The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 103 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 44 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.74% 2.88% 3.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.81% 10.45% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 58
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
463 421 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.34% 27.59% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 376 389 532
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (77.19%) SQL
3 40 (70.18%) .NET
4 32 (56.14%) C#
5 27 (47.37%) T-SQL
6 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
6 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET
7 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
8 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (29.82%) MVC
10 16 (28.07%) WCF
10 16 (28.07%) Windows
10 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
11 15 (26.32%) VB.NET
12 14 (24.56%) TDD
13 13 (22.81%) WPF
13 13 (22.81%) LINQ
13 13 (22.81%) Banking
13 13 (22.81%) XML
13 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (21.05%) MSTest
14 12 (21.05%) Android
14 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (21.05%) NUnit
15 11 (19.30%) Scrum
15 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (17.54%) PowerShell

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Force.com
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) SMS
2 6 (10.53%) NFC
2 6 (10.53%) SMPP
3 1 (1.75%) IPv4
3 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (15.79%) DTS
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.51%) MySQL
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.05%) MSTest
2 12 (21.05%) NUnit
3 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.53%) MSBuild
4 6 (10.53%) WiX
5 5 (8.77%) Moq
6 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (22.81%) Banking
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 26 (45.61%) .NET Developer
3 15 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 13 (22.81%) SQL DBA
4 13 (22.81%) DBA
5 10 (17.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Senior Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Administrator
6 8 (14.04%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (14.04%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Web Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Server Administrator
8 6 (10.53%) Junior
9 5 (8.77%) Junior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Junior Web Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Junior Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Junior .NET Web Developer
10 4 (7.02%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) .NET
2 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
2 24 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 16 (28.07%) WCF
4 13 (22.81%) WPF
4 13 (22.81%) LINQ
4 13 (22.81%) XML
4 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (17.54%) HTML
6 7 (12.28%) XSLT
6 7 (12.28%) CSS
6 7 (12.28%) Java ME
6 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (10.53%) jQuery
7 6 (10.53%) ADO.NET
8 5 (8.77%) COM
8 5 (8.77%) Web Services
8 5 (8.77%) CSS3
8 5 (8.77%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Clustering
2 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Android
3 9 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.26%) Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) MVC
3 14 (24.56%) TDD
4 11 (19.30%) Scrum
5 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (15.79%) MVVM
6 9 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.28%) ITIL
7 7 (12.28%) Migration
7 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
7 7 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (10.53%) BDD
8 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 5 (8.77%) OO
9 5 (8.77%) Refactoring
9 5 (8.77%) CQRS
10 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.26%) Android Development
12 2 (3.51%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) SQL
2 32 (56.14%) C#
3 27 (47.37%) T-SQL
4 15 (26.32%) VB.NET
5 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
5 10 (17.54%) VB
6 7 (12.28%) Java
6 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.53%) XAML
7 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 5 (8.77%) VB6
9 2 (3.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.04%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (3.51%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.51%) PhD
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) Red Gate
4 6 (10.53%) Telerik
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Veritas
6 1 (1.75%) Facebook
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