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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 58 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 132 181 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.04% 4.50% 4.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.06% 13.81% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 115 171 176
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1011 1311 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 30.96% 32.59% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1147 1306
Average salary £42,500 £37,608 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.00% +0.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -2 8 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Rochdale +6 7 £43,000 -6.52%
Oldham -1 4 £32,500 +44.44%
Cheadle - 4 £50,000 - 1
Bolton +14 3 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Wigan +12 2 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Altrincham +4 2 £46,250 +35.03% 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 305 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 237 (77.70%) SQL
3 143 (46.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 125 (40.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 121 (39.67%) T-SQL
5 121 (39.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 115 (37.70%) Microsoft
7 112 (36.72%) .NET
8 105 (34.43%) C#
9 98 (32.13%) Windows
10 81 (26.56%) ASP.NET
10 81 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (25.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 76 (24.92%) Replication
13 74 (24.26%) HTML
14 64 (20.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 62 (20.33%) Finance
16 61 (20.00%) CSS
17 59 (19.34%) SQL Server 2000
17 59 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
18 58 (19.02%) JavaScript
19 57 (18.69%) Performance Tuning
20 54 (17.70%) XML
21 53 (17.38%) MVC
22 50 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
23 47 (15.41%) Ajax
23 47 (15.41%) SQL Server 2014
24 46 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
25 44 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
26 43 (14.10%) High Availability

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (8.85%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.92%) IIS
5 12 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (3.28%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.97%) Apache
9 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.66%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.66%) CMS
14 1 (0.33%) Confluence
14 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.33%) Kentico
14 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.62%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Line 500
2 2 (0.66%) MFGPRO
2 2 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.16%) SAN
2 12 (3.93%) Firewall
3 9 (2.95%) LAN
4 8 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (2.30%) Network Security
6 6 (1.97%) Internet
6 6 (1.97%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.64%) DNS
8 4 (1.31%) WAN
9 3 (0.98%) DHCP
9 3 (0.98%) SNMP
10 2 (0.66%) MPLS
10 2 (0.66%) NAS
10 2 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.66%) Telnet
10 2 (0.66%) VoIP
10 2 (0.66%) VPN
10 2 (0.66%) Wireless
11 1 (0.33%) Intranet
11 1 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 143 (46.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 125 (40.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 121 (39.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 78 (25.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 64 (20.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 59 (19.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 47 (15.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 37 (12.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 30 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (8.85%) OLAP
11 27 (8.85%) OLTP
12 18 (5.90%) DTS
13 14 (4.59%) MongoDB
14 9 (2.95%) QlikView
15 8 (2.62%) MySQL
16 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
17 6 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
18 5 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
18 5 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (9.84%) Visual Studio
3 26 (8.52%) NUnit
4 21 (6.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (3.61%) Subversion
6 6 (1.97%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.97%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.64%) Moq
7 5 (1.64%) ReSharper
7 5 (1.64%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.31%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.31%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.98%) tSQLt
10 2 (0.66%) Selenium
10 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.33%) GitLab
11 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 62 (20.33%) Finance
2 24 (7.87%) Marketing
3 15 (4.92%) Back Office
4 8 (2.62%) Games
5 6 (1.97%) Legal
6 4 (1.31%) Retail
7 3 (0.98%) Local Government
8 2 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (45.25%) Developer
2 121 (39.67%) DBA
2 121 (39.67%) SQL DBA
3 73 (23.93%) SQL Server DBA
4 58 (19.02%) .NET Developer
5 38 (12.46%) C# Developer
6 36 (11.80%) SQL Developer
7 34 (11.15%) Senior Developer
8 33 (10.82%) Administrator
9 28 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (8.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.25%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (4.92%) Web Developer
13 14 (4.59%) HTML Developer
13 14 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (4.26%) Software Developer
15 12 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 12 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (36.72%) .NET
2 81 (26.56%) ASP.NET
3 74 (24.26%) HTML
4 61 (20.00%) CSS
5 54 (17.70%) XML
6 47 (15.41%) Ajax
7 41 (13.44%) .NET Framework
8 38 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (11.80%) jQuery
10 31 (10.16%) WCF
11 30 (9.84%) LINQ
12 19 (6.23%) AngularJS
12 19 (6.23%) HTML5
13 17 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (5.57%) Web Services
14 16 (5.25%) Entity Framework
15 14 (4.59%) LINQ to SQL
15 14 (4.59%) WF
16 13 (4.26%) JSON
16 13 (4.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 76 (24.92%) Replication
2 33 (10.82%) Clustering
3 14 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.61%) Statistics
5 9 (2.95%) User Experience
6 8 (2.62%) FlexPod
6 8 (2.62%) W3C
7 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.97%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.31%) APACS
10 4 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.31%) EMV
10 4 (1.31%) Symmetrix
11 3 (0.98%) IBM XIV
12 2 (0.66%) FMCG
12 2 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 98 (32.13%) Windows
2 59 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (11.48%) Windows Server
5 31 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (4.92%) Linux
7 12 (3.93%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.93%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.62%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (2.30%) AIX
9 7 (2.30%) CentOS
9 7 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.97%) Android
10 6 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (18.69%) Performance Tuning
3 53 (17.38%) MVC
4 50 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 43 (14.10%) High Availability
7 38 (12.46%) TDD
8 29 (9.51%) ETL
9 28 (9.18%) OO
10 26 (8.52%) ITIL
11 23 (7.54%) Capacity Planning
12 21 (6.89%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (6.56%) Mentoring
13 20 (6.56%) OOP
14 19 (6.23%) Workflow
15 18 (5.90%) Migration
15 18 (5.90%) Performance Analysis
16 16 (5.25%) Capacity Management
17 15 (4.92%) Database Mirroring
17 15 (4.92%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 237 (77.70%) SQL
2 121 (39.67%) T-SQL
3 105 (34.43%) C#
4 58 (19.02%) JavaScript
5 38 (12.46%) PowerShell
6 28 (9.18%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.28%) Java
8 9 (2.95%) PHP
9 8 (2.62%) ANSI SQL
10 7 (2.30%) VB
11 4 (1.31%) VBA
12 3 (0.98%) VBScript
13 2 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (5.25%) Degree
3 15 (4.92%) CCNA
3 15 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (4.92%) MCSE
3 15 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (3.61%) MCITP
4 11 (3.61%) MCTS
5 10 (3.28%) MCDBA
6 9 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.62%) NCDA
8 7 (2.30%) A+ Certification
8 7 (2.30%) CCNP
8 7 (2.30%) CISSP
8 7 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (2.30%) HP ASE
8 7 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (2.30%) RHCE
8 7 (2.30%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.61%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) HL7
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) WCAG
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (5.57%) vSphere
2 15 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.31%) SRDF
5 3 (0.98%) Firmware
6 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (5.90%) LiteSpeed
2 13 (4.26%) SCCM
3 12 (3.93%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (3.61%) Perfmon
5 10 (3.28%) HP SIM
5 10 (3.28%) WSUS
6 8 (2.62%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (2.62%) SCOM
6 8 (2.62%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 115 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.21%) VMware
3 18 (5.90%) Cisco
4 12 (3.93%) HP
4 12 (3.93%) NetApp
4 12 (3.93%) Sophos
4 12 (3.93%) Symantec
5 10 (3.28%) Dell
5 10 (3.28%) IBM
6 9 (2.95%) Hitachi
7 8 (2.62%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.30%) GFI Software
8 7 (2.30%) ProCurve
8 7 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.30%) SolarWinds
9 6 (1.97%) Google
9 6 (1.97%) Red Gate
10 4 (1.31%) Citrix
10 4 (1.31%) EMC
10 4 (1.31%) Remedy
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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