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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 99 76 56
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.86% 2.30% 3.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.84% 7.37% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 51
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
616 597 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.79% 31.17% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 556 478 442
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 6 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (69.01%) SQL
3 39 (54.93%) .NET
4 31 (43.66%) C#
5 30 (42.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (39.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
8 21 (29.58%) T-SQL
9 19 (26.76%) Finance
10 18 (25.35%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (25.35%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (23.94%) OO
11 17 (23.94%) MVC
12 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
13 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
14 14 (19.72%) Windows
14 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
15 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
16 11 (15.49%) SDLC
16 11 (15.49%) VB.NET
17 10 (14.08%) Scrum
17 10 (14.08%) VBA
17 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
17 10 (14.08%) OOD
17 10 (14.08%) Degree
17 10 (14.08%) WCF
18 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 6 (8.45%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) DNS
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) VPN
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.82%) LAN
3 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 2 (2.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (42.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (39.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (25.35%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (8.45%) SSDT
9 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
9 4 (5.63%) Big Data
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.82%) DataStage
11 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) NUnit
1 5 (7.04%) CruiseControl
2 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.63%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (5.63%) Moq
2 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Legal
3 4 (5.63%) Games
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Electronics
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 49 (69.01%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) SQL Developer
3 11 (15.49%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Database Developer
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Database Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Database Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.45%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Information Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) MI Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.63%) VBA Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.93%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.90%) .NET Framework
4 10 (14.08%) WCF
5 9 (12.68%) HTML
5 9 (12.68%) CSS
5 9 (12.68%) Web Services
6 7 (9.86%) XML
6 7 (9.86%) MDX
6 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (8.45%) MSMQ
7 6 (8.45%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (7.04%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.63%) REST
9 4 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (5.63%) jQuery
9 4 (5.63%) RESTful
9 4 (5.63%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.63%) SOAP
10 3 (4.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.04%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.63%) NHS
5 3 (4.23%) DTV
5 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (23.94%) MVC
2 17 (23.94%) OO
3 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.49%) SDLC
5 10 (14.08%) Scrum
5 10 (14.08%) Data Modelling
5 10 (14.08%) OOD
6 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.27%) ETL
8 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.45%) TDD
10 5 (7.04%) OOP
10 5 (7.04%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (5.63%) UML
11 4 (5.63%) Workflow
11 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.63%) Time Management
11 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (69.01%) SQL
2 31 (43.66%) C#
3 21 (29.58%) T-SQL
4 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.49%) VB.NET
6 10 (14.08%) VBA
7 5 (7.04%) VBScript
8 4 (5.63%) VB
8 4 (5.63%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) C++
10 1 (1.41%) Java
10 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 2 (2.82%) CCNA
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) MCAD
4 1 (1.41%) MCSD
4 1 (1.41%) MCTS
4 1 (1.41%) MCPD
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) Talend
3 3 (4.23%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) Informatica
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.41%) Sage
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