The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 15 38
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 38 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.13% 10.58% 5.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.08% 28.15% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
130 135 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 31.55% 37.60% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 100 130 140
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Luton

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Luton region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (83.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 37 (75.51%) .NET
3 37 (75.51%) C#
4 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET
5 31 (63.27%) WCF
6 30 (61.22%) Visual Studio
7 29 (59.18%) Web Services
8 27 (55.10%) SQL
9 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
10 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (44.90%) VB.NET
11 21 (42.86%) Windows
12 20 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (40.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (38.78%) MVC
14 17 (34.69%) CSS
14 17 (34.69%) HTML
14 17 (34.69%) jQuery
15 16 (32.65%) TeamCity
15 16 (32.65%) Subversion
15 16 (32.65%) TDD
15 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
15 16 (32.65%) Scrum
16 15 (30.61%) C
16 15 (30.61%) Waterfall
17 13 (26.53%) XML
17 13 (26.53%) XSLT
17 13 (26.53%) WSDL
17 13 (26.53%) CMS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 13 (26.53%) CMS
2 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
1 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (83.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
5 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
7 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (12.24%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.08%) MySQL
11 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (61.22%) Visual Studio
2 20 (40.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (32.65%) TeamCity
3 16 (32.65%) Subversion
4 3 (6.12%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 23 (46.94%) .NET Developer
3 17 (34.69%) Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Analyst Programmer
4 12 (24.49%) Programmer
5 9 (18.37%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (16.33%) Developer Analyst
6 8 (16.33%) .NET Programmer
6 8 (16.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
8 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
8 6 (12.24%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Junior
10 4 (8.16%) DBA
10 4 (8.16%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
10 4 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET
3 31 (63.27%) WCF
4 29 (59.18%) Web Services
5 17 (34.69%) CSS
5 17 (34.69%) HTML
5 17 (34.69%) jQuery
6 13 (26.53%) XML
6 13 (26.53%) XSLT
6 13 (26.53%) WSDL
7 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
8 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.16%) NHibernate
10 4 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (8.16%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (6.12%) WPF
12 2 (4.08%) JSP
12 2 (4.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) MVC
3 16 (32.65%) TDD
3 16 (32.65%) Scrum
4 15 (30.61%) Waterfall
5 12 (24.49%) ETL
6 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
7 10 (20.41%) Data Transformation
8 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.24%) B2B
9 6 (12.24%) BCP
10 5 (10.20%) Data Management
10 5 (10.20%) Workflow
10 5 (10.20%) CRM
11 4 (8.16%) B2C
11 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) C#
2 27 (55.10%) SQL
3 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
4 22 (44.90%) VB.NET
5 15 (30.61%) C
6 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
7 8 (16.33%) Groovy
8 7 (14.29%) VB
8 7 (14.29%) PHP
9 6 (12.24%) VB6
10 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
10 3 (6.12%) Perl
11 2 (4.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe