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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 1.10% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 4.78% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 34
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.09%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
249 335 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.12% 23.09% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 216 288 333
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) SDLC
4 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Kendo UI
7 2 (16.67%) SignalR
7 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
7 2 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (16.67%) R
7 2 (16.67%) Power BI

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 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Power BI
4 2 (16.67%) QlikView
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) C# Programmer
6 2 (16.67%) Programmer
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) IT Support
7 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Kendo UI
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) SignalR
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) XSL
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) R
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) XAML
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Altiris
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky