The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 296 261 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.41% 6.35% 5.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.31% 15.13% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 279 226 193
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1533 1725 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.37% 41.95% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1548 1441
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Manchester region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +4 22 £32,500 -12.75% 1
Bolton 0 21 £40,000 +33.33%
Cheadle +5 11 £35,000 -9.09%
Oldham +1 11 £32,500 -13.33%
Altrincham +13 9 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Wigan -4 6 £43,000 +28.35% 1
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 -
Salford -6 2 £48,750 +30.00% 1
Bury - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 450 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 300 (66.67%) SQL
3 247 (54.89%) .NET
4 215 (47.78%) C#
5 208 (46.22%) Microsoft
6 176 (39.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 173 (38.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 171 (38.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 166 (36.89%) ASP.NET
10 162 (36.00%) T-SQL
11 152 (33.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 124 (27.56%) MS Excel
13 115 (25.56%) MVC
14 114 (25.33%) Business Intelligence
15 100 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 98 (21.78%) JavaScript
17 96 (21.33%) Finance
18 95 (21.11%) .NET Framework
19 92 (20.44%) WCF
20 90 (20.00%) Windows
21 82 (18.22%) HTML
21 82 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
22 72 (16.00%) TDD
23 71 (15.78%) CSS
24 68 (15.11%) XML
24 68 (15.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 62 (13.78%) jQuery
26 61 (13.56%) OO
27 59 (13.11%) OOD
28 57 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (10.00%) IIS
1 45 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.11%) CMS
7 6 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.67%) Lync
10 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) Apache
11 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 124 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.56%) SPSS
2 7 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.00%) Agresso
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.44%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.89%) LAN
1 31 (6.89%) WAN
2 28 (6.22%) Firewall
2 28 (6.22%) Wi-Fi
3 23 (5.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (4.89%) SAN
5 11 (2.44%) Intranet
6 10 (2.22%) RFID
7 8 (1.78%) Internet
8 5 (1.11%) NAS
9 3 (0.67%) DNS
9 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.67%) Wireless
10 2 (0.44%) IPsec
10 2 (0.44%) HTTP
10 2 (0.44%) SNMP
10 2 (0.44%) DHCP
10 2 (0.44%) VLAN
10 2 (0.44%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 176 (39.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 173 (38.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 171 (38.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 152 (33.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 43 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 28 (6.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 25 (5.56%) Relational Database
11 23 (5.11%) OLAP
12 16 (3.56%) NoSQL
13 11 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (2.22%) RDBMS
14 10 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (2.22%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.33%) MongoDB
16 5 (1.11%) Couchbase
16 5 (1.11%) RavenDB
17 4 (0.89%) DTS
Development Applications
1 53 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 52 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (6.67%) NUnit
4 24 (5.33%) Moq
5 12 (2.67%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.67%) Mercurial
5 12 (2.67%) ReSharper
5 12 (2.67%) SpecFlow
6 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.33%) JIRA
8 5 (1.11%) Subversion
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.44%) Selenium
9 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.44%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.22%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.22%) FxCop
10 1 (0.22%) StyleCop
General
1 96 (21.33%) Finance
2 15 (3.33%) Retail
3 12 (2.67%) Legal
4 10 (2.22%) Advertising
4 10 (2.22%) Marketing
5 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.44%) Law
6 2 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Military
7 1 (0.22%) Electronics
7 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 244 (54.22%) Developer
2 124 (27.56%) .NET Developer
3 77 (17.11%) Analyst
4 70 (15.56%) C# Developer
5 51 (11.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (8.44%) DBA
7 37 (8.22%) Senior Developer
8 35 (7.78%) SQL DBA
8 35 (7.78%) SQL Developer
9 34 (7.56%) Report Writer
9 34 (7.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (7.56%) Software Developer
10 33 (7.33%) MI Analyst
11 30 (6.67%) Web Developer
12 29 (6.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (4.22%) Report Analyst
14 19 (4.22%) Administrator
15 18 (4.00%) Lead Developer
15 18 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (54.89%) .NET
2 166 (36.89%) ASP.NET
3 100 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 95 (21.11%) .NET Framework
5 92 (20.44%) WCF
6 82 (18.22%) HTML
7 71 (15.78%) CSS
8 68 (15.11%) XML
8 68 (15.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 62 (13.78%) jQuery
10 53 (11.78%) Web Services
11 41 (9.11%) Ajax
12 40 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 35 (7.78%) HTML5
14 31 (6.89%) NHibernate
15 24 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 21 (4.67%) WPF
17 20 (4.44%) LINQ
18 17 (3.78%) Silverlight
19 13 (2.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.67%) Computer Science
2 12 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 11 (2.44%) Clustering
4 10 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.22%) Physics
4 10 (2.22%) Social Media
5 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.00%) Replication
6 8 (1.78%) RIA
6 8 (1.78%) Open Source
7 6 (1.33%) W3C
8 5 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.89%) APACS
9 4 (0.89%) EMV
10 3 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.67%) Statistics
11 2 (0.44%) Blog
11 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 90 (20.00%) Windows
2 57 (12.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (9.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (7.33%) Windows XP
5 33 (7.33%) Windows 8
6 28 (6.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.67%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.44%) Solaris
8 2 (0.44%) Linux
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) Android
9 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (25.56%) MVC
2 114 (25.33%) Business Intelligence
3 82 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (16.00%) TDD
5 61 (13.56%) OO
6 59 (13.11%) OOD
7 45 (10.00%) Scrum
8 42 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
9 39 (8.67%) ITIL
10 32 (7.11%) ETL
11 25 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 25 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 24 (5.33%) E-Commerce
12 24 (5.33%) Web Development
13 20 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (3.56%) Data Management
14 16 (3.56%) ERP
14 16 (3.56%) OOP
15 15 (3.33%) Database Tuning
16 14 (3.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (66.67%) SQL
2 215 (47.78%) C#
3 162 (36.00%) T-SQL
4 98 (21.78%) JavaScript
5 47 (10.44%) VB.NET
6 10 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.33%) VBA
8 4 (0.89%) PHP
9 3 (0.67%) C
10 2 (0.44%) VB
10 2 (0.44%) Java
11 1 (0.22%) Ruby
11 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
11 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 52 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 52 (11.56%) Degree
2 33 (7.33%) MCTS
3 23 (5.11%) NCDA
3 23 (5.11%) CCNA
3 23 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (2.00%) MCP
5 8 (1.78%) MCSE
6 2 (0.44%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.44%) ISEB
6 2 (0.44%) MCPD
7 1 (0.22%) CCA
7 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.67%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (8.67%) vSphere
2 37 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.78%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.89%) XenApp
6 4 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.44%) vCloud
8 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (5.78%) SCCM
1 26 (5.78%) SCOM
2 6 (1.33%) OpenView
2 6 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.44%) OpenNMS
3 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 208 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.33%) VMware
3 35 (7.78%) NetApp
4 26 (5.78%) Cisco
5 20 (4.44%) Oracle
6 13 (2.89%) IBM
7 10 (2.22%) HP
8 6 (1.33%) Remedy
8 6 (1.33%) McAfee
8 6 (1.33%) Citrix
9 4 (0.89%) Dell
9 4 (0.89%) Twitter
10 3 (0.67%) WatchGuard
10 3 (0.67%) SAP
11 2 (0.44%) Google
11 2 (0.44%) Veeam
11 2 (0.44%) Acronis
12 1 (0.22%) Facebook
12 1 (0.22%) Tableau
12 1 (0.22%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Holiday + Flexible Bens Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, pension, bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago