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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 32 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.71% 2.67% 5.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.79% 9.43% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 34
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
232 159 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 34.17% 28.29% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 215 131 193
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,457
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,950 £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
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 27 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Durham +8 6 £31,500 +2.43% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (56.96%) C#
3 44 (55.70%) SQL
4 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
5 40 (50.63%) Windows
6 37 (46.84%) .NET
7 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET
8 33 (41.77%) HTML
9 30 (37.97%) MS Excel
10 29 (36.71%) CSS
11 24 (30.38%) Ajax
12 22 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
14 19 (24.05%) WCF
14 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
15 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (21.52%) N-Tier
16 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (21.52%) T-SQL
16 17 (21.52%) CRM
16 17 (21.52%) OO
16 17 (21.52%) VMware
17 16 (20.25%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
18 14 (17.72%) Firewall
18 14 (17.72%) Cisco
18 14 (17.72%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (17.72%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
3 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (13.92%) SharePoint
4 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.59%) IIS
5 6 (7.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (7.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (37.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) Firewall
2 11 (13.92%) WAN
2 11 (13.92%) SAN
3 10 (12.66%) LAN
3 10 (12.66%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (7.59%) DHCP
4 6 (7.59%) DNS
5 4 (5.06%) Intranet
5 4 (5.06%) Extranet
6 3 (3.80%) SSL
6 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (15.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.53%) MySQL
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.06%) Marketing
2 1 (1.27%) Local Government
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (60.76%) Developer
2 32 (40.51%) Software Developer
3 14 (17.72%) C# Developer
4 13 (16.46%) Field Engineer
5 12 (15.19%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.66%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (12.66%) SQL DBA
6 10 (12.66%) DBA
7 8 (10.13%) C++/C# Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Web Developer
7 8 (10.13%) C++ Developer
7 8 (10.13%) C++ Software Developer
8 7 (8.86%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (7.59%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (7.59%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Junior
11 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.84%) .NET
2 34 (43.04%) ASP.NET
3 33 (41.77%) HTML
4 29 (36.71%) CSS
5 24 (30.38%) Ajax
6 19 (24.05%) WCF
7 13 (16.46%) XHTML
7 13 (16.46%) jQuery
8 10 (12.66%) Web Services
9 9 (11.39%) XML
9 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (11.39%) HTML5
10 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.33%) CSS3
11 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.80%) WinForms
13 2 (2.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Blog
3 4 (5.06%) Open Source
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.63%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.80%) Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) CRM
2 17 (21.52%) OO
3 10 (12.66%) Web Development
4 9 (11.39%) MVC
5 8 (10.13%) Migration
6 6 (7.59%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (7.59%) ERP
6 6 (7.59%) Data Management
6 6 (7.59%) Scrum
6 6 (7.59%) Web Application Development
7 4 (5.06%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.06%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (5.06%) Graceful Degradation
8 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.53%) Project Management
9 2 (2.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) C#
2 44 (55.70%) SQL
3 17 (21.52%) T-SQL
4 13 (16.46%) VB
4 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.13%) C++
6 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.66%) MCTS
3 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) MCP
3 10 (12.66%) MCSD
4 8 (10.13%) Degree
5 6 (7.59%) MCAD
6 4 (5.06%) MCSE
6 4 (5.06%) MCITP
6 4 (5.06%) MCPD
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) WSUS
2 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) VMware
3 14 (17.72%) Cisco
4 10 (12.66%) NetApp
5 5 (6.33%) HP
6 4 (5.06%) CA
7 2 (2.53%) Dell
7 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) Sage
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Plus bonus
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Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
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