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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 42 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 0.64% 1.12% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.75% 4.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
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 Halifax with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 57 44 12
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 36.54% 24.58% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 36 9
Median salary £70,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Halifax

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

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

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) MVVM
2 9 (90.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (90.00%) Razor View Engine
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Phone
3 8 (80.00%) Analytics
3 8 (80.00%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) Coaching
5 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Replication

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
1 9 (90.00%) Razor View Engine
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Phone
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) MVVM
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 8 (80.00%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Coaching
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft