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 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 32 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.93% - 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.96% - 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £35,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
67 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 32.68% 26.36% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 19
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (35.71%) LiteSpeed
7 5 (35.71%) Data Transformation
7 5 (35.71%) Database Security
7 5 (35.71%) Replication
7 5 (35.71%) Clustering
7 5 (35.71%) ETL
7 5 (35.71%) SAN
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
8 4 (28.57%) Informatica
8 4 (28.57%) Teradata
8 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (28.57%) Banking
8 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
10 2 (14.29%) Oracle
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DBA
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server DBA
1 5 (35.71%) SQL DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) WPF
2 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Replication
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Data Transformation
3 5 (35.71%) Database Security
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Informatica
2 4 (28.57%) Teradata
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle