The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 48 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.10% 9.58% 10.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.82% 21.24% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 59
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
361 226 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 53.24% 45.11% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 340 200 198
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,150 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -35 18 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Wirral - 2 £30,000 - 1
Southport +6 1 £32,500 +8.33%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (83.56%) SQL
3 56 (76.71%) .NET
4 45 (61.64%) ASP.NET
5 37 (50.68%) XML
6 36 (49.32%) Web Services
7 33 (45.21%) MVC
7 33 (45.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (39.73%) SOAP
9 28 (38.36%) Windows
9 28 (38.36%) C#
10 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (34.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 23 (31.51%) Visual Studio
13 21 (28.77%) Finance
14 20 (27.40%) CRM
14 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
15 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
15 19 (26.03%) JSON
15 19 (26.03%) RESTful
15 19 (26.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 19 (26.03%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (23.29%) HTML
17 16 (21.92%) WCF
18 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
18 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (20.55%) Degree
19 14 (19.18%) .NET Framework
19 14 (19.18%) Computer Science

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) IIS
3 4 (5.48%) DNN
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.74%) Lync
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (34.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (23.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (13.70%) MS Access
7 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (8.22%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.74%) OLAP
12 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (1.37%) MySQL
13 1 (1.37%) SQLite
13 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
13 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.48%) Moq
3 4 (5.48%) NUnit
3 4 (5.48%) Firebug
3 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) MorphX
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 60 (82.19%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Web Developer
2 21 (28.77%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.44%) C# Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Senior Developer
3 12 (16.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (13.70%) SQL Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Server Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (76.71%) .NET
2 45 (61.64%) ASP.NET
3 37 (50.68%) XML
4 36 (49.32%) Web Services
5 33 (45.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (39.73%) SOAP
7 19 (26.03%) JSON
7 19 (26.03%) RESTful
7 19 (26.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 19 (26.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (23.29%) HTML
9 16 (21.92%) WCF
10 14 (19.18%) .NET Framework
11 13 (17.81%) CSS
11 13 (17.81%) jQuery
12 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (9.59%) Ajax
14 5 (6.85%) XSD
14 5 (6.85%) XSLT
14 5 (6.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.59%) Replication
3 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.85%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.37%) iSeries
6 1 (1.37%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.48%) Android
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) MVC
2 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.40%) CRM
4 12 (16.44%) OO
5 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (15.07%) Scrum
6 7 (9.59%) OOP
6 7 (9.59%) Memory Management
7 5 (6.85%) TDD
7 5 (6.85%) UML
8 4 (5.48%) ETL
8 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) Use Case
8 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.48%) Data Transformation
8 4 (5.48%) Android Development
8 4 (5.48%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 61 (83.56%) SQL
2 28 (38.36%) C#
3 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
5 10 (13.70%) VB.NET
5 10 (13.70%) VBA
6 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.11%) PowerHouse
8 1 (1.37%) VB6
8 1 (1.37%) X++
8 1 (1.37%) VB
8 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) MCITP
2 3 (4.11%) MCSA
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) OCP
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.37%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) MCSE
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Legato
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.48%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.11%) Teradata
4 3 (4.11%) TOWER Software
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Dell
6 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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