Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 48 56
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.38% 0.72% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 1.90% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 10
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £45,000 £33,100
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,675
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +12.00%

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 Chester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 160 105 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 43.84% 37.77% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 142 93 162
Chester median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,329
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £60,675
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +2.89%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Chester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 13 (81.25%) MVC
3 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
4 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
4 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (62.50%) Entity Framework
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (62.50%) Web Services
5 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
6 9 (56.25%) CSS
6 9 (56.25%) HTML
6 9 (56.25%) jQuery
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (50.00%) Retail
8 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
8 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (37.50%) HTML5
9 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (37.50%) Project Management
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) DB2
10 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (25.00%) FMCG
10 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) DB2
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) WPF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 10 (62.50%) Entity Framework
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) CSS
5 9 (56.25%) HTML
5 9 (56.25%) jQuery
6 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (37.50%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (12.50%) CSS3
9 2 (12.50%) WCF
9 2 (12.50%) WPF
9 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) FMCG
2 3 (18.75%) Fintech
3 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) MVVM
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft