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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / North West
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1424 1241 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.02% 22.43% 22.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.08% 45.49% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1092 1353
Median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
3466 2728 3496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.46% 49.30% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3009 2331 3093
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 0 814 £42,500 +6.25% 133
Cheshire +1 251 £37,500 - 59
Merseyside +1 187 £35,000 -6.66% 33
Lancashire 0 159 £33,500 +3.07% 30
Cumbria -3 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 1283 (42.84%) SQL Server
2 1011 (33.76%) .NET
3 908 (30.32%) C#
4 885 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 835 (27.88%) Microsoft
6 724 (24.17%) JavaScript
7 628 (20.97%) HTML
8 591 (19.73%) T-SQL
9 563 (18.80%) ASP.NET
10 557 (18.60%) Finance
11 550 (18.36%) CSS
12 534 (17.83%) MVC
13 488 (16.29%) Java
14 483 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 476 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
16 433 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 429 (14.32%) MS Excel
18 427 (14.26%) Oracle
19 383 (12.79%) jQuery
20 373 (12.45%) Software Engineering
21 372 (12.42%) Windows
22 304 (10.15%) Web Services
23 300 (10.02%) Linux
24 295 (9.85%) Degree
24 295 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
25 293 (9.78%) Scrum
26 280 (9.35%) TDD
27 277 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
28 272 (9.08%) OO
29 261 (8.71%) XML

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
1 118 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 116 (3.87%) IIS
3 74 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 62 (2.07%) JBoss
5 58 (1.94%) SAS
6 47 (1.57%) Apache
6 47 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 43 (1.44%) CMS
8 42 (1.40%) MS Exchange
8 42 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 40 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
10 34 (1.14%) Umbraco
11 33 (1.10%) OpenStack
12 32 (1.07%) CloudStack
13 28 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (0.83%) Apache Spark
15 17 (0.57%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
17 15 (0.50%) Confluence
18 14 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 429 (14.32%) MS Excel
2 111 (3.71%) MS Office
3 20 (0.67%) SPSS
4 9 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.13%) Stata
7 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.033%) HipChat
9 1 (0.033%) MS Project
9 1 (0.033%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 39 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.50%) Oracle ASCP
7 12 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
7 12 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 11 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.30%) Magento
9 9 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
9 9 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.30%) Visualfiles
10 8 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
10 8 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
10 8 (0.27%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 179 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.50%) Office 365
4 38 (1.27%) SaaS
5 28 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.80%) GitHub
7 23 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (0.73%) PaaS
9 16 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.30%) IaaS
12 8 (0.27%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
13 4 (0.13%) Force.com
13 4 (0.13%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (0.10%) iPaaS
15 2 (0.067%) Sumo Logic
15 2 (0.067%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 105 (3.51%) Firewall
2 101 (3.37%) DNS
3 61 (2.04%) Internet
4 56 (1.87%) HTTP
5 49 (1.64%) SAN
6 47 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 38 (1.27%) WAN
8 34 (1.14%) VPN
9 33 (1.10%) DHCP
10 30 (1.00%) VLAN
11 28 (0.93%) VoIP
12 26 (0.87%) LAN
13 20 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (0.63%) NAS
15 18 (0.60%) Broadband
16 17 (0.57%) SNMP
17 15 (0.50%) FTP
17 15 (0.50%) Intranet
17 15 (0.50%) IPv6
18 14 (0.47%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1283 (42.84%) SQL Server
2 483 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 433 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 277 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
5 256 (8.55%) MySQL
6 244 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 237 (7.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 193 (6.44%) Relational Database
9 167 (5.58%) NoSQL
10 142 (4.74%) Big Data
11 112 (3.74%) Oracle Database
12 110 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
13 107 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 106 (3.54%) MongoDB
15 89 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 87 (2.90%) Hadoop
17 83 (2.77%) RDBMS
18 63 (2.10%) Power BI
19 61 (2.04%) QlikView
20 59 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 207 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 178 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 176 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 138 (4.61%) JIRA
5 111 (3.71%) Subversion
6 99 (3.31%) NUnit
7 87 (2.90%) Selenium
8 82 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 66 (2.20%) JUnit
10 46 (1.54%) MSTest
11 43 (1.44%) Eclipse
12 42 (1.40%) Maven
13 39 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 38 (1.27%) Mercurial
15 26 (0.87%) Ant
16 23 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 19 (0.63%) Gradle
17 19 (0.63%) SoapUI
18 17 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
19 16 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 557 (18.60%) Finance
2 117 (3.91%) Marketing
3 110 (3.67%) Retail
4 96 (3.21%) Legal
5 86 (2.87%) Banking
6 78 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 62 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 57 (1.90%) Advertising
9 49 (1.64%) Law
10 44 (1.47%) Games
11 32 (1.07%) Billing
12 20 (0.67%) Back Office
13 19 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
15 16 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.50%) Electronics
17 9 (0.30%) Automotive
17 9 (0.30%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.10%) French Language
19 2 (0.067%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1433 (47.85%) Developer
2 535 (17.86%) Analyst
3 472 (15.76%) .NET Developer
4 409 (13.66%) SQL Developer
5 402 (13.42%) C# Developer
6 314 (10.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 266 (8.88%) Senior Developer
8 235 (7.85%) Java Developer
9 229 (7.65%) DBA
10 213 (7.11%) Software Developer
11 203 (6.78%) SQL DBA
12 162 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 158 (5.28%) Applications Support
14 153 (5.11%) Support Analyst
15 150 (5.01%) Software Engineer
15 150 (5.01%) SQL Analyst
16 142 (4.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 104 (3.47%) Applications Support Analyst
18 102 (3.41%) C# Software Developer
19 101 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1011 (33.76%) .NET
2 628 (20.97%) HTML
3 563 (18.80%) ASP.NET
4 550 (18.36%) CSS
5 383 (12.79%) jQuery
6 304 (10.15%) Web Services
7 261 (8.71%) XML
8 252 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 232 (7.75%) .NET Framework
10 219 (7.31%) WCF
11 211 (7.05%) AngularJS
12 181 (6.04%) Spring
13 157 (5.24%) WPF
14 131 (4.37%) Hibernate
15 129 (4.31%) HTML5
16 126 (4.21%) RESTful
17 125 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
17 125 (4.17%) Entity Framework
18 115 (3.84%) REST
19 113 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 295 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (5.84%) iPad
3 142 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.01%) Replication
5 80 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 77 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 68 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 62 (2.07%) Statistics
9 59 (1.97%) Mathematics
10 57 (1.90%) Clustering
11 50 (1.67%) Data Centre
12 49 (1.64%) User Experience
12 49 (1.64%) Visualisation
13 48 (1.60%) Algorithms
14 46 (1.54%) iSeries
15 42 (1.40%) Xbox
16 38 (1.27%) Data Integration
17 37 (1.24%) Data Structures
18 33 (1.10%) N-Tier
19 32 (1.07%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 372 (12.42%) Windows
2 300 (10.02%) Linux
3 173 (5.78%) Unix
4 170 (5.68%) Windows Server
5 79 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (1.57%) Android
7 47 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 33 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 24 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.53%) CentOS
13 12 (0.40%) Solaris
13 12 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 11 (0.37%) Debian
15 10 (0.33%) AIX
16 8 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.20%) HPUX
18 2 (0.067%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (17.83%) MVC
3 476 (15.89%) Business Intelligence
4 373 (12.45%) Software Engineering
5 293 (9.78%) Scrum
6 280 (9.35%) TDD
7 272 (9.08%) OO
8 253 (8.45%) ETL
9 222 (7.41%) SDLC
10 216 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
11 204 (6.81%) Web Development
12 193 (6.44%) ITIL
13 182 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
14 180 (6.01%) E-Commerce
15 175 (5.84%) Unit Testing
16 159 (5.31%) Analytics
17 152 (5.08%) Data Modelling
18 134 (4.47%) Data Analysis
19 122 (4.07%) CRM
20 117 (3.91%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 908 (30.32%) C#
2 724 (24.17%) JavaScript
3 591 (19.73%) T-SQL
4 488 (16.29%) Java
5 196 (6.54%) PHP
6 175 (5.84%) Python
7 153 (5.11%) VB.NET
8 134 (4.47%) PL/SQL
9 122 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 121 (4.04%) C++
11 103 (3.44%) VBA
12 73 (2.44%) Perl
13 72 (2.40%) Shell Script
14 69 (2.30%) Ruby
15 65 (2.17%) VB
16 61 (2.04%) C
17 59 (1.97%) Bash Shell
18 46 (1.54%) R
19 30 (1.00%) RPG
20 25 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 295 (9.85%) Degree
2 107 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (1.84%) ISEB
4 52 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 44 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 37 (1.24%) ISTQB
7 35 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (1.10%) MCSE
9 26 (0.87%) MCITP
10 24 (0.80%) MCSA
11 23 (0.77%) PhD
12 22 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 21 (0.70%) CCNP
14 13 (0.43%) MCTS
14 13 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.37%) HND
15 11 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.37%) Siebel Certification
16 10 (0.33%) CCNA
16 10 (0.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (4.57%) QA
2 50 (1.67%) SLA
3 46 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 41 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 36 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.70%) WAI
7 14 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.23%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.10%) COBIT
10 3 (0.10%) HL7
10 3 (0.10%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.10%) SDET
11 2 (0.067%) IAS 39
System Software
1 141 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 69 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 57 (1.90%) vSphere
5 32 (1.07%) Xen
5 32 (1.07%) XenServer
6 25 (0.83%) Docker
7 23 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.43%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.37%) XenApp
12 10 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.27%) Postfix
13 8 (0.27%) qmail
13 8 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.23%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 77 (2.57%) Puppet
2 57 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (1.40%) Nagios
4 36 (1.20%) SCOM
5 35 (1.17%) Tivoli
6 33 (1.10%) SCCM
7 28 (0.93%) Cobbler
8 25 (0.83%) WSUS
9 19 (0.63%) HP SIM
10 18 (0.60%) SCOrch
11 14 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (0.43%) OpenNMS
12 13 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 13 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 13 (0.43%) RANCID
13 12 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 11 (0.37%) Ansible
14 11 (0.37%) Backup Exec
14 11 (0.37%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 835 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 427 (14.26%) Oracle
3 132 (4.41%) VMware
4 83 (2.77%) Tableau
5 76 (2.54%) Cisco
6 67 (2.24%) IBM
7 62 (2.07%) HP
8 61 (2.04%) Google
9 44 (1.47%) SAP
10 41 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (1.27%) Citrix
12 33 (1.10%) Cognos
13 32 (1.07%) EnterpriseDB
14 28 (0.93%) Red Hat
15 26 (0.87%) Informatica
16 25 (0.83%) NetApp
16 25 (0.83%) Siebel
17 21 (0.70%) Hyperion
17 21 (0.70%) Sage
17 21 (0.70%) Teradata
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Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Acorn Insurance
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38109.00 - £42882.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Very good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
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St. Helens, Merseyside
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
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Winsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Health, Training
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £25,000 + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday