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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 202 349 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.58% 5.45% 6.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.54% 15.37% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 173 314 433
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,900 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
1750 2271 2724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.00% 35.46% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1512 1922 2364
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -23 134 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Cheshire -28 30 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Merseyside +13 21 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Lancashire -8 17 £40,000 +23.07% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 436 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 330 (75.69%) SQL
3 186 (42.66%) Microsoft
4 170 (38.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 169 (38.76%) Finance
6 166 (38.07%) T-SQL
6 166 (38.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 152 (34.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 145 (33.26%) .NET
9 138 (31.65%) C#
10 107 (24.54%) Replication
11 105 (24.08%) Windows
12 101 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
13 99 (22.71%) ASP.NET
14 97 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
15 86 (19.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 71 (16.28%) JavaScript
16 71 (16.28%) High Availability
16 71 (16.28%) SQL Server 2014
17 67 (15.37%) SQL Server 2005
18 65 (14.91%) CSS
19 63 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 62 (14.22%) Data Warehouse
20 62 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
21 61 (13.99%) MVC
22 59 (13.53%) MS Excel
23 58 (13.30%) Degree
24 56 (12.84%) Clustering
25 54 (12.39%) ITIL
26 52 (11.93%) .NET Framework

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 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.67%) IIS
5 15 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (2.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.52%) Skype for Business
8 10 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.83%) Drupal
9 8 (1.83%) GeoServer
10 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.92%) CMS
12 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.46%) Apache
13 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.46%) TWiki
14 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.23%) Kentico
14 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 40 (9.17%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.69%) Line 500
4 1 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.06%) Office 365
4 5 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.46%) GitHub
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.49%) SAN
2 19 (4.36%) Firewall
3 12 (2.75%) DNS
4 11 (2.52%) DHCP
5 10 (2.29%) Internet
5 10 (2.29%) LAN
6 7 (1.61%) Network Security
6 7 (1.61%) WAN
7 5 (1.15%) VPN
8 3 (0.69%) Broadband
8 3 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.69%) HTTP
8 3 (0.69%) PBX
8 3 (0.69%) SNMP
9 2 (0.46%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 170 (38.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 166 (38.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 152 (34.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 86 (19.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 71 (16.28%) SQL Server 2014
7 67 (15.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 62 (14.22%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (10.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 30 (6.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 24 (5.50%) DTS
12 21 (4.82%) QlikView
13 20 (4.59%) NoSQL
14 18 (4.13%) MS Access
15 17 (3.90%) MongoDB
15 17 (3.90%) MySQL
16 16 (3.67%) Relational Database
17 12 (2.75%) OLAP
18 11 (2.52%) OLTP
19 10 (2.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 32 (7.34%) Visual Studio
2 30 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (5.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.15%) Subversion
5 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.92%) NUnit
6 3 (0.69%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.69%) ERwin
6 3 (0.69%) JIRA
6 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.23%) Moq
8 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.23%) Selenium
8 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.23%) tSQLt
General
1 169 (38.76%) Finance
2 31 (7.11%) Banking
3 20 (4.59%) Legal
4 13 (2.98%) Back Office
5 10 (2.29%) Marketing
6 8 (1.83%) Games
6 8 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.61%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 201 (46.10%) Developer
2 127 (29.13%) DBA
3 126 (28.90%) SQL DBA
4 78 (17.89%) .NET Developer
5 74 (16.97%) SQL Server DBA
6 69 (15.83%) SQL Developer
7 61 (13.99%) C# Developer
8 44 (10.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (9.17%) Administrator
10 39 (8.94%) Analyst
11 37 (8.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 35 (8.03%) Senior Developer
13 27 (6.19%) SQL BI Developer
14 25 (5.73%) Lead Developer
15 24 (5.50%) Applications Support
15 24 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (5.28%) Applications Support Analyst
16 23 (5.28%) Senior SQL Developer
16 23 (5.28%) Support Analyst
17 22 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (33.26%) .NET
2 99 (22.71%) ASP.NET
3 65 (14.91%) CSS
4 52 (11.93%) .NET Framework
5 50 (11.47%) HTML
6 49 (11.24%) WCF
7 47 (10.78%) jQuery
8 35 (8.03%) Ajax
9 34 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (7.57%) Web Services
11 26 (5.96%) XML
12 23 (5.28%) AngularJS
13 19 (4.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (2.75%) WPF
16 10 (2.29%) Entity Framework
16 10 (2.29%) HTML5
17 9 (2.06%) J2EE
18 8 (1.83%) ADO
18 8 (1.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (24.54%) Replication
2 62 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (12.84%) Clustering
4 22 (5.05%) Credit Risk
4 22 (5.05%) SWIFT
5 18 (4.13%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.67%) Data Structures
6 16 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.67%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.75%) iPad
8 9 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.61%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.38%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.38%) Symmetrix
10 6 (1.38%) W3C
11 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.15%) Statistics
12 4 (0.92%) User Experience
13 3 (0.69%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.69%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 105 (24.08%) Windows
2 63 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (5.96%) Linux
6 24 (5.50%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.06%) Android
8 8 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.61%) AIX
9 7 (1.61%) CentOS
9 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.46%) Unix
13 2 (0.46%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
2 97 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (16.28%) High Availability
4 61 (13.99%) MVC
5 54 (12.39%) ITIL
6 52 (11.93%) Performance Tuning
7 44 (10.09%) Web Development
8 43 (9.86%) ETL
9 39 (8.94%) Mentoring
10 38 (8.72%) Data Analysis
11 36 (8.26%) Capacity Planning
11 36 (8.26%) Project Management
12 33 (7.57%) Unit Testing
13 32 (7.34%) Change Management
14 31 (7.11%) Performance Monitoring
15 30 (6.88%) Time Management
16 28 (6.42%) Data Modelling
17 26 (5.96%) OO
18 25 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
18 25 (5.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 330 (75.69%) SQL
2 166 (38.07%) T-SQL
3 138 (31.65%) C#
4 71 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.80%) PowerShell
6 29 (6.65%) VB
7 27 (6.19%) VB.NET
8 20 (4.59%) ANSI SQL
9 18 (4.13%) VB6
10 16 (3.67%) C
11 15 (3.44%) VBA
12 13 (2.98%) Java
12 13 (2.98%) PHP
13 11 (2.52%) VBScript
14 9 (2.06%) ActionScript
14 9 (2.06%) Perl
15 2 (0.46%) C++
15 2 (0.46%) Delphi
15 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.46%) VC++
Qualifications
1 58 (13.30%) Degree
2 35 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.67%) ISTQB
3 16 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (3.44%) MCITP
4 15 (3.44%) MCSE
5 13 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (2.75%) CCNA
6 12 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.75%) MCDBA
7 7 (1.61%) A+ Certification
7 7 (1.61%) CCNP
7 7 (1.61%) CISSP
7 7 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (1.61%) HP ASE
7 7 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (1.61%) RHCE
7 7 (1.61%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (1.15%) MCTS
8 5 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.50%) SLA
2 16 (3.67%) QA
3 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.92%) HL7
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (5.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.52%) vSphere
4 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (1.38%) SRDF
6 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.92%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.46%) Firmware
8 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (5.05%) LiteSpeed
2 10 (2.29%) Backup Exec
2 10 (2.29%) HP SIM
2 10 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (2.29%) WSUS
3 6 (1.38%) SCCM
4 4 (0.92%) Kibana
4 4 (0.92%) Perfmon
4 4 (0.92%) SCOM
5 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.69%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.46%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 186 (42.66%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.57%) VMware
3 22 (5.05%) Bloomberg
3 22 (5.05%) Reuters
4 21 (4.82%) Oracle
5 19 (4.36%) Cisco
6 16 (3.67%) Dell
7 15 (3.44%) RedGate
8 14 (3.21%) HP
9 13 (2.98%) Sophos
10 11 (2.52%) IBM
10 11 (2.52%) Remedy
11 10 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (2.29%) Symantec
12 8 (1.83%) ESRI
13 7 (1.61%) GFI Software
13 7 (1.61%) ProCurve
13 7 (1.61%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.61%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.38%) NetApp
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