The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.74% 2.52% 2.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.08% 6.35% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £38,500 £44,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.48% +64.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Chester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 48 63 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 35.56% 39.62% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 47
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
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