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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 290 323 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.65% 4.72% 5.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.22% 15.28% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 235 306 461
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
2194 2114 3292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.61% 30.87% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1825 1823 2998
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -14 119 £42,500 - 14
Cambridgeshire +23 59 £43,000 +13.90% 7
Bedfordshire -4 54 £43,500 -7.44% 6
Essex -21 46 £52,500 +19.31% 9
Suffolk -22 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Norfolk -20 5 £35,000 +14.75%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 520 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 310 (59.62%) .NET
3 284 (54.62%) SQL
4 279 (53.65%) C#
5 245 (47.12%) Microsoft
6 224 (43.08%) ASP.NET
7 184 (35.38%) Windows
8 177 (34.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 167 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (31.35%) MVC
11 155 (29.81%) JavaScript
12 149 (28.65%) Visual Studio
13 126 (24.23%) .NET Framework
14 122 (23.46%) HTML
14 122 (23.46%) T-SQL
15 112 (21.54%) WCF
16 111 (21.35%) CSS
17 108 (20.77%) jQuery
17 108 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 102 (19.62%) MS Excel
19 99 (19.04%) Web Services
20 95 (18.27%) LINQ
20 95 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 95 (18.27%) SQL Server 2012
21 85 (16.35%) Scrum
22 82 (15.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 80 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
24 79 (15.19%) SharePoint
25 76 (14.62%) XML
26 75 (14.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 79 (15.19%) SharePoint
2 59 (11.35%) IIS
3 50 (9.62%) MS Exchange
4 37 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (6.15%) OpenEdge
7 29 (5.58%) WebSphere Application Server
7 29 (5.58%) WebSphere
8 26 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (4.23%) JBoss
10 14 (2.69%) Tuxedo
10 14 (2.69%) AquaLogic
10 14 (2.69%) Oracle Service Bus
10 14 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.73%) CMS
12 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 102 (19.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.27%) MS Office
3 6 (1.15%) Mingle
4 5 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.58%) Firewall
2 25 (4.81%) DNS
3 20 (3.85%) DHCP
4 16 (3.08%) SAN
5 15 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.92%) SMS
6 10 (1.92%) SMPP
6 10 (1.92%) NFC
7 9 (1.73%) Internet
8 6 (1.15%) LAN
8 6 (1.15%) WAN
9 5 (0.96%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.58%) Intranet
10 3 (0.58%) VLAN
10 3 (0.58%) VoIP
11 2 (0.38%) VPN
11 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.38%) SSL
11 2 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 520 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 177 (34.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 95 (18.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (18.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 82 (15.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (14.42%) Relational Database
6 63 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (8.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 45 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (6.92%) Crystal Reports
9 34 (6.54%) Oracle Database
10 30 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (4.42%) RDBMS
12 18 (3.46%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (3.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (1.92%) MS Access
14 10 (1.92%) OLAP
15 9 (1.73%) MySQL
15 9 (1.73%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 149 (28.65%) Visual Studio
2 80 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (6.92%) NUnit
4 30 (5.77%) MSTest
5 27 (5.19%) Subversion
6 25 (4.81%) MSBuild
7 24 (4.62%) Moq
8 22 (4.23%) Git (software)
9 17 (3.27%) Rhino Mocks
10 14 (2.69%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (2.50%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.12%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.92%) WiX
13 10 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (1.54%) MyEclipse
14 8 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (0.96%) JUnit
17 4 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 4 (0.77%) CruiseControl
General
1 68 (13.08%) Finance
2 20 (3.85%) Banking
3 13 (2.50%) Retail
4 11 (2.12%) Automotive
5 10 (1.92%) Marketing
6 9 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.35%) Advertising
8 5 (0.96%) Back Office
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 301 (57.88%) Developer
2 120 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 114 (21.92%) .NET Developer
4 89 (17.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (13.27%) Analyst
6 68 (13.08%) Senior Developer
7 56 (10.77%) DBA
8 52 (10.00%) SQL DBA
9 51 (9.81%) Junior
10 44 (8.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 41 (7.88%) Software Developer
12 35 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 34 (6.54%) ASP.NET Developer
14 30 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
15 29 (5.58%) Senior C# Developer
16 28 (5.38%) Junior Developer
17 26 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
18 24 (4.62%) Java Developer
19 23 (4.42%) Support Specialist
19 23 (4.42%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (59.62%) .NET
2 224 (43.08%) ASP.NET
3 126 (24.23%) .NET Framework
4 122 (23.46%) HTML
5 112 (21.54%) WCF
6 111 (21.35%) CSS
7 108 (20.77%) jQuery
7 108 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 99 (19.04%) Web Services
9 95 (18.27%) LINQ
10 76 (14.62%) XML
11 75 (14.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 72 (13.85%) WPF
13 56 (10.77%) WinForms
14 52 (10.00%) Silverlight
15 43 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 43 (8.27%) Ajax
16 35 (6.73%) HTML5
17 30 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 30 (5.77%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.85%) N-Tier
2 43 (8.27%) Clustering
3 34 (6.54%) Blackberry
3 34 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.92%) Replication
6 9 (1.73%) Data Extraction
7 5 (0.96%) EFT
8 4 (0.77%) Statistics
8 4 (0.77%) User Experience
9 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.38%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.38%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.19%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.19%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 184 (35.38%) Windows
2 62 (11.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (6.54%) Android
4 31 (5.96%) Apple iOS
5 30 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (3.85%) Windows 2000
8 19 (3.65%) Windows 7
9 14 (2.69%) Windows Phone
10 11 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.12%) UNIX
11 7 (1.35%) Linux
12 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (31.35%) MVC
3 85 (16.35%) Scrum
4 68 (13.08%) TDD
5 63 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 62 (11.92%) OO
7 54 (10.38%) Multithreading
8 52 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 50 (9.62%) ITIL
10 48 (9.23%) OOD
11 40 (7.69%) ETL
11 40 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 37 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (5.00%) Unit Testing
15 25 (4.81%) Waterfall
16 23 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (4.42%) Web Development
16 23 (4.42%) SOA
17 20 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 284 (54.62%) SQL
2 279 (53.65%) C#
3 155 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 122 (23.46%) T-SQL
5 72 (13.85%) Java
6 56 (10.77%) VB.NET
7 47 (9.04%) VB
8 30 (5.77%) VB6
9 28 (5.38%) PowerShell
10 23 (4.42%) XAML
11 17 (3.27%) Delphi
12 14 (2.69%) COBOL
13 12 (2.31%) VBA
14 11 (2.12%) C
15 6 (1.15%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.96%) Python
17 4 (0.77%) PHP
18 2 (0.38%) Groovy
19 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (13.65%) Degree
2 41 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 35 (6.73%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.27%) MCTS
5 10 (1.92%) MCSE
5 10 (1.92%) MCSA
6 8 (1.54%) CCNA
6 8 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.54%) MCITP
7 7 (1.35%) MCP
8 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.38%) CCSP
9 2 (0.38%) CCNP
9 2 (0.38%) CCIP
10 1 (0.19%) CCA
10 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.19%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.19%) PhD
10 1 (0.19%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.50%) ISO 8583
2 10 (1.92%) QA
2 10 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.81%) VMware ESX
2 25 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.42%) vSphere
4 20 (3.85%) XenApp
4 20 (3.85%) XenDesktop
4 20 (3.85%) vCloud
5 16 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.54%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.58%) HDFS
8 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.38%) XenServer
8 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.38%) UAG
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (4.81%) Backup Exec
2 20 (3.85%) MOM
2 20 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 20 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 10 (1.92%) SCCM
4 5 (0.96%) SCOM
5 3 (0.58%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.38%) SCSM
6 2 (0.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.38%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.38%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 245 (47.12%) Microsoft
2 73 (14.04%) Oracle
3 64 (12.31%) VMware
4 44 (8.46%) Citrix
5 43 (8.27%) Cisco
6 22 (4.23%) Symantec
7 21 (4.04%) Veritas
7 21 (4.04%) IBM
8 20 (3.85%) Sophos
9 14 (2.69%) Micro Focus
9 14 (2.69%) BEA
10 10 (1.92%) Acronis
11 9 (1.73%) DevExpress
11 9 (1.73%) HP
12 8 (1.54%) Telerik
13 6 (1.15%) Polycom
13 6 (1.15%) SAP
13 6 (1.15%) IPFX
14 4 (0.77%) Facebook
14 4 (0.77%) Websense
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: Circa £340-360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45K + Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £72000 - £82000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: ASAP
Posted: 5 days ago