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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 38 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.18% 3.06% 2.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.96% 11.38% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 14
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
254 123 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.65% 26.91% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 213 112 168
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (64.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 36 (56.25%) .NET
3 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 30 (46.88%) SQL
5 28 (43.75%) C#
6 22 (34.38%) HTML
6 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 21 (32.81%) T-SQL
8 20 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (29.69%) MVC
9 19 (29.69%) jQuery
9 19 (29.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (23.44%) VMware
10 15 (23.44%) Windows
11 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
11 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
11 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (21.88%) WCF
11 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
13 12 (18.75%) Citrix
13 12 (18.75%) CSS
13 12 (18.75%) vSphere
13 12 (18.75%) Hyper-V

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (21.88%) MS Exchange
1 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) WAAS
1 11 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (14.06%) Internet
3 3 (4.69%) SAN
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) Intranet
5 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (64.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (29.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (12.50%) DTS
8 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (4.69%) OLAP
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.56%) MSDE
11 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.56%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.63%) Subversion
3 7 (10.94%) CruiseControl
3 7 (10.94%) Grunt
4 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Web Developer
3 12 (18.75%) DBA
3 12 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 11 (17.19%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Virtualisation Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Storage Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (15.63%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (56.25%) .NET
2 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
2 22 (34.38%) HTML
3 19 (29.69%) jQuery
4 14 (21.88%) WCF
5 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (18.75%) CSS
7 11 (17.19%) SOAP
7 11 (17.19%) HTML5
8 9 (14.06%) Web Services
8 9 (14.06%) XML
8 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
9 7 (10.94%) COM
9 7 (10.94%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (10.94%) Sass
10 5 (7.81%) Ajax
11 4 (6.25%) Silverlight
12 3 (4.69%) LINQ
12 3 (4.69%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) CLARiiON
1 11 (17.19%) Celerra
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) MVC
1 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (9.38%) ETL
4 6 (9.38%) Scrum
4 6 (9.38%) ERP
5 5 (7.81%) TDD
5 5 (7.81%) ITIL
5 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
8 2 (3.13%) OO
8 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.56%) Procedural Programming
9 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) SQL
2 28 (43.75%) C#
3 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 21 (32.81%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.25%) VB
7 2 (3.13%) VB6
8 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (17.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (17.19%) MCTS
2 11 (17.19%) MCITP
2 11 (17.19%) MCSE
2 11 (17.19%) CCA
2 11 (17.19%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (17.19%) CCEA
2 11 (17.19%) NCDA
2 11 (17.19%) NCIE
2 11 (17.19%) VCAP
2 11 (17.19%) VTSP
2 11 (17.19%) CCIA
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 12 (18.75%) vSphere
3 11 (17.19%) vCloud
3 11 (17.19%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.44%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) Citrix
4 11 (17.19%) NetApp
4 11 (17.19%) EMC
4 11 (17.19%) Cisco
4 11 (17.19%) 3PAR
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) Dell
6 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.13%) AppSense
6 2 (3.13%) Pega
7 1 (1.56%) Macromedia
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