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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 78 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 79 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.82% 5.47% 3.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.85% 17.75% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 63 26
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £54,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
393 445 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.17% 30.80% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 316 365 250
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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
Brentwood -3 12 £53,750 +13.15% 1
Basildon -1 4 £43,750 -
Southend-on-Sea 0 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Chelmsford -18 1 £50,000 +11.11%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (72.41%) SQL
3 29 (50.00%) .NET
4 26 (44.83%) C#
4 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET
5 25 (43.10%) CSS
5 25 (43.10%) HTML
6 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
7 22 (37.93%) .NET Framework
8 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (32.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (31.03%) Finance
10 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (29.31%) Ajax
12 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (25.86%) jQuery
13 15 (25.86%) HTML5
13 15 (25.86%) CSS3
13 15 (25.86%) Windows
13 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
14 14 (24.14%) Web Services
15 13 (22.41%) Entity Framework
15 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (22.41%) LINQ
15 13 (22.41%) E-Commerce
15 13 (22.41%) MVC
16 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (20.69%) VB.NET
16 12 (20.69%) LINQ to SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (32.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (6.90%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (5.17%) MySQL
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.72%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
1 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) MSTest
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Developer
2 25 (43.10%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.86%) C# Developer
4 14 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (22.41%) DBA
5 13 (22.41%) SQL DBA
6 9 (15.52%) Analyst
7 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 7 (12.07%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Administrator
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
12 1 (1.72%) .NET Software Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 25 (43.10%) CSS
3 25 (43.10%) HTML
4 22 (37.93%) .NET Framework
5 17 (29.31%) Ajax
6 15 (25.86%) jQuery
6 15 (25.86%) HTML5
6 15 (25.86%) CSS3
7 14 (24.14%) Web Services
8 13 (22.41%) Entity Framework
8 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (22.41%) LINQ
9 12 (20.69%) LINQ to SQL
9 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (12.07%) WCF
12 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.07%) Replication
3 4 (6.90%) Data Extraction
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Derivative
4 2 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) Debian
5 4 (6.90%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) E-Commerce
1 13 (22.41%) MVC
2 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (17.24%) SEO
4 10 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (17.24%) Mobile Development
4 10 (17.24%) SDLC
4 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
4 10 (17.24%) Wealth Management
5 9 (15.52%) Waterfall
5 9 (15.52%) Workflow
6 8 (13.79%) OOD
6 8 (13.79%) Straight-Through Processing
7 7 (12.07%) High Availability
7 7 (12.07%) Database Mirroring
7 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.34%) ETL
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) SQL
2 26 (44.83%) C#
3 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.69%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.17%) MCSE
2 3 (5.17%) MCITP
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.72%) CCEE
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) QA
2 7 (12.07%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) Symantec
4 1 (1.72%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
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