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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 79 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 239 341 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.07% 4.77% 5.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.20% 14.39% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 209 317 470
Average salary £43,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2343 2370 2897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.11% 33.12% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2090 2474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -30 82 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Bedfordshire -4 64 £45,000 - 7
Essex +13 45 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Cambridgeshire -30 45 £43,500 -3.33% 3
Suffolk -17 6 £40,000 +11.88%
Norfolk -15 1 £39,500 +31.66% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 640 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 417 (65.16%) SQL
3 400 (62.50%) .NET
4 357 (55.78%) C#
5 310 (48.44%) ASP.NET
6 266 (41.56%) Microsoft
7 226 (35.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 222 (34.69%) T-SQL
9 220 (34.38%) Windows
10 180 (28.13%) WCF
11 171 (26.72%) JavaScript
12 157 (24.53%) .NET Framework
12 157 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 152 (23.75%) MVC
14 144 (22.50%) Visual Studio
15 132 (20.63%) Relational Database
16 131 (20.47%) Web Services
17 126 (19.69%) MS Excel
18 125 (19.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 123 (19.22%) XML
20 120 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
21 114 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
22 113 (17.66%) SharePoint
23 112 (17.50%) jQuery
24 109 (17.03%) HTML
25 106 (16.56%) Scrum
26 103 (16.09%) CSS
27 95 (14.84%) WPF
27 95 (14.84%) VB.NET
28 90 (14.06%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 113 (17.66%) SharePoint
2 49 (7.66%) MS Exchange
3 42 (6.56%) IIS
4 39 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (4.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 28 (4.38%) WebSphere
6 25 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (3.44%) CMS
8 19 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (2.03%) OpenEdge
13 10 (1.56%) Lync
14 5 (0.78%) Drupal
14 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
16 1 (0.16%) LiveLink
16 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 126 (19.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.34%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.31%) FastStats
6 1 (0.16%) Mingle
6 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.78%) Force.com
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.31%) DNS
2 32 (5.00%) Firewall
3 27 (4.22%) SAN
3 27 (4.22%) DHCP
4 24 (3.75%) Internet
5 22 (3.44%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.66%) SMS
7 13 (2.03%) NFC
8 11 (1.72%) SMPP
8 11 (1.72%) LAN
8 11 (1.72%) WAN
9 10 (1.56%) VoIP
9 10 (1.56%) NAS
10 8 (1.25%) Network Security
11 6 (0.94%) VLAN
11 6 (0.94%) VPN
12 5 (0.78%) FTP
12 5 (0.78%) HTTP
12 5 (0.78%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 640 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 226 (35.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 157 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 132 (20.63%) Relational Database
5 125 (19.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 120 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 83 (12.97%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (8.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 38 (5.94%) Crystal Reports
10 33 (5.16%) SQL Server 2000
11 29 (4.53%) RDBMS
12 26 (4.06%) Oracle Database
13 22 (3.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 22 (3.44%) DTS
14 15 (2.34%) DB2
15 14 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (2.03%) MySQL
17 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
19 7 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 144 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 114 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (9.84%) Subversion
4 50 (7.81%) NUnit
5 39 (6.09%) MSTest
6 25 (3.91%) Moq
7 23 (3.59%) MSBuild
8 21 (3.28%) TeamCity
9 17 (2.66%) Eclipse
10 15 (2.34%) MyEclipse
11 12 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (1.56%) WiX
13 7 (1.09%) Git (software)
13 7 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
15 2 (0.31%) MSI
15 2 (0.31%) TortoiseSVN
16 1 (0.16%) NCover
16 1 (0.16%) FxCop
16 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
General
1 71 (11.09%) Finance
2 23 (3.59%) Banking
3 18 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (1.25%) Retail
6 7 (1.09%) Marketing
6 7 (1.09%) Automotive
7 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 416 (65.00%) Developer
2 205 (32.03%) .NET Developer
3 150 (23.44%) C# Developer
4 102 (15.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 93 (14.53%) DBA
6 91 (14.22%) SQL DBA
7 83 (12.97%) Senior Developer
8 61 (9.53%) Analyst
9 60 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 59 (9.22%) Software Developer
11 57 (8.91%) ASP.NET Developer
12 54 (8.44%) Administrator
