The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 29 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 4.71% 8.61% 11.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.53% 20.86% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 49
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £25,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Cheshire

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 Warrington region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
209 139 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 44.75% 41.25% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 184 129 185
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Warrington

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (75.76%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
5 15 (45.45%) T-SQL
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 12 (36.36%) C#
9 11 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
11 9 (27.27%) VMware
11 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
12 8 (24.24%) Web Services
13 7 (21.21%) Finance
13 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
14 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
14 6 (18.18%) XenApp
14 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
14 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
14 6 (18.18%) WinForms
14 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
14 6 (18.18%) Citrix
14 6 (18.18%) ETL
14 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 6 (18.18%) Oracle
14 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) CMS
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
1 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
2 3 (9.09%) DHCP
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Broadband
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (51.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (9.09%) MS Access
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (18.18%) DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Graduate
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) VB Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
4 6 (18.18%) WinForms
5 4 (12.12%) XML
5 4 (12.12%) SOAP
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.09%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) MDX
6 3 (9.09%) GWT
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.06%) HTML
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
8 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.03%) jQuery
8 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.18%) ETL
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
4 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Security Management
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) User Stories
5 3 (9.09%) OOD
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 3 (9.09%) Content Management
5 3 (9.09%) Document Management
5 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 12 (36.36%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) VB6
6 2 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 6 (18.18%) XenApp
1 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Open Text
5 3 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (6.06%) Sage
6 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (6.06%) Cognos
7 1 (3.03%) Primavera