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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 16 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 7.69% 4.23% 14.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.92% 10.00% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
Average salary £34,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,850 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
37 30 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 40.66% 42.25% 65.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 62
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) VB
5 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) OOD
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) XML
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco