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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.65% 5.61% 8.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.66% 16.84% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
131 95 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.35% 33.33% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 107 85 62
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (86.27%) .NET
3 43 (84.31%) C#
3 43 (84.31%) XML
4 32 (62.75%) XSL
4 32 (62.75%) .NET Framework
5 31 (60.78%) AngularJS
5 31 (60.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
7 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 24 (47.06%) SQL
7 24 (47.06%) Regression Testing
8 20 (39.22%) Finance
8 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
9 18 (35.29%) Mentoring
10 17 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 17 (33.33%) HTML
10 17 (33.33%) CSS
10 17 (33.33%) Web Services
11 16 (31.37%) MVC
11 16 (31.37%) Coaching
12 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (19.61%) SOA
13 10 (19.61%) WCF
14 9 (17.65%) Wealth Management
14 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (17.65%) Release Management

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (15.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) NAS
2 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) SMTP
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.73%) FxCop
2 7 (13.73%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) .NET Developer
2 19 (37.25%) C# Developer
3 17 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (29.41%) Senior Developer
5 14 (27.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (25.49%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (25.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (25.49%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
7 5 (9.80%) Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (86.27%) .NET
2 43 (84.31%) XML
3 32 (62.75%) XSL
3 32 (62.75%) .NET Framework
4 31 (60.78%) AngularJS
4 31 (60.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 17 (33.33%) CSS
6 17 (33.33%) HTML
6 17 (33.33%) Web Services
7 10 (19.61%) WCF
8 9 (17.65%) jQuery
8 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (13.73%) LINQ
9 7 (13.73%) COM+
9 7 (13.73%) ADO.NET
9 7 (13.73%) WSDL
9 7 (13.73%) XML Schema
9 7 (13.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Regression Testing
3 18 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 16 (31.37%) Coaching
4 16 (31.37%) MVC
5 10 (19.61%) SOA
6 9 (17.65%) OO
6 9 (17.65%) Wealth Management
6 9 (17.65%) Release Management
7 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Load Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Multithreading
8 7 (13.73%) Web Application Development
8 7 (13.73%) DevOps
9 3 (5.88%) Line Management
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.96%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) C#
2 24 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (13.73%) VB
4 7 (13.73%) VB6
4 7 (13.73%) PHP
4 7 (13.73%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.65%) MCSD
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) vSphere
2 3 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Twitter
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) McAfee
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) F5
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday