Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 235 153 241
Rank change year-on-year -82 +88 -135
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 11 7 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 0.87% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 22
10th Percentile £40,000 " £29,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £38,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median % change year-on-year - +2.86% -12.50%
75th Percentile £56,875 £49,617 £50,938
90th Percentile £61,250 " £58,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -17.00%

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 1,309 809 1,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.66% 31.34% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 989 716 1,407
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £74,900 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

SQL Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2016 in Manchester

SQL Server 2016
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2016 in Manchester

SQL Server 2016
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2016 in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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
Stockport - 1 £57,500 -
SQL Server 2016
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (72.73%) Power BI
3 8 (72.73%) Power Platform
4 7 (63.64%) ETL
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) OLAP
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) Data Management
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
7 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (36.36%) Data Architecture
7 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
7 4 (36.36%) Data Extraction
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (36.36%) MDX
7 4 (36.36%) GDPR
7 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)

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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Power Platform
2 3 (27.27%) Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (72.73%) Power BI
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) OLAP
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (36.36%) SSDT
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (18.18%) Tableau
8 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Database Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) ETL
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Data Management
3 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Data Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Data Extraction
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) Requirements Gathering
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 4 (36.36%) R
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) RedGate
3 1 (9.09%) VMware