The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 44 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.31% 3.02% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.29% 8.38% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 12
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £46,500 £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 Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 213 167 210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.74% 36.07% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 170 133 162
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Merseyside

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside 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
Liverpool -3 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 4 (28.57%) Law
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) SAN

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Android Development
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.14%) Database Theory
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
1 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Telerik
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
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