Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,415 1,737 1,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.05% 23.34% 20.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.35% 39.15% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,203 1,599 1,277
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,374 4,437 3,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.89% 59.62% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,704 3,916 2,999
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Manchester

SQL
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SQL in Manchester

SQL
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL in Manchester

SQL
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Altrincham 0 92 £37,500 -10.18% 14
Stockport +2 78 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Bolton +3 40 £31,500 -3.08% 13
Rochdale +8 34 £39,000 -29.09% 4
Bury +14 24 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Wigan +4 19 £24,000 -28.89% 9
Oldham +7 13 £41,000 +42.61% 3
Salford -8 13 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Cheadle -4 12 £28,000 -41.05% 5
Heywood - 1 £19,500 -
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing SQL 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.

1 496 (35.05%) .NET
2 489 (34.56%) C#
3 487 (34.42%) SQL Server
4 478 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
5 399 (28.20%) JavaScript
6 364 (25.72%) Microsoft
7 314 (22.19%) HTML
8 313 (22.12%) CSS
9 291 (20.57%) Finance
10 276 (19.51%) MVC
11 254 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
12 253 (17.88%) ASP.NET
13 248 (17.53%) T-SQL
13 248 (17.53%) Scrum
14 234 (16.54%) Java
15 221 (15.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 205 (14.49%) Oracle
17 184 (13.00%) Linux
18 183 (12.93%) jQuery
19 181 (12.79%) Git (software)
20 179 (12.65%) Windows
21 176 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 175 (12.37%) Software Engineering
23 172 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
24 162 (11.45%) AngularJS
25 158 (11.17%) Degree
26 156 (11.02%) Python
27 154 (10.88%) Web Services
28 149 (10.53%) OO
29 144 (10.18%) Analytics

SQL
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 82 (5.80%) SAS
2 47 (3.32%) Apache
3 46 (3.25%) IIS
4 38 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 26 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.06%) CMS
7 15 (1.06%) Confluence
8 11 (0.78%) CloudStack
8 11 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 11 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 11 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (0.71%) JBoss
9 10 (0.71%) nginx
10 9 (0.64%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.57%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.28%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 81 (5.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.71%) FileZilla
5 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.28%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (1.06%) Magento
4 10 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.35%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.28%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.21%) HFM
8 3 (0.21%) Infor CloudSuite
8 3 (0.21%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.91%) Office 365
4 24 (1.70%) OpenShift
5 13 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.71%) Sage Pay
8 7 (0.49%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 7 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.49%) npm
9 6 (0.42%) GitHub
10 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.35%) SaaS
11 4 (0.28%) PaaS
12 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.21%) IaaS
12 3 (0.21%) Slack
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.071%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.26%) Firewall
2 30 (2.12%) DNS
2 30 (2.12%) HTTP
3 26 (1.84%) VoIP
4 25 (1.77%) Internet
5 21 (1.48%) VPN
6 20 (1.41%) Broadband
7 18 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 16 (1.13%) BGP
8 16 (1.13%) HSRP
8 16 (1.13%) IPv6
8 16 (1.13%) MRTG
8 16 (1.13%) OSPF
8 16 (1.13%) SNMP
8 16 (1.13%) TACACS
8 16 (1.13%) VLAN
8 16 (1.13%) VRRP
8 16 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (1.06%) FTP
9 15 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 487 (34.42%) SQL Server
2 221 (15.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 176 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 138 (9.75%) MySQL
5 120 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
5 120 (8.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 88 (6.22%) NoSQL
7 78 (5.51%) Power BI
8 73 (5.16%) Relational Database
9 54 (3.82%) MongoDB
9 54 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 48 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
11 45 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 40 (2.83%) Big Data
13 37 (2.61%) Base SAS
13 37 (2.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 36 (2.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 36 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
15 33 (2.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
16 29 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 181 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 74 (5.23%) Jenkins
3 63 (4.45%) Visual Studio
4 58 (4.10%) NUnit
5 54 (3.82%) JIRA
6 53 (3.75%) Selenium
7 42 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (2.90%) Subversion
9 40 (2.83%) MSTest
10 36 (2.54%) TeamCity
11 33 (2.33%) ProC
12 28 (1.98%) Mercurial
13 23 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 22 (1.55%) Grunt
15 21 (1.48%) Cucumber
16 17 (1.20%) gulp
16 17 (1.20%) WebDriver
17 15 (1.06%) JUnit
18 12 (0.85%) SpecFlow
19 10 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 291 (20.57%) Finance
2 108 (7.63%) Retail
3 68 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 49 (3.46%) Banking
6 44 (3.11%) Marketing
7 43 (3.04%) Legal
8 31 (2.19%) Advertising
9 28 (1.98%) Electronics
10 22 (1.55%) Games
11 19 (1.34%) Automotive
12 16 (1.13%) Back Office
13 10 (0.71%) Billing
14 9 (0.64%) Law
15 6 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
17 2 (0.14%) German Language
17 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 683 (48.27%) Developer
2 237 (16.75%) .NET Developer
3 194 (13.71%) C# Developer
4 162 (11.45%) SQL Developer
5 158 (11.17%) Analyst
6 156 (11.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 135 (9.54%) Senior Developer
8 106 (7.49%) Software Developer
9 87 (6.15%) Software Engineer
10 83 (5.87%) Consultant
11 76 (5.37%) Java Developer
12 66 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 66 (4.66%) Senior .NET Developer
13 61 (4.31%) Applications Support
14 59 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
15 55 (3.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 51 (3.60%) C# Software Developer
17 46 (3.25%) Data Analyst
18 45 (3.18%) .NET Software Developer
18 45 (3.18%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (35.05%) .NET
2 314 (22.19%) HTML
3 313 (22.12%) CSS
4 253 (17.88%) ASP.NET
5 183 (12.93%) jQuery
6 162 (11.45%) AngularJS
7 154 (10.88%) Web Services
8 107 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 99 (7.00%) RESTful
10 97 (6.86%) XML
11 93 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 92 (6.50%) WCF
13 87 (6.15%) SOAP
14 85 (6.01%) Spring
15 81 (5.72%) React
16 76 (5.37%) .NET Framework
17 71 (5.02%) REST
17 71 (5.02%) WPF
18 65 (4.59%) HTML5
19 63 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 172 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 39 (2.76%) Algorithms
5 35 (2.47%) Fintech
6 33 (2.33%) User Experience
7 32 (2.26%) Data Structures
8 30 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.55%) iPad
10 21 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.48%) N-Tier
11 20 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.41%) Replication
12 16 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 15 (1.06%) NHS
14 14 (0.99%) Life Science
15 12 (0.85%) Clustering
15 12 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 11 (0.78%) Driving Licence
17 7 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 184 (13.00%) Linux
2 179 (12.65%) Windows
3 78 (5.51%) Unix
4 58 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.70%) Android
6 23 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 17 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.06%) CentOS
10 12 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.42%) Debian
12 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.42%) SUSE
12 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.071%) Solaris
15 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (19.51%) MVC
3 254 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 248 (17.53%) Scrum
5 175 (12.37%) Software Engineering
6 149 (10.53%) OO
7 144 (10.18%) Analytics
8 139 (9.82%) TDD
9 136 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
10 126 (8.90%) DevOps
10 126 (8.90%) E-Commerce
11 124 (8.76%) Test Automation
12 101 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 95 (6.71%) Microservices
14 86 (6.08%) ETL
14 86 (6.08%) Web Development
15 80 (5.65%) BDD
16 73 (5.16%) Kanban
17 67 (4.73%) RUP
18 66 (4.66%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 489 (34.56%) C#
2 399 (28.20%) JavaScript
3 248 (17.53%) T-SQL
4 234 (16.54%) Java
5 156 (11.02%) Python
6 114 (8.06%) C++
7 105 (7.42%) PHP
8 78 (5.51%) PL/SQL
9 74 (5.23%) C
10 68 (4.81%) Ruby
11 48 (3.39%) VBA
12 47 (3.32%) VB.NET
13 38 (2.69%) Bash Shell
14 35 (2.47%) R
14 35 (2.47%) Shell Script
15 33 (2.33%) PowerShell
15 33 (2.33%) PROC SQL
15 33 (2.33%) SAS Macro
15 33 (2.33%) TypeScript
16 31 (2.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 158 (11.17%) Degree
2 35 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (1.27%) ISEB
8 17 (1.20%) MCSE
9 13 (0.92%) MCSA
10 12 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (0.85%) PhD
11 11 (0.78%) CCNA
11 11 (0.78%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.64%) CCNP
12 9 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
13 8 (0.57%) JNCIP
13 8 (0.57%) MCP
14 7 (0.49%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.03%) QA
2 35 (2.47%) SLA
3 24 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.57%) PMO
6 7 (0.49%) ISO 9000
6 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.28%) COBIT
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.14%) GDPR
9 2 (0.14%) WAI
10 1 (0.071%) GPG13
10 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.071%) TickIT
System Software
1 57 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 50 (3.53%) Docker
3 25 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.85%) vSphere
5 11 (0.78%) Xen
5 11 (0.78%) XenServer
6 7 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.28%) Snort
8 4 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.14%) Varnish
10 1 (0.071%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.071%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.071%) vCloud
10 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 58 (4.10%) Puppet
2 42 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (2.05%) Kubernetes
4 22 (1.55%) Ansible
4 22 (1.55%) Cobbler
4 22 (1.55%) Tivoli
5 20 (1.41%) Nagios
6 19 (1.34%) SCCM
7 18 (1.27%) Kibana
8 16 (1.13%) Cacti
8 16 (1.13%) OpenNMS
8 16 (1.13%) Prometheus
8 16 (1.13%) RANCID
9 11 (0.78%) SCOM
10 7 (0.49%) Mesos
11 5 (0.35%) Marathon
11 5 (0.35%) rkt
12 4 (0.28%) Trend Micro Deep Security
12 4 (0.28%) WSUS
13 3 (0.21%) WMI
Vendors
1 364 (25.72%) Microsoft
2 205 (14.49%) Oracle
3 68 (4.81%) SAP
4 42 (2.97%) VMware
5 38 (2.69%) Capita
5 38 (2.69%) Tableau
6 28 (1.98%) Informatica
7 27 (1.91%) Google
8 26 (1.84%) Cisco
8 26 (1.84%) Cognos
9 24 (1.70%) WorldPay
10 20 (1.41%) EnterpriseDB
10 20 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.20%) IBM
12 16 (1.13%) Ericsson
12 16 (1.13%) Huawei
12 16 (1.13%) Juniper
13 12 (0.85%) Teradata
14 10 (0.71%) Sage
14 10 (0.71%) Sitecore