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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 27 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.72% 9.38% 4.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 25.86% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
42 58 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 33.07% 36.25% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 72
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) WinForms
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
5 10 (58.82%) WPF
6 9 (52.94%) WCF
6 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
6 9 (52.94%) Web Services
7 8 (47.06%) SQL
8 6 (35.29%) Windows
8 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (29.41%) Google Maps API
9 5 (29.41%) DevExpress
9 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 5 (29.41%) Google
9 5 (29.41%) C#
9 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
10 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
10 4 (23.53%) WSE
11 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 2 (11.76%) Clustering
13 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (5.88%) Degree
13 1 (5.88%) VMware
13 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (5.88%) SAN
13 1 (5.88%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
1 14 (82.35%) .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Junior Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Junior .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) WinForms
3 10 (58.82%) WPF
4 9 (52.94%) WCF
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) Google Maps API
6 4 (23.53%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Google
2 5 (29.41%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.88%) VMware