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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1340 1525 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.25% 22.81% 23.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.09% 45.29% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1334 1444
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
3261 3367 4046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.14% 50.37% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2836 2890 3365
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 778 £40,000 +6.66% 185
Cheshire -4 262 £35,000 -7.89% 47
Merseyside 0 150 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Lancashire -3 89 £35,000 - 20
Cumbria +2 18 £27,500 -15.38%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1061 (40.73%) SQL Server
2 913 (35.05%) .NET
3 810 (31.09%) C#
4 748 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
5 638 (24.49%) JavaScript
6 634 (24.34%) T-SQL
7 605 (23.22%) Microsoft
8 551 (21.15%) HTML
9 525 (20.15%) Finance
10 510 (19.58%) ASP.NET
11 491 (18.85%) CSS
12 431 (16.55%) Oracle
13 423 (16.24%) Java
14 420 (16.12%) Business Intelligence
15 407 (15.62%) MVC
16 396 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 361 (13.86%) Windows
18 351 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 345 (13.24%) MS Excel
20 306 (11.75%) jQuery
21 302 (11.59%) Degree
22 299 (11.48%) Scrum
23 258 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
24 245 (9.40%) XML
25 234 (8.98%) OO
25 234 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
26 232 (8.91%) Web Services
27 230 (8.83%) Data Warehouse
27 230 (8.83%) Software Engineering
28 216 (8.29%) TDD

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
1 107 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 101 (3.88%) IIS
3 93 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 66 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 63 (2.42%) JBoss
6 55 (2.11%) CMS
7 47 (1.80%) SAS
8 46 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 39 (1.50%) Confluence
10 33 (1.27%) MS Exchange
11 30 (1.15%) Apache
12 29 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
13 28 (1.07%) OpenStack
14 26 (1.00%) CloudStack
15 23 (0.88%) Umbraco
16 18 (0.69%) WordPress
17 17 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
18 16 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
19 13 (0.50%) nginx
20 12 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 345 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 114 (4.38%) MS Office
3 22 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.38%) SPSS
6 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.038%) HipChat
8 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.038%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.038%) Stata
Business Applications
1 40 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
3 25 (0.96%) Magento
4 21 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
4 21 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
8 12 (0.46%) Demantra
8 12 (0.46%) Oracle ASCP
9 10 (0.38%) Lorenzo
9 10 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
10 9 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.31%) Sonata
11 8 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 120 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (1.11%) Office 365
5 24 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
6 20 (0.77%) PaaS
7 18 (0.69%) SaaS
8 16 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.54%) GitHub
9 14 (0.54%) IaaS
10 13 (0.50%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.15%) AdWords
14 3 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.12%) TestFlight
15 2 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.077%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.69%) Firewall
2 61 (2.34%) DNS
3 58 (2.23%) Internet
4 54 (2.07%) SAN
5 36 (1.38%) HTTP
6 27 (1.04%) FTP
6 27 (1.04%) VPN
7 23 (0.88%) DHCP
7 23 (0.88%) LAN
8 22 (0.84%) VLAN
8 22 (0.84%) WAN
9 21 (0.81%) TCP/IP
10 19 (0.73%) VoIP
11 17 (0.65%) SNMP
12 14 (0.54%) HTTPS
12 14 (0.54%) IPv6
12 14 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.50%) Broadband
14 12 (0.46%) Ethernet
14 12 (0.46%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1061 (40.73%) SQL Server
2 396 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 351 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 234 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 230 (8.83%) Data Warehouse
6 196 (7.52%) Relational Database
7 189 (7.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 179 (6.87%) MySQL
9 149 (5.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 147 (5.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 114 (4.38%) NoSQL
12 108 (4.15%) Oracle Database
13 89 (3.42%) MongoDB
14 88 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 84 (3.22%) Oracle Reports
16 79 (3.03%) RDBMS
17 69 (2.65%) QlikView
18 63 (2.42%) Big Data
19 43 (1.65%) DB2
20 42 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 173 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 173 (6.64%) Visual Studio
2 168 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 146 (5.60%) JIRA
4 101 (3.88%) Selenium
5 84 (3.22%) Subversion
6 57 (2.19%) NUnit
7 56 (2.15%) Jenkins
8 54 (2.07%) JUnit
9 46 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
10 43 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 42 (1.61%) Eclipse
12 41 (1.57%) MSTest
13 35 (1.34%) Maven
14 21 (0.81%) Ant
14 21 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (0.81%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.69%) Mercurial
16 16 (0.61%) Gradle
17 15 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 525 (20.15%) Finance
2 112 (4.30%) Retail
3 81 (3.11%) Banking
4 76 (2.92%) Legal
5 74 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 73 (2.80%) Marketing
6 73 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 50 (1.92%) Games
8 43 (1.65%) Law
9 40 (1.54%) Advertising
10 29 (1.11%) Billing
11 17 (0.65%) Back Office
12 15 (0.58%) Electronics
13 14 (0.54%) Publishing
14 10 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.35%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.23%) Local Government
17 6 (0.23%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1275 (48.94%) Developer
2 542 (20.81%) Analyst
3 439 (16.85%) .NET Developer
4 386 (14.82%) SQL Developer
5 375 (14.40%) C# Developer
6 299 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 224 (8.60%) DBA
8 197 (7.56%) Software Developer
9 193 (7.41%) Java Developer
10 187 (7.18%) SQL DBA
11 169 (6.49%) Senior Developer
12 165 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 147 (5.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 137 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 135 (5.18%) Applications Support
16 127 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
17 119 (4.57%) Support Analyst
18 108 (4.15%) Administrator
19 107 (4.11%) C# Software Developer
19 107 (4.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 913 (35.05%) .NET
2 551 (21.15%) HTML
3 510 (19.58%) ASP.NET
4 491 (18.85%) CSS
5 306 (11.75%) jQuery
6 245 (9.40%) XML
7 232 (8.91%) Web Services
8 206 (7.91%) .NET Framework
9 203 (7.79%) WCF
10 185 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 165 (6.33%) HTML5
12 140 (5.37%) Spring
13 119 (4.57%) AngularJS
14 116 (4.45%) SOAP
15 113 (4.34%) JSON
16 111 (4.26%) WPF
17 108 (4.15%) RESTful
18 94 (3.61%) LINQ
19 91 (3.49%) Entity Framework
20 90 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 258 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (5.07%) Replication
3 123 (4.72%) iPad
4 111 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 80 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 78 (2.99%) Clustering
7 75 (2.88%) Mobile App
8 63 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 62 (2.38%) Visualisation
10 54 (2.07%) Data Centre
11 50 (1.92%) Mathematics
12 41 (1.57%) N-Tier
13 37 (1.42%) Data Integration
14 33 (1.27%) User Experience
15 19 (0.73%) Statistics
15 19 (0.73%) Xbox
16 18 (0.69%) Data Structures
17 15 (0.58%) Wiki
18 14 (0.54%) Credit Risk
18 14 (0.54%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 361 (13.86%) Windows
2 215 (8.25%) Linux
3 164 (6.30%) Unix
4 147 (5.64%) Windows Server
5 104 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (1.80%) Android
8 42 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 25 (0.96%) AIX
11 23 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 21 (0.81%) CentOS
13 12 (0.46%) Solaris
14 11 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.35%) Debian
16 8 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.27%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.23%) Windows 10
19 4 (0.15%) VMS
19 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (16.12%) Business Intelligence
3 407 (15.62%) MVC
4 299 (11.48%) Scrum
5 234 (8.98%) OO
6 230 (8.83%) Software Engineering
7 216 (8.29%) TDD
8 211 (8.10%) ETL
9 191 (7.33%) ITIL
10 188 (7.22%) Web Development
11 174 (6.68%) E-Commerce
12 172 (6.60%) SDLC
13 159 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
14 155 (5.95%) Unit Testing
15 135 (5.18%) Analytics
16 118 (4.53%) CRM
16 118 (4.53%) Data Modelling
17 116 (4.45%) Performance Tuning
18 109 (4.18%) Mentoring
18 109 (4.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 810 (31.09%) C#
2 638 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 634 (24.34%) T-SQL
4 423 (16.24%) Java
5 196 (7.52%) PL/SQL
6 150 (5.76%) VB.NET
7 128 (4.91%) PHP
8 121 (4.64%) Python
9 108 (4.15%) VBA
10 98 (3.76%) C++
11 95 (3.65%) PowerShell
12 58 (2.23%) VB
13 56 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 55 (2.11%) Shell Script
15 47 (1.80%) Ruby
16 38 (1.46%) Perl
17 29 (1.11%) C
18 25 (0.96%) R
19 19 (0.73%) TypeScript
20 18 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 302 (11.59%) Degree
2 89 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (1.73%) ISTQB
4 40 (1.54%) ISEB
5 39 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 30 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 21 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (0.69%) MCSE
9 17 (0.65%) HND
10 14 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.35%) PhD
13 9 (0.35%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.35%) PMP
14 8 (0.31%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.31%) MCSA
15 7 (0.27%) MCITP
16 6 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.07%) QA
2 34 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.15%) SLA
4 27 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 26 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.38%) WAI
7 9 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.12%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.12%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.077%) COBIT
9 2 (0.077%) HL7
System Software
1 112 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.27%) vSphere
4 31 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
5 26 (1.00%) Xen
5 26 (1.00%) XenServer
6 23 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 22 (0.84%) XenApp
8 20 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.31%) Docker
12 7 (0.27%) Varnish
13 6 (0.23%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.12%) SRDF
15 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.077%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 2 (0.077%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 66 (2.53%) Puppet
2 43 (1.65%) Nagios
2 43 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.50%) SCOM
4 32 (1.23%) SCCM
5 29 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 27 (1.04%) Cobbler
7 26 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 25 (0.96%) Data Guard
9 23 (0.88%) SCOrch
9 23 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
10 15 (0.58%) Cacti
10 15 (0.58%) WMI
11 14 (0.54%) EdgeSight
11 14 (0.54%) LiteSpeed
12 13 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (0.46%) OpenNMS
13 12 (0.46%) RANCID
14 11 (0.42%) HP SIM
15 10 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 605 (23.22%) Microsoft
2 431 (16.55%) Oracle
3 94 (3.61%) VMware
4 83 (3.19%) HP
5 76 (2.92%) IBM
6 75 (2.88%) Tableau
7 66 (2.53%) Cisco
8 49 (1.88%) Google
9 42 (1.61%) SAP
10 41 (1.57%) Cognos
11 35 (1.34%) Citrix
12 32 (1.23%) RedGate
13 30 (1.15%) Adobe
14 26 (1.00%) EnterpriseDB
14 26 (1.00%) Remedy
15 22 (0.84%) iManage
15 22 (0.84%) Juniper
15 22 (0.84%) Teradata
16 21 (0.81%) ATG
17 20 (0.77%) hybris
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