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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.64% 6.48% 3.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.40% 19.27% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £29,400 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £45,000 £36,300
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
125 109 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.64% 33.64% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 100 98 71
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (88.68%) .NET
3 39 (73.58%) C#
3 39 (73.58%) XML
4 30 (56.60%) SQL
5 29 (54.72%) XSL
5 29 (54.72%) .NET Framework
6 28 (52.83%) AngularJS
6 28 (52.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
7 26 (49.06%) Finance
8 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
8 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
9 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (43.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (39.62%) Regression Testing
11 17 (32.08%) HTML
11 17 (32.08%) T-SQL
11 17 (32.08%) CSS
11 17 (32.08%) Web Services
11 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
12 16 (30.19%) MVC
12 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (30.19%) Coaching
13 10 (18.87%) SOA
13 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (16.98%) MCSD
14 9 (16.98%) OO
14 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
14 9 (16.98%) RDBMS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (15.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
1 1 (1.89%) SAN
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
1 1 (1.89%) NAS
1 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.98%) RDBMS
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (13.21%) FxCop
3 7 (13.21%) StyleCop
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) C# Developer
3 18 (33.96%) .NET Developer
4 17 (32.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (26.42%) AWS Developer
5 14 (26.42%) Senior Developer
6 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (24.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (24.53%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (24.53%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (24.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (15.09%) SQL DBA
7 8 (15.09%) DBA
8 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
8 5 (9.43%) Administrator
8 5 (9.43%) Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (88.68%) .NET
2 39 (73.58%) XML
3 29 (54.72%) XSL
3 29 (54.72%) .NET Framework
4 28 (52.83%) AngularJS
4 28 (52.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
6 17 (32.08%) CSS
6 17 (32.08%) HTML
6 17 (32.08%) Web Services
7 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (16.98%) WCF
7 9 (16.98%) jQuery
7 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (13.21%) LINQ
8 7 (13.21%) COM+
8 7 (13.21%) ADO.NET
8 7 (13.21%) WSDL
8 7 (13.21%) XML Schema
8 7 (13.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Regression Testing
3 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
4 16 (30.19%) Coaching
4 16 (30.19%) MVC
5 10 (18.87%) SOA
6 9 (16.98%) OO
6 9 (16.98%) Wealth Management
6 9 (16.98%) Release Management
7 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (15.09%) Performance Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Load Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
8 7 (13.21%) DevOps
8 7 (13.21%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.66%) Line Management
10 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.89%) Straight-Through Processing
10 1 (1.89%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) C#
2 30 (56.60%) SQL
3 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 17 (32.08%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.21%) VB
5 7 (13.21%) VB6
5 7 (13.21%) PHP
5 7 (13.21%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.98%) MCSD
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) MCSA
3 1 (1.89%) MCP
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.89%) MCTS
3 1 (1.89%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) vSphere
2 3 (5.66%) XenApp
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Twitter
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) McAfee
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) F5