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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 103 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 27 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.49% 1.91% 2.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.09% 6.60% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 54
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
287 409 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.24% 28.93% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 235 368 481
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (67.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 20 (64.52%) ITIL
4 18 (58.06%) Windows
4 18 (58.06%) WCF
5 15 (48.39%) .NET
5 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
6 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (32.26%) Mobile Development
7 10 (32.26%) jQuery
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (32.26%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 10 (32.26%) HTML5
7 10 (32.26%) REST
7 10 (32.26%) CSS3
7 10 (32.26%) Process Improvement
7 10 (32.26%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (32.26%) CSS
7 10 (32.26%) OO
7 10 (32.26%) C#
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 10 (32.26%) MVC
7 10 (32.26%) Web Design
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (67.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (12.90%) MySQL
5 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
6 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) .NET Developer
2 10 (32.26%) .NET Programmer
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 10 (32.26%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (32.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (32.26%) C# Developer
2 10 (32.26%) C# Programmer
2 10 (32.26%) Programmer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Support Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) WCF
2 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
3 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) CSS3
3 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) HTML5
3 10 (32.26%) jQuery
3 10 (32.26%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (32.26%) REST
4 8 (25.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (12.90%) LAMP
5 4 (12.90%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) CentOS
4 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (32.26%) Mobile Development
2 10 (32.26%) MVC
2 10 (32.26%) OO
2 10 (32.26%) Process Improvement
2 10 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) Web Design
2 10 (32.26%) Web Development
3 8 (25.81%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
5 3 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) C#
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.90%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby
3 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) LPIC
1 4 (12.90%) RHCE
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) iptables
2 4 (12.90%) KVM
2 4 (12.90%) Postfix
2 4 (12.90%) Xen
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCOM
2 4 (12.90%) HAProxy
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Data Guard
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) IBM
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) Sun
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle