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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.49% 1.15% 11.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.04% 4.17% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 15
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +25.00%
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 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 24.02% 27.59% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 45
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
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 5 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) LINQ
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Access
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Database Security
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) MS Access
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft