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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 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 1252 1448 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.93% 23.45% 26.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.94% 44.43% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1242 1605
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2916 3259 3951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.41% 52.77% 55.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2513 2747 3364
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,450
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 0 774 £40,000 +3.89% 165
Cheshire 0 233 £35,000 -9.09% 43
Lancashire -1 124 £35,000 -2.77% 22
Merseyside +1 82 £37,500 +4.16% 23
Cumbria -5 6 £35,000 -44.00% 4
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1022 (40.40%) SQL Server
2 919 (36.32%) .NET
3 778 (30.75%) C#
4 719 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
5 608 (24.03%) T-SQL
6 591 (23.36%) Microsoft
7 559 (22.09%) JavaScript
8 537 (21.23%) Finance
9 521 (20.59%) HTML
10 511 (20.20%) ASP.NET
11 452 (17.87%) CSS
12 428 (16.92%) Windows
13 399 (15.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 395 (15.61%) Oracle
14 395 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
15 390 (15.42%) Java
16 372 (14.70%) MVC
17 359 (14.19%) MS Excel
18 341 (13.48%) Degree
19 338 (13.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 308 (12.17%) jQuery
21 299 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
22 259 (10.24%) Scrum
23 253 (10.00%) OO
24 237 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
25 234 (9.25%) Web Services
26 228 (9.01%) XML
27 213 (8.42%) .NET Framework
27 213 (8.42%) Software Engineering
28 212 (8.38%) ITIL

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
1 109 (4.31%) IIS
2 108 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 66 (2.61%) SAS
3 66 (2.61%) WebSphere
4 55 (2.17%) Confluence
4 55 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 53 (2.09%) Tomcat
6 48 (1.90%) CMS
7 46 (1.82%) Node.js
8 45 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 35 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
10 34 (1.34%) JBoss
11 29 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 28 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
13 22 (0.87%) Skype for Business
14 21 (0.83%) Apache
14 21 (0.83%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.75%) CloudStack
16 17 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 359 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 110 (4.35%) MS Office
3 18 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.16%) SPSS
7 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 30 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
2 28 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.75%) Magento
4 18 (0.71%) Lorenzo
5 16 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
7 12 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.43%) Visualfiles
9 10 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (0.32%) Demantra
11 8 (0.32%) Infor M3
11 8 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
11 8 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
11 8 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 124 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (1.90%) Office 365
4 24 (0.95%) IaaS
4 24 (0.95%) PaaS
5 19 (0.75%) SaaS
6 18 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
6 18 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.55%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.32%) GitHub
10 6 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.20%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.079%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.079%) Route 53
13 2 (0.079%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.040%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.00%) SAN
2 72 (2.85%) Firewall
3 61 (2.41%) Internet
4 36 (1.42%) DNS
4 36 (1.42%) HTTP
5 31 (1.23%) DHCP
6 29 (1.15%) LAN
7 26 (1.03%) VPN
8 22 (0.87%) NAS
9 20 (0.79%) WAN
10 19 (0.75%) FTP
11 17 (0.67%) TCP/IP
12 16 (0.63%) VLAN
13 11 (0.43%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.28%) Network Security
15 5 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.20%) IP Telephony
15 5 (0.20%) MPLS
15 5 (0.20%) Wireless
16 4 (0.16%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1022 (40.40%) SQL Server
2 399 (15.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 338 (13.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 299 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 199 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 194 (7.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 180 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
8 156 (6.17%) Relational Database
9 137 (5.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 131 (5.18%) MySQL
11 99 (3.91%) Oracle Database
12 87 (3.44%) NoSQL
13 76 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 75 (2.96%) QlikView
15 65 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
16 53 (2.09%) RDBMS
17 52 (2.06%) Big Data
17 52 (2.06%) MongoDB
18 40 (1.58%) Power BI
19 36 (1.42%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 198 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 193 (7.63%) Visual Studio
3 143 (5.65%) JIRA
4 129 (5.10%) Git (software)
5 95 (3.75%) Selenium
6 66 (2.61%) JUnit
7 61 (2.41%) NUnit
7 61 (2.41%) Subversion
8 49 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 48 (1.90%) MSTest
10 43 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
11 39 (1.54%) Jenkins
12 38 (1.50%) Maven
13 32 (1.26%) Cucumber
14 26 (1.03%) Eclipse
15 25 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 24 (0.95%) SoapUI
17 22 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
18 19 (0.75%) TeamCity
19 16 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 537 (21.23%) Finance
2 127 (5.02%) Retail
3 94 (3.72%) Banking
4 89 (3.52%) Marketing
5 72 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 60 (2.37%) Legal
8 45 (1.78%) Games
9 38 (1.50%) Law
10 37 (1.46%) Back Office
11 23 (0.91%) Advertising
12 19 (0.75%) Billing
13 11 (0.43%) Publishing
14 9 (0.36%) Electronics
15 8 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.32%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.28%) French Language
17 6 (0.24%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.20%) Local Government
18 5 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1209 (47.79%) Developer
2 575 (22.73%) Analyst
3 424 (16.76%) .NET Developer
4 353 (13.95%) SQL Developer
5 346 (13.68%) C# Developer
6 274 (10.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 190 (7.51%) DBA
8 180 (7.11%) Software Developer
9 173 (6.84%) SQL DBA
10 163 (6.44%) Java Developer
10 163 (6.44%) Senior Developer
11 162 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
12 133 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 131 (5.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 125 (4.94%) SQL Analyst
15 121 (4.78%) Applications Support
16 108 (4.27%) Support Analyst
17 107 (4.23%) Software Engineer
18 104 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
19 77 (3.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 919 (36.32%) .NET
2 521 (20.59%) HTML
3 511 (20.20%) ASP.NET
4 452 (17.87%) CSS
5 308 (12.17%) jQuery
6 234 (9.25%) Web Services
7 228 (9.01%) XML
8 213 (8.42%) .NET Framework
9 187 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 175 (6.92%) WCF
11 163 (6.44%) HTML5
12 124 (4.90%) Spring
13 118 (4.66%) LINQ
14 114 (4.51%) AngularJS
15 100 (3.95%) Entity Framework
16 95 (3.75%) SOAP
17 94 (3.72%) REST
18 92 (3.64%) CSS3
19 86 (3.40%) WPF
20 84 (3.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 237 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (5.34%) Replication
3 118 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 92 (3.64%) iPad
5 77 (3.04%) Clustering
5 77 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 72 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 72 (2.85%) N-Tier
6 72 (2.85%) Visualisation
7 69 (2.73%) Mathematics
8 60 (2.37%) Mobile App
9 50 (1.98%) Data Centre
10 38 (1.50%) User Experience
11 26 (1.03%) Data Structures
12 24 (0.95%) Statistics
13 20 (0.79%) Wiki
14 19 (0.75%) Physics
14 19 (0.75%) W3C
15 17 (0.67%) Credit Risk
15 17 (0.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 428 (16.92%) Windows
2 193 (7.63%) Linux
3 173 (6.84%) Windows Server
4 126 (4.98%) Unix
5 91 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (2.06%) Android
8 48 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 24 (0.95%) Windows 7
11 22 (0.87%) CentOS
12 18 (0.71%) AIX
13 15 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.32%) Solaris
16 7 (0.28%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.28%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
3 372 (14.70%) MVC
4 259 (10.24%) Scrum
5 253 (10.00%) OO
6 213 (8.42%) Software Engineering
7 212 (8.38%) ITIL
8 203 (8.02%) TDD
9 183 (7.23%) Project Management
10 167 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
11 164 (6.48%) Web Development
12 156 (6.17%) E-Commerce
13 154 (6.09%) SDLC
14 143 (5.65%) ETL
15 130 (5.14%) Mentoring
16 129 (5.10%) Unit Testing
17 120 (4.74%) High Availability
18 109 (4.31%) CRM
19 108 (4.27%) Data Modelling
20 105 (4.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 778 (30.75%) C#
2 608 (24.03%) T-SQL
3 559 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 390 (15.42%) Java
5 169 (6.68%) PL/SQL
6 155 (6.13%) VB.NET
7 108 (4.27%) PHP
8 104 (4.11%) VBA
9 99 (3.91%) VB
10 95 (3.75%) C++
11 88 (3.48%) PowerShell
12 71 (2.81%) Python
13 41 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 37 (1.46%) VB6
15 36 (1.42%) Bash Shell
16 29 (1.15%) Ruby
17 27 (1.07%) C
18 26 (1.03%) TypeScript
19 20 (0.79%) VBScript
20 18 (0.71%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 341 (13.48%) Degree
2 88 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (2.29%) ISEB
4 48 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 33 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 31 (1.23%) MCSE
7 24 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 19 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
9 18 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (0.67%) MCITP
11 15 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (0.59%) HND
12 14 (0.55%) CCNA
13 11 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.40%) MCDBA
15 9 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (0.36%) MCSA
16 8 (0.32%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.51%) QA
2 48 (1.90%) SLA
3 25 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.24%) WAI
8 3 (0.12%) COBIT
8 3 (0.12%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.079%) SEPA
System Software
1 132 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 49 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.15%) vSphere
4 27 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.95%) XenApp
6 20 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (0.75%) Xen
7 19 (0.75%) XenServer
8 18 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.36%) Docker
11 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 7 (0.28%) SRDF
13 6 (0.24%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.12%) Firmware
14 3 (0.12%) HDFS
14 3 (0.12%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.079%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (1.38%) Puppet
2 29 (1.15%) Nagios
3 28 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 23 (0.91%) LiteSpeed
5 23 (0.91%) SCOM
6 22 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.83%) SCOrch
8 20 (0.79%) Cobbler
8 20 (0.79%) EdgeSight
8 20 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 19 (0.75%) Tivoli
10 18 (0.71%) Data Guard
10 18 (0.71%) WSUS
11 17 (0.67%) SCCM
12 16 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
13 13 (0.51%) WMI
14 11 (0.43%) Backup Exec
15 10 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (0.40%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 591 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 395 (15.61%) Oracle
3 99 (3.91%) VMware
4 76 (3.00%) HP
5 67 (2.65%) Tableau
6 61 (2.41%) IBM
7 59 (2.33%) Cisco
8 50 (1.98%) Citrix
9 40 (1.58%) Google
10 33 (1.30%) Teradata
11 31 (1.23%) SAP
12 28 (1.11%) Remedy
13 27 (1.07%) Cognos
14 26 (1.03%) Adobe
15 24 (0.95%) EMC
16 23 (0.91%) Dell
16 23 (0.91%) RedGate
17 22 (0.87%) Symantec
18 19 (0.75%) EnterpriseDB
18 19 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
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