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 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 18 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 9.50% 5.43% 5.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.48% 15.56% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 17
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
42 90 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.46% 34.88% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 86
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £39,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 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 24 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Croydon

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (55.17%) MS Excel
5 15 (51.72%) Finance
6 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (27.59%) .NET
10 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (24.14%) MVC
11 6 (20.69%) ETL
11 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (20.69%) C#
11 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.69%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (20.69%) LINQ
11 6 (20.69%) jQuery
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (20.69%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (20.69%) Refactoring
11 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
12 4 (13.79%) MySQL
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle
12 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (13.79%) MySQL
8 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) DBA
3 8 (27.59%) SQL DBA
4 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Database Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Development DBA
7 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior DBA
7 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior SQL DBA
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
2 6 (20.69%) LINQ
2 6 (20.69%) jQuery
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) MDX
5 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) MVC
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
2 6 (20.69%) Dimensional Modelling
2 6 (20.69%) Kimball Methodology
2 6 (20.69%) Refactoring
2 6 (20.69%) ETL
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.45%) Load Testing
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
2 3 (10.34%) Red Gate
3 1 (3.45%) F5
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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