The first table below looks at the demand for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1946 1956 1972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.09% 26.65% 27.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.03% 44.72% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1659 1720 1769
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4052 4374 4334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.40% 59.59% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3477 3817 3909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
SQL
England

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 1147 £35,000 +2.94% 169
Cheshire 0 470 £36,500 +4.28% 72
Merseyside -2 143 £35,500 +9.23% 37
Lancashire +3 131 £32,500 -7.14% 17
Cumbria +3 20 £32,500 +8.33% 3
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 1660 (42.79%) SQL Server
2 1574 (40.58%) .NET
3 1422 (36.66%) C#
4 1025 (26.42%) ASP.NET
5 989 (25.50%) Microsoft
6 934 (24.08%) HTML
7 882 (22.74%) T-SQL
8 879 (22.66%) JavaScript
9 740 (19.08%) Windows
10 721 (18.59%) MVC
11 710 (18.30%) CSS
12 687 (17.71%) Finance
13 630 (16.24%) Java
13 630 (16.24%) Oracle
14 608 (15.67%) XML
15 605 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
16 573 (14.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 570 (14.69%) MS Excel
18 555 (14.31%) Degree
19 554 (14.28%) SQL Server 2008
20 545 (14.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 494 (12.74%) jQuery
22 450 (11.60%) VB.NET
23 426 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
24 425 (10.96%) Web Services
25 398 (10.26%) .NET Framework
26 395 (10.18%) OO
27 370 (9.54%) TDD
28 344 (8.87%) MySQL
29 340 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 218 (5.62%) IIS
2 166 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 119 (3.07%) SAS
4 112 (2.89%) CMS
5 91 (2.35%) MS Exchange
6 81 (2.09%) WebLogic
7 76 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 68 (1.75%) Apache
9 60 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 39 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 20 (0.52%) Drupal
13 18 (0.46%) Umbraco
13 18 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
13 18 (0.46%) WordPress
13 18 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (0.44%) Lync
15 16 (0.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 570 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 127 (3.27%) MS Office
3 27 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.46%) SPSS
6 15 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.28%) FastStats
8 8 (0.21%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.13%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.077%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.077%) Maple
12 2 (0.052%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.026%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.026%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.026%) DOC1
13 1 (0.026%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 76 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 58 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 56 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 34 (0.88%) Visualfiles
5 32 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
6 26 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
7 23 (0.59%) Magento
8 19 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
9 18 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
9 18 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
10 17 (0.44%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 17 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
10 17 (0.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 17 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
11 16 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
11 16 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 15 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
13 14 (0.36%) Agresso
13 14 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.57%) SaaS
2 21 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.26%) Trello
5 7 (0.18%) Office 365
6 5 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.077%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.026%) GitHub
9 1 (0.026%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.026%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 77 (1.99%) Internet
3 68 (1.75%) WAN
4 66 (1.70%) LAN
5 62 (1.60%) DNS
6 61 (1.57%) Firewall
7 49 (1.26%) Intranet
8 44 (1.13%) SAN
9 30 (0.77%) DHCP
10 28 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (0.67%) HTTP
13 21 (0.54%) SMTP
14 20 (0.52%) FTP
15 17 (0.44%) SSL
15 17 (0.44%) VPN
16 13 (0.34%) WLAN
17 12 (0.31%) X.509
17 12 (0.31%) VLAN
18 10 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1660 (42.79%) SQL Server
2 573 (14.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 554 (14.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 545 (14.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 344 (8.87%) MySQL
6 282 (7.27%) Relational Database
7 280 (7.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 265 (6.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 260 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
10 233 (6.01%) Oracle Database
11 220 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 118 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
13 100 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
14 94 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 93 (2.40%) RDBMS
16 92 (2.37%) SQL Server 2000
17 91 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
18 75 (1.93%) DB2
19 65 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
20 63 (1.62%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 242 (6.24%) Visual Studio
2 162 (4.18%) Subversion
3 140 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 121 (3.12%) Eclipse
5 99 (2.55%) Selenium
5 99 (2.55%) Git (software)
6 77 (1.99%) JUnit
7 61 (1.57%) Ant
8 52 (1.34%) NUnit
9 51 (1.31%) Maven
10 45 (1.16%) Jenkins
11 43 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
12 42 (1.08%) JIRA
13 36 (0.93%) Mercurial
14 32 (0.82%) Hudson
15 31 (0.80%) NetBeans
16 20 (0.52%) Toad
16 20 (0.52%) JMeter
16 20 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 18 (0.46%) PhoneGap
General
1 687 (17.71%) Finance
2 154 (3.97%) Retail
3 122 (3.15%) Marketing
4 89 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 63 (1.62%) Banking
6 57 (1.47%) Legal
7 50 (1.29%) Back Office
8 38 (0.98%) Billing
8 38 (0.98%) Law
9 36 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 36 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (0.80%) Advertising
11 28 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.59%) Automotive
13 16 (0.41%) Games
14 15 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 15 (0.39%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.18%) Military
16 6 (0.15%) Publishing
17 2 (0.052%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2066 (53.26%) Developer
2 614 (15.83%) Analyst
3 611 (15.75%) .NET Developer
4 409 (10.54%) C# Developer
5 334 (8.61%) Java Developer
6 318 (8.20%) Senior Developer
7 304 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 300 (7.73%) Software Developer
9 260 (6.70%) DBA
10 244 (6.29%) Web Developer
11 241 (6.21%) ASP.NET Developer
12 224 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 200 (5.16%) SQL Developer
14 169 (4.36%) Consultant
15 160 (4.12%) Software Engineer
16 156 (4.02%) SQL DBA
17 142 (3.66%) Administrator
18 134 (3.45%) Support Analyst
19 132 (3.40%) Team Leader
20 128 (3.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1574 (40.58%) .NET
2 1025 (26.42%) ASP.NET
3 934 (24.08%) HTML
4 710 (18.30%) CSS
5 608 (15.67%) XML
6 494 (12.74%) jQuery
7 425 (10.96%) Web Services
8 398 (10.26%) .NET Framework
9 340 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 326 (8.40%) WCF
11 252 (6.50%) Ajax
12 199 (5.13%) J2EE
13 198 (5.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 197 (5.08%) WPF
15 194 (5.00%) LINQ
16 193 (4.98%) SOAP
17 190 (4.90%) Spring
18 188 (4.85%) HTML5
19 186 (4.80%) Hibernate
20 183 (4.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 167 (4.31%) Computer Science
2 93 (2.40%) N-Tier
3 89 (2.29%) Replication
4 77 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
5 72 (1.86%) NHS
6 71 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 64 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 60 (1.55%) Clustering
9 53 (1.37%) W3C
10 46 (1.19%) Statistics
11 43 (1.11%) Client/Server
11 43 (1.11%) Open Source
12 39 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
13 38 (0.98%) Mathematics
13 38 (0.98%) SystemC
14 36 (0.93%) Visualisation
15 31 (0.80%) Informatics
16 23 (0.59%) Oracle Exalytics
16 23 (0.59%) Social Media
16 23 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 740 (19.08%) Windows
2 308 (7.94%) Linux
3 299 (7.71%) UNIX
4 159 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 143 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 105 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 101 (2.60%) Android
8 66 (1.70%) Windows 7
9 52 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 47 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 39 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 31 (0.80%) Solaris
13 14 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
15 12 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.26%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.21%) CentOS
18 7 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (18.59%) MVC
2 605 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
3 426 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
4 395 (10.18%) OO
5 370 (9.54%) TDD
6 330 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 293 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 292 (7.53%) Scrum
9 240 (6.19%) Unit Testing
10 230 (5.93%) Project Management
11 220 (5.67%) ITIL
12 209 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
13 205 (5.28%) Web Development
14 170 (4.38%) CRM
15 167 (4.31%) ETL
16 132 (3.40%) Software Testing
17 130 (3.35%) OOD
18 129 (3.33%) Data Analysis
19 126 (3.25%) Migration
20 121 (3.12%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1422 (36.66%) C#
2 882 (22.74%) T-SQL
3 879 (22.66%) JavaScript
4 630 (16.24%) Java
5 450 (11.60%) VB.NET
6 255 (6.57%) PHP
7 236 (6.08%) PL/SQL
8 212 (5.47%) VB
9 103 (2.66%) C
10 85 (2.19%) VBA
10 85 (2.19%) C++
11 78 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 52 (1.34%) PHP5
13 50 (1.29%) VBScript
13 50 (1.29%) VB6
14 49 (1.26%) Ruby
15 47 (1.21%) Python
16 34 (0.88%) Perl
17 26 (0.67%) PowerShell
18 20 (0.52%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 555 (14.31%) Degree
2 138 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 112 (2.89%) ISEB
4 94 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 58 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 57 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 55 (1.42%) MCP
8 52 (1.34%) MCSE
9 49 (1.26%) MCTS
10 43 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (0.82%) CCNA
13 30 (0.77%) HND
14 28 (0.72%) MCSA
15 24 (0.62%) MCITP
16 18 (0.46%) MCPD
17 17 (0.44%) CCA
17 17 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
18 14 (0.36%) NCDA
19 12 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (4.80%) QA
2 63 (1.62%) SLA
3 25 (0.64%) WCAG
4 12 (0.31%) WAI
5 10 (0.26%) HL7
5 10 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.052%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.026%) Basel II
9 1 (0.026%) GxP
System Software
1 154 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 135 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 62 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 43 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
5 43 (1.11%) vSphere
6 25 (0.64%) XenApp
7 16 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.31%) VMware Server
9 10 (0.26%) Squid
10 8 (0.21%) vCloud
11 7 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.18%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.15%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.13%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.077%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.077%) UAG
Systems Management
1 46 (1.19%) SCCM
2 38 (0.98%) SCOM
3 27 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 25 (0.64%) Data Guard
5 24 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
6 18 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
9 9 (0.23%) Legato
10 6 (0.15%) OpenView
11 5 (0.13%) Oracle Statspack
11 5 (0.13%) WSUS
11 5 (0.13%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.10%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.077%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.077%) Puppet
13 3 (0.077%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.077%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.052%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 989 (25.50%) Microsoft
2 630 (16.24%) Oracle
3 223 (5.75%) VMware
4 120 (3.09%) Citrix
5 106 (2.73%) Cisco
6 81 (2.09%) Business Objects
7 75 (1.93%) Zend
8 68 (1.75%) HP
9 59 (1.52%) Sybase
10 58 (1.50%) NetApp
11 45 (1.16%) SAP
12 38 (0.98%) McAfee
13 37 (0.95%) JBoss
14 35 (0.90%) IBM
15 30 (0.77%) Teradata
16 29 (0.75%) Hyperion
17 27 (0.70%) Google
18 26 (0.67%) Sencha
19 24 (0.62%) Symantec
20 22 (0.57%) Fujitsu
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 2 Pay Rises a year and Company Bon
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Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + benefits
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Cheshire
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday