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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1301 1479 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.22% 22.46% 24.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.46% 43.32% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1284 1422
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
3138 3414 3847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.60% 51.85% 54.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2719 2885 3231
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 794 £40,000 +6.66% 163
Cheshire 0 218 £35,000 -10.25% 51
Merseyside -1 130 £37,500 - 35
Lancashire -2 89 £37,500 - 29
Cumbria -1 18 £27,500 -15.38% 5
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1021 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 920 (35.78%) .NET
3 800 (31.12%) C#
4 712 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
5 620 (24.12%) T-SQL
6 613 (23.84%) JavaScript
7 591 (22.99%) Microsoft
8 556 (21.63%) HTML
9 521 (20.26%) Finance
10 515 (20.03%) ASP.NET
11 482 (18.75%) CSS
12 425 (16.53%) Oracle
13 421 (16.37%) Business Intelligence
14 417 (16.22%) MVC
15 399 (15.52%) Java
16 390 (15.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 380 (14.78%) Windows
18 352 (13.69%) MS Excel
19 334 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 321 (12.49%) jQuery
21 312 (12.14%) Degree
22 295 (11.47%) Scrum
23 259 (10.07%) SQL Server 2008
24 245 (9.53%) OO
25 244 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
26 227 (8.83%) XML
27 225 (8.75%) Web Services
28 221 (8.60%) .NET Framework
29 214 (8.32%) Data Warehouse
30 211 (8.21%) TDD

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 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 97 (3.77%) IIS
3 92 (3.58%) WebSphere
4 56 (2.18%) WebLogic
5 54 (2.10%) JBoss
6 53 (2.06%) CMS
7 49 (1.91%) SAS
8 47 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 41 (1.59%) Confluence
10 32 (1.24%) MS Exchange
11 27 (1.05%) OpenStack
12 26 (1.01%) Apache
13 25 (0.97%) CloudStack
13 25 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (0.78%) Umbraco
15 16 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (0.54%) WordPress
17 12 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 352 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 114 (4.43%) MS Office
3 26 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.35%) SPSS
6 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.12%) MS Project
8 2 (0.078%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 40 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (0.89%) Magento
4 20 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
6 16 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.54%) Demantra
7 14 (0.54%) Oracle ASCP
8 12 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
10 10 (0.39%) Infor M3
10 10 (0.39%) Lorenzo
10 10 (0.39%) Visualfiles
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
11 9 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 127 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.67%) Office 365
4 27 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
6 19 (0.74%) SaaS
7 17 (0.66%) IaaS
8 16 (0.62%) PaaS
9 14 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.47%) GitHub
11 5 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.12%) AdWords
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.078%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.50%) Firewall
2 63 (2.45%) Internet
3 58 (2.26%) SAN
4 48 (1.87%) DNS
5 35 (1.36%) HTTP
6 25 (0.97%) DHCP
7 23 (0.89%) FTP
7 23 (0.89%) LAN
7 23 (0.89%) VLAN
7 23 (0.89%) VPN
8 22 (0.86%) TCP/IP
9 17 (0.66%) WAN
10 14 (0.54%) NAS
10 14 (0.54%) SNMP
11 13 (0.51%) HTTPS
11 13 (0.51%) VoIP
12 10 (0.39%) IPv6
12 10 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.39%) Wireless
13 9 (0.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1021 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 390 (15.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 334 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 259 (10.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 214 (8.32%) Data Warehouse
6 190 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 180 (7.00%) Relational Database
8 169 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 160 (6.22%) MySQL
10 150 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 106 (4.12%) Oracle Database
12 86 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
13 84 (3.27%) NoSQL
14 83 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 74 (2.88%) QlikView
16 73 (2.84%) MongoDB
17 63 (2.45%) RDBMS
18 53 (2.06%) Big Data
19 43 (1.67%) DB2
19 43 (1.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 184 (7.16%) Visual Studio
2 165 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 149 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 135 (5.25%) JIRA
5 100 (3.89%) Selenium
6 74 (2.88%) Subversion
7 56 (2.18%) JUnit
8 53 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 52 (2.02%) NUnit
10 51 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
11 45 (1.75%) Jenkins
12 38 (1.48%) MSTest
13 35 (1.36%) Maven
14 34 (1.32%) Eclipse
15 28 (1.09%) Cucumber
16 19 (0.74%) TeamCity
17 18 (0.70%) Ant
18 17 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 14 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
19 14 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 521 (20.26%) Finance
2 113 (4.40%) Retail
3 80 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 78 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 77 (2.99%) Banking
6 74 (2.88%) Legal
6 74 (2.88%) Marketing
7 49 (1.91%) Games
8 46 (1.79%) Law
9 34 (1.32%) Advertising
10 31 (1.21%) Billing
11 15 (0.58%) Back Office
12 14 (0.54%) Electronics
13 13 (0.51%) Publishing
14 9 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.31%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.23%) French Language
16 6 (0.23%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1280 (49.79%) Developer
2 566 (22.01%) Analyst
3 455 (17.70%) .NET Developer
4 376 (14.62%) SQL Developer
5 366 (14.24%) C# Developer
6 294 (11.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 198 (7.70%) DBA
8 175 (6.81%) Java Developer
8 175 (6.81%) Software Developer
9 173 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
10 172 (6.69%) Senior Developer
11 168 (6.53%) SQL DBA
12 146 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 144 (5.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 135 (5.25%) Applications Support
15 127 (4.94%) Support Analyst
16 117 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
17 106 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
18 103 (4.01%) Junior
19 96 (3.73%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 920 (35.78%) .NET
2 556 (21.63%) HTML
3 515 (20.03%) ASP.NET
4 482 (18.75%) CSS
5 321 (12.49%) jQuery
6 227 (8.83%) XML
7 225 (8.75%) Web Services
8 221 (8.60%) .NET Framework
9 197 (7.66%) WCF
10 191 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 183 (7.12%) HTML5
12 129 (5.02%) Spring
13 112 (4.36%) AngularJS
14 110 (4.28%) JSON
15 107 (4.16%) LINQ
16 105 (4.08%) SOAP
17 98 (3.81%) RESTful
18 96 (3.73%) CSS3
19 90 (3.50%) WPF
20 89 (3.46%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 244 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (5.17%) Replication
3 124 (4.82%) iPad
4 109 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 81 (3.15%) Clustering
6 74 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 73 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 73 (2.84%) Mobile App
8 67 (2.61%) Visualisation
9 58 (2.26%) Mathematics
10 56 (2.18%) Data Centre
11 54 (2.10%) N-Tier
12 30 (1.17%) User Experience
13 26 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 24 (0.93%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.78%) Statistics
16 18 (0.70%) W3C
17 16 (0.62%) iSeries
18 15 (0.58%) Data Extraction
19 14 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 380 (14.78%) Windows
2 208 (8.09%) Linux
3 161 (6.26%) Unix
4 151 (5.87%) Windows Server
5 97 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (2.14%) Android
8 41 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 41 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (0.86%) AIX
10 20 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.70%) CentOS
12 13 (0.51%) Solaris
13 9 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.35%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.27%) Debian
15 7 (0.27%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 712 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (16.37%) Business Intelligence
3 417 (16.22%) MVC
4 295 (11.47%) Scrum
5 245 (9.53%) OO
6 211 (8.21%) TDD
7 195 (7.58%) Software Engineering
8 192 (7.47%) ITIL
9 180 (7.00%) Web Development
10 179 (6.96%) ETL
11 166 (6.46%) E-Commerce
12 163 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
13 147 (5.72%) SDLC
13 147 (5.72%) Unit Testing
14 141 (5.48%) Project Management
15 128 (4.98%) Analytics
16 126 (4.90%) CRM
17 121 (4.71%) Mentoring
18 109 (4.24%) Data Modelling
19 100 (3.89%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 800 (31.12%) C#
2 620 (24.12%) T-SQL
3 613 (23.84%) JavaScript
4 399 (15.52%) Java
5 193 (7.51%) PL/SQL
6 151 (5.87%) VB.NET
7 125 (4.86%) PHP
8 114 (4.43%) VBA
9 96 (3.73%) C++
10 94 (3.66%) Python
11 82 (3.19%) PowerShell
12 80 (3.11%) VB
13 51 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 49 (1.91%) Bash Shell
15 42 (1.63%) Ruby
16 29 (1.13%) C
17 25 (0.97%) Perl
18 22 (0.86%) TypeScript
19 21 (0.82%) VB6
20 17 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 312 (12.14%) Degree
2 81 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (1.87%) ISTQB
4 35 (1.36%) ISEB
4 35 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 27 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 19 (0.74%) MCSE
7 17 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (0.58%) HND
9 14 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.31%) PMP
11 7 (0.27%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.27%) MCSA
11 7 (0.27%) OCP
11 7 (0.27%) PhD
12 6 (0.23%) CCNA
12 6 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (4.01%) QA
2 35 (1.36%) SLA
3 29 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.31%) WAI
8 3 (0.12%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.078%) COBIT
10 1 (0.039%) SAS 70
System Software
1 120 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.21%) vSphere
4 28 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (0.97%) Xen
6 25 (0.97%) XenServer
7 20 (0.78%) XenApp
8 18 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.31%) Docker
12 6 (0.23%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.23%) Varnish
13 5 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.12%) SRDF
14 3 (0.12%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.078%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 58 (2.26%) Puppet
2 39 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (1.40%) Nagios
4 32 (1.24%) SCOM
5 30 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 26 (1.01%) Cobbler
7 25 (0.97%) Tivoli
8 24 (0.93%) Data Guard
8 24 (0.93%) SCCM
9 21 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
10 19 (0.74%) SCOrch
11 17 (0.66%) WMI
12 16 (0.62%) LiteSpeed
13 14 (0.54%) Cacti
13 14 (0.54%) EdgeSight
14 11 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.35%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.35%) WSUS
16 8 (0.31%) OpenNMS
16 8 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 591 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 425 (16.53%) Oracle
3 93 (3.62%) VMware
4 76 (2.96%) IBM
4 76 (2.96%) Tableau
5 73 (2.84%) HP
6 58 (2.26%) Cisco
7 49 (1.91%) Google
8 41 (1.59%) Cognos
9 36 (1.40%) SAP
10 33 (1.28%) Citrix
11 31 (1.21%) RedGate
12 30 (1.17%) Remedy
13 28 (1.09%) Adobe
14 25 (0.97%) EnterpriseDB
15 23 (0.89%) iManage
16 22 (0.86%) EMC
17 21 (0.82%) ATG
17 21 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
18 20 (0.78%) hybris
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Holidays
Posted: 4 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Market Leading Salaries + 10% bonus, 5% pension, car or allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Inc Great Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + on call allowance + bonus + great
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + on call allowance + bonus + great
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary Based on Experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £500000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday