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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 55 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.06% 1.78% 5.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.04% 6.94% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 34 10 37
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
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
276 144 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 38.76% 25.58% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 244 122 177
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +10 32 £35,000 -28.20% 6
Durham +11 2 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Northumberland 0 2 £35,000 -17.64%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (61.04%) SQL
3 45 (58.44%) Microsoft
4 42 (54.55%) C#
5 41 (53.25%) Windows
6 37 (48.05%) .NET
7 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET
7 34 (44.16%) HTML
8 32 (41.56%) CSS
9 28 (36.36%) Ajax
10 23 (29.87%) OO
10 23 (29.87%) CRM
11 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
12 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
13 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
14 18 (23.38%) WCF
14 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
15 17 (22.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
16 16 (20.78%) N-Tier
16 16 (20.78%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (20.78%) VMware
16 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (18.18%) VB
18 14 (18.18%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (20.78%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
4 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (15.58%) IIS
5 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.90%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) Fireworks
2 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) WAN
1 12 (15.58%) Firewall
2 10 (12.99%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (12.99%) LAN
2 10 (12.99%) SAN
3 5 (6.49%) DNS
3 5 (6.49%) DHCP
4 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.19%) SSL
5 2 (2.60%) Intranet
5 2 (2.60%) Extranet
6 1 (1.30%) VPN
6 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.60%) MySQL
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.30%) Finance
1 1 (1.30%) Advertising
1 1 (1.30%) Local Government
1 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Developer
2 22 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 14 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 13 (16.88%) Field Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) DBA
6 11 (14.29%) SQL DBA
6 11 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (10.39%) C# Developer
8 7 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (7.79%) Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Web Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Junior
9 6 (7.79%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (6.49%) C++/C# Developer
10 5 (6.49%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (6.49%) C++ Developer
10 5 (6.49%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (6.49%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.05%) .NET
2 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET
2 34 (44.16%) HTML
3 32 (41.56%) CSS
4 28 (36.36%) Ajax
5 18 (23.38%) WCF
6 14 (18.18%) XHTML
7 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 8 (10.39%) jQuery
9 7 (9.09%) Web Services
10 6 (7.79%) XML
10 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.19%) HTML5
12 3 (3.90%) WinForms
13 2 (2.60%) SOAP
13 2 (2.60%) CSS3
13 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.19%) Replication
2 4 (5.19%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Blog
4 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (20.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) OO
1 23 (29.87%) CRM
2 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (12.99%) Web Development
5 7 (9.09%) ERP
6 6 (7.79%) MVC
7 5 (6.49%) Migration
8 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.90%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.90%) Scrum
9 3 (3.90%) Data Management
9 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.60%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.30%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (1.30%) Graceful Degradation
11 1 (1.30%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) SQL
2 42 (54.55%) C#
3 21 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.18%) VB
6 5 (6.49%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.58%) MCTS
3 12 (15.58%) MCP
3 12 (15.58%) MCSD
4 11 (14.29%) MCAD
5 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
6 8 (10.39%) Degree
7 1 (1.30%) VCP4
7 1 (1.30%) MCSE
7 1 (1.30%) MCITP
7 1 (1.30%) MCPD
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 45 (58.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) Cisco
4 10 (12.99%) NetApp
5 4 (5.19%) CA
6 3 (3.90%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle
8 1 (1.30%) Dell
8 1 (1.30%) Sage
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