The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - 34 28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 2.22% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 11.11% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Essex

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 Colchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
77 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 40.31% 20.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 76 42 39
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,250 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Colchester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) SEO
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Wiki
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SEO
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky