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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 174 163 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.79% 4.02% 4.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.59% 11.73% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 162 146 163
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
1193 1390 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.85% 34.25% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 1185 1311
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Stockport -5 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Cheadle +3 5 £37,500 - 1
Altrincham +5 4 £40,000 +56.86%
Rochdale +1 4 £59,000 +136.00%
Oldham 0 3 £30,500 - 2
Bolton +10 2 £35,000 +13.82% 3
Wigan 0 2 £33,250 +2.30%
Sale -3 2 £37,500 -11.76%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 361 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 262 (72.58%) SQL
3 154 (42.66%) Microsoft
4 152 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 145 (40.17%) .NET
6 139 (38.50%) C#
7 125 (34.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 122 (33.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 122 (33.80%) T-SQL
9 117 (32.41%) ASP.NET
10 116 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
11 109 (30.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 94 (26.04%) Windows
13 90 (24.93%) HTML
14 77 (21.33%) JavaScript
15 74 (20.50%) Business Intelligence
16 72 (19.94%) MS Excel
17 68 (18.84%) CSS
18 65 (18.01%) XML
19 64 (17.73%) MVC
20 63 (17.45%) WCF
21 60 (16.62%) ETL
22 54 (14.96%) Degree
23 52 (14.40%) Finance
24 51 (14.13%) Replication
24 51 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
25 47 (13.02%) .NET Framework
26 46 (12.74%) jQuery
26 46 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
27 43 (11.91%) VMware

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 39 (10.80%) IIS
2 38 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.65%) MS Exchange
3 24 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.49%) Apache
6 9 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (2.22%) Drupal
8 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.39%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.11%) OpenEdge
12 3 (0.83%) Lync
13 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 72 (19.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.82%) MS Office
3 6 (1.66%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.55%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.66%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (1.39%) Office 365
5 3 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.37%) DNS
1 23 (6.37%) SAN
2 14 (3.88%) Internet
3 11 (3.05%) DHCP
4 9 (2.49%) LAN
4 9 (2.49%) WAN
5 7 (1.94%) Firewall
5 7 (1.94%) VLAN
5 7 (1.94%) NAS
5 7 (1.94%) DMZ
6 6 (1.66%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.66%) FTP
6 6 (1.66%) VPN
7 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.39%) WLAN
8 4 (1.11%) Intranet
8 4 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 152 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 125 (34.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 122 (33.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 109 (30.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (11.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 42 (11.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (5.54%) OLAP
9 16 (4.43%) Big Data
10 15 (4.16%) MySQL
11 14 (3.88%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (2.77%) Relational Database
12 10 (2.77%) DTS
13 9 (2.49%) QlikView
14 8 (2.22%) Oracle Database
14 8 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.94%) OLTP
16 6 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (1.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (11.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (7.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (4.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (4.16%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.88%) Mercurial
6 13 (3.60%) NUnit
7 6 (1.66%) Xcode
7 6 (1.66%) Moq
7 6 (1.66%) ReSharper
7 6 (1.66%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.39%) Selenium
8 5 (1.39%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.39%) Subversion
9 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.83%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.28%) ERwin
General
1 52 (14.40%) Finance
2 16 (4.43%) Games
3 10 (2.77%) Legal
4 4 (1.11%) Local Government
4 4 (1.11%) Marketing
5 3 (0.83%) Retail
6 2 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 188 (52.08%) Developer
2 61 (16.90%) DBA
3 60 (16.62%) C# Developer
4 57 (15.79%) SQL DBA
5 46 (12.74%) .NET Developer
6 44 (12.19%) SQL Developer
7 39 (10.80%) Senior Developer
8 38 (10.53%) Analyst
9 35 (9.70%) SQL Server DBA
10 34 (9.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 30 (8.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 26 (7.20%) Consultant
13 24 (6.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (6.37%) Senior C# Developer
14 23 (6.37%) ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (4.43%) Support Engineer
16 14 (3.88%) Software Developer
17 13 (3.60%) Business Developer
18 11 (3.05%) Technical Support
18 11 (3.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (40.17%) .NET
2 117 (32.41%) ASP.NET
3 90 (24.93%) HTML
4 68 (18.84%) CSS
5 65 (18.01%) XML
6 63 (17.45%) WCF
7 47 (13.02%) .NET Framework
8 46 (12.74%) jQuery
9 42 (11.63%) Ajax
9 42 (11.63%) Web Services
10 30 (8.31%) HTML5
11 26 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (5.26%) WPF
13 18 (4.99%) Silverlight
14 12 (3.32%) AngularJS
15 11 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (2.49%) J2EE
17 8 (2.22%) Entity Framework
18 7 (1.94%) XSLT
18 7 (1.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.13%) Replication
2 38 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.09%) Statistics
4 19 (5.26%) User Experience
4 19 (5.26%) Clustering
5 14 (3.88%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.77%) NHS
7 7 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.11%) Social Media
11 3 (0.83%) LPAR
11 3 (0.83%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.55%) Blog
12 2 (0.55%) W3C
12 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.28%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 94 (26.04%) Windows
2 30 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.32%) Windows XP
5 12 (3.32%) Linux
6 11 (3.05%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.05%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.49%) Android
7 9 (2.49%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (1.39%) AIX
9 4 (1.11%) UNIX
10 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (20.50%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (17.73%) MVC
4 60 (16.62%) ETL
5 51 (14.13%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (8.86%) SDLC
7 28 (7.76%) Scrum
8 24 (6.65%) Database Mirroring
9 23 (6.37%) Web Development
10 21 (5.82%) OO
11 20 (5.54%) Project Management
11 20 (5.54%) Software Engineering
11 20 (5.54%) Time Management
12 19 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 19 (5.26%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.99%) Data Management
13 18 (4.99%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.71%) Analytics
15 16 (4.43%) ITIL
16 15 (4.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 262 (72.58%) SQL
2 139 (38.50%) C#
3 122 (33.80%) T-SQL
4 77 (21.33%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.03%) PowerShell
6 25 (6.93%) Java
7 18 (4.99%) VBA
8 12 (3.32%) VB.NET
9 11 (3.05%) PHP
10 8 (2.22%) Perl
10 8 (2.22%) ActionScript
10 8 (2.22%) VB
10 8 (2.22%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.94%) ANSI SQL
12 5 (1.39%) XQuery
13 4 (1.11%) Progress 4GL
13 4 (1.11%) COBOL
14 2 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (14.96%) Degree
2 30 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (3.05%) MCITP
5 10 (2.77%) MCSE
6 7 (1.94%) MCTS
7 6 (1.66%) MCPD
7 6 (1.66%) CCNA
7 6 (1.66%) NCDA
7 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 6 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.83%) CCA
8 3 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.83%) MCSA
9 2 (0.55%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.55%) MCP
9 2 (0.55%) MCSD
9 2 (0.55%) ISEB
10 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.43%) QA
2 6 (1.66%) SLA
3 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.11%) HL7
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.16%) vSphere
3 14 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.49%) VMware ESX
4 9 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.66%) XenApp
7 3 (0.83%) XenServer
7 3 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.55%) vCloud
9 1 (0.28%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) SCCM
2 2 (0.55%) SCOM
2 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.55%) vMotion
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.28%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.28%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 154 (42.66%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.91%) VMware
3 18 (4.99%) Oracle
4 17 (4.71%) Citrix
5 16 (4.43%) Tableau
6 12 (3.32%) NetApp
7 11 (3.05%) SAP
8 10 (2.77%) HP
9 9 (2.49%) DevExpress
10 7 (1.94%) Cisco
11 6 (1.66%) IBM
11 6 (1.66%) Dell
11 6 (1.66%) Intel
12 5 (1.39%) Capita
13 4 (1.11%) Adobe
14 3 (0.83%) Cognos
14 3 (0.83%) Google
14 3 (0.83%) Veeam
14 3 (0.83%) Talend
14 3 (0.83%) LexisNexis
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
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ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Manchester
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