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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / North West
Rank 133 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 123 229 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 4.11% 5.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.08% 13.03% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 103 192 335
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,554
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
2022 1758 2294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.97% 31.53% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 1528 1992
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -47 95 £37,500 - 16
Cheshire -9 14 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Lancashire -17 6 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Merseyside -37 6 £35,750 +10.00%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 327 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 235 (71.87%) SQL
3 173 (52.91%) .NET
4 170 (51.99%) Microsoft
5 161 (49.24%) C#
6 121 (37.00%) T-SQL
7 110 (33.64%) ASP.NET
8 109 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 106 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (29.05%) MVC
11 90 (27.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 82 (25.08%) Business Intelligence
13 73 (22.32%) SQL Server 2012
14 71 (21.71%) .NET Framework
15 69 (21.10%) SQL Server 2005
16 68 (20.80%) Web Services
17 64 (19.57%) MS Excel
18 63 (19.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 62 (18.96%) Windows
20 59 (18.04%) HTML
20 59 (18.04%) ASP.NET MVC
21 57 (17.43%) Visual Studio
22 56 (17.13%) Performance Tuning
23 55 (16.82%) WCF
23 55 (16.82%) XML
24 51 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
24 51 (15.60%) jQuery
25 50 (15.29%) CSS
26 44 (13.46%) Ajax
27 43 (13.15%) ETL

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 25 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.03%) IIS
3 15 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.59%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.22%) CMS
7 4 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.92%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.92%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.61%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 64 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.06%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.45%) Office 365
4 8 (2.45%) SaaS
5 7 (2.14%) IaaS
5 7 (2.14%) PaaS
6 3 (0.92%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.20%) SAN
2 14 (4.28%) Firewall
3 12 (3.67%) DNS
3 12 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (3.36%) Internet
4 11 (3.36%) LAN
4 11 (3.36%) WAN
5 10 (3.06%) NAS
6 7 (2.14%) VPN
7 2 (0.61%) DHCP
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.31%) GPRS
8 1 (0.31%) GSM
8 1 (0.31%) Network Security
8 1 (0.31%) SNMP
8 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 109 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (27.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (22.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 69 (21.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 63 (19.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 51 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (9.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 32 (9.79%) SQL Server 2016
9 31 (9.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 29 (8.87%) MySQL
11 16 (4.89%) Hadoop
12 15 (4.59%) Big Data
12 15 (4.59%) NoSQL
13 14 (4.28%) MS Access
13 14 (4.28%) Relational Database
14 12 (3.67%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (3.36%) OLTP
16 9 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (17.43%) Visual Studio
2 37 (11.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (6.42%) JIRA
4 18 (5.50%) Subversion
5 15 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.36%) NUnit
7 9 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (1.53%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.22%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.61%) Selenium
12 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.31%) MSTest
13 1 (0.31%) NuGet
13 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (12.23%) Finance
2 23 (7.03%) Legal
3 12 (3.67%) Games
4 7 (2.14%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.83%) Billing
5 6 (1.83%) Marketing
6 5 (1.53%) Advertising
6 5 (1.53%) Law
7 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 205 (62.69%) Developer
2 101 (30.89%) .NET Developer
3 78 (23.85%) C# Developer
4 68 (20.80%) DBA
5 67 (20.49%) SQL DBA
6 58 (17.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 48 (14.68%) Senior Developer
8 45 (13.76%) SQL Developer
9 38 (11.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (8.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 27 (8.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 25 (7.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (7.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 21 (6.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 21 (6.42%) Senior DBA
14 21 (6.42%) Senior SQL DBA
15 20 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 18 (5.50%) Administrator
17 17 (5.20%) Junior
17 17 (5.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (52.91%) .NET
2 110 (33.64%) ASP.NET
3 71 (21.71%) .NET Framework
4 68 (20.80%) Web Services
5 59 (18.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (18.04%) HTML
6 55 (16.82%) WCF
6 55 (16.82%) XML
7 51 (15.60%) jQuery
8 50 (15.29%) CSS
9 44 (13.46%) Ajax
10 32 (9.79%) Entity Framework
11 28 (8.56%) JSON
12 25 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 19 (5.81%) REST
15 17 (5.20%) AngularJS
15 17 (5.20%) Ninject
15 17 (5.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (4.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.40%) iPad
2 31 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 22 (6.73%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.59%) Clustering
5 15 (4.59%) Replication
6 7 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.83%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.61%) Fintech
11 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.96%) Windows
2 25 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (7.03%) Windows Server
4 21 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.75%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (2.14%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.53%) Linux
8 3 (0.92%) Android
8 3 (0.92%) Unix
8 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (29.05%) MVC
3 82 (25.08%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (17.13%) Performance Tuning
5 43 (13.15%) ETL
6 38 (11.62%) Web Development
7 32 (9.79%) High Availability
8 31 (9.48%) Software Engineering
9 30 (9.17%) DevOps
10 28 (8.56%) TDD
11 27 (8.26%) ITIL
12 26 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (7.65%) Scrum
14 21 (6.42%) Data Modelling
15 19 (5.81%) CRM
15 19 (5.81%) Problem Management
16 18 (5.50%) Integration Testing
17 17 (5.20%) Dependency Injection
17 17 (5.20%) Web Application Development
18 16 (4.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 235 (71.87%) SQL
2 161 (49.24%) C#
3 121 (37.00%) T-SQL
4 38 (11.62%) JavaScript
5 30 (9.17%) VB.NET
6 23 (7.03%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.28%) VBA
8 5 (1.53%) PHP
9 4 (1.22%) VB
10 3 (0.92%) C
11 2 (0.61%) Java
11 2 (0.61%) VB6
12 1 (0.31%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
12 1 (0.31%) Python
12 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (8.26%) Degree
3 15 (4.59%) MCSE
4 9 (2.75%) NCIE
4 9 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.14%) MCSA
6 2 (0.61%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.20%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.36%) SLA
4 9 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 24 (7.34%) Hyper-V
2 20 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.36%) vSphere
5 10 (3.06%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.92%) XenApp
7 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (3.06%) SCOM
2 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (1.53%) SCDPM
3 3 (0.92%) SCCM
4 2 (0.61%) LiteSpeed
4 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.61%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.61%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.31%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Sentry
5 1 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.31%) WMI
5 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 170 (51.99%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.95%) VMware
3 17 (5.20%) PayPal
4 12 (3.67%) NetApp
5 11 (3.36%) HP
6 10 (3.06%) Oracle
7 6 (1.83%) Cisco
7 6 (1.83%) Tableau
7 6 (1.83%) Talend
8 5 (1.53%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.53%) SAP
9 4 (1.22%) Citrix
9 4 (1.22%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.22%) Telerik
10 3 (0.92%) Cognos
10 3 (0.92%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.61%) IBM
11 2 (0.61%) IDERA
11 2 (0.61%) RedGate
11 2 (0.61%) TOWER Software
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