Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 74 79
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.69% 1.78% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 6.43% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 11
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +60.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £34,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £40,625 £44,000 £37,500
North East median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.50% - +14.29%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 336 280 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.12% 27.67% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 308 242 314
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £52,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,018
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.06% +2.91%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 7 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Gateshead -23 1 £37,500 -6.25%
SQL Server 2008
North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SOLID
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) MariaDB
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) MDX
3 1 (12.50%) MFC
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) SOLID
3 2 (25.00%) Supply Chain Planning
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) VMware