The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.94% - 2.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.70% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Cheshire

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 Knutsford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
63 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 38.89% 23.97% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55 30 27
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Knutsford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) Replication
4 5 (41.67%) Clustering
4 5 (41.67%) LiteSpeed
4 5 (41.67%) Database Security
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Blog
7 2 (16.67%) WPF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) DBA
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (41.67%) SQL DBA
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Database Security
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft