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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.79% 3.31% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.16% 14.29% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,100 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
38 35 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 21.23% 23.18% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 58
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £26,750 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) VB6
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (22.22%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) VB6
4 2 (22.22%) X++
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
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