The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.68% 2.22% 5.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 4.49% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 89 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.86% 49.44% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 50 85 76
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester 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 Chester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Chester region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2008
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft