Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 214 81
Rank change year-on-year +49 -133 +37
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 11 18 261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.35% 0.32% 3.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 1.13% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 317
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £68,282 £75,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +17.65%

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 931 1,588 2,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 29.49% 28.20% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1,277 1,892
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Bolton +21 7 £42,500 -5.56% 2
SQL Server 2016
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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
1 11 (100.00%) Azure
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) MSTest
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) JMeter
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 7 (63.64%) Microservices
3 7 (63.64%) SOLID
3 7 (63.64%) git-flow
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Core
3 7 (63.64%) Katalon Studio
4 6 (54.55%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (54.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring

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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
2 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 3 (27.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) git-flow
1 7 (63.64%) JMeter
1 7 (63.64%) Katalon Studio
1 7 (63.64%) MSTest
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Core
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
1 7 (63.64%) Microservices
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) SOLID
1 7 (63.64%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Deployment Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Case Management
4 3 (27.27%) Matrix Management
4 3 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) OWASP
4 3 (27.27%) Secure Coding
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) HP AIS
1 3 (27.27%) HP ASE
1 3 (27.27%) HP MASE
1 3 (27.27%) JNCIS
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) NCIE
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Brocade
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle