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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 75 76
Rank change year-on-year -74 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 95 185 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.75% 3.33% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.38% 10.93% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 89 160 194
Median salary £41,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +4.37%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1767 1693 2389
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 32.59% 30.50% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1396 2064
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire -45 66 £43,875 +4.46% 17
East Yorkshire -4 14 £23,750 -
North Yorkshire -12 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South Yorkshire -16 6 £32,500 +10.16%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 217 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 154 (70.97%) SQL
3 121 (55.76%) Microsoft
4 116 (53.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 79 (36.41%) Windows
6 77 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 75 (34.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 70 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 65 (29.95%) Windows Server
10 63 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 62 (28.57%) .NET
12 60 (27.65%) T-SQL
13 58 (26.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 55 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (24.88%) C#
16 48 (22.12%) SQL Server 2014
17 41 (18.89%) IIS
17 41 (18.89%) MS Exchange
17 41 (18.89%) Active Directory
17 41 (18.89%) Replication
18 40 (18.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 39 (17.97%) SAN
20 36 (16.59%) VMware
21 35 (16.13%) CSS
21 35 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
22 34 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (15.67%) Performance Tuning
23 33 (15.21%) Change Control
23 33 (15.21%) HTML
24 32 (14.75%) VPN

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 41 (18.89%) IIS
1 41 (18.89%) MS Exchange
2 35 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (13.36%) SharePoint
4 24 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.15%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.30%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.84%) CMS
8 4 (1.84%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.38%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.92%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.23%) Office 365
3 3 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.97%) SAN
2 32 (14.75%) VPN
3 23 (10.60%) LAN
3 23 (10.60%) WAN
4 20 (9.22%) WebEx
5 19 (8.76%) NAS
6 12 (5.53%) Firewall
7 10 (4.61%) Internet
8 9 (4.15%) DHCP
8 9 (4.15%) DNS
8 9 (4.15%) Wireless
9 5 (2.30%) ISDN
9 5 (2.30%) VoIP
10 2 (0.92%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.92%) Skype
11 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.46%) SMS
11 1 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 116 (53.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 77 (35.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 75 (34.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (22.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 40 (18.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (7.83%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (4.61%) Power BI
12 7 (3.23%) MySQL
13 6 (2.76%) Relational Database
14 5 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (2.30%) DB2
14 5 (2.30%) DTS
15 4 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (1.84%) SAP Data Services
16 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (12.44%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.61%) Dreamweaver
4 9 (4.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.38%) MSTest
6 3 (1.38%) NUnit
7 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (4.15%) Finance
2 4 (1.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.38%) Retail
4 2 (0.92%) Legal
4 2 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (32.26%) DBA
2 64 (29.49%) SQL DBA
3 54 (24.88%) Developer
4 40 (18.43%) Senior DBA
5 39 (17.97%) Administrator
6 36 (16.59%) Senior SQL DBA
7 32 (14.75%) .NET Developer
8 22 (10.14%) Windows Engineer
9 20 (9.22%) C# Developer
9 20 (9.22%) Server Engineer
9 20 (9.22%) Windows Server Engineer
10 19 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (7.83%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (7.83%) SQL Developer
12 16 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (7.37%) Support Engineer
13 15 (6.91%) Analyst
13 15 (6.91%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (6.91%) Windows Support Engineer
14 13 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.57%) .NET
2 35 (16.13%) CSS
3 33 (15.21%) HTML
4 27 (12.44%) ASP.NET
5 25 (11.52%) XML
6 23 (10.60%) .NET Framework
7 16 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (5.07%) jQuery
9 9 (4.15%) Entity Framework
10 7 (3.23%) HTML5
10 7 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.76%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (2.30%) Ajax
12 5 (2.30%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.30%) CSS3
12 5 (2.30%) JSON
13 4 (1.84%) Raphaël
13 4 (1.84%) RequireJS
13 4 (1.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.89%) Replication
2 29 (13.36%) Clustering
3 21 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.37%) Management Information System
5 15 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.99%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.15%) HP Storage
8 4 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.84%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.84%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.84%) User Experience
9 3 (1.38%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.38%) iPad
10 2 (0.92%) Celerra
10 2 (0.92%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.92%) iPhone
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (36.41%) Windows
2 70 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (29.95%) Windows Server
4 58 (26.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (10.60%) Unix
7 22 (10.14%) Linux
8 20 (9.22%) Windows XP
9 15 (6.91%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.67%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (15.21%) Change Control
3 29 (13.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (12.90%) Migration
5 26 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (11.52%) Scrum
7 23 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (9.68%) MVC
9 19 (8.76%) ETL
10 18 (8.29%) Capacity Management
10 18 (8.29%) Database Security
10 18 (8.29%) High Availability
11 17 (7.83%) Information Security
11 17 (7.83%) Performance Management
11 17 (7.83%) Presales
12 15 (6.91%) Performance Improvement
12 15 (6.91%) Service Management
13 14 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
13 14 (6.45%) Service Delivery
13 14 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 154 (70.97%) SQL
2 60 (27.65%) T-SQL
3 54 (24.88%) C#
4 26 (11.98%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.98%) VB.NET
5 17 (7.83%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.23%) VB
7 4 (1.84%) Java
8 3 (1.38%) R
8 3 (1.38%) VB6
9 2 (0.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.46%) C++
10 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (12.90%) MCP
1 28 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.52%) MCSE
3 23 (10.60%) Degree
4 21 (9.68%) MCSA
5 13 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (5.99%) GNVQ
5 13 (5.99%) HND
6 8 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.46%) AAT
7 1 (0.46%) CIMA
7 1 (0.46%) MCITP
7 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.83%) SLA
2 13 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (18.89%) Active Directory
2 34 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.22%) XenApp
5 15 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.69%) vSphere
7 3 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (9.22%) DameWare
1 20 (9.22%) Perfmon
2 9 (4.15%) SCCM
3 8 (3.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (3.69%) Opsview
4 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 121 (55.76%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.59%) VMware
3 31 (14.29%) Citrix
4 22 (10.14%) Dell Compellent
4 22 (10.14%) NetApp
5 17 (7.83%) CommVault
6 16 (7.37%) Cisco
7 11 (5.07%) HP
8 10 (4.61%) Civica
8 10 (4.61%) SAP
9 9 (4.15%) arcserve
9 9 (4.15%) CA
9 9 (4.15%) Nimble Storage
10 8 (3.69%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.69%) Kaspersky
10 8 (3.69%) Symantec
11 6 (2.76%) Avaya
11 6 (2.76%) IBM
11 6 (2.76%) Oracle
12 4 (1.84%) Progress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k- £50k + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £48000 per annum, Benefits Macbook + Phone + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + on site gym + free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
SSP
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
SSP Worldwide
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago