The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 18 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.63% 4.56% 4.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.88% 8.33% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 12
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £44,500
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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
93 156 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 46.97% 54.74% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 81 91 118
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (72.73%) SQL
3 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (42.42%) Windows
6 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
8 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (27.27%) VMware
9 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 8 (24.24%) SaaS
10 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (24.24%) MCITP
10 8 (24.24%) OLTP
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (24.24%) MCSA
10 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
10 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
12 4 (12.12%) Degree
12 4 (12.12%) QA
12 4 (12.12%) Project Management
12 4 (12.12%) ISEB

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (57.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (24.24%) OLTP
5 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) TestPartner
1 2 (6.06%) QADirector
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
1 10 (30.30%) DBA
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Administrator
3 5 (15.15%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Junior DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) COM
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
4 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (12.12%) Black-Box Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (9.09%) Database Tuning
7 2 (6.06%) Data Management
7 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) VB
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (24.24%) MCITP
1 8 (24.24%) MCSA
2 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
Stoke on Trent
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago