The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 21 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 3.03% 2.38% 5.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 5.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £39,250 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.96% -30.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Staffordshire

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 Stafford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stafford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 50.00% 47.62% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £37,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Stafford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Stafford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Stafford region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Stafford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (45.45%) Data Mining
5 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Analytics
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) MS Access
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) VBA
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Stafford 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (45.45%) Data Mining
4 4 (36.36%) MS Access
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VBA
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Business Objects
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
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