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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 17 29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 3.92% 3.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 8.70% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
37 23 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.24% 45.10% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 9
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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