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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 87 106 70
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 12 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.15% 0.66% 3.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.27% 2.46% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 43
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,915 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
375 488 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.00% 27.02% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 357 404 440
Average salary £43,900 £41,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% -6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
2 19 (51.35%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) .NET
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 13 (35.14%) CSS
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (32.43%) Project Management
6 12 (32.43%) MVC
7 10 (27.03%) SDLC
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.62%) CRM
8 8 (21.62%) Marketing
8 8 (21.62%) jQuery
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (18.92%) WCF
9 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
9 7 (18.92%) Degree
9 7 (18.92%) Banking
9 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
10 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (16.22%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Lync
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SMTP
1 2 (5.41%) SNMP
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) OLTP
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) NUnit
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) MSTest
3 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
1 8 (21.62%) Marketing
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) DBA
2 7 (18.92%) SQL DBA
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Programmer
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Database Manager
4 5 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) AWS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) HTML
3 13 (35.14%) CSS
4 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (21.62%) jQuery
6 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.92%) WCF
7 5 (13.51%) XML
7 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
8 4 (10.81%) CSS3
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (10.81%) HTML5
9 3 (8.11%) REST
9 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.41%) WPF
10 2 (5.41%) LINQ
10 2 (5.41%) Classic ASP
10 2 (5.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) SecurID
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Project Management
1 12 (32.43%) MVC
2 10 (27.03%) SDLC
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) CRM
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 5 (13.51%) Database Security
5 5 (13.51%) Campaign Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) Database Marketing
5 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.51%) Data Entry
5 5 (13.51%) Data Management
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Change Control
6 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C#
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) VBScript
5 2 (5.41%) XAML
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) RHCE
3 2 (5.41%) LPIC
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) MCDBA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Xen
1 2 (5.41%) Postfix
1 2 (5.41%) KVM
1 2 (5.41%) iptables
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
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