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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 85 34
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -51
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 49 23 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.11% 1.85% 6.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.08% 5.90% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 74
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £67,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
325 390 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.89% 31.40% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 265 313 367
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,875 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 7 £60,000 -
Basildon +4 3 £42,500 -2.85%
Southend-on-Sea +1 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Chelmsford +10 1 £52,500 +5.00%
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (86.21%) .NET
3 96 (82.76%) C#
4 92 (79.31%) ASP.NET
5 86 (74.14%) Visual Studio
6 68 (58.62%) Ajax
7 67 (57.76%) JavaScript
8 60 (51.72%) Finance
8 60 (51.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 59 (50.86%) VB.NET
10 55 (47.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 53 (45.69%) HTML
11 53 (45.69%) CSS
11 53 (45.69%) Workflow
12 50 (43.10%) SQL
13 48 (41.38%) QA
13 48 (41.38%) Wealth Management
13 48 (41.38%) Unit Testing
14 39 (33.62%) .NET Framework
15 36 (31.03%) OOD
15 36 (31.03%) SDLC
16 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
16 30 (25.86%) jQuery
17 22 (18.97%) MVC
18 20 (17.24%) Mentoring
19 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
20 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (12.93%) Entity Framework
21 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
21 14 (12.07%) SOA

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 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 12 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.86%) Drupal
4 1 (0.86%) Node.js
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.34%) MS Office
3 8 (6.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) DNS
1 1 (0.86%) Firewall
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
1 1 (0.86%) Intranet
1 1 (0.86%) Skype
1 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 55 (47.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.86%) MySQL
8 1 (0.86%) QlikView
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 86 (74.14%) Visual Studio
2 60 (51.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 60 (51.72%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Law
3 11 (9.48%) Legal
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (66.38%) Developer
2 66 (56.90%) .NET Developer
3 45 (38.79%) SQL Developer
4 33 (28.45%) C# Developer
5 30 (25.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 30 (25.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (25.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (22.41%) SQL Server Developer
7 22 (18.97%) Technical Leader
8 17 (14.66%) HTML Developer
9 16 (13.79%) Analyst
9 16 (13.79%) Consultant
9 16 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
10 13 (11.21%) SQL Analyst
10 13 (11.21%) Web Developer
11 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET Programmer
11 12 (10.34%) C# Programmer
11 12 (10.34%) DBA
11 12 (10.34%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (86.21%) .NET
2 92 (79.31%) ASP.NET
3 68 (58.62%) Ajax
4 53 (45.69%) CSS
4 53 (45.69%) HTML
5 39 (33.62%) .NET Framework
6 30 (25.86%) jQuery
7 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (12.93%) Entity Framework
8 14 (12.07%) WCF
9 11 (9.48%) Web Services
10 10 (8.62%) SOAP
11 9 (7.76%) CSS3
11 9 (7.76%) HTML5
11 9 (7.76%) XML
12 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.31%) Classic ASP
13 5 (4.31%) Kendo UI
14 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
15 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.86%) NHS
4 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) Windows
2 12 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.76%) Windows 7
3 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.59%) Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.69%) Workflow
2 48 (41.38%) Unit Testing
2 48 (41.38%) Wealth Management
3 36 (31.03%) OOD
3 36 (31.03%) SDLC
4 22 (18.97%) MVC
5 20 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 14 (12.07%) SOA
6 14 (12.07%) Web Development
7 11 (9.48%) Case Management
7 11 (9.48%) Straight-Through Processing
8 8 (6.90%) OO
9 7 (6.03%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.03%) Supplier Management
10 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (2.59%) ETL
11 3 (2.59%) Waterfall
12 2 (1.72%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 96 (82.76%) C#
2 67 (57.76%) JavaScript
3 59 (50.86%) VB.NET
4 50 (43.10%) SQL
5 10 (8.62%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.31%) VBScript
7 3 (2.59%) Java
8 1 (0.86%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (0.86%) Degree
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (41.38%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.76%) iManage
3 7 (6.03%) Interwoven
4 5 (4.31%) Telerik
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix
6 1 (0.86%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.86%) NetApp
6 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.86%) Tableau