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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 88 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 73 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.97% 3.62% 3.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.98% 11.57% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 54 53
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £49,250 £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
573 631 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.21% 31.30% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 503 548 588
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 24 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (75.25%) SQL
3 61 (60.40%) .NET
4 55 (54.46%) C#
5 40 (39.60%) Microsoft
6 37 (36.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (34.65%) ASP.NET
8 32 (31.68%) T-SQL
9 30 (29.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (25.74%) XML
10 26 (25.74%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (25.74%) Finance
11 25 (24.75%) MVC
11 25 (24.75%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (23.76%) MS Excel
12 24 (23.76%) VB.NET
13 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (21.78%) OO
15 21 (20.79%) Web Services
15 21 (20.79%) Visual Studio
15 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
17 18 (17.82%) Windows
17 18 (17.82%) Degree
18 16 (15.84%) OOD
19 15 (14.85%) Data Modelling
20 14 (13.86%) ETL
20 14 (13.86%) Legal
20 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
21 13 (12.87%) Ajax

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.94%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) SAS
3 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (23.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.91%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) FastStats
4 1 (0.99%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) SaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Firewall
2 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (3.96%) DNS
2 4 (3.96%) LAN
2 4 (3.96%) WAN
2 4 (3.96%) DHCP
3 2 (1.98%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (36.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (29.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (24.75%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (9.90%) MySQL
8 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
9 7 (6.93%) Big Data
9 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.95%) SSDT
10 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.96%) MS Access
12 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.98%) DataStage
13 2 (1.98%) OLAP
13 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.98%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (0.99%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (20.79%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.89%) NUnit
3 10 (9.90%) CruiseControl
4 9 (8.91%) Moq
5 8 (7.92%) TeamCity
6 7 (6.93%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.93%) SpecFlow
6 7 (6.93%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (4.95%) Subversion
8 4 (3.96%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.98%) WatiN
9 2 (1.98%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.98%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.98%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Legal
3 11 (10.89%) Retail
4 7 (6.93%) Games
5 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (69.31%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) .NET Developer
3 22 (21.78%) SQL Developer
4 10 (9.90%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Database Developer
5 8 (7.92%) SQL Database Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (7.92%) MI Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Database Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Information Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (60.40%) .NET
2 35 (34.65%) ASP.NET
3 26 (25.74%) XML
4 21 (20.79%) Web Services
5 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
6 13 (12.87%) Ajax
6 13 (12.87%) WCF
6 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (11.88%) XSLT
8 11 (10.89%) HTML
8 11 (10.89%) CSS
9 9 (8.91%) MSMQ
9 9 (8.91%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (8.91%) REST
10 7 (6.93%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (6.93%) Entity Framework
10 7 (6.93%) MDX
10 7 (6.93%) jQuery
10 7 (6.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.96%) NHS
4 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Windows
2 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (24.75%) MVC
3 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (21.78%) OO
5 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
6 16 (15.84%) OOD
7 15 (14.85%) Data Modelling
8 14 (13.86%) ETL
9 10 (9.90%) Scrum
9 10 (9.90%) Logistics
10 9 (8.91%) Workflow
10 9 (8.91%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (7.92%) OOP
11 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (6.93%) BDD
12 7 (6.93%) MapReduce
12 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.93%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 76 (75.25%) SQL
2 55 (54.46%) C#
3 32 (31.68%) T-SQL
4 24 (23.76%) VB.NET
5 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.90%) VBA
7 7 (6.93%) Ruby
8 4 (3.96%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.98%) PHP
9 2 (1.98%) C++
10 1 (0.99%) VBScript
10 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (17.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.98%) MCSE
3 2 (1.98%) CCNA
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) MCAD
4 1 (0.99%) MCSD
4 1 (0.99%) MCTS
4 1 (0.99%) MCPD
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
1 1 (0.99%) SCOM
1 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.99%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 40 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle
3 5 (4.95%) VMware
4 4 (3.96%) Talend
4 4 (3.96%) Cisco
4 4 (3.96%) Citrix
5 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) Informatica
6 2 (1.98%) Metastorm
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