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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 81 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.19% 4.66% 6.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.49% 13.34% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 76 87
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
261 607 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.74% 34.89% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 238 506 534
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -3 17 £42,750 +6.87%
Macclesfield +4 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Knutsford +10 2 - -
Runcorn +2 2 £35,000 -5.40%
Crewe +23 1 £33,000 +6.45% 1
Wilmslow +4 1 £40,000 -
Chester +3 1 - - 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (86.57%) SQL
3 40 (59.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
5 29 (43.28%) Finance
5 29 (43.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (41.79%) T-SQL
6 28 (41.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (32.84%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (29.85%) ETL
9 18 (26.87%) C#
9 18 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (19.40%) Resource Management
11 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (19.40%) .NET
12 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (14.93%) VBA
14 10 (14.93%) Windows
14 10 (14.93%) MS Access
15 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
15 9 (13.43%) TDD
15 9 (13.43%) Banking
16 8 (11.94%) Replication
16 8 (11.94%) JSON
16 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
16 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse

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 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) GitHub
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) DHCP
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
1 2 (2.99%) Firewall
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (59.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (43.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (41.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (19.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (14.93%) MS Access
8 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (11.94%) MySQL
9 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Billing
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) SQL Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Senior Developer
4 17 (25.37%) DBA
5 16 (23.88%) Lead Developer
6 15 (22.39%) SQL DBA
7 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 14 (20.90%) SQL BI Developer
8 13 (19.40%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 13 (19.40%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 13 (19.40%) Senior SQL Developer
9 9 (13.43%) .NET Developer
10 7 (10.45%) SSIS Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Database Developer
11 5 (7.46%) ETL Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
12 4 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) .NET
2 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET
3 8 (11.94%) JSON
4 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.45%) CSS
4 7 (10.45%) jQuery
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.96%) WCF
6 5 (7.46%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.97%) ADO
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.97%) WPF
8 3 (4.48%) RESTful
9 2 (2.99%) Ajax
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (2.99%) DAO
9 2 (2.99%) HTML
9 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Replication
3 5 (7.46%) Clustering
3 5 (7.46%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Android
2 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.48%) Windows CE
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (29.85%) ETL
3 14 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (19.40%) Resource Management
5 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.43%) TDD
7 8 (11.94%) MVC
8 7 (10.45%) Database Mirroring
8 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (7.46%) Database Tuning
10 5 (7.46%) High Availability
11 4 (5.97%) BDD
11 4 (5.97%) ETL Development
11 4 (5.97%) ITIL
11 4 (5.97%) OO
12 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.48%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (86.57%) SQL
2 28 (41.79%) T-SQL
3 18 (26.87%) C#
4 10 (14.93%) VBA
5 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Delphi
6 2 (2.99%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) MobiControl
1 1 (1.49%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.49%) Motorola
4 1 (1.49%) Sage
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
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