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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 57 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.85% 1.56% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.87% 4.14% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 10
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,250 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
226 169 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.98% 37.64% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 167 127 177
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,625
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -10 8 £37,500 -8.53% 3
Southport +10 2 £37,500 -3.84%
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (57.14%) Finance
5 14 (50.00%) Windows
6 13 (46.43%) SQL
6 13 (46.43%) ITIL
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
7 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
8 10 (35.71%) Change Management
8 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (35.71%) Data Analysis
8 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (32.14%) Time Management
9 9 (32.14%) SWIFT
9 9 (32.14%) Wealth Management
9 9 (32.14%) Credit Risk
9 9 (32.14%) Banking
9 9 (32.14%) SLA
9 9 (32.14%) CRM
9 9 (32.14%) Reuters
9 9 (32.14%) Bloomberg
10 8 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (25.00%) Remedy
11 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 7 (25.00%) ETL
11 7 (25.00%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) Big Data
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
8 1 (3.57%) GIS
8 1 (3.57%) MS Access
8 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
8 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Applications Support
2 9 (32.14%) Applications Support Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Support Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) ICT Support
5 6 (21.43%) IT Support
6 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 3 (10.71%) Assistant IT Manager
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) ICT Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) ICT Assistant
6 3 (10.71%) ICT Support Technician
6 3 (10.71%) IT Technician
6 3 (10.71%) Network Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) MDX
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
2 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (32.14%) Credit Risk
3 9 (32.14%) SWIFT
4 3 (10.71%) Replication
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (35.71%) Change Management
2 10 (35.71%) Data Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) CRM
3 9 (32.14%) Time Management
3 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Wealth Management
4 7 (25.00%) ETL
5 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (21.43%) Information Security
6 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Line Management
9 2 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.71%) C
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) MCITP
2 6 (21.43%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Bloomberg
2 9 (32.14%) Reuters
3 8 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (25.00%) Remedy
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) Avaya
5 6 (21.43%) Dell
5 6 (21.43%) HP
5 6 (21.43%) SonicWALL
5 6 (21.43%) Sophos
6 5 (17.86%) IBM
6 5 (17.86%) Informatica
6 5 (17.86%) SAP
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Greenplum
8 1 (3.57%) Telerik
8 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.57%) TOWER Software
8 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
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