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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.86% 5.42% 8.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.86% 17.24% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 27
Average salary £45,000 £43,900 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
102 145 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 27.13% 31.45% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 101 124 117
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,007 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (70.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) C
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) VB
5 9 (45.00%) MS Office
5 9 (45.00%) SDLC
6 7 (35.00%) HTML5
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) CSS3
7 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (30.00%) ETL
7 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
7 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) UML
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (15.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (45.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP
6 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (10.00%) NUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
1 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) CSS3
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (25.00%) MDX
5 3 (15.00%) LINQ
5 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (30.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) UML
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 2 (10.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) VB
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft