The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 40 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.23% 4.91% 2.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.43% 13.41% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 16
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £35,350 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 159 164 232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 34.19% 36.61% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 143 155 198
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bradford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Bradford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (68.42%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
6 9 (47.37%) Clustering
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (31.58%) Migration
9 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (26.32%) IBM
10 5 (26.32%) ETL
10 5 (26.32%) Windows
10 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (26.32%) DB2
10 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
10 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
10 5 (26.32%) MySQL
10 5 (26.32%) Replication
10 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
10 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
10 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
10 5 (26.32%) Server Monitoring
10 5 (26.32%) Database Security

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (10.53%) Tuxedo
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (26.32%) DB2
6 5 (26.32%) MySQL
6 5 (26.32%) Power BI
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (5.26%) DataStage
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) DBA
1 16 (84.21%) SQL DBA
2 12 (63.16%) Senior DBA
2 12 (63.16%) Senior SQL DBA
3 5 (26.32%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Production DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (26.32%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Database Security
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
3 5 (26.32%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) Server Hardening
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) F5