The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 56 50
Rank change year-on-year -29 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 32 30 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.21% 3.15% 4.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 11.11% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 75
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,750 £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 Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 480 270 589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 33.22% 28.33% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 393 243 493
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Cheshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -14 14 £40,000 -15.78%
Chester +7 6 £36,250 +11.53%
Crewe -14 5 £40,000 +21.21%
Ellesmere Port - 3 £32,000 -
Macclesfield +1 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Knutsford -38 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (69.81%) SQL
3 34 (64.15%) .NET
4 32 (60.38%) C#
5 27 (50.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (39.62%) Unit Testing
7 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
7 17 (32.08%) VB.NET
8 16 (30.19%) Windows
9 15 (28.30%) WinForms
9 15 (28.30%) Translating Business Requirements
9 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (22.64%) MVC
11 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
11 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
12 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (18.87%) High Availability
12 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
13 9 (16.98%) jQuery
13 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.98%) HTML
13 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
13 9 (16.98%) CSS
13 9 (16.98%) Web Services
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (15.09%) XML
14 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
14 8 (15.09%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (15.09%) IIS
1 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (9.43%) Umbraco
3 4 (7.55%) CMS
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
1 1 (1.89%) OpenCart
1 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SAN
2 4 (7.55%) VoIP
3 2 (3.77%) DHCP
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) NAS
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (50.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.66%) DB2
8 2 (3.77%) MySQL
8 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.89%) DocumentDB
9 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.89%) Power BI
9 1 (1.89%) QlikView
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.43%) MSTest
3 5 (9.43%) NUnit
4 4 (7.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) .NET Developer
2 22 (41.51%) C# Developer
3 21 (39.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (20.75%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 11 (20.75%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (18.87%) DBA
5 10 (18.87%) SQL DBA
6 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (13.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Senior DBA
8 5 (9.43%) Senior SQL DBA
8 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (7.55%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (64.15%) .NET
2 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 15 (28.30%) WinForms
3 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
4 9 (16.98%) CSS
4 9 (16.98%) HTML
4 9 (16.98%) jQuery
4 9 (16.98%) Web Services
5 8 (15.09%) XML
6 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
6 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
7 6 (11.32%) JSON
7 6 (11.32%) SOAP
8 5 (9.43%) Entity Framework
8 5 (9.43%) REST
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
2 4 (7.55%) Social Network
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) FMCG
4 2 (3.77%) Fintech
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Unit Testing
2 15 (28.30%) Translating Business Requirements
3 12 (22.64%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) High Availability
5 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
7 4 (7.55%) Web Development
8 3 (5.66%) Database Security
8 3 (5.66%) Database Tuning
9 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.89%) Load Testing
10 1 (1.89%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) SQL
2 32 (60.38%) C#
3 17 (32.08%) VB.NET
4 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) MCAD
1 1 (1.89%) MCPD
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) vSphere
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) Docker
4 1 (1.89%) KVM
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.89%) MobiControl
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) HP
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) NetApp
4 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) McAfee
5 1 (1.89%) Motorola
5 1 (1.89%) SOTI
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Zend
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago