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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 18 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 5.04% 1.53% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.43% 7.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £31,500 £30,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -
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
28 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 23.53% 19.85% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 19
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (42.86%) Data Management
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 5 (35.71%) CSS3
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) Graceful Degradation
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Blog

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) MIS Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 3 (21.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
1 4 (28.57%) Blog
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Data Management
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
4 4 (28.57%) Graceful Degradation
4 4 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (28.57%) MCPD
3 4 (28.57%) MCTS
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 4 (28.57%) MCP
3 4 (28.57%) MCSD
3 4 (28.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sage
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
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