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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 54 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 154 172 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.75% 4.29% 7.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.61% 12.18% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 139 157 259
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1451 1412 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.35% 35.22% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1273 1349
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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
Stockport +5 16 £45,000 +25.00% 3
Cheadle -1 4 - -
Rochdale -7 4 £38,500 +12.40% 1
Wigan -6 3 £32,500 -2.98% 2
Bury - 3 £27,000 -
Bolton +3 2 £30,750 -10.86%
Altrincham +1 2 £22,750 -32.08% 3
Sale +6 1 £42,500 +26.86%
Salford - 1 £42,500 - 2
Oldham - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 418 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 247 (59.09%) SQL
3 229 (54.78%) .NET
4 202 (48.33%) C#
5 195 (46.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 154 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 144 (34.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 142 (33.97%) ASP.NET
9 129 (30.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 128 (30.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 122 (29.19%) WCF
12 120 (28.71%) T-SQL
13 109 (26.08%) MVC
14 108 (25.84%) .NET Framework
15 104 (24.88%) Business Intelligence
16 102 (24.40%) MS Excel
17 100 (23.92%) HTML
17 100 (23.92%) Finance
18 95 (22.73%) Windows
19 94 (22.49%) JavaScript
20 89 (21.29%) XML
21 85 (20.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 81 (19.38%) CSS
23 75 (17.94%) VB.NET
24 74 (17.70%) Degree
24 74 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC
25 72 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
26 70 (16.75%) TDD
27 62 (14.83%) OO
28 59 (14.11%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (6.70%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.46%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.02%) IIS
4 20 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.39%) CMS
9 7 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.20%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.48%) Lync
12 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.48%) Apache
12 2 (0.48%) SAS
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 102 (24.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.87%) SPSS
3 11 (2.63%) MS Office
4 3 (0.72%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Visualfiles
2 5 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.44%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.44%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.18%) SAN
2 15 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (3.59%) LAN
2 15 (3.59%) WAN
3 12 (2.87%) NAS
3 12 (2.87%) Internet
4 8 (1.91%) RFID
4 8 (1.91%) Firewall
5 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.44%) iSCSI
6 6 (1.44%) SNMP
6 6 (1.44%) IPsec
7 5 (1.20%) Intranet
8 4 (0.96%) Wireless
9 3 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.72%) VLAN
10 2 (0.48%) SMS
11 1 (0.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 195 (46.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 144 (34.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 129 (30.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 128 (30.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (9.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (8.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 19 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (3.11%) OLAP
10 13 (3.11%) Oracle Database
10 13 (3.11%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.87%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (2.15%) DTS
14 8 (1.91%) NoSQL
15 7 (1.67%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.67%) QlikView
16 5 (1.20%) MS Access
16 5 (1.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 55 (13.16%) NUnit
2 42 (10.05%) Moq
3 31 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (6.70%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.87%) ReSharper
5 12 (2.87%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.87%) Mercurial
5 12 (2.87%) SpecFlow
5 12 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.91%) JIRA
6 8 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.20%) Selenium
8 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.48%) FxCop
9 2 (0.48%) StyleCop
9 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.48%) LLBLGen Pro
9 2 (0.48%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 100 (23.92%) Finance
2 16 (3.83%) Retail
3 13 (3.11%) Advertising
4 12 (2.87%) Legal
5 10 (2.39%) Marketing
5 10 (2.39%) Law
6 3 (0.72%) Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Billing
7 2 (0.48%) Electronics
7 2 (0.48%) Games
7 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.48%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 241 (57.66%) Developer
2 125 (29.90%) .NET Developer
3 88 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 83 (19.86%) Analyst
5 64 (15.31%) Software Developer
6 60 (14.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 43 (10.29%) Senior Developer
8 31 (7.42%) C# Software Developer
9 29 (6.94%) .NET Software Developer
10 28 (6.70%) DBA
11 26 (6.22%) MI Analyst
11 26 (6.22%) SQL Developer
12 25 (5.98%) SQL DBA
13 21 (5.02%) Web Developer
13 21 (5.02%) Senior .NET Developer
14 20 (4.78%) Report Writer
14 20 (4.78%) Business Analyst
15 19 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
15 19 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (54.78%) .NET
2 142 (33.97%) ASP.NET
3 122 (29.19%) WCF
4 108 (25.84%) .NET Framework
5 100 (23.92%) HTML
6 89 (21.29%) XML
7 85 (20.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 81 (19.38%) CSS
9 74 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 59 (14.11%) Web Services
11 56 (13.40%) jQuery
12 47 (11.24%) LINQ
13 44 (10.53%) Ajax
14 36 (8.61%) NHibernate
15 33 (7.89%) WinForms
16 31 (7.42%) WPF
16 31 (7.42%) HTML5
17 28 (6.70%) ADO.NET
18 24 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 22 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.70%) Mathematics
2 28 (6.70%) Physics
3 14 (3.35%) Clustering
4 13 (3.11%) Social Media
4 13 (3.11%) Data Extraction
5 10 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.67%) Replication
6 7 (1.67%) W3C
7 6 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.20%) APACS
8 5 (1.20%) EMV
9 4 (0.96%) Open Source
10 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.72%) RIA
11 2 (0.48%) Statistics
11 2 (0.48%) NHS
12 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.24%) Health Informatics
12 1 (0.24%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 95 (22.73%) Windows
2 50 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.35%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.11%) Windows 8
7 11 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.96%) Linux
10 3 (0.72%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.72%) Solaris
10 3 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.48%) Debian
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (26.08%) MVC
2 104 (24.88%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (16.75%) TDD
5 62 (14.83%) OO
6 57 (13.64%) OOD
7 33 (7.89%) Scrum
7 33 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 33 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 27 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (5.02%) ITIL
9 21 (5.02%) ETL
9 21 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (4.78%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 19 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (4.31%) Migration
12 18 (4.31%) Configuration Management
13 16 (3.83%) Problem Management
14 15 (3.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (59.09%) SQL
2 202 (48.33%) C#
3 120 (28.71%) T-SQL
4 94 (22.49%) JavaScript
5 75 (17.94%) VB.NET
6 42 (10.05%) VBA
7 10 (2.39%) Java
8 8 (1.91%) XQuery
9 6 (1.44%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.96%) C
11 3 (0.72%) VB
12 2 (0.48%) Ruby
12 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.24%) XAML
13 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (17.70%) Degree
2 27 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.63%) MCTS
4 10 (2.39%) NCDA
4 10 (2.39%) CCNA
4 10 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (2.15%) MCSE
5 9 (2.15%) MCP
6 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) MCSA
7 1 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.44%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) BS7799
System Software
1 26 (6.22%) vSphere
2 25 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 17 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.91%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.44%) vCloud
7 3 (0.72%) LiteSpeed
8 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.63%) SCCM
2 9 (2.15%) SCOM
3 8 (1.91%) OpenView
4 6 (1.44%) OpenNMS
4 6 (1.44%) Puppet
4 6 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 154 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.70%) VMware
3 26 (6.22%) Oracle
4 20 (4.78%) IBM
5 15 (3.59%) NetApp
6 12 (2.87%) HP
7 9 (2.15%) LexisNexis
8 8 (1.91%) Cisco
8 8 (1.91%) Remedy
9 6 (1.44%) Veeam
9 6 (1.44%) Acronis
9 6 (1.44%) Dell
10 5 (1.20%) SAP
11 3 (0.72%) WatchGuard
12 2 (0.48%) Wonderware
12 2 (0.48%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.48%) Cognos
12 2 (0.48%) Citrix
13 1 (0.24%) Adobe
13 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
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