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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.26% 5.49% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.91% 15.29% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 8
Average salary £46,250 £46,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.54% +17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £43,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
110 157 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 29.89% 35.93% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 95 139 83
Average salary £45,000 £43,900 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +15.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (46.15%) ETL
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (38.46%) MDX
5 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) .NET
6 9 (34.62%) C#
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
7 7 (26.92%) ERP
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) HTML
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Citrix
9 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 5 (19.23%) Clustering
9 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
10 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
10 4 (15.38%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (7.69%) OLAP
6 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
2 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Server Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Server Support
3 5 (19.23%) Support Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Server Support Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) MI Developer
6 2 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) MDX
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 4 (15.38%) CSS3
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) jQuery
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
7 1 (3.85%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
7 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (46.15%) ETL
3 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 7 (26.92%) ERP
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Line Management
8 2 (7.69%) Release Management
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) UML
9 1 (3.85%) MVC
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C
3 4 (15.38%) VB
3 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
1 5 (19.23%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Infor