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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 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 1510 1530 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.76% 22.94% 24.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.52% 44.62% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1349 1530
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 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3551 3429 4033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 55.87% 51.42% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3059 2958 3402
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 0 880 £42,500 +6.25% 175
Cheshire -2 288 £36,250 -4.60% 41
Merseyside 0 174 £37,500 +7.14% 28
Lancashire +1 115 £37,500 +7.14% 26
Cumbria +2 12 £36,250 -3.33%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1144 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 986 (36.00%) .NET
3 876 (31.98%) C#
4 786 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
5 672 (24.53%) Microsoft
6 671 (24.50%) JavaScript
7 658 (24.02%) T-SQL
8 580 (21.18%) HTML
9 542 (19.79%) Finance
10 540 (19.72%) ASP.NET
11 530 (19.35%) CSS
12 438 (15.99%) Java
12 438 (15.99%) Oracle
13 436 (15.92%) MVC
14 434 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
15 426 (15.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 382 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 371 (13.55%) Windows
17 371 (13.55%) MS Excel
18 329 (12.01%) jQuery
19 305 (11.14%) Scrum
20 295 (10.77%) Degree
21 285 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
22 275 (10.04%) Software Engineering
23 272 (9.93%) XML
24 261 (9.53%) Web Services
25 248 (9.05%) OO
26 246 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
27 245 (8.94%) TDD
28 241 (8.80%) Linux

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
1 119 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 116 (4.24%) IIS
3 88 (3.21%) WebSphere
4 71 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 67 (2.45%) JBoss
6 54 (1.97%) CMS
7 53 (1.94%) SAS
8 51 (1.86%) Tomcat
9 36 (1.31%) Apache
10 34 (1.24%) MS Exchange
11 33 (1.20%) Confluence
12 30 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (0.99%) OpenStack
14 26 (0.95%) CloudStack
15 25 (0.91%) Umbraco
16 23 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
17 22 (0.80%) WordPress
18 17 (0.62%) Apache Solr
19 14 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 371 (13.55%) MS Excel
2 127 (4.64%) MS Office
3 22 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.66%) SPSS
5 12 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.15%) MS Project
6 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.15%) Stata
7 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.037%) HipChat
7 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 39 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
3 23 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (0.69%) Magento
5 18 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.40%) Demantra
8 11 (0.40%) Oracle ASCP
9 10 (0.37%) Lorenzo
9 10 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.33%) Visualfiles
11 8 (0.29%) Sonata
12 6 (0.22%) Infor M3
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 137 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 126 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (1.02%) Office 365
5 19 (0.69%) GitHub
5 19 (0.69%) PaaS
6 18 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
6 18 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 15 (0.55%) SaaS
8 9 (0.33%) IaaS
9 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.15%) AdWords
10 4 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.11%) TestFlight
12 2 (0.073%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.073%) Route 53
12 2 (0.073%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.073%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.50%) Firewall
2 82 (2.99%) DNS
3 59 (2.15%) Internet
4 50 (1.83%) SAN
5 47 (1.72%) HTTP
6 33 (1.20%) VPN
7 29 (1.06%) FTP
8 27 (0.99%) TCP/IP
8 27 (0.99%) VoIP
9 25 (0.91%) WAN
10 24 (0.88%) DHCP
11 23 (0.84%) LAN
11 23 (0.84%) VLAN
12 21 (0.77%) SNMP
13 16 (0.58%) IPv6
13 16 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (0.55%) Broadband
14 15 (0.55%) GSM
14 15 (0.55%) NAS
15 14 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1144 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 426 (15.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 382 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 246 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
5 229 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 223 (8.14%) MySQL
7 207 (7.56%) Relational Database
8 205 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 141 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 137 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 122 (4.45%) NoSQL
12 107 (3.91%) MongoDB
12 107 (3.91%) Oracle Database
13 94 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 87 (3.18%) RDBMS
15 83 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
16 81 (2.96%) Big Data
17 78 (2.85%) QlikView
18 61 (2.23%) Hadoop
19 50 (1.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 187 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 171 (6.24%) Visual Studio
3 167 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 141 (5.15%) JIRA
5 95 (3.47%) Selenium
6 86 (3.14%) Subversion
7 63 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 61 (2.23%) NUnit
9 49 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 44 (1.61%) JUnit
11 41 (1.50%) MSTest
12 37 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
13 35 (1.28%) Eclipse
14 30 (1.10%) Maven
15 22 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 20 (0.73%) Ant
16 20 (0.73%) SoapUI
17 17 (0.62%) Cucumber
17 17 (0.62%) Gradle
17 17 (0.62%) Mercurial
General
1 542 (19.79%) Finance
2 113 (4.13%) Retail
3 84 (3.07%) Banking
4 83 (3.03%) Legal
5 82 (2.99%) Marketing
6 77 (2.81%) Manufacturing
7 72 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 49 (1.79%) Advertising
9 44 (1.61%) Law
10 43 (1.57%) Games
11 34 (1.24%) Billing
12 14 (0.51%) Back Office
12 14 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.44%) Electronics
14 10 (0.37%) Publishing
15 9 (0.33%) Automotive
16 7 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.26%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.22%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1348 (49.22%) Developer
2 522 (19.06%) Analyst
3 472 (17.23%) .NET Developer
4 418 (15.26%) SQL Developer
5 392 (14.31%) C# Developer
6 316 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 236 (8.62%) DBA
8 224 (8.18%) Software Developer
9 198 (7.23%) Java Developer
10 195 (7.12%) SQL DBA
11 180 (6.57%) ASP.NET Developer
12 177 (6.46%) Senior Developer
13 160 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 159 (5.81%) Applications Support
15 138 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 130 (4.75%) SQL Analyst
16 130 (4.75%) Support Analyst
17 127 (4.64%) C# Software Developer
18 120 (4.38%) Software Engineer
19 117 (4.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 986 (36.00%) .NET
2 580 (21.18%) HTML
3 540 (19.72%) ASP.NET
4 530 (19.35%) CSS
5 329 (12.01%) jQuery
6 272 (9.93%) XML
7 261 (9.53%) Web Services
8 219 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 206 (7.52%) WCF
10 195 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 151 (5.51%) AngularJS
12 150 (5.48%) HTML5
13 146 (5.33%) Spring
14 122 (4.45%) WPF
15 119 (4.34%) RESTful
16 114 (4.16%) SOAP
17 106 (3.87%) Entity Framework
18 97 (3.54%) JSON
19 92 (3.36%) Hibernate
20 91 (3.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 285 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (4.67%) Replication
3 115 (4.20%) iPad
4 112 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 88 (3.21%) Mobile App
6 80 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
7 67 (2.45%) Clustering
8 62 (2.26%) Visualisation
9 60 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 53 (1.94%) Mathematics
11 50 (1.83%) Data Centre
12 47 (1.72%) Data Integration
13 35 (1.28%) N-Tier
14 30 (1.10%) Statistics
15 29 (1.06%) User Experience
16 26 (0.95%) Xbox
17 25 (0.91%) iSeries
18 20 (0.73%) Data Structures
19 17 (0.62%) Algorithms
20 16 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 371 (13.55%) Windows
2 241 (8.80%) Linux
3 173 (6.32%) Unix
4 151 (5.51%) Windows Server
5 101 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (1.72%) Android
8 40 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 38 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (0.99%) AIX
11 24 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 18 (0.66%) CentOS
13 11 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.37%) Solaris
15 9 (0.33%) Debian
16 8 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.22%) Windows 10
18 5 (0.18%) Windows 2000
19 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
20 3 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 786 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (15.92%) MVC
3 434 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
4 305 (11.14%) Scrum
5 275 (10.04%) Software Engineering
6 248 (9.05%) OO
7 245 (8.94%) TDD
8 230 (8.40%) ETL
9 202 (7.37%) SDLC
10 195 (7.12%) ITIL
10 195 (7.12%) Web Development
11 174 (6.35%) Unit Testing
12 170 (6.21%) E-Commerce
13 154 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
14 148 (5.40%) Analytics
15 138 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
16 119 (4.34%) Data Modelling
17 114 (4.16%) Mentoring
18 110 (4.02%) CRM
19 106 (3.87%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 876 (31.98%) C#
2 671 (24.50%) JavaScript
3 658 (24.02%) T-SQL
4 438 (15.99%) Java
5 188 (6.86%) PL/SQL
6 170 (6.21%) VB.NET
7 156 (5.70%) PHP
8 137 (5.00%) Python
9 109 (3.98%) PowerShell
9 109 (3.98%) VBA
10 104 (3.80%) C++
11 62 (2.26%) Bash Shell
12 61 (2.23%) Shell Script
13 56 (2.04%) VB
14 52 (1.90%) Perl
15 48 (1.75%) Ruby
16 37 (1.35%) C
17 34 (1.24%) R
18 25 (0.91%) VBScript
19 19 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 295 (10.77%) Degree
2 105 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 44 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 42 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 40 (1.46%) ISEB
7 23 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 20 (0.73%) MCSE
9 19 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.58%) HND
11 13 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (0.47%) PhD
12 10 (0.37%) CCNA
12 10 (0.37%) MCITP
12 10 (0.37%) MCSA
13 9 (0.33%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.33%) Siebel Certification
14 8 (0.29%) CCNP
14 8 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (4.13%) QA
2 40 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 37 (1.35%) SLA
4 30 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.51%) WAI
7 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.11%) COBIT
8 3 (0.11%) HL7
8 3 (0.11%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.073%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 117 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 41 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.17%) vSphere
4 31 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
5 26 (0.95%) Xen
5 26 (0.95%) XenServer
6 24 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 24 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (0.73%) XenApp
8 10 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.26%) Varnish
11 6 (0.22%) Docker
11 6 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.15%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.073%) Firmware
13 2 (0.073%) HDFS
13 2 (0.073%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 68 (2.48%) Puppet
2 46 (1.68%) Nagios
2 46 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (1.68%) SCOM
3 36 (1.31%) SCCM
4 29 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 27 (0.99%) SCOrch
5 27 (0.99%) Tivoli
6 26 (0.95%) Cobbler
7 25 (0.91%) Data Guard
8 17 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
9 16 (0.58%) Cacti
10 15 (0.55%) HP SIM
11 14 (0.51%) OpenNMS
11 14 (0.51%) RANCID
11 14 (0.51%) WSUS
12 13 (0.47%) EdgeSight
12 13 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 12 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (0.44%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 672 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 438 (15.99%) Oracle
3 100 (3.65%) VMware
4 77 (2.81%) IBM
5 75 (2.74%) HP
6 74 (2.70%) Tableau
7 66 (2.41%) Cisco
8 46 (1.68%) Google
9 41 (1.50%) SAP
10 38 (1.39%) Citrix
10 38 (1.39%) Cognos
11 30 (1.10%) RedGate
12 26 (0.95%) EnterpriseDB
13 25 (0.91%) Adobe
14 24 (0.88%) Siebel
15 23 (0.84%) NetApp
15 23 (0.84%) Teradata
16 21 (0.77%) Informatica
16 21 (0.77%) Remedy
16 21 (0.77%) Retek
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago