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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / North West
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1438 1270 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.25% 22.52% 21.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.58% 44.84% 43.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1127 1349
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,700 £50,000
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
3458 2832 3519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.31% 50.21% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2983 2430 3085
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 February 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 25 February 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 0 840 £42,500 +6.25% 150
Cheshire +3 266 £40,000 +6.66% 79
Merseyside 0 165 £37,500 +11.11% 17
Lancashire 0 149 £33,500 +3.07% 33
Cumbria -1 1 £30,000 -12.40%
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1289 (42.84%) SQL Server
2 1045 (34.73%) .NET
3 934 (31.04%) C#
4 896 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
5 845 (28.08%) Microsoft
6 758 (25.19%) JavaScript
7 692 (23.00%) HTML
8 585 (19.44%) CSS
9 580 (19.28%) ASP.NET
10 567 (18.84%) MVC
11 563 (18.71%) T-SQL
12 558 (18.54%) Finance
13 492 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
14 484 (16.09%) Java
15 483 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 436 (14.49%) MS Excel
17 430 (14.29%) Oracle
18 426 (14.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 404 (13.43%) jQuery
20 359 (11.93%) Windows
21 345 (11.47%) Software Engineering
22 327 (10.87%) Degree
23 324 (10.77%) Web Services
24 309 (10.27%) Linux
25 301 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
26 290 (9.64%) Scrum
27 285 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
28 270 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
29 269 (8.94%) OO
30 268 (8.91%) 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
1 106 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 105 (3.49%) IIS
3 87 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 61 (2.03%) SAS
5 57 (1.89%) JBoss
6 49 (1.63%) CMS
7 44 (1.46%) Apache
8 38 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
8 38 (1.26%) Umbraco
9 37 (1.23%) MS Exchange
10 36 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 35 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 34 (1.13%) OpenStack
13 33 (1.10%) CloudStack
14 23 (0.76%) Apache Spark
15 22 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
16 19 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
17 15 (0.50%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.40%) nginx
19 11 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 436 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 98 (3.26%) MS Office
3 21 (0.70%) SPSS
4 10 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.100%) MS Project
6 3 (0.100%) Stata
7 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.033%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 42 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.50%) Oracle ASCP
7 11 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
7 11 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 11 (0.37%) Visualfiles
8 10 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.30%) SAP Business One
10 8 (0.27%) Magento
10 8 (0.27%) OpenText MBPM
10 8 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
10 8 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 173 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 164 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (1.60%) Office 365
4 44 (1.46%) SaaS
5 27 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (0.83%) GitHub
7 23 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (0.66%) PaaS
9 15 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.37%) IaaS
11 10 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
12 4 (0.13%) Force.com
12 4 (0.13%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.100%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.100%) Azure Machine Learning
13 3 (0.100%) Google Play
13 3 (0.100%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.100%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.16%) Firewall
2 91 (3.02%) DNS
3 62 (2.06%) Internet
4 52 (1.73%) HTTP
5 43 (1.43%) SAN
5 43 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 37 (1.23%) DHCP
6 37 (1.23%) WAN
7 30 (1.00%) VLAN
8 29 (0.96%) LAN
9 28 (0.93%) VPN
10 20 (0.66%) VoIP
11 17 (0.56%) Intranet
12 16 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (0.50%) NAS
14 14 (0.47%) Broadband
14 14 (0.47%) MPLS
15 12 (0.40%) Ethernet
15 12 (0.40%) SNMP
16 11 (0.37%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1289 (42.84%) SQL Server
2 483 (16.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 426 (14.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 285 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 256 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 241 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 240 (7.98%) MySQL
8 173 (5.75%) Relational Database
9 145 (4.82%) NoSQL
10 133 (4.42%) Big Data
11 110 (3.66%) Oracle Database
12 104 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 100 (3.32%) SQL Server 2014
14 95 (3.16%) Hadoop
15 93 (3.09%) MongoDB
16 84 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
17 76 (2.53%) Power BI
18 64 (2.13%) RDBMS
19 62 (2.06%) QlikView
20 54 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 195 (6.48%) Git (software)
2 183 (6.08%) Visual Studio
3 144 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 119 (3.95%) JIRA
5 103 (3.42%) Subversion
6 96 (3.19%) NUnit
7 86 (2.86%) Selenium
8 68 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 67 (2.23%) JUnit
10 42 (1.40%) MSTest
11 40 (1.33%) Mercurial
12 39 (1.30%) Maven
13 32 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
15 25 (0.83%) Eclipse
15 25 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 17 (0.56%) TeamCity
16 17 (0.56%) WebDriver
17 16 (0.53%) Ant
17 16 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 558 (18.54%) Finance
2 130 (4.32%) Marketing
3 118 (3.92%) Retail
4 95 (3.16%) Legal
5 91 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 87 (2.89%) Banking
7 60 (1.99%) Advertising
8 56 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 45 (1.50%) Games
10 41 (1.36%) Law
11 22 (0.73%) Back Office
12 21 (0.70%) Billing
13 19 (0.63%) Electronics
13 19 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
15 15 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.47%) Automotive
17 10 (0.33%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.17%) Publishing
19 3 (0.100%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1488 (49.45%) Developer
2 533 (17.71%) Analyst
3 482 (16.02%) .NET Developer
4 407 (13.53%) C# Developer
5 405 (13.46%) SQL Developer
6 313 (10.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 278 (9.24%) Senior Developer
8 229 (7.61%) Java Developer
9 193 (6.41%) Software Developer
10 185 (6.15%) DBA
11 168 (5.58%) SQL DBA
12 167 (5.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 150 (4.99%) Support Analyst
14 146 (4.85%) SQL Analyst
15 141 (4.69%) Applications Support
16 139 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 136 (4.52%) Software Engineer
18 107 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
19 106 (3.52%) SQL Server Developer
20 104 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1045 (34.73%) .NET
2 692 (23.00%) HTML
3 585 (19.44%) CSS
4 580 (19.28%) ASP.NET
5 404 (13.43%) jQuery
6 324 (10.77%) Web Services
7 270 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 252 (8.37%) XML
9 250 (8.31%) .NET Framework
10 223 (7.41%) AngularJS
11 222 (7.38%) WCF
12 169 (5.62%) Spring
13 154 (5.12%) HTML5
14 151 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 138 (4.59%) WPF
16 130 (4.32%) Entity Framework
17 120 (3.99%) REST
18 113 (3.76%) RESTful
19 112 (3.72%) Hibernate
20 101 (3.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 301 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (6.48%) iPad
3 146 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 81 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 81 (2.69%) Replication
5 76 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 74 (2.46%) Clustering
7 69 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 52 (1.73%) User Experience
10 50 (1.66%) iSeries
11 49 (1.63%) Data Centre
12 46 (1.53%) Data Structures
13 37 (1.23%) Xbox
14 31 (1.03%) AS400
14 31 (1.03%) N-Tier
15 25 (0.83%) Driving Licence
16 20 (0.66%) Mainframe
17 14 (0.47%) NHS
17 14 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 359 (11.93%) Windows
2 309 (10.27%) Linux
3 184 (6.11%) Unix
4 158 (5.25%) Windows Server
5 55 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 47 (1.56%) Android
8 46 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 25 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (0.60%) CentOS
12 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.53%) AIX
13 16 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 15 (0.50%) Solaris
15 11 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.33%) Debian
16 10 (0.33%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.30%) HPUX
18 3 (0.100%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (18.84%) MVC
3 492 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
4 345 (11.47%) Software Engineering
5 290 (9.64%) Scrum
6 269 (8.94%) OO
7 268 (8.91%) TDD
8 235 (7.81%) ETL
9 229 (7.61%) Web Development
10 225 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
11 218 (7.24%) SDLC
12 205 (6.81%) E-Commerce
13 181 (6.02%) ITIL
14 180 (5.98%) Unit Testing
15 168 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
16 160 (5.32%) Analytics
17 145 (4.82%) Data Modelling
18 131 (4.35%) DevOps
19 124 (4.12%) CRM
20 123 (4.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 934 (31.04%) C#
2 758 (25.19%) JavaScript
3 563 (18.71%) T-SQL
4 484 (16.09%) Java
5 187 (6.21%) PHP
6 159 (5.28%) Python
7 147 (4.89%) VB.NET
8 134 (4.45%) PL/SQL
9 133 (4.42%) C++
10 102 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 96 (3.19%) VBA
12 69 (2.29%) Ruby
13 67 (2.23%) Shell Script
14 65 (2.16%) C
15 62 (2.06%) VB
16 58 (1.93%) Perl
17 52 (1.73%) Bash Shell
18 47 (1.56%) R
19 42 (1.40%) RPG
20 26 (0.86%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 327 (10.87%) Degree
2 88 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 51 (1.69%) ISEB
5 44 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 37 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 33 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (0.93%) PhD
9 27 (0.90%) MCSE
10 25 (0.83%) MCITP
11 21 (0.70%) CCNP
12 20 (0.66%) MCSA
13 16 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (0.43%) MCTS
15 11 (0.37%) HND
16 10 (0.33%) CCSE
16 10 (0.33%) DBS Check
16 10 (0.33%) HNC
16 10 (0.33%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (4.39%) QA
2 48 (1.60%) SLA
3 45 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 34 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 30 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.63%) WAI
7 17 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.33%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.13%) IFRS
10 4 (0.13%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.100%) PMO
11 3 (0.100%) SDET
12 2 (0.066%) COBIT
12 2 (0.066%) IAS 39
13 1 (0.033%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.033%) GCP
13 1 (0.033%) HL7
System Software
1 126 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 68 (2.26%) Hyper-V
2 68 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (2.03%) vSphere
4 33 (1.10%) Xen
4 33 (1.10%) XenServer
5 31 (1.03%) Docker
6 19 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.33%) Postfix
9 10 (0.33%) qmail
9 10 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.23%) Firmware
11 7 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.100%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 74 (2.46%) Puppet
2 61 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (1.26%) Nagios
4 37 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 29 (0.96%) Cobbler
6 25 (0.83%) SCOM
7 23 (0.76%) WSUS
8 22 (0.73%) SCCM
9 16 (0.53%) Ansible
10 13 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (0.40%) HP SIM
12 10 (0.33%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.30%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (0.30%) Ganglia
13 9 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (0.30%) Netcool
13 9 (0.30%) OpenNMS
13 9 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 9 (0.30%) RANCID
Vendors
1 845 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 430 (14.29%) Oracle
3 133 (4.42%) VMware
4 105 (3.49%) Tableau
5 82 (2.73%) Google
6 77 (2.56%) IBM
7 66 (2.19%) Cisco
8 51 (1.69%) SAP
9 49 (1.63%) HP
10 41 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (1.10%) EnterpriseDB
11 33 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 31 (1.03%) Citrix
13 29 (0.96%) Cognos
14 26 (0.86%) Informatica
15 25 (0.83%) Sage
16 24 (0.80%) Siebel
17 22 (0.73%) Xamarin
18 21 (0.70%) NetApp
19 17 (0.56%) PayPal
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
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Greywood Associates Limited
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