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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 54 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -34
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 19 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.02% 2.86% 9.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 5.40% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 46
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
195 352 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.24% 53.01% 44.89%
Number of salaries quoted 162 331 198
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +5 10 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Wirral +1 3 £40,000 +33.33% 1
St Helens - 2 £28,750 - 1
Birkenhead - 1 £22,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (74.36%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) SQL
3 27 (69.23%) IIS
4 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
4 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
4 25 (64.10%) CSS
5 24 (61.54%) Windows
5 24 (61.54%) C#
6 22 (56.41%) .NET Framework
7 20 (51.28%) HTML
7 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
8 19 (48.72%) WCF
9 16 (41.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (41.03%) SharePoint
10 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (30.77%) MCP
12 11 (28.21%) MCAD
12 11 (28.21%) MCSD
12 11 (28.21%) CRM
12 11 (28.21%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (28.21%) OO
12 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (28.21%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (28.21%) Ajax
12 11 (28.21%) MCTS
12 11 (28.21%) Dynamics CRM
12 11 (28.21%) Office 365
12 11 (28.21%) SharePoint 2013

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (69.23%) IIS
2 16 (41.03%) SharePoint
2 16 (41.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (28.21%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (28.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.13%) OpenEdge
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (28.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) DHCP
1 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) VLAN
3 2 (5.13%) DMZ
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.26%) Spotfire
4 3 (7.69%) QlikView
4 3 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.69%) OLAP
4 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 9 (23.08%) Firebug
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.08%) Law
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Project Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Project Leader
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Designer
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Designer
7 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) .NET
2 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
2 25 (64.10%) CSS
3 22 (56.41%) .NET Framework
4 20 (51.28%) HTML
5 19 (48.72%) WCF
6 11 (28.21%) Ajax
7 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (10.26%) WPF
9 3 (7.69%) XML
9 3 (7.69%) WinForms
9 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Biotechnology
2 2 (5.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) OOA/OOD
2 11 (28.21%) OO
2 11 (28.21%) CRM
3 9 (23.08%) MVC
4 8 (20.51%) B2B
4 8 (20.51%) CRUD
4 8 (20.51%) Line Management
5 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.82%) Document Management
5 5 (12.82%) Workflow
6 4 (10.26%) Validation
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.13%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Content Management
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) ETL
7 2 (5.13%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) SQL
2 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 24 (61.54%) C#
4 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) MCP
2 11 (28.21%) MCAD
2 11 (28.21%) MCSD
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.21%) MCTS
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Citrix
2 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
3 3 (7.69%) Avaya
4 2 (5.13%) Juniper
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Mitel
5 1 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) Sage
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
St. Helens
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago