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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 906 754 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.09% 22.10% 22.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.31% 41.98% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 779 674 772
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 2365 1796 1978
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 60.27% 52.65% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2023 1525 1735
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +9 52 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Oldham -4 38 £34,000 +18.26% 8
Bolton +8 33 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Altrincham +1 31 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Salford -1 21 £32,500 -4.41% 8
Bury -6 13 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Wigan -11 11 £30,000 -11.11% 2
Cheadle -5 5 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Rochdale -6 2 £55,000 +1.85% 1
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 782 (44.48%) SQL Server
2 648 (36.86%) .NET
3 646 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
4 601 (34.19%) C#
5 514 (29.24%) Microsoft
6 443 (25.20%) JavaScript
7 404 (22.98%) HTML
8 376 (21.39%) Java
9 367 (20.88%) MVC
10 353 (20.08%) ASP.NET
11 341 (19.40%) CSS
12 333 (18.94%) T-SQL
13 315 (17.92%) Finance
14 287 (16.33%) MS Excel
15 286 (16.27%) Business Intelligence
16 272 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 263 (14.96%) jQuery
18 253 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 242 (13.77%) Software Engineering
20 238 (13.54%) Oracle
21 237 (13.48%) Degree
22 232 (13.20%) OO
23 226 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
24 223 (12.68%) Scrum
25 219 (12.46%) Web Services
26 202 (11.49%) Linux
27 195 (11.09%) Data Warehouse
28 190 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
29 180 (10.24%) Windows
30 178 (10.13%) TDD

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 49 (2.79%) IIS
2 48 (2.73%) Tomcat
3 46 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 39 (2.22%) SAS
5 34 (1.93%) CMS
5 34 (1.93%) OpenStack
5 34 (1.93%) Umbraco
6 33 (1.88%) CloudStack
7 29 (1.65%) JBoss
8 26 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 24 (1.37%) MS Exchange
10 22 (1.25%) Apache
11 21 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
12 20 (1.14%) Apache Spark
13 17 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
14 14 (0.80%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.51%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 287 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.93%) MS Office
3 14 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.57%) SPSS
5 7 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 25 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.85%) Oracle ASCP
5 13 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
6 12 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
7 11 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.63%) Visualfiles
8 8 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
8 8 (0.46%) Oracle iSupplier
9 7 (0.40%) Demantra
9 7 (0.40%) Eloqua
9 7 (0.40%) Sage 200
10 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 129 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (1.71%) SaaS
5 24 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.02%) PaaS
7 17 (0.97%) Office 365
8 15 (0.85%) GitHub
9 12 (0.68%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.51%) IaaS
11 7 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.11%) Google Play
15 1 (0.057%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.057%) Responsys
15 1 (0.057%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.13%) Firewall
2 53 (3.01%) DNS
3 50 (2.84%) Internet
4 37 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 33 (1.88%) HTTP
6 26 (1.48%) SAN
7 23 (1.31%) DHCP
8 21 (1.19%) VLAN
9 17 (0.97%) WAN
10 16 (0.91%) Ethernet
11 15 (0.85%) Broadband
12 13 (0.74%) VoIP
13 11 (0.63%) Intranet
13 11 (0.63%) LAN
13 11 (0.63%) VPN
14 9 (0.51%) IPv6
15 8 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (0.40%) NAS
16 7 (0.40%) Network Security
16 7 (0.40%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (44.48%) SQL Server
2 272 (15.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 253 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 195 (11.09%) Data Warehouse
5 175 (9.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 171 (9.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 151 (8.59%) MySQL
8 117 (6.66%) NoSQL
9 103 (5.86%) Relational Database
10 97 (5.52%) Big Data
11 64 (3.64%) Hadoop
12 61 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 56 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 54 (3.07%) Oracle Database
15 45 (2.56%) MongoDB
16 43 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
17 42 (2.39%) RDBMS
18 34 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
19 30 (1.71%) QlikView
20 29 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 150 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 94 (5.35%) Visual Studio
3 85 (4.84%) NUnit
4 83 (4.72%) Subversion
5 79 (4.49%) JIRA
6 65 (3.70%) Selenium
7 59 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 53 (3.01%) Jenkins
9 50 (2.84%) JUnit
10 47 (2.67%) Mercurial
11 39 (2.22%) MSTest
12 34 (1.93%) Maven
13 28 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (1.37%) Eclipse
15 19 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
15 19 (1.08%) TeamCity
16 16 (0.91%) WebDriver
17 13 (0.74%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.74%) NetBeans
17 13 (0.74%) NuGet
General
1 315 (17.92%) Finance
2 97 (5.52%) Retail
3 89 (5.06%) Marketing
4 61 (3.47%) Legal
5 54 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 39 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.71%) Banking
7 30 (1.71%) Games
8 23 (1.31%) Law
9 20 (1.14%) Back Office
10 17 (0.97%) Electronics
11 15 (0.85%) Advertising
12 10 (0.57%) Billing
13 9 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.40%) Publishing
15 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.17%) Automotive
16 3 (0.17%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.17%) Local Government
17 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 946 (53.81%) Developer
2 277 (15.76%) .NET Developer
3 254 (14.45%) SQL Developer
4 226 (12.86%) C# Developer
5 204 (11.60%) Senior Developer
6 197 (11.21%) Analyst
7 174 (9.90%) Java Developer
8 156 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
9 106 (6.03%) Software Developer
10 101 (5.75%) DBA
11 100 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
12 92 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
13 90 (5.12%) SQL DBA
14 83 (4.72%) Software Engineer
14 83 (4.72%) SQL Server Developer
15 77 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 72 (4.10%) Web Developer
17 68 (3.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 66 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
19 64 (3.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (36.86%) .NET
2 404 (22.98%) HTML
3 353 (20.08%) ASP.NET
4 341 (19.40%) CSS
5 263 (14.96%) jQuery
6 219 (12.46%) Web Services
7 190 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 169 (9.61%) XML
9 163 (9.27%) WCF
10 157 (8.93%) AngularJS
11 142 (8.08%) .NET Framework
12 102 (5.80%) Spring
13 100 (5.69%) WPF
14 96 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 86 (4.89%) Entity Framework
16 84 (4.78%) REST
17 82 (4.66%) HTML5
18 81 (4.61%) Ajax
19 77 (4.38%) RESTful
20 61 (3.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 176 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (8.59%) iPad
3 117 (6.66%) Computer Science
4 55 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 53 (3.01%) Data Structures
6 46 (2.62%) Clustering
7 43 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 43 (2.45%) Replication
8 41 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.65%) Data Centre
10 28 (1.59%) User Experience
11 27 (1.54%) Xbox
12 22 (1.25%) N-Tier
13 20 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 17 (0.97%) Driving Licence
15 16 (0.91%) Internet of Things
16 8 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (0.46%) Fintech
16 8 (0.46%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 202 (11.49%) Linux
2 180 (10.24%) Windows
3 95 (5.40%) Unix
4 62 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 34 (1.93%) Android
6 32 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.80%) CentOS
11 10 (0.57%) AIX
11 10 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.40%) Debian
12 7 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.28%) HPUX
14 5 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (20.88%) MVC
3 286 (16.27%) Business Intelligence
4 242 (13.77%) Software Engineering
5 232 (13.20%) OO
6 226 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
7 223 (12.68%) Scrum
8 178 (10.13%) TDD
9 169 (9.61%) E-Commerce
10 161 (9.16%) ETL
11 145 (8.25%) Web Development
12 120 (6.83%) DevOps
13 110 (6.26%) SDLC
14 103 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
15 93 (5.29%) Unit Testing
16 88 (5.01%) Analytics
16 88 (5.01%) ITIL
17 84 (4.78%) Data Modelling
18 80 (4.55%) Automated Testing
19 78 (4.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 601 (34.19%) C#
2 443 (25.20%) JavaScript
3 376 (21.39%) Java
4 333 (18.94%) T-SQL
5 124 (7.05%) Python
6 121 (6.88%) C++
7 110 (6.26%) PHP
8 90 (5.12%) PL/SQL
9 75 (4.27%) VB.NET
10 62 (3.53%) Ruby
11 49 (2.79%) C
11 49 (2.79%) VBA
12 48 (2.73%) Shell Script
13 40 (2.28%) PowerShell
14 34 (1.93%) R
15 33 (1.88%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.71%) Perl
17 24 (1.37%) TypeScript
18 22 (1.25%) VB
19 16 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 237 (13.48%) Degree
2 35 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.25%) PhD
6 20 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 19 (1.08%) CCNP
8 13 (0.74%) HND
8 13 (0.74%) ISEB
8 13 (0.74%) MCITP
8 13 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.68%) MCSA
10 11 (0.63%) HNC
10 11 (0.63%) MCSE
10 11 (0.63%) MCTS
10 11 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.57%) CCSE
11 10 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.89%) QA
2 33 (1.88%) SLA
3 30 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.80%) WAI
7 11 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.46%) ISO 9000
8 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.28%) SDET
10 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.11%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.057%) PMO
System Software
1 59 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.39%) vSphere
3 38 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.88%) Xen
4 33 (1.88%) XenServer
5 32 (1.82%) Docker
6 13 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.51%) Firmware
10 7 (0.40%) Postfix
10 7 (0.40%) qmail
11 6 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.34%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.057%) KVM
14 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 71 (4.04%) Puppet
2 53 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.65%) Cobbler
3 29 (1.65%) Tivoli
4 24 (1.37%) Ansible
5 23 (1.31%) Nagios
5 23 (1.31%) WSUS
6 15 (0.85%) SCCM
7 10 (0.57%) SCOM
8 8 (0.46%) HP SIM
9 7 (0.40%) OpenNMS
9 7 (0.40%) RANCID
10 6 (0.34%) Packer
11 5 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.28%) Mesos
11 5 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.23%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.23%) Kibana
12 4 (0.23%) Terraform
13 3 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 514 (29.24%) Microsoft
2 238 (13.54%) Oracle
3 69 (3.92%) Google
4 67 (3.81%) VMware
5 38 (2.16%) Tableau
6 35 (1.99%) SAP
7 33 (1.88%) EnterpriseDB
8 31 (1.76%) Cisco
9 29 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.54%) IBM
11 24 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.25%) HP
13 18 (1.02%) Cognos
14 17 (0.97%) Sage
14 17 (0.97%) Sitecore
15 16 (0.91%) Avaya
15 16 (0.91%) NetApp
16 14 (0.80%) Facebook
17 11 (0.63%) Twitter
17 11 (0.63%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension, Health
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £34,619
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Today
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £30,776 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25% bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexible hrs
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday