Period
to 18 January 2022

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 193 145 191
Rank change year-on-year -48 +46 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 54 26 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.99% 0.85% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.88% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 53 25 50
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% +1.69%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £68,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 5,145 2,943 5,457
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.18% 96.71% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,916 2,631 4,431
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Manchester

SQL Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Developer in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Developer in Manchester

SQL Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Manchester

SQL Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 2 £40,000 -
SQL Developer
North West

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, SQL Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
3 20 (37.04%) C#
3 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 17 (31.48%) .NET
5 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
6 16 (29.63%) MVC
7 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 14 (25.93%) Windows
9 13 (24.07%) RESTful
9 13 (24.07%) Analytics
10 12 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 12 (22.22%) C++
10 12 (22.22%) Sophos
10 12 (22.22%) Python
10 12 (22.22%) Pair Programming
10 12 (22.22%) Secure Coding
10 12 (22.22%) React
10 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (22.22%) Project Roadmap
11 11 (20.37%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (20.37%) Azure
12 10 (18.52%) Microservices

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Azure
2 3 (5.56%) AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (16.67%) OLTP
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.56%) OLAP
5 3 (5.56%) Power BI
5 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.70%) Biml
6 2 (3.70%) Blockchain
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (3.70%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Artifactory
1 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Social Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) RESTful
3 12 (22.22%) React
4 10 (18.52%) .NET Core
4 10 (18.52%) Google Maps API
5 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.56%) CSS
6 3 (5.56%) HTML
6 3 (5.56%) jQuery
6 3 (5.56%) SOAP
6 3 (5.56%) Web Services
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.70%) Blazor
7 2 (3.70%) Classic ASP
7 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.70%) LDAP
7 2 (3.70%) Smart Contracts
7 2 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.70%) FMCG
3 2 (3.70%) Housing Association
3 2 (3.70%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.63%) MVC
4 13 (24.07%) Analytics
5 12 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (22.22%) Pair Programming
5 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (22.22%) Project Roadmap
5 12 (22.22%) Secure Coding
5 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 10 (18.52%) ETL
6 10 (18.52%) Microservices
7 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.26%) DevOps
9 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Development
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) C#
3 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) C++
4 12 (22.22%) Python
4 12 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 2 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Sophos
3 10 (18.52%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) RedGate
5 1 (1.85%) Informatica
5 1 (1.85%) Talend