The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 64 76 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 7 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.64% 0.97% 7.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.55% 3.04% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 36
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -27.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 Dorset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
278 230 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 35.01% 31.72% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 209 207 132
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Bournemouth +6 18 £32,500 +35.41% 3
Poole - 3 £30,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (69.57%) C#
2 32 (69.57%) .NET
3 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 25 (54.35%) SQL
5 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (36.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (32.61%) HTML
7 15 (32.61%) Visual Studio
8 14 (30.43%) Degree
8 14 (30.43%) Finance
9 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
9 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
9 13 (28.26%) Crystal Reports
9 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
9 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (26.09%) XML
10 12 (26.09%) jQuery
11 10 (21.74%) MVC
12 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
12 9 (19.57%) iOS Development
12 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (19.57%) Windows
12 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
12 9 (19.57%) VB
12 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (17.39%) MCPD
13 8 (17.39%) MCTS
13 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SalesLogix
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) FTP
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (28.26%) Crystal Reports
3 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.35%) SQLPlus
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Toad
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 25 (54.35%) C# Developer
3 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (19.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Head of IT
9 2 (4.35%) Server Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Software Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Software Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) .NET
2 23 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (32.61%) HTML
4 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
5 12 (26.09%) XML
5 12 (26.09%) jQuery
6 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (17.39%) COM
7 7 (15.22%) WSDL
7 7 (15.22%) CSS
7 7 (15.22%) SOAP
7 7 (15.22%) WCF
8 6 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (10.87%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (10.87%) XSLT
9 5 (10.87%) Silverlight
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 5 (10.87%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.74%) MVC
3 9 (19.57%) iOS Development
4 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) ETL
6 5 (10.87%) Data Transformation
6 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) MVVM
8 3 (6.52%) TDD
9 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.35%) Workflow
9 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) C#
2 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.57%) VB
4 8 (17.39%) VB6
4 8 (17.39%) C++
4 8 (17.39%) VC++
5 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) MCPD
2 8 (17.39%) MCTS
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (4.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) SCOM
1 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
1 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
1 2 (4.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) SonicWALL
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) TARGIT
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) Sage
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