The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 745 583 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.90% 17.29% 21.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.10% 56.22% 64.44%
Number of salaries quoted 657 528 735
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1328 1037 1274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.70% 30.76% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 897 1096
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SQL Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Manchester

SQL Server
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 Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +3 42 £35,000 -1.40% 4
Stockport +1 36 £38,750 +10.71% 7
Altrincham +11 35 £38,750 -6.62% 9
Oldham -16 26 £34,000 +18.26% 7
Bury -4 21 £30,000 -14.28%
Wigan -3 18 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Sale +4 15 £30,500 -23.75% 2
Salford 0 15 £35,000 +64.70% 5
Cheadle -5 5 £50,000 +8.10% 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 842 (57.32%) .NET
2 805 (54.80%) C#
3 782 (53.23%) SQL
4 612 (41.66%) ASP.NET
5 598 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
6 550 (37.44%) Microsoft
7 522 (35.53%) MVC
8 367 (24.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 353 (24.03%) JavaScript
10 327 (22.26%) HTML
11 309 (21.03%) TDD
12 306 (20.83%) jQuery
13 305 (20.76%) Windows
14 300 (20.42%) MS Excel
15 294 (20.01%) CSS
16 267 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 257 (17.49%) Web Services
17 257 (17.49%) T-SQL
18 241 (16.41%) AngularJS
19 234 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
20 230 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 226 (15.38%) WCF
22 209 (14.23%) .NET Framework
23 207 (14.09%) SQL Server 2014
24 198 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
25 196 (13.34%) Web Development
26 191 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
27 188 (12.80%) Finance
28 178 (12.12%) iPad
28 178 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server
Top Related 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 52 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 45 (3.06%) Tomcat
3 42 (2.86%) IIS
4 41 (2.79%) MS Exchange
5 25 (1.70%) CMS
5 25 (1.70%) Umbraco
6 21 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.02%) JBoss
10 14 (0.95%) Drupal
11 11 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.68%) GeoServer
13 8 (0.54%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.54%) Jetty
13 8 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 300 (20.42%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.79%) MS Office
3 14 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.34%) SPSS
6 4 (0.27%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.27%) Stata
7 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.88%) Visualfiles
3 12 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.61%) Magento
5 5 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.20%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.068%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.068%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 191 (13.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (3.61%) SaaS
4 30 (2.04%) PaaS
5 27 (1.84%) Google Play
6 25 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (1.70%) Office 365
7 21 (1.43%) IaaS
8 10 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.41%) GitHub
10 5 (0.34%) Sage Pay
11 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.068%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 1 (0.068%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.068%) Route 53
14 1 (0.068%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.97%) Internet
2 45 (3.06%) HTTP
3 38 (2.59%) Firewall
4 29 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.84%) DNS
5 27 (1.84%) WAN
6 25 (1.70%) LAN
7 23 (1.57%) SAN
8 19 (1.29%) VPN
9 16 (1.09%) DHCP
10 14 (0.95%) VoIP
11 9 (0.61%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.61%) Network Security
11 9 (0.61%) VLAN
12 8 (0.54%) FTP
13 7 (0.48%) NAS
13 7 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.41%) RS-232
14 6 (0.41%) SMS
14 6 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 234 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 230 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 207 (14.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 176 (11.98%) Data Warehouse
6 140 (9.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 133 (9.05%) MySQL
8 98 (6.67%) NoSQL
9 83 (5.65%) Relational Database
10 67 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 66 (4.49%) Hadoop
12 65 (4.42%) MongoDB
13 63 (4.29%) Big Data
14 60 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 47 (3.20%) RDBMS
16 46 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
17 36 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
18 31 (2.11%) MS Access
19 28 (1.91%) SQL Server 2000
20 23 (1.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 102 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 87 (5.92%) Git (software)
3 74 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 63 (4.29%) NUnit
5 52 (3.54%) JIRA
6 39 (2.65%) JUnit
6 39 (2.65%) Moq
6 39 (2.65%) Subversion
7 38 (2.59%) TeamCity
8 35 (2.38%) MSTest
9 30 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
10 27 (1.84%) Selenium
11 23 (1.57%) Maven
12 14 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.88%) AccuRev
13 13 (0.88%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (0.68%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.68%) Mercurial
16 9 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 188 (12.80%) Finance
2 108 (7.35%) Games
3 83 (5.65%) Marketing
4 56 (3.81%) Retail
5 45 (3.06%) Legal
6 27 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.70%) Banking
7 25 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.43%) Law
9 12 (0.82%) Electronics
10 11 (0.75%) Back Office
11 10 (0.68%) Advertising
11 10 (0.68%) Billing
12 9 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.54%) Local Government
14 6 (0.41%) Automotive
14 6 (0.41%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 980 (66.71%) Developer
2 527 (35.87%) .NET Developer
3 303 (20.63%) C# Developer
4 233 (15.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 188 (12.80%) ASP.NET Developer
6 175 (11.91%) SQL Developer
7 172 (11.71%) Senior Developer
8 148 (10.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 91 (6.19%) DBA
9 91 (6.19%) SQL Server Developer
10 88 (5.99%) Senior .NET Developer
11 85 (5.79%) Software Developer
12 84 (5.72%) SQL DBA
13 81 (5.51%) Junior
14 79 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 76 (5.17%) Web Developer
16 71 (4.83%) Junior Developer
17 70 (4.77%) .NET Software Developer
18 63 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 63 (4.29%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 842 (57.32%) .NET
2 612 (41.66%) ASP.NET
3 367 (24.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 327 (22.26%) HTML
5 306 (20.83%) jQuery
6 294 (20.01%) CSS
7 257 (17.49%) Web Services
8 241 (16.41%) AngularJS
9 226 (15.38%) WCF
10 209 (14.23%) .NET Framework
11 178 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 144 (9.80%) Entity Framework
13 127 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 123 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 123 (8.37%) WPF
15 112 (7.62%) XML
16 103 (7.01%) Node.js
17 100 (6.81%) RESTful
18 91 (6.19%) HTML5
18 91 (6.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 178 (12.12%) iPad
2 106 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 62 (4.22%) Mobile App
5 56 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (2.93%) Clustering
7 38 (2.59%) Replication
8 35 (2.38%) N-Tier
9 28 (1.91%) Data Centre
10 27 (1.84%) iPhone
11 23 (1.57%) User Experience
12 19 (1.29%) Social Network
13 16 (1.09%) Tandem
14 11 (0.75%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.68%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.54%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (0.54%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.54%) Public Cloud
17 7 (0.48%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 305 (20.76%) Windows
2 117 (7.96%) Windows Server
3 88 (5.99%) Linux
4 64 (4.36%) Android
5 47 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 33 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (2.18%) Unix
9 16 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.88%) AIX
11 8 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.48%) CentOS
12 7 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.48%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 5 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (0.34%) HPUX
14 5 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (35.53%) MVC
3 309 (21.03%) TDD
4 198 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
5 196 (13.34%) Web Development
6 177 (12.05%) Web Application Development
7 167 (11.37%) OO
8 165 (11.23%) Software Engineering
9 161 (10.96%) Scrum
10 125 (8.51%) ETL
11 116 (7.90%) E-Commerce
12 111 (7.56%) BDD
12 111 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
13 102 (6.94%) Kanban
14 95 (6.47%) SDLC
15 94 (6.40%) Dependency Injection
15 94 (6.40%) DevOps
16 91 (6.19%) Multithreading
16 91 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
17 86 (5.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 805 (54.80%) C#
2 782 (53.23%) SQL
3 353 (24.03%) JavaScript
4 257 (17.49%) T-SQL
5 157 (10.69%) VB.NET
6 122 (8.30%) Java
7 65 (4.42%) PowerShell
7 65 (4.42%) Ruby
8 50 (3.40%) C++
9 38 (2.59%) VB
10 35 (2.38%) VBA
11 34 (2.31%) PHP
11 34 (2.31%) Python
12 26 (1.77%) F#
13 22 (1.50%) TypeScript
14 20 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.23%) C
16 12 (0.82%) Go
16 12 (0.82%) Perl
17 8 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 137 (9.33%) Degree
2 67 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.57%) MCSE
3 23 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (0.95%) MCSA
7 11 (0.75%) CCNA
7 11 (0.75%) MCITP
8 9 (0.61%) CCNP
8 9 (0.61%) ISEB
8 9 (0.61%) MCTS
9 8 (0.54%) NCIE
10 6 (0.41%) PhD
11 5 (0.34%) CCSE
11 5 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.20%) CCA
12 3 (0.20%) CISSP
12 3 (0.20%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.88%) QA
2 27 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.43%) SLA
5 15 (1.02%) WAI
6 8 (0.54%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.14%) PMO
10 1 (0.068%) IFRS
10 1 (0.068%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 55 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.70%) Docker
5 22 (1.50%) vSphere
6 13 (0.88%) VMware ESX
7 10 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.48%) vCloud
9 6 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.20%) KVM
12 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.14%) Varnish
14 1 (0.068%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 39 (2.65%) Puppet
2 35 (2.38%) Kibana
2 35 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.11%) Ansible
4 14 (0.95%) SCCM
5 9 (0.61%) logstash
6 8 (0.54%) Nagios
6 8 (0.54%) Salt
7 7 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.48%) SCOM
7 7 (0.48%) vMotion
8 5 (0.34%) Ganglia
8 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (0.34%) Netcool
8 5 (0.34%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.27%) Mesos
9 4 (0.27%) WSUS
10 2 (0.14%) cPanel
10 2 (0.14%) Plesk
11 1 (0.068%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 550 (37.44%) Microsoft
2 99 (6.74%) Oracle
3 97 (6.60%) VMware
4 83 (5.65%) Google
5 27 (1.84%) Cisco
6 23 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.29%) Tableau
8 18 (1.23%) Citrix
8 18 (1.23%) SAP
9 17 (1.16%) Facebook
9 17 (1.16%) Twitter
10 16 (1.09%) Xamarin
11 14 (0.95%) HP
12 13 (0.88%) IBM
12 13 (0.88%) Intel Security
12 13 (0.88%) LexisNexis
13 11 (0.75%) Cognos
14 10 (0.68%) NetApp
14 10 (0.68%) PayPal
15 9 (0.61%) Zerto
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum £35000-£50000
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago