The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the St Albans region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.48% 5.63% 17.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.27% 12.50% 42.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 25
Average salary £62,500 £43,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.67% -33.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
55 72 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 34.16% 45.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 42
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Hertfordshire

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 30 July 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Document Management
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) MDX
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Developer
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior C# Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Workflow
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
1 6 (85.71%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft