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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.56% 2.53% 5.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.86% 8.29% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 32
Average salary £34,750 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.32% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £46,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
221 181 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.02% 30.52% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 180 169 147
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram 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 26 May 2015. 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 +14 20 £35,000 -12.50% 2
North Tyneside - 1 £34,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North East

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
3 34 (60.71%) SQL
4 33 (58.93%) Windows
5 32 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 32 (57.14%) C#
5 32 (57.14%) .NET
6 28 (50.00%) Ajax
7 25 (44.64%) HTML
7 25 (44.64%) CSS
8 21 (37.50%) OO
8 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 19 (33.93%) CRM
10 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (23.21%) VMware
12 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
12 13 (23.21%) IIS
12 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
13 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
13 12 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (21.43%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 13 (23.21%) IIS
2 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (19.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) WAN
2 9 (16.07%) LAN
3 8 (14.29%) SAN
3 8 (14.29%) Firewall
3 8 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (7.14%) DHCP
4 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.14%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.36%) SAP BI
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.79%) Back Office
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) .NET Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Web Developer
3 11 (19.64%) DBA
3 11 (19.64%) SharePoint Developer
4 10 (17.86%) SQL DBA
5 9 (16.07%) Field Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Development Manager
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Manager
9 4 (7.14%) Web Development Manager
9 4 (7.14%) Web Manager
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Development Manager
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Junior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 32 (57.14%) .NET
2 28 (50.00%) Ajax
3 25 (44.64%) HTML
3 25 (44.64%) CSS
4 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (21.43%) WCF
6 11 (19.64%) XHTML
7 8 (14.29%) jQuery
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.57%) HTML5
8 2 (3.57%) CSS3
8 2 (3.57%) Web Services
9 1 (1.79%) XML
9 1 (1.79%) XSLT
9 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.14%) Replication
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) OO
2 19 (33.93%) CRM
3 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Web Development
5 11 (19.64%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (16.07%) ERP
7 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.36%) MVC
8 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.79%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Time Management
9 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) SQL
2 32 (57.14%) C#
3 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.21%) T-SQL
5 9 (16.07%) VB
6 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.64%) MCTS
2 11 (19.64%) MCP
2 11 (19.64%) MCAD
2 11 (19.64%) MCSD
3 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) NetApp
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.14%) CA
5 3 (5.36%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Dell
6 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
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