The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 84 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 249 420 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.25% 4.96% 5.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.69% 15.33% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 217 368 404
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,675 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2329 2739 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.38% 32.36% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 2346 2412
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +21 123 £45,000 +7.14% 4
Bedfordshire -29 49 £41,250 -8.33% 8
Cambridgeshire -27 44 £41,000 +10.81% 12
Essex -42 21 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Norfolk -14 8 £41,250 +26.92%
Suffolk -17 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Anglia - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 525 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 325 (61.90%) .NET
3 283 (53.90%) SQL
4 258 (49.14%) C#
5 254 (48.38%) ASP.NET
6 249 (47.43%) Microsoft
7 223 (42.48%) HTML
8 218 (41.52%) JavaScript
9 198 (37.71%) CSS
10 182 (34.67%) Windows
11 179 (34.10%) MVC
12 169 (32.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 153 (29.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 148 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
15 130 (24.76%) .NET Framework
16 129 (24.57%) jQuery
17 119 (22.67%) MS Excel
18 117 (22.29%) Visual Studio
19 116 (22.10%) SQL Server 2005
20 101 (19.24%) VMware
21 93 (17.71%) IIS
22 92 (17.52%) Windows Server 2008
23 90 (17.14%) T-SQL
24 87 (16.57%) Web Services
25 84 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 83 (15.81%) Degree
27 82 (15.62%) Finance
28 81 (15.43%) LINQ
29 80 (15.24%) Relational Database
30 79 (15.05%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 93 (17.71%) IIS
2 79 (15.05%) SharePoint
3 58 (11.05%) MS Exchange
4 55 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 42 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 19 (3.62%) JBoss
8 15 (2.86%) Tuxedo
8 15 (2.86%) AquaLogic
8 15 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
8 15 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (2.67%) CMS
10 12 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (1.71%) Node.js
13 7 (1.33%) LiveLink
13 7 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.14%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.95%) Lync
Applications
1 119 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.86%) MS Office
3 6 (1.14%) MS Project
4 3 (0.57%) Mingle
5 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.90%) Office 365
2 9 (1.71%) SaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.33%) Firewall
2 42 (8.00%) DNS
3 38 (7.24%) DHCP
4 23 (4.38%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.71%) SAN
6 7 (1.33%) Internet
7 6 (1.14%) LAN
7 6 (1.14%) WAN
8 5 (0.95%) SMTP
8 5 (0.95%) Wireless
9 3 (0.57%) Intranet
9 3 (0.57%) SNMP
10 2 (0.38%) IMAP
10 2 (0.38%) SSL
11 1 (0.19%) TETRA
11 1 (0.19%) 3G
11 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.19%) GSM
11 1 (0.19%) VPN
11 1 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 525 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 169 (32.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 116 (22.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 84 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (15.24%) Relational Database
6 77 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (11.62%) SQL Server 2000
8 54 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 25 (4.76%) Oracle Database
10 24 (4.57%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (3.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 15 (2.86%) Sybase ASE
13 15 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (2.67%) MySQL
14 14 (2.67%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.67%) NoSQL
15 10 (1.90%) OLAP
15 10 (1.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 117 (22.29%) Visual Studio
2 50 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (4.57%) Subversion
4 19 (3.62%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.62%) NUnit
5 15 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (2.48%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.48%) JUnit
7 11 (2.10%) MSTest
8 8 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (1.52%) Moq
9 6 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.95%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.38%) NSubstitute
12 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.38%) JIRA
12 2 (0.38%) ReSharper
General
1 82 (15.62%) Finance
2 26 (4.95%) Banking
3 23 (4.38%) Retail
4 14 (2.67%) Back Office
5 11 (2.10%) Marketing
6 7 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.76%) Games
7 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.76%) Automotive
8 2 (0.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.38%) Electronics
8 2 (0.38%) French Language
8 2 (0.38%) German Language
8 2 (0.38%) Hindi Language
8 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 315 (60.00%) Developer
2 151 (28.76%) .NET Developer
3 93 (17.71%) C# Developer
4 79 (15.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (13.71%) Senior Developer
6 59 (11.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (10.29%) Analyst
8 53 (10.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 42 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 42 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 38 (7.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 35 (6.67%) Software Developer
12 34 (6.48%) Junior
12 34 (6.48%) DBA
13 30 (5.71%) SQL DBA
14 25 (4.76%) Junior Developer
15 24 (4.57%) SQL Developer
15 24 (4.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 24 (4.57%) Web Developer
16 21 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (61.90%) .NET
2 254 (48.38%) ASP.NET
3 223 (42.48%) HTML
4 198 (37.71%) CSS
5 153 (29.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 130 (24.76%) .NET Framework
7 129 (24.57%) jQuery
8 87 (16.57%) Web Services
9 81 (15.43%) LINQ
10 78 (14.86%) Entity Framework
11 73 (13.90%) Ajax
12 65 (12.38%) HTML5
13 63 (12.00%) XML
14 53 (10.10%) CSS3
15 52 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 49 (9.33%) WCF
17 35 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
18 30 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 26 (4.95%) WPF
20 25 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.90%) Clustering
2 37 (7.05%) Blackberry
3 35 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 23 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.19%) Replication
6 18 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.48%) EFT
9 9 (1.71%) FMCG
10 8 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.52%) User Experience
11 7 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.14%) iPad
12 6 (1.14%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.76%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.76%) PKI
15 3 (0.57%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 182 (34.67%) Windows
2 92 (17.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (12.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (6.29%) Windows 2000
5 23 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (2.29%) Android
6 12 (2.29%) Linux
7 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.33%) UNIX
9 6 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.76%) Debian
11 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.57%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (34.10%) MVC
2 148 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (12.76%) Scrum
4 58 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (10.29%) TDD
6 49 (9.33%) OO
7 46 (8.76%) Unit Testing
8 43 (8.19%) Mentoring
8 43 (8.19%) E-Commerce
9 37 (7.05%) Software Engineering
10 36 (6.86%) OOD
11 32 (6.10%) ITIL
11 32 (6.10%) Workflow
12 30 (5.71%) ETL
13 29 (5.52%) Data Modelling
13 29 (5.52%) CRM
13 29 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (5.14%) Responsive Web Design
15 25 (4.76%) ERP
15 25 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 283 (53.90%) SQL
2 258 (49.14%) C#
3 218 (41.52%) JavaScript
4 90 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 62 (11.81%) Java
6 55 (10.48%) VB
7 54 (10.29%) VB.NET
8 28 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 24 (4.57%) VB6
10 15 (2.86%) COBOL
10 15 (2.86%) Delphi
11 14 (2.67%) VBA
11 14 (2.67%) VBScript
12 13 (2.48%) Python
13 11 (2.10%) XAML
14 8 (1.52%) PHP
15 7 (1.33%) C
15 7 (1.33%) Perl
16 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 83 (15.81%) Degree
2 49 (9.33%) SC Cleared
2 49 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 39 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.76%) MCSA
5 23 (4.38%) MCSE
5 23 (4.38%) MCITP
6 3 (0.57%) LPIC
6 3 (0.57%) MCTS
6 3 (0.57%) RHCE
6 3 (0.57%) CCNA
6 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.38%) MCP
7 2 (0.38%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.38%) QA
2 13 (2.48%) ISO 8583
3 9 (1.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 38 (7.24%) XenApp
3 35 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 35 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 34 (6.48%) vSphere
5 33 (6.29%) vCloud
6 24 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (3.05%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.76%) NFS
9 4 (0.76%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.57%) Xen
10 3 (0.57%) Postfix
10 3 (0.57%) KVM
10 3 (0.57%) iptables
11 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (7.24%) Backup Exec
2 33 (6.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 33 (6.29%) NetBackup
3 25 (4.76%) SCCM
4 22 (4.19%) SCOM
5 8 (1.52%) MOM
6 4 (0.76%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.38%) Nagios
7 2 (0.38%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.19%) SCSM
8 1 (0.19%) Puppet
8 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 249 (47.43%) Microsoft
2 101 (19.24%) VMware
3 67 (12.76%) Citrix
4 41 (7.81%) Cisco
5 37 (7.05%) Symantec
6 33 (6.29%) Sophos
6 33 (6.29%) Veritas
7 31 (5.90%) Oracle
8 19 (3.62%) Sybase
9 18 (3.43%) SAP
10 16 (3.05%) Jaspersoft
11 15 (2.86%) BEA
11 15 (2.86%) Micro Focus
12 14 (2.67%) HP
13 8 (1.52%) Adobe
14 6 (1.14%) Acronis
15 5 (0.95%) Nintex
15 5 (0.95%) CA
15 5 (0.95%) Telerik
16 4 (0.76%) Business Objects
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Investigo Change Solutions
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Modis International - London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Health, training, gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accumuli
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago