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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 81 84 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 45 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.54% 2.40% 3.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.46% 8.20% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 67
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
403 549 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.28% 29.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 366 478 561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 26 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (73.21%) C#
3 40 (71.43%) .NET
4 33 (58.93%) ASP.NET
5 28 (50.00%) HTML
6 27 (48.21%) CSS
7 26 (46.43%) MVC
7 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (41.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
9 21 (37.50%) SQL
10 18 (32.14%) WCF
10 18 (32.14%) jQuery
11 17 (30.36%) SDLC
11 17 (30.36%) Windows
12 15 (26.79%) Project Management
12 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
14 11 (19.64%) Entity Framework
14 11 (19.64%) Banking
14 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
14 11 (19.64%) OO
15 10 (17.86%) Web Design
15 10 (17.86%) Finance
15 10 (17.86%) CSS3
15 10 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (16.07%) WPF
16 9 (16.07%) XAML
16 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
16 9 (16.07%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (5.36%) JBoss
1 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) 3G
2 1 (1.79%) TETRA
2 1 (1.79%) LTE
2 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.79%) GSM
2 1 (1.79%) SMTP
2 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (41.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.36%) MySQL
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) OLAP
7 1 (1.79%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.71%) NUnit
2 6 (10.71%) MSTest
3 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (19.64%) Banking
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 7 (12.50%) Marketing
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Electronics
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Programmer
2 15 (26.79%) AWS Developer
3 14 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (8.93%) Database Manager
8 3 (5.36%) DBA
8 3 (5.36%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior DBA
9 2 (3.57%) Senior SQL DBA
10 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (71.43%) .NET
2 33 (58.93%) ASP.NET
3 28 (50.00%) HTML
4 27 (48.21%) CSS
5 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (32.14%) jQuery
6 18 (32.14%) WCF
7 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
8 11 (19.64%) Entity Framework
9 10 (17.86%) CSS3
10 9 (16.07%) WPF
11 8 (14.29%) XML
11 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 7 (12.50%) HTML5
13 6 (10.71%) LINQ
13 6 (10.71%) REST
14 3 (5.36%) Razor View Engine
15 2 (3.57%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.71%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (8.93%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) DTV
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) SecurID
5 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) CentOS
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) MVC
2 17 (30.36%) SDLC
3 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) Project Management
4 11 (19.64%) OO
4 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.86%) Web Design
5 10 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (10.71%) Mobile Development
6 6 (10.71%) CRM
6 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.93%) Data Entry
7 5 (8.93%) Campaign Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.93%) Database Marketing
7 5 (8.93%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (8.93%) Data Management
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) C#
2 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) XAML
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 4 (7.14%) Perl
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) VB
7 2 (3.57%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) RHCE
2 3 (5.36%) LPIC
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) MCTS
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Xen
1 3 (5.36%) Postfix
1 3 (5.36%) KVM
1 3 (5.36%) iptables
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
2 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.79%) Sun
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