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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1048 773 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.93% 22.91% 23.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.00% 41.45% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 922 709 671
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 2495 1865 1768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 61.74% 55.28% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2182 1625 1524
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +3 70 £35,000 +16.66% 12
Bolton +3 36 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Altrincham +4 34 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Salford 0 27 £40,000 +7.38% 11
Bury -2 25 £32,500 -8.45% 6
Oldham +4 24 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Wigan -10 23 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Cheadle +2 9 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Rochdale -2 1 £57,500 +6.48% 1
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 846 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 704 (37.23%) .NET
3 692 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 635 (33.58%) C#
5 545 (28.82%) JavaScript
6 529 (27.97%) Microsoft
7 501 (26.49%) HTML
8 447 (23.64%) CSS
9 432 (22.85%) Java
10 388 (20.52%) ASP.NET
11 380 (20.10%) Finance
12 358 (18.93%) MVC
13 339 (17.93%) T-SQL
14 326 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
15 302 (15.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 299 (15.81%) jQuery
17 279 (14.75%) Degree
18 274 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 264 (13.96%) Oracle
20 259 (13.70%) Linux
21 258 (13.64%) Scrum
22 241 (12.74%) OO
23 239 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
24 233 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
25 232 (12.27%) Software Engineering
26 230 (12.16%) Web Services
27 218 (11.53%) Windows
28 215 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
29 201 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
30 198 (10.47%) E-Commerce

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 63 (3.33%) IIS
2 55 (2.91%) CMS
2 55 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 52 (2.75%) SAS
4 45 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 34 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 32 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 31 (1.64%) CloudStack
8 30 (1.59%) Apache
8 30 (1.59%) Apache Spark
9 27 (1.43%) MS Exchange
10 24 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 23 (1.22%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.90%) OpenEdge
12 17 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
13 14 (0.74%) Confluence
13 14 (0.74%) JBoss
14 12 (0.63%) Drupal
14 12 (0.63%) EPiServer
14 12 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 103 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.79%) FileZilla
5 12 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.58%) SPSS
7 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
6 16 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
8 14 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
8 14 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
10 12 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
11 10 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (0.42%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 8 (0.42%) Visualfiles
13 7 (0.37%) Eloqua
13 7 (0.37%) Sage 200
14 6 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 6 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 134 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (1.27%) GitHub
4 24 (1.27%) SaaS
5 17 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 14 (0.74%) PaaS
7 12 (0.63%) Office 365
8 9 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (0.37%) IaaS
10 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.11%) Google Play
11 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.053%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.053%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.053%) Force.com
12 1 (0.053%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.33%) HTTP
1 44 (2.33%) Internet
2 42 (2.22%) DNS
3 40 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 39 (2.06%) Firewall
5 27 (1.43%) DHCP
6 26 (1.37%) SAN
7 25 (1.32%) Ethernet
8 22 (1.16%) VLAN
9 17 (0.90%) WAN
10 16 (0.85%) Intranet
11 15 (0.79%) FTP
11 15 (0.79%) SMTP
12 14 (0.74%) RS-232
13 13 (0.69%) LAN
14 9 (0.48%) Broadband
14 9 (0.48%) LDAP
14 9 (0.48%) Network Security
14 9 (0.48%) VoIP
15 7 (0.37%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 846 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 302 (15.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 274 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 233 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
5 177 (9.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 150 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 132 (6.98%) MySQL
8 119 (6.29%) Relational Database
9 111 (5.87%) NoSQL
10 96 (5.08%) Big Data
11 78 (4.12%) Hadoop
12 70 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 63 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
14 50 (2.64%) SQL Server 2016
15 47 (2.49%) Oracle Database
16 46 (2.43%) RDBMS
17 41 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
18 39 (2.06%) MongoDB
18 39 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
19 36 (1.90%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 175 (9.25%) Git (software)
2 119 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 92 (4.87%) JIRA
4 90 (4.76%) Subversion
5 73 (3.86%) Selenium
6 71 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 67 (3.54%) NUnit
8 57 (3.01%) Jenkins
9 50 (2.64%) Mercurial
10 44 (2.33%) MSTest
11 41 (2.17%) JUnit
12 31 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (1.37%) Maven
13 26 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
14 23 (1.22%) Cucumber
14 23 (1.22%) TeamCity
15 19 (1.00%) NuGet
16 15 (0.79%) Bitbucket
16 15 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 15 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 380 (20.10%) Finance
2 134 (7.09%) Marketing
3 119 (6.29%) Retail
4 84 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 75 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 65 (3.44%) Legal
7 54 (2.86%) Banking
8 49 (2.59%) Electronics
9 25 (1.32%) Advertising
10 24 (1.27%) Law
11 21 (1.11%) Games
12 14 (0.74%) Back Office
13 10 (0.53%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.42%) Publishing
15 7 (0.37%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.32%) Billing
17 5 (0.26%) Automotive
17 5 (0.26%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.21%) Local Government
19 3 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1027 (54.31%) Developer
2 304 (16.08%) SQL Developer
3 275 (14.54%) .NET Developer
4 223 (11.79%) C# Developer
5 219 (11.58%) Analyst
6 193 (10.21%) Senior Developer
7 189 (9.99%) Java Developer
8 140 (7.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 134 (7.09%) Software Developer
10 112 (5.92%) SQL Server Developer
11 102 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
12 98 (5.18%) ASP.NET Developer
13 93 (4.92%) DBA
14 84 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 84 (4.44%) Software Engineer
15 82 (4.34%) SQL DBA
16 78 (4.12%) Web Developer
17 75 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 60 (3.17%) Consultant
19 58 (3.07%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (37.23%) .NET
2 501 (26.49%) HTML
3 447 (23.64%) CSS
4 388 (20.52%) ASP.NET
5 299 (15.81%) jQuery
6 230 (12.16%) Web Services
7 201 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 177 (9.36%) XML
9 163 (8.62%) AngularJS
10 148 (7.83%) .NET Framework
11 127 (6.72%) WCF
12 106 (5.61%) HTML5
13 95 (5.02%) Spring
14 94 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 91 (4.81%) REST
16 87 (4.60%) Ajax
16 87 (4.60%) JSON
17 83 (4.39%) Entity Framework
18 74 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 73 (3.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 215 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (7.77%) iPad
3 118 (6.24%) Computer Science
4 82 (4.34%) Data Structures
5 66 (3.49%) Algorithms
6 61 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
7 49 (2.59%) Clustering
8 45 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 42 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (2.06%) User Experience
11 33 (1.75%) Replication
12 26 (1.37%) Data Centre
13 23 (1.22%) Internet of Things
14 19 (1.00%) N-Tier
14 19 (1.00%) Public Cloud
15 18 (0.95%) Management Information System
16 14 (0.74%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 12 (0.63%) Driving Licence
18 11 (0.58%) BBC
18 11 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 259 (13.70%) Linux
2 218 (11.53%) Windows
3 122 (6.45%) Unix
4 57 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.69%) Android
6 30 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 16 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 14 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 13 (0.69%) AIX
11 11 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.53%) CentOS
12 10 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.26%) HPUX
13 5 (0.26%) Solaris
13 5 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.21%) Debian
14 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (18.93%) MVC
3 326 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 258 (13.64%) Scrum
5 241 (12.74%) OO
6 239 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
7 232 (12.27%) Software Engineering
8 198 (10.47%) E-Commerce
9 182 (9.62%) TDD
10 181 (9.57%) ETL
10 181 (9.57%) Web Development
11 156 (8.25%) Test Automation
12 145 (7.67%) SDLC
13 142 (7.51%) DevOps
14 126 (6.66%) Analytics
15 123 (6.50%) Unit Testing
16 93 (4.92%) OOP
17 86 (4.55%) ITIL
17 86 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
18 78 (4.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 635 (33.58%) C#
2 545 (28.82%) JavaScript
3 432 (22.85%) Java
4 339 (17.93%) T-SQL
5 166 (8.78%) C++
6 148 (7.83%) Python
7 130 (6.87%) PHP
8 96 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 75 (3.97%) VB.NET
10 72 (3.81%) C
11 68 (3.60%) Shell Script
12 65 (3.44%) Ruby
13 40 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 37 (1.96%) R
14 37 (1.96%) VBA
15 36 (1.90%) TypeScript
15 36 (1.90%) VB
16 31 (1.64%) PowerShell
17 24 (1.27%) VBScript
18 20 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 279 (14.75%) Degree
2 32 (1.69%) PhD
3 30 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.48%) ISTQB
5 27 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.06%) ISEB
7 19 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.00%) HND
8 16 (0.85%) CCNP
9 14 (0.74%) MCSA
10 13 (0.69%) SC Cleared
11 11 (0.58%) HNC
12 10 (0.53%) CCSE
13 9 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.37%) MCSE
16 6 (0.32%) DV Cleared
17 5 (0.26%) MCITP
18 4 (0.21%) Master's Degree
18 4 (0.21%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.39%) QA
2 40 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.53%) SLA
4 23 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.69%) ISO 9000
6 10 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.53%) WAI
7 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.053%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.96%) vSphere
3 32 (1.69%) XenServer
4 31 (1.64%) Xen
5 25 (1.32%) Docker
6 21 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 21 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (0.53%) Firmware
7 10 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.21%) Postfix
8 4 (0.21%) qmail
8 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.11%) NDS
9 2 (0.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.11%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.053%) KVM
10 1 (0.053%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 85 (4.49%) Puppet
2 75 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.96%) Ansible
4 31 (1.64%) Cobbler
4 31 (1.64%) Tivoli
5 24 (1.27%) WSUS
6 15 (0.79%) Mesos
6 15 (0.79%) Nagios
7 8 (0.42%) SCCM
8 7 (0.37%) Packer
9 6 (0.32%) Kibana
9 6 (0.32%) Terraform
10 5 (0.26%) OpenNMS
10 5 (0.26%) RANCID
11 3 (0.16%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.16%) Control-M
11 3 (0.16%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.16%) Netcool
11 3 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 529 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 264 (13.96%) Oracle
3 74 (3.91%) Google
4 70 (3.70%) SAP
5 57 (3.01%) VMware
6 42 (2.22%) Tableau
7 31 (1.64%) EnterpriseDB
8 29 (1.53%) IBM
9 28 (1.48%) Sitecore
10 27 (1.43%) Facebook
10 27 (1.43%) NetApp
11 23 (1.22%) Avaya
12 21 (1.11%) Cisco
12 21 (1.11%) Cognos
13 20 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.85%) PayPal
15 15 (0.79%) HP
16 14 (0.74%) Apple
17 13 (0.69%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
TD Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago