The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 60 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 142 139 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.80% 3.94% 6.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.45% 12.64% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 126 122 242
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1359 1100 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.39% 31.18% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 951 1314
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochdale -2 13 £55,000 +76.00% 2
Altrincham -1 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Stockport -3 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Oldham -5 2 £38,250 +21.42%
Sale -4 1 £39,500 +12.85%
Bolton -11 1 £37,500 -9.09%
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 Server 2008.

1 226 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 172 (76.11%) SQL
3 120 (53.10%) Microsoft
4 88 (38.94%) T-SQL
4 88 (38.94%) .NET
5 86 (38.05%) C#
6 76 (33.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 75 (33.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 68 (30.09%) Business Intelligence
9 67 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (27.88%) MVC
11 61 (26.99%) ASP.NET
12 50 (22.12%) Performance Tuning
13 48 (21.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (21.24%) MS Excel
14 43 (19.03%) Data Warehouse
14 43 (19.03%) SQL Server 2012
15 40 (17.70%) .NET Framework
15 40 (17.70%) SQL Server 2005
16 39 (17.26%) Web Services
16 39 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 38 (16.81%) Windows
18 32 (14.16%) VMware
18 32 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
19 31 (13.72%) HTML
20 30 (13.27%) PowerShell
21 29 (12.83%) XML
21 29 (12.83%) CSS
22 28 (12.39%) Software Engineering
23 27 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related 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 25 (11.06%) IIS
2 18 (7.96%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.44%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (21.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (7.08%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.65%) Office 365
5 4 (1.77%) IaaS
5 4 (1.77%) PaaS
5 4 (1.77%) SaaS
6 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.50%) SAN
2 21 (9.29%) Internet
3 19 (8.41%) DNS
3 19 (8.41%) Firewall
4 16 (7.08%) NAS
5 10 (4.42%) LAN
5 10 (4.42%) WAN
5 10 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.65%) VPN
7 2 (0.88%) DHCP
8 1 (0.44%) FTP
8 1 (0.44%) GPRS
8 1 (0.44%) GSM
8 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) SNMP
8 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (33.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 75 (33.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (21.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (19.03%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (19.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (17.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (10.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 23 (10.18%) NoSQL
9 18 (7.96%) Amazon Redshift
10 16 (7.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (6.19%) OLTP
12 12 (5.31%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (4.42%) Hadoop
14 9 (3.98%) MySQL
15 8 (3.54%) Big Data
16 7 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
17 6 (2.65%) MS Access
18 5 (2.21%) MongoDB
18 5 (2.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (9.73%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.96%) Subversion
4 17 (7.52%) JIRA
5 8 (3.54%) NUnit
6 7 (3.10%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (11.50%) Finance
2 19 (8.41%) Legal
3 9 (3.98%) Law
4 5 (2.21%) Marketing
5 4 (1.77%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.33%) Advertising
6 3 (1.33%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (55.75%) Developer
2 62 (27.43%) .NET Developer
3 56 (24.78%) DBA
3 56 (24.78%) SQL DBA
4 53 (23.45%) C# Developer
5 41 (18.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (17.26%) SQL Developer
7 37 (16.37%) Senior Developer
8 30 (13.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (11.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 24 (10.62%) Administrator
10 24 (10.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 24 (10.62%) Senior C# Developer
10 24 (10.62%) Senior DBA
10 24 (10.62%) Senior SQL DBA
11 23 (10.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (8.41%) SQL Server DBA
13 17 (7.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 17 (7.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (7.52%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (38.94%) .NET
2 61 (26.99%) ASP.NET
3 40 (17.70%) .NET Framework
4 39 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (17.26%) Web Services
5 31 (13.72%) HTML
6 29 (12.83%) CSS
6 29 (12.83%) XML
7 26 (11.50%) Ajax
8 24 (10.62%) jQuery
8 24 (10.62%) WCF
9 22 (9.73%) Entity Framework
10 21 (9.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (7.96%) REST
12 17 (7.52%) Ninject
13 16 (7.08%) AngularJS
14 8 (3.54%) JSON
14 8 (3.54%) XHTML
14 8 (3.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.85%) Replication
2 19 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (7.52%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.52%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.19%) iPad
5 10 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.54%) Data Extraction
7 7 (3.10%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.65%) Clustering
8 6 (2.65%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.65%) Statistics
8 6 (2.65%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.77%) User Experience
10 2 (0.88%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.81%) Windows
2 17 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (6.19%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.98%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.33%) Linux
8 2 (0.88%) Unix
9 1 (0.44%) Android
9 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (30.09%) Business Intelligence
2 67 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (27.88%) MVC
4 50 (22.12%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (12.39%) Software Engineering
6 25 (11.06%) DevOps
6 25 (11.06%) TDD
7 24 (10.62%) Data Modelling
7 24 (10.62%) Scrum
8 23 (10.18%) ITIL
9 20 (8.85%) Web Development
10 18 (7.96%) Customer Engagement
10 18 (7.96%) Data Architecture
11 17 (7.52%) Dependency Injection
11 17 (7.52%) Integration Testing
12 16 (7.08%) ETL
13 15 (6.64%) CRM
14 11 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (4.42%) Data Protection
15 10 (4.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 172 (76.11%) SQL
2 88 (38.94%) T-SQL
3 86 (38.05%) C#
4 30 (13.27%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.52%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (0.88%) Java
8 1 (0.44%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.44%) C
8 1 (0.44%) C++
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.44%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.96%) Degree
3 14 (6.19%) MCSE
4 10 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (3.98%) NCIE
6 4 (1.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.44%) MCITP
7 1 (0.44%) MCPD
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.73%) PCI DSS
2 18 (7.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.21%) QA
4 4 (1.77%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.52%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.08%) VMware ESX
3 16 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.98%) vSphere
6 5 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (7.08%) SCOM
2 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (2.21%) SCDPM
2 5 (2.21%) WMI
3 3 (1.33%) LiteSpeed
3 3 (1.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.88%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.44%) Ansible
5 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.44%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (53.10%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.16%) VMware
3 17 (7.52%) PayPal
4 11 (4.87%) NetApp
5 9 (3.98%) iManage
6 5 (2.21%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.21%) Remedy
6 5 (2.21%) Tableau
7 3 (1.33%) Google
7 3 (1.33%) HP
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle
8 2 (0.88%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco
8 2 (0.88%) Dell
8 2 (0.88%) EMC
8 2 (0.88%) IBM
8 2 (0.88%) Pega
9 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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