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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 34 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 2 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.73% 1.46% 15.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.19% 3.51% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 33
Average salary £54,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.60% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £62,500 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £62,500 £65,000
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
94 57 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 54.34% 41.61% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 89 52 67
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in St Albans

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) MSTest
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Mingle
3 3 (60.00%) RavenDB
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (60.00%) CQRS
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) RavenDB
2 3 (60.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) MSTest
2 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Graduate
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Junior
2 3 (60.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Junior Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Graduate Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) CQRS
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
1 1 (20.00%) Jaspersoft
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