The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.37% 0.91% 3.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 2.27% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
56 44 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 38.36% 40.00% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 45
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northern Ireland region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 2 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Advertising
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Support
5 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) COM+
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft