Period
to 11 August 2020

The median annual salary for a SQL Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 165 149
Rank change year-on-year +33 -16 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Developer 45 114 140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.44% 1.74% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.81% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 45 118 122
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,275 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +17.65% +4.29% +8.67%

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 2,985 6,295 7,068
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.21% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,509 4,884 5,905
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,750 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,800
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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
Oldham +7 1 £39,000 +11.43%
SQL Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 40 (88.89%) SQL
2 38 (84.44%) SQL Server
3 33 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 22 (48.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 21 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (26.67%) C#
7 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
8 10 (22.22%) OLTP
8 10 (22.22%) .NET
8 10 (22.22%) Law
9 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.78%) Data Architecture
10 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (17.78%) Docker
10 8 (17.78%) Code Optimisation
10 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
11 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (13.33%) DevOps
12 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
12 6 (13.33%) TDD
12 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 5 (11.11%) React
13 5 (11.11%) .NET Core
14 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Core
14 4 (8.89%) Vue.js
14 4 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment

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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.89%) NuGet
2 3 (6.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (84.44%) SQL Server
2 21 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (22.22%) OLTP
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (6.67%) Power BI
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) Biml
8 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (22.22%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
3 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.11%) .NET Core
4 5 (11.11%) React
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (8.89%) REST
5 4 (8.89%) Vue.js
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.44%) Google Maps API
6 2 (4.44%) RESTful
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.22%) HTML
7 1 (2.22%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) MDX
7 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
3 8 (17.78%) Code Optimisation
3 8 (17.78%) Data Architecture
3 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.33%) DevOps
5 6 (13.33%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) ETL
7 3 (6.67%) MVC
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) Microservices
9 1 (2.22%) ETL Development
9 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.22%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) SQL
2 33 (73.33%) T-SQL
3 12 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (2.22%) GoCardless
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.22%) SAP