The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.75% 4.55% 6.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.16% 12.20% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £29,250 £37,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% -6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £55,400 £44,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
West 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 Wakefield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
49 41 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.40% 37.27% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 58
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Wakefield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) VB
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ
5 3 (42.86%) jQuery
5 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (42.86%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (42.86%) Web Development
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (42.86%) MS Access
5 3 (42.86%) Twitter
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) ETL
7 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) MS Access
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) OLTP
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) RPG
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) SAP