Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Manchester > Wigan
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 21 8
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 34 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 20.61% 12.60% 19.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 66.67% 34.04% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 20
Wigan median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,075 £31,700 £26,600
90th Percentile £45,000 £67,500 £43,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wigan
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 51 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 30.91% 37.01% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 51
Wigan median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £43,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wigan.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Wigan

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Wigan

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Wigan

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Wigan over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Wigan

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 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 Wigan region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) T-SQL
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (38.24%) Statistics
4 13 (38.24%) .NET
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle
6 8 (23.53%) Windows
6 8 (23.53%) Solaris
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.59%) SDLC
8 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
8 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Web Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Test Management
8 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 6 (17.65%) .NET Core
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (17.65%) C#
8 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 6 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan 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 2 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.94%) Power BI
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Developer
3 12 (35.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (14.71%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (14.71%) DBA
6 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.88%) Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
8 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) .NET Core
3 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.94%) EDI
4 1 (2.94%) WCF
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Solaris
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (38.24%) Statistics
3 7 (20.59%) SDLC
4 6 (17.65%) Defect Management
4 6 (17.65%) MVC
4 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Test Management
4 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Web Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Decision-Making
7 1 (2.94%) ERP
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.94%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) SAP