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 23 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
23 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 1964 1950 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.14% 26.35% 27.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.89% 44.15% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1673 1719 1774
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 £47,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4101 4417 4305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.67% 59.70% 60.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3509 3864 3882
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
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 23 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 23 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 1151 £35,000 - 87
Cheshire 0 475 £36,000 +2.85% 27
Merseyside -1 145 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Lancashire +4 136 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Cumbria +3 20 £32,500 +8.33% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 1653 (42.83%) SQL Server
2 1552 (40.22%) .NET
3 1404 (36.38%) C#
4 1013 (26.25%) ASP.NET
5 979 (25.37%) Microsoft
6 919 (23.81%) HTML
7 882 (22.86%) T-SQL
8 863 (22.36%) JavaScript
9 733 (18.99%) Windows
10 711 (18.42%) MVC
11 700 (18.14%) CSS
12 693 (17.96%) Finance
13 626 (16.22%) Oracle
14 608 (15.76%) Java
15 603 (15.63%) XML
16 601 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
17 578 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 570 (14.77%) MS Excel
19 552 (14.30%) Degree
20 549 (14.23%) SQL Server 2008
21 548 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 490 (12.70%) jQuery
23 442 (11.45%) VB.NET
24 422 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
25 415 (10.75%) Web Services
26 388 (10.05%) .NET Framework
27 387 (10.03%) OO
28 370 (9.59%) TDD
29 337 (8.73%) MySQL
30 334 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 214 (5.55%) IIS
2 169 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 120 (3.11%) SAS
4 110 (2.85%) CMS
5 90 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 78 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 73 (1.89%) Tomcat
8 66 (1.71%) Apache
9 58 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 35 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
13 19 (0.49%) Umbraco
13 19 (0.49%) Drupal
13 19 (0.49%) WordPress
13 19 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.44%) Lync
15 16 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
16 15 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 570 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 118 (3.06%) MS Office
3 26 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.44%) SPSS
6 15 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.29%) FastStats
8 8 (0.21%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.13%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.078%) Maple
11 3 (0.078%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.052%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.026%) MS Project
13 1 (0.026%) DOC1
13 1 (0.026%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 75 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 57 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 52 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 36 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
5 35 (0.91%) Visualfiles
6 26 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
7 23 (0.60%) Magento
8 21 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
9 19 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
9 19 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
10 18 (0.47%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 18 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
10 18 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 18 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
11 17 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 16 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
13 15 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
13 15 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
14 13 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.60%) SaaS
2 20 (0.52%) 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 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.078%) 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 85 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 78 (2.02%) Internet
3 69 (1.79%) WAN
4 66 (1.71%) LAN
5 64 (1.66%) DNS
5 64 (1.66%) Firewall
6 50 (1.30%) Intranet
7 46 (1.19%) SAN
8 32 (0.83%) DHCP
9 28 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (0.65%) HTTP
12 21 (0.54%) SMTP
13 20 (0.52%) FTP
14 18 (0.47%) VPN
15 17 (0.44%) SSL
16 13 (0.34%) WLAN
16 13 (0.34%) VLAN
17 12 (0.31%) X.509
18 10 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1653 (42.83%) SQL Server
2 578 (14.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 549 (14.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 548 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 337 (8.73%) MySQL
6 277 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 275 (7.13%) Relational Database
8 263 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 256 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
10 233 (6.04%) Oracle Database
11 221 (5.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 115 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 98 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
14 92 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 90 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
15 90 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
16 88 (2.28%) RDBMS
17 73 (1.89%) DB2
18 62 (1.61%) OLAP
18 62 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 243 (6.30%) Visual Studio
2 155 (4.02%) Subversion
3 139 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 120 (3.11%) Eclipse
5 99 (2.57%) Selenium
6 98 (2.54%) Git (software)
7 75 (1.94%) JUnit
8 62 (1.61%) Ant
9 51 (1.32%) Maven
10 50 (1.30%) NUnit
11 46 (1.19%) Jenkins
12 41 (1.06%) JIRA
13 39 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
14 36 (0.93%) Mercurial
15 34 (0.88%) Hudson
16 31 (0.80%) NetBeans
17 21 (0.54%) Toad
18 20 (0.52%) JMeter
18 20 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 18 (0.47%) PhoneGap
General
1 693 (17.96%) Finance
2 153 (3.96%) Retail
3 120 (3.11%) Marketing
4 87 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 61 (1.58%) Banking
6 56 (1.45%) Legal
7 51 (1.32%) Back Office
8 39 (1.01%) Billing
9 38 (0.98%) Law
10 37 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 34 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 34 (0.88%) Advertising
12 30 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.60%) Automotive
14 18 (0.47%) Games
15 16 (0.41%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.36%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.18%) Military
18 6 (0.16%) Publishing
19 2 (0.052%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2033 (52.68%) Developer
2 621 (16.09%) Analyst
3 601 (15.57%) .NET Developer
4 406 (10.52%) C# Developer
5 325 (8.42%) Java Developer
6 314 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 300 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 292 (7.57%) Software Developer
9 262 (6.79%) DBA
10 243 (6.30%) Web Developer
11 240 (6.22%) ASP.NET Developer
12 222 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 196 (5.08%) SQL Developer
14 171 (4.43%) Consultant
15 159 (4.12%) SQL DBA
16 158 (4.09%) Software Engineer
17 140 (3.63%) Administrator
18 135 (3.50%) Support Analyst
19 131 (3.39%) Team Leader
20 129 (3.34%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1552 (40.22%) .NET
2 1013 (26.25%) ASP.NET
3 919 (23.81%) HTML
4 700 (18.14%) CSS
5 603 (15.63%) XML
6 490 (12.70%) jQuery
7 415 (10.75%) Web Services
8 388 (10.05%) .NET Framework
9 334 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 322 (8.34%) WCF
11 250 (6.48%) Ajax
12 195 (5.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 193 (5.00%) LINQ
13 193 (5.00%) J2EE
14 191 (4.95%) WPF
15 189 (4.90%) SOAP
15 189 (4.90%) Spring
16 188 (4.87%) HTML5
17 186 (4.82%) Hibernate
18 181 (4.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 168 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 93 (2.41%) Replication
3 91 (2.36%) N-Tier
4 77 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 73 (1.89%) NHS
6 70 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 68 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 58 (1.50%) Clustering
9 53 (1.37%) W3C
10 47 (1.22%) Statistics
11 43 (1.11%) Open Source
12 40 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 39 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
13 39 (1.01%) Mathematics
14 38 (0.98%) SystemC
15 37 (0.96%) Visualisation
16 32 (0.83%) Informatics
17 26 (0.67%) Social Media
18 23 (0.60%) iPhone
19 22 (0.57%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 733 (18.99%) Windows
2 305 (7.90%) Linux
3 290 (7.51%) UNIX
4 160 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 103 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 100 (2.59%) Android
8 66 (1.71%) Windows 7
9 51 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 48 (1.24%) Windows XP
11 39 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 31 (0.80%) Solaris
13 14 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
14 12 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.26%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.23%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.18%) Debian
18 6 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (18.42%) MVC
2 601 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
4 387 (10.03%) OO
5 370 (9.59%) TDD
6 327 (8.47%) E-Commerce
7 290 (7.51%) Scrum
8 288 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 232 (6.01%) Unit Testing
10 230 (5.96%) Project Management
11 222 (5.75%) ITIL
12 206 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
13 204 (5.29%) Web Development
14 166 (4.30%) ETL
15 162 (4.20%) CRM
16 133 (3.45%) Data Analysis
17 128 (3.32%) Software Testing
18 127 (3.29%) OOD
18 127 (3.29%) Migration
19 117 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1404 (36.38%) C#
2 882 (22.86%) T-SQL
3 863 (22.36%) JavaScript
4 608 (15.76%) Java
5 442 (11.45%) VB.NET
6 247 (6.40%) PHP
7 233 (6.04%) PL/SQL
8 204 (5.29%) VB
9 95 (2.46%) C
10 85 (2.20%) VBA
11 81 (2.10%) C++
12 74 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 52 (1.35%) VBScript
14 51 (1.32%) PHP5
15 49 (1.27%) Ruby
16 47 (1.22%) VB6
16 47 (1.22%) Python
17 32 (0.83%) Perl
18 28 (0.73%) PowerShell
19 20 (0.52%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 552 (14.30%) Degree
2 141 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 108 (2.80%) ISEB
4 94 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 56 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 56 (1.45%) MCSE
6 55 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 53 (1.37%) MCP
8 48 (1.24%) MCTS
9 44 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (0.86%) CCNA
12 30 (0.78%) HND
12 30 (0.78%) MCSA
13 26 (0.67%) MCITP
14 17 (0.44%) MCPD
14 17 (0.44%) CCA
14 17 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
15 14 (0.36%) NCDA
16 11 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (4.79%) QA
2 66 (1.71%) SLA
3 25 (0.65%) WCAG
4 12 (0.31%) WAI
5 11 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.23%) HL7
7 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.052%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.026%) GxP
10 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.026%) Basel II
System Software
1 157 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 136 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 60 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 44 (1.14%) vSphere
6 41 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 25 (0.65%) XenApp
8 17 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.31%) VMware Server
10 11 (0.29%) Squid
11 9 (0.23%) vCloud
12 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.16%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.13%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.078%) VMware ESX
16 3 (0.078%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (1.22%) SCCM
2 38 (0.98%) SCOM
3 27 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
4 26 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 25 (0.65%) Data Guard
6 19 (0.49%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.26%) TIBCO Hawk
9 9 (0.23%) Legato
10 7 (0.18%) OpenView
11 6 (0.16%) WSUS
12 5 (0.13%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle Statspack
13 4 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.10%) Capistrano
13 4 (0.10%) Puppet
14 3 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.078%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.078%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.078%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 979 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 626 (16.22%) Oracle
3 223 (5.78%) VMware
4 121 (3.14%) Citrix
5 108 (2.80%) Cisco
6 78 (2.02%) Business Objects
7 74 (1.92%) Zend
8 69 (1.79%) HP
9 59 (1.53%) NetApp
9 59 (1.53%) Sybase
10 44 (1.14%) SAP
11 41 (1.06%) McAfee
12 39 (1.01%) IBM
13 36 (0.93%) JBoss
14 30 (0.78%) Teradata
15 28 (0.73%) Google
16 27 (0.70%) Hyperion
17 26 (0.67%) Sencha
18 25 (0.65%) Symantec
19 22 (0.57%) EMC
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + Bonus + Market-Leading Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Inc Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago