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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 32 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.54% 7.51% 3.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.99% 20.97% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 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 £36,250 £42,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
153 124 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 32.62% 35.84% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 131 116 108
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 28 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (74.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 34 (66.67%) .NET
3 34 (66.67%) C#
4 30 (58.82%) SQL
4 30 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 28 (54.90%) Visual Studio
5 28 (54.90%) WCF
6 27 (52.94%) Web Services
7 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
8 23 (45.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (43.14%) Windows
9 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
10 21 (41.18%) VB.NET
11 18 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (33.33%) MVC
13 16 (31.37%) Scrum
13 16 (31.37%) Subversion
13 16 (31.37%) TDD
13 16 (31.37%) TeamCity
14 15 (29.41%) Waterfall
14 15 (29.41%) jQuery
14 15 (29.41%) CSS
14 15 (29.41%) HTML
14 15 (29.41%) C
15 13 (25.49%) XML
15 13 (25.49%) XSLT
15 13 (25.49%) WSDL
15 13 (25.49%) CMS
16 12 (23.53%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (25.49%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.96%) Lync
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (74.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (45.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
8 6 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.92%) MySQL
10 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (54.90%) Visual Studio
2 18 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (31.37%) Subversion
3 16 (31.37%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.88%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) .NET Developer
3 20 (39.22%) Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Analyst Programmer
4 10 (19.61%) Programmer
4 10 (19.61%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) .NET Programmer
5 8 (15.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 8 (15.69%) Developer Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Web Developer
7 6 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Information Systems Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Information Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (5.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (66.67%) .NET
2 30 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 28 (54.90%) WCF
4 27 (52.94%) Web Services
5 15 (29.41%) jQuery
5 15 (29.41%) CSS
5 15 (29.41%) HTML
6 13 (25.49%) XML
6 13 (25.49%) XSLT
6 13 (25.49%) WSDL
7 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
7 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.88%) WPF
8 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.92%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (3.92%) NHibernate
9 2 (3.92%) WinForms
9 2 (3.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) MVC
2 16 (31.37%) Scrum
2 16 (31.37%) TDD
3 15 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 12 (23.53%) ETL
5 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (19.61%) Workflow
6 10 (19.61%) CRM
6 10 (19.61%) Data Management
6 10 (19.61%) Data Transformation
7 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.76%) BCP
9 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.88%) OOP
10 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
11 2 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) SQL
3 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
4 21 (41.18%) VB.NET
5 15 (29.41%) C
6 8 (15.69%) Groovy
6 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
7 7 (13.73%) VB
7 7 (13.73%) PHP
8 6 (11.76%) VB6
9 3 (5.88%) Perl
9 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) XenApp
1 1 (1.96%) XenServer
1 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
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