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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 68 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 286 281 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.04% 3.95% 6.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.41% 12.52% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 233 244 521
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,200
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
2132 2244 2768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.11% 31.52% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1728 1876 2419
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 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +37 143 £45,000 - 7
Bedfordshire -15 50 £39,000 -9.30% 2
Cambridgeshire +17 48 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Essex -17 31 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Norfolk -1 7 £37,500 +21.95% 1
Suffolk -29 6 £35,000 -22.22% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 568 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 330 (58.10%) .NET
3 287 (50.53%) Microsoft
4 284 (50.00%) SQL
5 277 (48.77%) C#
6 260 (45.77%) ASP.NET
7 206 (36.27%) Windows
8 203 (35.74%) JavaScript
9 201 (35.39%) MVC
10 195 (34.33%) HTML
11 177 (31.16%) CSS
12 173 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
13 162 (28.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 153 (26.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 141 (24.82%) Visual Studio
15 141 (24.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 137 (24.12%) .NET Framework
17 132 (23.24%) jQuery
18 125 (22.01%) MS Excel
19 113 (19.89%) VMware
19 113 (19.89%) Web Services
20 108 (19.01%) LINQ
21 99 (17.43%) T-SQL
22 95 (16.73%) Degree
23 90 (15.85%) SharePoint
24 89 (15.67%) IIS
25 86 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 85 (14.96%) WCF
26 85 (14.96%) Java
27 84 (14.79%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 90 (15.85%) SharePoint
2 89 (15.67%) IIS
3 58 (10.21%) MS Exchange
4 50 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 30 (5.28%) JBoss
8 22 (3.87%) OpenEdge
8 22 (3.87%) Tuxedo
8 22 (3.87%) Oracle Service Bus
8 22 (3.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (3.87%) AquaLogic
9 18 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (3.17%) WebSphere
10 15 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (1.58%) CMS
12 8 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.88%) Node.js
15 4 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 125 (22.01%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.29%) MS Office
3 7 (1.23%) Mingle
4 5 (0.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.58%) Office 365
2 7 (1.23%) SaaS
3 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.57%) Firewall
2 36 (6.34%) DNS
3 32 (5.63%) DHCP
4 19 (3.35%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.76%) SMS
5 10 (1.76%) SAN
5 10 (1.76%) SMPP
5 10 (1.76%) NFC
6 6 (1.06%) WAN
7 5 (0.88%) LAN
7 5 (0.88%) Internet
7 5 (0.88%) iSCSI
7 5 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.35%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.35%) IMAP
8 2 (0.35%) Intranet
8 2 (0.35%) SMTP
9 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.18%) GSM
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (28.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 141 (24.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 86 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 72 (12.68%) Relational Database
7 56 (9.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 55 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 46 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (5.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 34 (5.99%) Oracle Database
11 31 (5.46%) Crystal Reports
12 23 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (3.35%) RDBMS
14 12 (2.11%) OLAP
15 11 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (1.58%) MS Access
16 9 (1.58%) MySQL
17 8 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 141 (24.82%) Visual Studio
2 68 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (6.34%) NUnit
4 29 (5.11%) MSTest
5 26 (4.58%) Git (software)
6 22 (3.87%) MSBuild
6 22 (3.87%) Oracle Forms
7 20 (3.52%) Eclipse
8 17 (2.99%) Subversion
9 16 (2.82%) Moq
10 15 (2.64%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (2.29%) JUnit
12 10 (1.76%) WiX
13 9 (1.58%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.23%) MyEclipse
14 7 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 4 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 3 (0.53%) CruiseControl
17 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 72 (12.68%) Finance
2 32 (5.63%) Banking
3 24 (4.23%) Retail
4 14 (2.46%) Back Office
5 11 (1.94%) Marketing
6 10 (1.76%) Automotive
7 5 (0.88%) Advertising
7 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.35%) Games
8 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.18%) Front Office
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (55.99%) Developer
2 125 (22.01%) .NET Developer
3 106 (18.66%) C# Developer
4 82 (14.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 78 (13.73%) Senior Developer
6 72 (12.68%) Analyst
7 53 (9.33%) Junior
8 49 (8.63%) DBA
9 46 (8.10%) SQL DBA
10 44 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 43 (7.57%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (7.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 40 (7.04%) Software Developer
14 37 (6.51%) Senior .NET Developer
15 36 (6.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 35 (6.16%) Junior Developer
17 26 (4.58%) Senior C# Developer
17 26 (4.58%) Web Developer
18 25 (4.40%) Programmer
18 25 (4.40%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (58.10%) .NET
2 260 (45.77%) ASP.NET
3 195 (34.33%) HTML
4 177 (31.16%) CSS
5 153 (26.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 137 (24.12%) .NET Framework
7 132 (23.24%) jQuery
8 113 (19.89%) Web Services
9 108 (19.01%) LINQ
10 85 (14.96%) WCF
11 84 (14.79%) XML
12 83 (14.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 70 (12.32%) Ajax
14 62 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 57 (10.04%) HTML5
16 53 (9.33%) WPF
17 46 (8.10%) CSS3
18 35 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 32 (5.63%) Silverlight
19 32 (5.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.86%) Clustering
2 49 (8.63%) N-Tier
2 49 (8.63%) Blackberry
3 32 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.82%) Replication
6 13 (2.29%) EFT
7 10 (1.76%) Data Extraction
8 9 (1.58%) FMCG
9 7 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.88%) iPad
12 3 (0.53%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.53%) User Experience
12 3 (0.53%) Statistics
12 3 (0.53%) W3C
13 2 (0.35%) PKI
13 2 (0.35%) Derivative
13 2 (0.35%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 206 (36.27%) Windows
2 82 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (6.87%) Android
5 31 (5.46%) Apple iOS
5 31 (5.46%) Windows 2000
6 20 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.99%) Windows Phone
8 10 (1.76%) UNIX
9 9 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.58%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.06%) Linux
11 4 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.35%) Debian
12 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.18%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (35.39%) MVC
2 173 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (12.68%) Software Engineering
4 70 (12.32%) TDD
5 69 (12.15%) Scrum
6 67 (11.80%) OO
7 52 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (8.80%) ITIL
9 48 (8.45%) Mentoring
10 47 (8.27%) E-Commerce
11 43 (7.57%) Unit Testing
12 41 (7.22%) OOD
13 38 (6.69%) ETL
13 38 (6.69%) Multithreading
14 35 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (5.81%) SOA
16 30 (5.28%) Migration
17 28 (4.93%) Responsive Web Design
18 27 (4.75%) ERP
19 25 (4.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 284 (50.00%) SQL
2 277 (48.77%) C#
3 203 (35.74%) JavaScript
4 99 (17.43%) T-SQL
5 85 (14.96%) Java
6 63 (11.09%) VB
7 48 (8.45%) VB.NET
8 40 (7.04%) PowerShell
9 34 (5.99%) VB6
10 26 (4.58%) XAML
11 22 (3.87%) COBOL
11 22 (3.87%) Delphi
12 18 (3.17%) VBA
13 13 (2.29%) Python
14 7 (1.23%) VBScript
15 6 (1.06%) C
16 5 (0.88%) PHP
17 4 (0.70%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.35%) C++
19 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 95 (16.73%) Degree
2 52 (9.15%) SC Cleared
2 52 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (4.75%) MCSA
3 27 (4.75%) VCP4
4 25 (4.40%) MCSE
5 24 (4.23%) MCITP
6 17 (2.99%) MCTS
7 6 (1.06%) MCP
8 5 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.70%) CCNA
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) CCA
10 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.18%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.18%) LPIC
10 1 (0.18%) RHCE
10 1 (0.18%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.70%) ISO 8583
2 16 (2.82%) QA
3 8 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (13.03%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.34%) VMware ESX
3 32 (5.63%) vSphere
4 31 (5.46%) vCloud
4 31 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (5.46%) XenApp
5 29 (5.11%) XenDesktop
6 18 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.99%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.70%) NFS
9 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.18%) Postfix
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (6.51%) Backup Exec
2 31 (5.46%) NetBackup
2 31 (5.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 29 (5.11%) SCCM
4 23 (4.05%) SCOM
5 15 (2.64%) MOM
6 3 (0.53%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.35%) SCSM
7 2 (0.35%) Puppet
7 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.35%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.35%) 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
1 287 (50.53%) Microsoft
2 113 (19.89%) VMware
3 72 (12.68%) Citrix
4 55 (9.68%) Oracle
5 42 (7.39%) Cisco
6 35 (6.16%) Symantec
7 31 (5.46%) Sophos
7 31 (5.46%) Veritas
8 22 (3.87%) BEA
8 22 (3.87%) Micro Focus
9 14 (2.46%) HP
10 11 (1.94%) IBM
10 11 (1.94%) SAP
10 11 (1.94%) Telerik
11 10 (1.76%) Acronis
12 5 (0.88%) Sybase
13 4 (0.70%) Websense
13 4 (0.70%) Facebook
13 4 (0.70%) Nintex
14 3 (0.53%) JD Edwards
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Health, training, gym
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65k + Car & Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum pension healthcare and more....
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Suffolk
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
St. Albans
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: very competitive
Posted: 22 days ago