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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 175 205 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.52% 5.38% 6.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.88% 14.19% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 166 197 227
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,600
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
1261 1445 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.55% 37.95% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1281 1461
Average salary £37,500 £37,554 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.14% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -8 9 £45,000 -1.09% 3
Salford +3 8 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Wigan -4 7 £37,500 -12.79% 1
Oldham +6 4 £22,500 -8.16% 1
Stockport -9 3 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Rochdale -6 2 £46,000 +46.03%
Altrincham -7 2 £34,250 -19.41% 2
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 425 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 295 (69.41%) SQL
3 211 (49.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 182 (42.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 172 (40.47%) Business Intelligence
6 167 (39.29%) Microsoft
7 152 (35.76%) .NET
8 149 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
9 141 (33.18%) Finance
10 138 (32.47%) C#
11 137 (32.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 136 (32.00%) T-SQL
13 114 (26.82%) ASP.NET
14 106 (24.94%) JavaScript
14 106 (24.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 95 (22.35%) HTML
16 90 (21.18%) SQL Server 2012
17 84 (19.76%) SharePoint
18 82 (19.29%) Windows
19 79 (18.59%) MVC
20 78 (18.35%) CSS
21 75 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
21 75 (17.65%) MS Excel
21 75 (17.65%) WCF
22 70 (16.47%) CRM
23 69 (16.24%) Data Analysis
24 58 (13.65%) Data Modelling
24 58 (13.65%) .NET Framework
24 58 (13.65%) Degree
25 57 (13.41%) PowerPivot

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 84 (19.76%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.35%) IIS
3 20 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.41%) SAS
7 6 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 75 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 57 (13.41%) PowerPivot
3 9 (2.12%) MS Office
3 9 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.35%) Magento
1 10 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.82%) DNS
2 11 (2.59%) SAN
3 10 (2.35%) LAN
3 10 (2.35%) WAN
4 8 (1.88%) Firewall
4 8 (1.88%) DHCP
5 6 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.41%) VPN
6 5 (1.18%) WLAN
6 5 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.94%) Internet
7 4 (0.94%) FTP
7 4 (0.94%) HTTP
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.24%) SSL
9 1 (0.24%) DMZ
9 1 (0.24%) Intranet
9 1 (0.24%) VoIP
9 1 (0.24%) LDAP
9 1 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 211 (49.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 182 (42.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 137 (32.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 106 (24.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 90 (21.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 75 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (9.41%) OLAP
9 34 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 25 (5.88%) Data Mining
11 16 (3.76%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.59%) Relational Database
13 10 (2.35%) Xcelsius
14 9 (2.12%) DTS
14 9 (2.12%) QlikView
15 8 (1.88%) OLTP
16 6 (1.41%) MS Access
17 5 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (1.18%) NoSQL
17 5 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (6.12%) NUnit
3 14 (3.29%) Moq
4 9 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.65%) Xcode
5 7 (1.65%) ReSharper
5 7 (1.65%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.47%) FireMonkey
8 1 (0.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 141 (33.18%) Finance
2 16 (3.76%) Retail
3 14 (3.29%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.41%) Games
5 2 (0.47%) Marketing
5 2 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.24%) Back Office
6 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 222 (52.24%) Developer
2 80 (18.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 67 (15.76%) Analyst
4 57 (13.41%) .NET Developer
5 55 (12.94%) Senior Developer
6 49 (11.53%) C# Developer
7 35 (8.24%) DBA
8 30 (7.06%) SQL DBA
9 28 (6.59%) MI Analyst
9 28 (6.59%) Software Developer
10 27 (6.35%) Report Writer
10 27 (6.35%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 23 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (4.94%) Business Analyst
13 19 (4.47%) SQL Developer
14 17 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
15 16 (3.76%) Senior .NET Developer
16 14 (3.29%) Technical Leader
16 14 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 14 (3.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (35.76%) .NET
2 114 (26.82%) ASP.NET
3 95 (22.35%) HTML
4 78 (18.35%) CSS
5 75 (17.65%) WCF
6 58 (13.65%) .NET Framework
7 55 (12.94%) jQuery
8 49 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (11.29%) XML
10 42 (9.88%) Ajax
11 39 (9.18%) HTML5
12 29 (6.82%) Web Services
13 15 (3.53%) WPF
13 15 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (3.29%) Silverlight
15 12 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 11 (2.59%) MSMQ
16 11 (2.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.29%) User Experience
5 13 (3.06%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.59%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (2.12%) Clustering
7 9 (2.12%) Replication
8 7 (1.65%) NHS
8 7 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.65%) Physics
9 6 (1.41%) Data Extraction
10 5 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.94%) Statistics
11 4 (0.94%) FMCG
12 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 82 (19.29%) Windows
2 35 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (4.47%) Windows 8
5 17 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (3.76%) Windows XP
7 13 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.35%) Android
9 7 (1.65%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (40.47%) Business Intelligence
2 149 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (18.59%) MVC
4 70 (16.47%) CRM
5 69 (16.24%) Data Analysis
6 58 (13.65%) Data Modelling
7 54 (12.71%) Data Cleansing
8 53 (12.47%) Campaign Management
9 44 (10.35%) ETL
10 42 (9.88%) E-Commerce
10 42 (9.88%) TDD
11 36 (8.47%) Scrum
12 34 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
12 34 (8.00%) Software Engineering
13 29 (6.82%) Migration
13 29 (6.82%) Mentoring
14 22 (5.18%) Time Management
15 21 (4.94%) OO
16 20 (4.71%) ITIL
17 19 (4.47%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 295 (69.41%) SQL
2 138 (32.47%) C#
3 136 (32.00%) T-SQL
4 106 (24.94%) JavaScript
5 43 (10.12%) VB.NET
6 30 (7.06%) VBA
7 23 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.35%) Java
9 9 (2.12%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.41%) VBScript
11 2 (0.47%) Python
11 2 (0.47%) VB
11 2 (0.47%) C++
11 2 (0.47%) Delphi
11 2 (0.47%) Pascal
12 1 (0.24%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.24%) Ruby
12 1 (0.24%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 58 (13.65%) Degree
2 15 (3.53%) VCP4
3 13 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.12%) ISEB
4 9 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (2.12%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.41%) MCTS
6 5 (1.18%) CCNA
6 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.18%) MCPD
6 5 (1.18%) NCDA
7 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (0.94%) MCITP
8 3 (0.71%) CCA
8 3 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.47%) MCP
10 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.82%) vSphere
4 3 (0.71%) XenApp
4 3 (0.71%) XenServer
4 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) SCCM
1 4 (0.94%) SCOM
2 2 (0.47%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 167 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.76%) VMware
3 12 (2.82%) DevExpress
3 12 (2.82%) NetApp
4 11 (2.59%) Cognos
5 9 (2.12%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.41%) Cisco
7 5 (1.18%) Citrix
8 4 (0.94%) SAP
8 4 (0.94%) HP
8 4 (0.94%) Dell
8 4 (0.94%) Intel
9 3 (0.71%) Informatica
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle
10 2 (0.47%) Teradata
10 2 (0.47%) ESRI
10 2 (0.47%) Capita
10 2 (0.47%) Symbian
10 2 (0.47%) McAfee
11 1 (0.24%) Epicor
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Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Staff Discount
Posted: 11 hours ago
North Manchester
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Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Oldham, Lancashire
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Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens + bonus
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Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum Depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Comtecs
Salary: £33000 - £34000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
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Bolton, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
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