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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 22 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.45% 1.74% 6.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.62% 13.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 18
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
97 30 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 31.29% 13.04% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 87 25 88
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 30 (100.00%) SQL
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (63.33%) T-SQL
3 19 (63.33%) .NET
4 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (43.33%) C#
7 11 (36.67%) Windows
7 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (33.33%) MVC
9 9 (30.00%) HTML
10 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (23.33%) WCF
11 7 (23.33%) jQuery
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (23.33%) Replication
11 7 (23.33%) VMware
12 6 (20.00%) Firewall
12 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (20.00%) VPN
1 6 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (16.67%) QlikView
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (10.00%) MySQL
10 3 (10.00%) OLTP
11 1 (3.33%) OLAP
11 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Junior
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Junior Developer
4 7 (23.33%) DBA
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (20.00%) SQL DBA
6 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (16.67%) Graduate
6 5 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Junior DBA
7 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) Consultant
10 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) WCF
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.00%) WinForms
8 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.00%) HTML5
8 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (10.00%) REST
8 3 (10.00%) CSS3
8 3 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Replication
3 6 (20.00%) Clustering
4 3 (10.00%) CMDB
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) CRM
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (3.33%) Kanban
8 1 (3.33%) Database Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) T-SQL
3 13 (43.33%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Syncfusion
3 3 (10.00%) Infragistics