The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 61 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -32  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.42% 0.50% 6.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 1.31% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 23
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 105 153 115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 44.12% 38.44% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 98 122 100
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cheltenham

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) MCSD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Foundation
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCSD
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) DevExpress