The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 2.20% 5.69% 10.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 28.00% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 16
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Hertfordshire

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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
22 25 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 24.18% 20.33% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 45
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Welwyn Garden City region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) NUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) VBA
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) VB6
5 2 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) WF
5 2 (33.33%) Moq

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (33.33%) Moq
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WF
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft