The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
England / North West
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing SQL 1512 1284 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 24.93% 22.73% 22.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.41% 44.17% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1135 1316
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3565 2907 3348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.79% 51.46% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3058 2475 2870
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

SQL
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL in the North West.

Salary trend for SQL in the North West

SQL
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL in the North West

SQL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Manchester 0 887 £40,000 - 167
Cheshire +3 296 £40,000 +6.66% 54
Merseyside 0 160 £36,000 +10.76% 21
Lancashire 0 154 £35,000 +6.06% 28
Cumbria +3 2 £46,000 +34.30% 2
SQL
England

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North West region with a requirement for SQL.

1 1285 (42.69%) SQL Server
2 1066 (35.42%) .NET
3 972 (32.29%) C#
4 910 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 824 (27.38%) Microsoft
6 810 (26.91%) JavaScript
7 737 (24.49%) HTML
8 610 (20.27%) MVC
9 605 (20.10%) CSS
10 593 (19.70%) ASP.NET
11 555 (18.44%) Finance
12 527 (17.51%) T-SQL
13 508 (16.88%) Java
14 480 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
15 460 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 449 (14.92%) MS Excel
17 436 (14.49%) jQuery
18 431 (14.32%) Oracle
19 412 (13.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 359 (11.93%) Degree
21 339 (11.26%) Windows
22 331 (11.00%) Web Services
23 316 (10.50%) Software Engineering
24 312 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
25 305 (10.13%) Linux
26 297 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
27 284 (9.44%) OO
28 278 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
29 274 (9.10%) Scrum
30 264 (8.77%) .NET Framework

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 89 (2.96%) IIS
2 87 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 86 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 55 (1.83%) SAS
5 52 (1.73%) CMS
6 48 (1.59%) Umbraco
7 47 (1.56%) JBoss
8 38 (1.26%) Apache
8 38 (1.26%) MS Exchange
9 34 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 33 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 32 (1.06%) CloudStack
12 30 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (0.76%) Apache Spark
13 23 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
14 19 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (0.47%) nginx
18 13 (0.43%) EPiServer
Applications
1 449 (14.92%) MS Excel
2 85 (2.82%) MS Office
3 18 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.47%) SPSS
5 12 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.100%) MS Project
8 2 (0.066%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 19 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.50%) Oracle ASCP
7 13 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
8 12 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 11 (0.37%) Visualfiles
10 10 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (0.30%) SAP Business One
12 8 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (0.27%) Magento
12 8 (0.27%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 167 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 156 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.56%) SaaS
4 44 (1.46%) Office 365
5 31 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (0.83%) GitHub
8 20 (0.66%) PaaS
9 13 (0.43%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.37%) IaaS
11 9 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.20%) Google Play
14 4 (0.13%) FinancialForce.com
14 4 (0.13%) Force.com
14 4 (0.13%) Sumo Logic
15 3 (0.100%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.100%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (0.100%) iPaaS
15 3 (0.100%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.89%) Firewall
2 76 (2.52%) DNS
3 70 (2.33%) Internet
4 54 (1.79%) HTTP
5 49 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 46 (1.53%) SAN
7 39 (1.30%) DHCP
8 37 (1.23%) WAN
9 33 (1.10%) VLAN
10 31 (1.03%) LAN
11 22 (0.73%) VPN
12 15 (0.50%) Ethernet
12 15 (0.50%) Intranet
12 15 (0.50%) VoIP
12 15 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (0.47%) Broadband
14 12 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (0.33%) MPLS
16 10 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1285 (42.69%) SQL Server
2 460 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 412 (13.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 278 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
5 249 (8.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 233 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 224 (7.44%) MySQL
8 173 (5.75%) Relational Database
9 149 (4.95%) NoSQL
10 117 (3.89%) Big Data
11 112 (3.72%) Oracle Database
12 106 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
13 96 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 87 (2.89%) Hadoop
15 80 (2.66%) MongoDB
16 73 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
17 68 (2.26%) Power BI
18 58 (1.93%) RDBMS
19 51 (1.69%) QlikView
20 50 (1.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 213 (7.08%) Git (software)
2 198 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 115 (3.82%) JIRA
3 115 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 112 (3.72%) Subversion
5 94 (3.12%) NUnit
6 87 (2.89%) Selenium
7 67 (2.23%) JUnit
8 64 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 48 (1.59%) Maven
9 48 (1.59%) Mercurial
10 40 (1.33%) MSTest
11 34 (1.13%) Eclipse
12 33 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 32 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
14 28 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 22 (0.73%) WebDriver
16 20 (0.66%) Cucumber
16 20 (0.66%) TeamCity
17 19 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 555 (18.44%) Finance
2 136 (4.52%) Marketing
3 121 (4.02%) Retail
4 91 (3.02%) Manufacturing
5 83 (2.76%) Banking
5 83 (2.76%) Legal
6 59 (1.96%) Advertising
7 51 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.66%) Games
9 36 (1.20%) Law
10 25 (0.83%) Electronics
11 23 (0.76%) Back Office
12 21 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.60%) Billing
14 15 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
15 11 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.33%) Automotive
16 10 (0.33%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.23%) Publishing
18 3 (0.100%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1531 (50.86%) Developer
2 518 (17.21%) Analyst
3 504 (16.74%) .NET Developer
4 422 (14.02%) C# Developer
5 394 (13.09%) SQL Developer
6 321 (10.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 285 (9.47%) Senior Developer
8 244 (8.11%) Java Developer
9 183 (6.08%) Software Developer
10 175 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
11 163 (5.42%) DBA
12 148 (4.92%) SQL DBA
13 145 (4.82%) Support Analyst
14 137 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
15 135 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 121 (4.02%) Applications Support
17 120 (3.99%) Software Engineer
18 117 (3.89%) SQL Server Developer
19 114 (3.79%) Web Developer
20 109 (3.62%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1066 (35.42%) .NET
2 737 (24.49%) HTML
3 605 (20.10%) CSS
4 593 (19.70%) ASP.NET
5 436 (14.49%) jQuery
6 331 (11.00%) Web Services
7 297 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 264 (8.77%) .NET Framework
9 247 (8.21%) XML
10 239 (7.94%) AngularJS
11 205 (6.81%) WCF
12 174 (5.78%) HTML5
13 169 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
14 166 (5.51%) Spring
15 147 (4.88%) Entity Framework
16 133 (4.42%) REST
17 123 (4.09%) WPF
18 116 (3.85%) Ajax
19 110 (3.65%) Hibernate
20 108 (3.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 312 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 215 (7.14%) iPad
3 156 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 82 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 78 (2.59%) Clustering
6 70 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 68 (2.26%) Replication
8 65 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 58 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 58 (1.93%) User Experience
10 53 (1.76%) Data Structures
11 48 (1.59%) Data Centre
12 47 (1.56%) iSeries
13 40 (1.33%) N-Tier
14 38 (1.26%) AS400
15 29 (0.96%) Xbox
16 23 (0.76%) Driving Licence
17 21 (0.70%) Mainframe
18 15 (0.50%) Internet of Things
19 14 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 339 (11.26%) Windows
2 305 (10.13%) Linux
3 177 (5.88%) Unix
4 142 (4.72%) Windows Server
5 56 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 52 (1.73%) Android
8 42 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.60%) AIX
11 18 (0.60%) CentOS
12 17 (0.56%) Solaris
13 16 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.40%) HPUX
16 11 (0.37%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.33%) Debian
18 7 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (20.27%) MVC
3 480 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
4 316 (10.50%) Software Engineering
5 284 (9.44%) OO
6 274 (9.10%) Scrum
7 259 (8.60%) TDD
8 249 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
8 249 (8.27%) Web Development
9 234 (7.77%) ETL
10 227 (7.54%) SDLC
11 213 (7.08%) E-Commerce
12 178 (5.91%) Unit Testing
13 169 (5.61%) ITIL
14 154 (5.12%) Performance Tuning
15 145 (4.82%) Analytics
16 139 (4.62%) DevOps
17 133 (4.42%) Data Modelling
18 126 (4.19%) Mentoring
19 125 (4.15%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 972 (32.29%) C#
2 810 (26.91%) JavaScript
3 527 (17.51%) T-SQL
4 508 (16.88%) Java
5 179 (5.95%) PHP
6 163 (5.42%) Python
7 146 (4.85%) C++
8 140 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 135 (4.49%) VB.NET
10 90 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 87 (2.89%) VBA
12 76 (2.52%) Ruby
13 72 (2.39%) Shell Script
14 70 (2.33%) VB
15 67 (2.23%) C
16 48 (1.59%) Perl
17 45 (1.50%) R
18 43 (1.43%) RPG
19 41 (1.36%) Bash Shell
20 31 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 359 (11.93%) Degree
2 73 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (1.76%) ISEB
4 44 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 43 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 32 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 30 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (0.90%) PhD
9 24 (0.80%) MCITP
9 24 (0.80%) MCSE
10 21 (0.70%) MCSA
11 19 (0.63%) CCNP
12 18 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 15 (0.50%) HND
14 14 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.40%) MCTS
16 11 (0.37%) HNC
17 10 (0.33%) CCSE
18 9 (0.30%) DBS Check
19 8 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.25%) QA
2 42 (1.40%) SLA
3 41 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 29 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.50%) WAI
8 9 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.27%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.17%) SDET
11 3 (0.100%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.100%) IFRS
11 3 (0.100%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.100%) PMO
12 2 (0.066%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.066%) GCP
12 2 (0.066%) IAS 39
13 1 (0.033%) COBIT
System Software
1 116 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 69 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.16%) vSphere
4 62 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 33 (1.10%) Docker
6 32 (1.06%) Xen
6 32 (1.06%) XenServer
7 15 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.43%) Terminal Services
8 13 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (0.33%) Postfix
9 10 (0.33%) qmail
10 9 (0.30%) Firmware
11 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.20%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.13%) XenApp
14 3 (0.100%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (2.46%) Puppet
2 61 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (1.16%) Tivoli
4 34 (1.13%) Nagios
5 28 (0.93%) Cobbler
6 24 (0.80%) WSUS
7 23 (0.76%) Ansible
8 19 (0.63%) SCOM
9 18 (0.60%) SCCM
10 11 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.30%) Ganglia
11 9 (0.30%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.30%) Netcool
12 8 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (0.23%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.23%) OpenNMS
13 7 (0.23%) OpenView
13 7 (0.23%) RANCID
13 7 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 824 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 431 (14.32%) Oracle
3 124 (4.12%) VMware
4 104 (3.46%) Tableau
5 100 (3.32%) Google
6 84 (2.79%) IBM
7 61 (2.03%) Cisco
8 58 (1.93%) SAP
9 43 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 42 (1.40%) HP
11 35 (1.16%) Red Hat
12 33 (1.10%) Cognos
12 33 (1.10%) Sage
13 32 (1.06%) EnterpriseDB
14 27 (0.90%) Xamarin
15 24 (0.80%) Citrix
16 23 (0.76%) Informatica
17 19 (0.63%) NetApp
17 19 (0.63%) Sitecore
18 17 (0.56%) Hyperion
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Cheshire
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits package
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North West
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Wigan, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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