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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 49 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.09% 7.70% 8.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.56% 17.19% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 47 46
Average salary £38,000 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £24,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
199 285 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.35% 44.81% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 164 261 223
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - 14 £45,000 - 1
Liverpool -20 5 £37,500 +10.29% 6
St Helens - 2 £29,500 -
Birkenhead -3 1 £32,500 +3.17%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (84.62%) SQL
3 31 (79.49%) .NET
4 29 (74.36%) CSS
5 27 (69.23%) C#
5 27 (69.23%) HTML
6 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
7 22 (56.41%) .NET Framework
8 21 (53.85%) T-SQL
9 19 (48.72%) MVC
10 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
10 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (41.03%) jQuery
12 14 (35.90%) WCF
13 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (28.21%) IIS
14 10 (25.64%) Classic ASP
14 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (25.64%) HTML5
14 10 (25.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (25.64%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 9 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
15 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (23.08%) CSS3
15 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (28.21%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.56%) OLAP
7 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.56%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 7 (17.95%) Firebug
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 5 (12.82%) Law
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Web Developer
4 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 9 (23.08%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (20.51%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Analyst
7 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (5.13%) Report Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (5.13%) Programmer
10 1 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) CSS
3 27 (69.23%) HTML
4 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
5 22 (56.41%) .NET Framework
6 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (41.03%) jQuery
8 14 (35.90%) WCF
9 10 (25.64%) HTML5
9 10 (25.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (25.64%) Classic ASP
9 10 (25.64%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (23.08%) CSS3
10 9 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (20.51%) Web Services
11 8 (20.51%) XML
12 7 (17.95%) SOAP
12 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
1 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) MVC
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.82%) B2B
5 5 (12.82%) Refactoring
5 5 (12.82%) CRUD
5 5 (12.82%) Line Management
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Document Management
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Content Management
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.56%) ETL
8 1 (2.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 27 (69.23%) C#
3 21 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) XPath
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
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