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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 100 85 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 181 233 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.48% 3.02% 4.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.23% 9.92% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 157 201 307
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2198 2348 2380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.06% 30.44% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 2001 2108
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 £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 -19 66 £45,000 +1.69% 7
Cambridgeshire +12 37 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Bedfordshire -15 36 £42,500 -5.55%
Essex -16 33 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Suffolk +2 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Norfolk - 3 £33,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 400 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 244 (61.00%) .NET
3 214 (53.50%) SQL
4 192 (48.00%) C#
5 186 (46.50%) ASP.NET
6 180 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 151 (37.75%) JavaScript
8 145 (36.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 142 (35.50%) HTML
10 140 (35.00%) Windows
11 115 (28.75%) CSS
12 114 (28.50%) MVC
12 114 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (27.25%) MS Excel
14 102 (25.50%) .NET Framework
15 98 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 92 (23.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 90 (22.50%) Visual Studio
18 89 (22.25%) jQuery
19 82 (20.50%) Degree
20 81 (20.25%) IIS
21 77 (19.25%) T-SQL
22 75 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
23 73 (18.25%) Finance
24 71 (17.75%) SQL Server 2005
24 71 (17.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 68 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
26 55 (13.75%) Active Directory
27 53 (13.25%) Scrum
27 53 (13.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 81 (20.25%) IIS
2 43 (10.75%) SharePoint
3 37 (9.25%) MS Exchange
4 34 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (3.75%) CMS
8 12 (3.00%) Lync
9 10 (2.50%) Node.js
10 8 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.50%) ColdFusion
13 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.25%) LiveLink
14 4 (1.00%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.75%) JBoss
16 2 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 109 (27.25%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.00%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.75%) DNS
2 32 (8.00%) Firewall
3 30 (7.50%) DHCP
4 17 (4.25%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.25%) SAN
6 11 (2.75%) SNMP
6 11 (2.75%) SMTP
6 11 (2.75%) Internet
7 7 (1.75%) iSCSI
8 6 (1.50%) Intranet
8 6 (1.50%) VoIP
9 5 (1.25%) LAN
9 5 (1.25%) Wireless
10 4 (1.00%) WAN
11 3 (0.75%) SSL
12 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 145 (36.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 92 (23.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (17.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (17.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 53 (13.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 52 (13.00%) Relational Database
7 46 (11.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 39 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (5.25%) NoSQL
10 18 (4.50%) MongoDB
10 18 (4.50%) Sybase ASE
11 16 (4.00%) DTS
11 16 (4.00%) MySQL
12 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.00%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.75%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 90 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 41 (10.25%) Subversion
3 38 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (2.00%) JIRA
6 6 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (1.50%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.00%) NUnit
8 4 (1.00%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.50%) NuGet
9 2 (0.50%) NSubstitute
9 2 (0.50%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.50%) MSTest
9 2 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.50%) Moq
10 1 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 73 (18.25%) Finance
2 23 (5.75%) Banking
3 19 (4.75%) Marketing
4 14 (3.50%) Retail
5 9 (2.25%) French Language
5 9 (2.25%) Legal
6 8 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.00%) German Language
7 6 (1.50%) Back Office
8 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.25%) Hindi Language
8 5 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.00%) Law
9 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.75%) Electronics
11 2 (0.50%) Games
11 2 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 210 (52.50%) Developer
2 108 (27.00%) .NET Developer
3 61 (15.25%) C# Developer
4 58 (14.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (12.00%) DBA
6 46 (11.50%) SQL DBA
7 44 (11.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 43 (10.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (9.50%) Senior Developer
10 34 (8.50%) Analyst
11 30 (7.50%) Administrator
12 24 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
13 23 (5.75%) Software Developer
14 22 (5.50%) SQL Server DBA
15 21 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (5.00%) SQL Developer
16 20 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
17 19 (4.75%) Web Developer
18 18 (4.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (61.00%) .NET
2 186 (46.50%) ASP.NET
3 142 (35.50%) HTML
4 115 (28.75%) CSS
5 102 (25.50%) .NET Framework
6 98 (24.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 89 (22.25%) jQuery
8 51 (12.75%) Entity Framework
9 39 (9.75%) HTML5
10 30 (7.50%) XML
11 29 (7.25%) CSS3
12 28 (7.00%) LINQ
12 28 (7.00%) Ajax
13 26 (6.50%) WCF
13 26 (6.50%) Web Services
14 23 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 18 (4.50%) AngularJS
16 14 (3.50%) Classic ASP
16 14 (3.50%) WPF
17 13 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.25%) Replication
2 35 (8.75%) Clustering
3 29 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.50%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.50%) User Experience
7 11 (2.75%) SecurID
8 10 (2.50%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.25%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.00%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.75%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.25%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.00%) HP Storage
13 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.75%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.75%) DTV
15 2 (0.50%) GIS
15 2 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 140 (35.00%) Windows
2 75 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (5.50%) Linux
5 18 (4.50%) Windows 2000
6 14 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.75%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.00%) UNIX
9 4 (1.00%) AIX
10 3 (0.75%) Android
10 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.50%) CentOS
11 2 (0.50%) Debian
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (28.50%) MVC
1 114 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (13.25%) Scrum
4 52 (13.00%) TDD
5 40 (10.00%) ITIL
6 36 (9.00%) SDLC
7 34 (8.50%) Workflow
8 30 (7.50%) Change Management
8 30 (7.50%) Unit Testing
9 29 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (6.75%) Software Engineering
10 27 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 24 (6.00%) Data Modelling
12 24 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (5.50%) E-Commerce
14 21 (5.25%) OO
14 21 (5.25%) Project Management
15 20 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 214 (53.50%) SQL
2 192 (48.00%) C#
3 151 (37.75%) JavaScript
4 77 (19.25%) T-SQL
5 46 (11.50%) VB.NET
6 31 (7.75%) PowerShell
7 27 (6.75%) Java
8 25 (6.25%) VBScript
9 17 (4.25%) Perl
10 16 (4.00%) VB
11 9 (2.25%) C
12 8 (2.00%) PHP
13 6 (1.50%) VBA
14 3 (0.75%) XQuery
14 3 (0.75%) XPath
15 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.50%) XAML
15 2 (0.50%) VB6
15 2 (0.50%) Ruby
15 2 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 82 (20.50%) Degree
2 31 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 29 (7.25%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.75%) MCSE
5 8 (2.00%) MCSA
6 7 (1.75%) MCITP
7 6 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.25%) MCDBA
8 5 (1.25%) CCNA
8 5 (1.25%) CCEE
8 5 (1.25%) CCIA
9 4 (1.00%) CCAA
9 4 (1.00%) MCP
9 4 (1.00%) HND
9 4 (1.00%) MCTS
9 4 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.75%) ISEB
11 2 (0.50%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 20 (5.00%) XenApp
2 20 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 18 (4.50%) vSphere
3 18 (4.50%) vCloud
4 15 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.00%) NFS
8 2 (0.50%) Postfix
8 2 (0.50%) Xen
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.50%) KVM
8 2 (0.50%) iptables
9 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 21 (5.25%) Backup Exec
2 18 (4.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (4.50%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.50%) SCCM
4 5 (1.25%) SCOM
5 4 (1.00%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.50%) MOM
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.50%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.25%) SCSM
7 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 180 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.50%) VMware
3 32 (8.00%) Citrix
4 27 (6.75%) Cisco
5 23 (5.75%) Sybase
6 21 (5.25%) Symantec
7 18 (4.50%) Sophos
7 18 (4.50%) Jaspersoft
7 18 (4.50%) Veritas
8 13 (3.25%) Oracle
9 11 (2.75%) HP
10 10 (2.50%) SAP
11 7 (1.75%) Cognos
11 7 (1.75%) Siebel
11 7 (1.75%) Adobe
11 7 (1.75%) Eloqua
12 5 (1.25%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.25%) Telerik
13 4 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (1.00%) CA
Watford, Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Just Cambridge Talent
Posted: 23 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Norwich
CPS Group
Salary: £33k - 35k per year + Excellent benefits
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Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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