The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Stockport region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 8.63% 6.25% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.89% 13.33% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 2
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
123 90 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 48.24% 46.88% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 84 90 65
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
Manchester

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 17 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Stockport

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (93.55%) .NET
3 28 (90.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (80.65%) C#
5 21 (67.74%) HTML
5 21 (67.74%) CSS
6 16 (51.61%) TDD
7 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (41.94%) WCF
7 13 (41.94%) LINQ
8 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (38.71%) MVC
8 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
8 12 (38.71%) XML
8 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
8 12 (38.71%) IIS
8 12 (38.71%) jQuery
8 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (38.71%) Ajax
8 12 (38.71%) Scrum
9 11 (35.48%) Degree
10 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
11 9 (29.03%) ADO.NET
11 9 (29.03%) OO
11 9 (29.03%) OOD
11 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
11 9 (29.03%) Physics
11 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
11 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
11 9 (29.03%) NUnit

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (38.71%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (90.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (29.03%) Moq
2 9 (29.03%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 26 (83.87%) .NET Developer
3 13 (41.94%) C# Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Software Developer
3 13 (41.94%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (29.03%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (29.03%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Lead .NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Lead Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior DBA
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) DBA
8 2 (6.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 21 (67.74%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) WCF
3 13 (41.94%) LINQ
4 12 (38.71%) jQuery
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
4 12 (38.71%) XML
4 12 (38.71%) Ajax
5 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
5 9 (29.03%) ADO.NET
5 9 (29.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (12.90%) Ninject
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
1 9 (29.03%) Physics
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) TDD
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) MVC
4 9 (29.03%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) OOD
4 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) Database Tuning
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) VB.NET
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Cognos
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