The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 50 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 409 479 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.68% 5.52% 5.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.61% 17.02% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 357 457 466
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2800 2814 3096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 32.02% 32.43% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2382 2524 2659
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +16 129 £43,000 +7.50% 14
Cambridgeshire -7 80 £37,500 +8.69% 10
Essex -7 76 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Hertfordshire -47 66 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Suffolk -12 37 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Norfolk -6 22 £30,000 -7.69% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 695 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 442 (63.60%) SQL
3 401 (57.70%) .NET
4 361 (51.94%) C#
5 305 (43.88%) ASP.NET
6 293 (42.16%) Microsoft
7 265 (38.13%) T-SQL
8 252 (36.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 241 (34.68%) Windows
10 220 (31.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 215 (30.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 191 (27.48%) WCF
13 175 (25.18%) MVC
14 172 (24.75%) JavaScript
15 168 (24.17%) Web Services
16 153 (22.01%) .NET Framework
17 152 (21.87%) MS Excel
18 149 (21.44%) HTML
19 145 (20.86%) OO
20 142 (20.43%) Relational Database
21 139 (20.00%) Visual Studio
22 136 (19.57%) CSS
22 136 (19.57%) TDD
23 135 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
24 131 (18.85%) jQuery
25 123 (17.70%) SQL Server 2012
26 122 (17.55%) ASP.NET MVC
27 121 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
28 110 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
29 105 (15.11%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 105 (15.11%) SharePoint
2 53 (7.63%) MS Exchange
3 46 (6.62%) IIS
4 45 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (5.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 27 (3.88%) WebSphere
6 27 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 27 (3.88%) Node.js
7 22 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (3.02%) CMS
9 12 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.86%) Kentico
13 5 (0.72%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.58%) Lync
15 3 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 152 (21.87%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.60%) Mingle
3 23 (3.31%) MS Office
4 6 (0.86%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.43%) MS Project
6 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.29%) FastStats
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.72%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Exstream
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.04%) SaaS
2 8 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.72%) IaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.29%) PaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.05%) Firewall
2 45 (6.47%) DNS
3 42 (6.04%) SAN
4 37 (5.32%) DHCP
5 33 (4.75%) Internet
6 21 (3.02%) iSCSI
7 20 (2.88%) TCP/IP
8 19 (2.73%) VoIP
9 15 (2.16%) SMS
10 14 (2.01%) NFC
11 13 (1.87%) NAS
11 13 (1.87%) LAN
12 12 (1.73%) VPN
12 12 (1.73%) SMPP
12 12 (1.73%) Network Security
13 11 (1.58%) WAN
14 8 (1.15%) Wireless
14 8 (1.15%) SSL
14 8 (1.15%) HTTP
15 6 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 252 (36.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 220 (31.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 215 (30.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 142 (20.43%) Relational Database
6 123 (17.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 110 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
8 104 (14.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 49 (7.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 43 (6.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 39 (5.61%) DTS
11 39 (5.61%) Crystal Reports
12 32 (4.60%) OLAP
13 29 (4.17%) Oracle Database
14 27 (3.88%) DB2
14 27 (3.88%) Neo4j
15 25 (3.60%) MySQL
16 24 (3.45%) RDBMS
17 18 (2.59%) RavenDB
18 17 (2.45%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 139 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 135 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 97 (13.96%) NUnit
4 59 (8.49%) Subversion
5 53 (7.63%) MSTest
6 45 (6.47%) TeamCity
7 42 (6.04%) Eclipse
8 32 (4.60%) Moq
9 31 (4.46%) Git (software)
10 27 (3.88%) MyEclipse
11 22 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 19 (2.73%) Rhino Mocks
13 14 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (2.01%) JIRA
13 14 (2.01%) MSBuild
14 12 (1.73%) Mercurial
15 11 (1.58%) WiX
15 11 (1.58%) Selenium
16 9 (1.29%) Bitbucket
17 6 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
General
1 60 (8.63%) Finance
2 30 (4.32%) Marketing
3 16 (2.30%) Back Office
3 16 (2.30%) Banking
4 13 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.29%) Retail
6 6 (0.86%) Legal
6 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.58%) French Language
7 4 (0.58%) German Language
8 3 (0.43%) Automotive
9 2 (0.29%) Advertising
9 2 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.14%) Electronics
10 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 394 (56.69%) Developer
2 148 (21.29%) .NET Developer
3 97 (13.96%) DBA
4 83 (11.94%) Analyst
5 80 (11.51%) C# Developer
5 80 (11.51%) SQL DBA
6 79 (11.37%) Senior Developer
7 63 (9.06%) Administrator
8 61 (8.78%) Web Developer
8 61 (8.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 58 (8.35%) Software Developer
10 52 (7.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 41 (5.90%) SQL Server DBA
12 39 (5.61%) Architect
13 38 (5.47%) SQL Developer
14 37 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 37 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (5.04%) .NET Web Developer
16 33 (4.75%) Java Developer
17 30 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (57.70%) .NET
2 305 (43.88%) ASP.NET
3 191 (27.48%) WCF
4 168 (24.17%) Web Services
5 153 (22.01%) .NET Framework
6 149 (21.44%) HTML
7 136 (19.57%) CSS
8 131 (18.85%) jQuery
9 122 (17.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (12.09%) WinForms
11 81 (11.65%) LINQ
12 80 (11.51%) XML
13 74 (10.65%) WPF
14 62 (8.92%) Ajax
15 61 (8.78%) Silverlight
16 59 (8.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 56 (8.06%) HTML5
18 54 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 46 (6.62%) SOAP
20 38 (5.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.06%) N-Tier
2 55 (7.91%) Clustering
3 51 (7.34%) Replication
4 21 (3.02%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.58%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.72%) Kindle
10 5 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.72%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.72%) Tandem
10 5 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.72%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.43%) Open Source
11 3 (0.43%) Physics
11 3 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 241 (34.68%) Windows
2 73 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (5.18%) Windows 7
4 36 (5.18%) Linux
5 34 (4.89%) UNIX
6 27 (3.88%) Windows XP
7 25 (3.60%) Android
7 25 (3.60%) CentOS
7 25 (3.60%) Apple iOS
8 15 (2.16%) Windows Phone
9 12 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.29%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.01%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.43%) AIX
15 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (25.18%) MVC
2 145 (20.86%) OO
3 136 (19.57%) TDD
4 121 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (14.10%) Scrum
6 95 (13.67%) Business Intelligence
7 82 (11.80%) Software Engineering
8 78 (11.22%) Multithreading
9 70 (10.07%) Web Development
10 63 (9.06%) ETL
11 55 (7.91%) OOD
11 55 (7.91%) Project Management
12 51 (7.34%) Migration
13 50 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
15 44 (6.33%) Domain-Driven Design
16 40 (5.76%) Unit Testing
16 40 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 37 (5.32%) Product Management
17 37 (5.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 442 (63.60%) SQL
2 361 (51.94%) C#
3 265 (38.13%) T-SQL
4 172 (24.75%) JavaScript
5 63 (9.06%) Java
5 63 (9.06%) VB.NET
6 47 (6.76%) PowerShell
7 35 (5.04%) VB
8 32 (4.60%) VBA
9 18 (2.59%) VB6
10 16 (2.30%) XAML
11 8 (1.15%) PHP
11 8 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.01%) XPath
12 7 (1.01%) VBScript
13 6 (0.86%) C
14 5 (0.72%) Delphi
14 5 (0.72%) ABAP
15 4 (0.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 4 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (9.35%) Degree
3 32 (4.60%) MCTS
4 29 (4.17%) MCSE
5 27 (3.88%) MCP
6 21 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.88%) CCNA
8 18 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (2.01%) MCSD
10 14 (2.01%) CCEE
10 14 (2.01%) CCAA
10 14 (2.01%) CCIA
11 10 (1.44%) MCSA
12 7 (1.01%) Security Cleared
13 5 (0.72%) CCSP
13 5 (0.72%) CCNP
13 5 (0.72%) CCIP
14 4 (0.58%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.58%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.88%) QA
2 12 (1.73%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.58%) SLA
4 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.58%) XenApp
5 8 (1.15%) Terminal Services
5 8 (1.15%) vSphere
6 7 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.72%) UAG
7 5 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.72%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.43%) vCloud
8 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.43%) XenServer
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.44%) Nagios
1 10 (1.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 9 (1.29%) WSUS
3 5 (0.72%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.72%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.72%) MOM
4 3 (0.43%) SCDPM
4 3 (0.43%) SCCM
4 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.14%) SCSM
6 1 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 293 (42.16%) Microsoft
2 73 (10.50%) Oracle
3 54 (7.77%) VMware
4 35 (5.04%) Citrix
5 28 (4.03%) Cisco
5 28 (4.03%) HP
6 27 (3.88%) JBoss
7 21 (3.02%) Cognos
8 20 (2.88%) SAP
9 16 (2.30%) Business Objects
10 14 (2.01%) SonicWALL
11 12 (1.73%) Adobe
11 12 (1.73%) Red Gate
12 11 (1.58%) Telerik
13 10 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (1.29%) Twitter
14 9 (1.29%) DevExpress
15 8 (1.15%) JD Edwards
15 8 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
16 6 (0.86%) NetApp
Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £55,000 + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Pension, BUPA Healthcare and training.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Sinem Suphi
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £39400 Per Annum £35,000-£39,400 + Excell
Posted: 5 days ago