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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL 894 805 845
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 15.80% 20.47% 20.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.23% 37.41% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 651 720 710
10th Percentile £35,250 £31,250 £32,400
25th Percentile £40,066 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £59,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% -2.06% +14.12%

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 2,690 2,152 2,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.54% 54.73% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,970 1,872 1,916
10th Percentile £37,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £73,675 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.18% -4.50% +11.11%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport +3 25 £47,500 -10.38% 2
Altrincham +2 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheadle +5 11 £40,000 +47.21% 4
Bolton -6 10 £37,500 -3.85% 3
Wigan +3 8 £40,000 -10.11% 1
Oldham -7 6 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Rochdale -6 4 £32,283 +2.34%
Salford -22 4 £47,500 +13.10% 3
Bury -11 2 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Sale - 2 £40,000 - 1
SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 338 (37.81%) Agile
2 280 (31.32%) Azure
3 266 (29.75%) .NET
4 244 (27.29%) JavaScript
5 224 (25.06%) C#
6 219 (24.50%) SQL Server
7 198 (22.15%) Microsoft
7 198 (22.15%) Finance
8 175 (19.57%) Python
9 167 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
10 165 (18.46%) AWS
10 165 (18.46%) DevOps
11 154 (17.23%) Social Skills
12 153 (17.11%) CSS
13 148 (16.55%) Analytics
14 146 (16.33%) Software Engineering
15 143 (16.00%) T-SQL
16 135 (15.10%) Full Stack Development
17 134 (14.99%) .NET Core
18 133 (14.88%) HTML
19 132 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
20 131 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
21 127 (14.21%) Java
22 123 (13.76%) Power Platform
23 120 (13.42%) Power BI
24 117 (13.09%) Linux
24 117 (13.09%) ETL
25 110 (12.30%) AngularJS
26 108 (12.08%) Git (software)
27 99 (11.07%) Data Warehouse

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 26 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 16 (1.79%) Apache
3 16 (1.79%) IIS
4 9 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.67%) SAS
6 5 (0.56%) CMS
6 5 (0.56%) Confluence
6 5 (0.56%) Jetty
6 5 (0.56%) nginx
6 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.45%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.34%) JBoss
8 3 (0.34%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (5.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.45%) Maple
6 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.22%) SPSS
7 2 (0.22%) Stata
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.89%) NetSuite
1 8 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.78%) SessionCam
2 7 (0.78%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.56%) Alphatax
3 5 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.56%) JDE OneWorld
3 5 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle ASCP
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.45%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.34%) Unica
5 3 (0.34%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.22%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 280 (31.32%) Azure
2 165 (18.46%) AWS
3 123 (13.76%) Power Platform
4 66 (7.38%) GCP
5 59 (6.60%) SaaS
6 53 (5.93%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 51 (5.70%) Serverless
8 46 (5.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 42 (4.70%) Azure Functions
10 34 (3.80%) Azure Pipelines
11 30 (3.36%) Snowflake
12 28 (3.13%) Microsoft 365
13 26 (2.91%) Azure Logic Apps
14 25 (2.80%) GitHub
15 22 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (2.24%) Google Data Studio
17 15 (1.68%) Azure Service Fabric
18 14 (1.57%) Azure Service Bus
19 12 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
20 11 (1.23%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.71%) HTTP
2 36 (4.03%) Internet
3 18 (2.01%) DNS
4 14 (1.57%) Network Security
5 13 (1.45%) DHCP
5 13 (1.45%) SAN
6 12 (1.34%) Firewall
7 10 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.89%) VoIP
9 6 (0.67%) Intranet
9 6 (0.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.56%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.45%) VPN
12 3 (0.34%) LAN
12 3 (0.34%) WAN
12 3 (0.34%) Wireless
13 2 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.22%) VLAN
14 1 (0.11%) 4G
14 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (24.50%) SQL Server
2 120 (13.42%) Power BI
3 99 (11.07%) Data Warehouse
3 99 (11.07%) MySQL
4 76 (8.50%) NoSQL
5 71 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 65 (7.27%) Tableau
7 60 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (5.26%) Data Lake
10 41 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
11 40 (4.47%) MongoDB
12 35 (3.91%) Hadoop
13 34 (3.80%) RDBMS
13 34 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (3.36%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (2.80%) QlikView
16 24 (2.68%) Big Data
17 19 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
17 19 (2.13%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 108 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 37 (4.14%) JIRA
3 36 (4.03%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.01%) GitLab
5 17 (1.90%) JUnit
6 16 (1.79%) Maven
7 15 (1.68%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.57%) Subversion
8 14 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.57%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.45%) Mockito
10 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (1.12%) Selenium
12 9 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.78%) Arquillian
13 7 (0.78%) Gradle
13 7 (0.78%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.67%) Ant
14 6 (0.67%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.67%) Redmine
General
1 198 (22.15%) Finance
2 154 (17.23%) Social Skills
3 132 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (9.62%) Retail
5 62 (6.94%) Public Sector
6 58 (6.49%) Marketing
7 45 (5.03%) Legal
8 39 (4.36%) Law
9 36 (4.03%) Manufacturing
10 35 (3.91%) Banking
11 34 (3.80%) Telecoms
12 32 (3.58%) Automotive
13 31 (3.47%) French Language
14 25 (2.80%) Electronics
15 23 (2.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 16 (1.79%) Publishing
17 13 (1.45%) Organisational Skills
17 13 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
18 10 (1.12%) Local Government
19 9 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 414 (46.31%) Developer
2 105 (11.74%) Analyst
3 69 (7.72%) .NET Developer
3 69 (7.72%) Senior Developer
4 66 (7.38%) Software Developer
5 64 (7.16%) Data Engineer
6 61 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 58 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
8 50 (5.59%) C# Developer
9 49 (5.48%) Software Engineer
10 48 (5.37%) Applications Support
10 48 (5.37%) Java Developer
11 41 (4.59%) DBA
12 33 (3.69%) Applications Developer
12 33 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 32 (3.58%) Data Scientist
13 32 (3.58%) SQL DBA
13 32 (3.58%) Web Developer
14 31 (3.47%) Web Applications Developer
15 28 (3.13%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (29.75%) .NET
2 153 (17.11%) CSS
3 134 (14.99%) .NET Core
4 133 (14.88%) HTML
5 110 (12.30%) AngularJS
6 86 (9.62%) React
7 64 (7.16%) REST
8 63 (7.05%) jQuery
9 61 (6.82%) RESTful
10 60 (6.71%) Node.js
11 58 (6.49%) .NET Framework
12 56 (6.26%) Spring
13 52 (5.82%) JSON
14 49 (5.48%) ASP.NET
14 49 (5.48%) Web Services
15 47 (5.26%) Ajax
16 45 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 45 (5.03%) XML
17 35 (3.91%) HTML5
18 34 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.15%) User Experience
2 54 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (3.02%) Algorithms
4 27 (3.02%) Data Structures
5 25 (2.80%) Cloud Native
6 16 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (1.23%) Blog
7 11 (1.23%) Legacy Code
7 11 (1.23%) Replication
8 10 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.89%) IoT
10 7 (0.78%) EPoS
10 7 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (0.67%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.67%) FMCG
11 6 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (13.09%) Linux
2 85 (9.51%) Windows
3 37 (4.14%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (1.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.01%) Unix
8 8 (0.89%) CentOS
8 8 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.45%) Android
10 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.45%) VMS
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.11%) Fedora
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (37.81%) Agile
2 167 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
3 165 (18.46%) DevOps
4 148 (16.55%) Analytics
5 146 (16.33%) Software Engineering
6 135 (15.10%) Full Stack Development
7 131 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
8 117 (13.09%) ETL
9 98 (10.96%) Microservices
10 96 (10.74%) MVC
11 93 (10.40%) Test Automation
12 90 (10.07%) Web Development
13 86 (9.62%) Data Modelling
13 86 (9.62%) Visualisation
14 76 (8.50%) CI/CD
14 76 (8.50%) Mentoring
15 68 (7.61%) ERP
16 67 (7.49%) Data Science
16 67 (7.49%) Scrum
16 67 (7.49%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 244 (27.29%) JavaScript
2 224 (25.06%) C#
3 175 (19.57%) Python
4 143 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 127 (14.21%) Java
6 64 (7.16%) TypeScript
7 56 (6.26%) PowerShell
8 42 (4.70%) R
9 40 (4.47%) PHP
10 37 (4.14%) VB
11 34 (3.80%) Tcl
12 27 (3.02%) PL/SQL
13 25 (2.80%) Go
14 24 (2.68%) VB.NET
15 22 (2.46%) C++
16 19 (2.13%) Bash
16 19 (2.13%) VBA
17 17 (1.90%) Ruby
18 5 (0.56%) ABAP
18 5 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (9.40%) Degree
2 30 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.01%) DBS Check
6 8 (0.89%) PhD
7 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.67%) MCSA
7 6 (0.67%) MCTS
8 5 (0.56%) AAT
8 5 (0.56%) ACCA
8 5 (0.56%) CIMA
8 5 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.22%) CCA
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.11%) ISEB
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.04%) QA
2 42 (4.70%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.90%) GDPR
4 12 (1.34%) SLA
5 6 (0.67%) Accessibility
5 6 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.34%) PMO
7 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.22%) WCAG
8 1 (0.11%) GMP
System Software
1 82 (9.17%) Docker
2 29 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) Firmware
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (9.73%) Kubernetes
2 29 (3.24%) Terraform
3 17 (1.90%) Ansible
4 14 (1.57%) Puppet
5 10 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.78%) HP Fortify
8 6 (0.67%) Packer
8 6 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.56%) Grafana
9 5 (0.56%) Nagios
9 5 (0.56%) Opsgenie
10 3 (0.34%) Control-M
10 3 (0.34%) Oozie
11 2 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.22%) Istio
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.22%) SCCM
11 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 198 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.05%) Oracle
3 65 (7.27%) Google
4 33 (3.69%) SAP
5 32 (3.58%) VMware
6 23 (2.57%) Databricks
7 15 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.45%) Informatica
9 11 (1.23%) Cisco
9 11 (1.23%) NEC
9 11 (1.23%) Northgate
9 11 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.12%) Adobe
11 9 (1.01%) Avaya
11 9 (1.01%) Sophos
11 9 (1.01%) Teradata
12 8 (0.89%) Veeam
13 7 (0.78%) AppDynamics
13 7 (0.78%) Facebook
13 7 (0.78%) Tealeaf