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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 100 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.90% 3.10% 4.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.90% 10.13% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 53 55
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,805 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £42,500
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
610 543 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 32.28% 30.56% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 554 459 465
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (62.50%) SQL
3 35 (48.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (43.06%) .NET
5 30 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (31.94%) C#
7 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (25.00%) Finance
7 18 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (23.61%) T-SQL
9 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 15 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (19.44%) MVC
11 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
12 13 (18.06%) SDLC
13 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.28%) Windows
15 10 (13.89%) CSS
15 10 (13.89%) OO
15 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
16 9 (12.50%) jQuery
16 9 (12.50%) HTML
17 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
17 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
17 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (4.17%) IIS
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.39%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) SAN
1 5 (6.94%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) VPN
2 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
3 2 (2.78%) DHCP
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (48.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.94%) SSDT
8 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.78%) DataStage
9 2 (2.78%) MS Access
9 2 (2.78%) Big Data
10 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) NUnit
4 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.39%) Moq
4 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.17%) Electronics
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (65.28%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) SQL Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Database Developer
4 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Database Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Database Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) DBA
9 4 (5.56%) VBA Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.17%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.06%) .NET
2 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.89%) CSS
4 9 (12.50%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 9 (12.50%) jQuery
5 8 (11.11%) WCF
6 5 (6.94%) MDX
6 5 (6.94%) XML
6 5 (6.94%) Entity Framework
6 5 (6.94%) Ajax
6 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.56%) JSON
8 3 (4.17%) Dojo
8 3 (4.17%) Web Services
9 2 (2.78%) WPF
10 1 (1.39%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.39%) RESTful
10 1 (1.39%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Clustering
1 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) MVC
2 13 (18.06%) SDLC
3 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.89%) OO
4 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.72%) TDD
5 7 (9.72%) ETL
5 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (6.94%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Web Development
8 4 (5.56%) Analytics
9 3 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) SQL
2 23 (31.94%) C#
3 17 (23.61%) T-SQL
4 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.72%) VBA
7 5 (6.94%) VBScript
8 4 (5.56%) VB
9 2 (2.78%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) Java
10 1 (1.39%) C
10 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) CCNA
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle
2 3 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco
3 2 (2.78%) Citrix
3 2 (2.78%) Informatica
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
3 2 (2.78%) Talend
4 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.39%) Sage
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
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