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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Manchester
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 887 735 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.81% 22.03% 22.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.89% 41.76% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 756 657 755
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2341 1760 1949
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 60.21% 52.76% 52.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 1495 1716
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SQL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Stockport +10 48 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Oldham -5 44 £34,000 +18.26% 9
Bolton +6 35 £33,750 -18.67% 5
Altrincham 0 30 £42,500 +23.18% 12
Salford -1 20 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Bury -10 13 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Wigan -11 8 £30,000 -11.11% 2
Cheadle -6 5 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Rochdale -6 2 £55,000 +1.85% 2
SQL
North West

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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.

1 777 (44.27%) SQL Server
2 641 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
3 640 (36.47%) .NET
4 597 (34.02%) C#
5 524 (29.86%) Microsoft
6 441 (25.13%) JavaScript
7 402 (22.91%) HTML
8 372 (21.20%) Java
9 368 (20.97%) MVC
10 354 (20.17%) ASP.NET
11 341 (19.43%) CSS
12 329 (18.75%) T-SQL
13 314 (17.89%) Finance
14 289 (16.47%) MS Excel
15 288 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
16 269 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 261 (14.87%) jQuery
18 245 (13.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 242 (13.79%) Software Engineering
20 236 (13.45%) Oracle
21 232 (13.22%) Degree
22 230 (13.11%) OO
23 225 (12.82%) Web Services
24 223 (12.71%) Scrum
25 219 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
26 200 (11.40%) Linux
27 196 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
28 193 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
29 183 (10.43%) TDD
30 179 (10.20%) Windows

SQL
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 54 (3.08%) IIS
2 49 (2.79%) Tomcat
3 43 (2.45%) SharePoint
4 39 (2.22%) SAS
5 35 (1.99%) Umbraco
6 33 (1.88%) CMS
6 33 (1.88%) OpenStack
7 32 (1.82%) CloudStack
8 31 (1.77%) JBoss
9 26 (1.48%) WebSphere
10 25 (1.42%) MS Exchange
11 22 (1.25%) Apache
12 21 (1.20%) Apache Spark
12 21 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 17 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.80%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.57%) Apache Solr
18 9 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 289 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.22%) MS Office
3 14 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.51%) SPSS
5 7 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) MS Project
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.85%) Oracle ASCP
6 12 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
6 12 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
7 11 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.63%) Visualfiles
8 8 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
8 8 (0.46%) Oracle iSupplier
9 7 (0.40%) Demantra
9 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.40%) Eloqua
9 7 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.34%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 129 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (1.65%) SaaS
5 24 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.97%) Office 365
6 17 (0.97%) PaaS
7 16 (0.91%) GitHub
8 12 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.51%) IaaS
10 7 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.11%) Google Play
14 1 (0.057%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.057%) Responsys
14 1 (0.057%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.19%) DNS
1 56 (3.19%) Firewall
2 52 (2.96%) Internet
3 39 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 35 (1.99%) HTTP
5 27 (1.54%) SAN
6 24 (1.37%) DHCP
7 21 (1.20%) VLAN
8 16 (0.91%) WAN
9 15 (0.85%) Ethernet
10 14 (0.80%) Broadband
10 14 (0.80%) VoIP
11 13 (0.74%) VPN
12 11 (0.63%) Intranet
13 10 (0.57%) LAN
14 9 (0.51%) IPv6
15 8 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (0.40%) NAS
16 7 (0.40%) Network Security
16 7 (0.40%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (44.27%) SQL Server
2 269 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 245 (13.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 196 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
5 175 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 168 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 158 (9.00%) MySQL
8 117 (6.67%) NoSQL
9 106 (6.04%) Relational Database
10 98 (5.58%) Big Data
11 63 (3.59%) Hadoop
12 61 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 55 (3.13%) Oracle Database
13 55 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 47 (2.68%) MongoDB
15 43 (2.45%) RDBMS
15 43 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
16 33 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
17 29 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
18 28 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 149 (8.49%) Git (software)
2 89 (5.07%) Visual Studio
3 84 (4.79%) NUnit
4 83 (4.73%) JIRA
4 83 (4.73%) Subversion
5 63 (3.59%) Selenium
6 56 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (3.02%) Jenkins
8 49 (2.79%) JUnit
9 45 (2.56%) Mercurial
10 37 (2.11%) MSTest
11 34 (1.94%) Maven
12 27 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (1.42%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
14 19 (1.08%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.85%) WebDriver
16 13 (0.74%) NetBeans
17 12 (0.68%) Cucumber
17 12 (0.68%) NuGet
General
1 314 (17.89%) Finance
2 92 (5.24%) Retail
3 89 (5.07%) Marketing
4 59 (3.36%) Legal
5 51 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 41 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.71%) Banking
7 30 (1.71%) Games
8 22 (1.25%) Law
9 20 (1.14%) Back Office
10 17 (0.97%) Electronics
11 16 (0.91%) Advertising
12 10 (0.57%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.51%) Billing
14 7 (0.40%) Publishing
15 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.17%) Automotive
16 3 (0.17%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.17%) Local Government
17 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 942 (53.68%) Developer
2 279 (15.90%) .NET Developer
3 249 (14.19%) SQL Developer
4 229 (13.05%) C# Developer
5 204 (11.62%) Senior Developer
6 200 (11.40%) Analyst
7 172 (9.80%) Java Developer
8 160 (9.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 106 (6.04%) ASP.NET Developer
10 104 (5.93%) Software Developer
11 102 (5.81%) DBA
12 91 (5.19%) SQL DBA
13 90 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
14 81 (4.62%) Software Engineer
14 81 (4.62%) SQL Server Developer
15 75 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 74 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 72 (4.10%) Web Developer
18 68 (3.87%) Senior .NET Developer
19 65 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (36.47%) .NET
2 402 (22.91%) HTML
3 354 (20.17%) ASP.NET
4 341 (19.43%) CSS
5 261 (14.87%) jQuery
6 225 (12.82%) Web Services
7 193 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 166 (9.46%) XML
9 159 (9.06%) WCF
10 157 (8.95%) AngularJS
11 144 (8.21%) .NET Framework
12 103 (5.87%) Spring
13 99 (5.64%) WPF
14 97 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 89 (5.07%) REST
16 86 (4.90%) Entity Framework
17 81 (4.62%) Ajax
18 79 (4.50%) HTML5
18 79 (4.50%) RESTful
19 63 (3.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (8.60%) iPad
3 115 (6.55%) Computer Science
4 54 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 50 (2.85%) Data Structures
6 47 (2.68%) Clustering
7 46 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 43 (2.45%) Replication
9 42 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (1.65%) Data Centre
10 29 (1.65%) User Experience
10 29 (1.65%) Xbox
11 23 (1.31%) N-Tier
12 20 (1.14%) Management Information System
13 17 (0.97%) Driving Licence
14 15 (0.85%) Internet of Things
15 8 (0.46%) Blog
15 8 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (0.46%) Fintech
15 8 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 200 (11.40%) Linux
2 179 (10.20%) Windows
3 95 (5.41%) Unix
4 63 (3.59%) Windows Server
5 34 (1.94%) Android
6 33 (1.88%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.80%) CentOS
11 11 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.57%) AIX
13 7 (0.40%) Debian
13 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 5 (0.28%) HPUX
15 5 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (20.97%) MVC
3 288 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
4 242 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 230 (13.11%) OO
6 223 (12.71%) Scrum
7 219 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
8 183 (10.43%) TDD
9 168 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 160 (9.12%) ETL
11 146 (8.32%) Web Development
12 116 (6.61%) DevOps
13 107 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
14 106 (6.04%) SDLC
15 91 (5.19%) Unit Testing
16 90 (5.13%) Analytics
17 86 (4.90%) ITIL
18 84 (4.79%) Data Modelling
19 79 (4.50%) Automated Testing
20 78 (4.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 597 (34.02%) C#
2 441 (25.13%) JavaScript
3 372 (21.20%) Java
4 329 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 125 (7.12%) Python
6 118 (6.72%) C++
7 112 (6.38%) PHP
8 90 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 72 (4.10%) VB.NET
10 61 (3.48%) Ruby
11 50 (2.85%) VBA
12 47 (2.68%) C
13 46 (2.62%) Shell Script
14 41 (2.34%) PowerShell
15 34 (1.94%) R
16 32 (1.82%) Bash Shell
17 30 (1.71%) Perl
18 23 (1.31%) TypeScript
19 22 (1.25%) VB
20 17 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 232 (13.22%) Degree
2 37 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.20%) PhD
6 19 (1.08%) CCNP
7 18 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.74%) HND
8 13 (0.74%) MCITP
8 13 (0.74%) MCSA
8 13 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.68%) MCSE
10 11 (0.63%) HNC
10 11 (0.63%) ISEB
10 11 (0.63%) MCTS
10 11 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.57%) CCSE
12 9 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.67%) QA
2 32 (1.82%) SLA
3 29 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.85%) WAI
7 13 (0.74%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.46%) ISO 9000
8 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.28%) SDET
10 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.11%) IAS 39
11 2 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.34%) vSphere
3 38 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.82%) Xen
4 32 (1.82%) XenServer
5 31 (1.77%) Docker
6 13 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.51%) Firmware
10 7 (0.40%) Postfix
10 7 (0.40%) qmail
11 6 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.34%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.057%) KVM
14 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 68 (3.87%) Puppet
2 51 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.60%) Cobbler
3 28 (1.60%) Tivoli
4 24 (1.37%) WSUS
5 23 (1.31%) Ansible
5 23 (1.31%) Nagios
6 16 (0.91%) SCCM
7 11 (0.63%) SCOM
8 9 (0.51%) HP SIM
9 7 (0.40%) OpenNMS
9 7 (0.40%) RANCID
10 6 (0.34%) Packer
11 5 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.28%) Mesos
11 5 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.23%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.23%) Kibana
12 4 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 524 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 236 (13.45%) Oracle
3 68 (3.87%) Google
3 68 (3.87%) VMware
4 39 (2.22%) Tableau
5 34 (1.94%) SAP
6 33 (1.88%) Cisco
7 32 (1.82%) EnterpriseDB
8 29 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 26 (1.48%) IBM
10 24 (1.37%) HP
11 23 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.03%) Cognos
13 16 (0.91%) Avaya
13 16 (0.91%) NetApp
13 16 (0.91%) Sitecore
14 14 (0.80%) Sage
15 13 (0.74%) Facebook
16 12 (0.68%) PayPal
17 10 (0.57%) Twitter
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum, Benefits Annual bonus + Free Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Digital Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago