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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 0.51% 4.26% 9.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 9.68% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 15
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
115 62 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 58.38% 43.97% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 103 58 33
Average salary £46,250 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.91% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 22 May 2015, 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%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) NUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Mingle
4 3 (50.00%) Web Development
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) RavenDB

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) RavenDB
2 3 (50.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (50.00%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) NuGet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Programmer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Graduate
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Graduate Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (16.67%) DHTML
5 1 (16.67%) DOM
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) CQRS
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase
1 1 (16.67%) Jaspersoft