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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.84% 9.24% 6.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.20% 24.81% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
123 133 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 31.46% 37.25% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 92 130 145
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,500
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 30 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (86.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (75.56%) .NET
3 34 (75.56%) C#
4 31 (68.89%) ASP.NET
5 29 (64.44%) WCF
6 28 (62.22%) Visual Studio
7 26 (57.78%) Web Services
8 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
8 23 (51.11%) SQL
9 21 (46.67%) VB.NET
9 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (44.44%) Windows
11 19 (42.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (40.00%) MVC
13 16 (35.56%) CSS
13 16 (35.56%) HTML
13 16 (35.56%) jQuery
13 16 (35.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (33.33%) Subversion
14 15 (33.33%) TDD
14 15 (33.33%) Scrum
14 15 (33.33%) TeamCity
15 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
15 14 (31.11%) C
15 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
16 12 (26.67%) WSDL
16 12 (26.67%) XML
16 12 (26.67%) XSLT
16 12 (26.67%) CMS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 12 (26.67%) CMS
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (86.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (35.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.44%) MySQL
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (62.22%) Visual Studio
2 19 (42.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (33.33%) Subversion
3 15 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.67%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 14 (31.11%) Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) Analyst Programmer
4 11 (24.44%) Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Developer Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) .NET Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Web Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Junior
8 4 (8.89%) DBA
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (8.89%) SQL DBA
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) .NET
2 31 (68.89%) ASP.NET
3 29 (64.44%) WCF
4 26 (57.78%) Web Services
5 16 (35.56%) CSS
5 16 (35.56%) HTML
5 16 (35.56%) jQuery
6 12 (26.67%) XML
6 12 (26.67%) XSLT
6 12 (26.67%) WSDL
7 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (8.89%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (8.89%) NHibernate
10 3 (6.67%) WPF
11 2 (4.44%) WinForms
11 2 (4.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) MVC
3 15 (33.33%) TDD
3 15 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
5 10 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 10 (22.22%) ETL
6 8 (17.78%) Data Transformation
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.33%) B2B
7 6 (13.33%) BCP
8 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.89%) B2C
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.67%) Line Management
9 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 21 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 14 (31.11%) C
5 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (15.56%) VB
6 7 (15.56%) Groovy
7 6 (13.33%) VB6
7 6 (13.33%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
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