The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.56% 5.60% 9.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 35.14% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 29
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Buckinghamshire

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 High Wycombe region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
72 37 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 28.46% 15.95% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 65 35 95
Average salary £40,000 £39,246 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in High Wycombe

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (50.00%) .NET
4 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (45.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) MVC
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) XML
9 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (25.00%) Clustering
9 5 (25.00%) Replication
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (25.00%) VPN
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (15.00%) OLTP
9 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (15.00%) MySQL
10 1 (5.00%) QlikView
10 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (5.00%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (20.00%) SOAP
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) MDX
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.00%) WCF
7 1 (5.00%) WPF
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (20.00%) Kanban
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) DSDM
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (45.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Syncfusion
3 1 (5.00%) Infragistics