The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.43% 2.64% 5.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.73% 6.69% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 43
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
East Sussex

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 Brighton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
289 284 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 31.93% 39.50% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 271 227 340
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,450 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Brighton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Brighton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (59.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 29 (46.77%) .NET
3 29 (46.77%) C#
4 27 (43.55%) SQL
5 26 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (27.42%) T-SQL
8 17 (27.42%) Windows
9 16 (25.81%) VMware
9 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
10 15 (24.19%) HTML
10 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
10 15 (24.19%) Migration
11 14 (22.58%) Web Services
11 14 (22.58%) XML
11 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
12 13 (20.97%) IIS
12 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
12 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.97%) TDD
12 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (20.97%) SaaS
13 12 (19.35%) Data Migration
14 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
15 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 13 (20.97%) IIS
2 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
3 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.23%) CMS
5 2 (3.23%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) SaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Internet
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (9.68%) SAN
2 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (59.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (14.52%) SQL CLR
6 9 (14.52%) Big Data
7 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.45%) MySQL
8 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.23%) OLAP
10 1 (1.61%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.61%) Moq
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Marketing
3 4 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) DBA
3 17 (27.42%) SQL DBA
4 13 (20.97%) C# Developer
5 12 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (16.13%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.13%) Administrator
7 9 (14.52%) Agile C# Developer
8 8 (12.90%) SQL Developer
8 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
9 7 (11.29%) Support Technician
9 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Technician
10 6 (9.68%) Senior Technician
10 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
10 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (4.84%) MySQL DBA
12 3 (4.84%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 15 (24.19%) HTML
2 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.58%) Web Services
3 14 (22.58%) XML
4 7 (11.29%) COM+
5 5 (8.06%) CSS
5 5 (8.06%) WCF
6 3 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.23%) jQuery
7 2 (3.23%) XSLT
7 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.23%) RESTful
8 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.61%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.61%) WPF
8 1 (1.61%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.23%) Replication
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.45%) Linux
7 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (24.19%) Migration
3 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) TDD
4 12 (19.35%) Data Migration
5 9 (14.52%) ETL
5 9 (14.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (14.52%) Data Transformation
5 9 (14.52%) Database Theory
6 8 (12.90%) Relational Database Theory
6 8 (12.90%) MVC
7 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.29%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (9.68%) Change Control
9 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.45%) Data Management
10 4 (6.45%) OOD
10 4 (6.45%) OO
11 3 (4.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) C#
2 27 (43.55%) SQL
3 17 (27.42%) T-SQL
4 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.45%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) MCSA
2 3 (4.84%) MCITP
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) NetCrunch
1 6 (9.68%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.84%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) VMware
2 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.52%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) Splunk
4 6 (9.68%) EMC
5 3 (4.84%) NetApp
5 3 (4.84%) Veritas
5 3 (4.84%) HP
5 3 (4.84%) Dell
5 3 (4.84%) McAfee
6 1 (1.61%) Endeca