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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / East of England
Rank 114 125 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -61
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 137 149 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.36% 2.18% 4.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.27% 7.79% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 114 114 238
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,702 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
1656 1912 2097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.58% 27.91% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 1623 1702
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Essex +17 45 £55,000 -8.33%
Suffolk +35 36 £43,000 +48.27% 2
Hertfordshire +2 29 £41,000 -13.68% 5
Bedfordshire -6 11 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Norfolk 0 10 £37,500 -19.35% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 6 £46,000 +15.00% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 259 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 186 (71.81%) SQL
3 141 (54.44%) .NET
4 124 (47.88%) Microsoft
5 117 (45.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 114 (44.02%) T-SQL
6 114 (44.02%) C#
7 99 (38.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 93 (35.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 91 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
10 89 (34.36%) ASP.NET
11 84 (32.43%) Finance
12 75 (28.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 70 (27.03%) Visual Studio
14 65 (25.10%) HTML
15 61 (23.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 60 (23.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 57 (22.01%) JavaScript
18 55 (21.24%) Windows
19 51 (19.69%) Data Warehouse
19 51 (19.69%) CSS
19 51 (19.69%) Unit Testing
20 50 (19.31%) SQL Server 2014
21 49 (18.92%) MVC
21 49 (18.92%) .NET Framework
22 47 (18.15%) Oracle
23 43 (16.60%) Relational Database
24 42 (16.22%) MS Excel
25 39 (15.06%) SharePoint
25 39 (15.06%) Ajax

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 39 (15.06%) SharePoint
2 29 (11.20%) IIS
3 17 (6.56%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.16%) Confluence
8 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) MS Office
2 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.25%) SAP BPC
2 9 (3.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.47%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (3.09%) Office 365
4 7 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.88%) Intranet
2 21 (8.11%) Firewall
3 19 (7.34%) DNS
4 11 (4.25%) SAN
5 8 (3.09%) VoIP
6 7 (2.70%) DHCP
7 5 (1.93%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.54%) WAN
9 3 (1.16%) Internet
9 3 (1.16%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.77%) LAN
10 2 (0.77%) Network Security
10 2 (0.77%) Wireless
11 1 (0.39%) MPLS
11 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 117 (45.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 99 (38.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 93 (35.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (28.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 61 (23.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 51 (19.69%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (19.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 43 (16.60%) Relational Database
10 33 (12.74%) DTS
11 30 (11.58%) OLAP
12 29 (11.20%) Power BI
13 25 (9.65%) SQL Server 2000
14 21 (8.11%) QlikView
14 21 (8.11%) RDBMS
15 19 (7.34%) Crystal Reports
16 17 (6.56%) Oracle OLAP
17 13 (5.02%) OLTP
18 12 (4.63%) MS Access
19 11 (4.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 70 (27.03%) Visual Studio
2 60 (23.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (9.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (2.70%) Subversion
5 4 (1.54%) MSTest
6 3 (1.16%) JIRA
6 3 (1.16%) Moq
6 3 (1.16%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 84 (32.43%) Finance
2 22 (8.49%) Legal
3 10 (3.86%) Banking
4 9 (3.47%) Marketing
5 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 146 (56.37%) Developer
2 52 (20.08%) .NET Developer
3 43 (16.60%) DBA
4 42 (16.22%) Analyst
5 39 (15.06%) SQL DBA
6 35 (13.51%) Administrator
7 34 (13.13%) SQL Developer
8 32 (12.36%) C# Developer
9 31 (11.97%) VB.NET Developer
10 30 (11.58%) Senior Developer
11 27 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 24 (9.27%) Systems Developer
13 21 (8.11%) SSIS Developer
14 19 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (6.95%) Analyst Developer
16 17 (6.56%) SQL Analyst
17 16 (6.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 16 (6.18%) Developer Analyst
18 14 (5.41%) Senior Systems Developer
18 14 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (54.44%) .NET
2 89 (34.36%) ASP.NET
3 65 (25.10%) HTML
4 51 (19.69%) CSS
5 49 (18.92%) .NET Framework
6 39 (15.06%) Ajax
7 31 (11.97%) Web Services
8 28 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (7.72%) jQuery
10 18 (6.95%) WCF
10 18 (6.95%) XML
11 16 (6.18%) MDX
12 13 (5.02%) AngularJS
12 13 (5.02%) SOAP
13 11 (4.25%) CSS3
13 11 (4.25%) REST
14 10 (3.86%) Entity Framework
14 10 (3.86%) HTML5
15 9 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (3.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.18%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.18%) Replication
3 11 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.47%) Data Extraction
5 8 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.93%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.93%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.54%) Clustering
7 4 (1.54%) iPad
7 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.16%) User Experience
9 2 (0.77%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.77%) NHS
9 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.24%) Windows
2 34 (13.13%) Windows Server
3 25 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.25%) Linux
6 6 (2.32%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Debian
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.39%) Unix
9 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (19.69%) Unit Testing
3 49 (18.92%) MVC
4 38 (14.67%) SDLC
5 37 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (13.90%) Workflow
7 35 (13.51%) Wealth Management
8 32 (12.36%) Data Modelling
9 31 (11.97%) ETL
10 30 (11.58%) OOD
11 25 (9.65%) Migration
11 25 (9.65%) Time Management
12 24 (9.27%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (8.11%) High Availability
14 16 (6.18%) OO
15 15 (5.79%) Project Management
16 14 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (5.41%) ERP
17 13 (5.02%) Analytics
18 12 (4.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 186 (71.81%) SQL
2 114 (44.02%) C#
2 114 (44.02%) T-SQL
3 57 (22.01%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.13%) VB.NET
5 21 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.02%) VBA
7 12 (4.63%) Java
8 10 (3.86%) VB
8 10 (3.86%) VBScript
9 7 (2.70%) PHP
10 3 (1.16%) R
11 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.11%) Degree
3 9 (3.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.32%) MCITP
5 5 (1.93%) MCP
6 4 (1.54%) MCTS
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CCAA
8 2 (0.77%) CCNA
8 2 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.77%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.77%) MCSA
8 2 (0.77%) MCSE
8 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.29%) QA
2 14 (5.41%) SLA
3 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (6.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.86%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.54%) vSphere
5 4 (1.54%) XenApp
6 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.16%) SCCM
1 3 (1.16%) Simpana
2 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.39%) Oozie
2 1 (0.39%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.39%) SCOM
2 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (47.88%) Microsoft
2 47 (18.15%) Oracle
3 19 (7.34%) Tableau
4 16 (6.18%) SAP
5 14 (5.41%) Cognos
5 14 (5.41%) VMware
6 12 (4.63%) Citrix
7 11 (4.25%) IBM
8 10 (3.86%) HP
9 9 (3.47%) Adobe
9 9 (3.47%) Teradata
10 8 (3.09%) Cisco
10 8 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (2.32%) Computacenter
12 3 (1.16%) CommVault
13 2 (0.77%) CA
13 2 (0.77%) Intel Security
13 2 (0.77%) Pegasus
13 2 (0.77%) Symantec
13 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
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