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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 117 108 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.02% 6.75% 6.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.96% 15.65% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 104 104 121
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
North West

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
782 690 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.23% 43.15% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 628 605 648
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -33 22 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Crewe +11 17 £33,750 +12.50%
Chester -1 14 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Macclesfield -8 14 £35,500 +1.42% 5
Wilmslow -2 11 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Knutsford - 10 £45,000 - 2
Runcorn 0 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 220 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 158 (71.82%) SQL
3 133 (60.45%) .NET
4 125 (56.82%) C#
5 111 (50.45%) T-SQL
6 95 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 87 (39.55%) Microsoft
9 80 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 69 (31.36%) MVC
11 68 (30.91%) JavaScript
11 68 (30.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 66 (30.00%) .NET Framework
13 64 (29.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 61 (27.73%) CSS
15 60 (27.27%) jQuery
16 59 (26.82%) HTML
17 58 (26.36%) WCF
17 58 (26.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 55 (25.00%) Windows
19 50 (22.73%) Visual Studio
20 45 (20.45%) MS Excel
21 44 (20.00%) Web Services
21 44 (20.00%) XML
22 43 (19.55%) WPF
23 40 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
24 39 (17.73%) Team Foundation Server
25 34 (15.45%) TDD
26 32 (14.55%) NHibernate
27 31 (14.09%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (6.36%) IIS
2 10 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.55%) NServiceBus
3 6 (2.73%) CMS
3 6 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.36%) SAN
2 9 (4.09%) DNS
3 5 (2.27%) DHCP
3 5 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) Broadband
5 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 80 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (30.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 64 (29.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (26.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (7.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (5.45%) Relational Database
9 11 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (4.09%) DTS
11 8 (3.64%) MySQL
12 6 (2.73%) OLTP
12 6 (2.73%) MS Access
12 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.73%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.82%) Big Data
14 3 (1.36%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 39 (17.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (12.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (4.55%) Subversion
4 10 (4.55%) Selenium
4 10 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.36%) JIRA
6 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 31 (14.09%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Retail
3 13 (5.91%) Marketing
4 4 (1.82%) Banking
5 3 (1.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (73.64%) Developer
2 73 (33.18%) .NET Developer
3 38 (17.27%) SQL Developer
4 37 (16.82%) Analyst
5 27 (12.27%) C# Developer
6 26 (11.82%) DBA
7 25 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 21 (9.55%) SQL DBA
10 19 (8.64%) Senior Developer
11 17 (7.73%) Analyst Developer
12 15 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (5.91%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.91%) SQL Server DBA
14 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
15 10 (4.55%) .NET Analyst Programmer
15 10 (4.55%) .NET Programmer
15 10 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
15 10 (4.55%) Programmer
16 8 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (60.45%) .NET
2 88 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 66 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 61 (27.73%) CSS
5 60 (27.27%) jQuery
6 59 (26.82%) HTML
7 58 (26.36%) WCF
8 44 (20.00%) Web Services
8 44 (20.00%) XML
9 43 (19.55%) WPF
10 40 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (14.55%) NHibernate
12 26 (11.82%) JSON
13 25 (11.36%) SOAP
14 23 (10.45%) Ajax
15 22 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (9.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 19 (8.64%) WinForms
18 16 (7.27%) LINQ
19 15 (6.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.18%) Blog
2 17 (7.73%) Replication
3 9 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.09%) Clustering
4 7 (3.18%) User Experience
4 7 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.27%) Social Media
7 4 (1.82%) Statistics
8 2 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.91%) NHS
8 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.45%) SystemC
9 1 (0.45%) W3C
9 1 (0.45%) Informatics
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 55 (25.00%) Windows
2 13 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.73%) Android
4 6 (2.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.91%) UNIX
7 2 (0.91%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.36%) MVC
3 34 (15.45%) TDD
4 30 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (11.82%) Scrum
6 24 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (10.00%) ETL
7 22 (10.00%) BDD
7 22 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (8.64%) Unit Testing
9 16 (7.27%) Migration
9 16 (7.27%) OO
10 15 (6.82%) Data Migration
11 14 (6.36%) UML
12 10 (4.55%) Data Modelling
13 9 (4.09%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.64%) Web Development
14 8 (3.64%) ITIL
14 8 (3.64%) OOD
14 8 (3.64%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 158 (71.82%) SQL
2 125 (56.82%) C#
3 111 (50.45%) T-SQL
4 68 (30.91%) JavaScript
5 27 (12.27%) VB.NET
6 16 (7.27%) VBA
7 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.27%) VB
8 5 (2.27%) C
9 4 (1.82%) Java
10 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.91%) VB6
12 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (4.55%) Degree
2 6 (2.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.27%) MCSE
4 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) MCSA
5 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.55%) XenApp
1 10 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.18%) LiteSpeed
2 7 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.73%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.27%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.82%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 87 (39.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.36%) VMware
3 12 (5.45%) Citrix
4 9 (4.09%) Oracle
5 6 (2.73%) HP
6 5 (2.27%) Cisco
6 5 (2.27%) Teradata
7 4 (1.82%) Informatica
7 4 (1.82%) Cognos
8 3 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.36%) Open Text
8 3 (1.36%) Sage
8 3 (1.36%) Google
9 2 (0.91%) Infor
9 2 (0.91%) Symantec
9 2 (0.91%) Primavera
9 2 (0.91%) Vertica
10 1 (0.45%) Sencha
10 1 (0.45%) Tableau
10 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago