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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / North West
Rank 114 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 152 227 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.56% 4.10% 4.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.34% 13.00% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 130 196 303
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
2070 1746 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.91% 31.55% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 1528 1994
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -35 113 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Cheshire -14 18 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Merseyside -20 11 £35,750 +10.00% 3
Lancashire -10 8 £35,000 +5.26%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 329 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 244 (74.16%) SQL
3 177 (53.80%) Microsoft
4 154 (46.81%) .NET
5 143 (43.47%) C#
6 135 (41.03%) T-SQL
7 122 (37.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 104 (31.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 96 (29.18%) ASP.NET
10 94 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 92 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
12 86 (26.14%) MVC
13 83 (25.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 73 (22.19%) MS Excel
15 66 (20.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 63 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
17 62 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
18 61 (18.54%) .NET Framework
19 59 (17.93%) Windows
20 57 (17.33%) Web Services
21 55 (16.72%) Data Warehouse
21 55 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC
22 52 (15.81%) Visual Studio
23 51 (15.50%) HTML
24 49 (14.89%) CSS
24 49 (14.89%) ETL
25 48 (14.59%) WCF
26 46 (13.98%) XML
27 44 (13.37%) jQuery
28 42 (12.77%) Finance

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 29 (8.81%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.60%) IIS
3 17 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.61%) CMS
8 2 (0.61%) SAS
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 73 (22.19%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.91%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (3.95%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.43%) Office 365
4 8 (2.43%) SaaS
5 7 (2.13%) IaaS
5 7 (2.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.08%) SAN
2 18 (5.47%) Firewall
3 16 (4.86%) DNS
3 16 (4.86%) Internet
4 13 (3.95%) NAS
5 12 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (3.34%) LAN
6 11 (3.34%) WAN
7 7 (2.13%) VPN
8 3 (0.91%) DHCP
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.30%) GPRS
9 1 (0.30%) GSM
9 1 (0.30%) HTTP
9 1 (0.30%) Network Security
9 1 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.30%) SNMP
9 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.30%) VoIP
9 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 122 (37.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 104 (31.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (25.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (20.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (19.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 55 (16.72%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (11.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 30 (9.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 29 (8.81%) SQL Server 2016
11 28 (8.51%) MySQL
12 17 (5.17%) NoSQL
13 15 (4.56%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (4.26%) OLTP
14 14 (4.26%) Relational Database
15 13 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (3.65%) Hadoop
17 11 (3.34%) Big Data
18 9 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
18 9 (2.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 52 (15.81%) Visual Studio
2 38 (11.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (6.08%) JIRA
4 18 (5.47%) Subversion
5 12 (3.65%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.34%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (2.74%) NUnit
8 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.30%) NuGet
12 1 (0.30%) Selenium
12 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (12.77%) Finance
2 20 (6.08%) Legal
3 11 (3.34%) Billing
3 11 (3.34%) Games
4 9 (2.74%) Law
5 7 (2.13%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.82%) Advertising
6 6 (1.82%) Marketing
7 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (56.53%) Developer
2 89 (27.05%) .NET Developer
3 84 (25.53%) DBA
4 83 (25.23%) SQL DBA
5 71 (21.58%) C# Developer
6 53 (16.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (14.29%) SQL Developer
8 44 (13.37%) Senior Developer
9 33 (10.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (8.21%) Senior .NET Developer
11 26 (7.90%) Senior C# Developer
12 24 (7.29%) Administrator
12 24 (7.29%) Senior DBA
12 24 (7.29%) Senior SQL DBA
13 23 (6.99%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 22 (6.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (6.38%) Analyst
15 21 (6.38%) SQL Server DBA
16 20 (6.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 17 (5.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (46.81%) .NET
2 96 (29.18%) ASP.NET
3 61 (18.54%) .NET Framework
4 57 (17.33%) Web Services
5 55 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (15.50%) HTML
7 49 (14.89%) CSS
8 48 (14.59%) WCF
9 46 (13.98%) XML
10 44 (13.37%) jQuery
11 38 (11.55%) Ajax
12 31 (9.42%) Entity Framework
13 27 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (6.99%) JSON
15 20 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 19 (5.78%) REST
17 17 (5.17%) Ninject
18 16 (4.86%) AngularJS
19 15 (4.56%) XSLT
20 14 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.81%) iPad
3 24 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 20 (6.08%) Replication
6 14 (4.26%) Clustering
6 14 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.65%) Data Extraction
8 10 (3.04%) Statistics
9 7 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.82%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.82%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.52%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.61%) Fintech
14 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
14 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
14 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (17.93%) Windows
2 25 (7.60%) Windows Server
2 25 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.74%) Data ONTAP
5 7 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.82%) Linux
7 4 (1.22%) Unix
8 3 (0.91%) Android
8 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.91%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
3 86 (26.14%) MVC
4 62 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
5 49 (14.89%) ETL
6 40 (12.16%) Web Development
7 39 (11.85%) High Availability
8 32 (9.73%) Software Engineering
9 29 (8.81%) ITIL
10 27 (8.21%) DevOps
10 27 (8.21%) TDD
11 26 (7.90%) Scrum
12 25 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (7.29%) Data Modelling
14 18 (5.47%) CRM
14 18 (5.47%) Integration Testing
14 18 (5.47%) Problem Management
15 17 (5.17%) Dependency Injection
16 16 (4.86%) Migration
16 16 (4.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 244 (74.16%) SQL
2 143 (43.47%) C#
3 135 (41.03%) T-SQL
4 36 (10.94%) JavaScript
5 33 (10.03%) PowerShell
6 29 (8.81%) VB.NET
7 16 (4.86%) VBA
8 5 (1.52%) PHP
9 4 (1.22%) VB
10 3 (0.91%) C
11 2 (0.61%) Java
11 2 (0.61%) VB6
12 1 (0.30%) C++
12 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.30%) Perl
12 1 (0.30%) Python
12 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (9.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (7.90%) Degree
3 15 (4.56%) MCSE
4 9 (2.74%) NCIE
4 9 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.13%) MCSA
6 5 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.08%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.34%) SLA
4 8 (2.43%) QA
System Software
1 25 (7.60%) Hyper-V
2 22 (6.69%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.95%) VMware ESX
6 11 (3.34%) vSphere
7 5 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.22%) XenApp
9 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.95%) SCOM
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (1.52%) SCDPM
3 3 (0.91%) SCCM
3 3 (0.91%) WMI
4 2 (0.61%) LiteSpeed
4 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.61%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.61%) Puppet
4 2 (0.61%) WSUS
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.30%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 177 (53.80%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.73%) VMware
3 17 (5.17%) PayPal
4 16 (4.86%) HP
5 13 (3.95%) NetApp
6 11 (3.34%) Talend
7 9 (2.74%) Oracle
8 7 (2.13%) Cisco
9 6 (1.82%) Cognos
10 5 (1.52%) Citrix
10 5 (1.52%) EqualLogic
10 5 (1.52%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.52%) iManage
10 5 (1.52%) Tableau
11 4 (1.22%) SAP
12 3 (0.91%) Telerik
12 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.61%) Google
13 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.61%) TOWER Software
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Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000, 4% Pension, Flexible Working / Home Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Car, pension, heath care.
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Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
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Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
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