The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.52% 2.14% 4.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 5.84% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 16
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
197 137 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.98% 36.63% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 190 137 108
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
SQL Server 2008
Northamptonshire

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 10 July 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (72.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (60.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) C#
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (52.00%) CSS
5 13 (52.00%) HTML
5 13 (52.00%) MVC
5 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (48.00%) jQuery
6 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (48.00%) SQL
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
9 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
10 8 (32.00%) CMS
10 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (32.00%) LINQ
10 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (24.00%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (16.00%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 8 (32.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) DNN
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (72.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.00%) MySQL
8 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (8.00%) Moq
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (16.00%) DBA
7 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
9 2 (8.00%) Administrator
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
10 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (48.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (32.00%) LINQ
5 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 6 (24.00%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax
9 3 (12.00%) HTML5
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 1 (4.00%) CSS3
11 1 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) MVC
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) SEO
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCP
1 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Red Gate
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle