Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 62 44
Rank change year-on-year -5 -18 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.83% 1.32% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 4.05% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £28,250 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.59% +20.21% -41.25%
10th Percentile £27,300 £25,925 £21,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £31,975 £31,050
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 136 148 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 28.10% 32.53% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 88 74 64
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +0.66%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Northern Ireland

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
County Antrim -1 3 £40,000 +41.59% 1
County Armagh - 1 £40,000 -
County Londonderry - 1 £26,500 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Product Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft