The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 3.61% - 41.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% - 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 16
Average salary £50,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Kent

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 Dartford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
54 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 65.06% 15.79% 64.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 25
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Dartford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (44.44%) Marketing
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) Database Security
6 3 (33.33%) Replication
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Workflow
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (22.22%) BCP
7 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
7 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
7 2 (22.22%) OLAP
7 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
7 2 (22.22%) MCITP
7 2 (22.22%) MDX
7 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
6 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (22.22%) OLAP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Server Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Business Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) OLE
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Database Security
3 2 (22.22%) Data Entry
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) BCP
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe