Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 85 84
Rank change year-on-year -53 -1 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 199 352 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.01% 3.14% 3.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.88% 10.60% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 178 340 356
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £50,000
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2891 3322 4374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.19% 29.66% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2507 2893 3627
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire -45 164 £46,000 +8.24% 15
North Yorkshire +3 18 £52,500 +61.54% 1
South Yorkshire +1 8 £31,000 - 1
East Yorkshire 0 7 £22,500 -62.50%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 199 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 157 (78.89%) SQL
3 101 (50.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (48.24%) Microsoft
5 87 (43.72%) T-SQL
6 83 (41.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 69 (34.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 63 (31.66%) .NET
8 63 (31.66%) SQL Server 2005
9 60 (30.15%) C#
10 51 (25.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (21.11%) Windows
12 37 (18.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 36 (18.09%) Performance Tuning
14 35 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (16.58%) ASP.NET
15 33 (16.58%) High Availability
16 31 (15.58%) MVC
17 28 (14.07%) JavaScript
17 28 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (13.07%) Windows Server
19 25 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
19 25 (12.56%) Disaster Recovery
20 23 (11.56%) OO
20 23 (11.56%) Database Security
21 22 (11.06%) Windows Server 2012
22 21 (10.55%) IIS
22 21 (10.55%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (10.55%) IIS
1 21 (10.55%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.01%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) CMS
7 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.04%) SAN
2 11 (5.53%) VPN
3 9 (4.52%) WAN
4 8 (4.02%) LAN
5 7 (3.52%) Firewall
5 7 (3.52%) WebEx
6 6 (3.02%) DNS
7 3 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.51%) DHCP
7 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.01%) DMVPN
8 2 (1.01%) HSRP
8 2 (1.01%) Internet
8 2 (1.01%) MPLS
8 2 (1.01%) NAS
8 2 (1.01%) Skype
8 2 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (1.01%) SSL
8 2 (1.01%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.01%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (50.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 83 (41.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (34.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (31.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 51 (25.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (18.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 28 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (8.54%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (7.54%) MySQL
11 14 (7.04%) Relational Database
12 9 (4.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (4.02%) SAP Data Services
14 7 (3.52%) Power BI
14 7 (3.52%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (2.51%) DTS
16 4 (2.01%) Data Mining
16 4 (2.01%) NoSQL
16 4 (2.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (9.05%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.53%) MSTest
3 10 (5.03%) NUnit
3 10 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.51%) Moq
6 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.01%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.01%) Subversion
6 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.01%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (10.55%) Finance
2 8 (4.02%) Advertising
3 7 (3.52%) Marketing
4 2 (1.01%) Legal
4 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (35.18%) Developer
2 62 (31.16%) DBA
3 59 (29.65%) SQL DBA
4 38 (19.10%) Administrator
5 34 (17.09%) SQL Developer
6 24 (12.06%) Senior DBA
7 23 (11.56%) Senior SQL DBA
8 21 (10.55%) C# Developer
9 18 (9.05%) Senior Developer
10 15 (7.54%) Analyst
11 14 (7.04%) Principal Engineer
12 13 (6.53%) .NET Developer
12 13 (6.53%) SQL Server DBA
12 13 (6.53%) Team Leader
12 13 (6.53%) T-SQL Developer
13 10 (5.03%) Senior SQL Developer
13 10 (5.03%) Software Developer
13 10 (5.03%) SSIS Developer
13 10 (5.03%) Support Analyst
14 9 (4.52%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (31.66%) .NET
2 33 (16.58%) ASP.NET
3 18 (9.05%) HTML
4 17 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (8.54%) CSS
5 15 (7.54%) WCF
5 15 (7.54%) Web Services
6 13 (6.53%) .NET Framework
7 12 (6.03%) XML
8 9 (4.52%) jQuery
8 9 (4.52%) MSMQ
9 8 (4.02%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (4.02%) SOAP
10 7 (3.52%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (3.52%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (3.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.51%) WinForms
13 3 (1.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.54%) Replication
3 8 (4.02%) Clustering
4 6 (3.02%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.51%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.51%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.01%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) PKI
7 1 (0.50%) SCADA
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.11%) Windows
2 28 (14.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (13.07%) Windows Server
4 22 (11.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.53%) Linux
7 8 (4.02%) Unix
7 8 (4.02%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.52%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.02%) Windows Phone
9 6 (3.02%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (1.51%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.09%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.58%) High Availability
4 31 (15.58%) MVC
5 28 (14.07%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (12.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (11.56%) Database Security
7 23 (11.56%) OO
8 21 (10.55%) Software Engineering
9 20 (10.05%) TDD
10 18 (9.05%) Line Management
10 18 (9.05%) Scrum
11 17 (8.54%) DSDM
11 17 (8.54%) ETL
11 17 (8.54%) Mentoring
11 17 (8.54%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (8.04%) CRM
13 15 (7.54%) Change Control
14 14 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (6.53%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 157 (78.89%) SQL
2 87 (43.72%) T-SQL
3 60 (30.15%) C#
4 28 (14.07%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.05%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.54%) VB
7 3 (1.51%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (1.51%) R
7 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.51%) VB6
7 3 (1.51%) VBA
7 3 (1.51%) VBScript
8 2 (1.01%) C++
8 2 (1.01%) Java
8 2 (1.01%) X++
9 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.03%) MCSE
3 11 (5.53%) MCSA
4 7 (3.52%) Degree
5 4 (2.01%) MCP
6 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.01%) GNVQ
7 2 (1.01%) HND
8 1 (0.50%) CCNA
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.53%) Active Directory
1 13 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.02%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.51%) vSphere
3 5 (2.51%) XenApp
4 3 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) DameWare
1 7 (3.52%) Perfmon
2 3 (1.51%) SCCM
3 2 (1.01%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.50%) Opsview
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.05%) VMware
3 11 (5.53%) Oracle
3 11 (5.53%) SAP
4 10 (5.03%) Citrix
5 9 (4.52%) Cisco
5 9 (4.52%) NetApp
6 8 (4.02%) CommVault
6 8 (4.02%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (2.51%) HP
7 5 (2.51%) Xamarin
8 4 (2.01%) Civica
8 4 (2.01%) Progress
9 3 (1.51%) Dell
9 3 (1.51%) IBM
9 3 (1.51%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.01%) arcserve
10 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.01%) DevExpress
10 2 (1.01%) IDERA