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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.19% 2.35% 4.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.42% 6.36% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 17
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +18.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £45,250 £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
187 220 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 34.19% 36.85% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 171 201 103
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,800 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 18 (66.67%) C#
4 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (51.85%) HTML
5 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
5 14 (51.85%) Visual Studio
5 14 (51.85%) CSS
5 14 (51.85%) jQuery
6 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
7 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
8 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (33.33%) XML
10 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
11 8 (29.63%) CMS
11 8 (29.63%) LINQ
11 8 (29.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
12 7 (25.93%) CRM
12 7 (25.93%) Finance
12 7 (25.93%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
13 6 (22.22%) NHS
13 6 (22.22%) Intranet
13 6 (22.22%) MVC
13 6 (22.22%) Ajax

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (29.63%) CMS
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) InfoPath
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (18.52%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
8 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
9 1 (3.70%) SAP BI
9 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Visual Studio
2 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
2 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
2 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (29.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Support
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
2 14 (51.85%) jQuery
2 14 (51.85%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 9 (33.33%) XML
5 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 8 (29.63%) LINQ
5 8 (29.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (22.22%) Ajax
6 6 (22.22%) RESTful
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) CRM
2 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Practice Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.11%) VB
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.11%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP