The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 18 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.33% 6.91% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.25% 20.18% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £35,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
118 114 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 28.37% 34.23% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 92 97 72
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (83.93%) .NET
3 41 (73.21%) XML
4 38 (67.86%) C#
5 34 (60.71%) SQL
6 32 (57.14%) Finance
7 28 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 28 (50.00%) XSL
8 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
9 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
9 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
10 25 (44.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
11 24 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
12 20 (35.71%) HTML
12 20 (35.71%) Web Services
13 19 (33.93%) MVC
13 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (33.93%) Mentoring
13 19 (33.93%) Coaching
14 18 (32.14%) Regression Testing
15 16 (28.57%) CSS
16 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (19.64%) Performance Testing
17 11 (19.64%) Load Testing
17 11 (19.64%) IIS
17 11 (19.64%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 11 (19.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.79%) Network Security
1 1 (1.79%) NAS
1 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
6 9 (16.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (12.50%) FxCop
3 7 (12.50%) StyleCop
4 3 (5.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) .NET Developer
3 18 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 17 (30.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (23.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (23.21%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (23.21%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (23.21%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (19.64%) AWS Developer
8 9 (16.07%) SQL DBA
8 9 (16.07%) DBA
9 8 (14.29%) Applications Support
10 6 (10.71%) Administrator
11 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
11 5 (8.93%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
11 5 (8.93%) Analyst
11 5 (8.93%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (83.93%) .NET
2 41 (73.21%) XML
3 28 (50.00%) XSL
3 28 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 24 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (35.71%) HTML
6 20 (35.71%) Web Services
7 16 (28.57%) CSS
8 10 (17.86%) COM+
8 10 (17.86%) WSDL
8 10 (17.86%) XML Schema
8 10 (17.86%) XSLT
8 10 (17.86%) XHTML
8 10 (17.86%) LINQ
9 9 (16.07%) jQuery
9 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (16.07%) WCF
9 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) MVC
1 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (33.93%) Mentoring
1 19 (33.93%) Coaching
2 18 (32.14%) Regression Testing
3 11 (19.64%) Performance Testing
3 11 (19.64%) Load Testing
4 10 (17.86%) SOA
5 9 (16.07%) OO
5 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.07%) Wealth Management
5 9 (16.07%) Release Management
5 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.50%) DevOps
6 7 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 7 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) C#
2 34 (60.71%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 20 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 10 (17.86%) VB
5 10 (17.86%) VB6
5 10 (17.86%) PHP
5 10 (17.86%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.07%) MCSD
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.79%) MCTS
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) vSphere
2 3 (5.36%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Twitter
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) McAfee
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) F5