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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 46 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 23 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.49% 3.78% 9.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.01% 8.91% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 58
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
214 258 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.49% 42.36% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 177 243 232
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,416
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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
Wirral - 9 £45,000 - 2
Liverpool -13 5 £36,250 +11.53% 6
St Helens - 1 £31,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (82.14%) SQL
3 20 (71.43%) .NET
4 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
4 19 (67.86%) C#
5 18 (64.29%) HTML
6 17 (60.71%) CSS
7 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 14 (50.00%) jQuery
8 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (35.71%) XML
11 9 (32.14%) SOAP
12 8 (28.57%) MVC
12 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (28.57%) Web Services
12 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (28.57%) WCF
12 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (25.00%) HTML5
13 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (25.00%) Classic ASP
13 7 (25.00%) Ajax

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 9 (32.14%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Report Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) HTML
3 17 (60.71%) CSS
4 14 (50.00%) jQuery
4 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 10 (35.71%) XML
7 9 (32.14%) SOAP
8 8 (28.57%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) WCF
8 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (25.00%) HTML5
9 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (25.00%) Classic ASP
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (25.00%) Ajax
10 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (21.43%) CSS3
10 6 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
1 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (17.86%) Refactoring
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) ETL
7 1 (3.57%) UML
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
7 1 (3.57%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Use Case
7 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.57%) BDD
7 1 (3.57%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) T-SQL
2 19 (67.86%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.71%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
6 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago