Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,305 1,537 1,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.25% 19.59% 23.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.28% 33.89% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,156 1,334 1,622
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +8.97%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 4,043 4,535 4,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.55% 57.81% 58.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,411 3,864 3,861
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +2 53 £40,000 +14.29% 13
Wigan +4 48 £42,500 +61.90% 11
Bolton +8 39 £35,000 - 9
Altrincham -20 37 £50,000 +29.87% 15
Salford -1 32 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Oldham +1 23 £36,500 -3.31% 4
Bury -3 19 £37,500 +25.00% 12
Rochdale +5 13 £48,750 +28.29% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £35,000 - 1
Cheadle -2 6 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Sale -3 2 £29,500 -37.89%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 434 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (30.73%) Microsoft
3 370 (28.35%) .NET
4 369 (28.28%) SQL Server
5 349 (26.74%) C#
6 345 (26.44%) Finance
7 272 (20.84%) T-SQL
8 262 (20.08%) JavaScript
8 262 (20.08%) Windows
9 246 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
10 242 (18.54%) HTML
11 223 (17.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 216 (16.55%) Linux
13 203 (15.56%) CSS
14 200 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 200 (15.33%) Mentoring
15 193 (14.79%) MVC
16 184 (14.10%) ASP.NET
17 168 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 165 (12.64%) Web Development
19 162 (12.41%) Java
20 161 (12.34%) VMware
21 156 (11.95%) Disaster Recovery
22 154 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
23 149 (11.42%) NoSQL
24 147 (11.26%) Software Engineering
25 145 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
26 139 (10.65%) Scrum
27 134 (10.27%) Degree
28 133 (10.19%) Git (software)

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 69 (5.29%) IIS
2 54 (4.14%) Confluence
3 47 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.53%) CMS
5 16 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 15 (1.15%) SAS
7 12 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.84%) nginx
9 10 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.77%) JBoss
9 10 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.46%) Apache
11 6 (0.46%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.46%) WordPress
12 5 (0.38%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.38%) Drupal
12 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 113 (8.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 88 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.69%) SPSS
5 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Stata
7 1 (0.077%) Weka
Business Applications
1 19 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.54%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.31%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.23%) Magento
7 3 (0.23%) Maximo
7 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 200 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (11.80%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 39 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (2.99%) Amazon S3
4 39 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 38 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 38 (2.91%) Amazon SQS
6 34 (2.61%) Office 365
7 33 (2.53%) GitHub
8 32 (2.45%) SaaS
9 23 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.30%) IaaS
11 16 (1.23%) PaaS
12 15 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.54%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (0.38%) Serverless
16 3 (0.23%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 104 (7.97%) Wi-Fi
2 100 (7.66%) Network Security
3 30 (2.30%) Firewall
4 17 (1.30%) SAN
5 16 (1.23%) Intranet
6 15 (1.15%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.92%) VoIP
8 11 (0.84%) Internet
9 10 (0.77%) DNS
10 8 (0.61%) DHCP
11 7 (0.54%) Broadband
12 5 (0.38%) LAN
12 5 (0.38%) Skype
12 5 (0.38%) WAN
12 5 (0.38%) Wireless
13 4 (0.31%) HTTP
13 4 (0.31%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.31%) PBX
13 4 (0.31%) VSAN
14 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 223 (17.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 168 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 149 (11.42%) NoSQL
5 133 (10.19%) MySQL
6 98 (7.51%) MongoDB
7 88 (6.74%) Relational Database
8 85 (6.51%) Power BI
8 85 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 77 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
10 70 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 65 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 43 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
13 39 (2.99%) QlikView
14 35 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (2.61%) Big Data
16 31 (2.38%) OLTP
16 31 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
17 22 (1.69%) Oracle Database
18 21 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 133 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 95 (7.28%) JIRA
3 91 (6.97%) Jenkins
4 51 (3.91%) TeamCity
5 48 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 43 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 41 (3.14%) Selenium
8 40 (3.07%) Subversion
9 33 (2.53%) Visual Studio
10 30 (2.30%) NUnit
10 30 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (2.15%) Cucumber
12 23 (1.76%) MSTest
13 17 (1.30%) JMeter
13 17 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
14 16 (1.23%) Bitbucket
15 15 (1.15%) WebDriver
16 12 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
17 11 (0.84%) Maven
17 11 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 345 (26.44%) Finance
2 121 (9.27%) Legal
3 68 (5.21%) Retail
4 44 (3.37%) Marketing
5 39 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.22%) Advertising
7 23 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.53%) Banking
9 16 (1.23%) Law
10 15 (1.15%) Electronics
11 11 (0.84%) Games
12 10 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.46%) Automotive
13 6 (0.46%) Back Office
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.23%) Local Government
15 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.077%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.077%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 514 (39.39%) Developer
2 261 (20.00%) Analyst
3 164 (12.57%) C# Developer
4 160 (12.26%) .NET Developer
5 130 (9.96%) SQL Developer
6 123 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
7 113 (8.66%) IT Analyst
8 105 (8.05%) Security Analyst
9 104 (7.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 104 (7.97%) IT Security Analyst
9 104 (7.97%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 104 (7.97%) Senior Security Analyst
10 95 (7.28%) DBA
11 81 (6.21%) Software Developer
12 78 (5.98%) SQL DBA
13 69 (5.29%) Senior Developer
14 59 (4.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 58 (4.44%) Administrator
15 58 (4.44%) Software Engineer
16 57 (4.37%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (28.35%) .NET
2 242 (18.54%) HTML
3 203 (15.56%) CSS
4 184 (14.10%) ASP.NET
5 126 (9.66%) AngularJS
6 111 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 107 (8.20%) XML
8 76 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 74 (5.67%) Web Services
10 69 (5.29%) RESTful
11 67 (5.13%) .NET Framework
11 67 (5.13%) React
12 65 (4.98%) jQuery
13 52 (3.98%) Entity Framework
14 50 (3.83%) WCF
15 47 (3.60%) .NET Core
15 47 (3.60%) SOAP
16 42 (3.22%) HTML5
17 41 (3.14%) Node.js
17 41 (3.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 131 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 100 (7.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 74 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
5 47 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 47 (3.60%) Replication
6 38 (2.91%) Fintech
6 38 (2.91%) Private Cloud
6 38 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.30%) User Experience
8 25 (1.92%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.46%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.30%) Clustering
11 16 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.15%) Blog
13 9 (0.69%) FMCG
14 8 (0.61%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.46%) EPoS
15 6 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 262 (20.08%) Windows
2 216 (16.55%) Linux
3 53 (4.06%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.07%) Unix
5 26 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.30%) Android
7 15 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.00%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.77%) Solaris
10 10 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.54%) CentOS
11 7 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.077%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (33.26%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
3 200 (15.33%) Mentoring
4 193 (14.79%) MVC
5 165 (12.64%) Web Development
6 156 (11.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 147 (11.26%) Software Engineering
8 139 (10.65%) Scrum
9 133 (10.19%) DevOps
10 130 (9.96%) Analytics
11 120 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (8.51%) Business Continuity
12 111 (8.51%) Data Protection
12 111 (8.51%) IT Strategy
13 106 (8.12%) Scenario Testing
14 105 (8.05%) Information Security
14 105 (8.05%) Penetration Testing
15 101 (7.74%) Risk Analysis
15 101 (7.74%) Threat Analysis
16 100 (7.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 349 (26.74%) C#
2 272 (20.84%) T-SQL
3 262 (20.08%) JavaScript
4 162 (12.41%) Java
5 88 (6.74%) Python
6 61 (4.67%) PHP
7 52 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 51 (3.91%) PowerShell
9 46 (3.52%) C++
10 40 (3.07%) C
11 37 (2.84%) R
12 31 (2.38%) TypeScript
13 25 (1.92%) VBA
14 24 (1.84%) Ruby
15 23 (1.76%) VB
16 21 (1.61%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.23%) Bash Shell
18 15 (1.15%) Perl
19 14 (1.07%) Scala
20 12 (0.92%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 134 (10.27%) Degree
2 104 (7.97%) CISSP
2 104 (7.97%) CREST Certified
2 104 (7.97%) SANS
3 37 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.53%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.07%) PhD
6 10 (0.77%) AWS Certification
6 10 (0.77%) ISEB
6 10 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (0.61%) CCNA
7 8 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.46%) MCSA
9 4 (0.31%) HNC
9 4 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.31%) RHCE
9 4 (0.31%) RHCSA
9 4 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (8.58%) GDPR
1 112 (8.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 112 (8.58%) PCI DSS
2 61 (4.67%) QA
3 27 (2.07%) SLA
4 11 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.61%) PMO
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.077%) HL7
7 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 145 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 54 (4.14%) Docker
4 45 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.84%) vSphere
7 10 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.54%) XenApp
9 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.46%) XenServer
10 5 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.38%) Xen
11 4 (0.31%) Firmware
11 4 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.31%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.15%) HDFS
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.077%) KVM
13 1 (0.077%) pfSense
13 1 (0.077%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 52 (3.98%) Ansible
2 38 (2.91%) Puppet
3 36 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.76%) SCCM
5 20 (1.53%) Kubernetes
6 13 (1.00%) Packer
7 6 (0.46%) Terraform
8 5 (0.38%) Grafana
8 5 (0.38%) Nagios
8 5 (0.38%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.38%) SCOM
9 4 (0.31%) Consul
9 4 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.31%) Graphite
9 4 (0.31%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.23%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.23%) Kibana
10 3 (0.23%) Oozie
10 3 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 401 (30.73%) Microsoft
2 161 (12.34%) VMware
3 127 (9.73%) Cisco
4 95 (7.28%) Oracle
5 67 (5.13%) Tableau
6 38 (2.91%) New Relic
6 38 (2.91%) Trend Micro
7 30 (2.30%) Google
8 21 (1.61%) SAP
9 19 (1.46%) Citrix
10 16 (1.23%) RedGate
11 14 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.07%) Xamarin
12 13 (1.00%) WorldPay
13 12 (0.92%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.84%) Veeam
15 10 (0.77%) Cognos
15 10 (0.77%) Informatica
15 10 (0.77%) Sage
16 9 (0.69%) Aquila