The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield 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 20 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 3.77% 4.46% 6.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 8.77% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £38,750 £34,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.31% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,950 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £36,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
West 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 Huddersfield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
42 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 39.62% 50.89% 63.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 68
Average salary £34,250 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.78% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £37,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Huddersfield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) ERP
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) Retail
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (21.43%) VB
9 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 2 (14.29%) IIS
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (14.29%) CSS
9 2 (14.29%) MVC
9 2 (14.29%) Replication
9 2 (14.29%) Database Security
9 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (7.14%) HTML5
10 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (7.14%) Ajax

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Server Support
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) MDX
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Database Security
3 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft