The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 96 53
Rank change year-on-year -51 -43  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 140 156 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.05% 2.77% 4.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 8.79% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 129 134 271
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,150 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 2381 1775 2272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.85% 31.55% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2036 1542 1940
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the North West

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the North West

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Manchester -21 89 £40,000 - 9
Cheshire -24 33 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Lancashire -4 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Merseyside -12 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 277 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 205 (74.01%) SQL
3 159 (57.40%) .NET
4 147 (53.07%) C#
5 115 (41.52%) Microsoft
6 105 (37.91%) ASP.NET
7 104 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (33.57%) T-SQL
9 85 (30.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 83 (29.96%) MVC
11 79 (28.52%) jQuery
12 72 (25.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 66 (23.83%) Windows
14 64 (23.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 62 (22.38%) Business Intelligence
16 60 (21.66%) CSS
16 60 (21.66%) HTML
16 60 (21.66%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (20.94%) JavaScript
18 57 (20.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 53 (19.13%) Visual Studio
20 52 (18.77%) ETL
21 51 (18.41%) Finance
22 49 (17.69%) .NET Framework
23 47 (16.97%) XML
24 46 (16.61%) SQL Server 2005
25 43 (15.52%) Web Services
26 41 (14.80%) Ajax
27 38 (13.72%) SQL Server 2014
28 35 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 19 (6.86%) IIS
2 18 (6.50%) CMS
3 14 (5.05%) Umbraco
4 11 (3.97%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.25%) EPiServer
5 9 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.44%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.25%) GitHub
3 5 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.61%) SAN
2 4 (1.44%) VoIP
3 3 (1.08%) DHCP
3 3 (1.08%) DNS
4 2 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.72%) Firewall
4 2 (0.72%) NAS
4 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (30.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (25.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 64 (23.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (20.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (16.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (13.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 34 (12.27%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (11.55%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (5.05%) MySQL
11 13 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (4.69%) NoSQL
12 12 (4.33%) Hadoop
13 11 (3.97%) MS Access
13 11 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (3.61%) Big Data
14 10 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (2.89%) Relational Database
17 6 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (19.13%) Visual Studio
2 32 (11.55%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.50%) NUnit
5 13 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (3.25%) Moq
8 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.81%) MSTest
10 4 (1.44%) Selenium
10 4 (1.44%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.08%) JIRA
12 2 (0.72%) Maven
General
1 51 (18.41%) Finance
2 31 (11.19%) Legal
3 8 (2.89%) Marketing
4 6 (2.17%) Games
5 5 (1.81%) Advertising
5 5 (1.81%) Retail
6 4 (1.44%) Law
6 4 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 196 (70.76%) Developer
2 89 (32.13%) .NET Developer
3 67 (24.19%) SQL Developer
4 61 (22.02%) C# Developer
5 46 (16.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (15.16%) ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (13.36%) SQL Server Developer
8 35 (12.64%) DBA
8 35 (12.64%) SQL DBA
9 31 (11.19%) T-SQL Developer
10 23 (8.30%) Senior Developer
11 21 (7.58%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (5.42%) Administrator
14 14 (5.05%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (5.05%) Junior
14 14 (5.05%) Junior Developer
14 14 (5.05%) SSIS Developer
15 13 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
15 13 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (57.40%) .NET
2 105 (37.91%) ASP.NET
3 79 (28.52%) jQuery
4 60 (21.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (21.66%) CSS
4 60 (21.66%) HTML
5 49 (17.69%) .NET Framework
6 47 (16.97%) XML
7 43 (15.52%) Web Services
8 41 (14.80%) Ajax
9 35 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 31 (11.19%) JSON
11 26 (9.39%) WCF
12 23 (8.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (6.50%) AngularJS
13 18 (6.50%) Entity Framework
14 16 (5.78%) WinForms
15 14 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 14 (5.05%) HTML5
16 11 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.58%) iPad
2 17 (6.14%) Clustering
3 15 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.81%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.81%) Replication
8 4 (1.44%) Social Network
9 3 (1.08%) FMCG
10 2 (0.72%) EMV
10 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.72%) Fintech
11 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.36%) NHS
11 1 (0.36%) Social Media
11 1 (0.36%) User Experience
11 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 66 (23.83%) Windows
2 30 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.30%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.08%) Android
7 2 (0.72%) AIX
7 2 (0.72%) Linux
7 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (29.96%) MVC
3 62 (22.38%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (18.77%) ETL
5 33 (11.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (11.19%) Unit Testing
7 30 (10.83%) Web Development
8 22 (7.94%) High Availability
8 22 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (7.22%) DevOps
9 20 (7.22%) SQL Optimisation
10 19 (6.86%) SDLC
11 17 (6.14%) Data Analysis
11 17 (6.14%) Scrum
12 15 (5.42%) ITIL
12 15 (5.42%) Translating Business Requirements
13 14 (5.05%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.05%) Multithreading
13 14 (5.05%) Project Management
14 13 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 205 (74.01%) SQL
2 147 (53.07%) C#
3 93 (33.57%) T-SQL
4 58 (20.94%) JavaScript
5 24 (8.66%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.69%) VBA
7 2 (0.72%) PHP
7 2 (0.72%) Ruby
7 2 (0.72%) VBScript
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (8.66%) Degree
2 10 (3.61%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.72%) MCAD
4 2 (0.72%) MCPD
5 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.44%) QA
1 4 (1.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.33%) vSphere
3 8 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.81%) XenApp
5 4 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.72%) Docker
6 2 (0.72%) KVM
6 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.72%) XenServer
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) SCOM
1 4 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (1.44%) vRealize
2 2 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 115 (41.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.50%) VMware
3 13 (4.69%) Cognos
4 11 (3.97%) Oracle
5 9 (3.25%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.17%) Cisco
6 6 (2.17%) HP
6 6 (2.17%) NetApp
7 5 (1.81%) Citrix
7 5 (1.81%) IBM
8 4 (1.44%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.44%) Veeam
9 3 (1.08%) Tableau
9 3 (1.08%) Telerik
10 2 (0.72%) IDERA
10 2 (0.72%) McAfee
10 2 (0.72%) RedGate
10 2 (0.72%) Symantec
11 1 (0.36%) SOTI
11 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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