The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 0.62% 0.30% 3.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.51% 1.43% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
North Yorkshire

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 Harrogate region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
57 70 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 17.54% 21.08% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 79
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Harrogate

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (66.67%) Data Transformation
3 4 (66.67%) XPath
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) XQuery
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) XPath
2 4 (66.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software