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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 24 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.35% 6.38% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.76% 25.00% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 2
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £22,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £55,000 £44,500
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
66 72 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 20.75% 25.53% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 55 49 64
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,400 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (87.50%) SQL
3 25 (78.13%) .NET
4 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
6 17 (53.13%) C#
7 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (40.63%) MVC
9 12 (37.50%) jQuery
9 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (34.38%) WCF
10 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (34.38%) CSS
11 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (31.25%) Windows
11 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
11 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
11 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (31.25%) HTML
11 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (25.00%) ITIL
13 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 7 (21.88%) LINQ
14 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
14 7 (21.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.50%) VPN
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (18.75%) QlikView
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
6 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.13%) MySQL
9 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (3.13%) OLTP
9 1 (3.13%) OLAP
9 1 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 4 (12.50%) Moq
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (18.75%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Junior Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Junior
4 7 (21.88%) DBA
5 6 (18.75%) Graduate
5 6 (18.75%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (18.75%) SQL DBA
5 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (12.50%) Junior DBA
7 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
2 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) jQuery
4 11 (34.38%) WCF
4 11 (34.38%) CSS
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 7 (21.88%) LINQ
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.88%) Ajax
6 7 (21.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.50%) CSS3
9 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Replication
3 5 (15.63%) Clustering
4 4 (12.50%) CMDB
4 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
1 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) CRM
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) OOD
6 4 (12.50%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) T-SQL
3 17 (53.13%) C#
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.25%) VBA
7 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Syncfusion
3 3 (9.38%) Infragistics