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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 788 614 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.70% 17.78% 21.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.64% 55.32% 59.51%
Number of salaries quoted 725 576 642
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 1469 1110 1188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 34.86% 32.15% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 995 1037
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +1 44 £35,000 - 6
Stockport -9 42 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Altrincham +8 26 £38,750 +6.16% 2
Wigan -3 23 £45,000 +38.46%
Salford +9 20 £40,000 +1.91% 3
Oldham +2 15 £33,750 +3.84%
Rochdale +4 13 £46,000 -8.00% 5
Cheadle -6 10 £41,250 -1.78% 1
Bury -6 3 £32,500 -3.70% 1
Sale +1 2 £23,750 -50.00% 1
Heywood 0 2 - - 1
SQL Server
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 924 (60.71%) .NET
2 857 (56.31%) SQL
3 847 (55.65%) C#
4 686 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
5 632 (41.52%) ASP.NET
6 575 (37.78%) MVC
7 544 (35.74%) Microsoft
8 421 (27.66%) JavaScript
9 379 (24.90%) HTML
10 369 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 364 (23.92%) CSS
12 333 (21.88%) jQuery
13 328 (21.55%) Finance
14 304 (19.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 293 (19.25%) TDD
16 290 (19.05%) Windows
17 288 (18.92%) AngularJS
18 286 (18.79%) Web Services
19 280 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
20 265 (17.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 258 (16.95%) T-SQL
22 235 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
23 225 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
24 224 (14.72%) .NET Framework
25 201 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
26 194 (12.75%) Scrum
27 189 (12.42%) SQL Server 2008
27 189 (12.42%) Degree
28 188 (12.35%) WCF
29 181 (11.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server
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 72 (4.73%) CMS
2 52 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 47 (3.09%) Umbraco
4 43 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 30 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (1.97%) IIS
6 29 (1.91%) Apache Spark
7 26 (1.71%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.45%) EPiServer
8 22 (1.45%) MS Exchange
9 21 (1.38%) Drupal
10 19 (1.25%) OpenEdge
11 15 (0.99%) Sitefinity
12 10 (0.66%) OpenROAD
12 10 (0.66%) SAS
13 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.53%) GeoServer
14 8 (0.53%) JBoss
15 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 64 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) S-PLUS
5 3 (0.20%) SPSS
5 3 (0.20%) Stata
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 37 (2.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.72%) Visualfiles
4 9 (0.59%) Magento
5 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.33%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.066%) HFM
9 1 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.066%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.066%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 235 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (11.10%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 48 (3.15%) SaaS
4 27 (1.77%) Google Play
5 18 (1.18%) GitHub
6 17 (1.12%) PaaS
7 15 (0.99%) Office 365
8 10 (0.66%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.39%) IaaS
11 4 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.20%) CodePlex
13 2 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.066%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.066%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.29%) Internet
2 41 (2.69%) HTTP
3 31 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.64%) WAN
5 22 (1.45%) Firewall
6 20 (1.31%) Ethernet
7 19 (1.25%) LAN
8 17 (1.12%) RS-232
9 15 (0.99%) DNS
10 10 (0.66%) Intranet
10 10 (0.66%) VPN
11 9 (0.59%) LDAP
11 9 (0.59%) Network Security
12 8 (0.53%) FTP
13 7 (0.46%) Broadband
13 7 (0.46%) VoIP
14 6 (0.39%) SAN
15 5 (0.33%) SMS
16 3 (0.20%) DHCP
16 3 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (19.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 265 (17.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 225 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
4 189 (12.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 181 (11.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 175 (11.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 120 (7.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 116 (7.62%) Relational Database
9 100 (6.57%) MySQL
10 89 (5.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 79 (5.19%) MongoDB
12 74 (4.86%) Big Data
13 67 (4.40%) Hadoop
13 67 (4.40%) NoSQL
14 57 (3.75%) RDBMS
15 47 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
16 45 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
17 43 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 41 (2.69%) Power BI
19 33 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 139 (9.13%) Visual Studio
2 91 (5.98%) Git (software)
3 75 (4.93%) NUnit
4 71 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 62 (4.07%) Subversion
6 50 (3.29%) JIRA
7 45 (2.96%) MSTest
7 45 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 36 (2.37%) Selenium
9 29 (1.91%) JUnit
9 29 (1.91%) Moq
10 23 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 19 (1.25%) NuGet
12 18 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
13 17 (1.12%) Microsoft Blend
13 17 (1.12%) MSI
13 17 (1.12%) WiX
14 14 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (0.85%) Maven
16 12 (0.79%) AccuRev
General
1 328 (21.55%) Finance
2 105 (6.90%) Marketing
3 81 (5.32%) Games
4 76 (4.99%) Retail
5 66 (4.34%) Legal
6 56 (3.68%) Manufacturing
7 42 (2.76%) Law
8 40 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 37 (2.43%) Electronics
10 31 (2.04%) Advertising
11 25 (1.64%) Banking
12 18 (1.18%) Back Office
13 7 (0.46%) Automotive
14 5 (0.33%) Local Government
15 4 (0.26%) Billing
16 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.066%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1011 (66.43%) Developer
2 515 (33.84%) .NET Developer
3 330 (21.68%) C# Developer
4 248 (16.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 234 (15.37%) SQL Developer
6 170 (11.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 157 (10.32%) Senior Developer
8 133 (8.74%) SQL Server Developer
9 125 (8.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 84 (5.52%) Junior
10 84 (5.52%) Software Developer
11 83 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 80 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 79 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
14 75 (4.93%) DBA
15 69 (4.53%) Junior Developer
16 64 (4.20%) SQL DBA
17 62 (4.07%) Architect
18 60 (3.94%) Senior C# Developer
19 53 (3.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 924 (60.71%) .NET
2 632 (41.52%) ASP.NET
3 379 (24.90%) HTML
4 369 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 364 (23.92%) CSS
6 333 (21.88%) jQuery
7 288 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 286 (18.79%) Web Services
9 224 (14.72%) .NET Framework
10 201 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 188 (12.35%) WCF
12 168 (11.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 148 (9.72%) HTML5
14 140 (9.20%) Entity Framework
15 133 (8.74%) XML
16 111 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 109 (7.16%) WPF
18 106 (6.96%) Node.js
19 98 (6.44%) Ajax
20 85 (5.58%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 154 (10.12%) iPad
2 100 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 66 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
5 65 (4.27%) Mobile App
6 62 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (2.89%) Clustering
8 35 (2.30%) Public Cloud
9 34 (2.23%) User Experience
10 33 (2.17%) Replication
11 29 (1.91%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.91%) N-Tier
12 27 (1.77%) iPhone
13 24 (1.58%) Data Centre
14 23 (1.51%) Fintech
15 21 (1.38%) Management Information System
16 20 (1.31%) Social Media
16 20 (1.31%) Social Network
17 17 (1.12%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 17 (1.12%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 290 (19.05%) Windows
2 99 (6.50%) Linux
3 80 (5.26%) Android
3 80 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 59 (3.88%) Unix
5 44 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.12%) Mac OS
8 17 (1.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 15 (0.99%) AIX
10 11 (0.72%) CentOS
11 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.39%) Debian
13 5 (0.33%) HPUX
13 5 (0.33%) Solaris
13 5 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.33%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 575 (37.78%) MVC
3 293 (19.25%) TDD
4 280 (18.40%) Business Intelligence
5 194 (12.75%) Scrum
6 173 (11.37%) Web Development
7 170 (11.17%) Web Application Development
8 155 (10.18%) ETL
9 150 (9.86%) Software Engineering
10 132 (8.67%) OO
11 129 (8.48%) E-Commerce
12 124 (8.15%) SDLC
13 123 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
14 107 (7.03%) Dependency Injection
15 102 (6.70%) Unit Testing
16 101 (6.64%) Kanban
17 98 (6.44%) BDD
18 96 (6.31%) Multithreading
19 92 (6.04%) DevOps
20 68 (4.47%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 857 (56.31%) SQL
2 847 (55.65%) C#
3 421 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 258 (16.95%) T-SQL
5 134 (8.80%) Java
6 107 (7.03%) VB.NET
7 88 (5.78%) C++
8 59 (3.88%) Ruby
9 56 (3.68%) Python
10 52 (3.42%) Shell Script
11 48 (3.15%) PowerShell
12 40 (2.63%) Go
13 39 (2.56%) TypeScript
14 37 (2.43%) VB
15 29 (1.91%) C
16 27 (1.77%) F#
17 23 (1.51%) PHP
17 23 (1.51%) VBA
18 20 (1.31%) XAML
19 13 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 189 (12.42%) Degree
2 47 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (1.77%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.66%) MCSE
9 9 (0.59%) CCNA
10 8 (0.53%) MCSA
11 7 (0.46%) CCNP
11 7 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.33%) CCSE
12 5 (0.33%) MCITP
12 5 (0.33%) MCP
13 4 (0.26%) ISEB
13 4 (0.26%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.26%) MCT
13 4 (0.26%) RHCE
13 4 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.96%) QA
2 38 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.92%) SLA
5 13 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.72%) ISO 9000
7 8 (0.53%) WAI
8 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 59 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.31%) Hyper-V
3 20 (1.31%) vSphere
4 12 (0.79%) Docker
5 6 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.33%) KVM
7 4 (0.26%) Varnish
8 3 (0.20%) Samba
9 2 (0.13%) NDS
9 2 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.13%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.066%) Xen
10 1 (0.066%) XenApp
10 1 (0.066%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (3.42%) Puppet
3 45 (2.96%) Ansible
4 31 (2.04%) Kibana
5 22 (1.45%) Mesos
6 9 (0.59%) Nagios
7 7 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.26%) cPanel
9 4 (0.26%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.26%) Netcool
9 4 (0.26%) Plesk
9 4 (0.26%) SCOM
9 4 (0.26%) vRealize
10 3 (0.20%) logstash
10 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.20%) Salt
11 2 (0.13%) Cacti
11 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 544 (35.74%) Microsoft
2 121 (7.95%) Google
3 105 (6.90%) Oracle
4 63 (4.14%) Facebook
5 53 (3.48%) VMware
6 49 (3.22%) Sitecore
7 45 (2.96%) SAP
8 32 (2.10%) Tableau
9 29 (1.91%) Twitter
10 22 (1.45%) Cisco
10 22 (1.45%) Xamarin
11 18 (1.18%) Cognos
11 18 (1.18%) HP
12 15 (0.99%) Apple
12 15 (0.99%) Sony
12 15 (0.99%) Yahoo!
13 13 (0.85%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.79%) IBM
15 11 (0.72%) LexisNexis
15 11 (0.72%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexible hrs
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago