The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.56% 2.03% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 7.22% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £17,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 97 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 15.25% 28.12% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 89 18
Average salary £32,500 £43,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.28% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Halifax

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) RIA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WinRT
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WinRT
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) RIA
1 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Google