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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 62 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.59% 9.38% 8.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.77% 20.88% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 46
Average salary £38,000 £34,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.94% -7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
188 297 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.95% 44.93% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 154 267 236
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 November 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 28 November 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 £38,000 - 1
Liverpool -15 7 £40,500 -10.00% 4
Birkenhead -5 1 £32,500 -5.10%
St Helens - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 34 (87.18%) SQL
3 32 (82.05%) .NET
4 31 (79.49%) CSS
5 29 (74.36%) HTML
6 28 (71.79%) C#
7 27 (69.23%) ASP.NET
8 26 (66.67%) .NET Framework
9 24 (61.54%) MVC
10 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
10 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (46.15%) WCF
11 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
12 16 (41.03%) IIS
13 15 (38.46%) jQuery
14 14 (35.90%) Visual Studio
15 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (30.77%) Firebug
15 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
17 10 (25.64%) Law
17 10 (25.64%) Retail
17 10 (25.64%) Classic ASP
17 10 (25.64%) B2B
17 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (25.64%) HTML5
17 10 (25.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 10 (25.64%) CRUD
17 10 (25.64%) Line Management

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (41.03%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) Spotfire
3 4 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (7.69%) OLAP
4 3 (7.69%) QlikView
4 3 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Visual Studio
2 12 (30.77%) Firebug
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
4 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.64%) Law
1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) .NET Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Software Developer
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
6 9 (23.08%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (20.51%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
10 1 (2.56%) DBA
10 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) .NET
2 31 (79.49%) CSS
3 29 (74.36%) HTML
4 27 (69.23%) ASP.NET
5 26 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (46.15%) WCF
8 15 (38.46%) jQuery
9 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (25.64%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (25.64%) HTML5
10 10 (25.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (25.64%) Classic ASP
11 9 (23.08%) CSS3
11 9 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (17.95%) Web Services
14 5 (12.82%) XML
14 5 (12.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
1 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) MVC
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) B2B
3 10 (25.64%) CRUD
3 10 (25.64%) Line Management
4 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) RUP
6 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.69%) Document Management
7 2 (5.13%) Content Management
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) ETL
8 1 (2.56%) OOP
8 1 (2.56%) OO
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) SQL
2 28 (71.79%) C#
3 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
4 18 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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