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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.99% 8.17% 6.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 16.94% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 12
Average salary £34,750 £33,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.96% -12.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
54 124 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 26.60% 48.25% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 84 90
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (50.00%) WCF
6 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (41.67%) Ajax
6 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (33.33%) Mentoring

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Moq
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Architect
4 4 (33.33%) Applications Architect
4 4 (33.33%) Lead Architect
4 4 (33.33%) Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
6 2 (16.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Physics
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft