The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.49% 6.50% 8.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.10% 15.09% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 23
Average salary £41,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £31,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
155 159 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 35.15% 43.09% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 110 125 121
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,975
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (72.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (68.00%) .NET
5 15 (60.00%) C#
5 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (52.00%) VB.NET
6 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
6 13 (52.00%) OOP
6 13 (52.00%) OO
7 12 (48.00%) WinForms
8 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (28.00%) VBA
9 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (28.00%) Legal
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET
10 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (16.00%) Finance
13 3 (12.00%) VBScript
13 3 (12.00%) VB
13 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
13 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (72.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 7 (28.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) MI Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) DBA
7 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (48.00%) WinForms
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET
7 3 (12.00%) MDX
8 2 (8.00%) DCOM
8 2 (8.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) DOM
8 2 (8.00%) XSLT
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) OOP
1 13 (52.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (28.00%) VBA
6 3 (12.00%) VBScript
6 3 (12.00%) VB
7 2 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) VB6
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Sybase