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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 54 70 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.77% 4.09% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 11.20% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54 64 39
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £55,000 £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
567 625 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.09% 36.51% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 524 545 491
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (65.08%) .NET
3 71 (56.35%) C#
4 67 (53.17%) SQL
5 51 (40.48%) Microsoft
6 44 (34.92%) ASP.NET
6 44 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (27.78%) Web Services
7 35 (27.78%) Scrum
7 35 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (26.98%) .NET Framework
9 33 (26.19%) E-Commerce
10 32 (25.40%) OO
10 32 (25.40%) MVC
11 31 (24.60%) T-SQL
12 29 (23.02%) OOD
13 28 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (20.63%) WCF
14 26 (20.63%) NUnit
14 26 (20.63%) OOP
14 26 (20.63%) MS Excel
14 26 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (20.63%) JavaScript
15 25 (19.84%) TDD
15 25 (19.84%) CruiseControl
15 25 (19.84%) Ajax
15 25 (19.84%) Moq
15 25 (19.84%) BDD
16 24 (19.05%) TeamCity
16 24 (19.05%) XML

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.70%) Umbraco
3 11 (8.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.17%) Lync
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.59%) CMS
6 2 (1.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.79%) SAS
7 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.52%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.38%) MS Project
4 2 (1.59%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.79%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.59%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) LAN
1 10 (7.94%) WAN
1 10 (7.94%) Firewall
2 8 (6.35%) Internet
3 7 (5.56%) DHCP
3 7 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.97%) SAN
5 3 (2.38%) VPN
5 3 (2.38%) VoIP
5 3 (2.38%) MPLS
5 3 (2.38%) Wireless
5 3 (2.38%) NAS
6 2 (1.59%) HTTP
7 1 (0.79%) Intranet
7 1 (0.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (13.49%) Big Data
6 15 (11.90%) Hadoop
6 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (11.11%) MySQL
8 11 (8.73%) Relational Database
9 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.97%) OLAP
11 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.38%) MS Access
12 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
14 1 (0.79%) QlikView
14 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 26 (20.63%) NUnit
2 25 (19.84%) CruiseControl
2 25 (19.84%) Moq
3 24 (19.05%) TeamCity
4 23 (18.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 23 (18.25%) Cucumber
4 23 (18.25%) SpecFlow
5 19 (15.08%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.38%) Subversion
7 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.59%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.59%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.59%) WatiN
8 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.59%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (19.05%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Games
3 14 (11.11%) Legal
4 13 (10.32%) Retail
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (58.73%) Developer
2 24 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 18 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 14 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.73%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Team Leader
8 9 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
8 9 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Technical Team Leader
10 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) MI Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.76%) DBA
11 6 (4.76%) Analyst
12 5 (3.97%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.97%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (65.08%) .NET
2 44 (34.92%) ASP.NET
3 35 (27.78%) Web Services
4 34 (26.98%) .NET Framework
5 26 (20.63%) WCF
6 25 (19.84%) Ajax
7 24 (19.05%) XML
8 23 (18.25%) MSMQ
8 23 (18.25%) CSS
8 23 (18.25%) SOAP
8 23 (18.25%) jQuery
8 23 (18.25%) Gherkin
8 23 (18.25%) RESTful
9 21 (16.67%) HTML
10 20 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (15.87%) REST
11 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 15 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (11.90%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.38%) Clustering
4 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Windows
2 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.38%) UNIX
6 3 (2.38%) Linux
6 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.78%) Scrum
3 33 (26.19%) E-Commerce
4 32 (25.40%) OO
4 32 (25.40%) MVC
5 29 (23.02%) OOD
6 26 (20.63%) OOP
6 26 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (19.84%) TDD
7 25 (19.84%) BDD
8 24 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
9 23 (18.25%) Automated Testing
10 19 (15.08%) Workflow
11 15 (11.90%) MapReduce
11 15 (11.90%) ETL
12 12 (9.52%) CRM
12 12 (9.52%) Unit Testing
13 10 (7.94%) Logistics
13 10 (7.94%) Data Modelling
14 8 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 71 (56.35%) C#
2 67 (53.17%) SQL
3 31 (24.60%) T-SQL
4 26 (20.63%) JavaScript
5 23 (18.25%) Ruby
6 22 (17.46%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.76%) VBA
9 4 (3.17%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.38%) PHP
10 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.59%) C++
12 1 (0.79%) Java
12 1 (0.79%) VBScript
12 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.17%) MCSE
3 4 (3.17%) CCNA
3 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.38%) MCITP
4 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) SCCM
1 5 (3.97%) SCOM
2 3 (2.38%) WSUS
3 1 (0.79%) MOM
3 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.79%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 51 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.52%) VMware
3 10 (7.94%) Oracle
4 9 (7.14%) Sage
5 7 (5.56%) Citrix
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco
6 5 (3.97%) Metastorm
7 3 (2.38%) Avaya
7 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.59%) SAP
9 1 (0.79%) Informatica
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haseltine Lake LLP
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + SP 2013 certs! Cross Train into CRM!
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago