Period
to 15 June 2021

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 134 162
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 70 53 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.61% 1.41% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.47% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66 51 111
10th Percentile £28,625 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,250 £47,500 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.16% +1.06% +10.59%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £55,625 £72,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 4,082 3,605 6,003
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.84% 95.98% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,312 2,973 4,804
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,947 £71,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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
Bolton -2 1 £37,500 -21.05%
SQL Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 70 (100.00%) SQL
2 47 (67.14%) SQL Server
3 42 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 26 (37.14%) ETL
4 26 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (34.29%) C#
6 21 (30.00%) .NET
7 18 (25.71%) Azure
8 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (18.57%) .NET Core
13 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (15.71%) Social Skills
15 10 (14.29%) Power Platform
15 10 (14.29%) Power BI
15 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (14.29%) OLTP
15 10 (14.29%) MVC
16 9 (12.86%) Finance
16 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
16 9 (12.86%) Greenfield Project
17 8 (11.43%) Azure Data Factory
17 8 (11.43%) Analytics
17 8 (11.43%) DevOps
17 8 (11.43%) Law
17 8 (11.43%) Data Cleansing

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 4 (5.71%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.43%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) Azure
2 10 (14.29%) Power Platform
3 8 (11.43%) AWS
3 8 (11.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.86%) Matillion
4 2 (2.86%) Snowflake
5 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.43%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (67.14%) SQL Server
2 26 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (14.29%) OLTP
5 10 (14.29%) Power BI
5 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.71%) Data Lake
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.43%) Big Data
10 1 (1.43%) OLAP
10 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.86%) GitLab
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (15.71%) Social Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 8 (11.43%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 13 (18.57%) .NET Core
3 8 (11.43%) RESTful
4 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.00%) CSS
4 7 (10.00%) Google Maps API
4 7 (10.00%) HTML
5 6 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (7.14%) JSON
6 5 (7.14%) XML
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.71%) React
8 3 (4.29%) Ajax
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (4.29%) CSS3
8 3 (4.29%) HTML5
8 3 (4.29%) jQuery
8 3 (4.29%) React Native
8 3 (4.29%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.43%) Housing Association
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) ETL
2 14 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (14.29%) MVC
6 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.43%) Analytics
7 8 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (11.43%) DevOps
8 7 (10.00%) Microservices
8 7 (10.00%) Migration
8 7 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.71%) Code Optimisation
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.71%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (5.71%) SDLC
9 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
9 4 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) SQL
2 42 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 24 (34.29%) C#
4 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) ANSI SQL
5 4 (5.71%) VB
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.43%) Go
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Google
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Informatica
4 3 (4.29%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.43%) iManage
5 1 (1.43%) Quadient
5 1 (1.43%) Talend