The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.09% 3.97% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.82% 11.21% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 8
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,250 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
London

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 Croydon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
55 107 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.92% 35.43% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 54 87 75
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Croydon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Croydon

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 27 (81.82%) SQL
3 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (51.52%) .NET
5 16 (48.48%) C#
5 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
5 16 (48.48%) MVC
5 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (45.45%) ETL
7 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
10 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (24.24%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (24.24%) Dimensional Modelling
11 8 (24.24%) Refactoring
12 7 (21.21%) SaaS
12 7 (21.21%) TDD
13 6 (18.18%) Finance
13 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
13 6 (18.18%) LINQ
13 6 (18.18%) Marketing
13 6 (18.18%) Web Development
14 5 (15.15%) jQuery
14 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (12.12%) SQLPlus
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Toad
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.03%) Moq
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) DBA
4 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
5 6 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 5 (15.15%) SQL DBA
6 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Development DBA
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Database Team Leader
8 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
8 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (18.18%) LINQ
5 5 (15.15%) jQuery
6 4 (12.12%) EDI
7 3 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (9.09%) WCF
8 2 (6.06%) HTML
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.03%) WinForms
9 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
9 1 (3.03%) SOAP
9 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
9 1 (3.03%) WPF
9 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
9 1 (3.03%) REST
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) MVC
3 15 (45.45%) ETL
4 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 8 (24.24%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (24.24%) Dimensional Modelling
5 8 (24.24%) Refactoring
6 7 (21.21%) TDD
7 6 (18.18%) Web Development
8 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
9 4 (12.12%) BDD
9 4 (12.12%) Change Control
10 3 (9.09%) Data Security
10 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 3 (9.09%) Red Gate
3 1 (3.03%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Telerik