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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 96 85 48
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -37
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 180 247 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.74% 3.27% 5.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.24% 10.47% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 162 217 398
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1758 2358 2728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.72% 31.21% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1512 1988 2345
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -33 51 £45,000 - 8
Essex +33 49 £45,000 -5.26%
Cambridgeshire -9 41 £40,000 - 6
Bedfordshire -8 35 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Suffolk +11 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 363 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 241 (66.39%) .NET
3 225 (61.98%) C#
3 225 (61.98%) ASP.NET
4 210 (57.85%) SQL
5 178 (49.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 151 (41.60%) JavaScript
7 136 (37.47%) HTML
8 135 (37.19%) Visual Studio
9 131 (36.09%) CSS
10 128 (35.26%) Windows
10 128 (35.26%) Microsoft
11 122 (33.61%) MVC
12 119 (32.78%) jQuery
13 118 (32.51%) Finance
14 111 (30.58%) T-SQL
15 106 (29.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 91 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
17 87 (23.97%) Windows Server
18 85 (23.42%) .NET Framework
19 83 (22.87%) Team Foundation Server
20 81 (22.31%) VB.NET
21 75 (20.66%) Windows Server 2008
22 70 (19.28%) Ajax
23 67 (18.46%) MS Excel
23 67 (18.46%) WCF
24 62 (17.08%) Web Services
25 59 (16.25%) Workflow
25 59 (16.25%) Mentoring
26 57 (15.70%) Unit Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (12.12%) IIS
2 19 (5.23%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.23%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.75%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.20%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.10%) Apache
8 4 (1.10%) JBoss
9 3 (0.83%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.55%) CMS
10 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.28%) Drupal
11 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.23%) MS Office
3 9 (2.48%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.93%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.55%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.03%) Office 365
2 5 (1.38%) PaaS
2 5 (1.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.99%) Firewall
2 25 (6.89%) SAN
3 12 (3.31%) NAS
4 10 (2.75%) DHCP
4 10 (2.75%) VoIP
5 9 (2.48%) DNS
6 8 (2.20%) iSCSI
7 7 (1.93%) LAN
7 7 (1.93%) WAN
7 7 (1.93%) Wireless
8 4 (1.10%) Internet
8 4 (1.10%) SSL
8 4 (1.10%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.10%) VPN
9 3 (0.83%) Intranet
9 3 (0.83%) MPLS
10 2 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.28%) FTP
11 1 (0.28%) Network Security
11 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 178 (49.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 48 (13.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (10.19%) Relational Database
5 33 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (6.34%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (4.96%) Big Data
10 16 (4.41%) Oracle Database
10 16 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (4.13%) Hadoop
12 13 (3.58%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (3.58%) RDBMS
13 11 (3.03%) Apache Hive
13 11 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (3.03%) Power BI
14 10 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (2.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 135 (37.19%) Visual Studio
2 83 (22.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 21 (5.79%) Subversion
5 16 (4.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.55%) JIRA
7 1 (0.28%) NUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 118 (32.51%) Finance
2 28 (7.71%) Banking
3 13 (3.58%) Law
4 11 (3.03%) Legal
5 9 (2.48%) Retail
6 7 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.10%) Back Office
10 3 (0.83%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 233 (64.19%) Developer
2 153 (42.15%) .NET Developer
3 101 (27.82%) C# Developer
4 81 (22.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (19.01%) ASP.NET Developer
6 65 (17.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 62 (17.08%) SQL Developer
8 48 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 42 (11.57%) Analyst
9 42 (11.57%) Senior Developer
10 38 (10.47%) SQL Server Developer
11 33 (9.09%) DBA
11 33 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
12 30 (8.26%) Web Developer
13 26 (7.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 26 (7.16%) Programmer
14 25 (6.89%) SQL DBA
15 24 (6.61%) C# Web Developer
16 23 (6.34%) HTML Developer
16 23 (6.34%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (66.39%) .NET
2 225 (61.98%) ASP.NET
3 136 (37.47%) HTML
4 131 (36.09%) CSS
5 119 (32.78%) jQuery
6 106 (29.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 85 (23.42%) .NET Framework
8 70 (19.28%) Ajax
9 67 (18.46%) WCF
10 62 (17.08%) Web Services
11 55 (15.15%) CSS3
12 54 (14.88%) HTML5
13 51 (14.05%) AngularJS
14 37 (10.19%) Entity Framework
15 31 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 28 (7.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 24 (6.61%) XML
18 14 (3.86%) LINQ
18 14 (3.86%) SOAP
19 11 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.68%) Replication
2 16 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.13%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.75%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.48%) Clustering
8 8 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.93%) HP Storage
9 7 (1.93%) User Experience
10 5 (1.38%) iPad
10 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.38%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.83%) PKI
12 2 (0.55%) AS400
12 2 (0.55%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.55%) iSeries
13 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.28%) Fintech
13 1 (0.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 128 (35.26%) Windows
2 87 (23.97%) Windows Server
3 75 (20.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (6.61%) Windows 7
6 18 (4.96%) Linux
7 13 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.10%) CentOS
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) Unix
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (33.61%) MVC
2 91 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (16.25%) Mentoring
3 59 (16.25%) Workflow
4 57 (15.70%) Unit Testing
5 48 (13.22%) Wealth Management
6 47 (12.95%) SDLC
7 45 (12.40%) Web Development
8 38 (10.47%) ITIL
9 37 (10.19%) OOD
10 36 (9.92%) Software Engineering
11 35 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (7.71%) ETL
13 27 (7.44%) Analytics
14 24 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (6.06%) OO
16 20 (5.51%) Project Management
17 19 (5.23%) TDD
18 18 (4.96%) CRM
19 17 (4.68%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 225 (61.98%) C#
2 210 (57.85%) SQL
3 151 (41.60%) JavaScript
4 111 (30.58%) T-SQL
5 81 (22.31%) VB.NET
6 26 (7.16%) Java
7 20 (5.51%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.03%) Python
8 11 (3.03%) VBScript
9 10 (2.75%) Scala
9 10 (2.75%) VB
10 9 (2.48%) Perl
11 7 (1.93%) Ruby
12 5 (1.38%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.38%) R
12 5 (1.38%) VB6
13 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.55%) VBA
15 1 (0.28%) ANSI SQL
15 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (3.58%) Degree
2 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.48%) CCNA
3 9 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (2.20%) CCNP
5 4 (1.10%) LPIC
5 4 (1.10%) RHCE
6 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.55%) MCSA
6 2 (0.55%) MCSE
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CCAA
7 1 (0.28%) CCEE
7 1 (0.28%) CCIA
7 1 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MCITP
7 1 (0.28%) MCP
7 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.22%) QA
2 12 (3.31%) SLA
3 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.20%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.20%) XenApp
5 4 (1.10%) iptables
5 4 (1.10%) KVM
5 4 (1.10%) Postfix
5 4 (1.10%) Xen
6 2 (0.55%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.55%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Ceph
7 1 (0.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.03%) SCOM
2 9 (2.48%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.10%) HAProxy
4 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.83%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.83%) SCCM
6 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.55%) Simpana
7 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.28%) Oozie
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 128 (35.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.89%) VMware
3 19 (5.23%) Oracle
4 16 (4.41%) Cisco
4 16 (4.41%) Citrix
4 16 (4.41%) HP
5 11 (3.03%) IBM
6 10 (2.75%) Tableau
7 9 (2.48%) iManage
7 9 (2.48%) NetApp
7 9 (2.48%) Telerik
8 7 (1.93%) Interwoven
9 5 (1.38%) 3PAR
9 5 (1.38%) Cognos
9 5 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.10%) arcserve
10 4 (1.10%) SAP
10 4 (1.10%) Sun
11 3 (0.83%) Dell
11 3 (0.83%) RedGate
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