The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.48% 3.37% 4.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.06% 13.67% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 27
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £38,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
222 139 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.31% 24.65% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 200 129 189
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (68.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 33 (61.11%) SQL
4 28 (51.85%) .NET
5 27 (50.00%) C#
6 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (44.44%) T-SQL
8 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
8 23 (42.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
11 14 (25.93%) HTML
11 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
13 12 (22.22%) Windows
13 12 (22.22%) WCF
14 11 (20.37%) jQuery
14 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
14 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (20.37%) CSS
15 10 (18.52%) SOAP
16 9 (16.67%) DTS
16 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
17 8 (14.81%) Web Services
17 8 (14.81%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 3 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) WAAS
1 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (7.41%) SAN
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (68.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (42.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (16.67%) DTS
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (7.41%) ZAP BI
9 4 (7.41%) OLAP
9 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.85%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) MorphX
General
1 2 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 16 (29.63%) Web Developer
3 11 (20.37%) DBA
3 11 (20.37%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) SQL DBA
4 8 (14.81%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Storage Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (51.85%) .NET
2 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 14 (25.93%) HTML
4 12 (22.22%) WCF
5 11 (20.37%) jQuery
5 11 (20.37%) CSS
6 10 (18.52%) SOAP
7 8 (14.81%) Web Services
7 8 (14.81%) XML
8 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
9 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.11%) MDX
10 4 (7.41%) Silverlight
10 4 (7.41%) HTML5
10 4 (7.41%) Ajax
11 3 (5.56%) WinForms
11 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.56%) LINQ to SQL
11 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Celerra
2 4 (7.41%) CLARiiON
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (14.81%) MVC
3 7 (12.96%) ERP
3 7 (12.96%) ETL
3 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) CRM
6 4 (7.41%) Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analytics
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.41%) TDD
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL
7 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.56%) Change Control
8 2 (3.70%) Web Development
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) SQL
2 27 (50.00%) C#
3 24 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) VB6
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (1.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) NCDA
3 4 (7.41%) NCIE
3 4 (7.41%) VCAP
3 4 (7.41%) VTSP
3 4 (7.41%) CCIA
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
3 4 (7.41%) CCA
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (7.41%) CCEA
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.41%) MCTS
3 4 (7.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.96%) vSphere
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
2 4 (7.41%) vCloud
2 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
4 4 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.41%) NetApp
4 4 (7.41%) EMC
4 4 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Pega
5 2 (3.70%) AppSense
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) Macromedia
6 1 (1.85%) Sage
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
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