The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 17.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Home Counties region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 17.24% 32.00% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of job ads across the Home Counties region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Home Counties region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the Home Counties