Period
to 22 August 2017

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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1994 1556 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.39% 22.06% 21.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.88% 39.83% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1753 1457 1398
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%

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 4878 3907 3675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 59.66% 55.38% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4187 3424 3200
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 6 months to 22 August 2017. 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 -1 123 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Altrincham 0 76 £42,500 +18.88% 6
Bolton -1 63 £32,500 - 4
Wigan -8 48 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Salford -1 47 £40,000 - 1
Bury +2 44 £31,250 -11.97% 3
Oldham +5 32 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Cheadle -3 17 £41,250 -13.16%
Heywood -1 7 £19,500 -18.75%
Rochdale -12 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Sale +7 1 £47,500 +33.80%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 819 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 773 (38.77%) .NET
3 682 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
4 661 (33.15%) C#
5 636 (31.90%) JavaScript
6 589 (29.54%) HTML
7 533 (26.73%) CSS
8 493 (24.72%) Finance
9 465 (23.32%) Microsoft
10 436 (21.87%) Business Intelligence
11 426 (21.36%) Java
12 384 (19.26%) ASP.NET
13 380 (19.06%) MVC
14 344 (17.25%) T-SQL
15 313 (15.70%) jQuery
16 304 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 286 (14.34%) Oracle
18 284 (14.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 281 (14.09%) Degree
20 272 (13.64%) Linux
21 257 (12.89%) OO
22 252 (12.64%) Windows
23 250 (12.54%) Scrum
24 240 (12.04%) Web Services
25 226 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
26 218 (10.93%) E-Commerce
27 217 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
28 213 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
29 204 (10.23%) Software Engineering
30 203 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC

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 89 (4.46%) SAS
2 78 (3.91%) IIS
3 57 (2.86%) CMS
4 56 (2.81%) Apache Spark
5 54 (2.71%) Apache
6 50 (2.51%) SharePoint
7 38 (1.91%) Tomcat
8 30 (1.50%) OpenStack
9 29 (1.45%) Umbraco
10 28 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 27 (1.35%) CloudStack
12 23 (1.15%) OpenEdge
13 22 (1.10%) MS Exchange
13 22 (1.10%) WebSphere
14 20 (1.00%) Confluence
15 16 (0.80%) Drupal
16 15 (0.75%) nginx
17 13 (0.65%) Sitefinity
18 12 (0.60%) EPiServer
18 12 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 96 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (2.06%) FileZilla
4 15 (0.75%) SPSS
5 14 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.050%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
1 21 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
5 12 (0.60%) Magento
5 12 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 7 (0.35%) Sage 200
9 7 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
10 6 (0.30%) SAP GRC
11 5 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 152 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (1.05%) GitHub
5 20 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
5 20 (1.00%) SaaS
6 16 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 16 (0.80%) Sage Pay
7 12 (0.60%) Office 365
8 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.20%) PaaS
10 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.050%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.050%) G Suite
11 1 (0.050%) Responsys
11 1 (0.050%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.66%) HTTP
2 41 (2.06%) FTP
2 41 (2.06%) SMTP
3 38 (1.91%) DNS
4 35 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.35%) DHCP
6 25 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 24 (1.20%) Internet
8 22 (1.10%) Firewall
9 18 (0.90%) LAN
9 18 (0.90%) SAN
10 17 (0.85%) WAN
11 15 (0.75%) Intranet
11 15 (0.75%) RS-232
11 15 (0.75%) VLAN
12 13 (0.65%) SMS
12 13 (0.65%) VoIP
13 11 (0.55%) Network Security
14 10 (0.50%) LLU
14 10 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 819 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 304 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 284 (14.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 213 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
5 196 (9.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 161 (8.07%) Relational Database
7 131 (6.57%) MySQL
8 126 (6.32%) Big Data
9 123 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 116 (5.82%) NoSQL
11 99 (4.96%) Hadoop
12 82 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 76 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 71 (3.56%) SQL Server 2016
15 62 (3.11%) MongoDB
16 58 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
17 57 (2.86%) RDBMS
18 54 (2.71%) Base SAS
19 52 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 52 (2.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 187 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 130 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 90 (4.51%) Subversion
4 87 (4.36%) JIRA
5 82 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 79 (3.96%) Selenium
7 67 (3.36%) Jenkins
8 56 (2.81%) NUnit
9 47 (2.36%) ProC
10 43 (2.16%) MSTest
11 39 (1.96%) Mercurial
12 35 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 32 (1.60%) TeamCity
14 31 (1.55%) Cucumber
15 28 (1.40%) JUnit
16 27 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 22 (1.10%) Bitbucket
17 22 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
18 21 (1.05%) Eclipse
19 17 (0.85%) NuGet
General
1 493 (24.72%) Finance
2 200 (10.03%) Marketing
3 146 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 143 (7.17%) Manufacturing
5 128 (6.42%) Retail
6 119 (5.97%) Electronics
7 86 (4.31%) Banking
8 63 (3.16%) Legal
9 27 (1.35%) Games
9 27 (1.35%) Law
10 26 (1.30%) Advertising
11 18 (0.90%) Automotive
12 13 (0.65%) Back Office
13 8 (0.40%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.35%) Billing
15 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.20%) Publishing
17 3 (0.15%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1114 (55.87%) Developer
2 335 (16.80%) .NET Developer
3 289 (14.49%) SQL Developer
4 266 (13.34%) C# Developer
5 202 (10.13%) Analyst
6 180 (9.03%) Senior Developer
7 175 (8.78%) Java Developer
8 174 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 141 (7.07%) Software Developer
10 109 (5.47%) SQL Server Developer
11 108 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
12 103 (5.17%) Consultant
13 102 (5.12%) Software Engineer
14 99 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
15 94 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 79 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
17 74 (3.71%) Junior
18 71 (3.56%) DBA
19 70 (3.51%) PHP Developer
20 68 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 773 (38.77%) .NET
2 589 (29.54%) HTML
3 533 (26.73%) CSS
4 384 (19.26%) ASP.NET
5 313 (15.70%) jQuery
6 240 (12.04%) Web Services
7 203 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 195 (9.78%) AngularJS
9 163 (8.17%) XML
10 160 (8.02%) HTML5
11 154 (7.72%) .NET Framework
12 137 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 122 (6.12%) Spring
14 120 (6.02%) Ajax
15 106 (5.32%) WCF
16 105 (5.27%) JSON
17 100 (5.02%) REST
18 99 (4.96%) Entity Framework
19 81 (4.06%) CSS3
20 80 (4.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 217 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (4.81%) iPad
3 92 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 87 (4.36%) Data Structures
5 61 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
6 53 (2.66%) Algorithms
7 51 (2.56%) User Experience
8 48 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (2.31%) Mobile App
10 41 (2.06%) N-Tier
11 40 (2.01%) Public Cloud
12 28 (1.40%) Clustering
13 25 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 22 (1.10%) Replication
15 20 (1.00%) Social Media
16 19 (0.95%) BBC
17 17 (0.85%) Data Centre
18 16 (0.80%) Internet of Things
19 15 (0.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
20 11 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 272 (13.64%) Linux
2 252 (12.64%) Windows
3 138 (6.92%) Unix
4 65 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.60%) Android
6 29 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.75%) Mac OS
8 15 (0.75%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 11 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.40%) AIX
12 7 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.25%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.20%) CentOS
15 3 (0.15%) Solaris
15 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.10%) HPUX
16 2 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (21.87%) Business Intelligence
3 380 (19.06%) MVC
4 257 (12.89%) OO
5 250 (12.54%) Scrum
6 226 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
7 218 (10.93%) E-Commerce
8 204 (10.23%) Software Engineering
9 203 (10.18%) Analytics
10 197 (9.88%) TDD
11 192 (9.63%) Test Automation
12 177 (8.88%) Web Development
13 162 (8.12%) DevOps
14 159 (7.97%) ETL
15 150 (7.52%) SDLC
16 133 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
17 128 (6.42%) OOP
18 124 (6.22%) Unit Testing
19 121 (6.07%) Programme Management
20 114 (5.72%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 661 (33.15%) C#
2 636 (31.90%) JavaScript
3 426 (21.36%) Java
4 344 (17.25%) T-SQL
5 196 (9.83%) Python
6 179 (8.98%) C++
7 169 (8.48%) PHP
8 93 (4.66%) PL/SQL
9 87 (4.36%) Shell Script
10 86 (4.31%) VB.NET
11 78 (3.91%) C
12 72 (3.61%) Ruby
13 58 (2.91%) VB
14 52 (2.61%) VBScript
15 48 (2.41%) TypeScript
16 47 (2.36%) PROC SQL
16 47 (2.36%) SAS Macro
17 44 (2.21%) Bash Shell
18 41 (2.06%) Go
19 37 (1.86%) R
Qualifications
1 281 (14.09%) Degree
2 36 (1.81%) ISTQB
3 35 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.50%) ISEB
6 27 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (1.25%) PhD
8 13 (0.65%) HND
9 11 (0.55%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.50%) MCSA
10 10 (0.50%) MCSE
11 9 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.30%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.20%) MCT
13 4 (0.20%) SAS Certification
13 4 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.66%) QA
2 40 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.50%) SLA
4 11 (0.55%) ISO 9000
5 9 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.30%) WAI
8 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.50%) vSphere
3 28 (1.40%) XenServer
4 27 (1.35%) Xen
5 21 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (0.95%) Docker
7 12 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.20%) Firmware
11 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.10%) NDS
12 2 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.10%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.10%) XenApp
13 1 (0.050%) vCloud
13 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 107 (5.37%) Puppet
2 94 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (3.11%) Ansible
4 27 (1.35%) Cobbler
4 27 (1.35%) Tivoli
5 26 (1.30%) Mesos
6 16 (0.80%) WSUS
7 9 (0.45%) Nagios
8 7 (0.35%) SCCM
9 6 (0.30%) Kibana
10 5 (0.25%) Cacti
10 5 (0.25%) SCOM
11 4 (0.20%) Control-M
11 4 (0.20%) OpenNMS
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.20%) RANCID
11 4 (0.20%) Terraform
12 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.10%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.10%) Packer
Vendors
1 465 (23.32%) Microsoft
2 286 (14.34%) Oracle
3 152 (7.62%) SAP
4 81 (4.06%) Google
5 56 (2.81%) Tableau
6 54 (2.71%) VMware
7 43 (2.16%) PayPal
8 35 (1.76%) Sitecore
9 33 (1.65%) IBM
10 32 (1.60%) Facebook
11 27 (1.35%) Cognos
11 27 (1.35%) EnterpriseDB
12 21 (1.05%) Apple
13 19 (0.95%) NetApp
13 19 (0.95%) Sony
13 19 (0.95%) Yahoo!
14 18 (0.90%) Cisco
15 17 (0.85%) Sage
16 16 (0.80%) Informatica
17 15 (0.75%) CyberSource