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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.64% 0.99% 8.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 3.64% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 20
Average salary £36,250 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,750 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,750 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Gloucester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
56 55 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 33.94% 27.09% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 77
Average salary £38,500 £33,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.92% -5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £43,100 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Gloucester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 6 (50.00%) Web Development
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (50.00%) Software Architecture
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (50.00%) Backbone.js
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft