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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.30% 12.38% 9.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 21.85% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £20,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £47,500
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
64 119 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 34.41% 56.67% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 60 100 74
Average salary £38,000 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (50.00%) Data Management
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
7 8 (30.77%) .NET
8 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (26.92%) C#
8 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
8 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
9 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 6 (23.08%) OO
10 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
11 4 (15.38%) N-Tier
11 4 (15.38%) Windows
11 4 (15.38%) OOP
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 3 (11.54%) CSS
12 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
13 2 (7.69%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.85%) MS Access
9 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Developer
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) MI Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Database Developer
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Systems Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Developer
6 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (11.54%) Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) DBA
7 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Junior
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) CAML
4 1 (3.85%) Kendo UI
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) N-Tier
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.69%) Physics
6 1 (3.85%) Clustering
6 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Data Management
2 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) OOD
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Android Development
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Remedy
2 1 (3.85%) Nintex
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos