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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 72 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 4.12% 6.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 11.82% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 68 91
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 £33,800 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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
280 609 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.20% 34.88% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 252 498 521
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -6 16 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Crewe +15 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Knutsford +6 2 - -
Macclesfield -5 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Chester +13 1 - - 1
Wilmslow +4 1 £40,000 -
Northwich -7 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
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 24 July 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 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (86.15%) SQL
3 38 (58.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
5 30 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 30 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (35.38%) Finance
7 21 (32.31%) C#
8 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (29.23%) ETL
10 16 (24.62%) .NET
11 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
11 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
12 12 (18.46%) VBA
13 11 (16.92%) MySQL
13 11 (16.92%) MS Access
13 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
14 10 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (15.38%) Resource Management
14 10 (15.38%) Billing
14 10 (15.38%) MS Office
14 10 (15.38%) MVC
15 9 (13.85%) Windows
15 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (13.85%) JSON
15 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework

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 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) DHCP
1 1 (1.54%) DNS
1 1 (1.54%) Firewall
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (58.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (16.92%) MS Access
5 11 (16.92%) MySQL
6 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Billing
3 6 (9.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) SQL Developer
3 20 (30.77%) DBA
4 19 (29.23%) SQL DBA
5 16 (24.62%) Senior Developer
6 13 (20.00%) Lead Developer
7 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (16.92%) SQL BI Developer
8 10 (15.38%) .NET Developer
8 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 10 (15.38%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (15.38%) Senior SQL Developer
9 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
10 6 (9.23%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
11 5 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) .NET
2 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
3 9 (13.85%) JSON
4 8 (12.31%) CSS
4 8 (12.31%) jQuery
5 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (10.77%) WCF
6 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (7.69%) WPF
8 3 (4.62%) ADO
8 3 (4.62%) RESTful
9 2 (3.08%) Ajax
9 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (3.08%) HTML
9 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.08%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (3.08%) WinForms
10 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Replication
3 4 (6.15%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.54%) FMCG
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Android
2 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) Windows CE
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (29.23%) ETL
3 10 (15.38%) MVC
3 10 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.77%) TDD
7 5 (7.69%) BDD
7 5 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (6.15%) High Availability
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) OO
9 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.62%) Web Development
10 2 (3.08%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 56 (86.15%) SQL
2 30 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 21 (32.31%) C#
4 12 (18.46%) VBA
5 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.08%) C++
6 2 (3.08%) Delphi
6 2 (3.08%) VC++
7 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) MobiControl
1 1 (1.54%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe
3 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.54%) HP
3 1 (1.54%) Motorola
3 1 (1.54%) Sage
3 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.54%) Talend
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago