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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.15% 2.68% 5.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.64% 8.50% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 36
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
282 247 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 39.00% 31.51% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 235 221 180
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +5 25 £34,500 -10.96% 2
Northumberland +6 4 £25,000 -21.25% 1
Durham -1 1 £37,500 +19.04%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
3 40 (58.82%) C#
3 40 (58.82%) .NET
3 40 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 37 (54.41%) SQL
5 35 (51.47%) Windows
6 33 (48.53%) CSS
6 33 (48.53%) HTML
7 30 (44.12%) Ajax
8 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
9 23 (33.82%) OO
10 21 (30.88%) CRM
11 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
12 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (20.59%) Web Development
13 14 (20.59%) .NET Framework
13 14 (20.59%) jQuery
13 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (19.12%) VMware
14 13 (19.12%) IIS
14 13 (19.12%) XHTML
15 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
15 12 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (17.65%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (19.12%) IIS
2 12 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.41%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Fireworks
2 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.18%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) WAN
2 9 (13.24%) LAN
3 8 (11.76%) Firewall
3 8 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (11.76%) SAN
4 4 (5.88%) SSL
4 4 (5.88%) DHCP
4 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.41%) SAP BI
8 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.94%) MySQL
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.47%) Local Government
1 1 (1.47%) Retail
1 1 (1.47%) Finance
1 1 (1.47%) Advertising
1 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) .NET Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 12 (17.65%) DBA
5 11 (16.18%) SharePoint Developer
5 11 (16.18%) SQL DBA
6 9 (13.24%) Field Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (10.29%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Analyst
9 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Development Manager
11 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
11 4 (5.88%) Web Manager
11 4 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) .NET
1 40 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 33 (48.53%) CSS
2 33 (48.53%) HTML
3 30 (44.12%) Ajax
4 14 (20.59%) .NET Framework
4 14 (20.59%) jQuery
5 13 (19.12%) XHTML
6 12 (17.65%) WCF
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.94%) Web Services
8 2 (2.94%) HTML5
8 2 (2.94%) CSS3
9 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.47%) XML
9 1 (1.47%) XSLT
9 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.88%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (51.47%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) OO
2 21 (30.88%) CRM
3 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.59%) Web Development
5 11 (16.18%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (13.24%) ERP
7 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.35%) MVC
8 2 (2.94%) Data Management
8 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.94%) ETL
8 2 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.47%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (1.47%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.47%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.47%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.47%) Time Management
9 1 (1.47%) Document Management
9 1 (1.47%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) C#
2 37 (54.41%) SQL
3 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
5 11 (16.18%) VB
6 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (16.18%) MCTS
2 11 (16.18%) MCP
2 11 (16.18%) MCAD
2 11 (16.18%) MCSD
3 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) VMware
3 8 (11.76%) NetApp
3 8 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 4 (5.88%) CA
5 3 (4.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) Dell
7 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard
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