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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 734 583 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.89% 17.28% 21.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.07% 56.22% 64.07%
Number of salaries quoted 646 528 727
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 £28,250 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,800 £50,800
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 1309 1037 1269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.69% 30.74% 33.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 897 1091
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 £28,500
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 26 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 26 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 +4 40 £35,000 -1.40% 4
Altrincham +11 36 £40,000 -3.61% 9
Stockport +1 36 £38,750 +10.71% 7
Oldham -16 26 £34,000 +18.26% 7
Bury -4 19 £30,000 -14.28%
Wigan -3 17 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Sale +4 15 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Salford +1 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 26 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.

1 833 (57.33%) .NET
2 798 (54.92%) C#
3 775 (53.34%) SQL
4 605 (41.64%) ASP.NET
5 593 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
6 541 (37.23%) Microsoft
7 516 (35.51%) MVC
8 362 (24.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 351 (24.16%) JavaScript
10 325 (22.37%) HTML
11 306 (21.06%) jQuery
12 303 (20.85%) TDD
13 301 (20.72%) Windows
14 298 (20.51%) MS Excel
15 293 (20.17%) CSS
16 266 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 255 (17.55%) T-SQL
18 253 (17.41%) Web Services
19 238 (16.38%) AngularJS
20 231 (15.90%) SQL Server 2008
21 229 (15.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 221 (15.21%) WCF
23 206 (14.18%) .NET Framework
24 201 (13.83%) SQL Server 2014
25 196 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
26 193 (13.28%) Web Development
27 189 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
28 188 (12.94%) Finance
29 178 (12.25%) iPad
30 175 (12.04%) 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 51 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 45 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 40 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 39 (2.68%) IIS
5 25 (1.72%) Umbraco
6 24 (1.65%) CMS
7 21 (1.45%) Apache Spark
8 20 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (1.03%) JBoss
12 14 (0.96%) Drupal
13 11 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.69%) GeoServer
15 8 (0.55%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.55%) Jetty
15 8 (0.55%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 298 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.55%) MS Office
3 14 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.34%) SPSS
6 4 (0.28%) S-PLUS
6 4 (0.28%) Stata
7 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.89%) Visualfiles
3 12 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.62%) Magento
5 5 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.21%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.069%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.069%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 189 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 165 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (3.65%) SaaS
4 30 (2.06%) PaaS
5 26 (1.79%) Google Play
6 24 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (1.65%) Office 365
7 21 (1.45%) IaaS
8 9 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.41%) GitHub
10 5 (0.34%) Sage Pay
11 4 (0.28%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.069%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 1 (0.069%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.069%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.069%) Route 53
13 1 (0.069%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.75%) Internet
2 45 (3.10%) HTTP
3 36 (2.48%) Firewall
4 27 (1.86%) DNS
4 27 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.79%) WAN
6 25 (1.72%) LAN
7 22 (1.51%) SAN
8 18 (1.24%) VPN
9 16 (1.10%) DHCP
10 14 (0.96%) VoIP
11 9 (0.62%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.62%) Network Security
11 9 (0.62%) VLAN
12 8 (0.55%) 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
1 266 (18.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 231 (15.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 229 (15.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 201 (13.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 175 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
6 138 (9.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 131 (9.02%) MySQL
8 97 (6.68%) NoSQL
9 82 (5.64%) Relational Database
10 67 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 66 (4.54%) Hadoop
12 64 (4.40%) MongoDB
13 62 (4.27%) Big Data
14 59 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 47 (3.23%) RDBMS
15 47 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
16 36 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
17 31 (2.13%) MS Access
18 28 (1.93%) SQL Server 2000
19 23 (1.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 101 (6.95%) Visual Studio
2 86 (5.92%) Git (software)
3 74 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (4.27%) NUnit
5 51 (3.51%) JIRA
6 39 (2.68%) JUnit
7 38 (2.62%) Moq
7 38 (2.62%) Subversion
8 37 (2.55%) TeamCity
9 34 (2.34%) MSTest
10 29 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 27 (1.86%) Selenium
12 23 (1.58%) Maven
13 14 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (0.89%) AccuRev
14 13 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.69%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.69%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (0.62%) NuGet
General
1 188 (12.94%) Finance
2 105 (7.23%) Games
3 82 (5.64%) Marketing
4 56 (3.85%) Retail
5 45 (3.10%) Legal
6 27 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.72%) Banking
7 25 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.45%) Law
9 12 (0.83%) Electronics
10 11 (0.76%) Back Office
11 10 (0.69%) Advertising
11 10 (0.69%) Billing
12 8 (0.55%) Local Government
12 8 (0.55%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.41%) Automotive
14 5 (0.34%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 971 (66.83%) Developer
2 520 (35.79%) .NET Developer
3 302 (20.78%) C# Developer
4 232 (15.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 187 (12.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 175 (12.04%) SQL Developer
7 170 (11.70%) Senior Developer
8 147 (10.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 91 (6.26%) SQL Server Developer
10 90 (6.19%) DBA
11 87 (5.99%) Senior .NET Developer
12 85 (5.85%) Software Developer
13 83 (5.71%) SQL DBA
14 79 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 79 (5.44%) Junior
15 76 (5.23%) Web Developer
16 69 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
16 69 (4.75%) Junior Developer
17 63 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 62 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 833 (57.33%) .NET
2 605 (41.64%) ASP.NET
3 362 (24.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 325 (22.37%) HTML
5 306 (21.06%) jQuery
6 293 (20.17%) CSS
7 253 (17.41%) Web Services
8 238 (16.38%) AngularJS
9 221 (15.21%) WCF
10 206 (14.18%) .NET Framework
11 175 (12.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 141 (9.70%) Entity Framework
13 125 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 121 (8.33%) WPF
15 120 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 112 (7.71%) XML
17 101 (6.95%) Node.js
18 98 (6.74%) RESTful
19 91 (6.26%) HTML5
20 90 (6.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 178 (12.25%) iPad
2 105 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 60 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 55 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (2.96%) Clustering
7 38 (2.62%) Replication
8 35 (2.41%) N-Tier
9 28 (1.93%) Data Centre
10 26 (1.79%) iPhone
11 23 (1.58%) User Experience
12 18 (1.24%) Social Network
13 16 (1.10%) Tandem
14 11 (0.76%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.69%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.55%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (0.55%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.55%) Public Cloud
17 7 (0.48%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 301 (20.72%) Windows
2 116 (7.98%) Windows Server
3 86 (5.92%) Linux
4 63 (4.34%) Android
5 46 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 32 (2.20%) Unix
7 32 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.89%) AIX
10 8 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.48%) CentOS
11 7 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 5 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (0.34%) HPUX
13 5 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (35.51%) MVC
3 303 (20.85%) TDD
4 196 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
5 193 (13.28%) Web Development
6 173 (11.91%) Web Application Development
7 165 (11.36%) OO
7 165 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 160 (11.01%) Scrum
9 125 (8.60%) ETL
10 116 (7.98%) E-Commerce
11 110 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
12 108 (7.43%) BDD
13 100 (6.88%) Kanban
14 94 (6.47%) DevOps
14 94 (6.47%) SDLC
15 90 (6.19%) Dependency Injection
15 90 (6.19%) Multithreading
16 88 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
17 86 (5.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 798 (54.92%) C#
2 775 (53.34%) SQL
3 351 (24.16%) JavaScript
4 255 (17.55%) T-SQL
5 156 (10.74%) VB.NET
6 122 (8.40%) Java
7 63 (4.34%) Ruby
8 61 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 50 (3.44%) C++
10 37 (2.55%) VB
11 34 (2.34%) PHP
11 34 (2.34%) VBA
12 32 (2.20%) Python
13 25 (1.72%) F#
14 22 (1.51%) TypeScript
15 19 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.24%) C
17 12 (0.83%) Go
18 11 (0.76%) Perl
19 8 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 136 (9.36%) Degree
2 65 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.51%) MCSE
5 20 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (0.89%) MCSA
8 11 (0.76%) MCITP
9 10 (0.69%) CCNA
10 9 (0.62%) CCNP
10 9 (0.62%) ISEB
10 9 (0.62%) MCTS
11 8 (0.55%) NCIE
12 6 (0.41%) PhD
13 5 (0.34%) CCSE
13 5 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.21%) CCA
14 3 (0.21%) CISSP
14 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.92%) QA
2 27 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.45%) SLA
5 15 (1.03%) WAI
6 8 (0.55%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.14%) PMO
10 1 (0.069%) IFRS
10 1 (0.069%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 54 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.72%) Docker
5 21 (1.45%) vSphere
6 13 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 10 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.41%) vCloud
9 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.21%) KVM
11 3 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.14%) Varnish
13 1 (0.069%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 37 (2.55%) Puppet
2 34 (2.34%) Kibana
3 33 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.06%) Ansible
5 12 (0.83%) SCCM
6 9 (0.62%) logstash
7 8 (0.55%) Nagios
7 8 (0.55%) Salt
8 7 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.48%) SCOM
9 6 (0.41%) vMotion
10 5 (0.34%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (0.34%) Netcool
10 5 (0.34%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.28%) Mesos
12 3 (0.21%) WSUS
13 2 (0.14%) cPanel
13 2 (0.14%) Plesk
14 1 (0.069%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 541 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 99 (6.81%) Oracle
3 95 (6.54%) VMware
4 80 (5.51%) Google
5 26 (1.79%) Cisco
6 22 (1.51%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.31%) Tableau
8 18 (1.24%) Facebook
8 18 (1.24%) SAP
9 17 (1.17%) Citrix
9 17 (1.17%) Twitter
10 16 (1.10%) Xamarin
11 14 (0.96%) HP
12 13 (0.89%) IBM
12 13 (0.89%) LexisNexis
13 12 (0.83%) Intel Security
14 11 (0.76%) Cognos
15 10 (0.69%) NetApp
16 9 (0.62%) PayPal
16 9 (0.62%) Red Hat
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
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago