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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.10% 5.56% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.64% 14.29% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 9
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
182 196 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.35% 38.89% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 164 159 144
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,700 £28,818
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
3 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
3 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (70.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (70.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (70.37%) CRM
4 19 (70.37%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (66.67%) Windows
5 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (62.96%) SQL
6 17 (62.96%) MVC
6 17 (62.96%) Scrum
7 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
8 15 (55.56%) Business Analysis
8 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
8 15 (55.56%) Project Management
8 15 (55.56%) OO
8 15 (55.56%) Web Services
8 15 (55.56%) XML
8 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
9 13 (48.15%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (48.15%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (25.93%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) NAS
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (18.52%) CruiseControl
2 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) .NET Developer
3 12 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
3 12 (44.44%) Software Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Lead .NET Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Lead Developer
5 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
5 7 (25.93%) Lead Software Developer
6 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) DBA
8 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
8 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
1 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
2 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (55.56%) Web Services
3 15 (55.56%) XML
4 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
5 10 (37.04%) CSS
5 10 (37.04%) HTML
5 10 (37.04%) LINQ
6 9 (33.33%) CSS3
6 9 (33.33%) HTML5
6 9 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (25.93%) CSLA
7 7 (25.93%) WinForms
8 6 (22.22%) jQuery
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (11.11%) Velocity
11 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
1 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (70.37%) CRM
3 17 (62.96%) MVC
3 17 (62.96%) Scrum
4 15 (55.56%) Business Analysis
4 15 (55.56%) OO
4 15 (55.56%) Project Management
5 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (44.44%) ITIL
6 10 (37.04%) Coaching
6 10 (37.04%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (33.33%) TDD
8 3 (11.11%) High Availability
8 3 (11.11%) Line Management
8 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) MCSA
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
3 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware