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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1469 1704 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.48% 23.94% 25.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.21% 43.67% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1427 1674
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
3400 3902 4242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.02% 54.82% 58.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2875 3278 3767
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 757 £37,500 +7.14% 181
Cheshire 0 417 £39,000 +11.42% 80
Lancashire -2 141 £37,000 +2.77% 40
Merseyside +1 95 £37,250 +6.42% 31
Cumbria +6 16 £32,500 +2.76% 4
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1267 (42.14%) SQL Server
2 1044 (34.72%) .NET
3 920 (30.60%) C#
4 835 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
5 787 (26.17%) Microsoft
6 695 (23.11%) JavaScript
7 685 (22.78%) HTML
8 659 (21.92%) ASP.NET
8 659 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 644 (21.42%) T-SQL
10 585 (19.45%) Finance
11 571 (18.99%) Oracle
12 547 (18.19%) Windows
13 542 (18.02%) CSS
14 514 (17.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 498 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
16 477 (15.86%) Degree
17 455 (15.13%) Java
18 451 (15.00%) MS Excel
19 448 (14.90%) Web Services
20 432 (14.37%) MVC
21 422 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
22 367 (12.20%) XML
23 350 (11.64%) Data Warehouse
24 339 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
25 332 (11.04%) jQuery
26 316 (10.51%) SDLC
27 291 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 268 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
29 263 (8.75%) Scrum

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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
1 232 (7.72%) SharePoint
2 144 (4.79%) IIS
3 88 (2.93%) WebLogic
4 72 (2.39%) CMS
5 65 (2.16%) SAS
6 64 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 54 (1.80%) Apache
8 49 (1.63%) Tomcat
9 46 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
10 45 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 40 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 38 (1.26%) WebSphere
13 33 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
14 26 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
15 25 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (0.67%) WordPress
17 18 (0.60%) Apache Pig
17 18 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
18 17 (0.57%) Umbraco
19 16 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 451 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 178 (5.92%) MS Office
3 41 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.60%) PowerPivot
7 13 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.33%) SPSS
9 7 (0.23%) MS Project
10 3 (0.100%) ProjectWise
10 3 (0.100%) Mingle
11 2 (0.067%) FastStats
11 2 (0.067%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.033%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 72 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
3 35 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 29 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
5 28 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
6 24 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
7 19 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
7 19 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
8 14 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (0.33%) Visualfiles
10 10 (0.33%) Magento
10 10 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.30%) Agresso
12 8 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
12 8 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
12 8 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 82 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.26%) Office 365
4 11 (0.37%) GitHub
4 11 (0.37%) SaaS
5 9 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.20%) Route 53
7 6 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
7 6 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.13%) SmartFocus
9 3 (0.100%) Trello
9 3 (0.100%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.067%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.067%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.033%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.033%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.43%) DNS
2 71 (2.36%) Internet
3 66 (2.19%) Firewall
4 49 (1.63%) HTTP
5 47 (1.56%) SAN
6 44 (1.46%) DHCP
7 37 (1.23%) LAN
8 36 (1.20%) WAN
9 35 (1.16%) TCP/IP
10 34 (1.13%) Intranet
11 29 (0.96%) Network Security
12 26 (0.86%) VPN
13 22 (0.73%) SSL
13 22 (0.73%) Wireless
14 18 (0.60%) VLAN
14 18 (0.60%) NAS
15 16 (0.53%) FTP
16 13 (0.43%) ATM
17 12 (0.40%) SMS
18 10 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1267 (42.14%) SQL Server
2 659 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 514 (17.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 422 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 350 (11.64%) Data Warehouse
6 291 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 268 (8.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 213 (7.08%) Oracle Database
9 162 (5.39%) MySQL
10 138 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 132 (4.39%) Relational Database
12 103 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 98 (3.26%) Big Data
14 82 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
15 78 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
16 73 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
17 71 (2.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 65 (2.16%) Data Mining
19 63 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
20 59 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 165 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 163 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 112 (3.72%) Selenium
4 85 (2.83%) SoapUI
5 82 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 76 (2.53%) Git (software)
7 64 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 64 (2.13%) Subversion
8 62 (2.06%) NUnit
9 51 (1.70%) Eclipse
10 50 (1.66%) Hudson
11 49 (1.63%) MSTest
12 48 (1.60%) JUnit
13 46 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
14 39 (1.30%) TeamCity
15 38 (1.26%) SpecFlow
16 33 (1.10%) JIRA
17 27 (0.90%) Ant
18 24 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 22 (0.73%) HP UFT
General
1 585 (19.45%) Finance
2 109 (3.62%) Retail
2 109 (3.62%) Marketing
3 61 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 59 (1.96%) Banking
5 55 (1.83%) Games
6 46 (1.53%) Legal
6 46 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 31 (1.03%) Law
9 28 (0.93%) Back Office
10 26 (0.86%) General Ledger
11 24 (0.80%) Advertising
12 13 (0.43%) Electronics
13 11 (0.37%) Local Government
14 7 (0.23%) Billing
15 4 (0.13%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.13%) Automotive
15 4 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.067%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1496 (49.75%) Developer
2 540 (17.96%) Analyst
3 413 (13.73%) .NET Developer
4 284 (9.44%) C# Developer
5 261 (8.68%) DBA
6 213 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 206 (6.85%) SQL DBA
8 188 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 160 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 153 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 146 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
12 139 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 138 (4.59%) Software Developer
14 132 (4.39%) Administrator
14 132 (4.39%) Java Developer
15 113 (3.76%) Web Developer
16 105 (3.49%) Test Analyst
17 104 (3.46%) Consultant
18 98 (3.26%) Junior
19 96 (3.19%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1044 (34.72%) .NET
2 685 (22.78%) HTML
3 659 (21.92%) ASP.NET
4 542 (18.02%) CSS
5 448 (14.90%) Web Services
6 367 (12.20%) XML
7 332 (11.04%) jQuery
8 235 (7.82%) .NET Framework
9 222 (7.38%) WCF
10 202 (6.72%) HTML5
11 192 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 181 (6.02%) Ajax
13 152 (5.05%) SOAP
14 146 (4.86%) AngularJS
15 142 (4.72%) J2EE
16 115 (3.82%) LINQ
17 111 (3.69%) Spring
18 107 (3.56%) Entity Framework
19 101 (3.36%) RESTful
20 97 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 339 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (5.35%) Replication
3 138 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 106 (3.53%) Clustering
5 104 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 89 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 71 (2.36%) Statistics
8 65 (2.16%) User Experience
9 55 (1.83%) N-Tier
10 54 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 52 (1.73%) NHS
12 48 (1.60%) Visualisation
13 44 (1.46%) Mathematics
14 42 (1.40%) Client/Server
15 41 (1.36%) Data Centre
16 29 (0.96%) Credit Risk
17 26 (0.86%) Data Integration
18 24 (0.80%) Data Extraction
19 23 (0.76%) Mainframe
20 21 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 547 (18.19%) Windows
2 231 (7.68%) Linux
3 126 (4.19%) UNIX
4 90 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (2.69%) Android
7 59 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (1.70%) Apple iOS
9 39 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 38 (1.26%) AIX
11 32 (1.06%) Solaris
12 18 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
12 18 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.27%) HPUX
16 7 (0.23%) Windows CE
16 7 (0.23%) CentOS
17 5 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 835 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
3 432 (14.37%) MVC
4 316 (10.51%) SDLC
5 263 (8.75%) Scrum
6 258 (8.58%) Performance Tuning
7 253 (8.41%) Software Engineering
8 245 (8.15%) TDD
9 237 (7.88%) OO
10 225 (7.48%) ETL
11 201 (6.68%) Unit Testing
12 162 (5.39%) Project Management
13 156 (5.19%) Mentoring
14 155 (5.15%) Web Development
15 146 (4.86%) ITIL
16 145 (4.82%) CRM
17 142 (4.72%) E-Commerce
18 121 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
19 117 (3.89%) Migration
20 114 (3.79%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 920 (30.60%) C#
2 695 (23.11%) JavaScript
3 644 (21.42%) T-SQL
4 455 (15.13%) Java
5 209 (6.95%) PL/SQL
6 179 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 177 (5.89%) PHP
8 141 (4.69%) VB
9 121 (4.02%) C++
10 94 (3.13%) VBA
11 84 (2.79%) PowerShell
12 49 (1.63%) C
13 39 (1.30%) Python
14 32 (1.06%) Shell Script
15 31 (1.03%) Ruby
16 29 (0.96%) VB6
17 24 (0.80%) VBScript
18 19 (0.63%) Perl
19 15 (0.50%) COBOL
20 14 (0.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 477 (15.86%) Degree
2 129 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 111 (3.69%) ISEB
4 68 (2.26%) ISTQB
5 44 (1.46%) MCSE
6 39 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 34 (1.13%) MCITP
8 33 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 29 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (0.96%) CCNA
10 27 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (0.73%) MCTS
12 22 (0.73%) MCSD
13 21 (0.70%) MCP
14 19 (0.63%) MCSA
15 15 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
16 13 (0.43%) HND
17 10 (0.33%) CCNP
17 10 (0.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (6.32%) QA
2 84 (2.79%) SLA
3 26 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.40%) HL7
5 5 (0.17%) WAI
6 4 (0.13%) DICOM
7 3 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.067%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.033%) WCAG
9 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
System Software
1 103 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 89 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.80%) vSphere
5 19 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.50%) XenApp
7 12 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.30%) HDFS
10 8 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.23%) VMware Server
11 7 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.17%) vCloud
14 4 (0.13%) GPFS
14 4 (0.13%) Docker
14 4 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 3 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.100%) pfSense
15 3 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 24 (0.80%) SCCM
3 22 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.67%) Data Guard
5 17 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (0.47%) Backup Exec
7 13 (0.43%) Puppet
8 12 (0.40%) SCOM
8 12 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (0.33%) WSUS
9 10 (0.33%) Oozie
10 7 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.20%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.17%) ARCserve
13 4 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.100%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 787 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 571 (18.99%) Oracle
3 155 (5.15%) VMware
4 91 (3.03%) SAP
5 76 (2.53%) Citrix
6 70 (2.33%) IBM
7 69 (2.29%) Cisco
7 69 (2.29%) Teradata
8 66 (2.19%) HP
9 35 (1.16%) Sage
9 35 (1.16%) Tableau
10 34 (1.13%) Google
11 32 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (0.96%) EMC
13 25 (0.83%) JD Edwards
14 23 (0.76%) Red Hat
15 22 (0.73%) Cognos
16 19 (0.63%) NetApp
16 19 (0.63%) Telerik
17 18 (0.60%) Epicor
Lancashire
Experis IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum Up to £30,000 +Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago