The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1543 1340 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 22.27% 24.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.61% 44.15% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1187 1590
Median salary £39,625 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3621 3035 3850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 57.85% 50.45% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3157 2603 3373
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the North West region.

SQL Salary Trend in the North West

SQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Salary Histogram in the North West

SQL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +1 896 £42,500 +8.97% 122
Cheshire -2 268 £35,000 -7.28% 45
Lancashire 0 184 £37,500 +15.38% 35
Merseyside 0 181 £35,000 -9.67% 20
Cumbria +2 6 £30,000 -14.28%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1263 (42.77%) SQL Server
2 995 (33.69%) .NET
3 884 (29.94%) C#
4 840 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
5 793 (26.85%) Microsoft
6 690 (23.37%) JavaScript
7 608 (20.59%) T-SQL
8 605 (20.49%) HTML
9 574 (19.44%) Finance
10 540 (18.29%) CSS
11 532 (18.02%) ASP.NET
12 511 (17.30%) MVC
13 479 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
14 474 (16.05%) Java
15 473 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 439 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 435 (14.73%) MS Excel
18 432 (14.63%) Oracle
19 374 (12.67%) Windows
20 355 (12.02%) Software Engineering
21 354 (11.99%) jQuery
22 305 (10.33%) Web Services
23 303 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
24 293 (9.92%) Scrum
25 287 (9.72%) Linux
26 273 (9.24%) Degree
27 271 (9.18%) TDD
28 264 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
29 262 (8.87%) XML
30 259 (8.77%) OO

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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
1 125 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 119 (4.03%) IIS
3 70 (2.37%) JBoss
3 70 (2.37%) Tomcat
4 55 (1.86%) SAS
5 54 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 53 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 51 (1.73%) Apache
7 51 (1.73%) CMS
8 39 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
9 35 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
10 34 (1.15%) MS Exchange
11 33 (1.12%) Umbraco
12 30 (1.02%) OpenStack
13 29 (0.98%) CloudStack
14 24 (0.81%) Apache Spark
15 18 (0.61%) Confluence
15 18 (0.61%) WordPress
16 17 (0.58%) Apache Solr
16 17 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 435 (14.73%) MS Excel
2 109 (3.69%) MS Office
3 20 (0.68%) SPSS
4 13 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.14%) Stata
8 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.034%) HipChat
9 1 (0.034%) MS Project
9 1 (0.034%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.54%) Oracle ASCP
6 15 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (0.34%) Demantra
8 10 (0.34%) Magento
8 10 (0.34%) Visualfiles
9 8 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle iSupplier
11 6 (0.20%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 175 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.22%) Office 365
4 33 (1.12%) SaaS
5 31 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 22 (0.75%) GitHub
9 19 (0.64%) PaaS
10 12 (0.41%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.24%) IaaS
12 4 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.14%) AdWords
12 4 (0.14%) FinancialForce.com
12 4 (0.14%) Force.com
12 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.10%) TestFlight
14 2 (0.068%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 107 (3.62%) DNS
2 105 (3.56%) Firewall
3 62 (2.10%) Internet
4 48 (1.63%) SAN
5 47 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 45 (1.52%) HTTP
7 40 (1.35%) VPN
8 31 (1.05%) VoIP
9 30 (1.02%) WAN
10 29 (0.98%) VLAN
11 28 (0.95%) DHCP
12 27 (0.91%) SNMP
13 24 (0.81%) LAN
14 21 (0.71%) Broadband
14 21 (0.71%) NAS
14 21 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (0.61%) IPv6
16 17 (0.58%) Wireless
17 16 (0.54%) GSM
17 16 (0.54%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1263 (42.77%) SQL Server
2 473 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 439 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 264 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
5 254 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 249 (8.43%) MySQL
7 231 (7.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 204 (6.91%) Relational Database
9 171 (5.79%) NoSQL
10 136 (4.61%) Big Data
11 134 (4.54%) SQL Server 2014
12 126 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 114 (3.86%) MongoDB
14 108 (3.66%) Oracle Database
15 99 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
16 89 (3.01%) RDBMS
17 72 (2.44%) Hadoop
18 70 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
19 61 (2.07%) QlikView
20 60 (2.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 203 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 187 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 167 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 137 (4.64%) JIRA
5 109 (3.69%) Subversion
6 98 (3.32%) NUnit
7 87 (2.95%) Selenium
8 81 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 62 (2.10%) JUnit
10 49 (1.66%) Eclipse
11 42 (1.42%) MSTest
12 40 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (1.22%) Maven
14 32 (1.08%) Mercurial
15 29 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 28 (0.95%) Ant
17 24 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
18 21 (0.71%) Gradle
19 18 (0.61%) SoapUI
20 17 (0.58%) Cucumber
General
1 574 (19.44%) Finance
2 108 (3.66%) Legal
3 102 (3.45%) Marketing
4 101 (3.42%) Retail
5 87 (2.95%) Banking
6 76 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 63 (2.13%) Advertising
8 62 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 57 (1.93%) Law
10 44 (1.49%) Games
11 38 (1.29%) Billing
12 23 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.58%) Back Office
14 16 (0.54%) Electronics
15 15 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
16 14 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.37%) Automotive
18 5 (0.17%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.17%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1394 (47.21%) Developer
2 536 (18.15%) Analyst
3 475 (16.09%) .NET Developer
4 401 (13.58%) SQL Developer
5 389 (13.17%) C# Developer
6 308 (10.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 241 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 236 (7.99%) DBA
9 225 (7.62%) Java Developer
10 207 (7.01%) Software Developer
11 202 (6.84%) SQL DBA
12 177 (5.99%) Applications Support
13 168 (5.69%) Support Analyst
14 161 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
15 149 (5.05%) Software Engineer
16 146 (4.94%) SQL Analyst
17 138 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 124 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 121 (4.10%) Applications Support Analyst
20 119 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 995 (33.69%) .NET
2 605 (20.49%) HTML
3 540 (18.29%) CSS
4 532 (18.02%) ASP.NET
5 354 (11.99%) jQuery
6 305 (10.33%) Web Services
7 262 (8.87%) XML
8 225 (7.62%) WCF
9 224 (7.59%) .NET Framework
10 221 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 196 (6.64%) AngularJS
12 184 (6.23%) Spring
13 153 (5.18%) WPF
14 134 (4.54%) HTML5
15 131 (4.44%) Hibernate
16 130 (4.40%) SOAP
17 128 (4.33%) RESTful
18 118 (4.00%) Entity Framework
19 114 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
20 108 (3.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 303 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (4.40%) iPad
3 128 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 100 (3.39%) Replication
5 83 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 78 (2.64%) Mobile App
7 72 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 60 (2.03%) Mathematics
9 56 (1.90%) Statistics
10 54 (1.83%) Visualisation
11 52 (1.76%) Clustering
11 52 (1.76%) Data Centre
12 47 (1.59%) iSeries
13 46 (1.56%) Data Integration
14 45 (1.52%) Xbox
15 38 (1.29%) Algorithms
16 37 (1.25%) User Experience
17 29 (0.98%) Data Extraction
17 29 (0.98%) Data Structures
18 28 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 374 (12.67%) Windows
2 287 (9.72%) Linux
3 180 (6.10%) Unix
4 171 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 96 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 63 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (1.66%) Android
8 44 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 25 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.68%) CentOS
13 17 (0.58%) AIX
14 16 (0.54%) Debian
14 16 (0.54%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.47%) Solaris
16 11 (0.37%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.37%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.20%) HPUX
18 3 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (17.30%) MVC
3 479 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 355 (12.02%) Software Engineering
5 293 (9.92%) Scrum
6 271 (9.18%) TDD
7 259 (8.77%) OO
8 237 (8.03%) ETL
9 213 (7.21%) SDLC
10 202 (6.84%) ITIL
11 193 (6.54%) Web Development
12 190 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
13 184 (6.23%) Unit Testing
14 170 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
15 169 (5.72%) Analytics
16 154 (5.22%) E-Commerce
17 149 (5.05%) Data Modelling
18 130 (4.40%) Data Analysis
19 118 (4.00%) Mentoring
20 112 (3.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 884 (29.94%) C#
2 690 (23.37%) JavaScript
3 608 (20.59%) T-SQL
4 474 (16.05%) Java
5 196 (6.64%) PHP
6 177 (5.99%) Python
7 163 (5.52%) VB.NET
8 156 (5.28%) PL/SQL
9 135 (4.57%) PowerShell
10 111 (3.76%) VBA
11 110 (3.73%) C++
12 83 (2.81%) Perl
13 74 (2.51%) Shell Script
14 69 (2.34%) VB
15 65 (2.20%) Bash Shell
16 62 (2.10%) Ruby
17 54 (1.83%) C
18 48 (1.63%) R
19 31 (1.05%) RPG
20 27 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 273 (9.24%) Degree
2 107 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 53 (1.79%) ISEB
5 48 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 39 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 32 (1.08%) MCSE
8 26 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (0.85%) MCITP
10 23 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 21 (0.71%) PhD
12 20 (0.68%) MCSA
13 12 (0.41%) CCNP
13 12 (0.41%) MCTS
14 11 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (0.34%) CCNA
15 10 (0.34%) DBS Check
15 10 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (4.23%) QA
2 47 (1.59%) SLA
3 46 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 41 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 39 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.61%) WAI
7 15 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.10%) COBIT
9 3 (0.10%) HL7
9 3 (0.10%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.068%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.068%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.068%) SDET
System Software
1 142 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 67 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 55 (1.86%) vSphere
5 29 (0.98%) Xen
5 29 (0.98%) XenServer
6 27 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (0.61%) Docker
9 17 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.54%) VMware ESX
11 14 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (0.47%) XenApp
12 12 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.27%) Postfix
13 8 (0.27%) qmail
14 7 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.20%) Varnish
15 6 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
16 4 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 81 (2.74%) Puppet
2 52 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (1.73%) Nagios
3 51 (1.73%) SCOM
4 38 (1.29%) SCCM
5 32 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 25 (0.85%) Cobbler
7 24 (0.81%) SCOrch
8 23 (0.78%) HP SIM
9 20 (0.68%) WSUS
10 19 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 16 (0.54%) Data Guard
11 16 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 16 (0.54%) OpenNMS
11 16 (0.54%) RANCID
12 15 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (0.47%) Backup Exec
14 13 (0.44%) Cacti
15 10 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 793 (26.85%) Microsoft
2 432 (14.63%) Oracle
3 123 (4.17%) VMware
4 76 (2.57%) IBM
5 70 (2.37%) Tableau
6 66 (2.24%) Cisco
6 66 (2.24%) HP
7 50 (1.69%) Google
8 48 (1.63%) Cognos
9 41 (1.39%) Citrix
10 40 (1.35%) SAP
11 30 (1.02%) Informatica
12 29 (0.98%) EnterpriseDB
13 27 (0.91%) Siebel
14 24 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (0.71%) Teradata
16 20 (0.68%) NetApp
17 19 (0.64%) Juniper
17 19 (0.64%) Red Hat
18 18 (0.61%) Sage
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