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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 63 76
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 30 57 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.59% 3.43% 2.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.71% 9.93% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 37
Average salary £35,000 £41,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.16% +11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,350 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £51,000
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
525 574 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.90% 34.56% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 471 500 538
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 117 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 82 (70.09%) .NET
3 72 (61.54%) C#
4 71 (60.68%) SQL
5 51 (43.59%) Microsoft
6 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 42 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (28.21%) MVC
9 32 (27.35%) Web Services
9 32 (27.35%) OO
10 31 (26.50%) MS Excel
10 31 (26.50%) T-SQL
10 31 (26.50%) .NET Framework
11 30 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (23.93%) Scrum
12 28 (23.93%) XML
13 27 (23.08%) E-Commerce
14 26 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (22.22%) OOD
14 26 (22.22%) VB.NET
14 26 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
16 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
16 23 (19.66%) Finance
16 23 (19.66%) WCF
17 22 (18.80%) Ajax
18 21 (17.95%) NUnit
19 20 (17.09%) CruiseControl
19 20 (17.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 20 (17.09%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (11.97%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.40%) Umbraco
3 8 (6.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.27%) IIS
5 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.56%) Lync
7 2 (1.71%) CMS
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
8 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (26.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.55%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.71%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.85%) FastStats
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.71%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) SaaS
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) LAN
1 7 (5.98%) WAN
1 7 (5.98%) Firewall
2 5 (4.27%) SAN
2 5 (4.27%) Internet
3 4 (3.42%) DHCP
3 4 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.56%) NAS
4 3 (2.56%) Wireless
4 3 (2.56%) VoIP
4 3 (2.56%) MPLS
4 3 (2.56%) VPN
5 2 (1.71%) DNS
5 2 (1.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (17.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (11.97%) Big Data
7 12 (10.26%) Relational Database
7 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (10.26%) MySQL
7 12 (10.26%) Hadoop
8 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.56%) OLAP
10 3 (2.56%) MS Access
11 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Visual Studio
2 21 (17.95%) NUnit
3 20 (17.09%) CruiseControl
4 19 (16.24%) Moq
5 18 (15.38%) TeamCity
6 17 (14.53%) Cucumber
6 17 (14.53%) SpecFlow
6 17 (14.53%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (4.27%) Subversion
9 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.71%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.71%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.71%) WatiN
10 2 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.71%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Legal
3 13 (11.11%) Retail
4 12 (10.26%) Games
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (63.25%) Developer
2 29 (24.79%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.82%) C# Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.84%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.98%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (5.98%) MI Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) .NET Team Leader
8 6 (5.13%) Information Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Team Leader
9 5 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (70.09%) .NET
2 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 32 (27.35%) Web Services
4 31 (26.50%) .NET Framework
5 28 (23.93%) XML
6 23 (19.66%) WCF
7 22 (18.80%) Ajax
8 20 (17.09%) CSS
9 19 (16.24%) HTML
9 19 (16.24%) MSMQ
9 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (15.38%) jQuery
10 18 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 17 (14.53%) Gherkin
11 17 (14.53%) RESTful
11 17 (14.53%) REST
11 17 (14.53%) SOAP
12 14 (11.97%) ActiveMQ
13 12 (10.26%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.42%) NHS
3 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Windows
2 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.42%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) UNIX
6 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.21%) MVC
3 32 (27.35%) OO
4 28 (23.93%) Scrum
5 27 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 26 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (22.22%) OOD
7 20 (17.09%) OOP
8 19 (16.24%) OOA/OOD
8 19 (16.24%) TDD
8 19 (16.24%) BDD
9 17 (14.53%) Automated Testing
10 16 (13.68%) ETL
10 16 (13.68%) Workflow
11 12 (10.26%) Unit Testing
11 12 (10.26%) MapReduce
12 10 (8.55%) Logistics
12 10 (8.55%) CRM
13 9 (7.69%) Data Modelling
14 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.54%) C#
2 71 (60.68%) SQL
3 31 (26.50%) T-SQL
4 26 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (14.53%) Ruby
7 7 (5.98%) VBA
8 4 (3.42%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.42%) C++
9 3 (2.56%) PHP
9 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) Java
10 1 (0.85%) VBScript
10 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) VCP4
4 3 (2.56%) MCITP
5 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) MCPD
6 1 (0.85%) MCTS
6 1 (0.85%) MCAD
6 1 (0.85%) MCSD
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) SCCM
1 4 (3.42%) SCOM
2 3 (2.56%) WSUS
3 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.85%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 51 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle
3 9 (7.69%) VMware
4 6 (5.13%) Sage
5 4 (3.42%) Cisco
5 4 (3.42%) Citrix
5 4 (3.42%) Metastorm
6 3 (2.56%) Avaya
6 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.71%) Talend
7 2 (1.71%) IBM
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