Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 88 83
Rank change year-on-year -23 -5 -37
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.76% 1.44% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 5.29% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 30
North East median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% - +14.29%
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 the North East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 474 359 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.87% 27.20% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 430 306 450
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.06% +2.91%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £51,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the North East over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -20 8 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Durham - 4 £25,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) SLA

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Power BI
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP
5 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) WPF
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) MDX
5 1 (8.33%) MFC
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) SOLID
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (8.33%) VMware