The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 8.64% 5.52% 6.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.45% 13.85% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 16
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +32.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Stockport region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
55 65 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 33.95% 39.88% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49 62 108
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Stockport

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Stockport

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (97.83%) .NET
3 36 (78.26%) C#
4 35 (76.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (65.22%) HTML
5 30 (65.22%) CSS
6 26 (56.52%) WCF
7 23 (50.00%) LINQ
8 22 (47.83%) TDD
9 21 (45.65%) SQL
10 19 (41.30%) Degree
10 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
10 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
11 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (36.96%) XML
12 17 (36.96%) Ajax
13 16 (34.78%) VB.NET
14 14 (30.43%) OO
15 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
15 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
16 12 (26.09%) Mathematics
16 12 (26.09%) Physics
16 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
16 12 (26.09%) NUnit
16 12 (26.09%) ADO.NET
16 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
16 12 (26.09%) OOD
16 12 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (26.09%) Moq

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 10 (21.74%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (76.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) NUnit
1 12 (26.09%) Moq
2 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 35 (76.09%) .NET Developer
3 24 (52.17%) Software Developer
4 23 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 23 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (26.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 12 (26.09%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (23.91%) .NET Software Engineer
6 11 (23.91%) C# Software Engineer
6 11 (23.91%) Software Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Team Leader
7 7 (15.22%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (15.22%) Software Development Team Leader
7 7 (15.22%) Software Team Leader
8 6 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) .NET
2 30 (65.22%) HTML
2 30 (65.22%) CSS
3 26 (56.52%) WCF
4 23 (50.00%) LINQ
5 17 (36.96%) Ajax
5 17 (36.96%) XML
6 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
6 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
7 12 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (26.09%) ADO.NET
8 11 (23.91%) Web Services
8 11 (23.91%) Ninject
8 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (21.74%) jQuery
10 8 (17.39%) HTML5
11 7 (15.22%) XSLT
12 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
2 12 (26.09%) Mathematics
2 12 (26.09%) Physics
3 7 (15.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) TDD
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (30.43%) OO
5 12 (26.09%) OOD
5 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 11 (23.91%) SOA
6 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
6 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
6 11 (23.91%) MVC
7 10 (21.74%) Scrum
8 7 (15.22%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.17%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.17%) ETL
9 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) C#
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 16 (34.78%) VB.NET
5 7 (15.22%) XQuery
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
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