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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 7.14% 7.51% 6.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.77% 15.45% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,850 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
88 123 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.35% 48.62% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80 89 72
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
7 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (23.81%) Data Management
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) Database Tuning
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (14.29%) C#
9 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
9 3 (14.29%) IIS
10 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
10 2 (9.52%) OOP
10 2 (9.52%) OO
10 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
10 2 (9.52%) CSS
10 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.76%) Nintex

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.76%) MS Access
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) DBA
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 6 (28.57%) SQL DBA
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Database Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Database Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Administrator
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
7 2 (9.52%) Junior DBA
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Junior
7 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Junior SQL Server DBA
7 2 (9.52%) Report Developer
8 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) CAML
3 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (23.81%) Data Management
3 4 (19.05%) Database Tuning
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Nintex