The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 49 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.10% 8.61% 10.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.19% 16.72% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 46 60
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £32,470
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
182 293 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.64% 51.49% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 154 261 241
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -9 17 £45,000 - 1
Wirral - 8 £38,000 - 4
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (82.61%) .NET
3 36 (78.26%) SQL
4 34 (73.91%) CSS
5 32 (69.57%) C#
5 32 (69.57%) ASP.NET
6 30 (65.22%) HTML
6 30 (65.22%) .NET Framework
7 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
8 25 (54.35%) IIS
9 22 (47.83%) WCF
10 21 (45.65%) MVC
11 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (36.96%) T-SQL
13 16 (34.78%) Windows
14 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
15 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
16 13 (28.26%) Firebug
16 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
18 11 (23.91%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (23.91%) Retail
18 11 (23.91%) B2B
18 11 (23.91%) Law
18 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
18 11 (23.91%) CRUD
18 11 (23.91%) Line Management
18 11 (23.91%) Mobile App

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 25 (54.35%) IIS
2 11 (23.91%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) VoIP
2 2 (4.35%) VLAN
2 2 (4.35%) DMZ
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.87%) Spotfire
3 4 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (8.70%) QlikView
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.70%) OLAP
3 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 13 (28.26%) Firebug
2 13 (28.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 11 (23.91%) Retail
1 11 (23.91%) Law
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Software Developer
3 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (10.87%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Project Leader
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Project Leader
9 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (2.17%) Administrator
10 1 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) .NET
2 34 (73.91%) CSS
3 32 (69.57%) ASP.NET
4 30 (65.22%) HTML
4 30 (65.22%) .NET Framework
5 22 (47.83%) WCF
6 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (19.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (19.57%) jQuery
9 8 (17.39%) Ajax
10 7 (15.22%) Classic ASP
10 7 (15.22%) HTML5
10 7 (15.22%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (13.04%) CSS3
12 5 (10.87%) Web Services
12 5 (10.87%) XML
12 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) UNIX
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) MVC
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) B2B
3 11 (23.91%) CRUD
3 11 (23.91%) Line Management
4 7 (15.22%) CRM
4 7 (15.22%) OO
5 6 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.87%) Document Management
6 5 (10.87%) Workflow
7 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) RUP
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.35%) Bioinformatics
8 2 (4.35%) Content Management
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 32 (69.57%) C#
3 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
4 17 (36.96%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) MCP
2 6 (13.04%) MCTS
2 6 (13.04%) MCAD
2 6 (13.04%) MCSD
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.52%) Avaya
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
Wirral, Merseyside
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Wirral
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago