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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 41 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 4.22% 3.64% 12.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 13.70% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 26
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
78 73 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 25.32% 26.55% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 63 59 49
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 35 (87.50%) .NET
2 35 (87.50%) CSS
3 34 (85.00%) Visual Studio
3 34 (85.00%) .NET Framework
4 33 (82.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (72.50%) WCF
6 25 (62.50%) Unit Testing
6 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (62.50%) C#
6 25 (62.50%) MVC
6 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (62.50%) TDD
6 25 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (60.00%) Ruby
7 24 (60.00%) Ajax
7 24 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 24 (60.00%) Scrum
7 24 (60.00%) Extreme Programming
7 24 (60.00%) XML
7 24 (60.00%) OOD
7 24 (60.00%) Moq
7 24 (60.00%) Entity Framework
7 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 24 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
7 24 (60.00%) LINQ
7 24 (60.00%) jQuery
7 24 (60.00%) ReSharper
8 22 (55.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (47.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) 3G
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 34 (85.00%) Visual Studio
2 33 (82.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (60.00%) ReSharper
3 24 (60.00%) Moq
4 1 (2.50%) MSTest
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) Senior Developer
3 17 (42.50%) Web Developer
3 17 (42.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
5 10 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) DBA
8 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) DBA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (87.50%) .NET
1 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 35 (87.50%) CSS
2 34 (85.00%) .NET Framework
3 29 (72.50%) WCF
4 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (60.00%) LINQ
5 24 (60.00%) jQuery
5 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 24 (60.00%) XML
5 24 (60.00%) Ajax
5 24 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 24 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 24 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
6 17 (42.50%) JSON
7 11 (27.50%) HTML5
7 11 (27.50%) HTML
8 10 (25.00%) Web Services
9 2 (5.00%) COM
10 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Replication
1 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) MVC
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (62.50%) TDD
1 25 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 24 (60.00%) Scrum
2 24 (60.00%) Extreme Programming
2 24 (60.00%) OOD
3 18 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (22.50%) Workflow
5 5 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (5.00%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) C#
2 24 (60.00%) Ruby
3 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (42.50%) VB.NET
4 17 (42.50%) VBScript
5 15 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) VB
7 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Nintex
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
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