The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 39 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 48 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.84% 3.85% 2.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.22% 12.56% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 40 24 13
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £28,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
296 199 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 36.01% 30.62% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 232 171 187
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the North East

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +2 38 £33,500 -2.89% 8
Durham 0 8 £42,500 -5.55%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (62.90%) C#
3 35 (56.45%) MS Excel
4 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
4 29 (46.77%) .NET
5 28 (45.16%) SQL
6 26 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
8 24 (38.71%) HTML
9 20 (32.26%) CSS
10 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
11 17 (27.42%) Windows
11 17 (27.42%) N-Tier
11 17 (27.42%) Ajax
12 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
12 16 (25.81%) WCF
12 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (20.97%) VB
13 13 (20.97%) Web Services
13 13 (20.97%) XHTML
14 12 (19.35%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (19.35%) XML
14 12 (19.35%) C++
14 12 (19.35%) Migration
15 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (16.13%) CRM
16 10 (16.13%) OO
16 10 (16.13%) jQuery
16 10 (16.13%) Web Development
17 9 (14.52%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 12 (19.35%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (56.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.61%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) Intranet
2 4 (6.45%) Extranet
3 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) WAN
3 3 (4.84%) DHCP
3 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (41.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Developer
2 35 (56.45%) Software Developer
3 17 (27.42%) C# Developer
4 14 (22.58%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (19.35%) C++/C# Developer
5 12 (19.35%) C++ Software Developer
5 12 (19.35%) C++ Developer
6 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Web Developer
8 7 (11.29%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Analyst
9 6 (9.68%) Applications Support
10 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
10 5 (8.06%) Field Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) Junior
12 3 (4.84%) Business Developer
12 3 (4.84%) DBA
12 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.71%) HTML
4 20 (32.26%) CSS
5 17 (27.42%) Ajax
6 16 (25.81%) WCF
7 13 (20.97%) Web Services
7 13 (20.97%) XHTML
8 12 (19.35%) XML
9 10 (16.13%) jQuery
10 9 (14.52%) HTML5
11 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (8.06%) CSS3
13 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (4.84%) WinForms
15 2 (3.23%) SOAP
16 1 (1.61%) Razor View Engine
16 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) N-Tier
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Blog
3 4 (6.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.61%) UNIX
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Migration
2 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) Web Development
3 10 (16.13%) OO
3 10 (16.13%) CRM
4 7 (11.29%) MVC
4 7 (11.29%) Scrum
5 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.06%) Web Application Development
6 4 (6.45%) Graceful Degradation
6 4 (6.45%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.45%) Data Management
6 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) Service Management
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 39 (62.90%) C#
2 28 (45.16%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
4 13 (20.97%) VB
5 12 (19.35%) C++
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Java
7 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) MCP
3 4 (6.45%) MCSD
3 4 (6.45%) MCSE
3 4 (6.45%) MCTS
3 4 (6.45%) MCITP
3 4 (6.45%) MCPD
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) WSUS
1 2 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco
3 6 (9.68%) VMware
4 5 (8.06%) HP
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) NetApp
6 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.61%) Sage
7 1 (1.61%) Sony
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