The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 69 56 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 69 76 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.10% 3.74% 5.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.04% 11.89% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 100
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £29,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
687 639 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.83% 31.42% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 602 562 525
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Buckinghamshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 41 £38,500 -9.41% 5
High Wycombe -1 11 £40,000 - 1
Marlow +12 5 £60,000 +71.42%
Aylesbury - 2 £50,000 - 1
Amersham - 1 £32,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 141 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 103 (73.05%) SQL
3 94 (66.67%) .NET
4 72 (51.06%) C#
4 72 (51.06%) Microsoft
5 70 (49.65%) ASP.NET
6 62 (43.97%) CSS
6 62 (43.97%) JavaScript
7 56 (39.72%) MVC
8 55 (39.01%) T-SQL
8 55 (39.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (38.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 53 (37.59%) HTML
11 52 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (34.75%) .NET Framework
12 49 (34.75%) jQuery
12 49 (34.75%) MS Excel
13 47 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 45 (31.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 42 (29.79%) Visual Studio
16 38 (26.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (26.24%) Windows
18 35 (24.82%) Web Services
18 35 (24.82%) Team Foundation Server
19 33 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 33 (23.40%) WCF
19 33 (23.40%) Ajax
20 32 (22.70%) VB.NET
20 32 (22.70%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (21.99%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 26 (18.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (12.77%) IIS
3 14 (9.93%) CMS
3 14 (9.93%) Umbraco
4 13 (9.22%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.96%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.13%) Apache
8 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 49 (34.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) SPSS
3 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.96%) HTTP
2 4 (2.84%) DNS
3 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.13%) SAN
3 3 (2.13%) Firewall
4 2 (1.42%) SSL
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) Intranet
5 1 (0.71%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) Extranet
5 1 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (39.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (38.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 47 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (31.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.96%) MySQL
9 7 (4.96%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.96%) Mahout
9 7 (4.96%) Big Data
9 7 (4.96%) SSDT
9 7 (4.96%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.71%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (29.79%) Visual Studio
2 35 (24.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (10.64%) Moq
3 15 (10.64%) ReSharper
4 9 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.42%) NUnit
General
1 23 (16.31%) Finance
2 19 (13.48%) Marketing
3 12 (8.51%) Banking
4 11 (7.80%) Retail
5 8 (5.67%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.84%) Law
7 3 (2.13%) Electronics
7 3 (2.13%) French Language
7 3 (2.13%) German Language
7 3 (2.13%) Hindi Language
8 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 108 (76.60%) Developer
2 41 (29.08%) Web Developer
3 29 (20.57%) .NET Developer
4 21 (14.89%) Analyst
4 21 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 18 (12.77%) Senior Web Developer
5 18 (12.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (9.93%) .NET Web Developer
7 13 (9.22%) SQL Developer
7 13 (9.22%) SQL Server Developer
7 13 (9.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (9.22%) C# Developer
7 13 (9.22%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.51%) Database Developer
8 12 (8.51%) SharePoint Developer
9 11 (7.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (7.80%) SQL Database Developer
9 11 (7.80%) Software Developer
10 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (6.38%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (66.67%) .NET
2 70 (49.65%) ASP.NET
3 62 (43.97%) CSS
4 53 (37.59%) HTML
5 49 (34.75%) .NET Framework
5 49 (34.75%) jQuery
6 38 (26.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (24.82%) Web Services
8 33 (23.40%) Ajax
8 33 (23.40%) WCF
9 31 (21.99%) HTML5
10 30 (21.28%) XML
11 28 (19.86%) Entity Framework
12 22 (15.60%) AngularJS
13 18 (12.77%) LINQ
14 17 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (11.35%) CSS3
16 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 15 (10.64%) Unity DI Container
16 15 (10.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.93%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.51%) Clustering
4 7 (4.96%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.26%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.55%) Statistics
6 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.13%) Replication
8 2 (1.42%) DTV
8 2 (1.42%) PKI
8 2 (1.42%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.42%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.71%) User Experience
9 1 (0.71%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.24%) Windows
2 17 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.96%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.96%) Android
5 4 (2.84%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.72%) MVC
2 52 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (22.70%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (19.15%) TDD
5 25 (17.73%) Workflow
5 25 (17.73%) Unit Testing
6 22 (15.60%) ITIL
7 18 (12.77%) OOD
7 18 (12.77%) Scrum
8 15 (10.64%) Extreme Programming
9 14 (9.93%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (9.22%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (8.51%) OO
12 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
13 10 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.09%) High Availability
14 9 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (6.38%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.38%) Web Development
15 7 (4.96%) Creative Marketing
Programming Languages
1 103 (73.05%) SQL
2 72 (51.06%) C#
3 62 (43.97%) JavaScript
4 55 (39.01%) T-SQL
5 32 (22.70%) VB.NET
6 16 (11.35%) VB
7 15 (10.64%) Ruby
7 15 (10.64%) VBScript
8 8 (5.67%) C
9 7 (4.96%) Python
9 7 (4.96%) PHP
9 7 (4.96%) R
10 6 (4.26%) Java
11 4 (2.84%) VB6
12 3 (2.13%) C++
13 2 (1.42%) Perl
13 2 (1.42%) VBA
14 1 (0.71%) XAML
14 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.71%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 20 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.06%) Degree
3 6 (4.26%) MCITP
4 4 (2.84%) MCTS
4 4 (2.84%) MCSA
5 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Foglight
Vendors
1 72 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.80%) Nintex
3 9 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (1.42%) SAP
4 2 (1.42%) Metastorm
4 2 (1.42%) SonicWALL
5 1 (0.71%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.71%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.71%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) Telerik
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Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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