The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.42% 2.91% 5.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.14% 10.00% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 27
Average salary £30,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
SQL Server 2008
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
218 140 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.80% 29.11% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 196 113 155
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,400 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 26 £27,500 -34.52% 4
Gateshead - 7 £36,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (64.71%) C#
3 29 (56.86%) MS Excel
4 24 (47.06%) SQL
5 23 (45.10%) .NET
5 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
6 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
6 22 (43.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (41.18%) HTML
8 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
9 18 (35.29%) Ajax
10 17 (33.33%) CSS
10 17 (33.33%) N-Tier
11 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
11 14 (27.45%) Web Services
12 13 (25.49%) WCF
12 13 (25.49%) XML
12 13 (25.49%) VB
12 13 (25.49%) XHTML
13 12 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (23.53%) C++
13 12 (23.53%) Windows
13 12 (23.53%) Migration
13 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (21.57%) OO
14 11 (21.57%) CRM
15 10 (19.61%) Web Development
16 9 (17.65%) Firewall
16 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
16 9 (17.65%) Cisco

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (56.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 4 (7.84%) Intranet
3 4 (7.84%) Extranet
3 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.84%) LAN
3 4 (7.84%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Advertising
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
1 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 28 (54.90%) Software Developer
3 18 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 14 (27.45%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (23.53%) C++/C# Developer
5 12 (23.53%) C++ Developer
5 12 (23.53%) C++ Software Developer
6 10 (19.61%) .NET Developer
7 8 (15.69%) Web Developer
8 7 (13.73%) Field Engineer
8 7 (13.73%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
10 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) Junior
10 4 (7.84%) Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Technical Support
11 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
3 21 (41.18%) HTML
4 18 (35.29%) Ajax
5 17 (33.33%) CSS
6 14 (27.45%) Web Services
7 13 (25.49%) XML
7 13 (25.49%) XHTML
7 13 (25.49%) WCF
8 6 (11.76%) jQuery
9 4 (7.84%) HTML5
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.92%) SOAP
12 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (1.96%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Statistics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.96%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Migration
2 11 (21.57%) OO
2 11 (21.57%) CRM
3 10 (19.61%) Web Development
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.96%) Document Management
8 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.96%) Web Application Development
8 1 (1.96%) Analytics
8 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) C#
2 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) T-SQL
4 13 (25.49%) VB
5 12 (23.53%) C++
6 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Cisco
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) NetApp
4 5 (9.80%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (3.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Sony
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