The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 7 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 11.43% 12.20% 13.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 57.14% 35.71% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
Manchester

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 Oldham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 20.00% 34.15% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 18
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oldham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oldham region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Oldham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) Ajax
4 8 (72.73%) Web Development
4 8 (72.73%) OWASP
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (72.73%) SDLC
4 8 (72.73%) Subversion
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) XML
6 6 (54.55%) .NET
6 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 6 (54.55%) CSS
6 6 (54.55%) C#
6 6 (54.55%) HTML
6 6 (54.55%) Web Services
7 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
7 5 (45.45%) HTML5
8 4 (36.36%) Degree
8 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (36.36%) MCP
8 4 (36.36%) MCSE
8 4 (36.36%) SOAP
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (36.36%) Scrum
8 4 (36.36%) APACS
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Line 500
1 2 (18.18%) MFGPRO
1 2 (18.18%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) Telnet
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 3 (27.27%) C# Programmer
5 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Programmer
5 3 (27.27%) Software Programmer
6 2 (18.18%) Administrator
6 2 (18.18%) IT Administrator
6 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) IT Systems Administrator
6 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Ajax
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) GWT
6 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 3 (27.27%) Java EE
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) JSP
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) Struts
6 3 (27.27%) XSLT
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) APACS
1 4 (36.36%) EMV
1 4 (36.36%) W3C
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OWASP
1 8 (72.73%) SDLC
1 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) MCP
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Epicor
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Mitel
2 2 (18.18%) NETGEAR
2 2 (18.18%) QAD
2 2 (18.18%) Sage
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Sophos
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec