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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.07% 7.39% 3.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.17% 20.80% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £38,400
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
120 125 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.66% 35.51% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 101 99 68
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,850 £29,844
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (80.00%) .NET
3 39 (70.91%) SQL
4 38 (69.09%) XML
5 35 (63.64%) C#
5 35 (63.64%) Finance
6 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
6 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
7 25 (45.45%) T-SQL
7 25 (45.45%) XSL
7 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 25 (45.45%) .NET Framework
8 24 (43.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (41.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (41.82%) Web Services
9 23 (41.82%) HTML
10 22 (40.00%) MVC
10 22 (40.00%) Mentoring
10 22 (40.00%) Coaching
11 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
11 19 (34.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 14 (25.45%) CSS
13 14 (25.45%) IIS
13 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (25.45%) Performance Testing
13 14 (25.45%) Load Testing
13 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (23.64%) Changepoint
14 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (25.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) NAS
1 1 (1.82%) Network Security
1 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (41.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
7 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (9.09%) FxCop
3 5 (9.09%) StyleCop
4 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) .NET Developer
3 17 (30.91%) C# Developer
4 16 (29.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (23.64%) Senior Developer
6 12 (21.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (21.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (21.82%) Senior C# Developer
6 12 (21.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (16.36%) DBA
7 9 (16.36%) SQL DBA
8 8 (14.55%) Applications Support
9 7 (12.73%) AWS Developer
10 6 (10.91%) Administrator
11 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
11 5 (9.09%) Analyst
11 5 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (80.00%) .NET
2 38 (69.09%) XML
3 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
4 25 (45.45%) XSL
4 25 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 23 (41.82%) Web Services
5 23 (41.82%) HTML
6 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
6 19 (34.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (25.45%) CSS
8 13 (23.64%) LINQ
8 13 (23.64%) COM+
8 13 (23.64%) XSLT
8 13 (23.64%) XHTML
8 13 (23.64%) WSDL
8 13 (23.64%) XML Schema
9 9 (16.36%) jQuery
9 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (16.36%) WCF
9 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) MVC
1 22 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 22 (40.00%) Coaching
2 14 (25.45%) Performance Testing
2 14 (25.45%) Load Testing
3 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) Regression Testing
5 10 (18.18%) SOA
6 9 (16.36%) OO
6 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.36%) Release Management
6 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (16.36%) Wealth Management
7 5 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
8 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) SQL
2 35 (63.64%) C#
3 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
4 25 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 13 (23.64%) VB6
5 13 (23.64%) C++
5 13 (23.64%) VB
5 13 (23.64%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.36%) MCSD
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) MCSA
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) MCTS
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) vSphere
2 3 (5.45%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Twitter
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) McAfee
5 1 (1.82%) F5