Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,446 1,973 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.46% 24.64% 22.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.20% 40.69% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,250 1,724 1,421
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,325 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% +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 4,355 4,849 3,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 61.62% 60.55% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,715 4,189 3,205
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,300
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Stockport 0 107 £40,000 +6.67% 18
Bury +4 55 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Altrincham 0 48 £35,000 -17.65% 14
Bolton 0 40 £32,500 +1.56% 16
Wigan +7 23 £35,000 +16.67% 7
Salford -6 21 £43,750 +11.46% 8
Cheadle +5 19 £35,500 -11.25% 8
Rochdale +20 18 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Oldham +2 15 £26,000 -23.53% 6
Ashton-under-Lyne - 6 £35,000 - 2
Heywood +2 3 £28,500 - 2
Sale - 2 £29,500 -
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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.

1 552 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (34.30%) .NET
3 491 (33.96%) SQL Server
4 466 (32.23%) C#
5 413 (28.56%) Microsoft
6 375 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 311 (21.51%) CSS
8 310 (21.44%) HTML
9 307 (21.23%) Finance
10 289 (19.99%) T-SQL
11 240 (16.60%) MVC
12 238 (16.46%) Windows
13 224 (15.49%) ASP.NET
14 216 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
15 212 (14.66%) Scrum
16 189 (13.07%) Git (software)
17 177 (12.24%) Java
17 177 (12.24%) AngularJS
18 176 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
19 167 (11.55%) Linux
20 160 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 159 (11.00%) Software Engineering
22 153 (10.58%) Retail
23 150 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 148 (10.24%) Test Automation
25 143 (9.89%) TDD
25 143 (9.89%) Oracle
26 137 (9.47%) Web Services
27 136 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
28 135 (9.34%) OO

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 85 (5.88%) IIS
2 45 (3.11%) Confluence
3 43 (2.97%) SAS
4 34 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 32 (2.21%) Apache
6 30 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.01%) Apache Spark
7 29 (2.01%) CMS
8 27 (1.87%) MS Exchange
9 21 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 19 (1.31%) Umbraco
11 15 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (0.83%) nginx
13 12 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (0.83%) Skype for Business
14 9 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 58 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.21%) SPSS
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.14%) Stata
7 1 (0.069%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 71 (4.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 24 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (1.18%) Elite 3E
5 15 (1.04%) Workfront
6 12 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.62%) Magento
7 9 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.55%) HFM
8 8 (0.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 8 (0.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 5 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.28%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.21%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 2 (0.14%) CaseMap
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 176 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 36 (2.49%) Amazon S3
4 36 (2.49%) Amazon SQS
4 36 (2.49%) SaaS
5 34 (2.35%) Office 365
6 31 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 30 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 27 (1.87%) GitHub
9 17 (1.18%) Google Analytics
9 17 (1.18%) PaaS
10 16 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (0.97%) IaaS
12 11 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (0.55%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.52%) Firewall
2 20 (1.38%) Skype
3 19 (1.31%) SAN
4 18 (1.24%) Intranet
5 17 (1.18%) HTTP
6 16 (1.11%) Internet
7 14 (0.97%) VPN
8 13 (0.90%) VoIP
9 11 (0.76%) Unified Communications
9 11 (0.76%) VLAN
10 10 (0.69%) SSL
11 9 (0.62%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.55%) PBX
13 7 (0.48%) DNS
13 7 (0.48%) NAS
14 6 (0.41%) Broadband
14 6 (0.41%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.41%) LLU
14 6 (0.41%) Wireless
15 5 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 160 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 150 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 133 (9.20%) MySQL
5 92 (6.36%) Relational Database
6 88 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
7 75 (5.19%) NoSQL
8 73 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 56 (3.87%) Power BI
10 50 (3.46%) MongoDB
11 46 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 41 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 39 (2.70%) Hadoop
14 37 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
15 34 (2.35%) Big Data
15 34 (2.35%) RDBMS
16 31 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
18 25 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
19 24 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 189 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 88 (6.09%) JIRA
3 78 (5.39%) Jenkins
4 58 (4.01%) Selenium
5 57 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (3.60%) NUnit
7 49 (3.39%) Subversion
8 44 (3.04%) TeamCity
9 42 (2.90%) Visual Studio
10 40 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (2.07%) MSTest
13 27 (1.87%) SoapUI
14 21 (1.45%) Cucumber
15 18 (1.24%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.24%) Mercurial
16 17 (1.18%) Grunt
16 17 (1.18%) NetBeans
17 14 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
17 14 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 307 (21.23%) Finance
2 153 (10.58%) Retail
3 64 (4.43%) Advertising
4 51 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 50 (3.46%) Marketing
6 44 (3.04%) Automotive
7 42 (2.90%) Manufacturing
8 33 (2.28%) Legal
9 30 (2.07%) Banking
10 25 (1.73%) Games
11 24 (1.66%) Electronics
12 20 (1.38%) Back Office
13 9 (0.62%) Law
14 8 (0.55%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.28%) Billing
15 4 (0.28%) Publishing
16 3 (0.21%) German Language
16 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 645 (44.61%) Developer
2 245 (16.94%) .NET Developer
3 205 (14.18%) C# Developer
4 180 (12.45%) Analyst
5 164 (11.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 124 (8.58%) SQL Developer
7 109 (7.54%) Senior Developer
8 94 (6.50%) Consultant
9 84 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 76 (5.26%) Software Engineer
11 62 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
12 61 (4.22%) Architect
13 58 (4.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 53 (3.67%) Applications Support
15 52 (3.60%) DBA
16 50 (3.46%) C# Software Developer
17 49 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
18 45 (3.11%) .NET Software Developer
18 45 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
19 40 (2.77%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (34.30%) .NET
2 311 (21.51%) CSS
3 310 (21.44%) HTML
4 224 (15.49%) ASP.NET
5 177 (12.24%) AngularJS
6 137 (9.47%) Web Services
7 112 (7.75%) .NET Framework
7 112 (7.75%) XML
8 104 (7.19%) jQuery
9 103 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 101 (6.98%) RESTful
11 96 (6.64%) React
12 89 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (5.67%) WCF
14 72 (4.98%) LINQ
14 72 (4.98%) SOAP
15 68 (4.70%) Entity Framework
16 55 (3.80%) REST
16 55 (3.80%) WPF
17 49 (3.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 58 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 52 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (3.11%) Data Structures
7 36 (2.49%) Fintech
8 34 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 31 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 29 (2.01%) Private Cloud
10 29 (2.01%) User Experience
11 28 (1.94%) Mobile App
12 22 (1.52%) Replication
13 17 (1.18%) Clustering
14 15 (1.04%) Blog
15 11 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 10 (0.69%) Mainframe
17 9 (0.62%) Data Centre
18 8 (0.55%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 238 (16.46%) Windows
2 167 (11.55%) Linux
3 68 (4.70%) Windows Server
4 64 (4.43%) Unix
5 37 (2.56%) Android
6 34 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.38%) CentOS
7 20 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.97%) Debian
10 10 (0.69%) Solaris
11 9 (0.62%) SUSE
12 7 (0.48%) HPUX
13 6 (0.41%) AIX
13 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.35%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (16.60%) MVC
3 216 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
4 212 (14.66%) Scrum
5 159 (11.00%) Software Engineering
6 148 (10.24%) Test Automation
7 143 (9.89%) TDD
8 135 (9.34%) OO
9 133 (9.20%) DevOps
10 131 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
11 124 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
12 115 (7.95%) Analytics
13 114 (7.88%) Web Development
14 109 (7.54%) E-Commerce
15 107 (7.40%) Microservices
16 98 (6.78%) Mentoring
17 80 (5.53%) BDD
18 79 (5.46%) ETL
18 79 (5.46%) Machine Learning
19 77 (5.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 466 (32.23%) C#
2 375 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 289 (19.99%) T-SQL
4 177 (12.24%) Java
5 110 (7.61%) Python
6 97 (6.71%) PHP
7 78 (5.39%) C++
8 70 (4.84%) C
9 59 (4.08%) PL/SQL
10 52 (3.60%) TypeScript
11 46 (3.18%) R
11 46 (3.18%) VBA
12 45 (3.11%) PowerShell
13 39 (2.70%) VB.NET
14 34 (2.35%) Ruby
15 29 (2.01%) Scala
16 23 (1.59%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.24%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.18%) Perl
19 16 (1.11%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 133 (9.20%) Degree
2 37 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (1.94%) MCSE
5 27 (1.87%) MCSA
6 22 (1.52%) MCP
7 14 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.97%) Security Cleared
8 11 (0.76%) PhD
9 10 (0.69%) ISEB
9 10 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.62%) HNC
11 6 (0.41%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.35%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.28%) CCNA
13 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.21%) SANS
14 3 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.53%) QA
2 29 (2.01%) SLA
3 15 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.76%) PMO
5 7 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.35%) GDPR
7 3 (0.21%) GCP
8 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.069%) COBIT
9 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 98 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 37 (2.56%) Docker
4 20 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 17 (1.18%) HDFS
7 7 (0.48%) vSphere
8 6 (0.41%) Xen
8 6 (0.41%) XenServer
9 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.21%) XenApp
10 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.069%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.069%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.069%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.069%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (4.01%) Ansible
2 32 (2.21%) Puppet
3 29 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.18%) Kubernetes
5 15 (1.04%) SCCM
6 9 (0.62%) Kibana
7 8 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (0.55%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.48%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.35%) SQL Sentry
9 5 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.21%) Nagios
11 2 (0.14%) Cacti
11 2 (0.14%) Marathon
11 2 (0.14%) Mesos
11 2 (0.14%) rkt
11 2 (0.14%) SCOM
11 2 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 413 (28.56%) Microsoft
2 143 (9.89%) Oracle
3 60 (4.15%) SAP
4 48 (3.32%) Tableau
5 42 (2.90%) Capita
6 40 (2.77%) Google
7 39 (2.70%) WorldPay
8 36 (2.49%) VMware
9 31 (2.14%) New Relic
10 30 (2.07%) Trend Micro
11 21 (1.45%) Cognos
12 18 (1.24%) Cisco
12 18 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.18%) Intapp
14 16 (1.11%) Reuters
14 16 (1.11%) Xamarin
15 15 (1.04%) Sitecore
16 13 (0.90%) Informatica
17 12 (0.83%) HP
17 12 (0.83%) IBM