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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.31% 3.45% 10.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.51% 17.24% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 14
Average salary £35,000 £30,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.70% -28.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £28,675 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
37 29 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 24.50% 20.00% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 66
Average salary £28,500 £30,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% -28.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,015 £24,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £46,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Colchester

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) SEO
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) DevExpress
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) WinForms
6 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) SEO
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
3 1 (12.50%) VMware