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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.77% 2.73% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.60% 6.67% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 12
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +33.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £39,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
171 210 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.46% 41.02% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 135 160 223
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside 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 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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 11 £41,250 -2.94%
Southport +8 1 £45,000 +15.38%
Bootle - 1 £47,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (61.82%) Finance
3 32 (58.18%) SQL
4 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
5 24 (43.64%) ITIL
5 24 (43.64%) Time Management
6 22 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (38.18%) Credit Risk
7 21 (38.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (38.18%) SWIFT
7 21 (38.18%) Reuters
7 21 (38.18%) Bloomberg
7 21 (38.18%) Change Management
7 21 (38.18%) SLA
7 21 (38.18%) Banking
7 21 (38.18%) Data Analysis
7 21 (38.18%) Wealth Management
8 19 (34.55%) C#
9 17 (30.91%) MS Office
10 16 (29.09%) T-SQL
11 15 (27.27%) .NET
12 13 (23.64%) VB
12 13 (23.64%) VB6
12 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
13 12 (21.82%) Degree
13 12 (21.82%) Windows
13 12 (21.82%) MS Access
13 12 (21.82%) Project Management
13 12 (21.82%) Salesforce.com

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 10 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (30.91%) MS Office
2 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Office 365
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (21.82%) MS Access
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (5.45%) GIS
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.82%) Big Data
9 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (61.82%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Law
4 3 (5.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Analyst
2 23 (41.82%) Developer
3 21 (38.18%) Applications Support
3 21 (38.18%) Applications Support Analyst
3 21 (38.18%) Support Analyst
4 16 (29.09%) C# Developer
5 10 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Applications Support
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Support Analyst
6 9 (16.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.91%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 6 (10.91%) ICT Support
7 6 (10.91%) IT Support
7 6 (10.91%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
3 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.64%) MDX
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) CSS3
5 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (38.18%) Credit Risk
2 21 (38.18%) SWIFT
3 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
4 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
1 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) ITIL
1 24 (43.64%) Time Management
2 21 (38.18%) Change Management
2 21 (38.18%) Data Analysis
2 21 (38.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (38.18%) Wealth Management
3 12 (21.82%) Project Management
4 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (20.00%) CRM
4 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.36%) Feature Driven Development
5 9 (16.36%) Issue Tracking
6 7 (12.73%) ETL
7 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.91%) Information Security
8 5 (9.09%) MVC
8 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.27%) Android Development
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) SQL
2 19 (34.55%) C#
3 16 (29.09%) T-SQL
4 13 (23.64%) VB
4 13 (23.64%) VB6
5 11 (20.00%) C
6 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.91%) MCITP
3 6 (10.91%) MCSE
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.18%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) Bloomberg
2 21 (38.18%) Reuters
3 12 (21.82%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (18.18%) Remedy
5 7 (12.73%) VMware
6 6 (10.91%) Avaya
6 6 (10.91%) Dell
6 6 (10.91%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) SonicWALL
6 6 (10.91%) Sophos
7 5 (9.09%) IBM
7 5 (9.09%) Informatica
7 5 (9.09%) SAP
8 4 (7.27%) Telerik
9 1 (1.82%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.82%) TIBCO