The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.98% 2.15% 8.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.24% 6.49% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 32
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,300 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
113 77 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.85% 33.05% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 101 76 88
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
Gloucestershire

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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 25 (71.43%) C#
3 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
4 20 (57.14%) Finance
4 20 (57.14%) CSS
4 20 (57.14%) HTML
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 19 (54.29%) Windows
5 19 (54.29%) MS Excel
6 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
8 16 (45.71%) SQL
9 15 (42.86%) XML
9 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (37.14%) SMTP
11 13 (37.14%) FTP
12 12 (34.29%) XQuery
12 12 (34.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
12 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
12 12 (34.29%) Mobile Application Development
12 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 12 (34.29%) XPath
12 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
13 11 (31.43%) jQuery
14 8 (22.86%) MVC
15 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (54.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) SMTP
1 13 (37.14%) FTP
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) SMPP
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.71%) MySQL
6 2 (5.71%) FileMaker
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 22 (62.86%) .NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Software Developer
3 12 (34.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Lead Developer
5 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Lead C# Developer
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) DBA
8 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Network Support
8 1 (2.86%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (57.14%) CSS
3 20 (57.14%) HTML
4 15 (42.86%) XML
5 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 11 (31.43%) jQuery
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (17.14%) HTML5
7 6 (17.14%) CSS3
7 6 (17.14%) WCF
7 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.43%) Ajax
9 3 (8.57%) XSL
10 2 (5.71%) Flash
10 2 (5.71%) Symfony
10 2 (5.71%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (22.86%) MVC
3 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Scrum
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.57%) B2B
4 2 (5.71%) OOP
4 2 (5.71%) Web Development
4 2 (5.71%) Android Development
4 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) XQuery
4 12 (34.29%) XPath
5 5 (14.29%) VB
6 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe