The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.01% 1.27% 3.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.67% 5.19% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 14
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £30,600 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
SQL Server 2008
Tyne and Wear

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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
150 135 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.78% 24.55% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 133 107 106
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (83.33%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) C#
2 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (63.33%) Ajax
5 18 (60.00%) CSS
5 18 (60.00%) HTML
6 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
7 12 (40.00%) OO
8 11 (36.67%) Windows
8 11 (36.67%) SQL
9 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 10 (33.33%) jQuery
9 10 (33.33%) CRM
10 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (30.00%) Web Development
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (26.67%) XHTML
12 7 (23.33%) IIS
12 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (20.00%) WCF
13 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
13 6 (20.00%) VB

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (23.33%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Web Developer
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Web Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Development Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Development Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Application Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) .NET
1 25 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 19 (63.33%) Ajax
3 18 (60.00%) CSS
3 18 (60.00%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 10 (33.33%) jQuery
5 8 (26.67%) XHTML
6 6 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (10.00%) XML
7 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET
8 2 (6.67%) CSS3
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.67%) HTML5
9 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (3.33%) Web Services
9 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) OO
2 10 (33.33%) CRM
3 9 (30.00%) Web Development
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCTS
2 5 (16.67%) MCP
2 5 (16.67%) MCAD
2 5 (16.67%) MCSD
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) NetApp
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard