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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 61 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.98% 1.89% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.42% 6.38% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 7
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
240 188 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 36.64% 29.56% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 217 184 139
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 28 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) .NET
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (40.00%) C#
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (30.00%) CRM
7 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (25.00%) ERP
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
9 4 (20.00%) SCOM
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 4 (20.00%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) DTS
7 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
9 1 (5.00%) SAP BI
9 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (20.00%) DBA
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.00%) Report Writer
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) LINQ
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Practice Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) VB
5 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) hybris