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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 57 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.18% 2.24% 3.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.19% 6.35% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 16
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £41,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
231 189 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 41.92% 35.33% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 145 178 142
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (70.97%) .NET
3 18 (58.06%) C#
4 17 (54.84%) HTML
4 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
4 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
4 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
4 17 (54.84%) CSS
5 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (45.16%) MVC
7 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (38.71%) Entity Framework
7 12 (38.71%) LINQ
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (38.71%) jQuery
8 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) CMS
9 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
9 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
10 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (22.58%) Legal
11 7 (22.58%) IIS
11 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (19.35%) SAP
12 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
13 5 (16.13%) Windows
13 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (32.26%) CMS
2 7 (22.58%) IIS
3 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) FTP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
6 2 (6.45%) MySQL
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
2 2 (6.45%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) .NET Developer
3 13 (41.94%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (41.94%) C# Developer
4 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (32.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (25.81%) Analyst
6 6 (19.35%) Integration Analyst
7 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Junior
9 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Junior Software Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Junior Web Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (38.71%) Entity Framework
3 12 (38.71%) jQuery
3 12 (38.71%) LINQ
4 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) MVC
2 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Case Management
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Workflow
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) EAI
8 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) XAML
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO