The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 12 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 8.62% 4.76% 13.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.74% 23.08% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 15
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 Dunstable region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
23 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 39.66% 20.63% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 25
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £69,950 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dunstable region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Dunstable

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (50.00%) Clustering
3 6 (50.00%) ERP
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) MCSA
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Banking

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Server Support
1 6 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Server Support Specialist
1 6 (50.00%) Server Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
1 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (25.00%) CSS3
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Tieto