The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.10% 15.15% 20.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.41% 50.00% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 34
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Hertfordshire

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 St Albans region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
83 20 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 45.86% 30.30% 55.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78 19 100
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £20,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in St Albans

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 6 (100.00%) Mingle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 6 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) CQRS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 6 (100.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 6 (100.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) MSTest
1 6 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Graduate
1 6 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Junior
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Junior Software Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Junior Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 6 (100.00%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree