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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 38 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.63% 10.00% 5.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.60% 20.83% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 3
Average salary £28,750 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.73% -12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
87 48 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 35.51% 48.00% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 41
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) CSS
5 8 (47.06%) C#
5 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) CSS3
7 6 (35.29%) HTML5
7 6 (35.29%) MVVM
7 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
7 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (35.29%) WPF
7 6 (35.29%) Release Management
7 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
7 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) WinForms
7 6 (35.29%) VB
7 6 (35.29%) Business Objects
7 6 (35.29%) SAP
7 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
7 6 (35.29%) IBM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) MQSeries
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (35.29%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (17.65%) MS Access
6 3 (17.65%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (5.88%) MySQL
7 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) WinForms
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
3 6 (35.29%) WPF
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (17.65%) LINQ
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ETL
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Scrum
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) TDD
1 6 (35.29%) Release Management
1 6 (35.29%) MVVM
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) VB
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) RPG
4 3 (17.65%) VB6
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Business Objects
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Twitter