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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 55 66 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 41 64 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.71% 3.73% 6.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.93% 10.02% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 60 114
Median salary £38,000 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.05% +12.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,350 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £42,500
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
375 639 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.97% 37.24% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 339 547 622
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 £28,650 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 25 £40,000 -5.88%
Northwich - 5 £32,500 - 1
Crewe +4 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Nantwich - 2 £37,500 -
Knutsford +17 1 - -
Chester +15 1 - -
Wilmslow -4 1 £40,000 -3.03%
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 28 August 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (86.11%) SQL
3 42 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
5 39 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (47.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (38.89%) ETL
8 27 (37.50%) C#
9 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
10 22 (30.56%) .NET
10 22 (30.56%) Finance
11 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (22.22%) VBA
12 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
13 15 (20.83%) MS Office
13 15 (20.83%) MySQL
13 15 (20.83%) Billing
13 15 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
15 12 (16.67%) High Availability
16 11 (15.28%) MVC
16 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
17 10 (13.89%) MS Access
17 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (13.89%) JSON
18 9 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
18 9 (12.50%) jQuery
18 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (20.83%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 39 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (47.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (20.83%) MySQL
4 15 (20.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (13.89%) MS Access
6 9 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Billing
3 5 (6.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (50.00%) Developer
2 28 (38.89%) DBA
3 27 (37.50%) SQL DBA
4 20 (27.78%) SQL Developer
5 12 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 11 (15.28%) Software Developer
7 10 (13.89%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Lead Developer
9 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) .NET
2 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.89%) JSON
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
4 9 (12.50%) jQuery
5 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (11.11%) WCF
6 7 (9.72%) Entity Framework
7 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (8.33%) WPF
8 5 (6.94%) WinForms
9 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.17%) RESTful
10 2 (2.78%) Ajax
10 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (2.78%) HTML
10 2 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (1.39%) Web Services
11 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Replication
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.39%) FMCG
5 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Android
2 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.17%) Windows CE
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) ETL
2 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (16.67%) High Availability
4 11 (15.28%) MVC
5 9 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (11.11%) Web Development
7 7 (9.72%) TDD
8 6 (8.33%) BDD
9 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.94%) Resource Management
10 4 (5.56%) ITIL
10 4 (5.56%) Migration
11 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (86.11%) SQL
2 42 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 27 (37.50%) C#
4 16 (22.22%) VBA
5 13 (18.06%) PowerShell
6 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) Delphi
8 2 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) HP
2 6 (8.33%) Talend
3 5 (6.94%) Cognos
3 5 (6.94%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.39%) Motorola
4 1 (1.39%) Sage
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago