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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 45 54 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 42 36 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.87% 3.30% 9.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.91% 12.86% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 92
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
302 280 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 27.86% 25.69% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 252 250 325
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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
Colchester -11 6 £35,000 -
Basildon - 6 £31,250 -
Saffron Walden - 4 £40,000 -
Brentwood +1 3 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Chelmsford -4 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Harlow - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (68.14%) SQL
3 62 (54.87%) .NET
4 41 (36.28%) C#
5 39 (34.51%) T-SQL
6 37 (32.74%) Windows
6 37 (32.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET
8 34 (30.09%) WCF
9 29 (25.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
11 26 (23.01%) Finance
12 25 (22.12%) WPF
12 25 (22.12%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (21.24%) Relational Database
13 24 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (19.47%) XML
14 22 (19.47%) LINQ
15 21 (18.58%) .NET Framework
15 21 (18.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (17.70%) NUnit
16 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (16.81%) MSTest
17 19 (16.81%) Clustering
17 19 (16.81%) VB.NET
18 18 (15.93%) Web Services
19 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
19 17 (15.04%) Data Warehouse
20 14 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (12.39%) Java

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (6.19%) MS Exchange
1 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.42%) Drupal
4 3 (2.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) SMS
1 4 (3.54%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) NFC
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.88%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (32.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 29 (25.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (21.24%) Relational Database
4 24 (21.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (18.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (15.04%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (9.73%) RDBMS
9 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
10 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (5.31%) DTS
12 5 (4.42%) QlikView
13 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.88%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 1 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) NUnit
2 19 (16.81%) MSTest
3 13 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (10.62%) MSBuild
5 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.77%) MSI
7 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Composer
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Automotive
4 2 (1.77%) Electronics
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (55.75%) Developer
2 28 (24.78%) DBA
2 28 (24.78%) SQL DBA
3 26 (23.01%) C# Developer
4 23 (20.35%) Analyst
4 23 (20.35%) .NET Developer
5 21 (18.58%) Software Developer
6 18 (15.93%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (11.50%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (9.73%) SQL Developer
9 10 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (7.96%) Administrator
11 8 (7.08%) Support Analyst
11 8 (7.08%) Senior DBA
11 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (7.08%) Senior SQL DBA
12 7 (6.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (5.31%) Junior
13 6 (5.31%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (54.87%) .NET
2 35 (30.97%) ASP.NET
3 34 (30.09%) WCF
4 25 (22.12%) WPF
5 22 (19.47%) XML
5 22 (19.47%) LINQ
6 21 (18.58%) .NET Framework
7 18 (15.93%) Web Services
8 11 (9.73%) WinForms
9 9 (7.96%) SOAP
10 5 (4.42%) Spring
10 5 (4.42%) Google Maps API
10 5 (4.42%) Struts2
10 5 (4.42%) Struts
10 5 (4.42%) XSLT
10 5 (4.42%) CSS
10 5 (4.42%) JSP
11 4 (3.54%) ADO.NET
11 4 (3.54%) WSE
12 2 (1.77%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Clustering
2 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.08%) Replication
4 5 (4.42%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.54%) Statistics
5 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.77%) iSeries
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.74%) Windows
2 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.08%) Linux
4 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (11.50%) ETL
3 13 (11.50%) Mentoring
4 12 (10.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (10.62%) High Availability
4 12 (10.62%) OO
5 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.19%) Database Tuning
5 7 (6.19%) Change Control
5 7 (6.19%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.31%) ERP
6 6 (5.31%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.42%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.42%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (3.54%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 77 (68.14%) SQL
2 41 (36.28%) C#
3 39 (34.51%) T-SQL
4 19 (16.81%) VB.NET
5 14 (12.39%) Java
6 12 (10.62%) XAML
7 11 (9.73%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.42%) C++
8 5 (4.42%) VB
8 5 (4.42%) PHP
9 3 (2.65%) VBA
10 2 (1.77%) COBOL
10 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.73%) MCITP
2 11 (9.73%) MCTS
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Terminal Services
2 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) Cisco
3 6 (5.31%) Red Gate
3 6 (5.31%) IPFX
3 6 (5.31%) Polycom
4 5 (4.42%) Google
4 5 (4.42%) DevExpress
4 5 (4.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Cognos
6 1 (0.88%) Dell
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
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