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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Merseyside
Rank 59 23 34
Rank change year-on-year -36 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.25% 8.38% 5.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 22.04% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 24
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -19.75%  
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 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 210 186 203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 37.63% 38.04% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 180 154 171
Median salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.32% +5.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 26 March 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 -22 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Southport - 1 £40,000 -
St Helens - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) C#
3 16 (66.67%) .NET
4 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 14 (58.33%) SQL
5 14 (58.33%) MVC
6 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (45.83%) HTML
7 11 (45.83%) CSS
7 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
8 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
9 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (33.33%) jQuery
11 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (29.17%) Law
12 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
12 5 (20.83%) Windows
12 5 (20.83%) Web Services
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
12 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
13 4 (16.67%) WCF
13 4 (16.67%) JSON
13 4 (16.67%) High Availability
13 4 (16.67%) CSS3
13 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3

SQL Server 2008
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
2 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.17%) NuGet
General
1 7 (29.17%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) DBA
5 5 (20.83%) SQL DBA
6 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Data Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Senior DBA
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (45.83%) CSS
4 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
7 5 (20.83%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (16.67%) CSS3
8 4 (16.67%) JSON
8 4 (16.67%) WCF
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 3 (12.50%) XML
10 2 (8.33%) LINQ
11 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
1 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Merseyside
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