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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 89 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 28 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.34% 1.86% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.93% 7.87% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 58
Average salary £52,500 £35,836 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.50% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
405 356 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.58% 23.67% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 324 324 608
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (69.39%) .NET
3 32 (65.31%) C#
4 27 (55.10%) SQL
5 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
6 19 (38.78%) MVC
7 18 (36.73%) TDD
8 17 (34.69%) Banking
8 17 (34.69%) WCF
8 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
9 16 (32.65%) XML
9 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
10 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
10 15 (30.61%) WPF
10 15 (30.61%) LINQ
10 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 14 (28.57%) Android
11 14 (28.57%) Finance
12 13 (26.53%) Scrum
12 13 (26.53%) NUnit
12 13 (26.53%) Windows
12 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (26.53%) MSTest
12 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
15 10 (20.41%) SMS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Force.com
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) SMS
2 8 (16.33%) SMPP
2 8 (16.33%) NFC
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
3 1 (2.04%) IPv4
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) DMZ
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.16%) DTS
5 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
2 13 (26.53%) NUnit
2 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (26.53%) MSTest
3 10 (20.41%) WiX
3 10 (20.41%) MSBuild
4 5 (10.20%) Moq
5 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (34.69%) Banking
2 14 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) .NET Developer
3 13 (26.53%) C# Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Senior Developer
5 9 (18.37%) DBA
5 9 (18.37%) SQL DBA
5 9 (18.37%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (16.33%) Administrator
7 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) VB Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
9 4 (8.16%) Server Administrator
9 4 (8.16%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Software Team Leader
10 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (69.39%) .NET
2 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.78%) .NET Framework
4 17 (34.69%) WCF
5 16 (32.65%) XML
6 15 (30.61%) WPF
6 15 (30.61%) LINQ
6 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (20.41%) Java ME
8 8 (16.33%) XSLT
8 8 (16.33%) CSS
9 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (12.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (12.24%) HTML
10 6 (12.24%) jQuery
11 5 (10.20%) Web Services
11 5 (10.20%) COM
11 5 (10.20%) CSS3
11 5 (10.20%) SignalR
12 2 (4.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Android
2 13 (26.53%) Windows
3 9 (18.37%) Apple iOS
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Phone
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.12%) Linux
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) MVC
3 18 (36.73%) TDD
4 13 (26.53%) Scrum
5 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.37%) MVVM
7 8 (16.33%) Multithreading
7 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (12.24%) BDD
9 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.20%) CQRS
10 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (10.20%) OO
10 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
11 4 (8.16%) Migration
11 4 (8.16%) ITIL
11 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (6.12%) Android Development
12 3 (6.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) C#
2 27 (55.10%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
4 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 10 (20.41%) Java
6 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
7 8 (16.33%) XAML
7 8 (16.33%) VB
8 5 (10.20%) VB6
9 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.08%) PHP
11 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCSA
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) PhD
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Telerik
3 4 (8.16%) Red Gate
3 4 (8.16%) Facebook
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Veritas
5 1 (2.04%) Websense
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Veeam
5 1 (2.04%) FalconStor
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Dell
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