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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 84 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 104 172 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.09% 5.24% 7.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.83% 14.59% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 99 163 267
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1058 1179 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.40% 35.91% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1008 1236
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 26 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 26 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 +14 7 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Rochdale +8 4 £54,000 -
Bolton 0 3 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Oldham -8 3 £47,500 +111.11% 2
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 178 (73.86%) SQL
3 111 (46.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 107 (44.40%) T-SQL
5 95 (39.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 93 (38.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 88 (36.51%) .NET
8 83 (34.44%) Microsoft
9 79 (32.78%) C#
10 77 (31.95%) Replication
11 67 (27.80%) Windows
12 64 (26.56%) Finance
13 59 (24.48%) ASP.NET
14 58 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (24.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 57 (23.65%) SQL Server 2014
16 53 (21.99%) High Availability
17 49 (20.33%) SQL Server 2005
18 48 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (19.50%) Data Warehouse
20 46 (19.09%) JavaScript
21 42 (17.43%) Clustering
21 42 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
22 38 (15.77%) HTML
22 38 (15.77%) CSS
23 34 (14.11%) MS Excel
23 34 (14.11%) jQuery
24 33 (13.69%) MVC
25 32 (13.28%) Degree
26 29 (12.03%) Performance Tuning

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 23 (9.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.15%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.32%) Drupal
6 8 (3.32%) GeoServer
7 6 (2.49%) IIS
8 4 (1.66%) CMS
9 1 (0.41%) Apache
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Kentico
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (14.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.66%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.66%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.83%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.13%) SAN
2 10 (4.15%) LAN
3 7 (2.90%) Network Security
4 5 (2.07%) Firewall
5 4 (1.66%) Internet
5 4 (1.66%) WAN
6 3 (1.24%) SNMP
7 2 (0.83%) DNS
7 2 (0.83%) HTTP
7 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.83%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.41%) DHCP
8 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.41%) VoIP
8 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (46.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (39.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (38.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (24.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 57 (23.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 49 (20.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 47 (19.50%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (10.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 22 (9.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 20 (8.30%) DTS
11 20 (8.30%) QlikView
12 16 (6.64%) NoSQL
13 15 (6.22%) MySQL
14 12 (4.98%) MongoDB
15 10 (4.15%) Neo4j
16 8 (3.32%) GIS
17 6 (2.49%) Hadoop
18 5 (2.07%) OLAP
18 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (8.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (6.64%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.66%) Subversion
5 3 (1.24%) ERwin
6 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.83%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.41%) Moq
7 1 (0.41%) NUnit
7 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 64 (26.56%) Finance
2 18 (7.47%) Legal
3 13 (5.39%) Back Office
4 8 (3.32%) Games
5 6 (2.49%) Marketing
6 4 (1.66%) Law
7 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (43.15%) Developer
2 89 (36.93%) DBA
2 89 (36.93%) SQL DBA
3 58 (24.07%) SQL Server DBA
4 42 (17.43%) .NET Developer
5 29 (12.03%) Administrator
6 25 (10.37%) C# Developer
7 24 (9.96%) SQL Developer
8 16 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (6.64%) Software Developer
9 14 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (5.81%) QlikView Developer
10 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.98%) C# Software Developer
12 11 (4.56%) Consultant
13 10 (4.15%) Senior DBA
13 10 (4.15%) Senior SQL DBA
13 10 (4.15%) SQL Server Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (4.15%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (36.51%) .NET
2 59 (24.48%) ASP.NET
3 38 (15.77%) CSS
3 38 (15.77%) HTML
4 34 (14.11%) jQuery
5 28 (11.62%) Ajax
6 23 (9.54%) .NET Framework
6 23 (9.54%) WCF
7 20 (8.30%) XML
8 16 (6.64%) AngularJS
8 16 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 15 (6.22%) Web Services
10 14 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (4.15%) WPF
12 9 (3.73%) J2EE
13 7 (2.90%) CSS3
13 7 (2.90%) HTML5
14 6 (2.49%) LINQ
14 6 (2.49%) WinForms
15 5 (2.07%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 77 (31.95%) Replication
2 42 (17.43%) Clustering
3 18 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.81%) Data Structures
5 13 (5.39%) iPad
6 7 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.49%) Symmetrix
8 5 (2.07%) W3C
9 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.24%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.24%) FMCG
10 3 (1.24%) IBM XIV
10 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.83%) NHS
12 1 (0.41%) CCTV
12 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 67 (27.80%) Windows
2 42 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (8.71%) Linux
4 21 (8.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.56%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.90%) AIX
6 7 (2.90%) CentOS
6 7 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.66%) Android
8 4 (1.66%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.99%) High Availability
3 48 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (13.69%) MVC
5 29 (12.03%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (10.37%) Performance Monitoring
7 24 (9.96%) Web Development
8 22 (9.13%) ITIL
9 21 (8.71%) Data Modelling
10 20 (8.30%) Capacity Planning
10 20 (8.30%) Performance Analysis
11 17 (7.05%) E-Commerce
11 17 (7.05%) ETL
12 15 (6.22%) Mentoring
12 15 (6.22%) Migration
13 14 (5.81%) Dashboard Development
13 14 (5.81%) Data Analysis
13 14 (5.81%) TDD
14 13 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (5.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (73.86%) SQL
2 107 (44.40%) T-SQL
3 79 (32.78%) C#
4 46 (19.09%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.47%) PowerShell
6 17 (7.05%) ANSI SQL
7 13 (5.39%) VB.NET
8 12 (4.98%) PHP
9 10 (4.15%) Java
10 9 (3.73%) ActionScript
10 9 (3.73%) Perl
11 5 (2.07%) VB
11 5 (2.07%) VBA
11 5 (2.07%) VBScript
12 2 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 32 (13.28%) Degree
2 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.15%) MCDBA
3 10 (4.15%) MCITP
3 10 (4.15%) MCSE
4 8 (3.32%) CCNA
4 8 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.90%) A+ Certification
5 7 (2.90%) CCNP
5 7 (2.90%) CISSP
5 7 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
5 7 (2.90%) HP ASE
5 7 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (2.90%) RHCE
5 7 (2.90%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (1.24%) MCTS
7 2 (0.83%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) NCDA
8 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.15%) QA
2 7 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.49%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.83%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.32%) vSphere
3 6 (2.49%) SRDF
4 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (7.05%) LiteSpeed
2 10 (4.15%) Backup Exec
2 10 (4.15%) HP SIM
2 10 (4.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (4.15%) WSUS
3 4 (1.66%) Kibana
3 4 (1.66%) SCCM
4 3 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (1.24%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.83%) SCOM
5 2 (0.83%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.41%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 83 (34.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.64%) Oracle
2 16 (6.64%) RedGate
2 16 (6.64%) VMware
3 13 (5.39%) Cisco
4 11 (4.56%) HP
5 10 (4.15%) Dell
5 10 (4.15%) IBM
5 10 (4.15%) Sophos
5 10 (4.15%) Symantec
6 8 (3.32%) ESRI
7 7 (2.90%) GFI Software
7 7 (2.90%) ProCurve
7 7 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.90%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.49%) EMC
8 6 (2.49%) Tableau
9 5 (2.07%) Cognos
10 4 (1.66%) Citrix
10 4 (1.66%) Xamarin
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