The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.80% 8.33% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.96% 21.43% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Average salary £18,500 £26,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.18% -32.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
SQL Server 2008
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
51 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 40.80% 38.89% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 41
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Belfast region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) CRUD
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sencha