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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 205 133 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.88% 3.54% 7.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.48% 9.87% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 192 121 290
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
1416 1347 1788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 33.72% 35.87% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1219 1674
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +6 19 £37,500 +30.43%
Oldham +1 6 £22,500 -13.46%
Wigan - 6 £20,000 -
Altrincham +2 5 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Salford 0 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bury - 4 £27,500 -
Bolton -8 3 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 394 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 265 (67.26%) SQL
3 200 (50.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 178 (45.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 176 (44.67%) Business Intelligence
6 174 (44.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 150 (38.07%) Microsoft
8 147 (37.31%) Finance
9 138 (35.03%) .NET
10 134 (34.01%) T-SQL
11 132 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
12 121 (30.71%) C#
13 98 (24.87%) ASP.NET
14 91 (23.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 91 (23.10%) SQL Server 2012
15 87 (22.08%) JavaScript
16 84 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
17 83 (21.07%) MS Excel
18 77 (19.54%) HTML
19 72 (18.27%) MVC
20 71 (18.02%) WCF
21 70 (17.77%) VB.NET
21 70 (17.77%) Windows
22 66 (16.75%) CRM
22 66 (16.75%) CSS
23 65 (16.50%) SharePoint
24 62 (15.74%) Data Analysis
25 59 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
26 58 (14.72%) Degree
27 57 (14.47%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 65 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.60%) IIS
3 17 (4.31%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.02%) SAS
11 3 (0.76%) CMS
11 3 (0.76%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 83 (21.07%) MS Excel
2 52 (13.20%) PowerPivot
3 9 (2.28%) MS Office
4 7 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (2.79%) Magento
2 8 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.30%) SAN
2 12 (3.05%) DNS
3 8 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.03%) LAN
3 8 (2.03%) WAN
4 7 (1.78%) DHCP
4 7 (1.78%) Firewall
5 5 (1.27%) VPN
5 5 (1.27%) WLAN
6 4 (1.02%) FTP
6 4 (1.02%) HTTP
7 3 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.76%) Internet
8 2 (0.51%) IPsec
8 2 (0.51%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.51%) NAS
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.51%) SNMP
8 2 (0.51%) SMS
9 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 200 (50.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 178 (45.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 174 (44.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 91 (23.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 91 (23.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 84 (21.32%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (9.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 34 (8.63%) OLAP
9 21 (5.33%) MongoDB
10 19 (4.82%) Data Mining
11 11 (2.79%) DTS
11 11 (2.79%) Xcelsius
12 9 (2.28%) OLTP
13 8 (2.03%) QlikView
13 8 (2.03%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.27%) Big Data
14 5 (1.27%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.27%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (8.38%) NUnit
2 25 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.06%) Moq
4 8 (2.03%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.76%) Subversion
5 3 (0.76%) Selenium
5 3 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.51%) FireMonkey
7 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.25%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.25%) Toad
7 1 (0.25%) FxCop
7 1 (0.25%) StyleCop
General
1 147 (37.31%) Finance
2 17 (4.31%) Retail
3 14 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.76%) Marketing
5 2 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.25%) German Language
6 1 (0.25%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Military
6 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.25%) Back Office
6 1 (0.25%) Electronics
6 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 202 (51.27%) Developer
2 77 (19.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 76 (19.29%) Analyst
4 63 (15.99%) Senior Developer
5 61 (15.48%) .NET Developer
6 46 (11.68%) C# Developer
7 34 (8.63%) DBA
8 33 (8.38%) MI Analyst
9 31 (7.87%) Software Developer
10 29 (7.36%) SQL DBA
11 27 (6.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 25 (6.35%) Report Writer
13 21 (5.33%) Technical Leader
13 21 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 20 (5.08%) Senior C# Developer
15 19 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
15 19 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
16 18 (4.57%) SQL Developer
17 17 (4.31%) Architect
18 16 (4.06%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (35.03%) .NET
2 98 (24.87%) ASP.NET
3 77 (19.54%) HTML
4 71 (18.02%) WCF
5 66 (16.75%) CSS
6 57 (14.47%) XML
7 55 (13.96%) .NET Framework
8 45 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (10.15%) jQuery
10 36 (9.14%) Ajax
11 27 (6.85%) WinForms
12 26 (6.60%) WPF
13 24 (6.09%) HTML5
13 24 (6.09%) Web Services
14 23 (5.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 19 (4.82%) NHibernate
16 17 (4.31%) LINQ
17 16 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 16 (4.06%) MSMQ
17 16 (4.06%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.06%) User Experience
5 15 (3.81%) Data Extraction
5 15 (3.81%) Mathematics
5 15 (3.81%) Physics
6 12 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
7 11 (2.79%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.78%) Clustering
9 6 (1.52%) Replication
9 6 (1.52%) NHS
10 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.76%) W3C
11 3 (0.76%) APACS
11 3 (0.76%) EMV
11 3 (0.76%) FMCG
11 3 (0.76%) Social Media
12 2 (0.51%) Informatics
12 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.77%) Windows
2 30 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (3.55%) Windows 8
5 12 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.28%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.28%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.51%) Debian
8 2 (0.51%) Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Android
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (44.67%) Business Intelligence
2 132 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (18.27%) MVC
4 66 (16.75%) CRM
5 62 (15.74%) Data Analysis
6 50 (12.69%) Campaign Management
7 49 (12.44%) Data Cleansing
7 49 (12.44%) Data Modelling
8 45 (11.42%) TDD
9 35 (8.88%) Migration
9 35 (8.88%) Mentoring
10 33 (8.38%) ETL
11 32 (8.12%) OO
12 31 (7.87%) E-Commerce
12 31 (7.87%) Business Analysis
13 26 (6.60%) OOD
13 26 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (6.35%) Data Migration
15 24 (6.09%) Time Management
16 21 (5.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 265 (67.26%) SQL
2 134 (34.01%) T-SQL
3 121 (30.71%) C#
4 87 (22.08%) JavaScript
5 70 (17.77%) VB.NET
6 31 (7.87%) VBA
7 21 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.52%) VBScript
9 4 (1.02%) Java
10 3 (0.76%) XQuery
11 2 (0.51%) Pascal
11 2 (0.51%) Python
11 2 (0.51%) Ruby
11 2 (0.51%) VB
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) Delphi
12 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.25%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (14.72%) Degree
2 14 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.28%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.28%) ISEB
4 9 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.52%) MCPD
7 5 (1.27%) MCTS
7 5 (1.27%) MCP
8 4 (1.02%) MCITP
8 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (0.76%) NCDA
9 3 (0.76%) MCSE
9 3 (0.76%) CCNA
9 3 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CCA
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) BS7799
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.54%) vSphere
3 10 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.51%) LiteSpeed
5 2 (0.51%) vCloud
5 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.25%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.25%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) XenServer
6 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.52%) SCCM
1 6 (1.52%) SCOM
2 2 (0.51%) OpenNMS
2 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.51%) Puppet
2 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.51%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 150 (38.07%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.12%) VMware
3 12 (3.05%) Oracle
4 10 (2.54%) NetApp
5 9 (2.28%) Cognos
6 7 (1.78%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.78%) SAP
7 6 (1.52%) Cisco
7 6 (1.52%) Dell
8 4 (1.02%) Intel
8 4 (1.02%) HP
9 3 (0.76%) Informatica
10 2 (0.51%) Teradata
10 2 (0.51%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.51%) McAfee
10 2 (0.51%) ESRI
10 2 (0.51%) Citrix
10 2 (0.51%) Veeam
10 2 (0.51%) Acronis
10 2 (0.51%) Capita
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