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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 38 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.09% 6.29% 4.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.84% 25.58% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 9
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
62 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 22.63% 24.57% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 39
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Release Management
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Banking

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Database Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) COM
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware