Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1637 1716 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.78% 23.19% 20.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.75% 40.07% 42.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1427 1598 1402
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +6.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 4579 4282 3694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.14% 57.86% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3899 3785 3235
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,350 £61,250 £55,150
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 November 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 19 November 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 0 102 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Altrincham 0 91 £42,000 +13.51% 6
Bolton +1 49 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Wigan 0 34 £28,500 -12.31%
Bury +9 31 £27,000 -32.50% 2
Salford 0 29 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Oldham +12 15 £37,000 +19.35% 1
Cheadle -6 14 £34,000 -28.42%
Rochdale -3 10 £39,000 -29.09% 7
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Sale +7 1 £47,500 +48.44%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 615 (37.57%) .NET
2 589 (35.98%) SQL Server
3 557 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
4 549 (33.54%) C#
5 519 (31.70%) JavaScript
6 450 (27.49%) HTML
7 415 (25.35%) CSS
8 392 (23.95%) Finance
9 373 (22.79%) Business Intelligence
10 361 (22.05%) Microsoft
11 344 (21.01%) MVC
12 300 (18.33%) Java
13 289 (17.65%) ASP.NET
14 279 (17.04%) T-SQL
15 255 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 246 (15.03%) Scrum
17 238 (14.54%) jQuery
18 228 (13.93%) Oracle
19 224 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 219 (13.38%) Linux
21 215 (13.13%) Degree
22 205 (12.52%) Web Services
23 200 (12.22%) OO
24 196 (11.97%) Windows
25 183 (11.18%) Git (software)
26 181 (11.06%) Software Engineering
26 181 (11.06%) Analytics
27 176 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
28 172 (10.51%) TDD
29 171 (10.45%) Python

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 92 (5.62%) SAS
2 63 (3.85%) Apache
3 55 (3.36%) IIS
4 38 (2.32%) Apache Spark
4 38 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 34 (2.08%) CMS
6 24 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.28%) OpenStack
8 18 (1.10%) CloudStack
9 17 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 16 (0.98%) Confluence
10 16 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.92%) MS Exchange
11 15 (0.92%) nginx
12 10 (0.61%) Drupal
12 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.61%) JBoss
13 8 (0.49%) Sitefinity
14 7 (0.43%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 83 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.71%) FileZilla
4 11 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.55%) SPSS
6 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.061%) Weka
Business Applications
1 19 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.98%) Magento
3 14 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.37%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.31%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.12%) Epicor Tropos
10 2 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite
10 2 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
10 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.061%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 123 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (1.34%) Office 365
5 18 (1.10%) OpenShift
6 17 (1.04%) SaaS
7 16 (0.98%) Sage Pay
8 15 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.49%) GitHub
10 6 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 3 (0.18%) npm
13 3 (0.18%) Slack
14 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.12%) IaaS
14 2 (0.12%) PaaS
15 1 (0.061%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.63%) HTTP
2 28 (1.71%) FTP
2 28 (1.71%) SMTP
3 21 (1.28%) DNS
4 18 (1.10%) Internet
5 16 (0.98%) Firewall
6 14 (0.86%) SSL
7 13 (0.79%) DHCP
7 13 (0.79%) SMS
8 11 (0.67%) Intranet
8 11 (0.67%) WAN
9 10 (0.61%) Ethernet
9 10 (0.61%) LAN
9 10 (0.61%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.55%) SAN
10 9 (0.55%) VoIP
11 8 (0.49%) WinSCP
12 6 (0.37%) LLU
13 5 (0.31%) Broadband
13 5 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (35.98%) SQL Server
2 255 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 224 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 154 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
4 154 (9.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 136 (8.31%) MySQL
6 125 (7.64%) Relational Database
7 94 (5.74%) NoSQL
8 86 (5.25%) Big Data
9 71 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 69 (4.22%) Power BI
11 67 (4.09%) Hadoop
12 65 (3.97%) SQL Server 2016
13 58 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
14 57 (3.48%) MongoDB
15 53 (3.24%) Base SAS
15 53 (3.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 51 (3.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 51 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
17 48 (2.93%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 183 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 92 (5.62%) Visual Studio
3 76 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 63 (3.85%) Selenium
5 61 (3.73%) JIRA
6 57 (3.48%) Subversion
7 54 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 50 (3.05%) NUnit
9 48 (2.93%) ProC
10 42 (2.57%) TeamCity
11 40 (2.44%) MSTest
12 34 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 29 (1.77%) Mercurial
14 26 (1.59%) JUnit
15 22 (1.34%) Cucumber
16 21 (1.28%) Grunt
17 20 (1.22%) Bitbucket
17 20 (1.22%) Maven
18 19 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (1.16%) Eclipse
General
1 392 (23.95%) Finance
2 127 (7.76%) Marketing
3 119 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 116 (7.09%) Telecoms
5 106 (6.48%) Retail
6 96 (5.86%) Electronics
7 67 (4.09%) Banking
8 49 (2.99%) Legal
9 26 (1.59%) Games
10 23 (1.41%) Advertising
11 20 (1.22%) Back Office
12 19 (1.16%) Automotive
13 16 (0.98%) Law
14 9 (0.55%) Billing
15 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.12%) Retail Finance
18 1 (0.061%) Local Government
18 1 (0.061%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 900 (54.98%) Developer
2 291 (17.78%) .NET Developer
3 233 (14.23%) SQL Developer
4 225 (13.74%) C# Developer
5 163 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 161 (9.84%) Analyst
7 147 (8.98%) Senior Developer
8 120 (7.33%) Software Developer
9 113 (6.90%) Java Developer
10 103 (6.29%) Software Engineer
11 100 (6.11%) Consultant
12 89 (5.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 80 (4.89%) SQL Server Developer
14 77 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
15 68 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
16 67 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
17 65 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 59 (3.60%) Applications Support
19 56 (3.42%) PHP Developer
20 54 (3.30%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (37.57%) .NET
2 450 (27.49%) HTML
3 415 (25.35%) CSS
4 289 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 238 (14.54%) jQuery
6 205 (12.52%) Web Services
7 170 (10.38%) AngularJS
8 148 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 128 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 121 (7.39%) Spring
11 118 (7.21%) XML
12 112 (6.84%) HTML5
13 109 (6.66%) .NET Framework
14 97 (5.93%) RESTful
15 96 (5.86%) WCF
16 94 (5.74%) Ajax
17 90 (5.50%) REST
17 90 (5.50%) SOAP
18 68 (4.15%) Entity Framework
19 66 (4.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 56 (3.42%) Data Structures
4 47 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 42 (2.57%) iPad
6 42 (2.57%) User Experience
7 35 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 35 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 26 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 26 (1.59%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.28%) Fintech
11 14 (0.86%) Driving Licence
11 14 (0.86%) Life Science
11 14 (0.86%) Replication
12 13 (0.79%) Clustering
12 13 (0.79%) NHS
13 10 (0.61%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 219 (13.38%) Linux
2 196 (11.97%) Windows
3 112 (6.84%) Unix
4 67 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 23 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (1.34%) Android
7 21 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 17 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.24%) CentOS
13 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.061%) AIX
14 1 (0.061%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.061%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (22.79%) Business Intelligence
3 344 (21.01%) MVC
4 246 (15.03%) Scrum
5 200 (12.22%) OO
6 181 (11.06%) Analytics
6 181 (11.06%) Software Engineering
7 172 (10.51%) TDD
8 163 (9.96%) Test Automation
9 160 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
10 153 (9.35%) DevOps
11 145 (8.86%) E-Commerce
12 136 (8.31%) Web Development
13 116 (7.09%) ETL
14 115 (7.03%) OOP
15 102 (6.23%) Digital Marketing
16 101 (6.17%) Mentoring
17 93 (5.68%) Programme Management
18 91 (5.56%) Microservices
19 87 (5.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 549 (33.54%) C#
2 519 (31.70%) JavaScript
3 300 (18.33%) Java
4 279 (17.04%) T-SQL
5 171 (10.45%) Python
6 146 (8.92%) PHP
7 138 (8.43%) C++
8 75 (4.58%) PL/SQL
9 68 (4.15%) Ruby
9 68 (4.15%) VB.NET
10 64 (3.91%) C
11 63 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 48 (2.93%) PROC SQL
12 48 (2.93%) SAS Macro
13 40 (2.44%) Scala
13 40 (2.44%) VBScript
14 38 (2.32%) Bash Shell
15 35 (2.14%) VB
16 33 (2.02%) R
16 33 (2.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 215 (13.13%) Degree
2 40 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.53%) ISTQB
5 24 (1.47%) ISEB
6 19 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.86%) MCSE
9 9 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.55%) MCSA
9 9 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.49%) PhD
11 7 (0.43%) CCNA
11 7 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.43%) HND
12 6 (0.37%) MCP
12 6 (0.37%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.31%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.60%) QA
2 33 (2.02%) SLA
3 23 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.55%) ISO 9000
4 9 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.18%) WAI
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) GDPR
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.061%) PMO
8 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.061%) TickIT
System Software
1 52 (3.18%) Docker
2 38 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.16%) vSphere
5 18 (1.10%) Xen
5 18 (1.10%) XenServer
6 9 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.18%) Snort
8 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.12%) Varnish
10 1 (0.061%) Firmware
10 1 (0.061%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.061%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.061%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 78 (4.76%) Puppet
2 73 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (2.87%) Ansible
4 24 (1.47%) Cobbler
4 24 (1.47%) Tivoli
5 21 (1.28%) Kubernetes
6 17 (1.04%) Mesos
7 12 (0.73%) Kibana
8 10 (0.61%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.43%) Nagios
10 6 (0.37%) SCCM
10 6 (0.37%) SCOM
11 4 (0.24%) Cacti
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.24%) WSUS
12 3 (0.18%) Marathon
12 3 (0.18%) OpenNMS
12 3 (0.18%) rkt
12 3 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.18%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 361 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 228 (13.93%) Oracle
3 136 (8.31%) SAP
4 50 (3.05%) Tableau
5 47 (2.87%) Google
6 45 (2.75%) VMware
7 30 (1.83%) Cognos
8 29 (1.77%) PayPal
9 23 (1.41%) EnterpriseDB
9 23 (1.41%) Sitecore
10 20 (1.22%) IBM
11 19 (1.16%) Informatica
12 17 (1.04%) Cisco
12 17 (1.04%) Facebook
13 15 (0.92%) Capita
13 15 (0.92%) CyberSource
14 13 (0.79%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.67%) hybris
15 11 (0.67%) Sage
16 10 (0.61%) Citrix