Period
to 22 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 92 84
Rank change year-on-year -90 -8 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 135 317 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.35% 2.96% 3.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.89% 9.72% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 121 298 339
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,759 3,262 4,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.59% 30.44% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,408 2,848 3,582
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 February 2018.

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 February 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
West Yorkshire -81 102 £42,500 +6.25% 16
North Yorkshire +3 17 £42,000 +29.23% 6
South Yorkshire -4 9 £32,500 +3.17% 4
East Yorkshire -5 7 £32,500 +25.00%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 96 (71.11%) SQL
3 69 (51.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (42.22%) T-SQL
5 54 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 50 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (26.67%) .NET
9 34 (25.19%) C#
10 31 (22.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (21.48%) High Availability
12 29 (21.48%) Windows
12 29 (21.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (20.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (20.74%) SQL Server 2016
14 27 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (19.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (19.26%) ETL
16 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET
17 23 (17.04%) MVC
18 22 (16.30%) Windows Server
19 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
19 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
20 18 (13.33%) MS Exchange
20 18 (13.33%) SharePoint
21 17 (12.59%) VMware
21 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
21 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012

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 18 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 18 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.11%) IIS
3 9 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.19%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.22%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.44%) Office 365
3 3 (2.22%) GitHub
4 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) DNS
2 10 (7.41%) DHCP
2 10 (7.41%) WAN
3 9 (6.67%) Firewall
3 9 (6.67%) LAN
4 8 (5.93%) SAN
5 3 (2.22%) FTP
5 3 (2.22%) HTTP
5 3 (2.22%) WebEx
5 3 (2.22%) Wireless
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.48%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.48%) MPLS
6 2 (1.48%) SSL
6 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.48%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.48%) VPN
7 1 (0.74%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.74%) OSPF
7 1 (0.74%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (51.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (22.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (21.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (20.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 27 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (19.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database
12 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (3.70%) MS Access
14 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
15 3 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (2.22%) QlikView
16 2 (1.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.70%) MSTest
4 4 (2.96%) Moq
5 3 (2.22%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.48%) webpack
7 1 (0.74%) NUnit
7 1 (0.74%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.74%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.74%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (8.15%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Advertising
2 8 (5.93%) Law
3 4 (2.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (36.30%) Developer
2 39 (28.89%) DBA
3 35 (25.93%) SQL DBA
4 15 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 14 (10.37%) .NET Developer
5 14 (10.37%) SQL Server DBA
6 12 (8.89%) Senior DBA
6 12 (8.89%) Senior SQL DBA
7 11 (8.15%) Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (5.93%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.93%) SSIS Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Project Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Administrator
11 6 (4.44%) ETL Developer
11 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) Business Developer
12 5 (3.70%) Junior
12 5 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.67%) .NET
2 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 15 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (8.89%) HTML
5 11 (8.15%) CSS
6 9 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 8 (5.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (4.44%) WCF
10 5 (3.70%) Classic ASP
10 5 (3.70%) jQuery
10 5 (3.70%) WinForms
10 5 (3.70%) XML
11 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (2.22%) JSON
12 2 (1.48%) ADO.NET
12 2 (1.48%) HTML5
12 2 (1.48%) RESTful
12 2 (1.48%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.19%) Clustering
3 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.70%) PKI
4 5 (3.70%) Replication
5 3 (2.22%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.22%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.48%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) W3C
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.48%) Windows
2 22 (16.30%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.44%) Linux
6 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.48%) Unix
8 1 (0.74%) SUSE
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 29 (21.48%) High Availability
4 28 (20.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (19.26%) ETL
7 23 (17.04%) MVC
8 12 (8.89%) Analytics
8 12 (8.89%) Database Security
9 11 (8.15%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (8.15%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.67%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.93%) Coaching
11 8 (5.93%) ITIL
11 8 (5.93%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.19%) ERP
12 7 (5.19%) OO
13 6 (4.44%) SDLC
14 5 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 96 (71.11%) SQL
2 57 (42.22%) T-SQL
3 34 (25.19%) C#
4 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.70%) VB
8 3 (2.22%) VBA
9 2 (1.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.74%) ABAP
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.74%) Java
10 1 (0.74%) VB6
10 1 (0.74%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) MCITP
2 2 (1.48%) MCSE
2 2 (1.48%) MCTS
3 1 (0.74%) CCNA
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.15%) vSphere
3 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (5.93%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) SCCM
1 8 (5.93%) SCOM
2 7 (5.19%) SCOrch
3 5 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.22%) DameWare
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (2.22%) Perfmon
4 3 (2.22%) Plesk
5 2 (1.48%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.59%) VMware
3 11 (8.15%) Oracle
4 8 (5.93%) Cisco
5 5 (3.70%) CommVault
5 5 (3.70%) HP
5 5 (3.70%) Symantec
6 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.96%) Citrix
7 3 (2.22%) arcserve
7 3 (2.22%) CA
7 3 (2.22%) NetApp
7 3 (2.22%) Sage
7 3 (2.22%) Tableau
8 2 (1.48%) Dell
8 2 (1.48%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.48%) Infor
8 2 (1.48%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.48%) SAP
9 1 (0.74%) Ariba