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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 118 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 161 297 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.28% 4.05% 4.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.25% 13.83% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 116 243 286
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1952 2147 2120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.64% 29.26% 31.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1744 1788
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Essex +16 56 £60,000 +26.31% 7
Bedfordshire -15 35 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Cambridgeshire -14 33 £30,000 -30.23% 4
Hertfordshire -81 30 £47,500 - 2
Suffolk -8 4 £29,000 -10.76% 2
Norfolk +8 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 325 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 193 (59.38%) .NET
3 181 (55.69%) C#
4 175 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 157 (48.31%) SQL
6 147 (45.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 121 (37.23%) HTML
8 118 (36.31%) Windows
9 116 (35.69%) JavaScript
10 109 (33.54%) CSS
11 106 (32.62%) Microsoft
11 106 (32.62%) MVC
12 99 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
13 98 (30.15%) jQuery
14 97 (29.85%) Finance
15 93 (28.62%) Visual Studio
16 86 (26.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 78 (24.00%) MS Excel
18 72 (22.15%) .NET Framework
19 70 (21.54%) Team Foundation Server
20 67 (20.62%) T-SQL
21 62 (19.08%) Ajax
22 60 (18.46%) Workflow
23 58 (17.85%) Windows Server
24 57 (17.54%) VB.NET
25 56 (17.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 54 (16.62%) Unit Testing
27 53 (16.31%) Entity Framework
28 51 (15.69%) WCF
29 50 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 42 (12.92%) IIS
2 31 (9.54%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (5.54%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.77%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.46%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.23%) Apache
11 4 (1.23%) JBoss
11 4 (1.23%) Node.js
12 3 (0.92%) CMS
12 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.92%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.62%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.46%) MS Office
3 4 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.62%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.38%) Office 365
4 9 (2.77%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.15%) Firewall
2 14 (4.31%) DNS
3 13 (4.00%) DHCP
3 13 (4.00%) SAN
4 10 (3.08%) VoIP
5 9 (2.77%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.23%) Intranet
6 4 (1.23%) SSL
6 4 (1.23%) VLAN
7 3 (0.92%) NAS
7 3 (0.92%) VPN
8 2 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.62%) Wireless
9 1 (0.31%) FTP
9 1 (0.31%) HTTP
9 1 (0.31%) IPsec
9 1 (0.31%) LAN
9 1 (0.31%) PBX
9 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 147 (45.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 56 (17.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (14.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (13.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 25 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (6.15%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.62%) RDBMS
10 14 (4.31%) MySQL
11 13 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (3.38%) Oracle Database
12 11 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
15 4 (1.23%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 93 (28.62%) Visual Studio
2 70 (21.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (6.77%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.38%) Bitbucket
4 11 (3.38%) JIRA
4 11 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.23%) MSTest
5 4 (1.23%) NMock
5 4 (1.23%) NUnit
5 4 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 97 (29.85%) Finance
2 24 (7.38%) Law
3 20 (6.15%) Legal
4 12 (3.69%) Back Office
5 11 (3.38%) Banking
6 10 (3.08%) French Language
6 10 (3.08%) German Language
7 8 (2.46%) Retail
8 7 (2.15%) Marketing
9 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Hindi Language
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (52.92%) Developer
2 121 (37.23%) .NET Developer
3 85 (26.15%) C# Developer
4 70 (21.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (16.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 51 (15.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (14.15%) DBA
8 42 (12.92%) SQL DBA
9 40 (12.31%) Administrator
10 34 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 30 (9.23%) SQL Developer
12 23 (7.08%) Senior Developer
13 19 (5.85%) Analyst
13 19 (5.85%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (5.85%) SQL Server DBA
13 19 (5.85%) SQL Server Developer
14 17 (5.23%) .NET Programmer
14 17 (5.23%) C# Programmer
14 17 (5.23%) Programmer
15 16 (4.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (59.38%) .NET
2 175 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 121 (37.23%) HTML
4 109 (33.54%) CSS
5 98 (30.15%) jQuery
6 86 (26.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 72 (22.15%) .NET Framework
8 62 (19.08%) Ajax
9 53 (16.31%) Entity Framework
10 51 (15.69%) WCF
11 41 (12.62%) HTML5
12 37 (11.38%) AngularJS
13 34 (10.46%) CSS3
14 31 (9.54%) Web Services
15 24 (7.38%) WPF
15 24 (7.38%) XML
16 23 (7.08%) LINQ
17 21 (6.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 15 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.77%) Mobile App
1 22 (6.77%) Replication
2 18 (5.54%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.62%) Clustering
4 12 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.69%) User Experience
5 8 (2.46%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.54%) FMCG
8 4 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.23%) PKI
9 3 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.62%) NHS
11 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.31%) iPad
11 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.31%) Windows
2 58 (17.85%) Windows Server
3 50 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (5.85%) Linux
5 15 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.23%) Android
8 4 (1.23%) CentOS
8 4 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.92%) AIX
9 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (32.62%) MVC
2 99 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (18.46%) Workflow
4 54 (16.62%) Unit Testing
5 41 (12.62%) Mentoring
6 39 (12.00%) Wealth Management
7 35 (10.77%) ITIL
8 34 (10.46%) Software Engineering
9 29 (8.92%) SDLC
10 28 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (8.00%) OOD
12 23 (7.08%) Service Delivery
13 22 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (6.46%) OO
15 20 (6.15%) Project Management
15 20 (6.15%) Straight-Through Processing
15 20 (6.15%) Supplier Management
16 16 (4.92%) TDD
17 15 (4.62%) CRM
17 15 (4.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 181 (55.69%) C#
2 157 (48.31%) SQL
3 116 (35.69%) JavaScript
4 67 (20.62%) T-SQL
5 57 (17.54%) VB.NET
6 26 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 17 (5.23%) VBScript
8 16 (4.92%) Java
9 9 (2.77%) VB
10 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.23%) Perl
10 4 (1.23%) Ruby
10 4 (1.23%) XPath
10 4 (1.23%) XQuery
11 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.92%) VBA
12 2 (0.62%) C
12 2 (0.62%) PHP
12 2 (0.62%) Python
12 2 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (8.92%) Degree
2 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.23%) ISEB
4 4 (1.23%) LPIC
4 4 (1.23%) RHCE
5 3 (0.92%) MCITP
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.31%) CCNA
6 1 (0.31%) CCNP
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.31%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.15%) QA
2 8 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.92%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) GxP
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.23%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.15%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.23%) iptables
6 4 (1.23%) KVM
6 4 (1.23%) NFS
6 4 (1.23%) Postfix
6 4 (1.23%) Xen
7 2 (0.62%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.62%) vSphere
7 2 (0.62%) XenApp
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.31%) UAG
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (4.92%) SCOM
2 5 (1.54%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.23%) HAProxy
3 4 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.23%) SCCM
4 3 (0.92%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.92%) WSUS
5 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.62%) Simpana
6 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (32.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.54%) VMware
3 23 (7.08%) Citrix
4 20 (6.15%) iManage
5 19 (5.85%) Oracle
6 17 (5.23%) HP
7 14 (4.31%) Interwoven
8 13 (4.00%) SAP
9 12 (3.69%) IBM
10 8 (2.46%) Telerik
11 7 (2.15%) Cognos
12 6 (1.85%) Siebel
13 5 (1.54%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.54%) Sage
14 4 (1.23%) F5
14 4 (1.23%) NetApp
14 4 (1.23%) Sun
15 3 (0.92%) Dell
15 3 (0.92%) Sophos
15 3 (0.92%) Sybase
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + pension and more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
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Salary: £40k per year
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Loughton
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car,
Posted: 13 days ago
Suffolk
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Watford
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Posted: 23 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita plc
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
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