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The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 12 August 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 211 147 134
Rank change year-on-year -64 -13 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 52 80 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.90% 1.66% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.80% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 50 75 42
10th Percentile £40,875 £31,250 £37,175
25th Percentile £41,375 £33,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £53,063
90th Percentile £61,875 £58,100 £64,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +17.65%

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 5,457 4,452 2,969
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.07% 92.54% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,828 3,516 2,514
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £31,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +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 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for SQL Developer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, SQL Developer job roles required the following 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 52 (100.00%) SQL
2 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
3 28 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 21 (40.38%) .NET
5 17 (32.69%) ETL
5 17 (32.69%) Azure
6 16 (30.77%) Agile
6 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (28.85%) MVC
8 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (25.00%) C#
8 13 (25.00%) Power Platform
9 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
10 11 (21.15%) Power BI
10 11 (21.15%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (19.23%) Microservices
11 10 (19.23%) React
11 10 (19.23%) .NET Core
11 10 (19.23%) RESTful
11 10 (19.23%) Google Maps API
11 10 (19.23%) Google
12 9 (17.31%) OLTP
12 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
13 8 (15.38%) DevOps
13 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (15.38%) Law

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Azure
2 13 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 6 (11.54%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (9.62%) IaaS
5 4 (7.69%) Snowflake
6 3 (5.77%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (3.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.92%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (1.92%) npm
8 1 (1.92%) NuGet
8 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (21.15%) Power BI
4 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (17.31%) OLTP
5 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (9.62%) Data Lake
7 5 (9.62%) PowerCenter
7 5 (9.62%) Qlik Sense
7 5 (9.62%) QlikView
7 5 (9.62%) Snowflake Schema
8 4 (7.69%) MariaDB
8 4 (7.69%) MySQL
8 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
9 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (3.85%) ThoughtSpot
11 1 (1.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (15.38%) Law
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Legal
3 6 (11.54%) Social Skills
4 5 (9.62%) Electronics
4 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.62%) Marketing
4 5 (9.62%) Public Sector
4 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.69%) Automotive
5 4 (7.69%) Publishing
5 4 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) .NET Core
2 10 (19.23%) Google Maps API
2 10 (19.23%) React
2 10 (19.23%) RESTful
3 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.69%) Classic ASP
4 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 4 (7.69%) CSS3
4 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) HTML5
4 4 (7.69%) Kafka
4 4 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) OpenAPI
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) Swagger
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (7.69%) FMCG
2 4 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) ETL
2 16 (30.77%) Agile
2 16 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (28.85%) MVC
4 10 (19.23%) Microservices
5 8 (15.38%) DevOps
5 8 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
6 7 (13.46%) Migration
7 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
7 6 (11.54%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) Service Management
8 5 (9.62%) Data Management
8 5 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Development
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.62%) PRINCE
8 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.62%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) SQL
2 28 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 13 (25.00%) C#
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.92%) Go
8 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) Google
3 5 (9.62%) Informatica
3 5 (9.62%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) IDERA
5 2 (3.85%) RedGate
5 2 (3.85%) Teradata