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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.65% 0.94% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.50% 4.35% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Median salary £45,000 £17,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+164.70% -60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
40 46 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 35.40% 21.60% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 79
Median salary £45,000 £28,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £17,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Database Security
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Database Security
2 2 (50.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP