The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 55 73
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.84% 2.78% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 9.43% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 16
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £49,000 £50,000
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 190 212 323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 31.88% 29.44% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 172 146 283
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Northamptonshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brackley - 2 £46,250 -
Northampton -11 1 £42,500 +30.76%
SQL Server 2008
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
5 7 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (28.57%) High Availability
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (28.57%) Clustering
8 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
8 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) Workflow
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
10 2 (14.29%) Office 365
10 2 (14.29%) VMware
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (14.29%) NAS
10 2 (14.29%) REST
10 2 (14.29%) SCCM

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 6 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) DTS
6 1 (7.14%) Power BI
6 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) DBA
3 4 (28.57%) MongoDB DBA
3 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) UDDI
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Case Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Practice Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
3 7 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCT
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) IBM