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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.29% 2.32% 3.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.83% 6.41% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 15
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +14.86%
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
209 234 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 33.60% 36.17% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 181 211 111
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 April 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
4 9 (47.37%) CSS
4 9 (47.37%) jQuery
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (36.84%) CRM
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (26.32%) Entity Framework
8 5 (26.32%) LINQ
8 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
8 5 (26.32%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (26.32%) CMS
8 5 (26.32%) Retail
8 5 (26.32%) ERP
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (26.32%) CMS
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
8 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
8 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Support Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 5 (26.32%) LINQ
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 5 (26.32%) Entity Framework
5 4 (21.05%) HTML5
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) Ajax
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Practice Management
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP