Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 161 246
Rank change year-on-year +54 +85 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 209 156 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.87% 1.91% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.95% 5.59% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 208 151 14
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £54,625
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -

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 2,334 2,793 2,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 32.04% 34.22% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,070 2,411 2,026
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,375 £62,500 £58,750
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +7 17 £37,500 - 2
Sale -1 8 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Bury - 5 £39,000 - 1
Wigan +12 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Stockport +9 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cheadle +1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
SQL Server 2016
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 209 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 182 (87.08%) C#
2 182 (87.08%) .NET
3 180 (86.12%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (71.77%) TDD
4 150 (71.77%) ASP.NET
5 148 (70.81%) MVC
6 147 (70.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 147 (70.33%) Web Application Development
7 104 (49.76%) Dependency Injection
8 102 (48.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 95 (45.45%) BDD
10 91 (43.54%) Scrum
11 90 (43.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 89 (42.58%) RESTful
13 78 (37.32%) WCF
14 69 (33.01%) Kanban
15 67 (32.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 67 (32.06%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (31.58%) AngularJS
16 66 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 65 (31.10%) .NET Framework
18 62 (29.67%) Games
18 62 (29.67%) Node.js
19 60 (28.71%) KnockoutJS
20 57 (27.27%) Ruby
21 50 (23.92%) WPF
22 48 (22.97%) Finance
23 47 (22.49%) MongoDB
24 44 (21.05%) Google

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 19 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.44%) IIS
3 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 67 (32.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (8.61%) Google Play
4 2 (0.96%) Office 365
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.40%) Internet
2 9 (4.31%) Broadband
3 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.96%) DHCP
4 2 (0.96%) DNS
4 2 (0.96%) Skype
4 2 (0.96%) VSAN
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.48%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) IPsec
5 1 (0.48%) LAN
5 1 (0.48%) SAN
5 1 (0.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.48%) VLAN
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (22.49%) MongoDB
3 38 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 28 (13.40%) RavenDB
5 13 (6.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.83%) Looker
9 7 (3.35%) Power BI
9 7 (3.35%) QlikView
9 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.96%) OLTP
14 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 14 (6.70%) MSTest
3 14 (6.70%) NUnit
4 7 (3.35%) Moq
5 6 (2.87%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (29.67%) Games
2 48 (22.97%) Finance
3 13 (6.22%) Advertising
3 13 (6.22%) Marketing
4 9 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 193 (92.34%) Developer
2 174 (83.25%) .NET Developer
3 48 (22.97%) C# Developer
4 47 (22.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (12.44%) Graduate
5 26 (12.44%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 26 (12.44%) Graduate Developer
5 26 (12.44%) Junior
5 26 (12.44%) Junior .NET Developer
5 26 (12.44%) Junior Developer
6 25 (11.96%) C# WPF Developer
6 25 (11.96%) WPF Developer
7 21 (10.05%) .NET Developer - Fintech
8 18 (8.61%) Digital Developer
9 14 (6.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (5.26%) Internet Developer
10 11 (5.26%) Messaging Developer
10 11 (5.26%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.31%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (87.08%) .NET
2 150 (71.77%) ASP.NET
3 147 (70.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 102 (48.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 90 (43.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 89 (42.58%) RESTful
7 78 (37.32%) WCF
8 66 (31.58%) AngularJS
8 66 (31.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 65 (31.10%) .NET Framework
10 62 (29.67%) Node.js
11 60 (28.71%) KnockoutJS
12 50 (23.92%) WPF
13 37 (17.70%) Entity Framework
14 36 (17.22%) Ninject
15 32 (15.31%) CSS
15 32 (15.31%) CSS3
15 32 (15.31%) HTML
15 32 (15.31%) HTML5
16 19 (9.09%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.10%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (13.88%) Fintech
3 22 (10.53%) Social Network
4 18 (8.61%) iPhone
4 18 (8.61%) Mobile App
5 17 (8.13%) Computer Science
6 14 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (4.31%) BBC
7 9 (4.31%) Social Media
8 8 (3.83%) Tandem
9 5 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.91%) Music Streaming
11 2 (0.96%) Clustering
12 1 (0.48%) FMCG
12 1 (0.48%) Replication
12 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.61%) Android
2 14 (6.70%) Windows
3 5 (2.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (86.12%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (71.77%) TDD
3 148 (70.81%) MVC
4 147 (70.33%) Web Application Development
5 104 (49.76%) Dependency Injection
6 95 (45.45%) BDD
7 91 (43.54%) Scrum
8 69 (33.01%) Kanban
9 67 (32.06%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (17.22%) Asset Management
11 31 (14.83%) MVVM
12 30 (14.35%) Domain-Driven Design
13 28 (13.40%) Wealth Management
14 27 (12.92%) OO
15 23 (11.00%) Web Development
16 19 (9.09%) Multithreading
17 16 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (6.70%) Inversion of Control
19 9 (4.31%) Data Visualisation
19 9 (4.31%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 182 (87.08%) C#
2 57 (27.27%) Ruby
3 31 (14.83%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.92%) SQL
5 19 (9.09%) F#
6 17 (8.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (8.13%) Degree
2 2 (0.96%) MCSA
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.91%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.44%) vSphere
3 2 (0.96%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.48%) XenApp
4 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (9.09%) Kibana
2 2 (0.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.96%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.96%) vRealize
2 2 (0.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 2 (0.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (21.05%) Google
2 36 (17.22%) Facebook
3 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.70%) Twitter
5 9 (4.31%) Apple
5 9 (4.31%) Sony
5 9 (4.31%) Yahoo!
6 7 (3.35%) Tableau
7 6 (2.87%) Capita
8 5 (2.39%) VMware
9 3 (1.44%) Cognos
9 3 (1.44%) SAP
9 3 (1.44%) Veeam
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco
10 1 (0.48%) Citrix
10 1 (0.48%) HP
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle
10 1 (0.48%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.48%) WatchGuard