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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 83 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 232 318 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.05% 4.44% 5.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.31% 13.68% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 190 293 494
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2251 2325 3039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.60% 32.48% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 2069 2613
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -28 78 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Bedfordshire -13 66 £43,000 +1.17% 8
Essex +8 42 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Cambridgeshire -14 41 £43,500 +16.00% 5
Suffolk -9 7 £42,000 +5.00% 4
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 605 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 377 (62.31%) .NET
3 375 (61.98%) SQL
4 333 (55.04%) C#
5 288 (47.60%) ASP.NET
6 249 (41.16%) Microsoft
7 222 (36.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 209 (34.55%) Windows
9 194 (32.07%) T-SQL
10 168 (27.77%) JavaScript
11 160 (26.45%) WCF
12 151 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
13 146 (24.13%) Visual Studio
14 145 (23.97%) MVC
15 144 (23.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 144 (23.80%) .NET Framework
16 132 (21.82%) Web Services
17 116 (19.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 114 (18.84%) MS Excel
18 114 (18.84%) Relational Database
19 111 (18.35%) jQuery
20 110 (18.18%) XML
21 107 (17.69%) HTML
22 105 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
23 102 (16.86%) CSS
23 102 (16.86%) SQL Server 2012
24 101 (16.69%) SharePoint
25 93 (15.37%) VB.NET
25 93 (15.37%) Scrum
26 83 (13.72%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 101 (16.69%) SharePoint
2 46 (7.60%) MS Exchange
3 37 (6.12%) IIS
4 35 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (4.96%) WebSphere
5 30 (4.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 22 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (3.47%) CMS
7 21 (3.47%) OpenEdge
8 16 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (1.49%) Lync
13 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.83%) Drupal
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.50%) AquaLogic
14 3 (0.50%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 114 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.31%) MS Office
3 4 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.66%) Mingle
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.83%) Force.com
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.46%) DNS
2 25 (4.13%) Firewall
3 22 (3.64%) SAN
3 22 (3.64%) DHCP
3 22 (3.64%) Internet
4 19 (3.14%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.82%) LAN
5 11 (1.82%) SMS
5 11 (1.82%) WAN
6 10 (1.65%) NAS
7 8 (1.32%) VoIP
8 7 (1.16%) NFC
8 7 (1.16%) SMPP
9 5 (0.83%) Network Security
10 4 (0.66%) Wireless
10 4 (0.66%) Intranet
10 4 (0.66%) VPN
10 4 (0.66%) FTP
10 4 (0.66%) VLAN
10 4 (0.66%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 605 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 222 (36.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 144 (23.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 116 (19.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 114 (18.84%) Relational Database
6 102 (16.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 77 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (5.95%) Crystal Reports
10 30 (4.96%) Oracle Database
11 29 (4.79%) SQL Server 2000
12 27 (4.46%) RDBMS
13 22 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (2.98%) DTS
15 16 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (2.31%) DB2
16 14 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (1.82%) MySQL
18 10 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
19 7 (1.16%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 146 (24.13%) Visual Studio
2 105 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (9.75%) Subversion
4 42 (6.94%) NUnit
5 33 (5.45%) MSTest
6 25 (4.13%) Moq
7 24 (3.97%) TeamCity
8 22 (3.64%) MSBuild
9 15 (2.48%) Eclipse
10 14 (2.31%) MyEclipse
11 13 (2.15%) Git (software)
12 9 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (0.99%) WiX
15 4 (0.66%) CruiseControl
15 4 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
16 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
17 2 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 77 (12.73%) Finance
2 19 (3.14%) Banking
3 17 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.82%) Automotive
5 10 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.32%) Retail
7 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.99%) Marketing
8 4 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 402 (66.45%) Developer
2 186 (30.74%) .NET Developer
3 145 (23.97%) C# Developer
4 98 (16.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 89 (14.71%) DBA
6 88 (14.55%) SQL DBA
7 82 (13.55%) Senior Developer
8 59 (9.75%) Analyst
9 56 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 55 (9.09%) Software Developer
11 49 (8.10%) ASP.NET Developer
12 47 (7.77%) Senior .NET Developer
13 43 (7.11%) Administrator
14 36 (5.95%) SQL Server DBA
14 36 (5.95%) Web Developer
15 33 (5.45%) Junior
16 29 (4.79%) SQL Developer
16 29 (4.79%) Java Developer
17 28 (4.63%) Senior C# Developer
18 27 (4.46%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (62.31%) .NET
2 288 (47.60%) ASP.NET
3 160 (26.45%) WCF
4 144 (23.80%) .NET Framework
5 132 (21.82%) Web Services
6 111 (18.35%) jQuery
7 110 (18.18%) XML
8 107 (17.69%) HTML
9 102 (16.86%) CSS
10 83 (13.72%) WPF
11 77 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 68 (11.24%) LINQ
13 67 (11.07%) WinForms
14 54 (8.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 52 (8.60%) Silverlight
16 41 (6.78%) HTML5
17 36 (5.95%) Ajax
18 34 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 30 (4.96%) ADO.NET
19 30 (4.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.10%) Clustering
2 36 (5.95%) N-Tier
3 32 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.64%) Replication
5 19 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.64%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.98%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.49%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.49%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.16%) FlexPod
11 7 (1.16%) CLARiiON
12 6 (0.99%) Statistics
13 5 (0.83%) User Experience
14 3 (0.50%) Data Integration
15 2 (0.33%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.33%) Tandem
15 2 (0.33%) Mathematics
15 2 (0.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 209 (34.55%) Windows
2 56 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (3.97%) Android
5 23 (3.80%) Linux
6 21 (3.47%) Apple iOS
7 20 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.81%) UNIX
9 10 (1.65%) Windows Phone
10 7 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (24.96%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (23.97%) MVC
3 93 (15.37%) Scrum
4 83 (13.72%) OO
5 81 (13.39%) TDD
6 71 (11.74%) Software Engineering
7 62 (10.25%) Multithreading
8 45 (7.44%) ETL
9 41 (6.78%) OOD
9 41 (6.78%) ITIL
9 41 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
10 40 (6.61%) Mentoring
11 39 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 38 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (6.28%) Web Development
13 37 (6.12%) Migration
14 28 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (4.46%) E-Commerce
16 23 (3.80%) Project Management
17 22 (3.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 375 (61.98%) SQL
2 333 (55.04%) C#
3 194 (32.07%) T-SQL
4 168 (27.77%) JavaScript
5 93 (15.37%) VB.NET
6 60 (9.92%) Java
7 57 (9.42%) VB
8 31 (5.12%) PowerShell
9 21 (3.47%) VB6
10 19 (3.14%) XAML
11 17 (2.81%) VBA
11 17 (2.81%) C
12 16 (2.64%) PHP
13 11 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.65%) C++
15 8 (1.32%) Delphi
15 8 (1.32%) Groovy
16 5 (0.83%) F#
16 5 (0.83%) COBOL
16 5 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (8.93%) Degree
3 19 (3.14%) MCITP
4 18 (2.98%) MCTS
5 13 (2.15%) MCSA
6 12 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (1.49%) MCSE
7 9 (1.49%) MCP
8 7 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.16%) CCNA
9 6 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.83%) NCDA
10 5 (0.83%) NCIE
10 5 (0.83%) CCA
11 4 (0.66%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.50%) PhD
12 3 (0.50%) CCSP
12 3 (0.50%) CCNP
12 3 (0.50%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.32%) QA
2 6 (0.99%) ISO 8583
2 6 (0.99%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.48%) XenApp
4 15 (2.48%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.98%) vSphere
6 11 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.49%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.66%) XenServer
10 3 (0.50%) HDFS
10 3 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.50%) UAG
10 3 (0.50%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.33%) vCloud
12 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.31%) MOM
2 7 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (1.16%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.66%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.33%) WSUS
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
4 2 (0.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 249 (41.16%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.74%) Oracle
3 47 (7.77%) VMware
4 25 (4.13%) Cisco
5 22 (3.64%) Citrix
6 17 (2.81%) IBM
6 17 (2.81%) JBoss
7 12 (1.98%) Twitter
7 12 (1.98%) NetApp
7 12 (1.98%) Red Gate
8 10 (1.65%) DevExpress
9 9 (1.49%) CommVault
9 9 (1.49%) HP
9 9 (1.49%) EMC
9 9 (1.49%) Symantec
10 8 (1.32%) SAP
11 7 (1.16%) SolarWinds
12 6 (0.99%) AppSense
12 6 (0.99%) Telerik
12 6 (0.99%) IPFX
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Suffolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Building Society
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich
Church International
Salary: £28k to £35k + bonus,pension & private medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
JM Digital
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 19 days ago