The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.88% 5.00% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 12.50% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
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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 Taunton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
48 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 46.15% 40.00% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 45 16 16
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,861 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Taunton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
6 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
6 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Server Building
6 1 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DBA
1 5 (62.50%) SQL DBA
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCDBA
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Dell Compellent