The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.11% 4.37% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 17.74% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

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 Farnborough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
77 62 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 34.22% 24.60% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 82
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Farnborough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Farnborough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (63.64%) WinForms
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
5 7 (63.64%) .NET
6 5 (45.45%) DHTML
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
6 5 (45.45%) Web Services
6 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 5 (45.45%) MVC
6 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) OOP
6 5 (45.45%) OO
6 5 (45.45%) DOM
6 5 (45.45%) SOA
6 5 (45.45%) WCF
6 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Content Management
6 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
6 5 (45.45%) Backbone.js

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (45.45%) NuGet
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) WinForms
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
2 5 (45.45%) NHibernate
2 5 (45.45%) DOM
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
2 5 (45.45%) Backbone.js
2 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) DHTML
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSD
3 2 (18.18%) COM
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) OOP
1 5 (45.45%) OO
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Content Management
1 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Kanban
1 5 (45.45%) MVVM
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VBA
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft