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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Cheshire
Rank 73 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 44 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 3.35% 4.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.25% 10.28% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 74
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £36,450 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
343 428 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.17% 32.60% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 287 394 456
Median salary £39,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 0 5 £32,000 -39.04% 3
Crewe - 4 £40,000 - 2
Chester +2 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Macclesfield -5 1 £42,500 +32.81%
Wilmslow -18 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (82.76%) SQL
3 43 (74.14%) T-SQL
4 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
5 33 (56.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (44.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (43.10%) MS Excel
8 23 (39.66%) .NET
9 22 (37.93%) ETL
10 21 (36.21%) High Availability
11 20 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (32.76%) C#
12 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (25.86%) MySQL
15 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
16 13 (22.41%) MS Office
16 13 (22.41%) HP
17 12 (20.69%) VB.NET
17 12 (20.69%) Windows
17 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (18.97%) Web Development
18 11 (18.97%) Billing
18 11 (18.97%) VBA
18 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
18 11 (18.97%) Performance Tuning
18 11 (18.97%) Talend
18 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2014
18 11 (18.97%) Talend Open Studio

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 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (43.10%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
1 1 (1.72%) VoIP
1 1 (1.72%) VPN
1 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (56.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (44.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (25.86%) MySQL
6 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
9 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (3.45%) OLAP
11 2 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (1.72%) DocumentDB
12 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Talend Open Studio
1 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (18.97%) Billing
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) DBA
2 29 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 20 (34.48%) Developer
4 10 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 10 (17.24%) SQL Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) C# Developer
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Senior DBA
8 6 (10.34%) Senior SQL DBA
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (8.62%) Administrator
9 5 (8.62%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) SQL Support Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
11 3 (5.17%) Junior
11 3 (5.17%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) .NET
2 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.34%) XML
4 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (8.62%) CSS
4 5 (8.62%) WinForms
5 4 (6.90%) HTML
5 4 (6.90%) jQuery
5 4 (6.90%) WCF
5 4 (6.90%) Web Services
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.17%) JSON
6 3 (5.17%) WPF
7 2 (3.45%) Ajax
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (1.72%) LINQ
8 1 (1.72%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Clustering
3 5 (8.62%) Replication
4 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.72%) Fintech
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ETL
2 21 (36.21%) High Availability
3 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (18.97%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (18.97%) Web Development
5 8 (13.79%) Migration
6 6 (10.34%) Database Mirroring
6 6 (10.34%) MVC
7 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.90%) ETL Development
8 4 (6.90%) Full Text Search
8 4 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Change Management
9 3 (5.17%) ITIL
9 3 (5.17%) People Management
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (82.76%) SQL
2 43 (74.14%) T-SQL
3 19 (32.76%) C#
4 12 (20.69%) VB.NET
5 11 (18.97%) VBA
6 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.17%) XenApp
2 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) MobiControl
1 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.41%) HP
3 11 (18.97%) Talend
4 5 (8.62%) Cognos
4 5 (8.62%) Hyperion
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) VMware
8 1 (1.72%) Motorola
8 1 (1.72%) NetApp
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.72%) SOTI
8 1 (1.72%) Tableau
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
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