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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 17 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 7.69% 1.56% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 9.09% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 7
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +9.75%
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
42 11 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 46.15% 17.19% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 10 48
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £44,500
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 27 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) OOD
7 3 (21.43%) VB
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) MCSA
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) WAN

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ICT Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) Ajax
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) OOD
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco