Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 136 254
Rank change year-on-year +42 +118 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2016 246 191 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.37% 2.40% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.17% 7.18% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 246 181 17
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £36,150
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 2,202 2,661 2,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.21% 33.38% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,964 2,295 2,260
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,075 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -6 8 £36,250 -3.33% 3
Stockport +20 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Bury - 3 £39,000 - 1
Sale -11 2 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2016
North West

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 246 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 228 (92.68%) .NET
3 227 (92.28%) C#
4 207 (84.15%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (80.49%) TDD
6 161 (65.45%) ASP.NET
7 160 (65.04%) MVC
8 159 (64.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 158 (64.23%) Web Application Development
10 136 (55.28%) Scrum
11 127 (51.63%) BDD
12 121 (49.19%) Dependency Injection
13 113 (45.93%) Kanban
14 112 (45.53%) Continuous Integration
15 107 (43.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 106 (43.09%) RESTful
17 92 (37.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 87 (35.37%) Greenfield Project
19 73 (29.67%) AngularJS
19 73 (29.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 70 (28.46%) WPF
21 69 (28.05%) WCF
22 65 (26.42%) MVVM
23 64 (26.02%) Node.js
23 64 (26.02%) Games
24 63 (25.61%) JavaScript
24 63 (25.61%) Internet
25 62 (25.20%) Ruby
26 58 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
27 57 (23.17%) Git (software)

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 5 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.22%) IIS
3 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 58 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.03%) Google Play
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (25.61%) Internet
2 21 (8.54%) Broadband
3 2 (0.81%) DHCP
3 2 (0.81%) DNS
3 2 (0.81%) Skype
3 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.81%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (23.17%) NoSQL
3 31 (12.60%) MongoDB
4 26 (10.57%) RavenDB
5 13 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.85%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.81%) DTS
11 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.81%) OLTP
12 1 (0.41%) Looker
12 1 (0.41%) Power BI
12 1 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 57 (23.17%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.76%) MSTest
2 24 (9.76%) NUnit
3 6 (2.44%) Moq
4 5 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (2.03%) TeamCity
General
1 64 (26.02%) Games
2 55 (22.36%) Finance
3 21 (8.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.81%) Advertising
4 2 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 236 (95.93%) Developer
2 218 (88.62%) .NET Developer
3 90 (36.59%) C# Developer
4 89 (36.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (24.39%) C# WPF Developer
5 60 (24.39%) WPF Developer
6 23 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (9.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (9.35%) Internet Developer
7 21 (8.54%) Telecoms Developer
8 20 (8.13%) Messaging Developer
8 20 (8.13%) Social Media Developer
9 19 (7.72%) .NET Developer - Fintech
10 18 (7.32%) Graduate
10 18 (7.32%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 18 (7.32%) Graduate Developer
10 18 (7.32%) Junior
10 18 (7.32%) Junior .NET Developer
10 18 (7.32%) Junior Developer
11 10 (4.07%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (92.68%) .NET
2 161 (65.45%) ASP.NET
3 159 (64.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 107 (43.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 106 (43.09%) RESTful
6 92 (37.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 73 (29.67%) AngularJS
7 73 (29.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 70 (28.46%) WPF
9 69 (28.05%) WCF
10 64 (26.02%) Node.js
11 54 (21.95%) KnockoutJS
12 48 (19.51%) .NET Framework
13 43 (17.48%) .NET Core
14 42 (17.07%) ASP.NET Core
15 31 (12.60%) Ninject
16 28 (11.38%) CSS
16 28 (11.38%) CSS3
16 28 (11.38%) HTML
16 28 (11.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 87 (35.37%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (10.98%) Fintech
3 26 (10.57%) Social Network
4 24 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (8.13%) BBC
5 20 (8.13%) Social Media
5 20 (8.13%) Tandem
6 5 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.03%) iPhone
6 5 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.81%) Music Streaming
8 1 (0.41%) Clustering
8 1 (0.41%) FMCG
8 1 (0.41%) Replication
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.07%) Windows
2 5 (2.03%) Android
3 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (84.15%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (80.49%) TDD
3 160 (65.04%) MVC
4 158 (64.23%) Web Application Development
5 136 (55.28%) Scrum
6 127 (51.63%) BDD
7 121 (49.19%) Dependency Injection
8 113 (45.93%) Kanban
9 112 (45.53%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (26.42%) MVVM
11 47 (19.11%) Asset Management
12 42 (17.07%) OO
13 27 (10.98%) Domain-Driven Design
13 27 (10.98%) Wealth Management
14 24 (9.76%) Inversion of Control
15 20 (8.13%) CQRS
16 7 (2.85%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (2.85%) Mentoring
16 7 (2.85%) Web Development
17 5 (2.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 227 (92.28%) C#
2 63 (25.61%) JavaScript
3 62 (25.20%) Ruby
4 20 (8.13%) SQL
5 14 (5.69%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.03%) F#
7 1 (0.41%) Python
7 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (5.69%) Degree
2 2 (0.81%) MCSA
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.22%) vSphere
2 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.81%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.41%) XenApp
3 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) Kibana
2 2 (0.81%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.81%) vRealize
2 2 (0.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 46 (18.70%) Facebook
2 45 (18.29%) Microsoft
3 30 (12.20%) Google
4 24 (9.76%) Twitter
5 20 (8.13%) Apple
5 20 (8.13%) Sony
5 20 (8.13%) Yahoo!
6 3 (1.22%) Veeam
6 3 (1.22%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix
7 1 (0.41%) Tableau