The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 2.94% 4.17% 4.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 6.98% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,100 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £40,500 £34,850
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 Wigan region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 44.12% 59.72% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 21
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Wigan

SQL Server 2008
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft