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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 81 94 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 16 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.88% 1.10% 2.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.13% 4.52% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 50
Average salary £45,500 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.52% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
406 354 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.07% 24.31% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 345 307 609
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (67.39%) C#
3 30 (65.22%) .NET
4 21 (45.65%) WCF
5 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
7 17 (36.96%) SQL
7 17 (36.96%) MVC
7 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
7 17 (36.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (32.61%) Windows
8 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
8 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (30.43%) WPF
9 14 (30.43%) LINQ
9 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 14 (30.43%) Finance
9 14 (30.43%) Banking
10 13 (28.26%) TDD
10 13 (28.26%) XML
10 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
11 12 (26.09%) NUnit
11 12 (26.09%) Scrum
11 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (26.09%) MSTest
12 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
12 11 (23.91%) Android
12 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
13 10 (21.74%) Java

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SMS
1 8 (17.39%) SMPP
1 8 (17.39%) NFC
2 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) 3G
4 1 (2.17%) LTE
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) TETRA
4 1 (2.17%) VLAN
4 1 (2.17%) DMZ
4 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.17%) GSM
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.17%) OLTP
7 1 (2.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
2 12 (26.09%) NUnit
2 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (26.09%) MSTest
3 10 (21.74%) WiX
3 10 (21.74%) MSBuild
4 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
1 14 (30.43%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) DBA
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Programmer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) VB Developer
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) WCF
3 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
4 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
4 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (30.43%) WPF
5 14 (30.43%) LINQ
6 13 (28.26%) XML
7 10 (21.74%) Java ME
8 8 (17.39%) XSLT
9 6 (13.04%) CSS
9 6 (13.04%) HTML
10 5 (10.87%) jQuery
11 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (6.52%) CSS3
13 2 (4.35%) REST
13 2 (4.35%) HTML5
13 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Android
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Phone
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) MVC
3 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 13 (28.26%) TDD
5 12 (26.09%) Scrum
6 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
7 5 (10.87%) MVVM
7 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 4 (8.70%) Web Design
8 4 (8.70%) OO
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
10 2 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) C#
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
4 10 (21.74%) XAML
4 10 (21.74%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.87%) VB
6 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.70%) VB6
8 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) SCOM
1 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
1 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Telerik
3 4 (8.70%) Facebook
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) Websense
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (2.17%) FalconStor
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) Veritas
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