The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 5.41% 16.16% 10.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.53% 42.11% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 10
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Worcestershire

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 Worcester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 51.35% 38.38% 50.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 46
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Worcester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) VB
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (25.00%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Data Mart
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (25.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) OLAP
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) VB
7 3 (25.00%) Python
8 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft