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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 48 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 159 265 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.84% 6.94% 6.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.59% 19.33% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 149 249 214
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1170 1371 1694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.63% 35.93% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1199 1508
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +2 7 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Oldham -1 6 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Altrincham -9 4 £40,000 +22.13% 2
Stockport -22 4 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Sale - 3 £31,000 -
Rochdale -6 2 £54,000 +35.00% 1
Cheadle -3 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 334 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 238 (71.26%) SQL
3 150 (44.91%) Microsoft
4 144 (43.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 143 (42.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 121 (36.23%) .NET
7 114 (34.13%) C#
8 111 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (32.04%) T-SQL
10 100 (29.94%) Business Intelligence
11 92 (27.54%) ASP.NET
12 89 (26.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 87 (26.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 86 (25.75%) Windows
15 84 (25.15%) Finance
16 68 (20.36%) MS Excel
16 68 (20.36%) HTML
17 66 (19.76%) JavaScript
18 64 (19.16%) WCF
19 61 (18.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 55 (16.47%) CSS
20 55 (16.47%) Degree
21 54 (16.17%) SharePoint
22 53 (15.87%) MVC
23 47 (14.07%) ETL
24 44 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
25 41 (12.28%) jQuery
26 40 (11.98%) XML
27 39 (11.68%) .NET Framework
28 37 (11.08%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (16.17%) SharePoint
2 30 (8.98%) IIS
3 26 (7.78%) MS Exchange
3 26 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (4.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.80%) SAS
7 6 (1.80%) Apache
8 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.20%) Drupal
9 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.60%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (20.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.49%) PowerPivot
3 9 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.40%) MS Office
4 8 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.69%) SAN
1 19 (5.69%) DNS
2 15 (4.49%) LAN
2 15 (4.49%) WAN
3 12 (3.59%) DHCP
4 11 (3.29%) VPN
4 11 (3.29%) Firewall
5 10 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.99%) WLAN
6 6 (1.80%) Internet
7 5 (1.50%) FTP
7 5 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.20%) VLAN
8 4 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.90%) NAS
9 3 (0.90%) DMZ
10 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 144 (43.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 143 (42.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (26.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 87 (26.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 61 (18.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (11.08%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (8.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 27 (8.08%) OLAP
9 11 (3.29%) QlikView
10 10 (2.99%) DTS
10 10 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (2.99%) Big Data
11 9 (2.69%) Relational Database
12 8 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.40%) MS Access
13 7 (2.10%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.80%) MySQL
15 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (4.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (3.89%) NUnit
4 9 (2.69%) Moq
4 9 (2.69%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.10%) SpecFlow
5 7 (2.10%) ReSharper
5 7 (2.10%) Xcode
6 3 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.30%) Selenium
7 1 (0.30%) ERwin
General
1 84 (25.15%) Finance
2 17 (5.09%) Games
3 8 (2.40%) Retail
4 6 (1.80%) Legal
5 4 (1.20%) Marketing
6 3 (0.90%) Local Government
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 155 (46.41%) Developer
2 58 (17.37%) Analyst
3 56 (16.77%) C# Developer
4 42 (12.57%) .NET Developer
5 39 (11.68%) DBA
6 36 (10.78%) SQL DBA
7 33 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (8.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 25 (7.49%) Senior Developer
10 23 (6.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (6.29%) MI Analyst
12 20 (5.99%) Support Engineer
12 20 (5.99%) SQL Server DBA
12 20 (5.99%) SQL Developer
13 19 (5.69%) Consultant
14 18 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (5.09%) Report Writer
15 17 (5.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 17 (5.09%) Software Developer
16 15 (4.49%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (36.23%) .NET
2 92 (27.54%) ASP.NET
3 68 (20.36%) HTML
4 64 (19.16%) WCF
5 55 (16.47%) CSS
6 41 (12.28%) jQuery
7 40 (11.98%) XML
8 39 (11.68%) .NET Framework
9 34 (10.18%) Ajax
10 30 (8.98%) Web Services
11 25 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (7.19%) HTML5
13 19 (5.69%) WPF
14 16 (4.79%) Silverlight
15 7 (2.10%) AngularJS
15 7 (2.10%) iOS SDK
15 7 (2.10%) ADO.NET
15 7 (2.10%) SOAP
16 6 (1.80%) XHTML
16 6 (1.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.68%) Replication
3 15 (4.49%) Visualisation
4 14 (4.19%) Clustering
5 12 (3.59%) Statistics
5 12 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.29%) NHS
7 9 (2.69%) User Experience
8 7 (2.10%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.50%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.20%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.20%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.90%) Open Source
12 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.60%) Interactive TV
13 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.60%) Physics
14 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 86 (25.75%) Windows
2 34 (10.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (7.19%) Windows 8
4 23 (6.89%) Windows XP
5 21 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.99%) Windows 7
7 13 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.99%) Android
8 10 (2.99%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.20%) Linux
9 4 (1.20%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.30%) UNIX
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (29.94%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (15.87%) MVC
4 47 (14.07%) ETL
5 36 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (10.18%) Scrum
7 31 (9.28%) Data Analysis
8 27 (8.08%) Software Engineering
9 24 (7.19%) E-Commerce
10 23 (6.89%) CRM
11 22 (6.59%) ITIL
11 22 (6.59%) Project Management
11 22 (6.59%) Unit Testing
12 21 (6.29%) Data Modelling
13 18 (5.39%) OO
14 17 (5.09%) Mentoring
14 17 (5.09%) ERP
15 15 (4.49%) Campaign Management
15 15 (4.49%) PRINCE2
15 15 (4.49%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 238 (71.26%) SQL
2 114 (34.13%) C#
3 107 (32.04%) T-SQL
4 66 (19.76%) JavaScript
5 32 (9.58%) VBA
6 18 (5.39%) PowerShell
7 17 (5.09%) Java
8 11 (3.29%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.69%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.20%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.20%) Perl
10 4 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (0.60%) Progress 4GL
11 2 (0.60%) VB
12 1 (0.30%) VBScript
12 1 (0.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 55 (16.47%) Degree
2 26 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (2.99%) MCTS
5 9 (2.69%) NCDA
5 9 (2.69%) CCNA
5 9 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.80%) MCITP
7 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 5 (1.50%) MCPD
7 5 (1.50%) MCSE
7 5 (1.50%) CCA
7 5 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.60%) ISEB
9 2 (0.60%) MCSD
9 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.29%) QA
2 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.90%) HL7
3 3 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.09%) vSphere
3 16 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.50%) XenApp
5 5 (1.50%) XenServer
5 5 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.60%) vCloud
8 1 (0.30%) LiteSpeed
8 1 (0.30%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (2.69%) SCCM
2 6 (1.80%) SCOM
3 4 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.20%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.60%) vMotion
5 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 150 (44.91%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.28%) VMware
3 12 (3.59%) DevExpress
4 11 (3.29%) NetApp
4 11 (3.29%) Cognos
5 10 (2.99%) Oracle
6 9 (2.69%) Cisco
6 9 (2.69%) Citrix
6 9 (2.69%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.40%) Tableau
8 7 (2.10%) HP
9 5 (1.50%) Dell
9 5 (1.50%) Intel
10 4 (1.20%) Adobe
10 4 (1.20%) McAfee
11 3 (0.90%) Talend
11 3 (0.90%) SAP
12 2 (0.60%) Capita
12 2 (0.60%) Symbian
12 2 (0.60%) Remedy
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