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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.34% 4.09% 6.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.49% 14.05% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 28
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,250 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
227 185 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.18% 29.13% 30.02%
Number of salaries quoted 217 166 142
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (58.97%) .NET
3 23 (58.97%) C#
3 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
4 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (35.90%) MVC
7 12 (30.77%) Windows
8 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.21%) SQL
8 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
10 9 (23.08%) HTML
10 9 (23.08%) CSS
10 9 (23.08%) TDD
11 8 (20.51%) Degree
11 8 (20.51%) WCF
11 8 (20.51%) WPF
11 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
12 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (17.95%) ETL
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (17.95%) Scrum
12 7 (17.95%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SAN
1 6 (15.38%) VPN
1 6 (15.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (41.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.38%) VLDB
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.56%) OLAP
8 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) NUnit
1 4 (10.26%) MSTest
General
1 2 (5.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) C# Developer
3 11 (28.21%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (17.95%) DBA
5 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
7 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (10.26%) Server Support
7 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (23.08%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) WCF
6 8 (20.51%) WPF
7 6 (15.38%) WinForms
7 6 (15.38%) Silverlight
7 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (12.82%) HTML5
8 5 (12.82%) CSS3
9 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (5.13%) XML
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) MVC
3 9 (23.08%) TDD
4 7 (17.95%) ETL
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (15.38%) Change Control
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.82%) SOA
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.56%) Analytics
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.56%) Document Management
9 1 (2.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (15.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
2 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 6 (15.38%) Symantec
2 6 (15.38%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) NetApp
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Kaspersky
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