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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 21 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 2.04% 12.82% 8.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 27.03% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 5
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
22 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stafford 44.90% 47.44% 67.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 38
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL