The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.33% 2.94% 6.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.86% 8.07% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 33
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,275 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
345 223 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.82% 36.38% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 328 215 151
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 22 £45,000 +20.00%
Brackley - 4 £45,000 -
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (70.59%) C#
3 29 (56.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (49.02%) SQL
4 25 (49.02%) .NET
4 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
5 23 (45.10%) HTML
5 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
5 23 (45.10%) CSS
6 22 (43.14%) Visual Studio
6 22 (43.14%) jQuery
6 22 (43.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (41.18%) .NET Framework
8 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 17 (33.33%) XML
10 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
10 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (27.45%) SharePoint Server
11 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
11 14 (27.45%) MVC
12 12 (23.53%) LINQ
12 12 (23.53%) Razor View Engine
12 12 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 12 (23.53%) CMS
12 12 (23.53%) Windows
12 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
12 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
1 14 (27.45%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (23.53%) CMS
3 9 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.88%) SAS
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.96%) Node.js
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.65%) InfoPath
3 3 (5.88%) MS Office
4 2 (3.92%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (56.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (31.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (17.65%) Data Mining
6 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Visual Studio
1 22 (43.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Developer
3 13 (25.49%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 12 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (15.69%) DBA
7 7 (13.73%) SQL DBA
8 5 (9.80%) Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Administrator
8 5 (9.80%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior DBA
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
10 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) CSS
2 23 (45.10%) HTML
3 22 (43.14%) jQuery
4 21 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 17 (33.33%) XML
6 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET
7 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (23.53%) LINQ
8 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 12 (23.53%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (17.65%) HTML5
9 9 (17.65%) Ajax
10 8 (15.69%) RESTful
11 1 (1.96%) CSS3
11 1 (1.96%) Dojo
11 1 (1.96%) WCF
11 1 (1.96%) Web Services
11 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) NHS
2 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) MVC
2 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.84%) Scrum
5 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.88%) Business Analytics
5 3 (5.88%) Analytics
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.92%) Release Management
6 2 (3.92%) High Availability
6 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Benchmarking
6 2 (3.92%) Workflow
6 2 (3.92%) Validation
7 1 (1.96%) Migration
7 1 (1.96%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) C#
2 25 (49.02%) SQL
3 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
5 9 (17.65%) VB
5 9 (17.65%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) MCTS
2 2 (3.92%) MCITP
2 2 (3.92%) CCNA
2 2 (3.92%) CCA
2 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
1 6 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Terminal Server
1 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.92%) XenApp
1 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
1 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
1 2 (3.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Citrix
2 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) Nintex
3 1 (1.96%) HP