The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.27% 2.00% 4.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.49% 6.25% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 15
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
185 176 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 35.04% 32.06% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 172 167 98
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northampton region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (79.31%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) .NET
4 18 (62.07%) HTML
4 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
4 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
4 18 (62.07%) CSS
4 18 (62.07%) jQuery
5 17 (58.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (51.72%) .NET Framework
7 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (41.38%) XML
9 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
10 10 (34.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (34.48%) LINQ
10 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
10 10 (34.48%) CMS
11 8 (27.59%) NHS
11 8 (27.59%) Intranet
11 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
11 8 (27.59%) MVC
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (27.59%) Ajax
11 8 (27.59%) InfoPath
11 8 (27.59%) QA
11 8 (27.59%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (27.59%) RESTful

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 10 (34.48%) CMS
2 8 (27.59%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (27.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) InfoPath
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
2 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
2 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
2 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (34.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (27.59%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.90%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
2 18 (62.07%) jQuery
2 18 (62.07%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) .NET Framework
4 12 (41.38%) XML
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (34.48%) LINQ
5 10 (34.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (27.59%) Ajax
6 8 (27.59%) RESTful
6 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (27.59%) HTML5
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 6 (20.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) MVC
2 5 (17.24%) CRM
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Practice Management
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) C++
4 4 (13.79%) VB
4 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
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