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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 4.94% 3.61% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.78% 12.17% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 4
Average salary £40,250 £28,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.22% -10.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £33,400
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
115 115 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 33.43% 29.64% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 88 83 95
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,768 £39,500 £65,000
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 16 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bradford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 16 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (86.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (45.45%) .NET
4 19 (43.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (40.91%) VB.NET
6 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
7 15 (34.09%) IIS
8 14 (31.82%) TDD
8 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
8 14 (31.82%) FitNesse
8 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
9 13 (29.55%) C#
9 13 (29.55%) SQL
9 13 (29.55%) Web Services
9 13 (29.55%) OO
10 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
10 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 11 (25.00%) Ajax
11 11 (25.00%) jQuery
11 11 (25.00%) Web Application Development
11 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
12 10 (22.73%) Windows
13 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
14 5 (11.36%) MS Office
14 5 (11.36%) Finance
14 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
15 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (34.09%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.55%) SAS
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LAN
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
1 3 (6.82%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (86.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (43.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.55%) OLAP
7 2 (4.55%) MS Access
8 1 (2.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) FitNesse
2 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) ERwin
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) .NET Developer
2 15 (34.09%) VB.NET Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Analyst
3 14 (31.82%) Test Analyst
4 11 (25.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 11 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (4.55%) DBA
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
4 13 (29.55%) Web Services
5 11 (25.00%) Ajax
5 11 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET
7 3 (6.82%) WinForms
8 2 (4.55%) MDX
8 2 (4.55%) HTML
9 1 (2.27%) CSS
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.27%) WCF
9 1 (2.27%) WPF
9 1 (2.27%) WF
9 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) TDD
1 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
2 13 (29.55%) OO
3 11 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) OOP
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Logistics
6 2 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.27%) MVC
7 1 (2.27%) Workflow
7 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.27%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) VB.NET
2 13 (29.55%) C#
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.82%) VBA
6 2 (4.55%) VBScript
6 2 (4.55%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCVMM
1 3 (6.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) VMware