Period
to 22 February 2019

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 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 162 98
Rank change year-on-year +57 -64 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.48% 0.86% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.21% 2.67% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 37
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,450
90th Percentile £49,500 £48,750 £46,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 595 1,086 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.48% 32.06% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 450 871 627
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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 6 months to 22 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 8 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Nantwich - 7 £35,500 -
Chester +18 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Crewe +14 4 £40,000 - 3
Northwich -4 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Runcorn - 2 £41,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £52,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (93.55%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) T-SQL
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (32.26%) High Availability
7 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (32.26%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) .NET
8 9 (29.03%) C#
8 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 9 (29.03%) VMware
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
9 8 (25.81%) MVC
9 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (22.58%) Release Management
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (22.58%) RedGate
10 7 (22.58%) Change Control
10 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (22.58%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (22.58%) Microservices
10 7 (22.58%) Patch Management

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 2 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DHCP
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
1 2 (6.45%) SMTP
1 2 (6.45%) SSH
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (12.90%) Power BI
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (3.23%) MS Access
10 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Developer
3 12 (38.71%) DBA
4 11 (35.48%) SQL DBA
5 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
2 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
3 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) Angular 2
4 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.13%) CSS
4 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 3 (9.68%) XML
6 2 (6.45%) Ajax
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (6.45%) jQuery
6 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.45%) WCF
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) High Availability
1 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) MVC
3 7 (22.58%) Change Control
3 7 (22.58%) Data Encryption
3 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (22.58%) Microservices
3 7 (22.58%) Patch Management
3 7 (22.58%) Performance Metrics
3 7 (22.58%) Release Management
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 5 (16.13%) ETL
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Data Security
5 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) T-SQL
3 9 (29.03%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) VBA
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
2 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Clustering
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (3.23%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) RedGate
4 4 (12.90%) Tableau
5 3 (9.68%) AppDynamics
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos
6 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
7 1 (3.23%) SOTI