The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Cheshire
Rank 78 69 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -37
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 35 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.39% 2.74% 6.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.19% 9.16% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 107
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
334 382 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.20% 29.94% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 283 343 519
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 5 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Crewe - 5 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (76.74%) SQL
3 26 (60.47%) T-SQL
4 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
5 22 (51.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (48.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (46.51%) .NET
8 16 (37.21%) C#
9 14 (32.56%) High Availability
10 13 (30.23%) Windows
10 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
11 12 (27.91%) ETL
11 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
12 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (23.26%) MySQL
13 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
14 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
14 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (18.60%) MS Office
15 8 (18.60%) HP
16 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
16 7 (16.28%) XML
16 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
16 7 (16.28%) Web Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Business One
1 1 (2.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
1 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (51.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (48.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (23.26%) MySQL
7 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (4.65%) OLAP
10 2 (4.65%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (2.33%) DocumentDB
11 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
11 1 (2.33%) OLTP
11 1 (2.33%) Power BI
11 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) MSTest
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (13.95%) Billing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) DBA
2 20 (46.51%) SQL DBA
3 17 (39.53%) Developer
4 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
5 9 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (20.93%) C# Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior DBA
6 7 (16.28%) Senior SQL DBA
7 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
8 4 (9.30%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (9.30%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Administrator
9 3 (6.98%) Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.65%) Junior
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (16.28%) WinForms
2 7 (16.28%) XML
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.30%) CSS
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) Web Services
5 3 (6.98%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) JSON
5 3 (6.98%) WCF
6 2 (4.65%) Ajax
6 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.65%) WPF
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.33%) CSS3
7 1 (2.33%) HTML5
7 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) High Availability
2 12 (27.91%) ETL
3 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Web Development
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 6 (13.95%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.63%) MVC
8 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
8 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) ETL Development
8 4 (9.30%) Full Text Search
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) People Management
10 2 (4.65%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (4.65%) Database Tuning
10 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) T-SQL
3 16 (37.21%) C#
4 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.95%) VBA
6 4 (9.30%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) XenApp
2 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) MobiControl
1 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) HP
3 6 (13.95%) Talend
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 1 (2.33%) Cognos
7 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.33%) Motorola
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.33%) SOTI
7 1 (2.33%) Tableau
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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