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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 46 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.64% 1.81% 4.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 7.45% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £17,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.66% +25.00%
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
15 94 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.62% 24.29% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 87 37
Average salary £27,250 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.87% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 5 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (16.67%) WPF
6 1 (16.67%) LINQ
6 1 (16.67%) RIA
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) Google
6 1 (16.67%) Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (16.67%) Adabas
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL
6 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 3 (50.00%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
1 1 (16.67%) LINQ
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 1 (16.67%) WinRT
1 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) RIA
1 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects