The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bradford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.82% 2.86% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.04% 9.65% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 3
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -10.93%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
108 114 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 31.76% 29.69% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 82 82 92
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £26,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,768 £39,500 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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 23 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (42.86%) .NET
5 17 (40.48%) VB.NET
5 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
6 15 (35.71%) IIS
7 14 (33.33%) TDD
7 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 14 (33.33%) FitNesse
8 13 (30.95%) C#
8 13 (30.95%) Web Services
8 13 (30.95%) OO
9 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 12 (28.57%) SQL
9 12 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 11 (26.19%) jQuery
10 11 (26.19%) Ajax
10 11 (26.19%) Web Application Development
11 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
12 9 (21.43%) Windows
12 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (9.52%) OOP
15 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
15 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET
15 4 (9.52%) MS Office

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 15 (35.71%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) LAN
1 3 (7.14%) WAN
1 3 (7.14%) VPN
1 3 (7.14%) SAN
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (85.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.76%) OLAP
7 2 (4.76%) MS Access
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 12 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) ERwin
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 15 (35.71%) VB.NET Developer
3 14 (33.33%) Analyst
3 14 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 11 (26.19%) Senior Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technician
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.76%) DBA
6 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) .NET
2 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 13 (30.95%) Web Services
5 11 (26.19%) Ajax
5 11 (26.19%) jQuery
6 4 (9.52%) ADO.NET
7 3 (7.14%) WinForms
8 2 (4.76%) HTML
8 2 (4.76%) MDX
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) TDD
1 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 13 (30.95%) OO
3 11 (26.19%) Web Application Development
4 4 (9.52%) OOP
4 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Logistics
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) MVC
7 1 (2.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) VB.NET
2 13 (30.95%) C#
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) WSUS
1 3 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle