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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 89 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 163 289 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.91% 4.57% 5.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.16% 12.71% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 140 264 316
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1779 2273 2481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.75% 35.97% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1945 2114
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,525 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -34 97 £40,000 - 14
Cheshire -9 31 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Lancashire +6 16 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Merseyside +6 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cumbria +1 3 £42,500 +46.55% 3
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 405 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 291 (71.85%) SQL
3 184 (45.43%) Microsoft
4 164 (40.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 163 (40.25%) T-SQL
6 161 (39.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 159 (39.26%) Finance
8 144 (35.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 135 (33.33%) C#
10 133 (32.84%) .NET
11 103 (25.43%) Business Intelligence
12 91 (22.47%) Replication
13 88 (21.73%) ASP.NET
14 85 (20.99%) Windows
15 81 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
16 75 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 74 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
18 67 (16.54%) SQL Server 2005
19 66 (16.30%) MVC
19 66 (16.30%) MS Excel
19 66 (16.30%) JavaScript
20 65 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
21 63 (15.56%) CSS
21 63 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (15.06%) High Availability
23 52 (12.84%) Clustering
23 52 (12.84%) Degree
24 51 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
24 51 (12.59%) ETL
25 50 (12.35%) WCF

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 28 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.98%) Drupal
7 8 (1.98%) GeoServer
7 8 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.98%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.48%) CMS
8 6 (1.48%) IIS
9 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Kentico
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.25%) TWiki
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.89%) MS Office
3 8 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.72%) Office 365
4 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.49%) GitHub
8 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.42%) SAN
2 14 (3.46%) Firewall
3 8 (1.98%) LAN
4 6 (1.48%) Internet
5 5 (1.23%) DNS
5 5 (1.23%) Network Security
6 4 (0.99%) DHCP
6 4 (0.99%) WAN
7 3 (0.74%) HTTP
7 3 (0.74%) VoIP
8 2 (0.49%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.49%) SNMP
8 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.25%) VPN
9 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 164 (40.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 161 (39.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 144 (35.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 81 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 75 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 67 (16.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 65 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (7.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 28 (6.91%) MS Access
10 28 (6.91%) QlikView
11 27 (6.67%) NoSQL
12 24 (5.93%) DTS
13 22 (5.43%) MongoDB
13 22 (5.43%) MySQL
14 21 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (4.44%) Relational Database
16 12 (2.96%) Neo4j
17 11 (2.72%) GIS
18 8 (1.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (7.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 27 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.99%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.99%) JIRA
6 3 (0.74%) ERwin
6 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.49%) tSQLt
8 1 (0.25%) Moq
8 1 (0.25%) NUnit
8 1 (0.25%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 159 (39.26%) Finance
2 31 (7.65%) Banking
3 23 (5.68%) Legal
4 10 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.22%) Games
6 7 (1.73%) Back Office
6 7 (1.73%) Billing
6 7 (1.73%) Law
7 6 (1.48%) Marketing
8 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 204 (50.37%) Developer
2 109 (26.91%) DBA
3 107 (26.42%) SQL DBA
4 79 (19.51%) .NET Developer
5 67 (16.54%) C# Developer
6 63 (15.56%) SQL Developer
7 53 (13.09%) SQL Server DBA
8 46 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 39 (9.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 35 (8.64%) Analyst
11 33 (8.15%) Administrator
12 30 (7.41%) Senior Developer
13 27 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (6.17%) Web Developer
15 24 (5.93%) .NET Web Developer
16 23 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (5.43%) Applications Support
17 22 (5.43%) Lead Developer
17 22 (5.43%) Support Analyst
18 21 (5.19%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (32.84%) .NET
2 88 (21.73%) ASP.NET
3 63 (15.56%) CSS
4 50 (12.35%) .NET Framework
4 50 (12.35%) WCF
5 45 (11.11%) jQuery
6 44 (10.86%) Web Services
7 42 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (8.89%) HTML
9 25 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (5.93%) Ajax
11 15 (3.70%) AngularJS
11 15 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (3.70%) XML
12 12 (2.96%) WPF
13 11 (2.72%) JSON
14 10 (2.47%) Entity Framework
15 9 (2.22%) J2EE
16 8 (1.98%) CSS3
16 8 (1.98%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 91 (22.47%) Replication
2 63 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (12.84%) Clustering
4 21 (5.19%) Credit Risk
4 21 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.19%) SWIFT
5 19 (4.69%) Data Structures
6 15 (3.70%) iPad
7 14 (3.46%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.72%) Mathematics
9 10 (2.47%) Symmetrix
10 6 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.48%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.23%) User Experience
11 5 (1.23%) W3C
12 3 (0.74%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 85 (20.99%) Windows
2 51 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (5.93%) Windows Server
6 20 (4.94%) Linux
7 7 (1.73%) Android
8 6 (1.48%) AIX
9 5 (1.23%) CentOS
9 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.99%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.74%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.49%) Unix
13 1 (0.25%) Solaris
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (25.43%) Business Intelligence
2 74 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (16.30%) MVC
4 61 (15.06%) High Availability
5 51 (12.59%) ETL
6 49 (12.10%) ITIL
7 48 (11.85%) Performance Tuning
8 46 (11.36%) Web Development
9 38 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 36 (8.89%) Data Analysis
11 35 (8.64%) Unit Testing
12 31 (7.65%) Time Management
13 30 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
14 27 (6.67%) Project Management
15 26 (6.42%) CRM
16 25 (6.17%) Change Management
16 25 (6.17%) Data Modelling
16 25 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
16 25 (6.17%) SDLC
17 22 (5.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 291 (71.85%) SQL
2 163 (40.25%) T-SQL
3 135 (33.33%) C#
4 66 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 35 (8.64%) PowerShell
6 27 (6.67%) VB
7 25 (6.17%) VBA
8 19 (4.69%) VB6
9 17 (4.20%) ANSI SQL
10 15 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.72%) C
12 10 (2.47%) Java
12 10 (2.47%) VBScript
13 9 (2.22%) ActionScript
13 9 (2.22%) Perl
13 9 (2.22%) PHP
14 7 (1.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.49%) C++
15 2 (0.49%) Delphi
15 2 (0.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 52 (12.84%) Degree
2 25 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.21%) MCSE
4 12 (2.96%) MCITP
5 11 (2.72%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.73%) MCDBA
8 6 (1.48%) CCNA
8 6 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.23%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.23%) CCNP
9 5 (1.23%) CISSP
9 5 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.23%) HP ASE
9 5 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.23%) RHCE
9 5 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.43%) SLA
2 9 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.98%) QA
4 4 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.48%) SRDF
3 6 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.23%) vSphere
5 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (4.20%) LiteSpeed
2 7 (1.73%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.73%) HP SIM
2 7 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (1.73%) WSUS
3 4 (0.99%) Kibana
4 3 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.49%) SCCM
5 2 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.49%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.25%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 184 (45.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.91%) VMware
3 23 (5.68%) Oracle
4 22 (5.43%) Remedy
5 21 (5.19%) Bloomberg
5 21 (5.19%) Reuters
6 17 (4.20%) IBM
6 17 (4.20%) RedGate
7 14 (3.46%) HP
8 13 (3.21%) Cisco
8 13 (3.21%) Dell
8 13 (3.21%) Sophos
9 12 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.47%) EMC
11 9 (2.22%) Tableau
12 8 (1.98%) ESRI
13 7 (1.73%) Cognos
13 7 (1.73%) Symantec
14 6 (1.48%) Avaya
14 6 (1.48%) SonicWALL
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