The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon - - 11.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 43
Average salary - - £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 Devon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
110 116 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 27.16% 29.59% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 94 103 195
Average salary £32,000 £32,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £40,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Devon

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Devon

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 6 (46.15%) C#
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) CSS3
7 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 4 (30.77%) Web Development
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.69%) NuGet
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
7 1 (7.69%) WCF
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.69%) Ninject
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Software Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.69%) Logistics
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware