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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 94 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 58 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.91% 2.93% 3.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.69% 9.73% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 47
Average salary £44,250 £39,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.46% -6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
538 596 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.54% 30.07% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 495 501 494
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 29 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (72.06%) SQL
3 36 (52.94%) .NET
4 29 (42.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (39.71%) C#
6 26 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 23 (33.82%) T-SQL
9 20 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (25.00%) OO
11 16 (23.53%) Windows
11 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
13 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
13 14 (20.59%) Web Services
13 14 (20.59%) Finance
14 12 (17.65%) OOD
15 11 (16.18%) MVC
15 11 (16.18%) Legal
15 11 (16.18%) WCF
15 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (14.71%) SDLC
16 10 (14.71%) Degree
16 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
16 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
16 10 (14.71%) XML
16 10 (14.71%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Visualfiles
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) DNS
1 5 (7.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) VPN
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
3 2 (2.94%) DHCP
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (42.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (38.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
8 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
8 6 (8.82%) SSDT
8 6 (8.82%) Big Data
9 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.94%) DataStage
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.47%) Base SAS
12 1 (1.47%) MS Access
12 1 (1.47%) OLAP
12 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) CruiseControl
1 7 (10.29%) NUnit
2 6 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (8.82%) Moq
2 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.82%) SpecFlow
2 6 (8.82%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Legal
3 6 (8.82%) Games
4 4 (5.88%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 46 (67.65%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) SQL Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Database Developer
3 8 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Database Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Database Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (8.82%) MI Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Information Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) VBA Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.94%) .NET
2 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
2 14 (20.59%) Web Services
3 11 (16.18%) WCF
4 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
4 10 (14.71%) XML
5 8 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (11.76%) MSMQ
6 7 (10.29%) MDX
6 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (8.82%) CSS
7 6 (8.82%) SOAP
7 6 (8.82%) HTML
7 6 (8.82%) RESTful
7 6 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (8.82%) REST
7 6 (8.82%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.88%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) NHS
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) OO
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (17.65%) OOD
4 11 (16.18%) MVC
5 10 (14.71%) SDLC
5 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
6 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 8 (11.76%) Workflow
8 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.29%) OOP
8 7 (10.29%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (10.29%) TDD
9 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.82%) ETL
9 6 (8.82%) BDD
9 6 (8.82%) MapReduce
9 6 (8.82%) Time Management
10 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (72.06%) SQL
2 27 (39.71%) C#
3 23 (33.82%) T-SQL
4 10 (14.71%) VB.NET
4 10 (14.71%) VBA
5 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.82%) Ruby
7 5 (7.35%) VBScript
8 4 (5.88%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) C++
10 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) MCSE
3 2 (2.94%) CCNA
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) MCPD
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) MCAD
4 1 (1.47%) MCSD
4 1 (1.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Talend
3 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Metastorm
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) Citrix
4 2 (2.94%) Informatica
5 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.47%) Sage
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