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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 103 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.58% 5.99% 7.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.83% 17.37% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 94 97
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £32,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
396 593 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.00% 34.48% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 338 492 536
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 -7 17 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Chester -1 6 £44,000 +17.33%
Wilmslow -4 3 £40,000 +2.56%
Macclesfield -7 3 £40,000 - 1
Runcorn 0 2 £35,000 -5.40%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (89.47%) SQL
3 43 (56.58%) Finance
3 43 (56.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
5 32 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (30.26%) Resource Management
6 23 (30.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (26.32%) T-SQL
8 19 (25.00%) C#
8 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (23.68%) .NET
10 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
11 14 (18.42%) ETL
12 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (15.79%) MVC
14 11 (14.47%) Replication
14 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
14 11 (14.47%) jQuery
14 11 (14.47%) Waterfall
15 10 (13.16%) Windows
16 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
16 9 (11.84%) TDD
16 9 (11.84%) Banking
17 8 (10.53%) Clustering
17 8 (10.53%) High Availability
17 8 (10.53%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) GitHub
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) DHCP
1 3 (3.95%) DNS
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (56.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (30.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (17.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 7 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.63%) MS Access
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.32%) MySQL
11 1 (1.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (56.58%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Developer
2 30 (39.47%) SQL Developer
3 25 (32.89%) Senior Developer
4 24 (31.58%) Senior SQL Developer
5 23 (30.26%) Lead Developer
6 21 (27.63%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 20 (26.32%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 20 (26.32%) SQL BI Developer
8 13 (17.11%) DBA
9 12 (15.79%) SQL DBA
10 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
11 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
11 6 (7.89%) Database Developer
11 6 (7.89%) ETL Developer
11 6 (7.89%) SSIS Developer
12 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 3 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
13 3 (3.95%) SQL Analyst
13 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 11 (14.47%) jQuery
4 7 (9.21%) CSS
4 7 (9.21%) WCF
5 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.58%) ADO
7 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.63%) Ajax
9 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (2.63%) DAO
9 2 (2.63%) HTML
9 2 (2.63%) JSON
9 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (2.63%) Web Services
9 2 (2.63%) WinForms
10 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Replication
2 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Clustering
3 6 (7.89%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.95%) PMI
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.63%) Android
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows CE
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (30.26%) Resource Management
3 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (18.42%) ETL
6 12 (15.79%) MVC
7 11 (14.47%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.84%) TDD
9 8 (10.53%) High Availability
10 7 (9.21%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (7.89%) Database Mirroring
11 6 (7.89%) Database Tuning
11 6 (7.89%) ETL Development
11 6 (7.89%) Project Management
12 5 (6.58%) OO
12 5 (6.58%) Web Development
13 4 (5.26%) ITIL
13 4 (5.26%) SDLC
14 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
14 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (89.47%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 19 (25.00%) C#
4 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) Delphi
7 2 (2.63%) VBA
7 2 (2.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) MCITP
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle
2 3 (3.95%) VMware
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe
3 1 (1.32%) Cognos
3 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
Northwich, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago