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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.54% 2.50% 3.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 7.01% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 23
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
168 214 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.92% 35.61% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 128 177 250
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,775 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 5 £41,000 +13.10% 4
St Helens +5 1 - -
Southport - 1 £39,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 3 (21.43%) IIS
10 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
10 3 (21.43%) .NET
10 3 (21.43%) Windows
11 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 2 (14.29%) CSS
11 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
12 1 (7.14%) NAS
12 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
12 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (7.14%) vSphere
12 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
7 1 (7.14%) DTS
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) DBA
2 6 (42.86%) SQL DBA
3 5 (35.71%) Database Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) MDX
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) DTV
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Informatics
1 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) ANSI SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCAD
2 1 (7.14%) MCSD
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
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