The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 63 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 19 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.10% 2.99% 8.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.51% 9.84% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 47
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
Surrey

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 Guildford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
133 193 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 24.36% 30.35% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 100 180 172
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 £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Guildford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 9 (56.25%) MySQL
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 9 (56.25%) JIRA
5 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (50.00%) WinForms
5 8 (50.00%) WPF
5 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (43.75%) Retail
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Degree
8 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) ETL
10 3 (18.75%) LAN
10 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (18.75%) Firewall

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Web Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior DBA
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (50.00%) WinForms
3 8 (50.00%) WPF
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) WF
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Database Security
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) Red Gate
3 1 (6.25%) Telerik
3 1 (6.25%) VMware