The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.71% 4.80% 3.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.38% 13.87% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 16
Average salary £32,500 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.03% +2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
274 238 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.98% 34.64% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 260 209 119
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 4 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (57.58%) .NET
3 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET
3 19 (57.58%) C#
4 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
6 13 (39.39%) MVC
6 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 9 (27.27%) XML
8 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 9 (27.27%) CSS
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (27.27%) WCF
8 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (24.24%) TDD
9 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
10 7 (21.21%) VLDB
10 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (21.21%) ETL
10 7 (21.21%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (21.21%) Complex ETL
11 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.15%) Web Services
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (21.21%) VLDB
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) NUnit
1 3 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (12.12%) Law
1 4 (12.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) DBA
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Web Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Database Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Web Programmer
9 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Database Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
9 1 (3.03%) Programmer
9 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) .NET
1 19 (57.58%) ASP.NET
2 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) CSS
3 9 (27.27%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) WCF
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (15.15%) WPF
4 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.12%) Apache Axis
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
5 4 (12.12%) WSDL
5 4 (12.12%) SOAP
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
6 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) TDD
4 7 (21.21%) ETL
4 7 (21.21%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (21.21%) Complex ETL
5 5 (15.15%) SOA
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) CRM
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Change Control
6 4 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
9 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) Analytics
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) ESRI
3 1 (3.03%) Hyland
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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