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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 134 209 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.88% 5.89% 7.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.80% 16.55% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 125 198 293
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,250 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
1047 1263 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 30.29% 35.58% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1087 1333
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,554
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Stockport +21 10 £35,000 +23.89% 1
Rochdale +11 6 £54,000 +8.00%
Wigan +12 1 £35,000 +3.70%
Bolton +8 1 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Oldham -4 1 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Bury - 1 £35,000 - 1
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 266 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 204 (76.69%) SQL
3 121 (45.49%) T-SQL
3 121 (45.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (40.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 107 (40.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 94 (35.34%) .NET
7 93 (34.96%) Microsoft
8 92 (34.59%) Replication
9 82 (30.83%) C#
10 79 (29.70%) Windows
11 69 (25.94%) Finance
12 66 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (24.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 63 (23.68%) High Availability
14 62 (23.31%) ASP.NET
15 59 (22.18%) SQL Server 2014
16 56 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
17 51 (19.17%) Business Intelligence
18 50 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
19 49 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
19 49 (18.42%) Clustering
20 45 (16.92%) JavaScript
21 44 (16.54%) HTML
22 41 (15.41%) CSS
23 38 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
23 38 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
24 37 (13.91%) MS Excel
25 35 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
26 32 (12.03%) MVC

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 24 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.39%) MS Exchange
3 16 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.76%) IIS
5 10 (3.76%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.01%) Drupal
6 8 (3.01%) GeoServer
7 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Apache
8 2 (0.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Kentico
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.50%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.28%) SAN
2 10 (3.76%) LAN
3 7 (2.63%) Firewall
3 7 (2.63%) Network Security
4 4 (1.50%) Internet
4 4 (1.50%) WAN
5 3 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.13%) SNMP
6 2 (0.75%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) HTTP
6 2 (0.75%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.38%) DHCP
7 1 (0.38%) FTP
7 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.38%) SMTP
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (45.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 108 (40.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (40.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (24.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 59 (22.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 56 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 49 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 27 (10.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 24 (9.02%) DTS
12 16 (6.02%) MySQL
13 15 (5.64%) NoSQL
13 15 (5.64%) QlikView
14 12 (4.51%) MongoDB
15 11 (4.14%) OLAP
16 10 (3.76%) Neo4j
16 10 (3.76%) OLTP
17 8 (3.01%) GIS
18 6 (2.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (6.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 18 (6.77%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.88%) Subversion
4 4 (1.50%) NUnit
5 3 (1.13%) ERwin
6 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.38%) Moq
7 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.38%) Selenium
7 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.38%) tSQLt
General
1 69 (25.94%) Finance
2 16 (6.02%) Legal
3 13 (4.89%) Back Office
4 8 (3.01%) Games
4 8 (3.01%) Marketing
5 4 (1.50%) Law
6 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (41.73%) DBA
1 111 (41.73%) SQL DBA
2 102 (38.35%) Developer
3 70 (26.32%) SQL Server DBA
4 43 (16.17%) .NET Developer
5 37 (13.91%) Administrator
6 27 (10.15%) C# Developer
7 25 (9.40%) SQL Developer
8 19 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (6.77%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.89%) Consultant
12 12 (4.51%) SQL Server Developer
13 11 (4.14%) QlikView Developer
13 11 (4.14%) Technical Consultant
14 10 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 10 (3.76%) Senior DBA
14 10 (3.76%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (35.34%) .NET
2 62 (23.31%) ASP.NET
3 44 (16.54%) HTML
4 41 (15.41%) CSS
5 31 (11.65%) Ajax
5 31 (11.65%) jQuery
6 26 (9.77%) XML
7 25 (9.40%) .NET Framework
7 25 (9.40%) WCF
8 19 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 14 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (4.51%) WPF
12 11 (4.14%) Web Services
13 10 (3.76%) HTML5
14 9 (3.38%) J2EE
15 8 (3.01%) LINQ
16 7 (2.63%) Entity Framework
17 6 (2.26%) CSS3
17 6 (2.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 92 (34.59%) Replication
2 49 (18.42%) Clustering
3 23 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.14%) Data Structures
5 11 (4.14%) iPad
6 7 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.26%) Symmetrix
7 6 (2.26%) W3C
8 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.50%) User Experience
9 3 (1.13%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.13%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.13%) FMCG
9 3 (1.13%) IBM XIV
9 3 (1.13%) Statistics
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (29.70%) Windows
2 50 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (8.27%) Linux
6 15 (5.64%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.63%) AIX
7 7 (2.63%) CentOS
7 7 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.50%) Android
9 4 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.13%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.81%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (23.68%) High Availability
3 51 (19.17%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (12.03%) MVC
6 29 (10.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 26 (9.77%) Capacity Planning
7 26 (9.77%) Web Development
8 25 (9.40%) ITIL
9 24 (9.02%) Performance Analysis
10 23 (8.65%) Data Modelling
11 21 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (7.52%) ETL
12 20 (7.52%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.39%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.39%) Migration
14 15 (5.64%) Data Analysis
14 15 (5.64%) Project Management
15 13 (4.89%) OO
15 13 (4.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 204 (76.69%) SQL
2 121 (45.49%) T-SQL
3 82 (30.83%) C#
4 45 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.77%) PowerShell
6 18 (6.77%) ANSI SQL
6 18 (6.77%) VB.NET
7 13 (4.89%) PHP
8 12 (4.51%) Java
9 9 (3.38%) ActionScript
9 9 (3.38%) Perl
10 7 (2.63%) VBA
11 5 (1.88%) VB
11 5 (1.88%) VBScript
12 1 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (11.28%) Degree
2 23 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.51%) MCDBA
4 10 (3.76%) CCNA
4 10 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.76%) MCITP
4 10 (3.76%) MCSE
4 10 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.63%) A+ Certification
5 7 (2.63%) CCNP
5 7 (2.63%) CISSP
5 7 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (2.63%) HP ASE
5 7 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (2.63%) RHCE
5 7 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
6 5 (1.88%) MCTS
7 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.13%) NCDA
9 2 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.51%) QA
2 7 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.26%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.26%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.50%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (4.14%) vSphere
2 10 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.26%) SRDF
4 2 (0.75%) Firmware
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (8.27%) LiteSpeed
2 10 (3.76%) Backup Exec
2 10 (3.76%) HP SIM
2 10 (3.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (3.76%) WSUS
3 6 (2.26%) SCCM
4 4 (1.50%) Kibana
4 4 (1.50%) SCOM
5 3 (1.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.13%) Perfmon
5 3 (1.13%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.13%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.75%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 93 (34.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.14%) VMware
3 15 (5.64%) Cisco
3 15 (5.64%) Oracle
3 15 (5.64%) RedGate
4 11 (4.14%) HP
5 10 (3.76%) Dell
5 10 (3.76%) IBM
5 10 (3.76%) Sophos
5 10 (3.76%) Symantec
6 8 (3.01%) ESRI
7 7 (2.63%) GFI Software
7 7 (2.63%) ProCurve
7 7 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.26%) EMC
8 6 (2.26%) NetApp
9 5 (1.88%) Citrix
9 5 (1.88%) Cognos
10 4 (1.50%) Tableau
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