The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 25 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.35% 4.01% 8.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.79% 8.93% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 56
Average salary £33,750 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
221 280 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.59% 44.87% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 185 262 231
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
North West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Liverpool -9 10 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Wirral - 5 £45,000 - 2
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (80.00%) SQL
3 21 (70.00%) .NET
4 18 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (60.00%) C#
5 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (46.67%) HTML
6 14 (46.67%) XML
6 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 14 (46.67%) CSS
7 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (40.00%) SOAP
9 11 (36.67%) Web Services
9 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
9 11 (36.67%) jQuery
10 9 (30.00%) WCF
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 8 (26.67%) Ajax
12 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (23.33%) MVC
13 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.67%) XSLT
13 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
13 5 (16.67%) Refactoring
13 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.00%) MS Access
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.33%) SQLite
9 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (3.33%) MySQL
9 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 14 (46.67%) XML
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 14 (46.67%) CSS
3 12 (40.00%) SOAP
4 11 (36.67%) Web Services
4 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
4 11 (36.67%) jQuery
5 9 (30.00%) WCF
6 8 (26.67%) Ajax
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.67%) XSLT
8 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) OOP
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Memory Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Database Security
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) SQL
2 18 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 18 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.00%) XPath
5 3 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago