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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.58% 1.40% 4.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.48% 4.84% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 21
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
224 124 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.43% 28.97% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 213 119 126
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £47,250 £44,700
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (88.89%) C#
3 24 (66.67%) .NET
3 24 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (61.11%) HTML
4 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 22 (61.11%) CSS
5 21 (58.33%) Visual Studio
5 21 (58.33%) .NET Framework
5 21 (58.33%) jQuery
6 20 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (47.22%) XML
8 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
9 14 (38.89%) SQL
9 14 (38.89%) MVC
9 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (33.33%) LINQ
11 12 (33.33%) CMS
11 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
11 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 12 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 12 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
12 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
12 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
13 10 (27.78%) Windows
13 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
14 9 (25.00%) VB
14 9 (25.00%) C++

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 12 (33.33%) CMS
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (36.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 9 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 20 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (36.11%) .NET Developer
3 12 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 12 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 8 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) DBA
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) CSS
2 22 (61.11%) HTML
3 21 (58.33%) jQuery
3 21 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 17 (47.22%) XML
5 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (33.33%) LINQ
7 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 12 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
8 9 (25.00%) HTML5
8 9 (25.00%) Ajax
9 8 (22.22%) RESTful
10 1 (2.78%) CSS3
10 1 (2.78%) Dojo
10 1 (2.78%) Web Services
10 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.78%) Workflow
4 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C#
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
5 9 (25.00%) VB
5 9 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) HP