The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 21 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.10% 6.17% 17.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 29.41% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 19
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Essex

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 Chelmsford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.29% 20.99% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Chelmsford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) Struts2
6 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (31.25%) Drupal
6 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 5 (31.25%) Automotive
6 5 (31.25%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) JSP
6 5 (31.25%) SOAP
6 5 (31.25%) Struts
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) VB
6 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) C++
6 5 (31.25%) Java

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 5 (31.25%) Drupal
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (25.00%) QlikView
7 3 (18.75%) DTS
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Automotive
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) MI Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) DBA
5 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Struts2
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) JSP
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
1 5 (31.25%) Struts
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) XML
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Replication
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) VB
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Red Gate