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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 77 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 66 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.03% 4.54% 4.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.99% 11.40% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 63 80
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
384 579 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.83% 39.85% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 337 536 561
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 13 £40,000 -7.51%
Northwich +4 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Macclesfield -19 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Chester +7 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Wilmslow -19 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Crewe - 1 £19,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (80.30%) SQL
3 47 (71.21%) T-SQL
4 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 37 (56.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (46.97%) MS Excel
8 30 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (42.42%) ETL
10 27 (40.91%) .NET
11 26 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (37.88%) C#
13 20 (30.30%) MySQL
13 20 (30.30%) SharePoint
14 19 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (27.27%) VBA
15 18 (27.27%) MS Office
16 17 (25.76%) Billing
16 17 (25.76%) High Availability
17 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
18 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (19.70%) VB.NET
18 13 (19.70%) HP
19 11 (16.67%) Finance
19 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
19 11 (16.67%) Web Development
19 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
19 11 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
19 11 (16.67%) Talend
20 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET

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 20 (30.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (46.97%) MS Excel
2 18 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) SAN
1 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (56.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (54.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (30.30%) MySQL
6 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (10.61%) MS Access
9 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.03%) OLAP
10 2 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.52%) OLTP
11 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
1 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.58%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (25.76%) Billing
2 11 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) DBA
2 31 (46.97%) SQL DBA
3 26 (39.39%) Developer
4 13 (19.70%) .NET Developer
4 13 (19.70%) SQL Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 10 (15.15%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Administrator
9 5 (7.58%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 8 (12.12%) CSS
5 7 (10.61%) JSON
5 7 (10.61%) WCF
6 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 6 (9.09%) jQuery
6 6 (9.09%) WPF
7 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (7.58%) WinForms
7 5 (7.58%) XML
8 4 (6.06%) Web Services
9 3 (4.55%) HTML
10 2 (3.03%) Ajax
11 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 1 (1.52%) LINQ
11 1 (1.52%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
1 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) ETL
2 19 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (25.76%) High Availability
4 11 (16.67%) Web Development
5 9 (13.64%) MVC
6 8 (12.12%) Migration
7 7 (10.61%) Database Mirroring
8 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.58%) BDD
9 5 (7.58%) TDD
10 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.06%) ITIL
10 4 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
11 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.55%) ETL Development
11 3 (4.55%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (80.30%) SQL
2 47 (71.21%) T-SQL
3 25 (37.88%) C#
4 18 (27.27%) VBA
5 13 (19.70%) VB.NET
6 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.55%) XenApp
2 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) HP
3 11 (16.67%) Talend
4 5 (7.58%) Cognos
4 5 (7.58%) Hyperion
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) Citrix
7 2 (3.03%) VMware
8 1 (1.52%) NetApp
8 1 (1.52%) Sage
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds