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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.91% 1.48% 5.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.22% 12.00% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
46 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 25.70% 12.32% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 27
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (62.50%) SAP HCM
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (37.50%) Replication
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Database Security
3 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP HCM
2 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Data Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Database Security
3 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft