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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 48 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 189 166 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.67% 4.43% 7.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.57% 12.83% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 177 146 284
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1504 1294 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.20% 34.50% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1144 1412
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,050
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +4 13 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Bury - 7 £27,500 - 2
Bolton +2 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Cheadle 0 2 - -
Rochdale -12 2 £52,000 +46.47%
Sale +3 1 £42,500 +26.86%
Wigan -1 1 £29,500 -11.94% 1
Altrincham -8 1 £20,000 -40.29% 1
Oldham - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 404 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 244 (60.40%) SQL
3 192 (47.52%) .NET
4 191 (47.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 170 (42.08%) C#
6 156 (38.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 138 (34.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 131 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
9 130 (32.18%) Business Intelligence
9 130 (32.18%) Microsoft
10 117 (28.96%) WCF
11 112 (27.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 112 (27.72%) T-SQL
12 110 (27.23%) Finance
13 107 (26.49%) ASP.NET
14 99 (24.50%) .NET Framework
15 90 (22.28%) HTML
16 89 (22.03%) MVC
17 87 (21.53%) Windows
18 86 (21.29%) MS Excel
19 83 (20.54%) VB.NET
20 78 (19.31%) JavaScript
20 78 (19.31%) XML
21 72 (17.82%) CSS
22 71 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
22 71 (17.57%) Degree
22 71 (17.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 62 (15.35%) TDD
24 60 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
25 59 (14.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 47 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.95%) IIS
4 17 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.24%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.24%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.24%) CMS
12 2 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.50%) Apache
12 2 (0.50%) SAS
12 2 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 86 (21.29%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.45%) PowerPivot
3 9 (2.23%) SPSS
4 7 (1.73%) MS Office
5 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.23%) Visualfiles
1 9 (2.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.24%) Magento
3 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (1.49%) Amazon S3
1 6 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (1.24%) Office 365
3 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.19%) SAN
2 12 (2.97%) Internet
2 12 (2.97%) NAS
3 9 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (2.23%) LAN
3 9 (2.23%) WAN
4 8 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.49%) IPsec
5 6 (1.49%) SNMP
5 6 (1.49%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.99%) DNS
7 3 (0.74%) Firewall
7 3 (0.74%) Intranet
8 2 (0.50%) Wireless
8 2 (0.50%) HTTP
8 2 (0.50%) DHCP
8 2 (0.50%) SMS
9 1 (0.25%) FTP
9 1 (0.25%) LDAP
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 191 (47.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 156 (38.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 138 (34.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 112 (27.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 71 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
7 59 (14.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (8.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 17 (4.21%) OLAP
10 15 (3.71%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.97%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.97%) DTS
12 11 (2.72%) Data Mining
13 10 (2.48%) Xcelsius
13 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.73%) Relational Database
16 6 (1.49%) OLTP
17 5 (1.24%) MS Access
18 4 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 50 (12.38%) NUnit
2 36 (8.91%) Moq
3 18 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.71%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.98%) JIRA
6 5 (1.24%) Selenium
7 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.74%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.74%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.74%) Subversion
8 3 (0.74%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.50%) FxCop
9 2 (0.50%) StyleCop
9 2 (0.50%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.50%) LLBLGen Pro
9 2 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
General
1 110 (27.23%) Finance
2 12 (2.97%) Retail
3 11 (2.72%) Advertising
4 10 (2.48%) Law
5 9 (2.23%) Legal
6 8 (1.98%) Marketing
7 6 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.99%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 2 (0.50%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 237 (58.66%) Developer
2 104 (25.74%) .NET Developer
3 82 (20.30%) C# Developer
4 81 (20.05%) Analyst
5 60 (14.85%) Software Developer
6 59 (14.60%) Senior Developer
7 52 (12.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 43 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 34 (8.42%) C# Software Developer
10 32 (7.92%) .NET Software Developer
11 27 (6.68%) DBA
12 25 (6.19%) SQL DBA
13 24 (5.94%) SQL Developer
14 23 (5.69%) Senior C# Developer
15 21 (5.20%) Business Analyst
16 20 (4.95%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (4.95%) MI Analyst
17 19 (4.70%) Technical Leader
18 17 (4.21%) Server Analyst
18 17 (4.21%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (47.52%) .NET
2 117 (28.96%) WCF
3 107 (26.49%) ASP.NET
4 99 (24.50%) .NET Framework
5 90 (22.28%) HTML
6 78 (19.31%) XML
7 72 (17.82%) CSS
8 71 (17.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 49 (12.13%) Web Services
10 48 (11.88%) LINQ
11 46 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (10.15%) jQuery
13 37 (9.16%) Ajax
14 34 (8.42%) WPF
14 34 (8.42%) WinForms
15 31 (7.67%) ADO.NET
16 22 (5.45%) NHibernate
17 21 (5.20%) HTML5
18 20 (4.95%) XSLT
19 14 (3.47%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 31 (7.67%) Mathematics
3 31 (7.67%) Physics
4 19 (4.70%) User Experience
5 16 (3.96%) Data Extraction
6 13 (3.22%) Clustering
7 12 (2.97%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.48%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.73%) Social Media
9 7 (1.73%) Replication
10 5 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.74%) APACS
12 3 (0.74%) EMV
12 3 (0.74%) NHS
12 3 (0.74%) W3C
13 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.50%) FMCG
13 2 (0.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.53%) Windows
2 45 (11.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.72%) Windows 8
5 11 (2.72%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.98%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.99%) Linux
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.50%) Debian
9 2 (0.50%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (32.18%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (22.03%) MVC
4 62 (15.35%) TDD
5 56 (13.86%) OO
6 51 (12.62%) OOD
7 40 (9.90%) Business Analysis
8 32 (7.92%) Unit Testing
9 29 (7.18%) Mentoring
10 28 (6.93%) CRM
11 27 (6.68%) Scrum
11 27 (6.68%) Data Analysis
12 23 (5.69%) Migration
13 21 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (5.20%) Analytics
14 20 (4.95%) Data Cleansing
14 20 (4.95%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (4.46%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 244 (60.40%) SQL
2 170 (42.08%) C#
3 112 (27.72%) T-SQL
4 83 (20.54%) VB.NET
5 78 (19.31%) JavaScript
6 46 (11.39%) VBA
7 12 (2.97%) Java
8 8 (1.98%) XQuery
9 6 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.74%) C
11 3 (0.74%) VB
12 2 (0.50%) Ruby
12 2 (0.50%) Pascal
12 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.50%) C++
12 2 (0.50%) Delphi
13 1 (0.25%) VBScript
13 1 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (17.57%) Degree
2 16 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.23%) MCTS
4 7 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.49%) CCNA
5 6 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.49%) NCDA
5 6 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.24%) MCP
7 3 (0.74%) MCSE
7 3 (0.74%) MCPD
8 2 (0.50%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.49%) SLA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.50%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) BS7799
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.95%) vSphere
3 18 (4.46%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.98%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.49%) vCloud
7 3 (0.74%) LiteSpeed
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.25%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (2.72%) SCCM
2 8 (1.98%) OpenView
3 6 (1.49%) SCOM
3 6 (1.49%) OpenNMS
3 6 (1.49%) Puppet
3 6 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 130 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.44%) VMware
3 24 (5.94%) Oracle
4 17 (4.21%) IBM
5 11 (2.72%) HP
6 10 (2.48%) NetApp
7 9 (2.23%) LexisNexis
8 8 (1.98%) Remedy
9 7 (1.73%) Dell
9 7 (1.73%) SAP
10 6 (1.49%) Acronis
10 6 (1.49%) Veeam
11 5 (1.24%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.24%) Cisco
12 2 (0.50%) Cognos
12 2 (0.50%) Capita
12 2 (0.50%) Wonderware
13 1 (0.25%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.25%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
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