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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 94 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 2.14% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.57% 7.86% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 49
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
311 407 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.52% 27.26% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 261 361 471
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
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 April 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (69.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (66.67%) ITIL
4 20 (60.61%) SQL
5 19 (57.58%) WCF
6 18 (54.55%) Windows
7 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
7 17 (51.52%) .NET
8 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (33.33%) Mobile Development
9 11 (33.33%) Web Development
9 11 (33.33%) jQuery
9 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (33.33%) HTML5
9 11 (33.33%) REST
9 11 (33.33%) CSS3
9 11 (33.33%) Process Improvement
9 11 (33.33%) C#
9 11 (33.33%) HTML
9 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 11 (33.33%) CSS
9 11 (33.33%) OO
9 11 (33.33%) MVC
9 11 (33.33%) Web Design
9 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (24.24%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (69.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (12.12%) MySQL
5 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 11 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 11 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 11 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 11 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 11 (33.33%) Programmer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 6 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) DBA
5 4 (12.12%) Support Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) WCF
2 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 11 (33.33%) CSS
3 11 (33.33%) CSS3
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) HTML5
3 11 (33.33%) jQuery
3 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (33.33%) REST
4 8 (24.24%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (12.12%) LAMP
5 4 (12.12%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Replication
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) CentOS
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 11 (33.33%) MVC
2 11 (33.33%) OO
2 11 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 11 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) Web Design
2 11 (33.33%) Web Development
3 8 (24.24%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) High Availability
5 3 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.12%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) LPIC
1 4 (12.12%) RHCE
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) iptables
2 4 (12.12%) KVM
2 4 (12.12%) Postfix
2 4 (12.12%) Xen
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCOM
2 4 (12.12%) HAProxy
2 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) Sun
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle