The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.83% 5.19% 8.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.72% 12.80% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 43
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
159 164 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.06% 40.49% 59.39%
Number of salaries quoted 135 141 264
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Liverpool region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) Time Management
4 13 (46.43%) Data Analysis
4 13 (46.43%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) SLA
5 12 (42.86%) Reuters
5 12 (42.86%) Bloomberg
5 12 (42.86%) Change Management
5 12 (42.86%) MS Office
5 12 (42.86%) ITIL
5 12 (42.86%) Banking
5 12 (42.86%) Degree
5 12 (42.86%) Wealth Management
5 12 (42.86%) Credit Risk
5 12 (42.86%) SWIFT
5 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (39.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
6 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
6 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (39.29%) C
6 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
7 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (21.43%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (7.14%) MS Access
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (3.57%) GIS
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Law
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Developer
3 12 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 12 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) Support Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Database Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) MDX
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (42.86%) Credit Risk
1 12 (42.86%) SWIFT
2 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.71%) Data Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Time Management
2 13 (46.43%) Data Analysis
3 12 (42.86%) Change Management
3 12 (42.86%) ITIL
3 12 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Wealth Management
4 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
5 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) CRM
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Refactoring
8 2 (7.14%) Android Development
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) C
3 6 (21.43%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) ANSI SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) VB6
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
2 11 (39.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSD
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Bloomberg
2 12 (42.86%) Reuters
3 4 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) Telerik
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy