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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 45 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.97% 3.71% 3.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.73% 13.86% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 36
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
286 339 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.60% 26.78% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 196 266 214
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +13 20 £57,500 -4.16%
Colchester +4 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Chelmsford -10 1 £32,500 -38.09%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (73.86%) .NET
3 61 (69.32%) Finance
4 59 (67.05%) C#
5 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 44 (50.00%) SQL
7 37 (42.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (40.91%) Unit Testing
8 36 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (40.91%) Visual Studio
8 36 (40.91%) Workflow
8 36 (40.91%) Ajax
8 36 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (40.91%) QA
8 36 (40.91%) Wealth Management
9 35 (39.77%) HTML
10 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
11 32 (36.36%) VB.NET
11 32 (36.36%) CSS
12 31 (35.23%) OOD
12 31 (35.23%) SDLC
13 30 (34.09%) .NET Framework
14 29 (32.95%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (30.68%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (26.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (21.59%) Windows
18 16 (18.18%) T-SQL
19 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 13 (14.77%) High Availability
20 13 (14.77%) Tableau

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) DHCP
1 1 (1.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (42.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (32.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (26.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (14.77%) QlikView
8 11 (12.50%) DTS
9 10 (11.36%) ProClarity
10 9 (10.23%) ActiveReports
10 9 (10.23%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
12 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
13 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
13 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (2.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 36 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 36 (40.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (69.32%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (50.00%) Developer
2 31 (35.23%) .NET Developer
3 28 (31.82%) VB.NET Developer
4 17 (19.32%) DBA
5 16 (18.18%) SQL DBA
6 14 (15.91%) C# Developer
6 14 (15.91%) SQL Developer
7 12 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (12.50%) Analyst
9 10 (11.36%) Technical Leader
10 9 (10.23%) Support Analyst
11 8 (9.09%) Applications Support
12 7 (7.95%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
13 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analyst
13 6 (6.82%) SQL Support Analyst
13 6 (6.82%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (73.86%) .NET
2 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 36 (40.91%) Ajax
4 35 (39.77%) HTML
5 32 (36.36%) CSS
6 30 (34.09%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.95%) WCF
7 7 (7.95%) Web Services
7 7 (7.95%) WPF
8 3 (3.41%) XML
9 2 (2.27%) MDX
9 2 (2.27%) SOAP
10 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.14%) jQuery
10 1 (1.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Data Extraction
2 6 (6.82%) Replication
3 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Debian
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) Unit Testing
1 36 (40.91%) Wealth Management
1 36 (40.91%) Workflow
2 31 (35.23%) OOD
2 31 (35.23%) SDLC
3 27 (30.68%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (14.77%) High Availability
5 12 (13.64%) Presales
6 10 (11.36%) MVC
7 9 (10.23%) Web Application Development
8 8 (9.09%) Change Management
9 7 (7.95%) Database Theory
9 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.82%) Data Security
11 5 (5.68%) Straight-Through Processing
12 4 (4.55%) Information Security
13 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.41%) ETL
13 3 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
14 2 (2.27%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.05%) C#
2 44 (50.00%) SQL
3 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 32 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 16 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 10 (11.36%) VB
7 3 (3.41%) Java
7 3 (3.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.27%) VBScript
9 1 (1.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.27%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.27%) MCP
2 2 (2.27%) MCTS
3 1 (1.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) MCSA
3 1 (1.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (40.91%) QA
2 12 (13.64%) SLA
3 4 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Tableau
2 11 (12.50%) Oracle
3 10 (11.36%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.14%) Symantec
5 1 (1.14%) VMware