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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 93 95 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -42
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 30 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.83% 1.71% 4.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.92% 5.81% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 64
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £30,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
411 516 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.29% 29.38% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 381 449 579
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (73.33%) .NET
2 33 (73.33%) C#
3 29 (64.44%) ASP.NET
4 22 (48.89%) HTML
5 21 (46.67%) CSS
5 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (44.44%) SQL
6 20 (44.44%) MVC
7 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
8 14 (31.11%) WCF
8 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (31.11%) SDLC
9 13 (28.89%) Project Management
9 13 (28.89%) Windows
10 12 (26.67%) jQuery
11 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (24.44%) Banking
12 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 10 (22.22%) Finance
12 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
13 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
13 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
14 7 (15.56%) CSS3
14 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (15.56%) CRM
14 7 (15.56%) OO
14 7 (15.56%) XML
14 7 (15.56%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 3 (6.67%) JBoss
1 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) SMTP
2 2 (4.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.67%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.44%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.33%) NUnit
2 6 (13.33%) MSTest
3 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (24.44%) Banking
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 7 (15.56%) Marketing
4 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Electronics
5 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Programmer
2 11 (24.44%) AWS Developer
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Database Manager
7 4 (8.89%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.89%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Senior SQL DBA
9 1 (2.22%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) .NET
2 29 (64.44%) ASP.NET
3 22 (48.89%) HTML
4 21 (46.67%) CSS
4 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (31.11%) WCF
6 12 (26.67%) jQuery
7 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 7 (15.56%) WPF
8 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
8 7 (15.56%) XML
8 7 (15.56%) CSS3
8 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (13.33%) LINQ
10 5 (11.11%) HTML5
10 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.89%) REST
12 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (11.11%) Replication
3 5 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) SecurID
5 2 (4.44%) DTV
6 1 (2.22%) Ergonomics
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) CentOS
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) MVC
2 14 (31.11%) SDLC
3 13 (28.89%) Project Management
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.56%) OO
6 7 (15.56%) CRM
7 6 (13.33%) Web Design
7 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (11.11%) Migration
8 5 (11.11%) Data Management
8 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (11.11%) Database Marketing
8 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 5 (11.11%) Data Entry
8 5 (11.11%) Campaign Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) C#
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
3 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) XAML
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) VBScript
6 2 (4.44%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) RHCE
2 3 (6.67%) LPIC
3 1 (2.22%) MCTS
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Xen
1 3 (6.67%) Postfix
1 3 (6.67%) KVM
1 3 (6.67%) iptables
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Sun
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