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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 49 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 188 275 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.99% 6.93% 6.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.76% 17.97% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 176 265 230
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,243 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1274 1530 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 33.79% 38.54% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1339 1514
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Bolton -7 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Oldham +2 4 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Wigan -8 4 £37,500 -12.79% 1
Salford +4 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Stockport +4 3 £32,500 -27.77%
Sale - 3 £31,000 -
Rochdale -7 2 £46,000 +46.03%
Altrincham -9 1 £32,500 -23.52%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 383 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 276 (72.06%) SQL
3 184 (48.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 166 (43.34%) Microsoft
5 162 (42.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 144 (37.60%) .NET
7 134 (34.99%) Business Intelligence
8 130 (33.94%) T-SQL
8 130 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (33.68%) C#
10 122 (31.85%) Finance
11 111 (28.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 105 (27.42%) ASP.NET
13 97 (25.33%) JavaScript
14 93 (24.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 91 (23.76%) Windows
16 90 (23.50%) HTML
17 79 (20.63%) MS Excel
18 75 (19.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 73 (19.06%) WCF
19 73 (19.06%) CSS
20 72 (18.80%) SharePoint
21 64 (16.71%) MVC
22 61 (15.93%) Degree
23 54 (14.10%) jQuery
24 52 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
25 50 (13.05%) CRM
26 49 (12.79%) Data Analysis
27 48 (12.53%) Data Warehouse
28 47 (12.27%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 72 (18.80%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.83%) IIS
3 21 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 21 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.57%) SAS
7 6 (1.57%) Apache
8 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.52%) Drupal
10 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.26%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 79 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.66%) PowerPivot
3 13 (3.39%) MS Office
4 9 (2.35%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.83%) Magento
3 6 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.39%) WAN
1 13 (3.39%) LAN
2 12 (3.13%) DNS
2 12 (3.13%) SAN
2 12 (3.13%) Firewall
3 10 (2.61%) DHCP
4 9 (2.35%) VPN
5 8 (2.09%) WLAN
5 8 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.04%) VLAN
7 4 (1.04%) Internet
7 4 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.52%) FTP
8 2 (0.52%) HTTP
9 1 (0.26%) VoIP
9 1 (0.26%) NAS
9 1 (0.26%) DMZ
9 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 184 (48.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 162 (42.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 111 (28.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 93 (24.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 75 (19.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 48 (12.53%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (9.40%) OLAP
9 31 (8.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (3.39%) Data Mining
11 12 (3.13%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.87%) Relational Database
13 10 (2.61%) QlikView
14 7 (1.83%) DTS
14 7 (1.83%) Big Data
15 6 (1.57%) MS Access
16 5 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (1.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.96%) NUnit
3 10 (2.61%) Moq
3 10 (2.61%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.83%) Xcode
4 7 (1.83%) ReSharper
4 7 (1.83%) SpecFlow
4 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 122 (31.85%) Finance
2 14 (3.66%) Retail
3 10 (2.61%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.61%) Games
4 4 (1.04%) Marketing
5 3 (0.78%) Local Government
6 1 (0.26%) German Language
6 1 (0.26%) Banking
6 1 (0.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (48.56%) Developer
2 61 (15.93%) Analyst
3 53 (13.84%) .NET Developer
4 50 (13.05%) C# Developer
4 50 (13.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 39 (10.18%) Senior Developer
6 35 (9.14%) DBA
7 29 (7.57%) SQL DBA
8 26 (6.79%) MI Analyst
9 25 (6.53%) Report Writer
10 24 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (5.74%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.70%) Business Analyst
12 18 (4.70%) Support Engineer
12 18 (4.70%) SQL Developer
13 17 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
14 16 (4.18%) Consultant
14 16 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 14 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
15 14 (3.66%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (37.60%) .NET
2 105 (27.42%) ASP.NET
3 90 (23.50%) HTML
4 73 (19.06%) CSS
4 73 (19.06%) WCF
5 54 (14.10%) jQuery
6 47 (12.27%) XML
6 47 (12.27%) Ajax
7 45 (11.75%) .NET Framework
8 41 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (8.88%) HTML5
10 32 (8.36%) Web Services
11 16 (4.18%) Silverlight
12 14 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (3.13%) WPF
14 10 (2.61%) SOAP
15 9 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 9 (2.35%) AngularJS
16 8 (2.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.39%) Replication
5 11 (2.87%) Clustering
6 10 (2.61%) User Experience
7 8 (2.09%) NHS
8 7 (1.83%) Statistics
8 7 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.04%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.78%) Physics
10 3 (0.78%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.52%) FMCG
11 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 91 (23.76%) Windows
2 36 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (6.01%) Windows 8
5 22 (5.74%) Windows XP
6 21 (5.48%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.61%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.61%) Android
8 9 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.57%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (34.99%) Business Intelligence
2 130 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (16.71%) MVC
4 50 (13.05%) CRM
5 49 (12.79%) Data Analysis
6 47 (12.27%) ETL
7 43 (11.23%) Data Modelling
8 38 (9.92%) E-Commerce
9 37 (9.66%) Campaign Management
9 37 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (9.14%) Data Cleansing
11 34 (8.88%) Software Engineering
12 33 (8.62%) TDD
13 32 (8.36%) Scrum
14 27 (7.05%) ITIL
15 26 (6.79%) Mentoring
16 21 (5.48%) Migration
17 20 (5.22%) Project Management
18 18 (4.70%) OO
19 17 (4.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 276 (72.06%) SQL
2 130 (33.94%) T-SQL
3 129 (33.68%) C#
4 97 (25.33%) JavaScript
5 33 (8.62%) VB.NET
6 29 (7.57%) VBA
7 23 (6.01%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.66%) Java
9 9 (2.35%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.31%) VBScript
11 2 (0.52%) VB
11 2 (0.52%) Perl
11 2 (0.52%) PHP
11 2 (0.52%) Python
11 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.26%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.26%) Ruby
12 1 (0.26%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 61 (15.93%) Degree
2 16 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (2.35%) MCTS
4 9 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.35%) CCNA
4 9 (2.35%) ISEB
4 9 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.35%) NCDA
5 5 (1.31%) CCA
5 5 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (1.04%) MCSE
7 2 (0.52%) MCPD
7 2 (0.52%) MCITP
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.57%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.18%) vSphere
2 16 (4.18%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.31%) XenApp
4 5 (1.31%) XenServer
4 5 (1.31%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.52%) vCloud
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.35%) SCCM
2 6 (1.57%) SCOM
3 4 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.04%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 166 (43.34%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.66%) VMware
3 15 (3.92%) NetApp
4 12 (3.13%) Cognos
4 12 (3.13%) DevExpress
5 9 (2.35%) Cisco
5 9 (2.35%) Citrix
6 7 (1.83%) Oracle
6 7 (1.83%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.04%) Adobe
7 4 (1.04%) McAfee
7 4 (1.04%) Tableau
8 3 (0.78%) SAP
9 2 (0.52%) Symbian
9 2 (0.52%) HP
9 2 (0.52%) Dell
9 2 (0.52%) Intel
9 2 (0.52%) ESRI
9 2 (0.52%) Informatica
10 1 (0.26%) Epicor
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