The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 21 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 29 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.97% 7.67% 4.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.47% 22.22% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 14
Average salary £43,900 £47,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.57% +13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
166 117 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 34.16% 34.51% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 144 110 102
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 23 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (75.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 35 (66.04%) .NET
3 35 (66.04%) C#
4 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
5 29 (54.72%) Visual Studio
5 29 (54.72%) SQL
5 29 (54.72%) Web Services
5 29 (54.72%) WCF
6 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
7 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
7 24 (45.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (43.40%) Windows
9 20 (37.74%) VB.NET
10 19 (35.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (33.96%) MVC
12 16 (30.19%) CSS
12 16 (30.19%) HTML
12 16 (30.19%) TeamCity
12 16 (30.19%) jQuery
12 16 (30.19%) Scrum
12 16 (30.19%) Subversion
12 16 (30.19%) TDD
13 15 (28.30%) C
13 15 (28.30%) Waterfall
14 13 (24.53%) XML
14 13 (24.53%) XSLT
14 13 (24.53%) WSDL
14 13 (24.53%) CMS
15 12 (22.64%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (24.53%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.77%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (3.77%) Lync
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) Papyrus
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
3 2 (3.77%) DHCP
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (75.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (45.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (18.87%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (15.09%) RDBMS
7 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (11.32%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.77%) MySQL
9 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Visual Studio
2 19 (35.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (30.19%) Subversion
3 16 (30.19%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.66%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 21 (39.62%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Analyst Programmer
3 11 (20.75%) Programmer
3 11 (20.75%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Developer Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Programmer
4 8 (15.09%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 7 (13.21%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.32%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Information Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Information Systems Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (66.04%) .NET
2 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
3 29 (54.72%) Web Services
3 29 (54.72%) WCF
4 16 (30.19%) HTML
4 16 (30.19%) jQuery
4 16 (30.19%) CSS
5 13 (24.53%) XML
5 13 (24.53%) XSLT
5 13 (24.53%) WSDL
6 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
6 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (5.66%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (5.66%) NHibernate
8 3 (5.66%) WPF
9 2 (3.77%) WinForms
9 2 (3.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) MVC
2 16 (30.19%) Scrum
2 16 (30.19%) TDD
3 15 (28.30%) Waterfall
4 12 (22.64%) ETL
5 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (18.87%) CRM
6 10 (18.87%) Data Management
6 10 (18.87%) Workflow
6 10 (18.87%) Data Transformation
7 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.32%) BCP
9 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.66%) OOP
10 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) C#
2 29 (54.72%) SQL
3 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
4 20 (37.74%) VB.NET
5 15 (28.30%) C
6 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
6 8 (15.09%) Groovy
7 7 (13.21%) VB
7 7 (13.21%) PHP
8 6 (11.32%) VB6
9 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.66%) Perl
10 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.77%) XenApp
1 2 (3.77%) XenServer
1 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) LANDesk
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
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