The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 78 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 66 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.33% 3.32% 4.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.97% 11.68% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 90
Average salary £44,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.90% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
527 565 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.18% 28.43% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 466 529 527
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (71.19%) SQL
3 34 (57.63%) .NET
4 26 (44.07%) C#
5 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
6 22 (37.29%) .NET Framework
7 20 (33.90%) T-SQL
8 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET
8 19 (32.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (30.51%) WCF
9 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
10 17 (28.81%) XML
10 17 (28.81%) Windows
11 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (27.12%) LINQ
12 15 (25.42%) WPF
12 15 (25.42%) Degree
12 15 (25.42%) MSTest
12 15 (25.42%) NUnit
13 14 (23.73%) Scrum
13 14 (23.73%) XSLT
13 14 (23.73%) SMS
13 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (22.03%) Apple iOS
14 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
14 13 (22.03%) Android
14 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
14 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.69%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS Project
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) SMS
2 11 (18.64%) SMPP
2 11 (18.64%) NFC
3 4 (6.78%) Internet
4 2 (3.39%) LAN
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
5 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
5 1 (1.69%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (32.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (16.95%) DTS
6 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (11.86%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (8.47%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (8.47%) MS Access
10 4 (6.78%) MySQL
11 3 (5.08%) OLAP
11 3 (5.08%) OLTP
11 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (5.08%) SAP BI
11 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (5.08%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
2 15 (25.42%) NUnit
2 15 (25.42%) MSTest
3 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (18.64%) WiX
4 11 (18.64%) MSBuild
5 4 (6.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (22.03%) Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) .NET Developer
3 19 (32.20%) DBA
4 14 (23.73%) SQL DBA
5 13 (22.03%) Administrator
6 11 (18.64%) C# Developer
7 10 (16.95%) .NET Web Developer
7 10 (16.95%) Web Developer
7 10 (16.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (13.56%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (11.86%) Systems Developer
9 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
10 6 (10.17%) Architect
10 6 (10.17%) Analyst
10 6 (10.17%) Database Architect
10 6 (10.17%) Server Administrator
11 5 (8.47%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (8.47%) Junior .NET Developer
11 5 (8.47%) Junior Web Developer
11 5 (8.47%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (57.63%) .NET
2 22 (37.29%) .NET Framework
3 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET
4 18 (30.51%) WCF
5 17 (28.81%) XML
6 16 (27.12%) LINQ
7 15 (25.42%) WPF
8 14 (23.73%) XSLT
9 12 (20.34%) Java ME
9 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.17%) HTML
10 6 (10.17%) ADO.NET
11 1 (1.69%) JSON
11 1 (1.69%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.69%) jQuery
11 1 (1.69%) WSDL
11 1 (1.69%) Ajax
11 1 (1.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (1.69%) CSS
11 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Blackberry
2 9 (15.25%) Clustering
3 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.47%) Kindle
5 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.08%) Replication
6 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Android
2 13 (22.03%) Apple iOS
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) Scrum
3 13 (22.03%) Multithreading
4 12 (20.34%) TDD
4 12 (20.34%) MVC
5 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (15.25%) Data Management
7 8 (13.56%) ITIL
8 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.17%) Database Security
10 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.78%) Project Management
10 4 (6.78%) Migration
11 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.08%) ETL
11 3 (5.08%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (5.08%) Time Management
11 3 (5.08%) MVVM
12 2 (3.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (71.19%) SQL
2 26 (44.07%) C#
3 20 (33.90%) T-SQL
4 12 (20.34%) Java
5 11 (18.64%) XAML
5 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
6 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
7 8 (13.56%) VB
8 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
9 4 (6.78%) VB6
10 2 (3.39%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) MCSE
4 3 (5.08%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.69%) PhD
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) ISO 8583
2 5 (8.47%) ISO 9001
3 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 11 (18.64%) Telerik
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) Brady
4 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 3 (5.08%) Red Gate
5 2 (3.39%) Motorola
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
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