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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 78 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 47 63 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.59% 3.89% 5.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.32% 12.65% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 85
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
565 498 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.11% 30.78% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 458 447 460
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £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 23 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (70.25%) SQL
3 62 (51.24%) T-SQL
3 62 (51.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (48.76%) .NET
5 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
6 50 (41.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 43 (35.54%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (34.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (34.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (30.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 37 (30.58%) Degree
9 37 (30.58%) C#
9 37 (30.58%) ASP.NET
10 35 (28.93%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (24.79%) MS Excel
11 30 (24.79%) Finance
12 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 26 (21.49%) HTML
14 25 (20.66%) VB.NET
15 24 (19.83%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (19.01%) JavaScript
16 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
17 22 (18.18%) Mathematics
17 22 (18.18%) CSS
18 21 (17.36%) MDX
19 20 (16.53%) SharePoint
20 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (14.05%) jQuery
20 17 (14.05%) Windows

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 20 (16.53%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (9.09%) IIS
4 7 (5.79%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.96%) Umbraco
6 5 (4.13%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.48%) Apache
8 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.65%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.83%) Lync
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.79%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.83%) Agresso
4 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Intranet
2 5 (4.13%) Internet
3 4 (3.31%) Firewall
4 3 (2.48%) Extranet
4 3 (2.48%) SAN
5 2 (1.65%) LAN
5 2 (1.65%) WAN
5 2 (1.65%) DHCP
6 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.83%) DNS
6 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (51.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (41.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (34.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 42 (34.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (30.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (28.93%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 15 (12.40%) Relational Database
9 12 (9.92%) QlikView
9 12 (9.92%) OLAP
10 10 (8.26%) MySQL
11 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
12 7 (5.79%) Informix
12 7 (5.79%) OLTP
13 6 (4.96%) Big Data
14 4 (3.31%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (2.48%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.65%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.65%) NUnit
4 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.83%) Moq
4 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (24.79%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Marketing
3 8 (6.61%) Publishing
4 6 (4.96%) Legal
5 5 (4.13%) Back Office
6 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.48%) Games
6 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 2 (1.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 83 (68.60%) Developer
2 28 (23.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 25 (20.66%) DBA
4 18 (14.88%) SQL DBA
5 17 (14.05%) Business Developer
5 17 (14.05%) .NET Developer
6 16 (13.22%) Administrator
7 12 (9.92%) C# Developer
7 12 (9.92%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 10 (8.26%) SharePoint Developer
10 9 (7.44%) SQL Developer
10 9 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (6.61%) Software Developer
11 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (5.79%) Analyst
13 6 (4.96%) Server Administrator
13 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (48.76%) .NET
2 37 (30.58%) ASP.NET
3 26 (21.49%) HTML
4 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
5 22 (18.18%) CSS
6 21 (17.36%) MDX
7 17 (14.05%) jQuery
8 15 (12.40%) WCF
9 13 (10.74%) XML
10 12 (9.92%) Web Services
10 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (7.44%) Silverlight
11 9 (7.44%) Ajax
12 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (4.96%) LINQ
13 6 (4.96%) WPF
14 5 (4.13%) HTML5
14 5 (4.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 16 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.22%) Replication
3 3 (2.48%) Statistics
4 2 (1.65%) Clustering
4 2 (1.65%) DTV
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.05%) Windows
2 9 (7.44%) Solaris
3 8 (6.61%) Linux
4 5 (4.13%) AIX
4 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.48%) UNIX
7 2 (1.65%) HPUX
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.54%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (19.83%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (14.05%) ETL
3 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.22%) CRM
5 11 (9.09%) MVC
5 11 (9.09%) TDD
5 11 (9.09%) Scrum
6 10 (8.26%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (7.44%) ITIL
8 8 (6.61%) Time Management
9 7 (5.79%) Data Migration
9 7 (5.79%) Migration
10 6 (4.96%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.96%) Workflow
10 6 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.13%) OO
11 5 (4.13%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.13%) DNA
11 5 (4.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (70.25%) SQL
2 62 (51.24%) T-SQL
3 37 (30.58%) C#
4 25 (20.66%) VB.NET
5 23 (19.01%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.44%) VB
6 9 (7.44%) VBA
7 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.31%) VB6
8 4 (3.31%) C
9 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.65%) Python
10 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.65%) XPath
11 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (30.58%) Degree
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.31%) MCP
3 4 (3.31%) MCSD
4 3 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.65%) MCTS
5 2 (1.65%) MCITP
5 2 (1.65%) HNC
5 2 (1.65%) HND
5 2 (1.65%) MCSA
5 2 (1.65%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.65%) OpenView
1 2 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.65%) Foglight
1 2 (1.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle
3 13 (10.74%) Tableau
4 10 (8.26%) Logi Analytics
5 9 (7.44%) VMware
6 7 (5.79%) SAP
7 5 (4.13%) Informatica
7 5 (4.13%) Sage
7 5 (4.13%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.48%) Metastorm
8 3 (2.48%) Cognos
8 3 (2.48%) HP
9 2 (1.65%) Citrix
9 2 (1.65%) IBM
9 2 (1.65%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.65%) BMC
10 1 (0.83%) CommVault
10 1 (0.83%) NetApp
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.83%) Genesys
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