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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1121 784 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 26.60% 22.70% 21.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.48% 40.29% 41.48%
Number of salaries quoted 999 723 654
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 2578 1946 1760
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 61.18% 56.36% 52.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2269 1705 1537
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +4 84 £35,000 +11.11% 15
Altrincham 0 42 £43,750 +32.57% 3
Bolton 0 30 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Salford +2 26 £40,000 +3.89% 5
Bury +2 25 £32,500 -10.95% 2
Wigan -8 25 £30,000 -4.00% 2
Oldham +7 15 £33,750 +68.75% 4
Cheadle -2 9 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Heywood 0 2 - - 1
Rochdale -8 1 £57,500 +4.54% 1
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 857 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 780 (38.77%) .NET
3 741 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
4 684 (34.00%) C#
5 614 (30.52%) JavaScript
6 567 (28.18%) HTML
7 524 (26.04%) Microsoft
8 508 (25.25%) CSS
9 461 (22.91%) Java
10 447 (22.22%) Finance
11 407 (20.23%) ASP.NET
12 403 (20.03%) Business Intelligence
13 380 (18.89%) MVC
14 360 (17.89%) T-SQL
15 318 (15.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 307 (15.26%) jQuery
17 294 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 291 (14.46%) Degree
19 283 (14.07%) Linux
20 268 (13.32%) Oracle
21 266 (13.22%) OO
22 257 (12.77%) Scrum
23 254 (12.62%) Web Services
23 254 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
24 243 (12.08%) Windows
25 239 (11.88%) Data Warehouse
26 227 (11.28%) Software Engineering
27 217 (10.79%) E-Commerce
27 217 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
28 215 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC

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 67 (3.33%) IIS
2 66 (3.28%) SAS
3 65 (3.23%) CMS
4 54 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 53 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 46 (2.29%) Apache
7 40 (1.99%) Tomcat
8 36 (1.79%) Umbraco
9 33 (1.64%) OpenStack
10 32 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 30 (1.49%) CloudStack
12 25 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.19%) MS Exchange
14 19 (0.94%) OpenEdge
15 17 (0.84%) Drupal
16 16 (0.80%) Confluence
17 15 (0.75%) Sitefinity
18 14 (0.70%) JBoss
18 14 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
19 13 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 102 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.24%) FileZilla
4 17 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.75%) SPSS
6 13 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.099%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.050%) Weka
Business Applications
1 90 (4.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
9 11 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 8 (0.40%) Visualfiles
12 7 (0.35%) Sage 200
13 6 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 6 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
14 5 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 155 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (1.24%) GitHub
4 25 (1.24%) SaaS
5 20 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
6 18 (0.89%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.60%) Office 365
8 9 (0.45%) PaaS
9 4 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.099%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.099%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.099%) Google Play
10 2 (0.099%) IaaS
10 2 (0.099%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.099%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.050%) G Suite
11 1 (0.050%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.39%) HTTP
2 41 (2.04%) Internet
3 39 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 34 (1.69%) DNS
5 32 (1.59%) Firewall
6 27 (1.34%) Ethernet
7 25 (1.24%) FTP
7 25 (1.24%) SMTP
8 22 (1.09%) DHCP
9 18 (0.89%) Intranet
9 18 (0.89%) SAN
9 18 (0.89%) VLAN
10 17 (0.84%) RS-232
11 16 (0.80%) WAN
12 15 (0.75%) LAN
13 10 (0.50%) VoIP
14 9 (0.45%) LDAP
14 9 (0.45%) Network Security
15 8 (0.40%) LLU
16 7 (0.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 857 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 318 (15.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 294 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 239 (11.88%) Data Warehouse
5 203 (10.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 146 (7.26%) Relational Database
7 136 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 129 (6.41%) Big Data
9 123 (6.11%) MySQL
10 106 (5.27%) NoSQL
11 105 (5.22%) Hadoop
12 76 (3.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 73 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 60 (2.98%) SQL Server 2016
15 52 (2.58%) RDBMS
16 48 (2.39%) Crystal Reports
17 47 (2.34%) MongoDB
17 47 (2.34%) Oracle Database
18 43 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 42 (2.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 176 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 123 (6.11%) Visual Studio
3 94 (4.67%) Subversion
4 84 (4.17%) Selenium
5 83 (4.13%) JIRA
6 78 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 64 (3.18%) NUnit
8 62 (3.08%) Jenkins
9 46 (2.29%) Mercurial
9 46 (2.29%) MSTest
10 36 (1.79%) JUnit
11 31 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 28 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 27 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
14 26 (1.29%) Maven
15 24 (1.19%) TeamCity
16 23 (1.14%) NuGet
17 22 (1.09%) ProC
18 21 (1.04%) Bitbucket
18 21 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 447 (22.22%) Finance
2 180 (8.95%) Marketing
3 127 (6.31%) Retail
4 122 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 112 (5.57%) Telecoms
6 90 (4.47%) Electronics
7 71 (3.53%) Legal
8 68 (3.38%) Banking
9 31 (1.54%) Law
10 29 (1.44%) Advertising
11 24 (1.19%) Games
12 15 (0.75%) Back Office
13 10 (0.50%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.40%) Publishing
15 7 (0.35%) Automotive
16 4 (0.20%) Billing
16 4 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.20%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.20%) Local Government
17 3 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1122 (55.77%) Developer
2 332 (16.50%) SQL Developer
3 313 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 242 (12.03%) C# Developer
5 212 (10.54%) Analyst
6 194 (9.64%) Java Developer
7 191 (9.49%) Senior Developer
8 153 (7.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 151 (7.50%) Software Developer
10 124 (6.16%) SQL Server Developer
11 110 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
12 99 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
13 95 (4.72%) Software Engineer
14 93 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
15 87 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 80 (3.98%) DBA
17 73 (3.63%) Web Developer
18 70 (3.48%) Consultant
19 69 (3.43%) SQL DBA
20 68 (3.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 780 (38.77%) .NET
2 567 (28.18%) HTML
3 508 (25.25%) CSS
4 407 (20.23%) ASP.NET
5 307 (15.26%) jQuery
6 254 (12.62%) Web Services
7 215 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 186 (9.24%) XML
9 174 (8.65%) AngularJS
10 160 (7.95%) .NET Framework
11 135 (6.71%) HTML5
12 117 (5.82%) WCF
13 113 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 103 (5.12%) REST
15 101 (5.02%) Spring
16 96 (4.77%) Ajax
17 95 (4.72%) Entity Framework
18 90 (4.47%) JSON
19 83 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 76 (3.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 217 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (5.72%) iPad
3 106 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 95 (4.72%) Data Structures
5 60 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
6 59 (2.93%) Algorithms
7 52 (2.58%) User Experience
8 49 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 47 (2.34%) Clustering
10 44 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (1.64%) Public Cloud
12 31 (1.54%) Replication
13 28 (1.39%) N-Tier
14 26 (1.29%) Internet of Things
15 24 (1.19%) Data Centre
16 21 (1.04%) Management Information System
17 17 (0.84%) Industrial Internet of Things
18 15 (0.75%) BBC
18 15 (0.75%) Social Media
19 11 (0.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 283 (14.07%) Linux
2 243 (12.08%) Windows
3 140 (6.96%) Unix
4 63 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.74%) Android
6 32 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.84%) Mac OS
7 17 (0.84%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 17 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.65%) AIX
9 13 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.40%) CentOS
10 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.25%) HPUX
12 5 (0.25%) Solaris
12 5 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (20.03%) Business Intelligence
3 380 (18.89%) MVC
4 266 (13.22%) OO
5 257 (12.77%) Scrum
6 254 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
7 227 (11.28%) Software Engineering
8 217 (10.79%) E-Commerce
9 197 (9.79%) TDD
10 191 (9.49%) Test Automation
10 191 (9.49%) Web Development
11 184 (9.15%) ETL
12 182 (9.05%) Analytics
13 160 (7.95%) DevOps
14 157 (7.80%) SDLC
15 139 (6.91%) Unit Testing
16 113 (5.62%) OOP
17 104 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
18 103 (5.12%) Open Source
19 92 (4.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 684 (34.00%) C#
2 614 (30.52%) JavaScript
3 461 (22.91%) Java
4 360 (17.89%) T-SQL
5 183 (9.10%) C++
6 178 (8.85%) Python
7 148 (7.36%) PHP
8 98 (4.87%) PL/SQL
9 85 (4.22%) Shell Script
9 85 (4.22%) VB.NET
10 80 (3.98%) C
11 67 (3.33%) Ruby
12 47 (2.34%) VB
13 42 (2.09%) Bash Shell
14 41 (2.04%) R
15 38 (1.89%) TypeScript
15 38 (1.89%) VBScript
16 34 (1.69%) Go
16 34 (1.69%) VBA
17 31 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 291 (14.46%) Degree
2 56 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 33 (1.64%) PhD
5 26 (1.29%) ISEB
5 26 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (0.75%) HND
7 13 (0.65%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.60%) CCNP
9 10 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.50%) MCSA
10 8 (0.40%) CCSE
10 8 (0.40%) MCSE
10 8 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.30%) HNC
11 6 (0.30%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.27%) QA
2 44 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.19%) SLA
4 14 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.55%) ISO 9000
6 9 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.40%) WAI
8 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 36 (1.79%) vSphere
3 31 (1.54%) XenServer
4 30 (1.49%) Xen
5 29 (1.44%) Docker
6 23 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (0.84%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.40%) Firmware
10 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.099%) NDS
12 2 (0.099%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.099%) Postfix
12 2 (0.099%) qmail
12 2 (0.099%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.099%) XenApp
13 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 103 (5.12%) Puppet
2 96 (4.77%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (2.73%) Ansible
4 30 (1.49%) Cobbler
4 30 (1.49%) Tivoli
5 22 (1.09%) Mesos
6 18 (0.89%) WSUS
7 12 (0.60%) Nagios
8 8 (0.40%) Packer
9 6 (0.30%) Kibana
9 6 (0.30%) Terraform
10 4 (0.20%) Control-M
10 4 (0.20%) SCCM
11 3 (0.15%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.15%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.15%) Netcool
11 3 (0.15%) OpenNMS
11 3 (0.15%) RANCID
12 2 (0.099%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 524 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 268 (13.32%) Oracle
3 113 (5.62%) SAP
4 86 (4.27%) Google
5 57 (2.83%) VMware
6 52 (2.58%) Tableau
7 37 (1.84%) Sitecore
8 34 (1.69%) IBM
9 33 (1.64%) Facebook
10 30 (1.49%) EnterpriseDB
11 28 (1.39%) Cognos
12 26 (1.29%) PayPal
13 23 (1.14%) NetApp
14 20 (0.99%) Cisco
15 19 (0.94%) Avaya
15 19 (0.94%) Red Hat
16 18 (0.89%) Apple
17 15 (0.75%) Sony
17 15 (0.75%) Twitter
17 15 (0.75%) Yahoo!
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus +Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexible hrs
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29323 - £30784 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Spier Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum, Benefits 15% Flex and Company pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago