP
9 11 (0.61%) MCSE
9 11 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.56%) CCSE
10 10 (0.56%) HNC
10 10 (0.56%) HND
11 9 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.45%) ISEB
13 6 (0.34%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.47%) QA
2 34 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.73%) SLA
4 29 (1.62%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (1.06%) WAI
7 12 (0.67%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.56%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.22%) IFRS
10 4 (0.22%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.17%) SDET
12 2 (0.11%) COBIT
12 2 (0.11%) IAS 39
System Software
1 75 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.24%) vSphere
3 37 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.79%) Xen
4 32 (1.79%) XenServer
5 30 (1.68%) Docker
6 14 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.50%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.39%) Firmware
10 7 (0.39%) Postfix
10 7 (0.39%) qmail
11 6 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.056%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 66 (3.69%) Puppet
2 50 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.57%) Cobbler
3 28 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 25 (1.40%) Nagios
5 24 (1.34%) WSUS
6 21 (1.17%) SCCM
7 19 (1.06%) SCOM
8 16 (0.89%) Ansible
9 13 (0.73%) HP SIM
10 9 (0.50%) OpenNMS
10 9 (0.50%) RANCID
11 8 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (0.45%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.34%) Packer
13 5 (0.28%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.22%) BladeLogic
15 3 (0.17%) Ganglia
15 3 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 538 (30.07%) Microsoft
2 224 (12.52%) Oracle
3 78 (4.36%) VMware
4 55 (3.07%) Google
5 45 (2.52%) Tableau
6 39 (2.18%) Cisco
7 32 (1.79%) EnterpriseDB
8 28 (1.57%) HP
9 27 (1.51%) Red Hat
9 27 (1.51%) SAP
10 21 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.12%) Citrix
11 20 (1.12%) IBM
12 19 (1.06%) NetApp
13 17 (0.95%) PayPal
14 14 (0.78%) Cognos
15 11 (0.61%) Xamarin
16 10 (0.56%) CheckPoint
16 10 (0.56%) Informatica
16 10 (0.56%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits and career progression
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £48000 per annum + 20% bonus + exc bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University Of Manchester
Salary: From £31,076 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + 20% bonus, exc bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Free Parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago