Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > North East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 94 93
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -44
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.07% 1.66% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.34% 5.46% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 28
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £25,000 £34,000 £20,200
90th Percentile £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 449 458 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.16% 30.33% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 404 391 489
North East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 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
Tyne and Wear -1 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Durham - 6 £32,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) Power BI
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) MDX
6 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Microservices
1 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) SOLID
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware