Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 74 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.60% 2.36% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.73% 6.35% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 14
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% -8.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,250 £22,925
90th Percentile £45,625 £42,850 £44,850
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +9.33%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 346 488 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 34.84% 37.22% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 271 340 251
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +7 6 £35,000 -4.11%
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) Database Theory
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (33.33%) Marketing
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) OLAP
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Data Quality

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (33.33%) DBA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Database Theory
3 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft