Period
to 19 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 87 83
Rank change year-on-year -42 -4 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 204 352 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.10% 3.17% 3.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.13% 10.71% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 182 341 360
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,725
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% - +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 2860 3287 4439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.48% 29.64% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2477 2859 3692
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,140 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,975
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 19 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 19 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 -41 169 £46,000 +8.24% 11
North Yorkshire +3 18 £52,500 +61.54% 1
South Yorkshire +2 8 £31,000 -1.59% 1
East Yorkshire 0 7 £22,500 -62.50%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 204 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 159 (77.94%) SQL
3 101 (49.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 88 (43.14%) T-SQL
6 84 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (34.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 64 (31.37%) .NET
8 64 (31.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 61 (29.90%) C#
10 52 (25.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (22.55%) Windows
12 38 (18.63%) SQL Server 2014
13 37 (18.14%) Performance Tuning
14 35 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 33 (16.18%) High Availability
17 32 (15.69%) MVC
18 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
19 29 (14.22%) JavaScript
19 29 (14.22%) Data Warehouse
19 29 (14.22%) Windows Server
20 28 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
22 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
23 24 (11.76%) Database Security
23 24 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
24 23 (11.27%) IIS
24 23 (11.27%) OO
25 22 (10.78%) Software Engineering

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 23 (11.27%) IIS
2 21 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 19 (9.31%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (4.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.96%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.47%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) CMS
11 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.49%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.82%) SAN
2 13 (6.37%) VPN
3 9 (4.41%) WAN
4 8 (3.92%) DNS
4 8 (3.92%) LAN
5 7 (3.43%) Firewall
5 7 (3.43%) WebEx
6 5 (2.45%) DHCP
7 3 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.47%) NAS
7 3 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.98%) DMVPN
8 2 (0.98%) HSRP
8 2 (0.98%) Internet
8 2 (0.98%) IPsec
8 2 (0.98%) Skype
8 2 (0.98%) SMS
8 2 (0.98%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (0.98%) SSL
8 2 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (49.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 84 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (34.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (31.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 52 (25.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (18.63%) SQL Server 2014
8 29 (14.22%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (7.35%) MySQL
11 13 (6.37%) Relational Database
12 9 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
14 7 (3.43%) Power BI
14 7 (3.43%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (2.45%) DTS
16 4 (1.96%) Data Mining
16 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
16 4 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.37%) MSTest
3 10 (4.90%) NUnit
3 10 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.47%) Moq
6 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.98%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.98%) Subversion
6 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.98%) YouTrack
General
1 21 (10.29%) Finance
2 8 (3.92%) Advertising
3 7 (3.43%) Marketing
4 2 (0.98%) Legal
4 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (34.31%) Developer
2 64 (31.37%) DBA
3 61 (29.90%) SQL DBA
4 39 (19.12%) Administrator
5 33 (16.18%) SQL Developer
6 25 (12.25%) Senior DBA
7 24 (11.76%) Senior SQL DBA
8 22 (10.78%) C# Developer
9 18 (8.82%) Senior Developer
10 15 (7.35%) Analyst
11 14 (6.86%) .NET Developer
11 14 (6.86%) Principal Engineer
12 13 (6.37%) SQL Server DBA
12 13 (6.37%) Team Leader
12 13 (6.37%) T-SQL Developer
13 10 (4.90%) Senior SQL Developer
13 10 (4.90%) Software Developer
13 10 (4.90%) SSIS Developer
13 10 (4.90%) Support Analyst
14 9 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (31.37%) .NET
2 34 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 19 (9.31%) HTML
4 18 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (8.82%) CSS
5 16 (7.84%) Web Services
6 15 (7.35%) WCF
7 13 (6.37%) .NET Framework
8 12 (5.88%) XML
9 9 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (4.41%) jQuery
9 9 (4.41%) MSMQ
10 8 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.92%) SOAP
11 7 (3.43%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (3.43%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (2.45%) WinForms
14 3 (1.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (8.82%) Replication
2 11 (5.39%) Clustering
3 8 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.47%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.98%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) PKI
7 1 (0.49%) SCADA
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (22.55%) Windows
2 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (14.22%) Windows Server
4 24 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (6.37%) Linux
7 10 (4.90%) Unix
8 8 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 8 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.94%) Windows Phone
9 6 (2.94%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (1.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.14%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.18%) High Availability
4 32 (15.69%) MVC
5 28 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (11.76%) Database Security
8 23 (11.27%) OO
9 22 (10.78%) Software Engineering
10 20 (9.80%) TDD
11 18 (8.82%) Line Management
11 18 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (8.82%) Scrum
12 17 (8.33%) Change Control
12 17 (8.33%) DSDM
12 17 (8.33%) ETL
12 17 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 16 (7.84%) CRM
14 14 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 159 (77.94%) SQL
2 88 (43.14%) T-SQL
3 61 (29.90%) C#
4 29 (14.22%) JavaScript
5 20 (9.80%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.35%) VB
7 3 (1.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (1.47%) R
7 3 (1.47%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.47%) VB6
7 3 (1.47%) VBA
7 3 (1.47%) VBScript
8 2 (0.98%) C++
8 2 (0.98%) Java
8 2 (0.98%) X++
9 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.88%) MCSE
3 11 (5.39%) MCSA
4 7 (3.43%) Degree
5 4 (1.96%) MCP
6 3 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.98%) GNVQ
7 2 (0.98%) HND
8 1 (0.49%) CCNA
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.35%) Active Directory
1 15 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.41%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.43%) XenApp
4 5 (2.45%) vSphere
5 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.43%) DameWare
1 7 (3.43%) Perfmon
2 4 (1.96%) SCCM
3 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.98%) Opsview
4 2 (0.98%) WSUS
4 2 (0.98%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.78%) VMware
3 12 (5.88%) Citrix
3 12 (5.88%) Oracle
3 12 (5.88%) SAP
4 11 (5.39%) NetApp
5 10 (4.90%) CommVault
5 10 (4.90%) Dell Compellent
6 9 (4.41%) Cisco
7 5 (2.45%) Civica
7 5 (2.45%) HP
7 5 (2.45%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.96%) Progress
9 3 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.47%) Dell
9 3 (1.47%) IBM
9 3 (1.47%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (0.98%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.98%) Kaspersky
10 2 (0.98%) Veeam