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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.51% 4.19% 7.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.59% 14.29% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 26
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
98 56 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.51% 29.32% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 87 53 106
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,350 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (78.18%) C#
2 43 (78.18%) .NET
3 42 (76.36%) XML
4 31 (56.36%) SQL
4 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
5 30 (54.55%) Windows
6 29 (52.73%) Finance
6 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
8 26 (47.27%) MS Excel
9 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
10 24 (43.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (41.82%) HTML
11 23 (41.82%) CSS
12 22 (40.00%) Telecoms
13 21 (38.18%) SMTP
13 21 (38.18%) FTP
13 21 (38.18%) XQuery
13 21 (38.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 21 (38.18%) XPath
13 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 21 (38.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (38.18%) Mobile App
13 21 (38.18%) Mobile Application Development
13 21 (38.18%) Relational Database
14 20 (36.36%) .NET Framework
15 16 (29.09%) XSL
15 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (47.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) SMTP
1 21 (38.18%) FTP
2 5 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (5.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (43.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (38.18%) Relational Database
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 22 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 27 (49.09%) .NET Developer
3 22 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 22 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 16 (29.09%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior
7 3 (5.45%) Server Support
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Lead C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (78.18%) .NET
2 42 (76.36%) XML
3 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
4 23 (41.82%) CSS
4 23 (41.82%) HTML
5 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 20 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 16 (29.09%) XSL
8 6 (10.91%) jQuery
9 4 (7.27%) Ajax
10 2 (3.64%) WCF
10 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.64%) HTML5
10 2 (3.64%) CSS3
11 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Mobile Application Development
2 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 4 (7.27%) Scrum
5 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.45%) B2B
6 2 (3.64%) MVC
7 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) C#
2 31 (56.36%) SQL
3 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.18%) XQuery
4 21 (38.18%) XPath
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft