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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 32 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.74% 5.74% 9.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.09% 18.46% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 37
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
110 65 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 36.91% 31.10% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 90 62 120
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 25 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 42 (76.36%) .NET
2 42 (76.36%) C#
3 37 (67.27%) XML
4 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
5 32 (58.18%) Finance
6 30 (54.55%) Windows
6 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 30 (54.55%) SQL
7 29 (52.73%) MS Excel
7 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (47.27%) HTML
8 26 (47.27%) CSS
9 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
9 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (41.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
12 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
12 20 (36.36%) Mobile App
12 20 (36.36%) Mobile Application Development
12 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 20 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 20 (36.36%) XQuery
12 20 (36.36%) SMTP
12 20 (36.36%) FTP
12 20 (36.36%) XPath
13 17 (30.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
15 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (21.82%) Regression Testing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (52.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) SMTP
1 20 (36.36%) FTP
2 5 (9.09%) Internet
3 4 (7.27%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (41.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 14 (25.45%) 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 17 (30.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 21 (38.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 30 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 21 (38.18%) Software Developer
3 21 (38.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 16 (29.09%) Lead Developer
5 9 (16.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.36%) C# Developer
6 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Junior
8 3 (5.45%) Server Support
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (76.36%) .NET
2 37 (67.27%) XML
3 30 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 26 (47.27%) CSS
4 26 (47.27%) HTML
5 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
7 12 (21.82%) XSL
8 10 (18.18%) jQuery
9 6 (10.91%) WCF
9 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.91%) HTML5
9 6 (10.91%) CSS3
10 4 (7.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.91%) 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 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Mobile Application Development
2 12 (21.82%) Regression Testing
2 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.91%) MVC
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
6 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.45%) B2B
7 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
4 20 (36.36%) XQuery
4 20 (36.36%) XPath
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
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