The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 15 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL 3 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 5.00% 41.25% 23.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 58.93% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 7
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £48,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
SQL
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 56 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 60.00% 70.00% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 24
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £30,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

SQL
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL across the Salford region.

SQL Salary Trend in Salford

SQL
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL across the Salford region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

SQL Salary Histogram in Salford

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 20 (74.07%) XML
2 17 (62.96%) Computer Science
3 16 (59.26%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) PL/SQL
4 15 (55.56%) .NET
4 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 15 (55.56%) Degree
4 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (40.74%) C#
6 10 (37.04%) HND
6 10 (37.04%) Workflow
6 10 (37.04%) Telerik
6 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
6 10 (37.04%) JIRA
6 10 (37.04%) QA
6 10 (37.04%) Selenium
6 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
6 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
6 10 (37.04%) WatiN
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) VBA
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (25.93%) VMware
9 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) REST
10 6 (22.22%) XPath

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JIRA
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
1 10 (37.04%) WatiN
2 6 (22.22%) Maven
2 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Tester
2 7 (25.93%) QA Tester
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Automated Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Support Technician
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) IT Support
8 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) XML
2 15 (55.56%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) REST
3 6 (22.22%) Grails
3 6 (22.22%) XSLT
3 6 (22.22%) J2SE
3 6 (22.22%) JMS
3 6 (22.22%) XML Schema
3 6 (22.22%) DOM
3 6 (22.22%) Servlets
3 6 (22.22%) J2EE
3 6 (22.22%) SAX
3 6 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (14.81%) XSL
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Computer Science
2 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Workflow
1 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
1 10 (37.04%) Automated Testing
1 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
2 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 6 (22.22%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Use Case
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) BDD
6 1 (3.70%) MVVM
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
1 16 (59.26%) PL/SQL
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) VBA
4 6 (22.22%) XPath
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) VBScript
5 4 (14.81%) VB
5 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Telerik
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) SYSPRO
6 1 (3.70%) BT
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