The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 70 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.30% 4.22% 4.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.48% 12.15% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22 62 68
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £31,150 £29,925
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
513 576 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.00% 34.74% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 441 532 458
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £32,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (77.27%) SQL
3 48 (72.73%) .NET
4 38 (57.58%) C#
5 33 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 31 (46.97%) T-SQL
7 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
8 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
8 23 (34.85%) WCF
9 22 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 22 (33.33%) XML
10 21 (31.82%) LINQ
10 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (31.82%) MVC
11 20 (30.30%) NUnit
11 20 (30.30%) Windows
11 20 (30.30%) MSTest
12 18 (27.27%) Banking
12 18 (27.27%) TDD
12 18 (27.27%) WPF
13 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (25.76%) Android
14 16 (24.24%) SMS
14 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (22.73%) Scrum
15 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
16 14 (21.21%) Apple iOS
16 14 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Force.com
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) SMS
2 11 (16.67%) SMPP
2 11 (16.67%) NFC
3 2 (3.03%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (21.21%) DTS
4 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (10.61%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (7.58%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (3.03%) MySQL
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (1.52%) OLAP
11 1 (1.52%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 20 (30.30%) NUnit
2 20 (30.30%) MSTest
3 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (16.67%) WiX
4 11 (16.67%) MSBuild
5 5 (7.58%) Moq
6 4 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (27.27%) Banking
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (72.73%) Developer
2 33 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 17 (25.76%) DBA
4 17 (25.76%) SQL DBA
5 15 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (16.67%) Administrator
7 10 (15.15%) Web Developer
7 10 (15.15%) SQL Server DBA
7 10 (15.15%) Senior Developer
7 10 (15.15%) .NET Web Developer
7 10 (15.15%) Server Administrator
8 9 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
9 7 (10.61%) Systems Developer
9 7 (10.61%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (10.61%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (9.09%) Junior
11 5 (7.58%) Junior .NET Developer
11 5 (7.58%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (72.73%) .NET
2 33 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET
4 23 (34.85%) WCF
5 22 (33.33%) XML
6 21 (31.82%) LINQ
7 18 (27.27%) WPF
8 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (21.21%) XSLT
10 12 (18.18%) Java ME
11 11 (16.67%) HTML
12 8 (12.12%) CSS
13 7 (10.61%) ADO.NET
13 7 (10.61%) jQuery
14 6 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (9.09%) Web Services
15 5 (7.58%) COM
15 5 (7.58%) CSS3
15 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (7.58%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Clustering
2 12 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) Android
3 14 (21.21%) Apple iOS
4 12 (18.18%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) MVC
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.27%) TDD
3 15 (22.73%) Scrum
4 14 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (19.70%) Multithreading
6 11 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (12.12%) Migration
7 8 (12.12%) MVVM
7 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.61%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (9.09%) Database Security
9 6 (9.09%) BDD
9 6 (9.09%) OO
10 5 (7.58%) Refactoring
10 5 (7.58%) CQRS
11 4 (6.06%) Project Management
12 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.55%) Android Development
13 2 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) SQL
2 38 (57.58%) C#
3 31 (46.97%) T-SQL
4 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 14 (21.21%) VB.NET
6 12 (18.18%) VB
6 12 (18.18%) Java
7 11 (16.67%) XAML
8 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.58%) VB6
9 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) MCSE
2 3 (4.55%) MCDBA
3 2 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) ISO 8583
2 3 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Telerik
3 7 (10.61%) Red Gate
4 2 (3.03%) Motorola
5 1 (1.52%) Brady
5 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
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