The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 40 43 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.39% 0.62% 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.96% 2.67% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 17
Median salary - £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Luton with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 51 75 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 19.77% 23.22% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 41 58 64
Median salary £43,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Luton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Luton region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (50.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Impala
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP