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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 99 97 58
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -39
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 23 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.79% 1.28% 4.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.78% 4.47% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 60
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
396 514 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.51% 28.64% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 368 436 520
Average salary £43,900 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (65.79%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) C#
3 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 20 (52.63%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) HTML
5 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
6 16 (42.11%) CSS
7 15 (39.47%) MVC
7 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (31.58%) SDLC
9 12 (31.58%) Project Management
10 11 (28.95%) Windows
11 10 (26.32%) WCF
12 9 (23.68%) jQuery
12 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
12 9 (23.68%) Finance
13 8 (21.05%) ITIL
13 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
13 8 (21.05%) CRM
13 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
13 8 (21.05%) Banking
14 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (18.42%) Degree
14 7 (18.42%) Marketing
14 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
14 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
15 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
15 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (7.89%) JBoss
1 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Lync
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SMTP
1 2 (5.26%) SNMP
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) SSL
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.89%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) RavenDB
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) NUnit
2 3 (7.89%) MSTest
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Marketing
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.26%) Electronics
5 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Programmer
3 7 (18.42%) AWS Developer
4 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) SQL DBA
4 6 (15.79%) DBA
5 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Database Manager
5 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (5.26%) Server Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 17 (44.74%) HTML
4 16 (42.11%) CSS
5 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (26.32%) WCF
7 9 (23.68%) jQuery
8 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
9 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
10 5 (13.16%) CSS3
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (10.53%) WPF
12 3 (7.89%) LINQ
12 3 (7.89%) HTML5
12 3 (7.89%) REST
12 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
13 2 (5.26%) Kendo UI
13 2 (5.26%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.16%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (10.53%) Clustering
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.26%) SecurID
5 2 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) CentOS
2 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) MVC
2 12 (31.58%) Project Management
2 12 (31.58%) SDLC
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) CRM
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.16%) Database Marketing
6 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
6 5 (13.16%) Data Entry
6 5 (13.16%) Campaign Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Data Management
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.16%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) OO
7 4 (10.53%) Web Design
7 4 (10.53%) High Availability
7 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (10.53%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C#
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) XAML
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) VBScript
7 2 (5.26%) VB
7 2 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) RHCE
3 3 (7.89%) LPIC
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Xen
1 3 (7.89%) Postfix
1 3 (7.89%) KVM
1 3 (7.89%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) Rackspace
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Sun
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago