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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 58 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 32 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.53% 4.11% 3.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.51% 14.33% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 41 33
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
376 314 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 29.77% 28.65% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 280 262 250
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Chelmsford -2 13 £36,500 +4.28%
Basildon -4 7 £43,250 +44.16%
Colchester -3 2 £27,250 -22.14%
Braintree - 1 £32,500 -
Harlow - 1 £32,500 -
Witham - 1 £21,500 - 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (59.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 31 (57.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (48.15%) SQL
5 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (40.74%) Finance
7 21 (38.89%) .NET
7 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 20 (37.04%) C#
9 19 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 18 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2000
11 16 (29.63%) HTML
11 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
12 15 (27.78%) Windows
13 14 (25.93%) CSS
13 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
13 14 (25.93%) T-SQL
13 14 (25.93%) DTS
14 12 (22.22%) Workflow
14 12 (22.22%) Replication
14 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
14 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (20.37%) Ajax
15 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
15 11 (20.37%) VB.NET
16 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (18.52%) QA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (16.67%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) WorkSite
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) DHCP
1 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (59.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 31 (57.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (46.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (25.93%) DTS
9 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (9.26%) MySQL
11 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Legal
3 3 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) DBA
2 15 (27.78%) SQL DBA
3 13 (24.07%) .NET Developer
4 10 (18.52%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 8 (14.81%) Support Team Leader
6 8 (14.81%) Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Applications Support
7 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Business Support Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Application Support Team Leader
9 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Graduate
10 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (29.63%) HTML
4 14 (25.93%) CSS
5 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 11 (20.37%) Ajax
7 9 (16.67%) MDX
8 5 (9.26%) WCF
8 5 (9.26%) jQuery
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.41%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.41%) Web Services
10 3 (5.56%) XML
11 2 (3.70%) XSLT
11 2 (3.70%) SOAP
11 2 (3.70%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (3.70%) REST
11 2 (3.70%) HTML5
11 2 (3.70%) RESTful
11 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Replication
2 8 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.22%) Workflow
3 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
4 9 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 9 (16.67%) SDLC
5 8 (14.81%) Straight-Through Processing
5 8 (14.81%) OOD
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL
7 6 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.26%) High Availability
8 5 (9.26%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (7.41%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (5.56%) OWASP
10 3 (5.56%) Scrum
10 3 (5.56%) Change Management
11 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) C#
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.93%) T-SQL
4 11 (20.37%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) MCITP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCEE
4 1 (1.85%) CCIA
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) Symantec
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix
3 2 (3.70%) Interwoven
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.85%) Red Gate
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