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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 4.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
8 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 27.59% 44.83% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Median salary £53,500 £52,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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