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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.72% 7.41% 3.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.72% 19.72% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 4
Average salary £18,500 £26,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.18% -30.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
58 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.73% 37.57% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 42
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £26,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 3 July 2015. 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 -7 1 £18,500 -30.18%
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Sencha
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) CRUD
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Ext JS
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) CRUD
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sencha