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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 57 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.50% 8.63% 10.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.32% 24.11% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 30
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
152 112 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.81% 35.78% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 121 105 89
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £31,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (50.00%) Remedy
4 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) SaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (50.00%) Rackspace
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) VB

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Pensions Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) COM+
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WSDL
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (12.50%) ADO
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy