Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2016 over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 205 249
Rank change year-on-year +79 +44 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 168 88 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.38% 1.13% 0.089%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.91% 3.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 165 86 3
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £37,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £48,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -

SQL Server 2016 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,430 2,694 2,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.36% 34.62% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,094 2,326 1,832
Manchester median annual salary £44,471 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% - +4.03%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL Server 2016 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Manchester

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in Manchester

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2016 in Manchester

SQL Server 2016
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +20 23 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Sale +6 19 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Wigan +17 14 £35,000 -17.65%
Altrincham +1 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Bury - 2 £39,000 - 1
Cheadle -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
SQL Server 2016
North West

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2016.

1 168 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 142 (84.52%) C#
2 142 (84.52%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (83.93%) .NET
4 128 (76.19%) ASP.NET
5 125 (74.40%) MVC
6 123 (73.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 123 (73.21%) Web Application Development
7 109 (64.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 103 (61.31%) TDD
9 83 (49.40%) .NET Framework
10 75 (44.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 74 (44.05%) RESTful
12 72 (42.86%) BDD
12 72 (42.86%) WCF
13 67 (39.88%) Dependency Injection
14 66 (39.29%) Scrum
15 56 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 55 (32.74%) Node.js
17 53 (31.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 53 (31.55%) AngularJS
17 53 (31.55%) Finance
18 52 (30.95%) Ruby
19 51 (30.36%) Entity Framework
20 48 (28.57%) MongoDB
21 40 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
22 38 (22.62%) KnockoutJS
23 37 (22.02%) NoSQL
24 36 (21.43%) Git (software)
24 36 (21.43%) Code First Entity Framework

SQL Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (0.60%) IIS
2 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 56 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.93%) Google Play
3 14 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (0.60%) Firewall
1 1 (0.60%) IPsec
1 1 (0.60%) LAN
1 1 (0.60%) SAN
1 1 (0.60%) SSL
1 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.60%) VLAN
1 1 (0.60%) VPN
1 1 (0.60%) WAN
1 1 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 37 (22.02%) NoSQL
4 32 (19.05%) RavenDB
5 17 (10.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (10.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (7.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (5.95%) Power BI
10 9 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.17%) Looker
12 6 (3.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (3.57%) QlikView
13 2 (1.19%) Big Data
14 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
14 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.60%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 36 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 13 (7.74%) Moq
4 12 (7.14%) MSTest
4 12 (7.14%) NUnit
4 12 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 53 (31.55%) Finance
2 29 (17.26%) Games
3 22 (13.10%) Advertising
3 22 (13.10%) Marketing
4 5 (2.98%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 153 (91.07%) Developer
2 141 (83.93%) .NET Developer
3 32 (19.05%) .NET Developer - Fintech
4 19 (11.31%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (11.31%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.93%) Digital Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Graduate
6 14 (8.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Junior
6 14 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 11 (6.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (6.55%) SQL Developer
8 10 (5.95%) SQL BI Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Analyst
9 7 (4.17%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.57%) DBA
10 6 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (3.57%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (83.93%) .NET
2 128 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 123 (73.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 109 (64.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 83 (49.40%) .NET Framework
6 75 (44.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 74 (44.05%) RESTful
8 72 (42.86%) WCF
9 55 (32.74%) Node.js
10 53 (31.55%) AngularJS
10 53 (31.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 51 (30.36%) Entity Framework
12 38 (22.62%) KnockoutJS
13 36 (21.43%) Code First Entity Framework
14 34 (20.24%) CSS
14 34 (20.24%) CSS3
14 34 (20.24%) HTML
14 34 (20.24%) HTML5
15 29 (17.26%) Ninject
16 28 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.64%) Fintech
2 31 (18.45%) Social Network
3 15 (8.93%) iPhone
3 15 (8.93%) Mobile App
4 14 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 12 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.38%) Clustering
8 2 (1.19%) Music Streaming
9 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.90%) Windows
2 15 (8.93%) Android
3 3 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (84.52%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (74.40%) MVC
3 123 (73.21%) Web Application Development
4 103 (61.31%) TDD
5 72 (42.86%) BDD
6 67 (39.88%) Dependency Injection
7 66 (39.29%) Scrum
8 40 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (19.05%) Asset Management
9 32 (19.05%) Wealth Management
10 28 (16.67%) Kanban
11 23 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (13.10%) Web Development
13 21 (12.50%) OO
14 19 (11.31%) SDLC
15 17 (10.12%) Domain-Driven Design
16 16 (9.52%) High Availability
16 16 (9.52%) Multithreading
17 12 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
17 12 (7.14%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 142 (84.52%) C#
2 52 (30.95%) Ruby
3 30 (17.86%) SQL
4 19 (11.31%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.52%) F#
6 7 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.19%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.19%) MCSE
2 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (9.52%) Kibana
2 2 (1.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (1.19%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (20.24%) Facebook
2 29 (17.26%) Google
3 21 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.14%) Twitter
5 8 (4.76%) Tableau
6 7 (4.17%) Capita
7 6 (3.57%) Cognos
7 6 (3.57%) SAP
8 2 (1.19%) VMware
9 1 (0.60%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco
9 1 (0.60%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.60%) HP
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle
9 1 (0.60%) SonicWALL
9 1 (0.60%) Talend
9 1 (0.60%) WatchGuard