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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.82% 4.35% 7.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.09% 8.70% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 15
Average salary £37,500 £28,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -21.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
86 92 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 35.39% 50.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 81 88 84
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 18 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Stockport

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (96.88%) .NET
3 30 (93.75%) HTML
4 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
4 28 (87.50%) C#
4 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 28 (87.50%) CSS
5 27 (84.38%) MVC
6 26 (81.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (78.13%) TDD
7 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
9 18 (56.25%) SQL
10 17 (53.13%) HTML5
11 16 (50.00%) Ajax
11 16 (50.00%) XML
12 15 (46.88%) WCF
12 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (40.63%) jQuery
13 13 (40.63%) Scrum
13 13 (40.63%) IIS
14 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
14 12 (37.50%) .NET Framework
14 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
14 12 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (37.50%) Inversion of Control

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (40.63%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (81.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) .NET Developer
3 13 (40.63%) Senior Developer
3 13 (40.63%) Senior .NET Developer
4 12 (37.50%) .NET Architect
4 12 (37.50%) Applications Architect
4 12 (37.50%) Lead Architect
4 12 (37.50%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) HTML
3 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 28 (87.50%) CSS
4 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (53.13%) HTML5
6 16 (50.00%) XML
6 16 (50.00%) Ajax
7 15 (46.88%) WCF
7 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (40.63%) jQuery
9 12 (37.50%) .NET Framework
9 12 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (9.38%) XSLT
11 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (15.63%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Social Media
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) MVC
2 25 (78.13%) TDD
3 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) Scrum
5 12 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
5 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.38%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) ETL
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C#
1 28 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft