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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 106 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 151 295 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.46% 4.48% 4.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.43% 12.93% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 134 267 299
Median salary £38,500 £42,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
2033 2281 2724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.09% 34.64% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1756 1932 2246
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -66 78 £39,250 -7.64% 14
Cheshire +14 43 £38,000 -9.52% 5
Lancashire -9 14 £40,000 +15.94% 2
Merseyside -10 10 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cumbria - 5 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 326 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 232 (71.17%) SQL
3 172 (52.76%) Microsoft
4 143 (43.87%) T-SQL
4 143 (43.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 143 (43.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 118 (36.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 115 (35.28%) C#
7 110 (33.74%) .NET
8 104 (31.90%) Finance
9 98 (30.06%) Business Intelligence
10 87 (26.69%) MS Excel
11 77 (23.62%) ASP.NET
12 71 (21.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 66 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (19.63%) MVC
14 64 (19.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 61 (18.71%) Replication
15 61 (18.71%) Windows
16 59 (18.10%) JavaScript
17 57 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
18 55 (16.87%) CSS
18 55 (16.87%) SQL Server 2005
19 54 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
20 53 (16.26%) ETL
21 50 (15.34%) Web Development
22 49 (15.03%) .NET Framework
23 48 (14.72%) High Availability
24 46 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC
24 46 (14.11%) 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 30 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.99%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.45%) IIS
5 6 (1.84%) Drupal
5 6 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.84%) GeoServer
6 5 (1.53%) CMS
6 5 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 87 (26.69%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.59%) MS Office
3 6 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.45%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.45%) Office 365
5 4 (1.23%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.61%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.75%) SAN
2 18 (5.52%) Firewall
3 12 (3.68%) Internet
4 11 (3.37%) DNS
5 7 (2.15%) NAS
6 4 (1.23%) HTTP
6 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.92%) VoIP
7 3 (0.92%) Wireless
8 2 (0.61%) DHCP
8 2 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.61%) WAN
8 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.31%) FTP
9 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.31%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.31%) LAN
9 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 143 (43.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 143 (43.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 118 (36.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 71 (21.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 64 (19.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 57 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (16.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (8.90%) MySQL
9 28 (8.59%) NoSQL
10 25 (7.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (5.21%) MongoDB
11 17 (5.21%) MS Access
11 17 (5.21%) Relational Database
12 16 (4.91%) Crystal Reports
12 16 (4.91%) QlikView
13 14 (4.29%) DTS
13 14 (4.29%) RDBMS
14 13 (3.99%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (3.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (4.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 15 (4.60%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (2.15%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.61%) ERwin
7 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.61%) JIRA
8 1 (0.31%) Moq
8 1 (0.31%) NUnit
8 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.31%) tSQLt
General
1 104 (31.90%) Finance
2 18 (5.52%) Legal
3 16 (4.91%) Billing
4 14 (4.29%) Banking
5 10 (3.07%) Law
6 7 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.53%) Games
8 4 (1.23%) Advertising
8 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 150 (46.01%) Developer
2 100 (30.67%) DBA
3 99 (30.37%) SQL DBA
4 61 (18.71%) .NET Developer
5 60 (18.40%) C# Developer
6 50 (15.34%) SQL Developer
7 42 (12.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 37 (11.35%) SQL Server DBA
9 31 (9.51%) Analyst
10 29 (8.90%) Administrator
11 27 (8.28%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (8.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (7.98%) Web Developer
13 25 (7.67%) .NET Web Developer
14 23 (7.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 23 (7.06%) C# Web Developer
15 22 (6.75%) Support Analyst
16 21 (6.44%) Software Developer
17 20 (6.13%) Senior Developer
18 19 (5.83%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (33.74%) .NET
2 77 (23.62%) ASP.NET
3 55 (16.87%) CSS
4 49 (15.03%) .NET Framework
5 46 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (14.11%) WCF
6 42 (12.88%) Web Services
7 38 (11.66%) jQuery
8 29 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (7.67%) HTML
10 16 (4.91%) Ajax
11 15 (4.60%) Entity Framework
12 12 (3.68%) AngularJS
12 12 (3.68%) JSON
13 11 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (3.37%) WPF
13 11 (3.37%) XML
14 9 (2.76%) WinForms
15 8 (2.45%) MDX
16 7 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.71%) Replication
2 54 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (10.74%) Clustering
4 17 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.91%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.37%) iPad
7 9 (2.76%) Credit Risk
7 9 (2.76%) SWIFT
8 8 (2.45%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.84%) Symmetrix
11 5 (1.53%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.53%) User Experience
12 3 (0.92%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.61%) CLARiiON
13 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.71%) Windows
2 30 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (7.98%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.60%) Linux
5 15 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.84%) Unix
7 4 (1.23%) AIX
7 4 (1.23%) Android
7 4 (1.23%) Solaris
8 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.92%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.06%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (19.63%) MVC
4 53 (16.26%) ETL
5 50 (15.34%) Web Development
6 48 (14.72%) High Availability
7 43 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
8 37 (11.35%) ITIL
9 31 (9.51%) Mentoring
10 30 (9.20%) Unit Testing
11 28 (8.59%) SDLC
12 25 (7.67%) Software Engineering
13 23 (7.06%) CRM
13 23 (7.06%) E-Commerce
14 22 (6.75%) Data Modelling
15 20 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
16 19 (5.83%) Coaching
17 18 (5.52%) Data Analysis
18 16 (4.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 232 (71.17%) SQL
2 143 (43.87%) T-SQL
3 115 (35.28%) C#
4 59 (18.10%) JavaScript
5 43 (13.19%) PowerShell
6 28 (8.59%) VBA
7 12 (3.68%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.37%) ANSI SQL
9 10 (3.07%) VB
10 8 (2.45%) Java
11 7 (2.15%) ActionScript
11 7 (2.15%) Perl
11 7 (2.15%) PHP
11 7 (2.15%) VB6
12 6 (1.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (1.23%) VBScript
14 3 (0.92%) C
15 2 (0.61%) C++
15 2 (0.61%) Delphi
15 2 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (10.43%) Degree
2 17 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.15%) MCITP
4 6 (1.84%) MCSE
4 6 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.92%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.61%) 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 13 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.68%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.76%) SLA
4 5 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.23%) QA
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.15%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.61%) SRDF
6 2 (0.61%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.45%) LiteSpeed
1 8 (2.45%) SCOM
2 4 (1.23%) Kibana
2 4 (1.23%) WMI
3 2 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.61%) WSUS
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.31%) MobiControl
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 172 (52.76%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.90%) VMware
3 22 (6.75%) Oracle
4 17 (5.21%) Remedy
5 15 (4.60%) HP
6 12 (3.68%) RedGate
7 10 (3.07%) Tableau
8 9 (2.76%) Bloomberg
8 9 (2.76%) IBM
8 9 (2.76%) iManage
8 9 (2.76%) Reuters
9 8 (2.45%) Avaya
9 8 (2.45%) Cognos
9 8 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.15%) Cisco
10 7 (2.15%) Dell
10 7 (2.15%) Talend
11 6 (1.84%) EMC
11 6 (1.84%) NetApp
11 6 (1.84%) SonicWALL
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