Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,070 1,451 1,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.11% 19.53% 23.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.79% 31.65% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1,243 1,601
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 3,366 4,585 4,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 53.83% 61.72% 60.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,758 3,939 4,022
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.43% +1.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,450 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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
Stockport -1 59 £40,000 - 8
Salford +12 46 £43,000 -8.27% 5
Altrincham -15 26 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Bolton +10 21 £37,500 - 3
Wigan +11 16 £40,000 +55.34%
Cheadle +7 16 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Bury -4 12 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Rochdale 0 9 £46,500 +16.25% 1
Oldham +2 6 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Sale - 6 £38,000 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £50,000 -
Heywood - 1 £32,500 -
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL.

1 357 (33.36%) Microsoft
2 354 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (32.80%) SQL Server
4 350 (32.71%) .NET
5 349 (32.62%) C#
6 264 (24.67%) T-SQL
7 257 (24.02%) Finance
8 237 (22.15%) Business Intelligence
9 225 (21.03%) JavaScript
10 211 (19.72%) HTML
11 198 (18.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 192 (17.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 182 (17.01%) CSS
14 181 (16.92%) Windows
15 180 (16.82%) ASP.NET
16 168 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 166 (15.51%) MVC
18 138 (12.90%) Software Engineering
19 136 (12.71%) Java
20 130 (12.15%) Git (software)
21 121 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
22 116 (10.84%) NoSQL
23 115 (10.75%) Scrum
23 115 (10.75%) Linux
24 114 (10.65%) AngularJS
25 113 (10.56%) XML
25 113 (10.56%) Power BI
26 110 (10.28%) Mentoring
27 109 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
28 108 (10.09%) DevOps

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 54 (5.05%) IIS
2 28 (2.62%) Confluence
3 24 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (1.21%) CMS
6 12 (1.12%) Umbraco
7 10 (0.93%) SAS
8 9 (0.84%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.75%) Apache
10 6 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.47%) WordPress
12 4 (0.37%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.28%) nginx
14 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.19%) OpenROAD
14 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.093%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (4.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.47%) SPSS
5 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.28%) Stata
7 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.19%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.19%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.093%) Weka
Business Applications
1 19 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.47%) Magento
4 4 (0.37%) OPENHousing
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.37%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.093%) Maximo
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 198 (18.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.08%) Amazon S3
4 30 (2.80%) Office 365
4 30 (2.80%) SaaS
5 29 (2.71%) GitHub
6 28 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 27 (2.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 26 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
9 25 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (2.06%) PaaS
11 19 (1.78%) IaaS
12 13 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
12 13 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (1.21%) Serverless
13 11 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.30%) Network Security
1 46 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
2 25 (2.34%) Broadband
3 13 (1.21%) Firewall
4 12 (1.12%) SAN
5 11 (1.03%) WAN
6 9 (0.84%) VoIP
7 7 (0.65%) Intranet
7 7 (0.65%) LAN
7 7 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.56%) DHCP
8 6 (0.56%) DNS
9 5 (0.47%) Internet
10 4 (0.37%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.37%) PBX
11 3 (0.28%) NAS
11 3 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.28%) Wireless
11 3 (0.28%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (32.80%) SQL Server
2 192 (17.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 168 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (10.84%) NoSQL
5 113 (10.56%) Power BI
6 107 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 93 (8.69%) MySQL
8 64 (5.98%) MongoDB
9 63 (5.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 57 (5.33%) Relational Database
11 52 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (3.46%) QlikView
13 36 (3.36%) Big Data
14 31 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
15 30 (2.80%) Data Mining
15 30 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
16 28 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
18 23 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 130 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 64 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (5.14%) JIRA
4 51 (4.77%) Jenkins
5 35 (3.27%) NUnit
6 34 (3.18%) TeamCity
7 30 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (2.80%) MSTest
8 28 (2.62%) Visual Studio
9 26 (2.43%) Subversion
10 25 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 25 (2.34%) Selenium
11 24 (2.24%) Bitbucket Server
12 22 (2.06%) Mercurial
13 13 (1.21%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.21%) Grunt
14 9 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (0.75%) JUnit
15 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 257 (24.02%) Finance
2 55 (5.14%) Marketing
3 53 (4.95%) Legal
4 52 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 46 (4.30%) Retail
6 45 (4.21%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.52%) Electronics
8 16 (1.50%) Local Government
9 12 (1.12%) Automotive
10 10 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.84%) Advertising
11 9 (0.84%) Billing
12 8 (0.75%) Banking
12 8 (0.75%) Games
13 7 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.28%) Back Office
15 2 (0.19%) Law
16 1 (0.093%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.093%) Publishing
16 1 (0.093%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 446 (41.68%) Developer
2 193 (18.04%) Analyst
3 135 (12.62%) .NET Developer
4 117 (10.93%) C# Developer
5 99 (9.25%) Senior Developer
6 98 (9.16%) SQL Developer
7 90 (8.41%) Software Developer
8 81 (7.57%) Software Engineer
9 75 (7.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 70 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 57 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 55 (5.14%) Senior Analyst
13 53 (4.95%) DBA
14 52 (4.86%) C# Software Developer
15 50 (4.67%) IT Analyst
16 46 (4.30%) .NET Software Developer
16 46 (4.30%) IT Security Analyst
16 46 (4.30%) Security Analyst
16 46 (4.30%) Senior IT Security Analyst
16 46 (4.30%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (32.71%) .NET
2 211 (19.72%) HTML
3 182 (17.01%) CSS
4 180 (16.82%) ASP.NET
5 114 (10.65%) AngularJS
6 113 (10.56%) XML
7 94 (8.79%) Web Services
8 84 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 84 (7.85%) jQuery
9 74 (6.92%) SOAP
10 70 (6.54%) WCF
11 65 (6.07%) RESTful
12 62 (5.79%) .NET Framework
13 57 (5.33%) .NET Core
13 57 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 53 (4.95%) WPF
15 42 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 41 (3.83%) React
16 41 (3.83%) REST
17 38 (3.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 54 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
4 54 (5.05%) Replication
5 46 (4.30%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 43 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (2.99%) Algorithms
8 28 (2.62%) Private Cloud
9 27 (2.52%) Data Structures
10 25 (2.34%) Fintech
11 22 (2.06%) User Experience
12 21 (1.96%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.50%) Blog
13 16 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.31%) Clustering
15 13 (1.21%) Life Science
16 8 (0.75%) FlexPod
17 7 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
18 6 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 181 (16.92%) Windows
2 115 (10.75%) Linux
3 41 (3.83%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (0.93%) Android
5 10 (0.93%) Unix
6 9 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
7 8 (0.75%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.47%) CentOS
8 5 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) Solaris
10 2 (0.19%) SUSE
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.093%) AIX
11 1 (0.093%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (22.15%) Business Intelligence
3 166 (15.51%) MVC
4 138 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 115 (10.75%) Scrum
6 110 (10.28%) Mentoring
7 108 (10.09%) DevOps
8 98 (9.16%) Web Development
9 97 (9.07%) Test Automation
10 91 (8.50%) OO
11 89 (8.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 87 (8.13%) SDLC
13 86 (8.04%) Analytics
13 86 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
14 82 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (7.66%) ETL
15 78 (7.29%) TDD
16 60 (5.61%) Microservices
16 60 (5.61%) Visualisation
17 59 (5.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 349 (32.62%) C#
2 264 (24.67%) T-SQL
3 225 (21.03%) JavaScript
4 136 (12.71%) Java
5 67 (6.26%) Python
6 65 (6.07%) PowerShell
7 52 (4.86%) C++
8 46 (4.30%) PL/SQL
9 37 (3.46%) PHP
10 31 (2.90%) R
11 29 (2.71%) TypeScript
12 22 (2.06%) VBA
13 20 (1.87%) C
14 19 (1.78%) Java 8
14 19 (1.78%) VB
15 15 (1.40%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.40%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.03%) MATLAB
16 11 (1.03%) Ruby
16 11 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 100 (9.35%) Degree
2 48 (4.49%) CISSP
3 46 (4.30%) CREST Certified
3 46 (4.30%) SANS
4 19 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.12%) MCSA
8 10 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.75%) CCNA
9 8 (0.75%) ISEB
10 7 (0.65%) Security Cleared
11 6 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.56%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.47%) NCDA
12 5 (0.47%) VCAP
12 5 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.37%) MCSE
13 4 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.23%) QA
2 55 (5.14%) GDPR
3 52 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (4.67%) PCI DSS
5 33 (3.08%) SLA
6 10 (0.93%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 83 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.52%) Docker
4 24 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.47%) XenServer
8 4 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.28%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.28%) XenApp
10 2 (0.19%) HDFS
10 2 (0.19%) NDS
10 2 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.093%) KVM
11 1 (0.093%) pfSense
11 1 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.093%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (2.90%) Ansible
2 19 (1.78%) Puppet
3 13 (1.21%) Kubernetes
4 12 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.12%) SQL Sentry
5 8 (0.75%) Terraform
6 7 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (0.56%) Nagios
8 5 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.37%) Packer
9 4 (0.37%) WSUS
10 3 (0.28%) Grafana
10 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.28%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.19%) Consul
11 2 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 357 (33.36%) Microsoft
2 91 (8.50%) VMware
3 70 (6.54%) Cisco
4 67 (6.26%) Oracle
5 45 (4.21%) Tableau
6 37 (3.46%) SAP
7 25 (2.34%) Informatica
8 24 (2.24%) Google
8 24 (2.24%) New Relic
8 24 (2.24%) Trend Micro
9 23 (2.15%) RedGate
10 18 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.59%) NetApp
12 14 (1.31%) Veeam
13 12 (1.12%) Citrix
13 12 (1.12%) Cognos
13 12 (1.12%) IDERA
14 10 (0.93%) IBM
14 10 (0.93%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.93%) WorldPay