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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 13 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 4.88% 1.54% 7.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 4.76% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Somerset

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 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 48.78% 32.31% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 6
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,768 £27,553 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £39,891
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 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) MCSD
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSL
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft