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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 95 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 217 407 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.89% 4.79% 4.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.46% 15.16% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 188 362 342
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2294 2685 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.54% 31.57% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1940 2301 2362
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 £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 3 June 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 June 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 +15 103 £45,000 +9.75% 9
Bedfordshire -27 45 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Cambridgeshire -32 38 £40,500 +10.95% 6
Essex -38 22 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Norfolk -15 5 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Suffolk -9 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Anglia - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 509 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 325 (63.85%) .NET
3 275 (54.03%) SQL
4 254 (49.90%) C#
5 252 (49.51%) ASP.NET
6 224 (44.01%) Microsoft
7 221 (43.42%) HTML
8 218 (42.83%) JavaScript
9 193 (37.92%) CSS
10 182 (35.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 175 (34.38%) MVC
12 170 (33.40%) Windows
13 153 (30.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 146 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
15 129 (25.34%) .NET Framework
16 124 (24.36%) jQuery
17 119 (23.38%) MS Excel
18 109 (21.41%) Visual Studio
18 109 (21.41%) SQL Server 2005
19 95 (18.66%) Degree
19 95 (18.66%) IIS
20 88 (17.29%) VMware
21 85 (16.70%) T-SQL
21 85 (16.70%) Windows Server 2008
22 83 (16.31%) Finance
23 80 (15.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 80 (15.72%) Relational Database
24 73 (14.34%) Web Services
25 72 (14.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 70 (13.75%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 95 (18.66%) IIS
2 70 (13.75%) SharePoint
3 50 (9.82%) MS Exchange
4 47 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (2.95%) CMS
7 15 (2.95%) JBoss
8 13 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.16%) Tuxedo
9 11 (2.16%) AquaLogic
10 10 (1.96%) Node.js
10 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.77%) Lync
12 7 (1.38%) LiveLink
12 7 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 119 (23.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.36%) MS Office
3 6 (1.18%) MS Project
4 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.59%) Mingle
5 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.20%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.96%) Office 365
2 9 (1.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.45%) Firewall
2 40 (7.86%) DNS
3 32 (6.29%) DHCP
4 24 (4.72%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.16%) Internet
6 9 (1.77%) SMTP
7 8 (1.57%) SAN
8 7 (1.38%) SNMP
9 5 (0.98%) LAN
9 5 (0.98%) WAN
9 5 (0.98%) Wireless
10 3 (0.59%) Intranet
11 2 (0.39%) IMAP
11 2 (0.39%) SSL
12 1 (0.20%) VPN
12 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 182 (35.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 109 (21.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 80 (15.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (15.72%) Relational Database
5 72 (14.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (10.02%) SQL Server 2000
6 51 (10.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (4.32%) Crystal Reports
9 19 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (3.73%) Oracle Database
10 18 (3.54%) MongoDB
10 18 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 17 (3.34%) Sybase ASE
11 17 (3.34%) NoSQL
12 14 (2.75%) MySQL
13 12 (2.36%) OLAP
14 11 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.77%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 109 (21.41%) Visual Studio
2 48 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (6.88%) Subversion
4 19 (3.73%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.95%) NUnit
6 13 (2.55%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.55%) JUnit
7 11 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (1.96%) MSTest
9 9 (1.77%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.38%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.98%) Moq
12 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.39%) NSubstitute
14 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.39%) JIRA
14 2 (0.39%) ReSharper
15 1 (0.20%) PowerBuilder
General
1 83 (16.31%) Finance
2 29 (5.70%) Banking
3 25 (4.91%) Retail
4 14 (2.75%) Back Office
5 12 (2.36%) Marketing
6 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.79%) Automotive
7 4 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.59%) Games
9 2 (0.39%) French Language
9 2 (0.39%) German Language
9 2 (0.39%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 314 (61.69%) Developer
2 155 (30.45%) .NET Developer
3 85 (16.70%) C# Developer
4 75 (14.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 66 (12.97%) Senior Developer
6 59 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (10.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (8.64%) Analyst
9 40 (7.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 36 (7.07%) DBA
11 35 (6.88%) Software Developer
11 35 (6.88%) SQL DBA
12 34 (6.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 31 (6.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 28 (5.50%) Junior
15 25 (4.91%) Web Developer
16 23 (4.52%) Programmer
16 23 (4.52%) SQL Developer
16 23 (4.52%) Junior Developer
17 20 (3.93%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (63.85%) .NET
2 252 (49.51%) ASP.NET
3 221 (43.42%) HTML
4 193 (37.92%) CSS
5 153 (30.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 129 (25.34%) .NET Framework
7 124 (24.36%) jQuery
8 73 (14.34%) Web Services
9 70 (13.75%) Entity Framework
10 68 (13.36%) LINQ
11 66 (12.97%) XML
12 64 (12.57%) Ajax
13 62 (12.18%) HTML5
14 48 (9.43%) CSS3
15 45 (8.84%) WCF
16 43 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 33 (6.48%) Razor View Engine
18 25 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 24 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 23 (4.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.23%) Clustering
2 31 (6.09%) Blackberry
3 27 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.72%) N-Tier
4 24 (4.72%) Replication
5 23 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.55%) EFT
8 12 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.77%) User Experience
9 9 (1.77%) FMCG
9 9 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.38%) SecurID
11 6 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.18%) iPad
12 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 170 (33.40%) Windows
2 85 (16.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (5.30%) Windows 2000
5 21 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (3.14%) Linux
7 11 (2.16%) Android
8 7 (1.38%) UNIX
9 6 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.79%) Debian
12 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.59%) CentOS
13 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (34.38%) MVC
2 146 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (13.56%) Scrum
4 62 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (11.20%) TDD
6 49 (9.63%) Unit Testing
7 48 (9.43%) OO
8 43 (8.45%) SDLC
9 41 (8.06%) E-Commerce
10 38 (7.47%) Software Engineering
11 35 (6.88%) Mentoring
12 33 (6.48%) Data Modelling
12 33 (6.48%) Workflow
13 32 (6.29%) ITIL
14 31 (6.09%) OOD
15 28 (5.50%) CRM
16 27 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (5.30%) ETL
17 24 (4.72%) Configuration Management
17 24 (4.72%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 275 (54.03%) SQL
2 254 (49.90%) C#
3 218 (42.83%) JavaScript
4 85 (16.70%) T-SQL
5 60 (11.79%) Java
6 58 (11.39%) VB.NET
7 45 (8.84%) VB
8 34 (6.68%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.34%) VBScript
10 16 (3.14%) VB6
11 14 (2.75%) Perl
12 13 (2.55%) Python
13 12 (2.36%) VBA
13 12 (2.36%) XAML
14 11 (2.16%) COBOL
14 11 (2.16%) Delphi
15 9 (1.77%) PHP
16 6 (1.18%) C
17 4 (0.79%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 95 (18.66%) Degree
2 42 (8.25%) SC Cleared
2 42 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 39 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.32%) MCSE
5 21 (4.13%) MCSA
5 21 (4.13%) MCITP
6 3 (0.59%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.59%) RHCE
6 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.59%) LPIC
7 2 (0.39%) MCTS
7 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.39%) CCNA
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB
8 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.91%) QA
2 13 (2.55%) ISO 8583
3 6 (1.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (13.75%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.09%) XenApp
3 28 (5.50%) XenDesktop
3 28 (5.50%) vSphere
3 28 (5.50%) VMware ESX
4 27 (5.30%) vCloud
5 21 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.36%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.18%) NFS
9 4 (0.79%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.59%) Xen
10 3 (0.59%) Postfix
10 3 (0.59%) KVM
10 3 (0.59%) iptables
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (6.09%) Backup Exec
2 27 (5.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 27 (5.30%) NetBackup
3 23 (4.52%) SCCM
4 21 (4.13%) SCOM
5 5 (0.98%) MOM
6 4 (0.79%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.20%) SCSM
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.20%) WSUS
8 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 224 (44.01%) Microsoft
2 88 (17.29%) VMware
3 56 (11.00%) Citrix
4 33 (6.48%) Cisco
5 31 (6.09%) Symantec
6 27 (5.30%) Sophos
6 27 (5.30%) Veritas
7 22 (4.32%) Oracle
8 21 (4.13%) Sybase
9 20 (3.93%) Jaspersoft
10 16 (3.14%) SAP
11 12 (2.36%) HP
12 11 (2.16%) BEA
12 11 (2.16%) Micro Focus
13 9 (1.77%) Adobe
14 6 (1.18%) Nintex
15 5 (0.98%) CA
15 5 (0.98%) Telerik
16 4 (0.79%) Tieto
16 4 (0.79%) Business Objects
Hertfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + On-Call + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £5000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Health, training, gym
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus+ excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Fruition IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Norwich, NR1 1EG
Energon Global
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago