The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 76 59 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.38% 6.06% 7.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.76% 16.95% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 65 48 102
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
428 348 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.31% 35.73% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 351 308 595
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +3 26 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Harlow +1 6 £43,750 -
Colchester -3 5 £28,625 -18.21% 2
Basildon -13 2 - -
Billericay - 2 - -
Saffron Walden - 2 £44,000 - 1
Brentwood -15 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 91 (76.47%) SQL
3 71 (59.66%) T-SQL
4 66 (55.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (49.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (47.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 46 (38.66%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (35.29%) .NET
10 38 (31.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (31.09%) MS Excel
12 35 (29.41%) C#
13 31 (26.05%) ASP.NET
14 27 (22.69%) Finance
15 26 (21.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 25 (21.01%) ETL
17 24 (20.17%) Windows
18 20 (16.81%) Clustering
18 20 (16.81%) WCF
19 18 (15.13%) NUnit
19 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
19 18 (15.13%) Kimball Methodology
19 18 (15.13%) Performance Tuning
20 17 (14.29%) Relational Database
20 17 (14.29%) XML
21 16 (13.45%) Web Services
21 16 (13.45%) OO
21 16 (13.45%) Crystal Reports
21 16 (13.45%) Cognos

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (12.61%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.56%) IIS
3 5 (4.20%) NetWeaver
4 4 (3.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 37 (31.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (4.20%) Cognos Planning
1 5 (4.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.52%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) DHCP
1 4 (3.36%) DNS
2 3 (2.52%) SAN
2 3 (2.52%) LAN
2 3 (2.52%) WAN
2 3 (2.52%) VPN
2 3 (2.52%) IP Telephony
2 3 (2.52%) NAS
3 2 (1.68%) NFC
3 2 (1.68%) FTP
4 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.84%) SMS
4 1 (0.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.84%) SMPP
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (55.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (49.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (47.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (38.66%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (31.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (21.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 16 (13.45%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (10.08%) QlikView
11 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (8.40%) Oracle Database
13 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (7.56%) Data Mining
14 8 (6.72%) DTS
15 7 (5.88%) OLAP
16 6 (5.04%) OLTP
17 5 (4.20%) MySQL
18 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
18 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (15.13%) NUnit
2 13 (10.92%) MSTest
3 11 (9.24%) Mercurial
4 10 (8.40%) JIRA
5 8 (6.72%) TeamCity
5 8 (6.72%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.20%) Visual Composer
7 3 (2.52%) Moq
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.68%) Selenium
8 2 (1.68%) Subversion
8 2 (1.68%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (22.69%) Finance
2 12 (10.08%) Back Office
3 5 (4.20%) Marketing
4 4 (3.36%) French Language
4 4 (3.36%) German Language
4 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
6 1 (0.84%) Automotive
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (52.10%) Developer
2 33 (27.73%) Analyst
3 29 (24.37%) DBA
4 23 (19.33%) SQL DBA
5 18 (15.13%) C# Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 16 (13.45%) SQL Developer
8 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (10.08%) Senior Developer
10 10 (8.40%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (8.40%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (7.56%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (6.72%) Developer Analyst
12 8 (6.72%) MI Analyst
12 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
13 7 (5.88%) Administrator
14 6 (5.04%) Analyst Developer
14 6 (5.04%) Senior SQL Developer
15 5 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.29%) .NET
2 31 (26.05%) ASP.NET
3 20 (16.81%) WCF
4 17 (14.29%) XML
5 16 (13.45%) Web Services
6 15 (12.61%) CSS
7 14 (11.76%) HTML
7 14 (11.76%) jQuery
8 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (10.92%) WinForms
9 12 (10.08%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.24%) HTML5
10 11 (9.24%) Ajax
11 8 (6.72%) SOAP
12 7 (5.88%) LINQ
13 5 (4.20%) WPF
13 5 (4.20%) Backbone.js
13 5 (4.20%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (4.20%) Underscore.js
13 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Clustering
2 11 (9.24%) Replication
3 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.20%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.20%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.36%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Android
2 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.68%) AIX
5 2 (1.68%) Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (21.01%) ETL
3 18 (15.13%) Kimball Methodology
3 18 (15.13%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (13.45%) OO
5 13 (10.92%) MVC
6 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.24%) TDD
6 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (6.72%) Database Tuning
7 8 (6.72%) SOA
8 7 (5.88%) Data Management
8 7 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.04%) High Availability
10 5 (4.20%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.20%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.20%) ERP
10 5 (4.20%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.20%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 91 (76.47%) SQL
2 71 (59.66%) T-SQL
3 35 (29.41%) C#
4 18 (15.13%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.92%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.40%) VBA
7 6 (5.04%) VB
7 6 (5.04%) Java
8 5 (4.20%) ABAP
9 4 (3.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (2.52%) XAML
11 2 (1.68%) Korn
11 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.68%) Perl
12 1 (0.84%) PHP
12 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) OCP
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.84%) MCTS
4 1 (0.84%) MCITP
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.52%) XenApp
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) Nagios
2 3 (2.52%) WSUS
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.45%) Cognos
3 10 (8.40%) Oracle
4 8 (6.72%) DevExpress
4 8 (6.72%) Red Gate
5 5 (4.20%) SAP
5 5 (4.20%) IBM
6 4 (3.36%) Apple
7 3 (2.52%) Citrix
7 3 (2.52%) Avaya
7 3 (2.52%) Motorola
8 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.68%) ATG
8 2 (1.68%) Google
9 1 (0.84%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.84%) Tableau
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Sinem Suphi
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum + Leave, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47500 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago