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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 51 25 52
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.77% 7.07% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.79% 21.76% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 20
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
235 216 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.31% 32.48% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 180 190 226
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 August 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 -10 19 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Durham -5 4 £31,500 -30.00% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (64.44%) SQL
3 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 22 (48.89%) Windows
5 21 (46.67%) T-SQL
5 21 (46.67%) C#
5 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 17 (37.78%) .NET
7 16 (35.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (28.89%) HTML
9 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
9 13 (28.89%) Oracle
10 12 (26.67%) CSS
11 11 (24.44%) MCP
11 11 (24.44%) MySQL
11 11 (24.44%) WCF
12 10 (22.22%) Web Services
13 9 (20.00%) XML
13 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
14 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (17.78%) N-Tier
15 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (15.56%) C++
15 7 (15.56%) Ajax
15 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (15.56%) Migration
15 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (24.44%) MySQL
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.22%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Local Government
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Software Developer
3 15 (33.33%) DBA
4 12 (26.67%) SQL DBA
5 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
6 8 (17.78%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (15.56%) C++/C# Developer
7 7 (15.56%) SQL Server DBA
7 7 (15.56%) C++ Software Developer
7 7 (15.56%) C++ Developer
8 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Administrator
8 6 (13.33%) Analyst
9 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
9 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
10 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
10 4 (8.89%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (8.89%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
2 13 (28.89%) HTML
3 12 (26.67%) CSS
4 11 (24.44%) WCF
5 10 (22.22%) Web Services
6 9 (20.00%) XML
7 7 (15.56%) Ajax
7 7 (15.56%) jQuery
8 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (11.11%) HTML5
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (11.11%) XHTML
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (8.89%) CSS3
11 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.22%) LINQ
12 1 (2.22%) EDI
12 1 (2.22%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.67%) Replication
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Blog
2 3 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) E-business
2 6 (13.33%) MVC
3 5 (11.11%) Web Development
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Scrum
3 5 (11.11%) OO
3 5 (11.11%) CRM
4 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.89%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.67%) Graceful Degradation
5 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (6.67%) Data Management
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) ERP
6 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) T-SQL
2 21 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) C++
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) MCP
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.67%) MCTS
5 3 (6.67%) MCITP
5 3 (6.67%) MCPD
5 3 (6.67%) MCSD
5 3 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) WSUS
1 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.22%) Epicor
4 1 (2.22%) Sony
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
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