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

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1,440 2,017 1,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.84% 24.65% 22.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.10% 41.14% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,270 1,770 1,463
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,475 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,450
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 4,350 4,903 3,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.93% 59.91% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,698 4,213 3,410
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 August 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 August 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 +2 101 £35,000 - 12
Bolton 0 50 £35,000 +16.67% 12
Bury -2 48 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Altrincham -3 40 £42,500 - 6
Wigan +6 39 £42,500 +41.67% 9
Salford -4 30 £37,000 -7.50% 5
Oldham +2 25 £26,000 -25.71% 3
Cheadle +5 21 £35,500 -13.94%
Rochdale +16 17 £57,500 -4.17% 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - 10 £35,000 -
Sale +1 4 £29,500 -37.89%
Heywood 0 3 £28,500 +46.15%
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 526 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (32.29%) SQL Server
3 432 (30.00%) .NET
4 406 (28.19%) C#
5 371 (25.76%) Microsoft
6 336 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 300 (20.83%) Finance
8 282 (19.58%) HTML
9 271 (18.82%) CSS
10 269 (18.68%) T-SQL
11 243 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
12 234 (16.25%) Windows
13 217 (15.07%) MVC
14 205 (14.24%) ASP.NET
15 193 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 192 (13.33%) Scrum
17 188 (13.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 168 (11.67%) Git (software)
19 167 (11.60%) Java
20 158 (10.97%) Degree
21 156 (10.83%) AngularJS
22 154 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 154 (10.69%) Software Engineering
23 153 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
24 152 (10.56%) Test Automation
25 150 (10.42%) Retail
26 149 (10.35%) DevOps
27 148 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
28 145 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
29 143 (9.93%) Linux

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 74 (5.14%) IIS
2 51 (3.54%) Confluence
3 44 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 28 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 22 (1.53%) CMS
6 22 (1.53%) SAS
7 16 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 15 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (0.97%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.90%) Apache
10 13 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.83%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (0.76%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.63%) nginx
14 8 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 68 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.42%) SPSS
5 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.21%) Stata
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.069%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 64 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 24 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.97%) Elite 3E
5 10 (0.69%) Workfront
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.28%) Magento
9 4 (0.28%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
10 3 (0.21%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.14%) CaseMap
11 2 (0.14%) Concordance
11 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.14%) LexisNexis TimeMap
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 193 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 148 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.92%) Amazon S3
3 42 (2.92%) SaaS
4 41 (2.85%) Office 365
5 39 (2.71%) Amazon SQS
5 39 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (2.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 36 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 30 (2.08%) GitHub
10 19 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (1.32%) IaaS
11 18 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (1.11%) Google Analytics
12 16 (1.11%) PaaS
13 14 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (0.28%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.22%) Firewall
2 24 (1.67%) Skype
3 22 (1.53%) Internet
4 20 (1.39%) Intranet
5 17 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.11%) HTTP
7 15 (1.04%) SAN
8 11 (0.76%) VLAN
8 11 (0.76%) VPN
9 10 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (0.63%) VoIP
11 8 (0.56%) DNS
11 8 (0.56%) Network Security
11 8 (0.56%) Wireless
12 7 (0.49%) Broadband
12 7 (0.49%) NAS
12 7 (0.49%) SMS
12 7 (0.49%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.42%) DHCP
14 5 (0.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (32.29%) SQL Server
2 188 (13.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 154 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 141 (9.79%) MySQL
5 116 (8.06%) NoSQL
6 103 (7.15%) Relational Database
7 99 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
8 76 (5.28%) MongoDB
9 64 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 63 (4.38%) Power BI
11 61 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 56 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 45 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
14 40 (2.78%) Hadoop
15 36 (2.50%) Big Data
15 36 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
15 36 (2.50%) QlikView
16 34 (2.36%) RDBMS
17 29 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
18 26 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 168 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 96 (6.67%) JIRA
3 78 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 60 (4.17%) Selenium
5 52 (3.61%) Subversion
6 51 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (3.54%) TeamCity
7 46 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 39 (2.71%) NUnit
9 38 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 37 (2.57%) Visual Studio
11 27 (1.88%) MSTest
12 26 (1.81%) SoapUI
13 18 (1.25%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.25%) Grunt
14 17 (1.18%) Mercurial
14 17 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 16 (1.11%) NetBeans
16 14 (0.97%) SpecFlow
17 13 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 300 (20.83%) Finance
2 150 (10.42%) Retail
3 60 (4.17%) Marketing
4 53 (3.68%) Advertising
5 50 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 39 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.43%) Automotive
8 30 (2.08%) Electronics
8 30 (2.08%) Legal
9 28 (1.94%) Games
10 20 (1.39%) Back Office
11 15 (1.04%) Banking
12 14 (0.97%) Law
13 4 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.28%) Publishing
14 3 (0.21%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.069%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 612 (42.50%) Developer
2 220 (15.28%) .NET Developer
3 215 (14.93%) Analyst
4 196 (13.61%) C# Developer
5 154 (10.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 137 (9.51%) SQL Developer
7 90 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 87 (6.04%) Software Developer
9 77 (5.35%) Consultant
10 68 (4.72%) DBA
11 66 (4.58%) Architect
12 64 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 61 (4.24%) Software Engineer
14 59 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
15 58 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
16 56 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
17 53 (3.68%) .NET Software Developer
18 49 (3.40%) SQL DBA
19 43 (2.99%) Data Analyst
20 42 (2.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (30.00%) .NET
2 282 (19.58%) HTML
3 271 (18.82%) CSS
4 205 (14.24%) ASP.NET
5 156 (10.83%) AngularJS
6 120 (8.33%) Web Services
7 117 (8.13%) XML
8 103 (7.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 95 (6.60%) React
10 93 (6.46%) .NET Framework
11 89 (6.18%) RESTful
12 84 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 78 (5.42%) jQuery
14 73 (5.07%) LINQ
15 71 (4.93%) WCF
16 66 (4.58%) SOAP
17 60 (4.17%) Entity Framework
18 54 (3.75%) REST
19 48 (3.33%) HTML5
20 47 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 153 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 57 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (3.19%) Data Structures
6 38 (2.64%) Algorithms
6 38 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (2.36%) Private Cloud
8 31 (2.15%) Fintech
9 30 (2.08%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 25 (1.74%) Replication
12 20 (1.39%) Blog
13 15 (1.04%) User Experience
14 14 (0.97%) Clustering
15 11 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 10 (0.69%) FMCG
16 10 (0.69%) Mainframe
17 9 (0.63%) EPoS
18 8 (0.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 234 (16.25%) Windows
2 143 (9.93%) Linux
3 80 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 59 (4.10%) Unix
5 36 (2.50%) Android
5 36 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (2.36%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.83%) CentOS
9 11 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.69%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.63%) Solaris
12 7 (0.49%) Debian
13 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.14%) HPUX
15 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.14%) SUSE
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
3 217 (15.07%) MVC
4 192 (13.33%) Scrum
5 154 (10.69%) Software Engineering
6 152 (10.56%) Test Automation
7 149 (10.35%) DevOps
8 145 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
9 132 (9.17%) Analytics
10 130 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
11 116 (8.06%) TDD
12 115 (7.99%) Web Development
13 111 (7.71%) OO
14 104 (7.22%) Mentoring
15 102 (7.08%) ETL
16 89 (6.18%) SDLC
17 80 (5.56%) Microservices
18 77 (5.35%) Data Science
18 77 (5.35%) E-Commerce
18 77 (5.35%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 406 (28.19%) C#
2 336 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 269 (18.68%) T-SQL
4 167 (11.60%) Java
5 109 (7.57%) Python
6 93 (6.46%) PHP
7 65 (4.51%) C++
8 56 (3.89%) C
9 54 (3.75%) PL/SQL
10 49 (3.40%) R
11 42 (2.92%) VB.NET
12 39 (2.71%) PowerShell
13 37 (2.57%) TypeScript
14 35 (2.43%) VBA
15 28 (1.94%) Ruby
16 27 (1.88%) Scala
17 21 (1.46%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.39%) Perl
19 17 (1.18%) Bash Shell
20 14 (0.97%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 158 (10.97%) Degree
2 39 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.18%) MCSA
6 16 (1.11%) MCSE
6 16 (1.11%) PhD
7 14 (0.97%) MCP
8 13 (0.90%) ISEB
9 12 (0.83%) SANS
10 11 (0.76%) CREST Certified
10 11 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.69%) CISSP
11 10 (0.69%) HNC
12 9 (0.63%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.63%) Security Cleared
13 6 (0.42%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.35%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.93%) QA
2 29 (2.01%) SLA
3 20 (1.39%) GDPR
4 18 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.63%) PMO
8 3 (0.21%) GCP
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 92 (6.39%) Active Directory
2 48 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 45 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (2.99%) Docker
5 28 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.11%) HDFS
7 13 (0.90%) vSphere
8 8 (0.56%) Xen
9 7 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.49%) XenServer
10 4 (0.28%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.21%) XenApp
12 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.069%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.069%) Firmware
13 1 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.069%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.069%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 62 (4.31%) Ansible
2 38 (2.64%) Puppet
3 37 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (2.01%) SCCM
5 16 (1.11%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
6 10 (0.69%) SCVMM
7 8 (0.56%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.56%) Kibana
8 6 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.35%) Packer
9 5 (0.35%) SQL Sentry
10 4 (0.28%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.28%) SCOM
11 3 (0.21%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.14%) Nagios
12 2 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 371 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 118 (8.19%) Oracle
3 71 (4.93%) Tableau
4 63 (4.38%) VMware
5 51 (3.54%) SAP
6 49 (3.40%) Google
7 40 (2.78%) Capita
8 35 (2.43%) New Relic
8 35 (2.43%) Trend Micro
9 31 (2.15%) Cisco
10 27 (1.88%) WorldPay
11 22 (1.53%) Xamarin
12 19 (1.32%) Cognos
13 16 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.90%) Citrix
15 12 (0.83%) Informatica
16 11 (0.76%) Intapp
16 11 (0.76%) Reuters
16 11 (0.76%) Sitecore
16 11 (0.76%) Veeam