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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 41 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.12% 4.30% 7.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.25% 17.23% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 63
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,800 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £47,500
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
302 238 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.54% 24.97% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 233 198 319
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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
Southend-on-Sea - 13 £50,000 - 1
Brentwood - 10 £47,500 -
Colchester +4 5 £35,000 +15.70%
Saffron Walden - 2 £56,250 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (78.16%) SQL
3 46 (52.87%) .NET
4 39 (44.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (39.08%) C#
6 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (32.18%) Windows
7 28 (32.18%) LINQ
8 27 (31.03%) .NET Framework
8 27 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 27 (31.03%) E-Commerce
8 27 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (29.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (28.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (27.59%) Waterfall
12 23 (26.44%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
13 20 (22.99%) Web Services
14 19 (21.84%) MVC
14 19 (21.84%) CSS
14 19 (21.84%) HTML
14 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
14 19 (21.84%) HTML5
14 19 (21.84%) CSS3
15 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (20.69%) jQuery
16 17 (19.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (19.54%) ETL
17 16 (18.39%) Finance

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) SAN
1 4 (4.60%) LAN
1 4 (4.60%) WAN
2 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.30%) NFC
3 2 (2.30%) SMPP
3 2 (2.30%) SMS
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (44.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 27 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (29.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (28.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (14.94%) Relational Database
6 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 13 (14.94%) RDBMS
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
7 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (8.05%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (2.30%) MySQL
9 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.15%) OLAP
10 1 (1.15%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) NUnit
2 9 (10.34%) MSTest
3 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.05%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Developer
2 34 (39.08%) Analyst
3 28 (32.18%) C# Developer
4 25 (28.74%) .NET Developer
5 21 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (22.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 19 (21.84%) Business Analyst
8 14 (16.09%) Support Analyst
9 10 (11.49%) Software Developer
10 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
10 9 (10.34%) Production Support Analyst
10 9 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (8.05%) SQL DBA
11 7 (8.05%) DBA
11 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
12 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
13 4 (4.60%) Senior C# Developer
14 3 (3.45%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (52.87%) .NET
2 28 (32.18%) LINQ
3 27 (31.03%) .NET Framework
3 27 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 20 (22.99%) Web Services
5 19 (21.84%) CSS
5 19 (21.84%) HTML
5 19 (21.84%) HTML5
5 19 (21.84%) CSS3
6 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (20.69%) jQuery
7 17 (19.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (18.39%) LINQ to SQL
8 16 (18.39%) WCF
9 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 13 (14.94%) Ajax
10 10 (11.49%) WPF
11 5 (5.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Data Extraction
3 6 (6.90%) Clustering
4 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Wiki
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.45%) Linux
6 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.45%) Android
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 24 (27.59%) Waterfall
4 23 (26.44%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (21.84%) MVC
6 17 (19.54%) ETL
7 15 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (17.24%) SEO
8 14 (16.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (12.64%) Incident Management
9 11 (12.64%) Data Analysis
9 11 (12.64%) Change Control
10 10 (11.49%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (11.49%) Kimball Methodology
10 10 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
11 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
12 8 (9.20%) Time Management
13 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (6.90%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 68 (78.16%) SQL
2 34 (39.08%) C#
3 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.09%) Java
5 13 (14.94%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.05%) XAML
7 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.30%) VB
10 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.60%) MCITP
3 3 (3.45%) MCTS
4 2 (2.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.15%) PhD
5 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) Terminal Services
2 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) Cisco
4 5 (5.75%) VMware
4 5 (5.75%) IPFX
4 5 (5.75%) Polycom
5 4 (4.60%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) Citrix
6 3 (3.45%) SAP
7 2 (2.30%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.15%) Dell
8 1 (1.15%) Lotus
8 1 (1.15%) Kaspersky
Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago