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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 23 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.20% 8.66% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.46% 27.16% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 6
Average salary £50,750 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £22,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
41 81 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.96% 31.89% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 58
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (91.89%) .NET
3 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
4 25 (67.57%) SQL
5 24 (64.86%) C#
6 22 (59.46%) CSS
7 21 (56.76%) WCF
8 20 (54.05%) MVC
9 19 (51.35%) jQuery
9 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (51.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (51.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (48.65%) Visual Studio
11 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
12 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (40.54%) T-SQL
14 14 (37.84%) HTML
14 14 (37.84%) Ajax
14 14 (37.84%) LINQ
14 14 (37.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
15 12 (32.43%) TDD
16 11 (29.73%) Ruby on Rails
16 11 (29.73%) ReSharper
16 11 (29.73%) Ruby
16 11 (29.73%) Moq
16 11 (29.73%) Unity DI Container
16 11 (29.73%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) TeamSite
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (51.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 19 (51.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (43.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (16.22%) QlikView
6 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
6 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.70%) OLAP
9 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (48.65%) Visual Studio
2 11 (29.73%) ReSharper
2 11 (29.73%) Moq
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.70%) MSTest
General
1 6 (16.22%) Billing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Junior Developer
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Junior
4 10 (27.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Graduate
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (13.51%) DBA
7 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
8 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Junior DBA
9 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
11 1 (2.70%) Junior Web Developer
11 1 (2.70%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
3 22 (59.46%) CSS
4 21 (56.76%) WCF
5 19 (51.35%) jQuery
6 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
7 14 (37.84%) HTML
7 14 (37.84%) Ajax
7 14 (37.84%) LINQ
7 14 (37.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (29.73%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (29.73%) Unity DI Container
8 11 (29.73%) XML
9 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (21.62%) HTML5
11 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (13.51%) CSS3
12 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Replication
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) MVC
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
3 12 (32.43%) TDD
4 11 (29.73%) OOD
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) Extreme Programming
5 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 6 (16.22%) CRM
6 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
9 3 (8.11%) OO
10 2 (5.41%) ETL
10 2 (5.41%) Workflow
11 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) T-SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Ruby
5 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.41%) MCITP
2 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Syncfusion
2 3 (8.11%) Infragistics
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Nintex