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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 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 1243 1417 1770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.18% 22.42% 25.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.27% 43.08% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1222 1507
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,850 £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
3012 3289 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.76% 52.04% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2601 2796 3236
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 782 £40,000 +6.66% 139
Cheshire -1 196 £35,000 -12.50% 52
Lancashire -3 116 £35,000 -2.77% 8
Merseyside -1 92 £38,500 +5.47% 27
Cumbria +3 12 £27,500 -15.38% 5
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1015 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 915 (35.84%) .NET
3 788 (30.87%) C#
4 709 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
5 608 (23.82%) T-SQL
6 599 (23.46%) Microsoft
7 575 (22.52%) JavaScript
8 539 (21.11%) HTML
9 532 (20.84%) Finance
10 503 (19.70%) ASP.NET
11 465 (18.21%) CSS
12 415 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
13 413 (16.18%) Oracle
14 410 (16.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 409 (16.02%) Windows
16 390 (15.28%) Java
17 388 (15.20%) MVC
18 352 (13.79%) MS Excel
19 344 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 331 (12.97%) Degree
21 312 (12.22%) jQuery
22 291 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
23 276 (10.81%) Scrum
24 253 (9.91%) OO
25 232 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
26 228 (8.93%) Web Services
26 228 (8.93%) .NET Framework
27 223 (8.73%) XML
28 208 (8.15%) ITIL
29 204 (7.99%) Data Warehouse

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
1 116 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 101 (3.96%) IIS
3 85 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 60 (2.35%) SAS
5 55 (2.15%) Confluence
6 53 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 51 (2.00%) CMS
8 48 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 44 (1.72%) JBoss
10 39 (1.53%) MS Exchange
11 27 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (0.98%) OpenStack
13 24 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (0.90%) Apache
14 23 (0.90%) CloudStack
15 21 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
16 19 (0.74%) Skype for Business
17 16 (0.63%) WordPress
18 15 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 352 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 108 (4.23%) MS Office
3 24 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.24%) SPSS
7 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 33 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (0.86%) Magento
4 17 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.59%) Lorenzo
6 15 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
7 13 (0.51%) Demantra
7 13 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.51%) Oracle ASCP
8 12 (0.47%) Visualfiles
9 11 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (0.39%) Infor M3
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
12 8 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 131 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.84%) Office 365
4 24 (0.94%) IaaS
4 24 (0.94%) PaaS
5 22 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
5 22 (0.86%) SaaS
6 19 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.39%) 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 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.078%) Route 53
13 2 (0.078%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.13%) Firewall
2 73 (2.86%) SAN
3 64 (2.51%) Internet
4 40 (1.57%) HTTP
5 39 (1.53%) DNS
6 27 (1.06%) DHCP
6 27 (1.06%) LAN
7 22 (0.86%) VPN
8 21 (0.82%) FTP
8 21 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 18 (0.71%) VLAN
10 16 (0.63%) WAN
11 15 (0.59%) NAS
12 14 (0.55%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.35%) SNMP
14 8 (0.31%) VoIP
15 7 (0.27%) IPv6
15 7 (0.27%) MPLS
15 7 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (0.24%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1015 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 410 (16.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 344 (13.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 291 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 204 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
6 200 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 183 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 170 (6.66%) Relational Database
9 146 (5.72%) SQL Server 2014
10 142 (5.56%) MySQL
11 102 (4.00%) Oracle Database
12 89 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 86 (3.37%) NoSQL
14 78 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
15 76 (2.98%) QlikView
16 62 (2.43%) MongoDB
17 61 (2.39%) RDBMS
18 49 (1.92%) Big Data
19 44 (1.72%) Power BI
20 42 (1.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 189 (7.40%) Visual Studio
2 182 (7.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 146 (5.72%) JIRA
4 140 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 96 (3.76%) Selenium
6 63 (2.47%) Subversion
7 61 (2.39%) JUnit
8 59 (2.31%) NUnit
9 52 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 51 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
11 44 (1.72%) MSTest
12 40 (1.57%) Jenkins
13 35 (1.37%) Maven
14 30 (1.18%) Cucumber
15 28 (1.10%) Eclipse
16 21 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 20 (0.78%) TeamCity
18 17 (0.67%) SoapUI
19 15 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
19 15 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 532 (20.84%) Finance
2 118 (4.62%) Retail
3 89 (3.49%) Banking
4 79 (3.09%) Marketing
5 76 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 74 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 65 (2.55%) Legal
8 44 (1.72%) Games
9 41 (1.61%) Law
10 30 (1.18%) Advertising
10 30 (1.18%) Back Office
11 26 (1.02%) Billing
12 13 (0.51%) Publishing
13 11 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.35%) Electronics
15 8 (0.31%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.24%) French Language
16 6 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.20%) Local Government
17 5 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1253 (49.08%) Developer
2 579 (22.68%) Analyst
3 428 (16.76%) .NET Developer
4 354 (13.87%) C# Developer
4 354 (13.87%) SQL Developer
5 277 (10.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 187 (7.32%) DBA
7 169 (6.62%) SQL DBA
8 168 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 166 (6.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 164 (6.42%) Senior Developer
11 163 (6.38%) Java Developer
12 151 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 140 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 129 (5.05%) Applications Support
15 125 (4.90%) SQL Analyst
16 113 (4.43%) Support Analyst
17 104 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
17 104 (4.07%) Software Engineer
18 83 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 915 (35.84%) .NET
2 539 (21.11%) HTML
3 503 (19.70%) ASP.NET
4 465 (18.21%) CSS
5 312 (12.22%) jQuery
6 228 (8.93%) .NET Framework
6 228 (8.93%) Web Services
7 223 (8.73%) XML
8 190 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 188 (7.36%) WCF
10 174 (6.82%) HTML5
11 117 (4.58%) Spring
12 113 (4.43%) LINQ
13 111 (4.35%) AngularJS
14 99 (3.88%) Entity Framework
15 96 (3.76%) CSS3
15 96 (3.76%) SOAP
16 92 (3.60%) WPF
17 89 (3.49%) REST
18 87 (3.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 232 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (5.52%) Replication
3 118 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 105 (4.11%) iPad
5 86 (3.37%) Clustering
6 77 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 76 (2.98%) Visualisation
8 73 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
9 72 (2.82%) N-Tier
10 65 (2.55%) Mathematics
11 64 (2.51%) Mobile App
12 61 (2.39%) Data Centre
13 34 (1.33%) User Experience
14 25 (0.98%) Data Structures
15 22 (0.86%) Wiki
16 21 (0.82%) Statistics
17 19 (0.74%) W3C
18 17 (0.67%) Credit Risk
19 16 (0.63%) Data Integration
19 16 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 409 (16.02%) Windows
2 197 (7.72%) Linux
3 158 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 142 (5.56%) Unix
5 94 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (2.04%) Android
8 50 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 22 (0.86%) CentOS
10 22 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 21 (0.82%) AIX
12 13 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.35%) Solaris
13 9 (0.35%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.27%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (16.26%) Business Intelligence
3 388 (15.20%) MVC
4 276 (10.81%) Scrum
5 253 (9.91%) OO
6 208 (8.15%) ITIL
7 203 (7.95%) TDD
8 196 (7.68%) Software Engineering
9 175 (6.85%) Project Management
10 168 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
10 168 (6.58%) Web Development
11 164 (6.42%) E-Commerce
12 158 (6.19%) ETL
13 144 (5.64%) SDLC
14 137 (5.37%) Unit Testing
15 129 (5.05%) Mentoring
16 122 (4.78%) Analytics
17 117 (4.58%) CRM
18 110 (4.31%) High Availability
19 107 (4.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 788 (30.87%) C#
2 608 (23.82%) T-SQL
3 575 (22.52%) JavaScript
4 390 (15.28%) Java
5 186 (7.29%) PL/SQL
6 153 (5.99%) VB.NET
7 115 (4.50%) VBA
8 113 (4.43%) PHP
9 92 (3.60%) C++
10 91 (3.56%) PowerShell
11 88 (3.45%) VB
12 84 (3.29%) Python
13 45 (1.76%) Bash Shell
13 45 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 35 (1.37%) Ruby
14 35 (1.37%) VB6
15 29 (1.14%) TypeScript
16 26 (1.02%) C
17 20 (0.78%) VBScript
18 17 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 331 (12.97%) Degree
2 84 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (1.88%) ISEB
4 46 (1.80%) ISTQB
5 29 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 25 (0.98%) MCSE
7 21 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.55%) HND
10 13 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.47%) MCITP
12 11 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (0.39%) CCNA
14 8 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.31%) MCSA
14 8 (0.31%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.31%) PMP
14 8 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.27%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.07%) QA
2 40 (1.57%) SLA
3 22 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.31%) WAI
8 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.12%) COBIT
9 3 (0.12%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.078%) SEPA
System Software
1 115 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 43 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.29%) vSphere
4 26 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.98%) XenApp
6 23 (0.90%) Xen
6 23 (0.90%) XenServer
7 22 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.35%) Docker
12 7 (0.27%) SRDF
13 6 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.24%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.12%) Firmware
14 3 (0.12%) Varnish
15 2 (0.078%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (1.84%) Puppet
2 38 (1.49%) Nagios
3 34 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (1.18%) SCOM
5 24 (0.94%) Cobbler
5 24 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
5 24 (0.94%) SCOrch
6 23 (0.90%) LiteSpeed
6 23 (0.90%) Tivoli
7 22 (0.86%) EdgeSight
7 22 (0.86%) SCCM
8 19 (0.74%) Data Guard
8 19 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
9 15 (0.59%) WSUS
10 14 (0.55%) WMI
11 13 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (0.39%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
13 9 (0.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 599 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 413 (16.18%) Oracle
3 92 (3.60%) VMware
4 79 (3.09%) HP
4 79 (3.09%) IBM
4 79 (3.09%) Tableau
5 59 (2.31%) Cisco
6 48 (1.88%) Google
7 40 (1.57%) Citrix
7 40 (1.57%) Cognos
8 35 (1.37%) SAP
9 33 (1.29%) Remedy
10 30 (1.18%) RedGate
11 27 (1.06%) Adobe
11 27 (1.06%) EMC
11 27 (1.06%) Teradata
12 23 (0.90%) EnterpriseDB
13 20 (0.78%) ATG
14 19 (0.74%) Dell
14 19 (0.74%) hybris
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