The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 58 72 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.20% 4.53% 6.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.38% 13.90% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 101
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,109 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
559 518 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.88% 32.56% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 468 466 467
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £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 Bristol

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (58.33%) SQL
3 63 (52.50%) .NET
4 52 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 49 (40.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 48 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (32.50%) C#
8 37 (30.83%) ASP.NET
8 37 (30.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 33 (27.50%) Degree
11 31 (25.83%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (23.33%) HTML
13 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
13 26 (21.67%) SharePoint
13 26 (21.67%) .NET Framework
14 25 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (20.83%) JavaScript
15 24 (20.00%) CSS
15 24 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (19.17%) VB.NET
16 23 (19.17%) Finance
17 20 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (15.83%) Performance Tuning
18 19 (15.83%) CRM
18 19 (15.83%) jQuery
18 19 (15.83%) Mathematics
19 18 (15.00%) WCF
19 18 (15.00%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 26 (21.67%) SharePoint
2 20 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (8.33%) IIS
3 10 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 7 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.50%) Apache
7 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.67%) Lync
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (3.33%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.83%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.33%) Agresso
4 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) Intranet
2 8 (6.67%) Firewall
3 6 (5.00%) LAN
3 6 (5.00%) WAN
3 6 (5.00%) DHCP
4 5 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.17%) Internet
5 3 (2.50%) Extranet
6 2 (1.67%) SAN
7 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (40.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (30.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
10 10 (8.33%) MySQL
11 9 (7.50%) QlikView
11 9 (7.50%) OLAP
12 8 (6.67%) Big Data
13 7 (5.83%) Informix
14 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
15 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
15 3 (2.50%) PowerCenter
15 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
15 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.17%) NUnit
3 4 (3.33%) CruiseControl
3 4 (3.33%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (3.33%) Moq
3 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.83%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Marketing
3 7 (5.83%) Legal
4 5 (4.17%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Advertising
5 3 (2.50%) Games
5 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.67%) Electronics
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (60.83%) Developer
2 26 (21.67%) DBA
3 20 (16.67%) Administrator
4 17 (14.17%) SQL DBA
5 15 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 14 (11.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 13 (10.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (10.83%) C# Developer
7 13 (10.83%) SQL Server DBA
8 12 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 10 (8.33%) Business Developer
10 9 (7.50%) SQL Developer
10 9 (7.50%) Server Administrator
11 8 (6.67%) Analyst
11 8 (6.67%) Senior DBA
11 8 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (5.83%) Software Developer
13 6 (5.00%) Support Engineer
13 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (52.50%) .NET
2 37 (30.83%) ASP.NET
3 28 (23.33%) HTML
4 26 (21.67%) .NET Framework
5 24 (20.00%) CSS
6 19 (15.83%) jQuery
7 18 (15.00%) WCF
8 15 (12.50%) Web Services
9 13 (10.83%) Ajax
9 13 (10.83%) MDX
9 13 (10.83%) XML
10 12 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (8.33%) Silverlight
13 9 (7.50%) HTML5
14 8 (6.67%) CSS3
15 6 (5.00%) WPF
15 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 5 (4.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Mathematics
2 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.83%) Replication
4 5 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.67%) DTV
6 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) Linux
3 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.67%) Solaris
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 5 (4.17%) AIX
6 5 (4.17%) UNIX
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) HPUX
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.83%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (15.83%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (15.83%) CRM
3 13 (10.83%) TDD
3 13 (10.83%) ETL
4 12 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 12 (10.00%) Scrum
5 11 (9.17%) MVC
6 9 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.67%) ITIL
7 8 (6.67%) Workflow
7 8 (6.67%) Time Management
8 7 (5.83%) Data Migration
8 7 (5.83%) Migration
8 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.83%) OO
9 6 (5.00%) OOD
9 6 (5.00%) Project Management
10 5 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (58.33%) SQL
2 48 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 39 (32.50%) C#
4 25 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 23 (19.17%) VB.NET
6 11 (9.17%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.33%) VBA
8 8 (6.67%) VB
9 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.33%) C
10 4 (3.33%) Ruby
10 4 (3.33%) VB6
11 2 (1.67%) Python
11 2 (1.67%) XPath
12 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (27.50%) Degree
2 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.17%) CCNA
3 5 (4.17%) MCSE
4 4 (3.33%) MCP
4 4 (3.33%) MCSD
5 2 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) MCTS
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.83%) HNC
6 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) MOM
3 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.83%) OpenView
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 52 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.17%) VMware
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle
3 10 (8.33%) Tableau
4 9 (7.50%) Logi Analytics
5 8 (6.67%) SAP
5 8 (6.67%) Sage
6 6 (5.00%) Citrix
6 6 (5.00%) Informatica
7 5 (4.17%) Bloomberg
7 5 (4.17%) Cisco
8 3 (2.50%) Metastorm
9 2 (1.67%) HP
10 1 (0.83%) F5
10 1 (0.83%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.83%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.83%) NetApp
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.83%) BMC
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