Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1770 1729 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.77% 23.47% 20.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.79% 40.89% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1605 1380
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%

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 4563 4228 3710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.69% 57.38% 50.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3898 3728 3244
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +1 112 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Altrincham 0 81 £42,250 +15.75% 8
Bolton 0 48 £33,750 +3.85% 10
Bury +7 39 £27,500 -31.25% 6
Wigan -2 38 £29,500 -9.23% 3
Salford 0 36 £40,000 -2.44% 7
Cheadle -1 18 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Oldham +13 17 £35,000 - 2
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Rochdale -11 4 £58,750 +6.82% 3
Sale +10 1 £47,500 +33.80%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 661 (37.34%) SQL Server
2 654 (36.95%) .NET
3 581 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
4 560 (31.64%) C#
5 548 (30.96%) JavaScript
6 507 (28.64%) HTML
7 467 (26.38%) CSS
8 443 (25.03%) Finance
9 405 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
10 397 (22.43%) Microsoft
11 352 (19.89%) Java
12 344 (19.44%) MVC
13 319 (18.02%) ASP.NET
14 293 (16.55%) T-SQL
15 275 (15.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 265 (14.97%) jQuery
17 255 (14.41%) Linux
18 248 (14.01%) Oracle
19 246 (13.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 243 (13.73%) Degree
21 239 (13.50%) Scrum
22 224 (12.66%) Windows
23 220 (12.43%) OO
24 212 (11.98%) Analytics
25 211 (11.92%) Web Services
26 202 (11.41%) Git (software)
27 191 (10.79%) Python
28 190 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
29 187 (10.56%) Software Engineering
30 180 (10.17%) Data Warehouse

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 99 (5.59%) SAS
2 73 (4.12%) IIS
3 64 (3.62%) Apache
4 50 (2.82%) Apache Spark
5 42 (2.37%) CMS
6 40 (2.26%) SharePoint
7 29 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.47%) OpenStack
9 23 (1.30%) CloudStack
10 22 (1.24%) Confluence
11 21 (1.19%) MS Exchange
11 21 (1.19%) Umbraco
12 18 (1.02%) nginx
12 18 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (0.90%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.79%) OpenEdge
15 11 (0.62%) Drupal
16 10 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.51%) JBoss
18 8 (0.45%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 87 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (2.20%) FileZilla
4 14 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.73%) SPSS
6 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.056%) Weka
Business Applications
1 19 (1.07%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.85%) Magento
4 12 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
6 8 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.34%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.23%) FastStats
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 4 (0.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 123 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
5 18 (1.02%) Office 365
6 17 (0.96%) SaaS
7 16 (0.90%) Sage Pay
8 12 (0.68%) GitHub
9 11 (0.62%) OpenShift
10 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.056%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.056%) IaaS
13 1 (0.056%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.056%) Responsys
13 1 (0.056%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.66%) HTTP
2 39 (2.20%) FTP
2 39 (2.20%) SMTP
3 28 (1.58%) DNS
4 21 (1.19%) Firewall
5 19 (1.07%) DHCP
6 18 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 14 (0.79%) Internet
8 14 (0.79%) SSL
9 13 (0.73%) SAN
9 13 (0.73%) SMS
10 12 (0.68%) Intranet
10 12 (0.68%) LAN
11 11 (0.62%) WAN
12 9 (0.51%) VoIP
13 8 (0.45%) LLU
13 8 (0.45%) VLAN
14 7 (0.40%) RS-232
14 7 (0.40%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 661 (37.34%) SQL Server
2 275 (15.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 246 (13.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 180 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
5 161 (9.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 137 (7.74%) Relational Database
7 129 (7.29%) MySQL
8 109 (6.16%) Big Data
9 108 (6.10%) NoSQL
10 87 (4.92%) Hadoop
11 82 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 68 (3.84%) SQL Server 2016
13 65 (3.67%) SQL Server 2014
14 62 (3.50%) Power BI
15 61 (3.45%) MongoDB
16 59 (3.33%) Base SAS
16 59 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 58 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
18 57 (3.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
19 54 (3.05%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 202 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 99 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 77 (4.35%) JIRA
4 76 (4.29%) Subversion
5 72 (4.07%) Jenkins
6 69 (3.90%) Selenium
7 60 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (3.05%) ProC
9 47 (2.66%) NUnit
10 44 (2.49%) TeamCity
11 39 (2.20%) MSTest
12 32 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 29 (1.64%) JUnit
13 29 (1.64%) Mercurial
14 26 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (1.47%) Cucumber
15 21 (1.19%) Bitbucket
16 19 (1.07%) Eclipse
17 17 (0.96%) Maven
18 16 (0.90%) Grunt
General
1 443 (25.03%) Finance
2 163 (9.21%) Marketing
3 137 (7.74%) Manufacturing
4 135 (7.63%) Telecoms
5 113 (6.38%) Electronics
6 102 (5.76%) Retail
7 79 (4.46%) Banking
8 45 (2.54%) Legal
9 26 (1.47%) Games
10 22 (1.24%) Advertising
10 22 (1.24%) Back Office
11 20 (1.13%) Automotive
12 17 (0.96%) Law
13 7 (0.40%) Billing
14 5 (0.28%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.17%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.056%) Dutch Language
17 1 (0.056%) German Language
Job Titles
1 973 (54.97%) Developer
2 286 (16.16%) .NET Developer
3 253 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 240 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 190 (10.73%) Analyst
6 162 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 155 (8.76%) Senior Developer
8 138 (7.80%) Java Developer
9 134 (7.57%) Software Developer
10 108 (6.10%) Consultant
11 106 (5.99%) Software Engineer
12 96 (5.42%) SQL Server Developer
13 91 (5.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 85 (4.80%) ASP.NET Developer
15 82 (4.63%) JavaScript Developer
16 67 (3.79%) PHP Developer
17 64 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 60 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
18 60 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
19 58 (3.28%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (36.95%) .NET
2 507 (28.64%) HTML
3 467 (26.38%) CSS
4 319 (18.02%) ASP.NET
5 265 (14.97%) jQuery
6 211 (11.92%) Web Services
7 165 (9.32%) AngularJS
8 158 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 132 (7.46%) XML
10 125 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 125 (7.06%) HTML5
11 122 (6.89%) Spring
12 114 (6.44%) .NET Framework
13 104 (5.88%) Ajax
14 97 (5.48%) WCF
15 92 (5.20%) REST
16 86 (4.86%) SOAP
17 85 (4.80%) JSON
18 75 (4.24%) RESTful
19 71 (4.01%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 190 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.07%) Data Structures
3 71 (4.01%) Computer Science
4 56 (3.16%) iPad
5 53 (2.99%) User Experience
6 49 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
7 48 (2.71%) Algorithms
8 45 (2.54%) N-Tier
9 42 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (2.09%) Public Cloud
11 35 (1.98%) Mobile App
12 27 (1.53%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.02%) Fintech
14 16 (0.90%) Clustering
15 14 (0.79%) Data Centre
15 14 (0.79%) Replication
15 14 (0.79%) Social Media
16 13 (0.73%) BBC
16 13 (0.73%) Driving Licence
17 10 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 255 (14.41%) Linux
2 224 (12.66%) Windows
3 125 (7.06%) Unix
4 68 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 28 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.02%) Android
7 17 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 16 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.17%) AIX
14 3 (0.17%) CentOS
15 1 (0.056%) Solaris
15 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
3 344 (19.44%) MVC
4 239 (13.50%) Scrum
5 220 (12.43%) OO
6 212 (11.98%) Analytics
7 187 (10.56%) Software Engineering
8 178 (10.06%) TDD
9 177 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 176 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
11 175 (9.89%) Test Automation
12 148 (8.36%) DevOps
13 144 (8.14%) Web Development
14 138 (7.80%) ETL
15 122 (6.89%) OOP
16 120 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
17 112 (6.33%) Programme Management
18 106 (5.99%) Open Source
19 99 (5.59%) SDLC
20 94 (5.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 560 (31.64%) C#
2 548 (30.96%) JavaScript
3 352 (19.89%) Java
4 293 (16.55%) T-SQL
5 191 (10.79%) Python
6 170 (9.60%) PHP
7 161 (9.10%) C++
8 84 (4.75%) PL/SQL
9 76 (4.29%) VB.NET
10 72 (4.07%) Shell Script
11 67 (3.79%) C
11 67 (3.79%) Ruby
12 54 (3.05%) PROC SQL
12 54 (3.05%) SAS Macro
13 52 (2.94%) VBScript
14 49 (2.77%) VB
15 41 (2.32%) R
16 39 (2.20%) Bash Shell
17 38 (2.15%) Go
18 37 (2.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 243 (13.73%) Degree
2 34 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 34 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.53%) ISEB
4 25 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.07%) PhD
7 12 (0.68%) MCSE
8 10 (0.56%) HND
8 10 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.56%) MCSA
8 10 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.34%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.28%) CCNA
12 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.28%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.45%) QA
2 36 (2.03%) SLA
3 32 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.68%) ISO 9000
5 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.28%) WAI
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.056%) GDPR
9 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.056%) TickIT
System Software
1 52 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.32%) Docker
3 24 (1.36%) vSphere
4 23 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.30%) Xen
4 23 (1.30%) XenServer
5 9 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
9 2 (0.11%) NDS
9 2 (0.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.11%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.11%) Varnish
10 1 (0.056%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.056%) Snort
10 1 (0.056%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 88 (4.97%) Puppet
2 79 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (2.99%) Ansible
4 24 (1.36%) Cobbler
4 24 (1.36%) Tivoli
5 23 (1.30%) Mesos
6 14 (0.79%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.51%) WSUS
8 8 (0.45%) Nagios
9 7 (0.40%) Kibana
9 7 (0.40%) SCCM
10 5 (0.28%) Cacti
10 5 (0.28%) SCOM
11 4 (0.23%) Control-M
11 4 (0.23%) OpenNMS
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.23%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.23%) RANCID
12 3 (0.17%) Marathon
12 3 (0.17%) rkt
Vendors
1 397 (22.43%) Microsoft
2 248 (14.01%) Oracle
3 152 (8.59%) SAP
4 57 (3.22%) Google
5 56 (3.16%) Tableau
6 49 (2.77%) VMware
7 40 (2.26%) PayPal
8 31 (1.75%) Cognos
9 26 (1.47%) Sitecore
10 24 (1.36%) EnterpriseDB
11 23 (1.30%) IBM
12 21 (1.19%) Facebook
13 19 (1.07%) Cisco
13 19 (1.07%) Informatica
14 15 (0.85%) CyberSource
14 15 (0.85%) hybris
15 14 (0.79%) Apple
16 13 (0.73%) Sony
16 13 (0.73%) Yahoo!
17 11 (0.62%) Citrix