The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 51 70 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.80% 4.33% 6.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.04% 13.97% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 93
Average salary £38,750 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,512 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
564 501 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.92% 30.96% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 465 446 459
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 31 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (66.10%) SQL
3 60 (50.85%) .NET
4 58 (49.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (48.31%) T-SQL
6 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
7 45 (38.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (36.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 39 (33.05%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (31.36%) C#
11 36 (30.51%) ASP.NET
11 36 (30.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 36 (30.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (29.66%) Degree
13 30 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (24.58%) MS Excel
15 26 (22.03%) HTML
15 26 (22.03%) Finance
16 24 (20.34%) VB.NET
17 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
17 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 23 (19.49%) .NET Framework
18 22 (18.64%) CSS
18 22 (18.64%) Performance Tuning
19 21 (17.80%) SharePoint
20 20 (16.95%) Mathematics
21 18 (15.25%) MDX
22 17 (14.41%) CRM
22 17 (14.41%) jQuery
22 17 (14.41%) SharePoint 2013

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (17.80%) SharePoint
2 17 (14.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (8.47%) IIS
4 7 (5.93%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.93%) Umbraco
5 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.54%) Apache
8 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.69%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (24.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.63%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.69%) Agresso
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) Intranet
2 5 (4.24%) Firewall
3 4 (3.39%) Internet
4 3 (2.54%) SAN
4 3 (2.54%) Extranet
4 3 (2.54%) LAN
4 3 (2.54%) WAN
4 3 (2.54%) DHCP
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
6 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (49.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (38.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (36.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (30.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (30.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (25.42%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 13 (11.02%) Relational Database
9 11 (9.32%) QlikView
10 10 (8.47%) OLAP
11 9 (7.63%) MySQL
12 7 (5.93%) Informix
12 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
12 7 (5.93%) Big Data
13 5 (4.24%) OLTP
14 4 (3.39%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.54%) NUnit
4 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (1.69%) Moq
4 2 (1.69%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.69%) JDeveloper
General
1 26 (22.03%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Marketing
3 7 (5.93%) Legal
4 5 (4.24%) Back Office
4 5 (4.24%) Publishing
5 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.54%) Games
6 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Advertising
6 2 (1.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (66.10%) Developer
2 25 (21.19%) DBA
3 22 (18.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 18 (15.25%) Administrator
5 17 (14.41%) SQL DBA
6 16 (13.56%) .NET Developer
7 14 (11.86%) Business Developer
8 13 (11.02%) C# Developer
9 12 (10.17%) Senior Developer
10 11 (9.32%) SharePoint Developer
10 11 (9.32%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (7.63%) SQL Developer
11 9 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (6.78%) Software Developer
12 8 (6.78%) Analyst
13 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.93%) Server Administrator
14 6 (5.08%) Senior DBA
14 6 (5.08%) MI Analyst
14 6 (5.08%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (50.85%) .NET
2 36 (30.51%) ASP.NET
3 26 (22.03%) HTML
4 23 (19.49%) .NET Framework
5 22 (18.64%) CSS
6 18 (15.25%) MDX
7 17 (14.41%) jQuery
8 16 (13.56%) WCF
9 13 (11.02%) Web Services
9 13 (11.02%) XML
10 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (9.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (8.47%) Ajax
12 9 (7.63%) Silverlight
13 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 6 (5.08%) CSS3
14 6 (5.08%) HTML5
14 6 (5.08%) WPF
15 5 (4.24%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Mathematics
2 15 (12.71%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.86%) Replication
4 3 (2.54%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) DTV
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 9 (7.63%) Solaris
2 9 (7.63%) Linux
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.24%) AIX
5 4 (3.39%) UNIX
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) HPUX
6 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (18.64%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (14.41%) CRM
4 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.86%) ETL
5 12 (10.17%) TDD
6 11 (9.32%) Scrum
7 10 (8.47%) MVC
8 9 (7.63%) ITIL
9 8 (6.78%) Time Management
9 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.93%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.93%) Migration
10 7 (5.93%) Workflow
10 7 (5.93%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (5.08%) OO
11 6 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.24%) DNA
12 5 (4.24%) OOD
12 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 78 (66.10%) SQL
2 57 (48.31%) T-SQL
3 37 (31.36%) C#
4 24 (20.34%) VB.NET
5 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.47%) VBA
7 8 (6.78%) VB
8 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.39%) VB6
9 4 (3.39%) C
9 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.69%) Ruby
10 2 (1.69%) XPath
10 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (29.66%) Degree
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.39%) MCP
3 4 (3.39%) MCSD
4 3 (2.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.69%) MCTS
5 2 (1.69%) MCITP
5 2 (1.69%) HNC
5 2 (1.69%) HND
5 2 (1.69%) MCSE
5 2 (1.69%) MCSA
5 2 (1.69%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) XenApp
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) SCCM
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.69%) OpenView
2 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
3 12 (10.17%) Tableau
4 10 (8.47%) Logi Analytics
4 10 (8.47%) VMware
5 8 (6.78%) SAP
6 6 (5.08%) Sage
7 5 (4.24%) Informatica
7 5 (4.24%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.54%) HP
8 3 (2.54%) Citrix
8 3 (2.54%) Metastorm
9 2 (1.69%) Cognos
9 2 (1.69%) BMC
9 2 (1.69%) Cisco
9 2 (1.69%) IBM
9 2 (1.69%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.85%) CommVault
10 1 (0.85%) Genesys
10 1 (0.85%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Ovo Energy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harding Retail
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum plus benefits (depending upon experience)
Posted: 26 days ago