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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.76% 8.23% 7.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.08% 28.08% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 47
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
214 146 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.76% 29.32% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 187 119 219
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,450 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (67.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 41 (66.13%) SQL
4 36 (58.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (51.61%) T-SQL
5 32 (51.61%) .NET
6 30 (48.39%) C#
6 30 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (45.16%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
9 26 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (40.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
13 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET
13 21 (33.87%) MDX
14 16 (25.81%) Degree
15 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
16 12 (19.35%) Dynamics AX
16 12 (19.35%) ETL
17 11 (17.74%) Windows
17 11 (17.74%) OLAP
18 10 (16.13%) CRM
18 10 (16.13%) WCF
19 9 (14.52%) Dimensional Modelling
19 9 (14.52%) Dynamics CRM
19 9 (14.52%) IIS
20 8 (12.90%) Linux
20 8 (12.90%) WinForms

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.52%) IIS
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) CMS
5 3 (4.84%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) PowerPivot
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (14.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.61%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) LAN
2 4 (6.45%) WAN
2 4 (6.45%) DHCP
2 4 (6.45%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) NAS
3 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (67.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 36 (58.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (45.16%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (40.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (17.74%) OLAP
9 8 (12.90%) ZAP BI
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
11 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (9.68%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
11 6 (9.68%) PerformancePoint
12 4 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (4.84%) Data Mining
13 3 (4.84%) MySQL
14 2 (3.23%) Data Mart
14 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.45%) MorphX
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Web Developer
3 12 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.35%) .NET Web Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# Web Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 7 (11.29%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (11.29%) Programmer
8 6 (9.68%) Applications Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Web Programmer
8 6 (9.68%) Web Applications Developer
8 6 (9.68%) SQL Developer
8 6 (9.68%) C# Programmer
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) .NET
2 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET
2 21 (33.87%) MDX
3 10 (16.13%) WCF
4 8 (12.90%) WinForms
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.68%) HTML
6 6 (9.68%) CSS
6 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (9.68%) Silverlight
6 6 (9.68%) WPF
6 6 (9.68%) WF
7 5 (8.06%) LINQ
7 5 (8.06%) jQuery
7 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.06%) XML
8 4 (6.45%) SOAP
8 4 (6.45%) Web Services
9 3 (4.84%) Software Packaging
9 3 (4.84%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) DTV
3 2 (3.23%) NHS
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX
5 3 (4.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) ETL
4 10 (16.13%) CRM
5 9 (14.52%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.90%) Analytics
6 8 (12.90%) Business Analytics
7 6 (9.68%) MVC
7 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 4 (6.45%) ITIL
8 4 (6.45%) ERP
8 4 (6.45%) Migration
9 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Change Control
9 3 (4.84%) Change Management
9 3 (4.84%) TDD
10 2 (3.23%) OOP
10 2 (3.23%) OO
10 2 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) SQL
2 32 (51.61%) T-SQL
3 30 (48.39%) C#
4 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) X++
6 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.84%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) vSphere
3 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) VMware
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Business Objects
3 4 (6.45%) Dell
3 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.84%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) Sage
5 1 (1.61%) Siebel