The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham 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 21 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 1.00% 0.76% 5.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 4.35% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
North East

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 Durham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 31.00% 17.56% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 11
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £33,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Durham

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Durham

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Durham region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 1 £37,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) WinForms
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) LAN

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) MIS Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware