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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.64% 6.55% 11.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.99% 21.13% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 22
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £31,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
69 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 22.92% 31.00% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 44
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 4 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (89.74%) .NET
3 34 (87.18%) ASP.NET
3 34 (87.18%) CSS
4 32 (82.05%) Visual Studio
4 32 (82.05%) .NET Framework
5 31 (79.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (71.79%) WCF
7 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (64.10%) C#
9 24 (61.54%) MVC
9 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (61.54%) TDD
9 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (61.54%) Unit Testing
9 24 (61.54%) jQuery
10 23 (58.97%) Moq
10 23 (58.97%) Entity Framework
10 23 (58.97%) Ruby
10 23 (58.97%) Ajax
10 23 (58.97%) Ruby on Rails
10 23 (58.97%) LINQ
10 23 (58.97%) ReSharper
10 23 (58.97%) Unity DI Container
10 23 (58.97%) Scrum
10 23 (58.97%) Extreme Programming
10 23 (58.97%) OOD
10 23 (58.97%) XML
11 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 16 (41.03%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (82.05%) Visual Studio
2 31 (79.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (58.97%) Moq
3 23 (58.97%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.56%) MSTest
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Senior Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Web Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Senior Web Developer
5 10 (25.64%) Ruby Developer
6 9 (23.08%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
8 1 (2.56%) DBA
8 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Junior DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 34 (87.18%) ASP.NET
2 34 (87.18%) CSS
3 32 (82.05%) .NET Framework
4 28 (71.79%) WCF
5 24 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (61.54%) jQuery
6 23 (58.97%) Entity Framework
6 23 (58.97%) Ajax
6 23 (58.97%) Ruby on Rails
6 23 (58.97%) LINQ
6 23 (58.97%) Unity DI Container
6 23 (58.97%) XML
7 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 11 (28.21%) HTML5
8 11 (28.21%) HTML
9 10 (25.64%) JSON
10 9 (23.08%) Web Services
11 2 (5.13%) CSS3
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.56%) Replication
1 1 (2.56%) Clustering
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) MVC
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (61.54%) TDD
1 24 (61.54%) Unit Testing
2 23 (58.97%) Scrum
2 23 (58.97%) Extreme Programming
2 23 (58.97%) OOD
3 14 (35.90%) ITIL
4 8 (20.51%) Workflow
5 5 (12.82%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) ETL
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.13%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.13%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (5.13%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C#
2 23 (58.97%) Ruby
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) VBScript
5 10 (25.64%) VB.NET
6 6 (15.38%) VB
7 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Nintex
3 1 (2.56%) VMware