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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.71% 5.08% 4.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 22.22% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 10
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,200 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £37,200 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
28 45 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 16.47% 22.84% 47.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 90
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Halifax

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) T-SQL
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (61.54%) Oracle
6 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
8 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (38.46%) SLA
9 3 (23.08%) Adabas
9 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (23.08%) High Availability
10 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
10 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
10 2 (15.38%) Ajax
10 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 2 (15.38%) CMS
10 2 (15.38%) Replication
10 2 (15.38%) Web Design
10 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (15.38%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (23.08%) Adabas
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DBA
2 9 (69.23%) SQL DBA
3 7 (53.85%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) Ajax
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
1 2 (15.38%) WCF
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
1 12 (92.31%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) X++
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects