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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 5.17% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
20 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 34.48% 42.86% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 13
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,701 £25,000 £22,036
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 30 January 2015, 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%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
5 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
6 4 (44.44%) MS Office
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 4 (44.44%) XSLT
6 4 (44.44%) HTML5
6 4 (44.44%) K2 blackpearl
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 3 (33.33%) VB6

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) XSL
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
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 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 3 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft