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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 38 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 4.96% 2.76% 5.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.61% 5.48% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Average salary £60,000 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
92 73 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 65.25% 50.34% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 85 70 19
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) SaaS
2 7 (87.50%) N-Tier
2 7 (87.50%) B2B
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (87.50%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (87.50%) B2B
3 5 (62.50%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001