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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 97 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-43 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 68 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.24% 4.10% 4.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.31% 11.93% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 61 70
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,975
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
511 570 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.74% 34.38% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 436 525 454
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
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 28 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (78.13%) SQL
3 47 (73.44%) .NET
4 37 (57.81%) C#
5 33 (51.56%) .NET Framework
6 30 (46.88%) T-SQL
7 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET
8 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
8 23 (35.94%) WCF
9 22 (34.38%) XML
9 22 (34.38%) Visual Studio
10 21 (32.81%) MVC
10 21 (32.81%) LINQ
10 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (31.25%) NUnit
11 20 (31.25%) MSTest
12 19 (29.69%) Windows
13 18 (28.13%) Banking
13 18 (28.13%) TDD
14 17 (26.56%) Android
14 17 (26.56%) WPF
14 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (25.00%) SMS
15 16 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (23.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
17 14 (21.88%) Apple iOS
17 14 (21.88%) Scrum
17 14 (21.88%) DTS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.81%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) SMS
2 11 (17.19%) SMPP
2 11 (17.19%) NFC
3 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (1.56%) LAN
4 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (21.88%) DTS
4 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Visual Studio
2 20 (31.25%) NUnit
2 20 (31.25%) MSTest
3 15 (23.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (17.19%) MSBuild
4 11 (17.19%) WiX
5 5 (7.81%) Moq
6 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (28.13%) Banking
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Developer
2 33 (51.56%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.13%) C# Developer
4 17 (26.56%) SQL DBA
4 17 (26.56%) DBA
5 15 (23.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (17.19%) Administrator
7 10 (15.63%) Server Administrator
7 10 (15.63%) .NET Web Developer
7 10 (15.63%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (15.63%) Senior Developer
7 10 (15.63%) Web Developer
8 9 (14.06%) Software Developer
8 9 (14.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (10.94%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (10.94%) Systems Developer
9 7 (10.94%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Junior
11 5 (7.81%) Junior .NET Web Developer
11 5 (7.81%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (73.44%) .NET
2 33 (51.56%) .NET Framework
3 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 23 (35.94%) WCF
5 22 (34.38%) XML
6 21 (32.81%) LINQ
7 17 (26.56%) WPF
7 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (21.88%) XSLT
9 12 (18.75%) Java ME
10 11 (17.19%) HTML
11 8 (12.50%) CSS
12 7 (10.94%) ADO.NET
12 7 (10.94%) jQuery
13 6 (9.38%) Web Services
13 6 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (7.81%) SignalR
14 5 (7.81%) CSS3
14 5 (7.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Clustering
2 12 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Android
3 14 (21.88%) Apple iOS
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) MVC
1 21 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) TDD
3 14 (21.88%) Scrum
3 14 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
5 11 (17.19%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (10.94%) MVVM
8 6 (9.38%) OO
8 6 (9.38%) BDD
8 6 (9.38%) Database Security
9 5 (7.81%) CQRS
9 5 (7.81%) Refactoring
10 4 (6.25%) Project Management
11 3 (4.69%) Android Development
12 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 50 (78.13%) SQL
2 37 (57.81%) C#
3 30 (46.88%) T-SQL
4 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
5 13 (20.31%) VB.NET
6 12 (18.75%) Java
7 11 (17.19%) XAML
7 11 (17.19%) VB
8 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.25%) VB6
9 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) MCSE
3 3 (4.69%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) ISO 8583
2 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) Telerik
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle
4 7 (10.94%) Red Gate
5 2 (3.13%) Motorola
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