The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 104 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 166 292 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 4.38% 5.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.60% 12.54% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 155 266 352
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SQL Server 2008
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2184 2329 2808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.36% 34.92% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1877 1982 2356
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £54,500 £50,125
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North West region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the North West

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Manchester -56 99 £42,500 - 27
Cheshire +12 41 £40,000 -4.76% 5
Merseyside -9 12 £37,500 -3.84% 5
Lancashire -3 10 £37,500 +8.69% 3
Cumbria - 3 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 323 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 229 (70.90%) SQL
3 182 (56.35%) Microsoft
4 144 (44.58%) T-SQL
5 139 (43.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 136 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 115 (35.60%) C#
8 114 (35.29%) .NET
8 114 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 99 (30.65%) Business Intelligence
10 87 (26.93%) MS Excel
11 86 (26.63%) Finance
12 78 (24.15%) ASP.NET
13 65 (20.12%) MVC
14 61 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (18.58%) SQL Server 2005
16 59 (18.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 58 (17.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 56 (17.34%) Windows
18 56 (17.34%) Data Warehouse
18 56 (17.34%) ETL
19 52 (16.10%) .NET Framework
20 50 (15.48%) Performance Tuning
20 50 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
20 50 (15.48%) CSS
20 50 (15.48%) JavaScript
21 47 (14.55%) Replication
21 47 (14.55%) PowerShell
22 45 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
22 45 (13.93%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 30 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.95%) IIS
3 15 (4.64%) MS Exchange
4 13 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.86%) CMS
9 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.24%) Drupal
10 4 (1.24%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.31%) SAS
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 87 (26.93%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.67%) MS Office
3 5 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.10%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.24%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.24%) Office 365
5 2 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.12%) SAN
2 17 (5.26%) Firewall
3 15 (4.64%) Internet
4 14 (4.33%) DNS
5 10 (3.10%) NAS
6 5 (1.55%) WAN
6 5 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.24%) LAN
7 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.24%) VoIP
8 3 (0.93%) HTTP
8 3 (0.93%) Wireless
9 2 (0.62%) DHCP
9 2 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.31%) FTP
10 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 139 (43.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 136 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 114 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (18.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 59 (18.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 58 (17.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 56 (17.34%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (8.98%) MySQL
10 25 (7.74%) SQL Server 2000
11 23 (7.12%) NoSQL
12 18 (5.57%) QlikView
13 16 (4.95%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (4.64%) MS Access
14 15 (4.64%) RDBMS
14 15 (4.64%) Relational Database
14 15 (4.64%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (3.72%) Amazon Redshift
15 12 (3.72%) Oracle Database
16 11 (3.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (3.10%) JIRA
5 9 (2.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (2.48%) Subversion
7 5 (1.55%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.93%) NUnit
9 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.31%) ERwin
10 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.31%) tSQLt
General
1 86 (26.63%) Finance
2 18 (5.57%) Billing
3 17 (5.26%) Legal
4 10 (3.10%) Banking
5 9 (2.79%) Law
6 6 (1.86%) Advertising
7 4 (1.24%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) Retail
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 158 (48.92%) Developer
2 94 (29.10%) DBA
3 93 (28.79%) SQL DBA
4 66 (20.43%) .NET Developer
5 60 (18.58%) C# Developer
6 55 (17.03%) SQL Developer
7 45 (13.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (9.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (9.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 29 (8.98%) Analyst
10 28 (8.67%) Senior Developer
10 28 (8.67%) SQL Server DBA
11 26 (8.05%) Administrator
12 23 (7.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 22 (6.81%) Support Analyst
14 19 (5.88%) Applications Support
14 19 (5.88%) Senior DBA
14 19 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
14 19 (5.88%) Web Developer
15 18 (5.57%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (35.29%) .NET
2 78 (24.15%) ASP.NET
3 52 (16.10%) .NET Framework
4 50 (15.48%) CSS
5 45 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (13.93%) Web Services
6 39 (12.07%) WCF
7 34 (10.53%) jQuery
8 33 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (7.74%) HTML
10 21 (6.50%) Entity Framework
11 13 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (3.72%) Ajax
12 12 (3.72%) AngularJS
12 12 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (3.72%) JSON
12 12 (3.72%) WPF
12 12 (3.72%) XML
13 9 (2.79%) REST
14 8 (2.48%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (14.55%) Replication
3 20 (6.19%) Clustering
4 19 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.95%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.10%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.17%) iPad
9 6 (1.86%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.86%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.86%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.55%) Symmetrix
10 5 (1.55%) User Experience
11 4 (1.24%) Data Extraction
11 4 (1.24%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.93%) Statistics
13 1 (0.31%) FMCG
13 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.34%) Windows
2 28 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (7.74%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.10%) Linux
7 5 (1.55%) Unix
8 4 (1.24%) AIX
8 4 (1.24%) Android
8 4 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (1.24%) Solaris
9 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.93%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (30.65%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (20.12%) MVC
3 61 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (17.34%) ETL
5 50 (15.48%) Performance Tuning
6 40 (12.38%) Web Development
7 37 (11.46%) High Availability
8 31 (9.60%) ITIL
9 25 (7.74%) CRM
9 25 (7.74%) Software Engineering
9 25 (7.74%) TDD
10 24 (7.43%) Mentoring
11 23 (7.12%) SDLC
11 23 (7.12%) Unit Testing
12 20 (6.19%) Scrum
13 19 (5.88%) Data Modelling
14 18 (5.57%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.26%) DevOps
15 17 (5.26%) Migration
16 16 (4.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 229 (70.90%) SQL
2 144 (44.58%) T-SQL
3 115 (35.60%) C#
4 50 (15.48%) JavaScript
5 47 (14.55%) PowerShell
6 30 (9.29%) VBA
7 20 (6.19%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.48%) VB
9 6 (1.86%) ANSI SQL
9 6 (1.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.55%) PHP
11 4 (1.24%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.24%) Java
11 4 (1.24%) Perl
11 4 (1.24%) VB6
11 4 (1.24%) VBScript
12 2 (0.62%) C
12 2 (0.62%) Delphi
13 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.31%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (8.98%) Degree
2 20 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.17%) MCSE
4 6 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.24%) MCITP
6 4 (1.24%) NCIE
7 2 (0.62%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MCPD
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (3.72%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.62%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.64%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (4.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.10%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.55%) vSphere
7 2 (0.62%) XenApp
8 1 (0.31%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 10 (3.10%) SCOM
2 7 (2.17%) LiteSpeed
3 5 (1.55%) WMI
4 4 (1.24%) Kibana
5 2 (0.62%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.62%) WSUS
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.31%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 182 (56.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.53%) VMware
3 21 (6.50%) Oracle
4 16 (4.95%) HP
5 15 (4.64%) Remedy
6 11 (3.41%) NetApp
6 11 (3.41%) Tableau
7 9 (2.79%) IBM
7 9 (2.79%) iManage
7 9 (2.79%) Talend
8 8 (2.48%) PayPal
9 7 (2.17%) Cisco
9 7 (2.17%) Cognos
9 7 (2.17%) RedGate
10 6 (1.86%) Bloomberg
10 6 (1.86%) Reuters
10 6 (1.86%) SAP
11 5 (1.55%) Avaya
11 5 (1.55%) EMC
11 5 (1.55%) Hyperion
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Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Comp Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
CMJ Consultancy
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northenden, Manchester,
Woodman Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + flexi-time +33 days holidays+ more
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hall Goddard LTD
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester City Centre
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Wirral, Merseyside
AdviserPlus Business Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Chorley
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Manchester
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