13 49 (7.66%) Senior .NET Developer
14 38 (5.94%) Web Developer
15 37 (5.78%) SQL Server DBA
16 32 (5.00%) SQL Developer
16 32 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
17 28 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
18 26 (4.06%) Junior
19 25 (3.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (62.50%) .NET
2 310 (48.44%) ASP.NET
3 180 (28.13%) WCF
4 157 (24.53%) .NET Framework
5 131 (20.47%) Web Services
6 123 (19.22%) XML
7 112 (17.50%) jQuery
8 109 (17.03%) HTML
9 103 (16.09%) CSS
10 95 (14.84%) WPF
11 85 (13.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 77 (12.03%) LINQ
13 73 (11.41%) WinForms
14 60 (9.38%) Silverlight
15 56 (8.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 41 (6.41%) Ajax
17 38 (5.94%) HTML5
18 36 (5.63%) XSLT
19 35 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 33 (5.16%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.44%) Clustering
2 35 (5.47%) N-Tier
3 29 (4.53%) Replication
4 21 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.97%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.66%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.66%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.41%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.41%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.09%) CLARiiON
9 7 (1.09%) FlexPod
10 5 (0.78%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.63%) Statistics
11 4 (0.63%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.47%) Physics
12 3 (0.47%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.47%) Tandem
13 2 (0.31%) iSeries
13 2 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 220 (34.38%) Windows
2 61 (9.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (3.91%) Windows 7
5 23 (3.59%) Linux
6 20 (3.13%) Android
7 19 (2.97%) UNIX
8 17 (2.66%) Apple iOS
9 15 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (2.19%) Windows Phone
11 10 (1.56%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.94%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (23.75%) MVC
2 106 (16.56%) Scrum
3 90 (14.06%) OO
4 89 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (13.91%) TDD
5 72 (11.25%) Multithreading
6 65 (10.16%) Software Engineering
7 48 (7.50%) ETL
7 48 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
8 45 (7.03%) OOD
9 43 (6.72%) Web Development
10 40 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 39 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (5.94%) Migration
13 32 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (5.00%) ITIL
14 30 (4.69%) Project Management
15 28 (4.38%) E-Commerce
16 24 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (3.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 417 (65.16%) SQL
2 357 (55.78%) C#
3 222 (34.69%) T-SQL
4 171 (26.72%) JavaScript
5 95 (14.84%) VB.NET
6 60 (9.38%) Java
7 51 (7.97%) VB
8 31 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.44%) XAML
10 18 (2.81%) VB6
10 18 (2.81%) VBA
10 18 (2.81%) C
11 16 (2.50%) PHP
12 11 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.56%) C++
14 8 (1.25%) Groovy
15 5 (0.78%) F#
15 5 (0.78%) Delphi
15 5 (0.78%) Perl
16 2 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 63 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (6.72%) Degree
3 18 (2.81%) MCITP
4 14 (2.19%) MCSE
5 13 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (2.03%) MCTS
5 13 (2.03%) MCP
6 12 (1.88%) MCSA
7 10 (1.56%) CCNA
7 10 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (0.78%) CCA
9 5 (0.78%) CCSP
9 5 (0.78%) CCNP
9 5 (0.78%) CCIP
9 5 (0.78%) NCDA
9 5 (0.78%) NCIE
10 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.63%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.56%) ISO 8583
2 8 (1.25%) QA
3 6 (0.94%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.50%) XenApp
4 16 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 13 (2.03%) vSphere
6 12 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.78%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.78%) XenServer
8 5 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.78%) UAG
8 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.47%) vCloud
9 3 (0.47%) HDFS
9 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.88%) MOM
2 8 (1.25%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.63%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.47%) WSUS
5 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.31%) Puppet
6 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 266 (41.56%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.84%) Oracle
3 51 (7.97%) VMware
4 26 (4.06%) Cisco
5 23 (3.59%) Citrix
6 15 (2.34%) JBoss
6 15 (2.34%) Red Gate
6 15 (2.34%) Twitter
7 14 (2.19%) IBM
8 12 (1.88%) HP
8 12 (1.88%) NetApp
9 10 (1.56%) Symantec
9 10 (1.56%) Telerik
10 9 (1.41%) CommVault
10 9 (1.41%) EMC
11 8 (1.25%) SAP
11 8 (1.25%) DevExpress
12 7 (1.09%) SolarWinds
13 6 (0.94%) AppSense
14 5 (0.78%) Polycom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
DP Connect
Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION, IFSTL,AND MORE!
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkhamsted
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago