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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 5.38% 2.94% 11.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.73% 6.25% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 11
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
22 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 23.66% 47.06% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 34
Average salary £31,500 £39,182 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.60% +24.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (55.56%) K2 blackpearl
5 5 (55.56%) HTML5
5 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 3 (33.33%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) XSL
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
7 1 (11.11%) Data Security
7 1 (11.11%) Information Security
7 1 (11.11%) UML
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Management
7 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (22.22%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Veeam