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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 187 156 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.83% 3.82% 4.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.22% 10.51% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 171 142 144
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1229 1484 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.76% 36.34% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1240 1207
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale 0 7 £60,000 +15.38% 1
Altrincham +9 5 £38,750 +70.32%
Stockport -7 5 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Oldham 0 4 £30,250 -
Bolton +11 3 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Cheadle +7 2 £37,500 - 1
Wigan +3 2 £33,250 -7.63%
Sale -4 2 £37,500 -11.76%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 355 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 260 (73.24%) SQL
3 161 (45.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 153 (43.10%) Microsoft
5 138 (38.87%) .NET
6 132 (37.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 131 (36.90%) C#
8 130 (36.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 121 (34.08%) T-SQL
10 120 (33.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 111 (31.27%) ASP.NET
12 107 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
13 90 (25.35%) Windows
14 81 (22.82%) Business Intelligence
15 78 (21.97%) HTML
16 74 (20.85%) MS Excel
17 72 (20.28%) XML
18 63 (17.75%) ETL
19 59 (16.62%) JavaScript
20 56 (15.77%) Replication
21 55 (15.49%) WCF
22 54 (15.21%) Team Foundation Server
22 54 (15.21%) CSS
23 52 (14.65%) MVC
24 51 (14.37%) Performance Tuning
25 49 (13.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 49 (13.80%) Finance
26 48 (13.52%) SQL Server 2000
27 47 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
28 42 (11.83%) Degree

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 39 (10.99%) IIS
2 36 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 25 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 24 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (2.54%) Apache
8 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.25%) Drupal
9 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.69%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.41%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.85%) Lync
12 3 (0.85%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 74 (20.85%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.20%) MS Office
3 6 (1.69%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.56%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.28%) Line 500
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.28%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.54%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.69%) Office 365
5 3 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.04%) SAN
2 23 (6.48%) DNS
3 16 (4.51%) Internet
4 10 (2.82%) DHCP
5 9 (2.54%) LAN
5 9 (2.54%) WAN
6 8 (2.25%) Firewall
6 8 (2.25%) NAS
7 6 (1.69%) VLAN
7 6 (1.69%) DMZ
7 6 (1.69%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.69%) FTP
7 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.41%) VPN
8 5 (1.41%) WLAN
8 5 (1.41%) Intranet
8 5 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.28%) Wireless
10 1 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 161 (45.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 132 (37.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 130 (36.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 120 (33.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 49 (13.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 48 (13.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 47 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (4.79%) Amazon Redshift
10 16 (4.51%) Big Data
11 15 (4.23%) OLAP
11 15 (4.23%) MySQL
12 10 (2.82%) QlikView
13 9 (2.54%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (2.54%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database
14 8 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (2.25%) DTS
15 7 (1.97%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 54 (15.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (7.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 21 (5.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 19 (5.35%) NUnit
4 19 (5.35%) Mercurial
5 16 (4.51%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.41%) Moq
6 5 (1.41%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.41%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.41%) Subversion
6 5 (1.41%) ReSharper
6 5 (1.41%) Selenium
7 4 (1.13%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.13%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.28%) ERwin
10 1 (0.28%) tSQLt
General
1 49 (13.80%) Finance
2 16 (4.51%) Games
3 12 (3.38%) Legal
4 6 (1.69%) Marketing
5 5 (1.41%) Local Government
6 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 187 (52.68%) Developer
2 65 (18.31%) DBA
3 61 (17.18%) SQL DBA
4 57 (16.06%) C# Developer
5 49 (13.80%) SQL Developer
6 48 (13.52%) Senior Developer
7 47 (13.24%) .NET Developer
8 38 (10.70%) SQL Server DBA
9 37 (10.42%) Analyst
10 33 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 32 (9.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (7.61%) Consultant
13 22 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (4.51%) Technical Leader
17 15 (4.23%) Senior SQL Developer
18 14 (3.94%) Business Developer
19 13 (3.66%) Support Engineer
20 11 (3.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (38.87%) .NET
2 111 (31.27%) ASP.NET
3 78 (21.97%) HTML
4 72 (20.28%) XML
5 55 (15.49%) WCF
6 54 (15.21%) CSS
7 39 (10.99%) Web Services
8 37 (10.42%) Ajax
9 36 (10.14%) .NET Framework
10 33 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (8.73%) jQuery
12 21 (5.92%) WPF
13 18 (5.07%) HTML5
14 14 (3.94%) AngularJS
14 14 (3.94%) Silverlight
15 11 (3.10%) XHTML
16 10 (2.82%) J2EE
16 10 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (2.54%) XSLT
17 9 (2.54%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.77%) Replication
2 38 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.92%) Clustering
4 20 (5.63%) Statistics
5 19 (5.35%) User Experience
6 14 (3.94%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.25%) NHS
8 7 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.13%) Social Media
12 3 (0.85%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.85%) LPAR
12 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.56%) Blog
13 2 (0.56%) W3C
14 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.28%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 90 (25.35%) Windows
2 33 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.94%) Windows 8
6 12 (3.38%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.38%) Linux
7 10 (2.82%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.97%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (1.41%) AIX
10 4 (1.13%) UNIX
11 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Android
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (22.82%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (17.75%) ETL
4 52 (14.65%) MVC
5 51 (14.37%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (8.73%) SDLC
7 23 (6.48%) Database Mirroring
7 23 (6.48%) Web Development
8 22 (6.20%) OO
9 21 (5.92%) Mentoring
10 20 (5.63%) ITIL
10 20 (5.63%) Time Management
10 20 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (5.35%) TDD
11 19 (5.35%) Data Analysis
12 18 (5.07%) Project Management
12 18 (5.07%) Analytics
13 17 (4.79%) Unit Testing
14 16 (4.51%) Data Management
14 16 (4.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 260 (73.24%) SQL
2 131 (36.90%) C#
3 121 (34.08%) T-SQL
4 59 (16.62%) JavaScript
5 31 (8.73%) PowerShell
6 23 (6.48%) Java
7 21 (5.92%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.10%) VBA
8 11 (3.10%) PHP
9 8 (2.25%) Perl
9 8 (2.25%) ActionScript
10 7 (1.97%) VB
11 5 (1.41%) XQuery
11 5 (1.41%) ANSI SQL
12 4 (1.13%) COBOL
13 3 (0.85%) Progress 4GL
14 2 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (11.83%) Degree
2 32 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (3.38%) MCITP
5 11 (3.10%) MCSE
6 10 (2.82%) MCTS
7 8 (2.25%) CCNA
7 8 (2.25%) NCDA
7 8 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 6 (1.69%) MCPD
9 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.13%) MCSA
11 2 (0.56%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.56%) MCP
11 2 (0.56%) ISEB
11 2 (0.56%) CCA
11 2 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) SLA
3 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.94%) vSphere
2 14 (3.94%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.54%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.41%) XenApp
6 2 (0.56%) XenServer
6 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.28%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) SCCM
2 5 (1.41%) SCOM
2 5 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (1.41%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.28%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.28%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 153 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.55%) VMware
3 18 (5.07%) Oracle
4 15 (4.23%) Citrix
4 15 (4.23%) Tableau
5 13 (3.66%) NetApp
5 13 (3.66%) SAP
6 11 (3.10%) HP
7 10 (2.82%) Cisco
8 6 (1.69%) IBM
8 6 (1.69%) Dell
8 6 (1.69%) Intel
9 5 (1.41%) McAfee
10 4 (1.13%) Capita
10 4 (1.13%) Hitachi
11 3 (0.85%) Adobe
11 3 (0.85%) Cognos
11 3 (0.85%) Google
11 3 (0.85%) Talend
11 3 (0.85%) Veeam
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits e.g. pension, bonus etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £3000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, free parking, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago