Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > North East
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 111 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.22% 0.91% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 2.95% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 18
North East median annual salary £25,437 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.34% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £23,783 £25,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £27,092 £44,625 £44,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 376 474 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.06% 30.72% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 325 432 311
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,690 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.08% -10.78% +11.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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
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 17 January 2019. 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 -2 3 £25,437 -29.34% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability

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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware