The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 60 74 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.12% 1.15% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.33% 3.78% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 27
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £36,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,800 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 221 238 314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 33.43% 30.43% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 190 200 268
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Doncaster - 11 £32,500 -
Sheffield +4 3 £22,000 -48.23%
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (51.85%) Change Control
4 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 11 (40.74%) SAN
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) IIS
8 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (29.63%) SDLC
9 7 (25.93%) Network Optimisation
9 7 (25.93%) HP Storage
9 7 (25.93%) Network Management
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
9 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
9 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
9 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
9 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 7 (25.93%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 9 (33.33%) IIS
3 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (14.81%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
2 7 (25.93%) Wireless
3 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 4 (14.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support
3 4 (14.81%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Development Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) Ajax
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) HP Storage
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Change Control
2 8 (29.63%) SDLC
3 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (25.93%) Network Management
3 7 (25.93%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Fault Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (14.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) arcserve
2 7 (25.93%) CA
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Arista
5 1 (3.70%) iManage
5 1 (3.70%) LexisNexis
5 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.70%) NICE Systems
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Pega
5 1 (3.70%) Red Box