Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,017 1,109 1,419
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 19.93% 17.59% 19.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.51% 32.15% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1,016 1,273
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 2,864 3,449 4,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.13% 54.69% 61.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,291 2,857 3,884
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Manchester

SQL
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL in Manchester

SQL
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL in Manchester over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +4 93 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Bolton 0 37 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Cheadle 0 25 £45,000 +30.43% 4
Altrincham +12 20 £51,250 -6.82% 4
Salford -9 19 £45,000 +3.45% 11
Oldham -1 10 £31,250 -30.56%
Bury +1 9 £31,750 -20.63% 3
Sale -1 7 £42,500 +11.84% 8
Wigan -3 3 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Rochdale -10 3 £29,088 -39.56% 2
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 378 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (32.45%) C#
3 317 (31.17%) .NET
4 268 (26.35%) SQL Server
5 243 (23.89%) JavaScript
6 235 (23.11%) Azure
7 190 (18.68%) Microsoft
8 180 (17.70%) MVC
9 176 (17.31%) Java
10 171 (16.81%) Finance
11 150 (14.75%) ASP.NET
12 148 (14.55%) HTML
13 146 (14.36%) Windows
14 145 (14.26%) CSS
15 141 (13.86%) DevOps
16 140 (13.77%) AngularJS
17 138 (13.57%) AWS
18 137 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
19 131 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
20 130 (12.78%) TDD
21 123 (12.09%) Git (software)
22 121 (11.90%) Software Engineering
23 120 (11.80%) Python
24 117 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 115 (11.31%) NoSQL
26 112 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 110 (10.82%) Scrum
28 108 (10.62%) Test Automation
29 106 (10.42%) Analytics
30 102 (10.03%) T-SQL

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 36 (3.54%) IIS
2 30 (2.95%) Apache Spark
3 18 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.57%) Apache
6 15 (1.47%) SAS
7 8 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.69%) Sitefinity
8 7 (0.69%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.59%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.49%) CMS
10 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.49%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.49%) nginx
11 4 (0.39%) WordPress
12 3 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 51 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.79%) SPSS
4 7 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.79%) Elite 3E
5 7 (0.69%) Magento
6 5 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.098%) Line 50
9 1 (0.098%) Unica
9 1 (0.098%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 235 (23.11%) Azure
2 138 (13.57%) AWS
3 96 (9.44%) Power Platform
4 48 (4.72%) Office 365
5 39 (3.83%) SaaS
6 29 (2.85%) GCP
7 26 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (1.57%) GitHub
9 16 (1.57%) IaaS
10 13 (1.28%) PaaS
11 11 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (0.98%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 10 (0.98%) IBM Cloud
13 9 (0.88%) Serverless
14 7 (0.69%) Slack
15 6 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.49%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.26%) WAN
2 22 (2.16%) LAN
3 19 (1.87%) Firewall
4 13 (1.28%) SAN
5 7 (0.69%) DHCP
5 7 (0.69%) DNS
5 7 (0.69%) Internet
5 7 (0.69%) Skype
6 6 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.59%) Wireless
7 5 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.49%) VoIP
8 4 (0.39%) HTTP
8 4 (0.39%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.39%) NAS
8 4 (0.39%) PBX
9 3 (0.29%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.29%) SNMP
9 3 (0.29%) SSL
10 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (26.35%) SQL Server
2 117 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 115 (11.31%) NoSQL
4 112 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 96 (9.44%) Power BI
6 93 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
7 92 (9.05%) MySQL
8 54 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 42 (4.13%) MongoDB
10 33 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
11 32 (3.15%) Big Data
12 26 (2.56%) Snowflake Schema
13 25 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
14 23 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (2.16%) Hadoop
16 21 (2.06%) Relational Database
17 18 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 17 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
18 17 (1.67%) Data Lake
19 16 (1.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 123 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 60 (5.90%) JIRA
3 50 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 49 (4.82%) Selenium
5 37 (3.64%) Subversion
6 34 (3.34%) Visual Studio
7 28 (2.75%) SoapUI
8 26 (2.56%) NetBeans
9 21 (2.06%) Maven
10 17 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.47%) TeamCity
12 14 (1.38%) Mercurial
13 13 (1.28%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.88%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (0.79%) NUnit
16 7 (0.69%) JUnit
17 6 (0.59%) Bitbucket
17 6 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 171 (16.81%) Finance
2 63 (6.19%) Retail
3 59 (5.80%) Law
4 38 (3.74%) Banking
5 28 (2.75%) Legal
6 21 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.77%) Marketing
8 17 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.57%) Games
9 16 (1.57%) Public Sector
10 10 (0.98%) Automotive
10 10 (0.98%) Back Office
11 7 (0.69%) Billing
11 7 (0.69%) Housing Association
11 7 (0.69%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.49%) Advertising
12 5 (0.49%) Electronics
13 3 (0.29%) Local Government
14 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.20%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 501 (49.26%) Developer
2 118 (11.60%) .NET Developer
3 116 (11.41%) Analyst
4 93 (9.14%) Senior Developer
5 82 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 74 (7.28%) Software Engineer
7 68 (6.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 60 (5.90%) Software Developer
9 56 (5.51%) Java Developer
10 54 (5.31%) PHP Developer
11 44 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
11 44 (4.33%) SQL Developer
12 41 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 41 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
13 35 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (3.05%) Junior
14 31 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
14 31 (3.05%) Test Analyst
15 29 (2.85%) DBA
16 28 (2.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (31.17%) .NET
2 150 (14.75%) ASP.NET
3 148 (14.55%) HTML
4 145 (14.26%) CSS
5 140 (13.77%) AngularJS
6 98 (9.64%) Web Services
7 93 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 85 (8.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 67 (6.59%) .NET Framework
10 65 (6.39%) .NET Core
10 65 (6.39%) XML
11 64 (6.29%) React
12 54 (5.31%) jQuery
13 50 (4.92%) REST
14 49 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 46 (4.52%) HTML5
16 42 (4.13%) WCF
17 39 (3.83%) Node.js
18 37 (3.64%) CSS3
18 37 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 51 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (4.52%) User Experience
5 27 (2.65%) Data Structures
5 27 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 25 (2.46%) Blog
7 23 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.77%) Private Cloud
8 18 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (1.67%) Clustering
10 14 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.18%) Replication
12 9 (0.88%) Cloud Native
12 9 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.69%) Life Science
14 6 (0.59%) Social Media
14 6 (0.59%) Xbox
15 5 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 146 (14.36%) Windows
2 86 (8.46%) Linux
3 30 (2.95%) Unix
4 28 (2.75%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.77%) Android
7 13 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) CentOS
12 2 (0.20%) Debian
12 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.20%) VMS
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.098%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.098%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.098%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (17.70%) MVC
3 141 (13.86%) DevOps
4 137 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
5 131 (12.88%) Business Intelligence
6 130 (12.78%) TDD
7 121 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 110 (10.82%) Scrum
9 108 (10.62%) Test Automation
10 106 (10.42%) Analytics
11 102 (10.03%) ETL
12 101 (9.93%) Microservices
13 97 (9.54%) SDLC
14 93 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
15 86 (8.46%) OO
16 78 (7.67%) Mentoring
17 76 (7.47%) Data Modelling
18 74 (7.28%) OOP
19 69 (6.78%) Coaching
19 69 (6.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 330 (32.45%) C#
2 243 (23.89%) JavaScript
3 176 (17.31%) Java
4 120 (11.80%) Python
5 102 (10.03%) T-SQL
6 80 (7.87%) PHP
7 43 (4.23%) VBA
8 41 (4.03%) PowerShell
9 33 (3.24%) TypeScript
10 28 (2.75%) R
11 27 (2.65%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.56%) Scala
13 25 (2.46%) PL/SQL
13 25 (2.46%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.57%) Ruby
14 16 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.47%) Java 8
15 15 (1.47%) VB
15 15 (1.47%) XPath
16 12 (1.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 87 (8.55%) Degree
2 16 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 9 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.69%) DV Cleared
4 7 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (0.39%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.39%) PhD
7 3 (0.29%) CIMA
7 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.29%) ISEB
7 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.29%) MCSE
8 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.20%) CCNA
8 2 (0.20%) MCSA
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.11%) QA
2 25 (2.46%) SLA
3 24 (2.36%) GDPR
4 9 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) HL7
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.098%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.098%) NIST
7 1 (0.098%) WCAG
System Software
1 101 (9.93%) Docker
2 43 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.20%) RACF
8 1 (0.098%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.098%) vSphere
8 1 (0.098%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (4.72%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.56%) Ansible
2 26 (2.56%) Puppet
3 24 (2.36%) Terraform
4 19 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.98%) Grafana
5 10 (0.98%) Kibana
6 8 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (0.79%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.69%) Cobbler
7 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.49%) SCCM
10 4 (0.39%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.29%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.20%) Consul
12 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 190 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 68 (6.69%) Oracle
3 52 (5.11%) WorldPay
4 36 (3.54%) Tableau
5 32 (3.15%) VMware
6 24 (2.36%) Google
7 23 (2.26%) FIS
8 20 (1.97%) Informatica
9 18 (1.77%) Cisco
9 18 (1.77%) Databricks
10 17 (1.67%) IBM
11 12 (1.18%) SaltStack
12 11 (1.08%) SAP
13 10 (0.98%) Cognos
14 9 (0.88%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.88%) Citrix
14 9 (0.88%) Cloudera
14 9 (0.88%) Talend
15 8 (0.79%) EnterpriseDB
16 7 (0.69%) Intapp