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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 118 136 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.18% 4.25% 4.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.93% 13.67% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 102 120 169
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £37,608
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,450 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
1321 995 1286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.56% 31.08% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 877 1130
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -10 9 £35,000 +1.44%
Altrincham -5 6 £38,750 -16.21%
Stockport +1 3 £32,250 -32.10% 2
Bolton -17 2 £40,000 -
Oldham -24 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Salford - 1 £32,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 229 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 174 (75.98%) SQL
3 122 (53.28%) Microsoft
4 108 (47.16%) .NET
5 99 (43.23%) C#
6 83 (36.24%) T-SQL
7 81 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (33.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 75 (32.75%) ASP.NET
10 72 (31.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 66 (28.82%) MVC
12 63 (27.51%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (20.52%) Performance Tuning
14 46 (20.09%) .NET Framework
14 46 (20.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 46 (20.09%) Web Services
15 45 (19.65%) MS Excel
16 42 (18.34%) Data Warehouse
16 42 (18.34%) WCF
17 41 (17.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 40 (17.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 40 (17.47%) HTML
19 39 (17.03%) SQL Server 2005
20 38 (16.59%) XML
21 37 (16.16%) Windows
22 35 (15.28%) CSS
23 34 (14.85%) jQuery
24 32 (13.97%) Ajax
24 32 (13.97%) Visual Studio
25 31 (13.54%) Finance

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 20 (8.73%) IIS
2 13 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (19.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.68%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.49%) SaaS
5 7 (3.06%) IaaS
5 7 (3.06%) PaaS
6 6 (2.62%) Office 365
7 1 (0.44%) GitHub
7 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.30%) SAN
2 17 (7.42%) Firewall
3 15 (6.55%) DNS
3 15 (6.55%) Internet
4 13 (5.68%) NAS
5 11 (4.80%) LAN
5 11 (4.80%) WAN
5 11 (4.80%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.62%) VPN
7 2 (0.87%) DHCP
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.44%) GPRS
8 1 (0.44%) GSM
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (33.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (31.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (20.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 42 (18.34%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (17.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (17.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (9.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (8.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (7.42%) NoSQL
11 15 (6.55%) Amazon Redshift
11 15 (6.55%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (5.68%) Hadoop
12 13 (5.68%) OLTP
13 12 (5.24%) Big Data
13 12 (5.24%) MySQL
14 10 (4.37%) MS Access
15 9 (3.93%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (2.18%) OLAP
17 4 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (13.97%) Visual Studio
2 30 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.86%) Subversion
4 17 (7.42%) JIRA
5 9 (3.93%) NUnit
6 8 (3.49%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.31%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.87%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.44%) Selenium
9 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (13.54%) Finance
2 18 (7.86%) Legal
3 12 (5.24%) Games
4 7 (3.06%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.18%) Marketing
6 4 (1.75%) Law
7 3 (1.31%) Advertising
7 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 143 (62.45%) Developer
2 73 (31.88%) .NET Developer
3 50 (21.83%) C# Developer
4 48 (20.96%) DBA
4 48 (20.96%) SQL DBA
5 40 (17.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (17.03%) Senior Developer
7 34 (14.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (13.97%) SQL Developer
9 24 (10.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 23 (10.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 23 (10.04%) Senior C# Developer
11 22 (9.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (8.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 17 (7.42%) Administrator
13 17 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 17 (7.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (7.42%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (7.42%) Senior DBA
13 17 (7.42%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (47.16%) .NET
2 75 (32.75%) ASP.NET
3 46 (20.09%) .NET Framework
3 46 (20.09%) Web Services
4 42 (18.34%) WCF
5 40 (17.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (17.47%) HTML
6 38 (16.59%) XML
7 35 (15.28%) CSS
8 34 (14.85%) jQuery
9 32 (13.97%) Ajax
10 21 (9.17%) Entity Framework
11 20 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (7.42%) JSON
13 17 (7.42%) Ninject
13 17 (7.42%) REST
14 16 (6.99%) XSLT
15 15 (6.55%) AngularJS
16 9 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.66%) iPad
2 18 (7.86%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.86%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.11%) Replication
4 13 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.37%) Data Extraction
6 9 (3.93%) Statistics
7 7 (3.06%) Clustering
7 7 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.62%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.62%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.18%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.16%) Windows
2 16 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.37%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.93%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (0.87%) Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (28.82%) MVC
3 63 (27.51%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (20.52%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (13.54%) Software Engineering
6 28 (12.23%) Web Development
7 27 (11.79%) DevOps
8 25 (10.92%) TDD
9 22 (9.61%) Data Modelling
9 22 (9.61%) ITIL
9 22 (9.61%) Scrum
10 19 (8.30%) ETL
11 17 (7.42%) Dependency Injection
11 17 (7.42%) Integration Testing
11 17 (7.42%) Web Application Development
12 16 (6.99%) Problem Management
13 13 (5.68%) Customer Engagement
13 13 (5.68%) Data Architecture
13 13 (5.68%) Data Protection
13 13 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 174 (75.98%) SQL
2 99 (43.23%) C#
3 83 (36.24%) T-SQL
4 24 (10.48%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.17%) PowerShell
6 15 (6.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.87%) Java
7 2 (0.87%) VBA
8 1 (0.44%) C
8 1 (0.44%) C++
8 1 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
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 26 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.86%) Degree
3 15 (6.55%) MCSE
4 9 (3.93%) NCIE
4 9 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (3.06%) MCSA
6 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.73%) PCI DSS
2 14 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.06%) QA
3 7 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.86%) Active Directory
1 18 (7.86%) Hyper-V
2 15 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.68%) VMware ESX
3 13 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.37%) vSphere
5 5 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (5.68%) SCOM
2 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (2.18%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.31%) SCCM
4 2 (0.87%) LiteSpeed
4 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.87%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) WMI
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
1 122 (53.28%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.23%) VMware
3 17 (7.42%) PayPal
4 11 (4.80%) NetApp
5 5 (2.18%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.75%) iManage
6 4 (1.75%) Tableau
7 3 (1.31%) HP
7 3 (1.31%) Oracle
8 2 (0.87%) Cisco
8 2 (0.87%) Google
8 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.44%) Cognos
9 1 (0.44%) Dell
9 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.44%) IBM
9 1 (0.44%) Pega
9 1 (0.44%) SAP
9 1 (0.44%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Peninsula
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 70k per year + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago