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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 53 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.40% 0.99% 6.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.77% 3.08% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 25
Average salary £46,250 £37,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £30,450 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £39,000 £39,000
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
113 130 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 22.51% 32.10% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 120 174
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -20 1 £50,000 +28.20%
Tavistock - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
5 11 (45.83%) DTS
6 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 10 (41.67%) XML
6 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (25.00%) SAN
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (25.00%) C#
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) Replication
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) TDD
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.83%) CSS3
8 5 (20.83%) HTML5
8 5 (20.83%) Data Integration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (45.83%) DTS
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) NuGet
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) DBA
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Developer
2 7 (29.17%) SQL DBA
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Integration Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.17%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) HTML5
3 5 (20.83%) CSS3
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) Middleware
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.17%) Ninject
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) Data Integration
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) T-SQL
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware