The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 82 98 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -48
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 50 34 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.30% 1.53% 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.11% 5.48% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 113
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
549 620 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.29% 27.92% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 461 531 660
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 34 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Peterborough 0 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Huntingdon +5 1 £25,000 -9.09%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (60.95%) C#
3 63 (60.00%) .NET
4 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
5 38 (36.19%) MVC
6 37 (35.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (34.29%) SQL
8 35 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (32.38%) WCF
10 31 (29.52%) .NET Framework
10 31 (29.52%) Java
10 31 (29.52%) Windows
11 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
13 26 (24.76%) Software Engineering
14 25 (23.81%) CSS
14 25 (23.81%) HTML
15 24 (22.86%) XML
16 23 (21.90%) Banking
16 23 (21.90%) LINQ
17 22 (20.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (20.95%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (20.95%) Visual Studio
17 22 (20.95%) T-SQL
18 21 (20.00%) XAML
18 21 (20.00%) WPF
19 20 (19.05%) TDD
20 19 (18.10%) jQuery
20 19 (18.10%) Finance
21 18 (17.14%) OO

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 9 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.71%) IIS
3 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.95%) Apache
7 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) SMPP
1 8 (7.62%) SMS
1 8 (7.62%) NFC
2 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.81%) SAN
4 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.90%) Intranet
5 1 (0.95%) LTE
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.95%) GSM
5 1 (0.95%) 3G
5 1 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.95%) DMZ
5 1 (0.95%) Firewall
5 1 (0.95%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (20.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (15.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.90%) OLAP
11 2 (1.90%) MySQL
11 2 (1.90%) OLTP
11 2 (1.90%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (0.95%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.95%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 22 (20.95%) Visual Studio
2 18 (17.14%) MSBuild
3 15 (14.29%) NUnit
3 15 (14.29%) MSTest
4 10 (9.52%) WiX
5 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.95%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 23 (21.90%) Banking
2 19 (18.10%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (67.62%) Developer
2 23 (21.90%) C# Developer
3 19 (18.10%) Software Developer
4 17 (16.19%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (16.19%) .NET Developer
5 13 (12.38%) Programmer
6 12 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.62%) DBA
8 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.71%) SQL DBA
9 6 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.76%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Administrator
10 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (60.00%) .NET
2 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
3 37 (35.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (32.38%) WCF
5 31 (29.52%) .NET Framework
6 25 (23.81%) CSS
6 25 (23.81%) HTML
7 24 (22.86%) XML
8 23 (21.90%) LINQ
9 21 (20.00%) WPF
10 19 (18.10%) jQuery
11 13 (12.38%) CSS3
12 12 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (9.52%) Java ME
14 9 (8.57%) XSLT
15 7 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
16 6 (5.71%) Web Services
16 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.81%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (3.81%) Replication
2 4 (3.81%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Statistics
5 1 (0.95%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.95%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.52%) Windows
2 17 (16.19%) Android
3 15 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (13.33%) Windows Phone
5 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.86%) Linux
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.90%) UNIX
9 1 (0.95%) CentOS
9 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) MVC
2 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.76%) Software Engineering
4 20 (19.05%) TDD
5 18 (17.14%) OO
5 18 (17.14%) Multithreading
6 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.57%) Regression Testing
6 9 (8.57%) Web Design
6 9 (8.57%) Scrum
6 9 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (7.62%) Project Management
8 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.67%) ETL
9 6 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.81%) ITIL
11 4 (3.81%) ERP
11 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (60.95%) C#
2 36 (34.29%) SQL
3 31 (29.52%) Java
4 22 (20.95%) T-SQL
5 21 (20.00%) XAML
6 12 (11.43%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.90%) VB
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.90%) VBA
8 2 (1.90%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.81%) MCSE
3 3 (2.86%) VCP4
3 3 (2.86%) Degree
4 2 (1.90%) MCP
4 2 (1.90%) MCSA
4 2 (1.90%) MCITP
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) LPIC
5 1 (0.95%) MCTS
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.95%) CCA
5 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.95%) ISEB
5 1 (0.95%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Active Directory
1 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.90%) XenApp
3 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.95%) Postfix
4 1 (0.95%) Xen
4 1 (0.95%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Backup Exec
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
1 4 (3.81%) SCOM
2 3 (2.86%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.90%) SCSM
3 2 (1.90%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.90%) Nagios
3 2 (1.90%) Puppet
3 2 (1.90%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.95%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) VMware
3 8 (7.62%) Telerik
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle
5 4 (3.81%) Websense
5 4 (3.81%) Citrix
5 4 (3.81%) Facebook
6 2 (1.90%) AppSense
6 2 (1.90%) Symantec
6 2 (1.90%) Sybase
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) Veeam
7 1 (0.95%) FalconStor
7 1 (0.95%) Northgate
7 1 (0.95%) Sun
7 1 (0.95%) HP
7 1 (0.95%) NetApp
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
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