Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,429 1,754 1,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.61% 22.58% 23.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.84% 38.52% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,270 1,522 1,588
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.32% +9.74%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 4,223 4,554 4,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 57.96% 58.62% 57.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,585 3,881 3,706
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +1 75 £35,000 -4.11% 17
Wigan +4 53 £42,500 +46.55% 14
Bolton +7 52 £35,000 - 12
Altrincham -19 40 £45,000 +6.51% 12
Salford -3 37 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Bury -5 24 £30,000 +9.09% 14
Oldham +1 23 £36,500 +4.29% 7
Rochdale +16 19 £48,750 -17.02% 4
Cheadle -2 14 £37,750 -5.63% 4
Ashton-under-Lyne - 11 £35,000 -
Sale -6 4 £29,500 -37.89% 2
Heywood -4 3 £28,500 +46.15%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 491 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (31.07%) SQL Server
3 414 (28.97%) .NET
4 397 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 384 (26.87%) C#
6 344 (24.07%) Finance
7 297 (20.78%) JavaScript
8 271 (18.96%) HTML
9 270 (18.89%) T-SQL
10 261 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
11 251 (17.56%) Windows
12 235 (16.45%) CSS
13 221 (15.47%) MVC
13 221 (15.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 205 (14.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 201 (14.07%) Linux
16 200 (14.00%) ASP.NET
17 178 (12.46%) Java
18 170 (11.90%) Mentoring
19 166 (11.62%) Degree
20 162 (11.34%) Scrum
21 158 (11.06%) Software Engineering
22 157 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
23 154 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 151 (10.57%) MySQL
24 151 (10.57%) Git (software)
24 151 (10.57%) NoSQL
24 151 (10.57%) DevOps
25 146 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
26 143 (10.01%) Continuous Integration

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 70 (4.90%) IIS
2 64 (4.48%) Confluence
3 44 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.26%) SAS
6 18 (1.26%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.19%) CMS
7 17 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.98%) Skype for Business
9 11 (0.77%) JBoss
9 11 (0.77%) nginx
9 11 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (0.63%) CloudStack
11 9 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 87 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (5.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.56%) SPSS
5 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.28%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.21%) Stata
8 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 46 (3.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 21 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.35%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.28%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.21%) Maximo
7 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.21%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.14%) Demantra
8 2 (0.14%) Magento
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle ASCP
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.070%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.070%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 205 (14.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 42 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 42 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (2.87%) Amazon SQS
6 40 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 37 (2.59%) Office 365
7 37 (2.59%) SaaS
8 31 (2.17%) GitHub
9 22 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (1.26%) IaaS
11 17 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.98%) PaaS
13 9 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
13 9 (0.63%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.21%) Google Play
15 3 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
2 62 (4.34%) Network Security
3 36 (2.52%) Firewall
4 23 (1.61%) Internet
4 23 (1.61%) Intranet
5 19 (1.33%) Skype
6 17 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.12%) SAN
8 15 (1.05%) VoIP
9 12 (0.84%) DNS
10 9 (0.63%) Broadband
10 9 (0.63%) DHCP
11 8 (0.56%) HTTP
11 8 (0.56%) VLAN
11 8 (0.56%) Wireless
12 7 (0.49%) SMS
12 7 (0.49%) Unified Communications
12 7 (0.49%) VPN
13 5 (0.35%) NAS
14 4 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 221 (15.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 154 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 151 (10.57%) MySQL
4 151 (10.57%) NoSQL
5 116 (8.12%) Relational Database
6 98 (6.86%) MongoDB
7 87 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 85 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (5.60%) Power BI
10 69 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 69 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 50 (3.50%) Amazon RDS
12 45 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
13 38 (2.66%) QlikView
14 34 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
15 30 (2.10%) Big Data
15 30 (2.10%) Hadoop
15 30 (2.10%) OLTP
16 23 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 151 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 113 (7.91%) JIRA
3 97 (6.79%) Jenkins
4 59 (4.13%) Subversion
5 57 (3.99%) Selenium
5 57 (3.99%) TeamCity
6 50 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 48 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 37 (2.59%) Visual Studio
9 34 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (2.17%) NUnit
11 30 (2.10%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.54%) MSTest
13 21 (1.47%) SpecFlow
14 19 (1.33%) SoapUI
14 19 (1.33%) WebDriver
15 17 (1.19%) JMeter
16 16 (1.12%) Bitbucket
16 16 (1.12%) NetBeans
16 16 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 344 (24.07%) Finance
2 107 (7.49%) Retail
3 86 (6.02%) Legal
4 53 (3.71%) Manufacturing
5 52 (3.64%) Marketing
6 34 (2.38%) Advertising
7 32 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.75%) Banking
8 25 (1.75%) Electronics
9 21 (1.47%) Back Office
9 21 (1.47%) Law
10 19 (1.33%) Games
11 13 (0.91%) Automotive
12 4 (0.28%) Billing
12 4 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.28%) Publishing
13 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.070%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 587 (41.08%) Developer
2 253 (17.70%) Analyst
3 201 (14.07%) .NET Developer
4 179 (12.53%) C# Developer
5 159 (11.13%) SQL Developer
6 131 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 93 (6.51%) Software Developer
8 85 (5.95%) DBA
9 84 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
10 78 (5.46%) IT Analyst
11 70 (4.90%) Senior Developer
12 68 (4.76%) Security Analyst
12 68 (4.76%) SQL DBA
13 66 (4.62%) IT Security Analyst
13 66 (4.62%) Senior IT Security Analyst
13 66 (4.62%) Senior Security Analyst
14 64 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 64 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
15 61 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
16 55 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (28.97%) .NET
2 271 (18.96%) HTML
3 235 (16.45%) CSS
4 200 (14.00%) ASP.NET
5 140 (9.80%) AngularJS
6 119 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 116 (8.12%) XML
8 99 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 89 (6.23%) Web Services
10 86 (6.02%) .NET Framework
10 86 (6.02%) React
11 80 (5.60%) RESTful
12 72 (5.04%) jQuery
13 66 (4.62%) Entity Framework
14 62 (4.34%) WCF
15 56 (3.92%) HTML5
15 56 (3.92%) SOAP
16 53 (3.71%) LINQ
17 52 (3.64%) .NET Core
18 44 (3.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 146 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 65 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 62 (4.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 53 (3.71%) Computer Science
6 49 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (2.80%) Private Cloud
8 38 (2.66%) Replication
9 37 (2.59%) Fintech
10 35 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
11 30 (2.10%) Data Structures
12 28 (1.96%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.61%) User Experience
14 19 (1.33%) Mobile App
15 18 (1.26%) Clustering
16 16 (1.12%) Blog
17 10 (0.70%) EPoS
17 10 (0.70%) FMCG
18 9 (0.63%) Wiki
19 8 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 251 (17.56%) Windows
2 201 (14.07%) Linux
3 56 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 44 (3.08%) Unix
5 31 (2.17%) Android
5 31 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.91%) CentOS
8 13 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 12 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.70%) Solaris
11 5 (0.35%) Debian
11 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.14%) HPUX
13 2 (0.14%) SUSE
14 1 (0.070%) AIX
14 1 (0.070%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
3 221 (15.47%) MVC
4 170 (11.90%) Mentoring
5 162 (11.34%) Scrum
6 158 (11.06%) Software Engineering
7 151 (10.57%) DevOps
8 143 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
9 141 (9.87%) Web Development
10 136 (9.52%) Analytics
11 125 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
11 125 (8.75%) Test Automation
12 117 (8.19%) TDD
13 113 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
14 95 (6.65%) ETL
15 92 (6.44%) SDLC
16 88 (6.16%) OO
17 84 (5.88%) IT Strategy
18 81 (5.67%) ITIL
19 79 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 384 (26.87%) C#
2 297 (20.78%) JavaScript
3 270 (18.89%) T-SQL
4 178 (12.46%) Java
5 111 (7.77%) Python
6 74 (5.18%) PHP
7 56 (3.92%) C++
8 54 (3.78%) PL/SQL
9 51 (3.57%) C
10 48 (3.36%) R
11 43 (3.01%) PowerShell
12 32 (2.24%) TypeScript
13 31 (2.17%) Ruby
13 31 (2.17%) VB.NET
14 29 (2.03%) VBA
15 22 (1.54%) Perl
16 20 (1.40%) Scala
16 20 (1.40%) VB
17 18 (1.26%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 166 (11.62%) Degree
2 68 (4.76%) SANS
3 67 (4.69%) CISSP
3 67 (4.69%) CREST Certified
4 36 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 17 (1.19%) PhD
8 11 (0.77%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.63%) HNC
9 9 (0.63%) ISEB
10 8 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.49%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.35%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.28%) HND
14 2 (0.14%) CCNA
14 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.14%) RHCSA
14 2 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.53%) GDPR
2 75 (5.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 70 (4.90%) PCI DSS
4 69 (4.83%) QA
5 27 (1.89%) SLA
6 10 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.70%) PMO
7 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.070%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.070%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.070%) HL7
8 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 57 (3.99%) Docker
4 52 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.12%) vSphere
7 10 (0.70%) Xen
8 9 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.63%) XenServer
9 7 (0.49%) HDFS
10 6 (0.42%) XenApp
11 5 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.35%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.28%) Firmware
12 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.28%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.070%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 61 (4.27%) Ansible
2 48 (3.36%) Puppet
3 45 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (2.31%) SCCM
5 19 (1.33%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.77%) Packer
7 9 (0.63%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.35%) Kibana
9 5 (0.35%) Nagios
10 4 (0.28%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.28%) SCOM
10 4 (0.28%) Terraform
11 3 (0.21%) Cacti
11 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.21%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 397 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 121 (8.47%) VMware
3 111 (7.77%) Oracle
4 88 (6.16%) Cisco
5 70 (4.90%) Tableau
6 43 (3.01%) Google
7 40 (2.80%) New Relic
7 40 (2.80%) Trend Micro
8 35 (2.45%) SAP
9 23 (1.61%) Xamarin
10 20 (1.40%) Red Hat
11 19 (1.33%) Citrix
12 18 (1.26%) Cognos
13 14 (0.98%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.70%) Informatica
14 10 (0.70%) Veeam
15 9 (0.63%) Aquila
15 9 (0.63%) Sage
15 9 (0.63%) Telerik
16 8 (0.56%) Sitecore