The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Helens region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 3 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 12.50% - 6.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% - 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
SQL Server 2008
Merseyside

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 St Helens region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 37.50% 31.58% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in St Helens

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in St Helens

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Project Leader
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Leader
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle