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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.03% 4.50% 6.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.99% 15.38% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 23
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £66,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
153 130 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 35.50% 29.28% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 139 111 114
Average salary £42,319 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.51% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (57.50%) SQL
5 21 (52.50%) C#
5 21 (52.50%) .NET
6 18 (45.00%) Web Services
7 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
8 15 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (35.00%) ETL
9 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
10 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
11 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (30.00%) WCF
12 11 (27.50%) jQuery
12 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (25.00%) Windows
13 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
15 8 (20.00%) Oracle
15 8 (20.00%) OLAP
15 8 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (20.00%) SAP
15 8 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
15 8 (20.00%) JD Edwards
15 8 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
15 8 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
15 8 (20.00%) Workflow
15 8 (20.00%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Papyrus
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (5.00%) Lync
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (20.00%) OLAP
6 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.50%) DB2
9 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
2 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.00%) Subversion
3 6 (15.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.00%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.50%) MyEclipse
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Programmer
3 8 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (17.50%) Data Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Data Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) Web Services
3 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
4 12 (30.00%) WCF
5 11 (27.50%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) CSS
6 7 (17.50%) XML
6 7 (17.50%) XSLT
6 7 (17.50%) HTML
7 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (10.00%) WSDL
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.50%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.50%) NHibernate
9 3 (7.50%) SOAP
10 1 (2.50%) ICEfaces
10 1 (2.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ETL
2 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.00%) Workflow
4 7 (17.50%) MVC
4 7 (17.50%) Data Management
4 7 (17.50%) CRM
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) Data Transformation
6 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 21 (52.50%) C#
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) C
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) Groovy
6 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.00%) VBA
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.00%) XenApp
1 2 (5.00%) XenServer
1 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (20.00%) SAP
2 8 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.50%) Sunopsis
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton
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Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago