The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 64 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 275 360 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.65% 6.41% 8.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.75% 17.69% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 221 280 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2340 2035 2056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.05% 36.22% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 1717 1783
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -43 178 £39,250 +18.93% 39
South Yorkshire -10 48 £32,500 -10.95% 6
North Yorkshire -14 47 £40,000 +3.89% 6
East Yorkshire +14 8 £36,000 +45.45% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 556 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 334 (60.07%) SQL
3 303 (54.50%) .NET
4 281 (50.54%) Microsoft
5 246 (44.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 239 (42.99%) T-SQL
7 235 (42.27%) C#
8 188 (33.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 169 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
10 166 (29.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 158 (28.42%) ASP.NET
12 154 (27.70%) MS Excel
13 153 (27.52%) Windows
14 149 (26.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 145 (26.08%) JavaScript
16 128 (23.02%) Business Intelligence
17 124 (22.30%) HTML
18 123 (22.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 115 (20.68%) MVC
20 112 (20.14%) .NET Framework
21 108 (19.42%) CSS
22 100 (17.99%) Visual Studio
23 87 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
23 87 (15.65%) WCF
24 85 (15.29%) Active Directory
25 80 (14.39%) MS Exchange
26 70 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
26 70 (12.59%) WinForms
26 70 (12.59%) jQuery
27 66 (11.87%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 80 (14.39%) MS Exchange
2 66 (11.87%) SharePoint
3 57 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (7.19%) IIS
6 28 (5.04%) Office Communications Server
7 20 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (3.06%) CMS
10 17 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.44%) SAS
13 7 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (1.08%) MQSeries
14 6 (1.08%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.90%) Lync
16 2 (0.36%) Kentico
17 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 154 (27.70%) MS Excel
2 51 (9.17%) MS Office
3 12 (2.16%) PowerPivot
4 7 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (1.98%) Office 365
2 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.89%) SAN
2 32 (5.76%) NAS
3 25 (4.50%) Firewall
4 24 (4.32%) LAN
5 22 (3.96%) VPN
6 20 (3.60%) WAN
7 17 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (2.34%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (2.34%) VoIP
8 13 (2.34%) Internet
9 12 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (2.16%) WAAS
10 11 (1.98%) FTP
11 9 (1.62%) DNS
12 5 (0.90%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.90%) DHCP
13 4 (0.72%) Intranet
14 2 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.36%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 246 (44.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 188 (33.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 166 (29.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 149 (26.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 123 (22.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 87 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (9.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 31 (5.58%) SQL Server 2000
10 26 (4.68%) Oracle Database
11 22 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (3.96%) Oracle9i Database
12 21 (3.78%) Relational Database
13 19 (3.42%) OLAP
14 18 (3.24%) MySQL
15 17 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (2.70%) DTS
17 14 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 12 (2.16%) QlikView
19 10 (1.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 100 (17.99%) Visual Studio
2 53 (9.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (4.68%) Subversion
4 16 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.44%) Grunt
5 8 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (1.44%) CruiseControl
6 7 (1.26%) MSTest
7 6 (1.08%) NUnit
8 5 (0.90%) ReSharper
8 5 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.72%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.36%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.36%) NSubstitute
General
1 55 (9.89%) Finance
2 17 (3.06%) Legal
3 10 (1.80%) Retail
4 4 (0.72%) Advertising
5 3 (0.54%) Law
6 2 (0.36%) Marketing
6 2 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 337 (60.61%) Developer
2 110 (19.78%) .NET Developer
3 69 (12.41%) SQL Developer
4 60 (10.79%) Analyst
5 57 (10.25%) Software Developer
6 51 (9.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 49 (8.81%) C# Developer
8 48 (8.63%) Senior Developer
9 40 (7.19%) DBA
10 39 (7.01%) SQL DBA
11 36 (6.47%) SQL Server Developer
12 32 (5.76%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (4.86%) VB.NET Developer
14 25 (4.50%) Business Developer
15 24 (4.32%) Architect
15 24 (4.32%) Administrator
16 22 (3.96%) Web Developer
16 22 (3.96%) Support Analyst
16 22 (3.96%) C# Software Developer
17 21 (3.78%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (54.50%) .NET
2 158 (28.42%) ASP.NET
3 124 (22.30%) HTML
4 112 (20.14%) .NET Framework
5 108 (19.42%) CSS
6 87 (15.65%) WCF
7 70 (12.59%) jQuery
7 70 (12.59%) WinForms
8 59 (10.61%) Web Services
9 53 (9.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 52 (9.35%) XML
11 50 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (6.29%) Ajax
13 29 (5.22%) HTML5
14 28 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 27 (4.86%) WPF
16 20 (3.60%) SOAP
17 19 (3.42%) Silverlight
18 15 (2.70%) NHibernate
19 12 (2.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.83%) Clustering
2 26 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.52%) NHS
4 14 (2.52%) Statistics
5 12 (2.16%) CLARiiON
5 12 (2.16%) Celerra
6 10 (1.80%) Visualisation
6 10 (1.80%) Tandem
6 10 (1.80%) Replication
7 9 (1.62%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.44%) DTV
9 7 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.72%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.54%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 153 (27.52%) Windows
2 65 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (7.01%) Linux
5 33 (5.94%) UNIX
6 27 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.26%) Android
10 5 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (23.02%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (20.68%) MVC
4 55 (9.89%) OO
5 53 (9.53%) ETL
6 52 (9.35%) ITIL
7 49 (8.81%) Scrum
8 46 (8.27%) TDD
9 41 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (6.83%) Data Management
11 31 (5.58%) Mentoring
12 29 (5.22%) Technical Architecture
13 28 (5.04%) Change Control
14 27 (4.86%) Business Analysis
14 27 (4.86%) ERP
15 25 (4.50%) CRM
16 24 (4.32%) E-Commerce
16 24 (4.32%) Unit Testing
17 22 (3.96%) Performance Management
18 21 (3.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 334 (60.07%) SQL
2 239 (42.99%) T-SQL
3 235 (42.27%) C#
4 145 (26.08%) JavaScript
5 64 (11.51%) VB.NET
6 37 (6.65%) VBA
7 34 (6.12%) VB
8 13 (2.34%) Java
9 9 (1.62%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.62%) VB6
10 8 (1.44%) Delphi
11 5 (0.90%) VBScript
12 4 (0.72%) C++
12 4 (0.72%) PHP
12 4 (0.72%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.54%) C
13 3 (0.54%) RPG
14 2 (0.36%) X++
15 1 (0.18%) XPath
15 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 70 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.29%) Degree
3 31 (5.58%) MCSE
4 24 (4.32%) MCTS
5 22 (3.96%) MCP
6 20 (3.60%) MCAD
7 18 (3.24%) MCSA
7 18 (3.24%) CCNP
7 18 (3.24%) CCNA
7 18 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (2.70%) MCITP
9 13 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.16%) NCDA
10 12 (2.16%) NCIE
10 12 (2.16%) VCAP
10 12 (2.16%) VTSP
10 12 (2.16%) CCIA
10 12 (2.16%) CCA
10 12 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (2.16%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.73%) SLA
2 7 (1.26%) QA
3 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 85 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 59 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.47%) XenApp
4 28 (5.04%) XenServer
5 22 (3.96%) vSphere
6 21 (3.78%) Hyper-V
7 14 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.16%) vCloud
8 12 (2.16%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.26%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (1.08%) SCCM
3 5 (0.90%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.54%) SCOM
5 2 (0.36%) Puppet
5 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.36%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.36%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 281 (50.54%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.33%) VMware
3 50 (8.99%) Oracle
4 49 (8.81%) Citrix
5 41 (7.37%) NetApp
6 39 (7.01%) Cisco
7 30 (5.40%) AppSense
8 28 (5.04%) CommVault
9 18 (3.24%) Business Objects
10 16 (2.88%) CheckPoint
11 15 (2.70%) EMC
12 13 (2.34%) Veritas
13 12 (2.16%) Symantec
13 12 (2.16%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.62%) IBM
14 9 (1.62%) SAP
15 8 (1.44%) Tableau
16 6 (1.08%) Veeam
17 4 (0.72%) Cognos
17 4 (0.72%) HP
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