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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.15% 3.66% 4.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 13.04% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 9
Average salary £46,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.85% +16.66%
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
59 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 22.52% 28.05% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 38
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 28 August 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) OLAP
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) NUnit
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) WinForms
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) WPF
7 1 (11.11%) WF

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Business Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Business Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) WF
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) COM
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) VMware