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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 74 83 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.74% 4.26% 3.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.37% 11.64% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 74 72 60
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £61,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
598 713 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.19% 36.60% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 532 617 480
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 145 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (60.00%) .NET
3 75 (51.72%) SQL
4 71 (48.97%) C#
5 60 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 45 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 44 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (26.21%) T-SQL
9 37 (25.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (25.52%) .NET Framework
10 34 (23.45%) Web Services
10 34 (23.45%) Scrum
11 32 (22.07%) E-Commerce
12 31 (21.38%) JavaScript
13 30 (20.69%) MVC
14 29 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 29 (20.00%) Ajax
14 29 (20.00%) jQuery
15 27 (18.62%) XML
15 27 (18.62%) Finance
15 27 (18.62%) OO
15 27 (18.62%) CSS
16 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
17 25 (17.24%) NUnit
17 25 (17.24%) HTML
17 25 (17.24%) OOD
18 24 (16.55%) OOP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (17.93%) SharePoint
2 20 (13.79%) Umbraco
3 16 (11.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.14%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.45%) Lync
6 3 (2.07%) IIS
7 2 (1.38%) CMS
7 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.69%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.34%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) MS Project
3 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.69%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.76%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.97%) Firewall
2 12 (8.28%) LAN
2 12 (8.28%) WAN
3 10 (6.90%) DHCP
4 9 (6.21%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (5.52%) Internet
6 5 (3.45%) SAN
7 4 (2.76%) Extranet
8 3 (2.07%) MPLS
8 3 (2.07%) Wireless
8 3 (2.07%) NAS
8 3 (2.07%) VPN
8 3 (2.07%) VoIP
9 2 (1.38%) HTTP
10 1 (0.69%) DNS
10 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (25.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (16.55%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (13.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (11.03%) Big Data
8 15 (10.34%) MySQL
9 14 (9.66%) Hadoop
10 12 (8.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
12 8 (5.52%) OLAP
13 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (2.07%) PowerCenter
14 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (2.07%) MS Access
15 2 (1.38%) OLAP Cube
16 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
16 1 (0.69%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 25 (17.24%) NUnit
2 24 (16.55%) CruiseControl
2 24 (16.55%) Moq
3 23 (15.86%) TeamCity
4 22 (15.17%) Cucumber
4 22 (15.17%) SpecFlow
4 22 (15.17%) Rhino Mocks
5 21 (14.48%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.07%) Subversion
8 2 (1.38%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.38%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.38%) WatiN
8 2 (1.38%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (18.62%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Games
3 13 (8.97%) Retail
4 12 (8.28%) Legal
5 3 (2.07%) Marketing
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.38%) Advertising
6 2 (1.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 83 (57.24%) Developer
2 25 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 16 (11.03%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
5 14 (9.66%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.97%) DBA
7 10 (6.90%) Administrator
7 10 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (6.21%) .NET Team Leader
8 9 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Technical Team Leader
9 8 (5.52%) MI Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) SQL DBA
10 7 (4.83%) Information Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.83%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (60.00%) .NET
2 45 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 37 (25.52%) .NET Framework
4 34 (23.45%) Web Services
5 29 (20.00%) Ajax
5 29 (20.00%) jQuery
6 27 (18.62%) XML
6 27 (18.62%) CSS
7 25 (17.24%) HTML
8 23 (15.86%) WCF
9 22 (15.17%) MSMQ
9 22 (15.17%) SOAP
9 22 (15.17%) Gherkin
9 22 (15.17%) RESTful
10 20 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (13.10%) REST
11 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (11.72%) HTML5
13 15 (10.34%) CSS3
14 14 (9.66%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.45%) Clustering
3 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.07%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Windows
2 12 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.21%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.45%) UNIX
5 5 (3.45%) Linux
5 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.45%) Scrum
3 32 (22.07%) E-Commerce
4 30 (20.69%) MVC
5 29 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (18.62%) OO
7 25 (17.24%) OOD
8 24 (16.55%) OOP
8 24 (16.55%) TDD
8 24 (16.55%) BDD
9 23 (15.86%) OOA/OOD
10 22 (15.17%) Automated Testing
11 20 (13.79%) CRM
12 19 (13.10%) Workflow
12 19 (13.10%) ETL
13 14 (9.66%) MapReduce
14 13 (8.97%) Data Modelling
15 10 (6.90%) Logistics
15 10 (6.90%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (51.72%) SQL
2 71 (48.97%) C#
3 38 (26.21%) T-SQL
4 31 (21.38%) JavaScript
5 24 (16.55%) VB.NET
6 22 (15.17%) Ruby
7 11 (7.59%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.52%) VBA
9 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.07%) PHP
10 3 (2.07%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.07%) VB
11 2 (1.38%) C++
12 1 (0.69%) Java
12 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.66%) Degree
2 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.14%) MCSE
3 6 (4.14%) CCNA
3 6 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.07%) MCITP
4 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) SCCM
2 5 (3.45%) SCOM
3 3 (2.07%) WSUS
4 1 (0.69%) MOM
4 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 60 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.34%) VMware
3 13 (8.97%) Sage
4 10 (6.90%) Oracle
5 9 (6.21%) Citrix
5 9 (6.21%) Cisco
6 6 (4.14%) Informatica
6 6 (4.14%) Metastorm
7 4 (2.76%) SAP
8 3 (2.07%) Avaya
8 3 (2.07%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.69%) HP
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