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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 52 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.62% 3.46% 3.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 12.10% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 17
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
153 124 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.62% 28.57% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 105 105 144
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (25.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (20.00%) E-business
8 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (15.00%) Ajax
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (15.00%) MCP
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.00%) HP
10 2 (10.00%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (25.00%) MySQL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
1 2 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DBA
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) SQL DBA
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) XHTML
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) E-business
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Document Management
2 2 (10.00%) Web Development
2 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
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