The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 0.67% 4.17% 8.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.76% 22.22% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +6.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Plymouth region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 14.00% 18.75% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 24
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £39,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,850 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Plymouth

SQL Server 2008
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft