The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 42 34 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 15.67% 22.67% 32.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.50% 66.67% 73.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 57
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,875 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £51,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 80 51 82
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 29.85% 34.00% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 164 76 209
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Stockport

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for SQL Server in Stockport

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Stockport over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 49 (62.82%) SQL
2 48 (61.54%) .NET
3 38 (48.72%) C#
4 35 (44.87%) HTML
5 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
6 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (33.33%) CSS
8 24 (30.77%) ETL
8 24 (30.77%) MVC
9 21 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (26.92%) jQuery
10 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
11 19 (24.36%) Apple iOS
11 19 (24.36%) Android
12 17 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (21.79%) Marketing
13 16 (20.51%) Data Analysis
14 15 (19.23%) Web Development
14 15 (19.23%) Oracle
15 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
15 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
15 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (17.95%) CMS
15 14 (17.95%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (17.95%) Sitecore
15 14 (17.95%) Drupal
15 14 (17.95%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (17.95%) Umbraco
15 14 (17.95%) Sitefinity

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 14 (17.95%) CMS
1 14 (17.95%) Drupal
1 14 (17.95%) Sitecore CMS
1 14 (17.95%) Sitefinity
1 14 (17.95%) Umbraco
2 4 (5.13%) Alfresco
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.85%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) LAN
1 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.69%) WAN
2 3 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.85%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (25.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
6 11 (14.10%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (8.97%) RDBMS
9 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (5.13%) MySQL
12 3 (3.85%) Big Data
12 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (3.85%) Datazen
13 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
13 2 (2.56%) QlikView
14 1 (1.28%) Cognos Report Studio
14 1 (1.28%) DataStage
14 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) SoapUI
2 6 (7.69%) Selenium
3 4 (5.13%) NUnit
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.56%) FitNesse
4 2 (2.56%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (21.79%) Marketing
2 10 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (70.51%) Developer
2 28 (35.90%) .NET Developer
3 16 (20.51%) C# Developer
3 16 (20.51%) SQL Developer
4 14 (17.95%) DBA
4 14 (17.95%) SQL DBA
5 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (61.54%) .NET
2 35 (44.87%) HTML
3 26 (33.33%) CSS
4 21 (26.92%) jQuery
5 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (8.97%) XML
8 5 (6.41%) SOAP
8 5 (6.41%) WCF
8 5 (6.41%) Web Services
8 5 (6.41%) WF
9 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.85%) MDX
9 3 (3.85%) Node.js
9 3 (3.85%) ODBC
10 2 (2.56%) ATL
10 2 (2.56%) RESTful
10 2 (2.56%) STL
10 2 (2.56%) WSDL
10 2 (2.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.97%) iPad
3 5 (6.41%) Clustering
3 5 (6.41%) User Experience
4 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.85%) Life Science
5 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Android
1 19 (24.36%) Apple iOS
2 12 (15.38%) Windows
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) ETL
2 24 (30.77%) MVC
3 16 (20.51%) Data Analysis
4 15 (19.23%) Web Development
5 14 (17.95%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.54%) Data Protection
8 9 (11.54%) TDD
9 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.97%) BDD
10 7 (8.97%) Workflow
11 6 (7.69%) Data Architecture
11 6 (7.69%) Migration
12 5 (6.41%) Android Development
12 5 (6.41%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.41%) Information Management
12 5 (6.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.82%) SQL
2 38 (48.72%) C#
3 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.82%) VBA
5 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.85%) Korn
7 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.56%) C
8 2 (2.56%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) Java
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) MCP
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle
3 14 (17.95%) Facebook
3 14 (17.95%) Sitecore
3 14 (17.95%) Twitter
4 12 (15.38%) Cognos
5 5 (6.41%) HP
6 4 (5.13%) IBM
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.28%) Tableau
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