The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.58% 1.70% 5.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 6.06% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 14
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 Gloucester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 66 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 34.50% 28.09% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 58 55 81
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Gloucester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (66.67%) Backbone.js
4 6 (66.67%) Software Architecture
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (66.67%) Web Development
4 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Junior Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (66.67%) Backbone.js
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 6 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft