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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 48 58 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 37 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.66% 2.32% 6.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.64% 7.46% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 45
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,750 £37,500
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
318 228 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 40.05% 31.15% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 266 205 196
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +12 34 £34,500 -13.75% 4
Northumberland +2 2 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Durham +4 1 £37,500 +19.04% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 42 (60.87%) SQL
4 38 (55.07%) C#
4 38 (55.07%) .NET
4 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET
4 38 (55.07%) Windows
5 32 (46.38%) CSS
5 32 (46.38%) HTML
6 30 (43.48%) Ajax
7 24 (34.78%) OO
8 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 22 (31.88%) CRM
10 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (23.19%) T-SQL
13 15 (21.74%) VMware
13 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (20.29%) Web Development
14 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
14 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
15 13 (18.84%) IIS
15 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
15 13 (18.84%) XHTML
15 13 (18.84%) WCF
16 12 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (18.84%) IIS
1 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 12 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Fireworks
2 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) WAN
2 11 (15.94%) LAN
3 10 (14.49%) SAN
3 10 (14.49%) Firewall
3 10 (14.49%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (5.80%) DHCP
4 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.80%) DNS
4 4 (5.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.25%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.35%) SAP BI
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.90%) MySQL
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.45%) Back Office
1 1 (1.45%) Finance
1 1 (1.45%) Advertising
1 1 (1.45%) Retail
1 1 (1.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 12 (17.39%) DBA
4 11 (15.94%) Field Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) SQL DBA
4 11 (15.94%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (11.59%) .NET Web Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (8.70%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 3 (4.35%) Junior SQL Server DBA
10 3 (4.35%) Web Manager
10 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.07%) ASP.NET
1 38 (55.07%) .NET
2 32 (46.38%) HTML
2 32 (46.38%) CSS
3 30 (43.48%) Ajax
4 14 (20.29%) .NET Framework
5 13 (18.84%) WCF
5 13 (18.84%) XHTML
6 11 (15.94%) jQuery
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.35%) HTML5
8 3 (4.35%) CSS3
8 3 (4.35%) Web Services
9 2 (2.90%) XML
10 1 (1.45%) XSLT
10 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 1 (1.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.80%) Replication
2 4 (5.80%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.07%) Windows
2 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) OO
2 22 (31.88%) CRM
3 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Web Development
5 11 (15.94%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (13.04%) ERP
7 7 (10.14%) MVC
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.90%) ETL
9 2 (2.90%) Data Management
9 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.90%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.45%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.45%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.45%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.45%) Time Management
10 1 (1.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) SQL
2 38 (55.07%) C#
3 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.19%) T-SQL
5 11 (15.94%) VB
6 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.94%) MCTS
2 11 (15.94%) MCP
2 11 (15.94%) MCAD
2 11 (15.94%) MCSD
2 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
2 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) VMware
3 10 (14.49%) NetApp
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco
4 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
4 4 (5.80%) CA
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle
7 1 (1.45%) Dell
7 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard
Northumberland
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Circa £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance, Overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
The SmartList
Posted: 24 days ago