The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 72 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 122 190 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.33% 5.79% 7.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.15% 15.90% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109 182 215
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,600 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
England

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 East Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1202 1195 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.78% 36.43% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1084 1042
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Nottinghamshire -24 34 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Northamptonshire -10 32 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Derbyshire -2 31 £40,000 -5.88%
Leicestershire -34 22 £40,000 +5.26% 5
Lincolnshire - 3 £30,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 291 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 199 (68.38%) .NET
3 196 (67.35%) C#
4 165 (56.70%) SQL
5 144 (49.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 128 (43.99%) Microsoft
7 125 (42.96%) ASP.NET
8 122 (41.92%) HTML
9 113 (38.83%) JavaScript
10 112 (38.49%) jQuery
11 103 (35.40%) Windows
12 102 (35.05%) CSS
13 100 (34.36%) .NET Framework
14 99 (34.02%) T-SQL
15 97 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
16 91 (31.27%) XML
17 83 (28.52%) Web Services
17 83 (28.52%) MVC
18 80 (27.49%) Visual Studio
19 61 (20.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 60 (20.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 59 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
22 57 (19.59%) WCF
23 53 (18.21%) HTML5
24 52 (17.87%) Ajax
24 52 (17.87%) MS Excel
25 50 (17.18%) LINQ
26 48 (16.49%) XSLT
27 44 (15.12%) WPF
28 43 (14.78%) XSD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (7.90%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.87%) IIS
3 19 (6.53%) CMS
4 13 (4.47%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (4.47%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.37%) DNN
8 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.03%) SAS
10 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.34%) JRun
10 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 52 (17.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.06%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.37%) MS Office
4 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.09%) SAN
2 8 (2.75%) Internet
3 7 (2.41%) Firewall
3 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.41%) Intranet
4 6 (2.06%) DNS
5 5 (1.72%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.03%) LAN
7 2 (0.69%) WAN
8 1 (0.34%) DSL
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
8 1 (0.34%) DHCP
8 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 144 (49.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 97 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 60 (20.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (12.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (9.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (6.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 16 (5.50%) Relational Database
10 15 (5.15%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database
12 9 (3.09%) Star Schema
12 9 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (2.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (2.75%) OLAP
13 8 (2.75%) Data Mining
13 8 (2.75%) Snowflake Schema
13 8 (2.75%) Data Mart
14 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 80 (27.49%) Visual Studio
2 33 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (2.75%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.41%) Selenium
6 6 (2.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (2.06%) Subversion
7 5 (1.72%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.37%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.03%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.34%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (6.53%) Finance
2 11 (3.78%) Aerospace
3 8 (2.75%) Marketing
4 6 (2.06%) Retail
5 5 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.37%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 225 (77.32%) Developer
2 108 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 94 (32.30%) C# Developer
4 90 (30.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (21.99%) Senior Developer
6 39 (13.40%) Web Developer
7 36 (12.37%) SQL Developer
8 34 (11.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 32 (11.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 31 (10.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (9.97%) Software Developer
12 28 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (6.87%) DBA
14 19 (6.53%) C# Web Developer
14 19 (6.53%) SQL DBA
15 17 (5.84%) .NET Web Developer
16 15 (5.15%) Analyst
17 14 (4.81%) Junior
17 14 (4.81%) Senior Web Developer
18 13 (4.47%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (68.38%) .NET
2 125 (42.96%) ASP.NET
3 122 (41.92%) HTML
4 112 (38.49%) jQuery
5 102 (35.05%) CSS
6 100 (34.36%) .NET Framework
7 91 (31.27%) XML
8 83 (28.52%) Web Services
9 61 (20.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 59 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (19.59%) WCF
12 53 (18.21%) HTML5
13 52 (17.87%) Ajax
14 50 (17.18%) LINQ
15 48 (16.49%) XSLT
16 44 (15.12%) WPF
17 43 (14.78%) XSD
18 37 (12.71%) WinForms
19 33 (11.34%) CSS3
20 32 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.15%) Clustering
3 13 (4.47%) Client/Server
3 13 (4.47%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.12%) Social Network
5 10 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.44%) Replication
6 6 (2.06%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.06%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.37%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.03%) NHS
9 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.69%) Life Science
10 2 (0.69%) SCADA
10 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 103 (35.40%) Windows
2 35 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (4.12%) Linux
5 7 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.69%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.52%) MVC
2 43 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (11.68%) OO
5 29 (9.97%) Workflow
6 27 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (8.59%) Performance Analysis
7 25 (8.59%) System Testing
8 23 (7.90%) Software Engineering
9 18 (6.19%) ETL
10 14 (4.81%) CRM
11 13 (4.47%) Data Modelling
11 13 (4.47%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.47%) Waterfall
12 12 (4.12%) Dimensional Modelling
12 12 (4.12%) Configuration Management
12 12 (4.12%) Web Development
12 12 (4.12%) Data Analysis
12 12 (4.12%) Scrum
12 12 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 196 (67.35%) C#
2 165 (56.70%) SQL
3 113 (38.83%) JavaScript
4 99 (34.02%) T-SQL
5 37 (12.71%) VB.NET
6 25 (8.59%) XPath
7 14 (4.81%) VB
8 9 (3.09%) VBA
8 9 (3.09%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.75%) C++
10 6 (2.06%) VBScript
11 3 (1.03%) Java
12 1 (0.34%) VB6
12 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (12.71%) Degree
2 18 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.41%) MCSE
4 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 6 (2.06%) MCSM
5 5 (1.72%) MCITP
5 5 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.37%) MCTS
7 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.69%) CCA
8 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.69%) CCNA
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) QA
2 6 (2.06%) SLA
3 5 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.75%) XenApp
3 7 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.41%) vSphere
4 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.09%) SCCM
2 8 (2.75%) SCOM
3 2 (0.69%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.69%) SCSM
4 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 128 (43.99%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.50%) Facebook
3 11 (3.78%) Infragistics
3 11 (3.78%) VMware
3 11 (3.78%) Oracle
4 10 (3.44%) Citrix
5 6 (2.06%) HP
5 6 (2.06%) Dell
6 5 (1.72%) Altiris
6 5 (1.72%) Tableau
7 3 (1.03%) NetApp
7 3 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.34%) Telerik
9 1 (0.34%) Google
9 1 (0.34%) Symantec
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco
9 1 (0.34%) IBM
9 1 (0.34%) EMC
9 1 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum +£3k on-call, benefits, 25 days hol.
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oakham, Leicestershire
Lands' End
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cobham - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Cobham
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent beneftis
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Northamptonshire
Cognita Schools
Salary: £22,440 per annum Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive basic, plus up to 20% bonus, pension and private healthcar
Posted: 20 days ago
Northamptonshire
DP Connect
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leicestershire
Cobham
Posted: 23 days ago