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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 42 22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.19% 7.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.28% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 12
Median salary - £34,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +29.24%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
37 61 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.08% 36.31% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 43
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £50,000
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 Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Support
1 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy