The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 4.72% 6.43% 4.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 17.19% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Devon

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 Exeter region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
66 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 28.33% 37.43% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 57 59 25
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Exeter region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Exeter

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Exeter

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (78.26%) .NET
3 15 (65.22%) VB.NET
4 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
4 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
4 14 (60.87%) Windows
5 13 (56.52%) C#
6 11 (47.83%) HTML
6 11 (47.83%) CSS
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
7 10 (43.48%) MVC
8 9 (39.13%) Scrum
8 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (39.13%) Ajax
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
8 9 (39.13%) jQuery
8 9 (39.13%) VBScript
8 9 (39.13%) WCF
8 9 (39.13%) Entity Framework
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
10 6 (26.09%) WinForms
11 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 5 (21.74%) Statistics
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
1 4 (17.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Software Developer
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) PC Support
5 4 (17.39%) IT Technician
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Graduate
7 2 (8.70%) Junior
7 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ASP Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
4 9 (39.13%) WCF
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
4 9 (39.13%) Entity Framework
4 9 (39.13%) Ajax
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 6 (26.09%) WinForms
7 4 (17.39%) Classic ASP
8 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
2 5 (21.74%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) MVC
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) VB.NET
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) C#
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) VBScript
6 4 (17.39%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Sencha
4 1 (4.35%) Red Gate
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
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