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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 102 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 55 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.76% 3.49% 3.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.80% 10.96% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 50 63
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
500 502 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.29% 31.87% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 415 467 487
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (80.00%) SQL
3 46 (76.67%) .NET
4 38 (63.33%) C#
5 30 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET
7 27 (45.00%) T-SQL
8 23 (38.33%) WCF
9 22 (36.67%) MVC
9 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
10 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (31.67%) TDD
11 19 (31.67%) LINQ
11 19 (31.67%) Visual Studio
11 19 (31.67%) XML
12 18 (30.00%) WPF
12 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (30.00%) MSTest
12 18 (30.00%) NUnit
13 17 (28.33%) Banking
14 16 (26.67%) Android
15 15 (25.00%) Scrum
15 15 (25.00%) VB.NET
15 15 (25.00%) SMS
16 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
17 13 (21.67%) Apple iOS
17 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (21.67%) Windows
18 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (18.33%) Multithreading

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Force.com
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) SMS
2 10 (16.67%) SMPP
2 10 (16.67%) NFC
3 1 (1.67%) VLAN
3 1 (1.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (15.00%) DTS
4 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.33%) MySQL
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Visual Studio
2 18 (30.00%) NUnit
2 18 (30.00%) MSTest
3 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (16.67%) WiX
4 10 (16.67%) MSBuild
5 5 (8.33%) Moq
6 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (28.33%) Banking
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (78.33%) Developer
2 33 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (31.67%) C# Developer
4 14 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (20.00%) DBA
5 12 (20.00%) SQL DBA
6 11 (18.33%) Senior Developer
7 10 (16.67%) Web Developer
7 10 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
7 10 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (13.33%) Software Developer
8 8 (13.33%) Administrator
9 7 (11.67%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (11.67%) Server Administrator
10 6 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (10.00%) Systems Developer
10 6 (10.00%) Junior
10 6 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (8.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (76.67%) .NET
2 30 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 23 (38.33%) WCF
5 19 (31.67%) LINQ
5 19 (31.67%) XML
6 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (30.00%) WPF
7 11 (18.33%) Java ME
7 11 (18.33%) XSLT
8 10 (16.67%) HTML
9 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (11.67%) CSS
10 6 (10.00%) ADO.NET
10 6 (10.00%) jQuery
10 6 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (8.33%) CSS3
11 5 (8.33%) SignalR
11 5 (8.33%) COM
11 5 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Blackberry
2 9 (15.00%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Android
2 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Apple iOS
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) MVC
2 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) TDD
4 15 (25.00%) Scrum
5 11 (18.33%) Multithreading
6 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (15.00%) MVVM
8 8 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (11.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (11.67%) ITIL
9 7 (11.67%) Migration
10 6 (10.00%) BDD
11 5 (8.33%) CQRS
11 5 (8.33%) OO
11 5 (8.33%) Refactoring
12 3 (5.00%) Android Development
13 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (3.33%) Database Security
13 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (80.00%) SQL
2 38 (63.33%) C#
3 27 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 15 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
6 11 (18.33%) Java
7 10 (16.67%) XAML
7 10 (16.67%) VB
8 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (8.33%) VB6
11 2 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) MCDBA
3 2 (3.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Telerik
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle
4 7 (11.67%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Dell
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Veritas
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