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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 30 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.33% 4.57% 9.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.04% 11.36% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 60
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
199 264 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.06% 40.18% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 172 249 249
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 September 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 17 September 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 - 11 £45,000 - 3
Liverpool -15 2 £37,500 +15.38% 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 17 September 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (86.67%) SQL
3 22 (73.33%) C#
3 22 (73.33%) T-SQL
3 22 (73.33%) .NET
4 21 (70.00%) HTML
5 20 (66.67%) CSS
6 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
6 17 (56.67%) jQuery
7 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (36.67%) MVC
9 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (33.33%) Classic ASP
10 10 (33.33%) XML
10 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (33.33%) HTML5
10 10 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (30.00%) SOAP
11 9 (30.00%) CSS3
11 9 (30.00%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (26.67%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Web Developer
3 12 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (26.67%) C# Web Developer
5 8 (26.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (20.00%) Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Report Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Programmer
9 1 (3.33%) Administrator
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) HTML
3 20 (66.67%) CSS
4 17 (56.67%) jQuery
4 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
5 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (33.33%) Classic ASP
6 10 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (33.33%) HTML5
6 10 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (30.00%) CSS3
7 9 (30.00%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (30.00%) SOAP
8 8 (26.67%) Web Services
8 8 (26.67%) WCF
9 7 (23.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Database Security
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 22 (73.33%) T-SQL
2 22 (73.33%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wirral
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Merseyside
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Wirral
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago