The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.63% 6.86% 6.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 21.43% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 21
Average salary £43,125 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.21% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £40,050 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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 Peterborough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
78 98 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.20% 32.03% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 55 82 96
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Peterborough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Peterborough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) IIS
5 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (16.67%) OOD
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) CA
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) ARCserve

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) OLTP
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) MSBuild
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
2 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
2 5 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) OOD
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft