The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 5.92% 13.16% 9.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.95% 35.71% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 9
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £50,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Oxfordshire

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 Abingdon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
41 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 26.97% 36.84% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 46
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Abingdon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Abingdon

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) HTML
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (66.67%) CSS
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) NUnit
4 10 (66.67%) MVC
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) NHS
5 6 (40.00%) ADO.NET
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) WPF
7 3 (20.00%) Silverlight

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) .NET Framework
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) NHS
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft