The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 110 129 176
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +47
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2012 70 60 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.79% 1.43% 0.053%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 3.97% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 62 56 2
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +49.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1313 1513 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 33.60% 36.17% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1347 1374
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2012
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Manchester region.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server 2012
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 2012 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Bolton +11 14 £40,000 -3.61%
Wigan +4 6 £42,500 +57.40% 2
Stockport - 3 £32,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £45,000 -
Salford - 2 £35,000 - 1
Bury - 1 £27,500 - 1
Oldham - 1 - -
SQL Server 2012
North West

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 230 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 178 (77.39%) .NET
3 158 (68.70%) C#
4 148 (64.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 119 (51.74%) ASP.NET
6 115 (50.00%) MVC
6 115 (50.00%) WCF
7 104 (45.22%) Microsoft
8 102 (44.35%) SQL
9 89 (38.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 85 (36.96%) .NET Framework
11 75 (32.61%) TDD
12 70 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 65 (28.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 64 (27.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 62 (26.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 61 (26.52%) HTML
17 59 (25.65%) Web Application Development
18 58 (25.22%) Windows
18 58 (25.22%) Domain-Driven Design
19 55 (23.91%) CSS
20 54 (23.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 48 (20.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 46 (20.00%) MCTS
22 46 (20.00%) OO
23 41 (17.83%) JavaScript
24 40 (17.39%) T-SQL
24 40 (17.39%) OOD
24 40 (17.39%) Degree
25 39 (16.96%) MCP

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (12.17%) Node.js
2 25 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 24 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (6.09%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (3.91%) CMS
8 9 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (3.04%) IIS
10 5 (2.17%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.74%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (1.30%) Oracle 10gAS
13 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) PowerPivot
2 2 (0.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.74%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.74%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.70%) LAN
1 20 (8.70%) WAN
1 20 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (8.26%) SAN
3 13 (5.65%) Firewall
4 10 (4.35%) RFID
4 10 (4.35%) Internet
5 8 (3.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.74%) NAS
6 4 (1.74%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.74%) IPsec
6 4 (1.74%) SNMP
6 4 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.30%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) DNS
8 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 148 (64.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (27.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 54 (23.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (20.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database
8 13 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (5.22%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (3.48%) QlikView
11 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (3.04%) NoSQL
13 6 (2.61%) Big Data
14 5 (2.17%) Couchbase
14 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (2.17%) RavenDB
15 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (10.43%) Visual Studio
1 24 (10.43%) NUnit
2 23 (10.00%) Moq
3 9 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.48%) JIRA
5 4 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.87%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 34 (14.78%) Games
2 22 (9.57%) Finance
3 8 (3.48%) Legal
4 6 (2.61%) Advertising
5 4 (1.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 168 (73.04%) Developer
2 114 (49.57%) .NET Developer
3 39 (16.96%) C# Developer
4 35 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (10.43%) Software Developer
6 23 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 23 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 18 (7.83%) DBA
8 14 (6.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (5.22%) SQL DBA
10 11 (4.78%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.35%) Senior SQL DBA
11 10 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (4.35%) Senior DBA
11 10 (4.35%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.48%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (3.04%) Administrator
13 7 (3.04%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (77.39%) .NET
2 119 (51.74%) ASP.NET
3 115 (50.00%) WCF
4 89 (38.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 85 (36.96%) .NET Framework
6 70 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 65 (28.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 61 (26.52%) HTML
9 55 (23.91%) CSS
10 35 (15.22%) Web Services
11 32 (13.91%) Razor View Engine
11 32 (13.91%) XML
11 32 (13.91%) KnockoutJS
12 27 (11.74%) Ninject
13 25 (10.87%) jQuery
14 23 (10.00%) LINQ
14 23 (10.00%) ADO.NET
15 20 (8.70%) HTML5
16 19 (8.26%) Ajax
17 18 (7.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.91%) Computer Science
2 28 (12.17%) iPhone
2 28 (12.17%) Mobile App
3 23 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 23 (10.00%) Physics
4 8 (3.48%) Open Source
4 8 (3.48%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.17%) Clustering
5 5 (2.17%) Replication
5 5 (2.17%) Social Media
6 4 (1.74%) APACS
6 4 (1.74%) EMV
6 4 (1.74%) W3C
7 1 (0.43%) Xbox
7 1 (0.43%) Tandem
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.22%) Windows
2 38 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (13.04%) Android
5 26 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.96%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.96%) Windows 8
7 15 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.30%) Solaris
9 2 (0.87%) Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (50.00%) MVC
2 75 (32.61%) TDD
3 59 (25.65%) Web Application Development
4 58 (25.22%) Domain-Driven Design
5 46 (20.00%) OO
6 40 (17.39%) OOD
7 38 (16.52%) Unit Testing
8 33 (14.35%) BDD
9 31 (13.48%) CQRS
10 29 (12.61%) Dependency Injection
11 28 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (10.00%) ITIL
13 18 (7.83%) Scrum
14 16 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.52%) E-Commerce
16 14 (6.09%) Configuration Management
16 14 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (5.65%) Software Engineering
18 12 (5.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 158 (68.70%) C#
2 102 (44.35%) SQL
3 41 (17.83%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 24 (10.43%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.87%) VBA
8 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (26.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (20.00%) MCTS
3 40 (17.39%) Degree
4 39 (16.96%) MCP
5 31 (13.48%) MCAD
5 31 (13.48%) MCSD
6 10 (4.35%) NCDA
6 10 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.35%) CCNA
6 10 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.48%) MCSE
8 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) BS7799
System Software
1 24 (10.43%) vSphere
2 21 (9.13%) Active Directory
3 17 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.74%) vCloud
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.43%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.91%) SCCM
1 9 (3.91%) SCOM
2 8 (3.48%) OpenView
3 5 (2.17%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.74%) OpenNMS
4 4 (1.74%) Puppet
4 4 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 104 (45.22%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.17%) Google
3 23 (10.00%) VMware
4 20 (8.70%) NetApp
5 17 (7.39%) Oracle
6 13 (5.65%) Cisco
7 11 (4.78%) HP
8 9 (3.91%) Tableau
9 8 (3.48%) Remedy
9 8 (3.48%) IBM
10 4 (1.74%) Veeam
10 4 (1.74%) Acronis
10 4 (1.74%) Dell
11 3 (1.30%) WatchGuard
12 1 (0.43%) Facebook
12 1 (0.43%) Twitter
12 1 (0.43%) Sybase
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salford
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Bury
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens + bonus
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