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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 96 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 204 327 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.64% 4.02% 4.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.55% 12.95% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 181 296 331
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
2387 2526 2578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.93% 31.03% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2021 2186 2288
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +2 92 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Bedfordshire -21 45 £43,750 -2.77% 6
Cambridgeshire -26 33 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Essex -23 28 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Suffolk -9 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Norfolk -13 1 £40,000 +14.28%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 495 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 310 (62.63%) .NET
3 261 (52.73%) SQL
4 246 (49.70%) C#
5 242 (48.89%) ASP.NET
6 224 (45.25%) Microsoft
7 199 (40.20%) JavaScript
8 196 (39.60%) HTML
9 175 (35.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 172 (34.75%) Windows
11 171 (34.55%) CSS
12 155 (31.31%) MVC
13 141 (28.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 138 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
15 130 (26.26%) MS Excel
16 128 (25.86%) .NET Framework
17 115 (23.23%) Visual Studio
18 112 (22.63%) jQuery
19 97 (19.60%) SQL Server 2005
20 94 (18.99%) IIS
21 92 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
22 87 (17.58%) Degree
23 85 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 84 (16.97%) Finance
25 82 (16.57%) VMware
26 75 (15.15%) Relational Database
27 74 (14.95%) T-SQL
27 74 (14.95%) Active Directory
28 73 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 71 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 94 (18.99%) IIS
2 65 (13.13%) SharePoint
3 49 (9.90%) MS Exchange
4 45 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (3.23%) CMS
8 13 (2.63%) Lync
8 13 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.22%) Node.js
9 11 (2.22%) JBoss
10 9 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.41%) LiveLink
11 7 (1.41%) AquaLogic
11 7 (1.41%) Tuxedo
11 7 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (1.21%) ColdFusion
12 6 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 130 (26.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) Mingle
3 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.61%) MS Project
4 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.82%) SaaS
2 8 (1.62%) Office 365
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.89%) DNS
2 40 (8.08%) Firewall
3 32 (6.46%) DHCP
4 23 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.03%) Internet
6 13 (2.63%) SMTP
7 11 (2.22%) SNMP
8 9 (1.82%) SAN
9 5 (1.01%) Wireless
9 5 (1.01%) WAN
9 5 (1.01%) LAN
10 4 (0.81%) Intranet
11 2 (0.40%) SSL
11 2 (0.40%) IMAP
12 1 (0.20%) Network Security
12 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.20%) VoIP
12 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 495 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 175 (35.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 97 (19.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 85 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (15.15%) Relational Database
6 73 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 55 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (10.30%) SQL Server 2000
9 26 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (3.64%) Sybase ASE
10 18 (3.64%) MongoDB
10 18 (3.64%) NoSQL
11 15 (3.03%) MySQL
11 15 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (2.83%) Oracle Database
12 14 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (2.22%) DTS
13 11 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 115 (23.23%) Visual Studio
2 47 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (8.48%) Subversion
4 18 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (2.63%) NUnit
6 9 (1.82%) MSTest
6 9 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.41%) MSBuild
7 7 (1.41%) JUnit
7 7 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.81%) JIRA
10 3 (0.61%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.61%) Moq
11 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.40%) NuGet
General
1 84 (16.97%) Finance
2 30 (6.06%) Banking
3 23 (4.65%) Retail
4 10 (2.02%) Marketing
4 10 (2.02%) Back Office
5 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.01%) Legal
7 4 (0.81%) French Language
7 4 (0.81%) Automotive
7 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.61%) German Language
8 3 (0.61%) Hindi Language
8 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.61%) Games
8 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (57.17%) Developer
2 137 (27.68%) .NET Developer
3 83 (16.77%) C# Developer
4 73 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 55 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 45 (9.09%) Analyst
9 42 (8.48%) DBA
10 41 (8.28%) SQL DBA
11 37 (7.47%) Senior .NET Developer
12 34 (6.87%) Software Developer
13 33 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 29 (5.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 23 (4.65%) Administrator
16 22 (4.44%) SQL Developer
16 22 (4.44%) Web Developer
17 21 (4.24%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
18 20 (4.04%) Microsoft Developer
19 19 (3.84%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (62.63%) .NET
2 242 (48.89%) ASP.NET
3 196 (39.60%) HTML
4 171 (34.55%) CSS
5 141 (28.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 128 (25.86%) .NET Framework
7 112 (22.63%) jQuery
8 63 (12.73%) Entity Framework
9 56 (11.31%) Web Services
10 55 (11.11%) XML
11 50 (10.10%) LINQ
11 50 (10.10%) HTML5
12 49 (9.90%) Ajax
13 45 (9.09%) CSS3
14 38 (7.68%) WCF
15 27 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 25 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 21 (4.24%) Razor View Engine
18 20 (4.04%) AngularJS
18 20 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.69%) Clustering
2 35 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.67%) Replication
4 29 (5.86%) Blackberry
5 26 (5.25%) Computer Science
6 23 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.23%) N-Tier
8 12 (2.42%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.22%) SecurID
10 9 (1.82%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.82%) User Experience
10 9 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.41%) FMCG
11 7 (1.41%) EFT
11 7 (1.41%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.21%) iPad
12 6 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.81%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.81%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 172 (34.75%) Windows
2 92 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (5.05%) Windows 2000
5 21 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.43%) Linux
7 11 (2.22%) Android
8 7 (1.41%) UNIX
9 6 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.81%) Debian
12 3 (0.61%) CentOS
12 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (31.31%) MVC
2 138 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (13.54%) Scrum
4 65 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
5 56 (11.31%) TDD
6 46 (9.29%) SDLC
7 39 (7.88%) OO
8 38 (7.68%) Unit Testing
9 37 (7.47%) Software Engineering
10 36 (7.27%) ITIL
11 35 (7.07%) E-Commerce
12 33 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 33 (6.67%) Workflow
13 29 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 28 (5.66%) Mentoring
15 26 (5.25%) Configuration Management
16 25 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (4.65%) CRM
18 21 (4.24%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 261 (52.73%) SQL
2 246 (49.70%) C#
3 199 (40.20%) JavaScript
4 74 (14.95%) T-SQL
5 62 (12.53%) VB.NET
6 51 (10.30%) Java
7 41 (8.28%) PowerShell
8 38 (7.68%) VB
9 22 (4.44%) VBScript
10 18 (3.64%) Perl
11 12 (2.42%) VB6
12 11 (2.22%) C
13 10 (2.02%) PHP
13 10 (2.02%) XAML
14 9 (1.82%) VBA
15 7 (1.41%) Python
15 7 (1.41%) COBOL
15 7 (1.41%) Delphi
16 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 87 (17.58%) Degree
2 47 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (7.47%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.47%) Security Cleared
4 26 (5.25%) MCSE
5 25 (5.05%) MCSA
5 25 (5.05%) MCITP
6 3 (0.61%) LPIC
6 3 (0.61%) MCTS
6 3 (0.61%) RHCE
6 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.61%) HND
6 3 (0.61%) CCNA
6 3 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.40%) MCP
7 2 (0.40%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.40%) CCEE
7 2 (0.40%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.86%) QA
2 7 (1.41%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (14.95%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.86%) XenApp
3 27 (5.45%) XenDesktop
3 27 (5.45%) VMware ESX
4 26 (5.25%) vSphere
5 25 (5.05%) vCloud
6 24 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (2.42%) Hyper-V
9 8 (1.62%) NFS
10 4 (0.81%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.61%) Xen
11 3 (0.61%) Postfix
11 3 (0.61%) KVM
11 3 (0.61%) iptables
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (5.86%) Backup Exec
2 25 (5.05%) SCCM
2 25 (5.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 25 (5.05%) NetBackup
3 23 (4.65%) SCOM
4 4 (0.81%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.61%) MOM
6 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.40%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.20%) SCSM
7 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 224 (45.25%) Microsoft
2 82 (16.57%) VMware
3 52 (10.51%) Citrix
4 32 (6.46%) Cisco
5 29 (5.86%) Symantec
6 25 (5.05%) Sophos
6 25 (5.05%) Veritas
7 22 (4.44%) Sybase
8 20 (4.04%) Jaspersoft
9 17 (3.43%) Oracle
10 16 (3.23%) SAP
11 13 (2.63%) HP
12 9 (1.82%) Adobe
13 7 (1.41%) BEA
13 7 (1.41%) Micro Focus
14 6 (1.21%) Nintex
15 5 (1.01%) Telerik
15 5 (1.01%) CA
16 4 (0.81%) Business Objects
16 4 (0.81%) Tieto
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £44000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Health, training, gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45000
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Salary: Competitive Base + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
Modis International - London
Salary: £40000 - £550000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 26 days ago