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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 21 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.40% 10.44% 5.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.46% 41.30% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 13
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
96 46 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 38.40% 25.27% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76 43 63
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (81.82%) EPiServer
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
2 9 (81.82%) Entity Framework
2 9 (81.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (45.45%) WPF
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
1 9 (81.82%) SharePoint 2013
1 9 (81.82%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) EPiServer Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
1 9 (81.82%) Entity Framework
2 5 (45.45%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) EPiServer
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) IBM