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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 57 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 281 287 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.89% 4.35% 6.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.63% 14.08% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 227 268 498
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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
2062 2038 3105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.54% 30.88% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1667 1721 2775
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +6 127 £45,000 +6.50% 19
Bedfordshire -3 57 £39,000 -9.30% 5
Cambridgeshire +18 47 £42,500 - 13
Essex -13 42 £47,500 +15.15% 4
Suffolk -28 5 £32,500 -21.21% 4
Norfolk -17 2 £32,000 -8.57%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 543 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 321 (59.12%) .NET
3 279 (51.38%) C#
4 275 (50.64%) SQL
5 261 (48.07%) Microsoft
6 251 (46.22%) ASP.NET
7 192 (35.36%) MVC
8 189 (34.81%) JavaScript
9 187 (34.44%) Windows
10 178 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
11 168 (30.94%) HTML
12 165 (30.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 159 (29.28%) CSS
14 144 (26.52%) Visual Studio
15 138 (25.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 134 (24.68%) .NET Framework
17 130 (23.94%) jQuery
18 117 (21.55%) Web Services
18 117 (21.55%) SQL Server 2012
19 115 (21.18%) MS Excel
20 114 (20.99%) LINQ
21 104 (19.15%) T-SQL
22 97 (17.86%) WCF
23 93 (17.13%) Degree
24 88 (16.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 86 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 83 (15.29%) XML
27 82 (15.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 81 (14.92%) IIS
29 80 (14.73%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (14.92%) IIS
2 79 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 58 (10.68%) MS Exchange
4 44 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 30 (5.52%) JBoss
8 23 (4.24%) OpenEdge
9 22 (4.05%) Tuxedo
9 22 (4.05%) AquaLogic
9 22 (4.05%) Oracle Service Bus
9 22 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (3.68%) WebSphere
10 20 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (1.47%) CMS
13 7 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 115 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.68%) MS Office
3 9 (1.66%) Mingle
4 5 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.92%) Office 365
2 4 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.00%) Firewall
2 32 (5.89%) DNS
3 25 (4.60%) DHCP
4 17 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.21%) SAN
6 10 (1.84%) SMS
6 10 (1.84%) NFC
6 10 (1.84%) SMPP
7 6 (1.10%) LAN
7 6 (1.10%) Internet
7 6 (1.10%) WAN
8 5 (0.92%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.55%) Intranet
9 3 (0.55%) VoIP
10 2 (0.37%) SMTP
10 2 (0.37%) VPN
10 2 (0.37%) VLAN
10 2 (0.37%) IMAP
10 2 (0.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 543 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 165 (30.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 117 (21.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 88 (16.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (15.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (12.71%) Relational Database
7 53 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (9.58%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (9.02%) SQL Server 2000
10 40 (7.37%) Crystal Reports
11 38 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 38 (7.00%) Oracle Database
12 25 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
12 25 (4.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 24 (4.42%) RDBMS
14 14 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (2.03%) OLAP
16 9 (1.66%) MS Access
16 9 (1.66%) RavenDB
16 9 (1.66%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 144 (26.52%) Visual Studio
2 72 (13.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (7.00%) NUnit
4 32 (5.89%) MSTest
5 27 (4.97%) Git (software)
6 24 (4.42%) MSBuild
7 22 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
8 20 (3.68%) Moq
9 19 (3.50%) Subversion
10 18 (3.31%) Rhino Mocks
11 15 (2.76%) Eclipse
12 12 (2.21%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.84%) WiX
14 9 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (1.47%) MyEclipse
16 7 (1.29%) JUnit
16 7 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 4 (0.74%) CruiseControl
17 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 69 (12.71%) Finance
2 24 (4.42%) Banking
3 14 (2.58%) Retail
3 14 (2.58%) Automotive
4 12 (2.21%) Marketing
5 9 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.47%) Back Office
7 7 (1.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Games
8 1 (0.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.18%) Front Office
8 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 318 (58.56%) Developer
2 124 (22.84%) .NET Developer
3 113 (20.81%) C# Developer
4 85 (15.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (14.73%) Senior Developer
6 72 (13.26%) Analyst
7 56 (10.31%) Junior
8 44 (8.10%) DBA
9 40 (7.37%) SQL DBA
9 40 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 39 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
10 39 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 39 (7.18%) Software Developer
11 37 (6.81%) Junior Developer
12 35 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 29 (5.34%) Senior C# Developer
13 29 (5.34%) Web Developer
14 28 (5.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (4.60%) Programmer
15 25 (4.60%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (59.12%) .NET
2 251 (46.22%) ASP.NET
3 168 (30.94%) HTML
4 159 (29.28%) CSS
5 138 (25.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 134 (24.68%) .NET Framework
7 130 (23.94%) jQuery
8 117 (21.55%) Web Services
9 114 (20.99%) LINQ
10 97 (17.86%) WCF
11 83 (15.29%) XML
12 82 (15.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 63 (11.60%) WPF
14 62 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 59 (10.87%) Ajax
16 56 (10.31%) HTML5
17 42 (7.73%) WinForms
18 41 (7.55%) Silverlight
19 40 (7.37%) CSS3
20 32 (5.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.21%) N-Tier
2 49 (9.02%) Clustering
3 41 (7.55%) Blackberry
4 34 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (5.89%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.03%) Replication
7 10 (1.84%) Data Extraction
8 7 (1.29%) EFT
9 6 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.92%) FMCG
11 4 (0.74%) iPad
11 4 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.55%) User Experience
12 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.55%) W3C
12 3 (0.55%) Statistics
13 2 (0.37%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.37%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 187 (34.44%) Windows
2 67 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (7.55%) Android
4 34 (6.26%) Apple iOS
5 31 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (4.60%) Windows 2000
8 18 (3.31%) Windows 7
9 16 (2.95%) Windows Phone
10 11 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.03%) UNIX
11 6 (1.10%) Linux
12 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (35.36%) MVC
2 178 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (12.89%) TDD
3 70 (12.89%) Scrum
4 68 (12.52%) Software Engineering
5 64 (11.79%) OO
6 56 (10.31%) Mentoring
7 44 (8.10%) E-Commerce
7 44 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (7.92%) ITIL
8 43 (7.92%) Unit Testing
9 42 (7.73%) ETL
9 42 (7.73%) Multithreading
10 41 (7.55%) OOD
11 32 (5.89%) SOA
12 30 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (5.52%) Web Development
13 26 (4.79%) Migration
14 25 (4.60%) UML
14 25 (4.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 279 (51.38%) C#
2 275 (50.64%) SQL
3 189 (34.81%) JavaScript
4 104 (19.15%) T-SQL
5 79 (14.55%) Java
6 61 (11.23%) VB
7 51 (9.39%) VB.NET
8 36 (6.63%) VB6
9 27 (4.97%) PowerShell
10 25 (4.60%) XAML
11 22 (4.05%) COBOL
11 22 (4.05%) Delphi
12 16 (2.95%) VBA
13 7 (1.29%) Python
14 5 (0.92%) C
15 3 (0.55%) PHP
15 3 (0.55%) VBScript
16 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 93 (17.13%) Degree
2 47 (8.66%) SC Cleared
2 47 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 39 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.13%) MCTS
5 10 (1.84%) MCSA
6 9 (1.66%) MCSE
7 8 (1.47%) MCITP
8 7 (1.29%) CCNA
8 7 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.10%) MCP
10 5 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.18%) ISEB
11 1 (0.18%) CCA
11 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.18%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.18%) PhD
11 1 (0.18%) CCSP
11 1 (0.18%) CCNP
11 1 (0.18%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.76%) ISO 8583
2 9 (1.66%) QA
3 7 (1.29%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.52%) VMware ESX
3 28 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.16%) vSphere
4 25 (4.60%) XenApp
4 25 (4.60%) XenDesktop
4 25 (4.60%) vCloud
5 20 (3.68%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.37%) XenServer
7 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.18%) UAG
8 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 30 (5.52%) Backup Exec
2 25 (4.60%) NetBackup
2 25 (4.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (3.31%) MOM
4 11 (2.03%) SCCM
5 6 (1.10%) SCOM
6 3 (0.55%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.37%) SCSM
7 2 (0.37%) Puppet
7 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.37%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.18%) WSUS
8 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 261 (48.07%) Microsoft
2 80 (14.73%) VMware
3 60 (11.05%) Oracle
4 59 (10.87%) Citrix
5 46 (8.47%) Cisco
6 27 (4.97%) Symantec
7 26 (4.79%) Veritas
8 25 (4.60%) Sophos
9 22 (4.05%) Micro Focus
9 22 (4.05%) BEA
10 12 (2.21%) IBM
10 12 (2.21%) HP
11 11 (2.03%) Telerik
12 10 (1.84%) Acronis
13 9 (1.66%) SAP
14 6 (1.10%) DevExpress
15 5 (0.92%) Polycom
15 5 (0.92%) IPFX
16 4 (0.74%) Facebook
16 4 (0.74%) Websense
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 22 hours ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + healthcare, Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £65K + Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago