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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 167 205 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.23% 4.93% 7.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.56% 13.67% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 151 170 241
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1330 1500 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 33.69% 36.05% 40.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1337 1365
Average salary £38,250 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 25 £45,000 +25.00%
Altrincham +2 7 £25,500 -23.88% 2
Rochdale -5 6 £25,000 -24.24%
Cheadle +8 5 - -
Bury - 4 £27,000 - 1
Wigan -3 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Bolton -2 2 £30,750 -6.81%
Sale +1 1 £42,500 +26.86% 1
Salford - 1 £42,500 -
Oldham - 1 - - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 470 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 290 (61.70%) SQL
3 268 (57.02%) .NET
4 229 (48.72%) C#
5 216 (45.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 176 (37.45%) Microsoft
7 167 (35.53%) ASP.NET
8 161 (34.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 157 (33.40%) T-SQL
10 147 (31.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 140 (29.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 123 (26.17%) WCF
13 119 (25.32%) .NET Framework
13 119 (25.32%) MVC
14 114 (24.26%) Finance
15 111 (23.62%) Business Intelligence
16 107 (22.77%) JavaScript
17 106 (22.55%) HTML
18 103 (21.91%) MS Excel
19 101 (21.49%) Windows
20 94 (20.00%) XML
21 93 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
22 90 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
23 88 (18.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 86 (18.30%) CSS
25 79 (16.81%) TDD
26 73 (15.53%) VB.NET
27 71 (15.11%) Degree
28 67 (14.26%) jQuery
29 66 (14.04%) OO

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 33 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.74%) IIS
4 25 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.40%) CMS
8 15 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.06%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.85%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.43%) Lync
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.43%) SAS
14 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 103 (21.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.55%) SPSS
3 11 (2.34%) MS Office
4 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.91%) Visualfiles
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.06%) Office 365
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.96%) SAN
2 20 (4.26%) LAN
2 20 (4.26%) WAN
2 20 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (2.77%) Firewall
4 10 (2.13%) Internet
4 10 (2.13%) RFID
4 10 (2.13%) NAS
5 8 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (1.49%) Intranet
7 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.85%) SNMP
8 4 (0.85%) Wireless
8 4 (0.85%) IPsec
8 4 (0.85%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.64%) VLAN
10 2 (0.43%) SMS
11 1 (0.21%) HTTP
11 1 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 216 (45.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 161 (34.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 147 (31.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 140 (29.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (6.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 20 (4.26%) OLAP
9 20 (4.26%) Relational Database
10 17 (3.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 14 (2.98%) NoSQL
12 12 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (2.55%) Oracle Database
13 11 (2.34%) RDBMS
14 10 (2.13%) MongoDB
15 8 (1.70%) DTS
16 6 (1.28%) QlikView
16 6 (1.28%) Couchbase
17 5 (1.06%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 50 (10.64%) NUnit
2 44 (9.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (8.30%) Moq
4 38 (8.09%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.55%) ReSharper
5 12 (2.55%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.55%) SpecFlow
5 12 (2.55%) Mercurial
5 12 (2.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.70%) JIRA
7 5 (1.06%) Selenium
8 3 (0.64%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.64%) FxCop
8 3 (0.64%) StyleCop
8 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.64%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.43%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 114 (24.26%) Finance
2 17 (3.62%) Legal
3 16 (3.40%) Retail
4 13 (2.77%) Advertising
5 11 (2.34%) Marketing
6 10 (2.13%) Law
7 3 (0.64%) Electronics
7 3 (0.64%) Military
7 3 (0.64%) Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Billing
8 2 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 264 (56.17%) Developer
2 144 (30.64%) .NET Developer
3 93 (19.79%) C# Developer
4 82 (17.45%) Analyst
5 67 (14.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (11.91%) Software Developer
7 48 (10.21%) Senior Developer
8 37 (7.87%) DBA
9 34 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (7.23%) SQL DBA
10 30 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (6.17%) Web Developer
12 28 (5.96%) SQL Developer
13 27 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
14 26 (5.53%) MI Analyst
14 26 (5.53%) C# Software Developer
15 25 (5.32%) Report Writer
15 25 (5.32%) .NET Software Developer
16 21 (4.47%) Business Analyst
17 18 (3.83%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (57.02%) .NET
2 167 (35.53%) ASP.NET
3 123 (26.17%) WCF
4 119 (25.32%) .NET Framework
5 106 (22.55%) HTML
6 94 (20.00%) XML
7 93 (19.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 88 (18.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 86 (18.30%) CSS
10 67 (14.26%) jQuery
11 64 (13.62%) Web Services
12 50 (10.64%) Ajax
13 43 (9.15%) LINQ
14 38 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 38 (8.09%) HTML5
15 36 (7.66%) NHibernate
16 26 (5.53%) WinForms
16 26 (5.53%) WPF
17 23 (4.89%) XSLT
17 23 (4.89%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.89%) Mathematics
2 23 (4.89%) Physics
3 17 (3.62%) Clustering
4 14 (2.98%) Social Media
5 13 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.34%) Replication
7 9 (1.91%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.91%) Data Extraction
8 7 (1.49%) Open Source
9 6 (1.28%) W3C
10 5 (1.06%) RIA
10 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.85%) EMV
11 4 (0.85%) APACS
12 3 (0.64%) Statistics
13 1 (0.21%) NHS
13 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.21%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.21%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 101 (21.49%) Windows
2 55 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 19 (4.04%) Windows 8
7 17 (3.62%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.06%) Linux
8 5 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.64%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.64%) Solaris
9 3 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.32%) MVC
2 111 (23.62%) Business Intelligence
3 90 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (16.81%) TDD
5 66 (14.04%) OO
6 61 (12.98%) OOD
7 46 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
8 39 (8.30%) Scrum
9 33 (7.02%) Unit Testing
10 29 (6.17%) ETL
11 27 (5.74%) Business Analysis
12 26 (5.53%) Software Engineering
12 26 (5.53%) ITIL
13 24 (5.11%) E-Commerce
14 22 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (3.83%) Data Management
17 17 (3.62%) Configuration Management
18 16 (3.40%) Web Development
18 16 (3.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (61.70%) SQL
2 229 (48.72%) C#
3 157 (33.40%) T-SQL
4 107 (22.77%) JavaScript
5 73 (15.53%) VB.NET
6 36 (7.66%) VBA
7 10 (2.13%) Java
8 8 (1.70%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.70%) XQuery
9 4 (0.85%) C
10 3 (0.64%) PHP
10 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.64%) Ruby
11 2 (0.43%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.21%) XAML
12 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (15.11%) Degree
2 35 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.83%) MCTS
4 10 (2.13%) NCDA
4 10 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.13%) CCNA
5 8 (1.70%) MCP
5 8 (1.70%) MCSE
6 2 (0.43%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) MCITP
7 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.13%) QA
2 5 (1.06%) SLA
3 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) BS7799
System Software
1 29 (6.17%) vSphere
2 27 (5.74%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.62%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.85%) vCloud
7 3 (0.64%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.64%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.21%) XenApp
8 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.21%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 14 (2.98%) SCCM
2 12 (2.55%) SCOM
3 8 (1.70%) OpenView
4 4 (0.85%) OpenNMS
4 4 (0.85%) Puppet
4 4 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 176 (37.45%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.81%) VMware
3 23 (4.89%) Oracle
4 20 (4.26%) IBM
4 20 (4.26%) NetApp
5 13 (2.77%) Cisco
6 12 (2.55%) HP
7 9 (1.91%) LexisNexis
8 8 (1.70%) Remedy
9 5 (1.06%) SAP
10 4 (0.85%) Dell
10 4 (0.85%) Veeam
10 4 (0.85%) Acronis
11 3 (0.64%) Wonderware
11 3 (0.64%) WatchGuard
12 2 (0.43%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.43%) Citrix
12 2 (0.43%) Cognos
12 2 (0.43%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.21%) Adobe
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Private Health
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + big bonus
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Salary: £21216 - £54000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Altrincham
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Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
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Bury
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens + bonus
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Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Sale
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