The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 57 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 46 58 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.26% 5.34% 7.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.60% 23.20% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 35 53 62
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
East of 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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
315 250 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.29% 23.02% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 236 207 334
Average salary £45,000 £39,600 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -6.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Essex region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex 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
Brentwood - 17 £47,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £55,000 - 2
Saffron Walden - 4 £52,500 - 2
Chelmsford -11 1 £50,000 +7.52%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (77.01%) SQL
3 47 (54.02%) .NET
4 40 (45.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (41.38%) C#
6 30 (34.48%) Windows
7 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (29.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (29.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (29.89%) LINQ
9 25 (28.74%) .NET Framework
9 25 (28.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET
11 22 (25.29%) WCF
11 22 (25.29%) E-Commerce
11 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
12 21 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (22.99%) Waterfall
14 19 (21.84%) T-SQL
15 18 (20.69%) ETL
16 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (18.39%) WPF
17 16 (18.39%) Web Services
18 15 (17.24%) MVC
18 15 (17.24%) Finance
19 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
19 14 (16.09%) RDBMS
19 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 14 (16.09%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) WAN
1 4 (4.60%) SAN
1 4 (4.60%) LAN
2 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.30%) SMS
3 2 (2.30%) SMPP
3 2 (2.30%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (45.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (29.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (29.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (28.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
5 14 (16.09%) RDBMS
5 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (6.90%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.15%) DTS
10 1 (1.15%) OLAP
10 1 (1.15%) MySQL
10 1 (1.15%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) NUnit
2 12 (13.79%) MSTest
3 10 (11.49%) MSBuild
3 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Developer
2 33 (37.93%) Analyst
3 25 (28.74%) C# Developer
4 21 (24.14%) .NET Developer
5 18 (20.69%) Business Analyst
5 18 (20.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 16 (18.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (17.24%) Support Analyst
8 13 (14.94%) Software Developer
9 12 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
10 9 (10.34%) Production Support Analyst
10 9 (10.34%) DBA
10 9 (10.34%) SQL DBA
11 6 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.90%) SQL Developer
11 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
12 5 (5.75%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (4.60%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.02%) .NET
2 26 (29.89%) LINQ
3 25 (28.74%) .NET Framework
4 23 (26.44%) ASP.NET
5 22 (25.29%) WCF
6 16 (18.39%) WPF
6 16 (18.39%) Web Services
7 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (12.64%) LINQ to SQL
9 11 (12.64%) CSS3
9 11 (12.64%) HTML5
9 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (12.64%) HTML
9 11 (12.64%) CSS
9 11 (12.64%) jQuery
10 9 (10.34%) Ajax
10 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (8.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) Data Extraction
3 6 (6.90%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Replication
5 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) Statistics
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.60%) Linux
7 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Phone
7 3 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (1.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.29%) E-Commerce
3 21 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (22.99%) Waterfall
5 18 (20.69%) ETL
6 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (17.24%) MVC
8 11 (12.64%) Incident Management
8 11 (12.64%) Change Control
9 10 (11.49%) Data Analysis
9 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
9 10 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.34%) Kimball Methodology
10 9 (10.34%) SEO
10 9 (10.34%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.90%) High Availability
11 6 (6.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 67 (77.01%) SQL
2 36 (41.38%) C#
3 19 (21.84%) T-SQL
4 14 (16.09%) Java
5 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.49%) XAML
7 9 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.60%) MCITP
3 3 (3.45%) MCTS
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.15%) MCSE
4 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Terminal Services
2 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
3 9 (10.34%) Cisco
4 6 (6.90%) Polycom
4 6 (6.90%) IPFX
5 5 (5.75%) DevExpress
5 5 (5.75%) VMware
6 4 (4.60%) SAP
6 4 (4.60%) HP
7 3 (3.45%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) Lotus
8 1 (1.15%) Dell
8 1 (1.15%) Red Gate
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Brentwood
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago