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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 99 75 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 189 272 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.55% 3.42% 4.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.18% 11.31% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 167 245 319
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,600
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
2310 2404 2543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.21% 30.24% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1959 2076 2233
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -15 79 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bedfordshire -30 38 £44,500 -1.11% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 34 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Essex -19 31 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Suffolk -6 7 £37,500 -6.25% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 441 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 267 (60.54%) .NET
3 239 (54.20%) SQL
4 211 (47.85%) C#
4 211 (47.85%) Microsoft
5 203 (46.03%) ASP.NET
6 162 (36.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 159 (36.05%) Windows
8 157 (35.60%) JavaScript
9 154 (34.92%) HTML
10 133 (30.16%) MVC
11 129 (29.25%) CSS
12 128 (29.02%) MS Excel
13 124 (28.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 115 (26.08%) .NET Framework
15 114 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
16 96 (21.77%) Visual Studio
16 96 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 89 (20.18%) jQuery
18 85 (19.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 84 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
20 82 (18.59%) IIS
21 80 (18.14%) Degree
22 76 (17.23%) Active Directory
23 75 (17.01%) Windows Server 2012
24 73 (16.55%) T-SQL
24 73 (16.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 73 (16.55%) Finance
25 69 (15.65%) VMware
26 63 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 82 (18.59%) IIS
2 54 (12.24%) SharePoint
3 44 (9.98%) MS Exchange
4 40 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (3.40%) CMS
8 13 (2.95%) Lync
9 9 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.81%) Node.js
11 7 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.36%) ColdFusion
12 6 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.13%) Drupal
13 5 (1.13%) LiveLink
14 4 (0.91%) JBoss
14 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.68%) Apache
16 2 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 128 (29.02%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.04%) SaaS
2 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.91%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.52%) DNS
2 37 (8.39%) Firewall
3 33 (7.48%) DHCP
4 20 (4.54%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.72%) SAN
6 11 (2.49%) Internet
6 11 (2.49%) SNMP
6 11 (2.49%) SMTP
7 5 (1.13%) WAN
7 5 (1.13%) LAN
7 5 (1.13%) Wireless
7 5 (1.13%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.91%) Intranet
8 4 (0.91%) VoIP
9 3 (0.68%) SSL
10 1 (0.23%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (36.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 85 (19.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 73 (16.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (14.06%) Relational Database
7 54 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (11.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 35 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (4.08%) Sybase ASE
10 18 (4.08%) MongoDB
10 18 (4.08%) NoSQL
11 15 (3.40%) DTS
12 14 (3.17%) MySQL
13 8 (1.81%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 96 (21.77%) Visual Studio
2 43 (9.75%) Subversion
3 39 (8.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.63%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.59%) JIRA
6 7 (1.59%) NUnit
7 5 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.13%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.13%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.91%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.91%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.91%) JUnit
9 3 (0.68%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.68%) MSTest
10 2 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.45%) Moq
10 2 (0.45%) NuGet
10 2 (0.45%) NSubstitute
General
1 73 (16.55%) Finance
2 29 (6.58%) Banking
3 20 (4.54%) Retail
4 13 (2.95%) Marketing
5 9 (2.04%) Back Office
5 9 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.36%) Legal
6 6 (1.36%) French Language
7 5 (1.13%) German Language
7 5 (1.13%) Hindi Language
7 5 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.68%) Games
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 229 (51.93%) Developer
2 120 (27.21%) .NET Developer
3 72 (16.33%) C# Developer
4 67 (15.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (11.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 48 (10.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 48 (10.88%) DBA
7 47 (10.66%) Senior Developer
8 46 (10.43%) SQL DBA
9 42 (9.52%) Analyst
10 32 (7.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 30 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (6.58%) Administrator
13 26 (5.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (5.44%) Software Developer
15 23 (5.22%) Microsoft Developer
16 22 (4.99%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 21 (4.76%) SQL Developer
17 21 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
18 17 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (60.54%) .NET
2 203 (46.03%) ASP.NET
3 154 (34.92%) HTML
4 129 (29.25%) CSS
5 124 (28.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 115 (26.08%) .NET Framework
7 89 (20.18%) jQuery
8 58 (13.15%) Entity Framework
9 37 (8.39%) Ajax
10 34 (7.71%) HTML5
11 33 (7.48%) CSS3
12 32 (7.26%) XML
13 31 (7.03%) Web Services
14 30 (6.80%) LINQ
15 29 (6.58%) WCF
16 26 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 18 (4.08%) AngularJS
18 17 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 15 (3.40%) SOAP
20 14 (3.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.30%) Clustering
2 39 (8.84%) Replication
3 33 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.22%) Blackberry
5 20 (4.54%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.08%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.95%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.72%) User Experience
9 11 (2.49%) SecurID
10 9 (2.04%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.04%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.81%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.59%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.13%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.91%) HP Storage
14 4 (0.91%) EFT
15 3 (0.68%) GIS
15 3 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 159 (36.05%) Windows
2 96 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (17.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (4.99%) Windows 2000
5 20 (4.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (4.08%) Linux
7 9 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.81%) UNIX
9 4 (0.91%) Debian
9 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.68%) CentOS
10 3 (0.68%) Android
11 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (30.16%) MVC
2 114 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (14.06%) Scrum
5 56 (12.70%) TDD
6 45 (10.20%) ITIL
7 38 (8.62%) SDLC
8 30 (6.80%) Unit Testing
8 30 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (6.58%) Configuration Management
9 29 (6.58%) Software Engineering
10 28 (6.35%) Change Management
10 28 (6.35%) Workflow
11 27 (6.12%) Data Modelling
11 27 (6.12%) OO
11 27 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (5.67%) E-Commerce
13 22 (4.99%) CRM
14 21 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (54.20%) SQL
2 211 (47.85%) C#
3 157 (35.60%) JavaScript
4 73 (16.55%) T-SQL
5 48 (10.88%) VB.NET
6 43 (9.75%) PowerShell
7 38 (8.62%) Java
8 22 (4.99%) VBScript
9 20 (4.54%) VB
10 18 (4.08%) Perl
11 9 (2.04%) C
12 8 (1.81%) PHP
12 8 (1.81%) VBA
13 4 (0.91%) Python
13 4 (0.91%) XAML
14 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.68%) C++
15 2 (0.45%) VB6
15 2 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 80 (18.14%) Degree
2 51 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.48%) Security Cleared
4 28 (6.35%) MCSE
5 26 (5.90%) MCSA
6 25 (5.67%) MCITP
7 6 (1.36%) MCTS
7 6 (1.36%) CCNA
7 6 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.13%) MCP
8 5 (1.13%) CCEE
8 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.13%) CCIA
9 4 (0.91%) CCAA
9 4 (0.91%) HND
9 4 (0.91%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.68%) RHCE
10 3 (0.68%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.35%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (17.23%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.90%) XenApp
3 24 (5.44%) XenDesktop
3 24 (5.44%) VMware ESX
3 24 (5.44%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (5.22%) vSphere
5 22 (4.99%) vCloud
6 17 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (2.95%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.81%) NFS
9 4 (0.91%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.68%) Xen
10 3 (0.68%) Postfix
10 3 (0.68%) KVM
10 3 (0.68%) iptables
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (6.12%) Backup Exec
2 24 (5.44%) SCCM
3 22 (4.99%) SCOM
3 22 (4.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (4.99%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.91%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.45%) MOM
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.45%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.45%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.23%) SCSM
6 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 211 (47.85%) Microsoft
2 69 (15.65%) VMware
3 42 (9.52%) Citrix
4 32 (7.26%) Cisco
5 27 (6.12%) Symantec
6 22 (4.99%) Sophos
6 22 (4.99%) Veritas
7 21 (4.76%) Sybase
8 19 (4.31%) Jaspersoft
9 14 (3.17%) Oracle
10 13 (2.95%) SAP
11 12 (2.72%) HP
12 7 (1.59%) Adobe
13 6 (1.36%) Cognos
14 5 (1.13%) Siebel
14 5 (1.13%) CA
14 5 (1.13%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.13%) Eloqua
15 4 (0.91%) Nintex
15 4 (0.91%) Tieto
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Data Interchange
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum with excellent prospects and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago