The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 24 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.40% 2.19% 3.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.25% 6.42% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 43
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
240 374 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.19% 34.06% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 204 315 391
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent 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 Kent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -13 5 £36,250 -14.70%
Tunbridge Wells +15 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Westerham - 2 £25,000 -
Dartford -5 1 £67,500 +55.17%
Sandwich - 1 £20,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Chatham - 1 £33,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (40.00%) C#
4 16 (40.00%) MVC
5 15 (37.50%) .NET
5 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 14 (35.00%) Web Services
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
7 13 (32.50%) Ajax
7 13 (32.50%) HTML
7 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
7 13 (32.50%) CSS
7 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (25.00%) HTML5
9 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (25.00%) jQuery
9 10 (25.00%) XML
10 9 (22.50%) CRM
10 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
10 9 (22.50%) WCF
10 9 (22.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (22.50%) VMware
10 9 (22.50%) Windows 7

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) DHCP
4 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 2 (5.00%) Skype
4 2 (5.00%) SMTP
4 2 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (47.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.50%) Informix
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (5.00%) Redis
7 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.00%) SSDT
8 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.50%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) Moq
3 2 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Grunt
4 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.50%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 11 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (27.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (22.50%) C# WCF Developer
6 9 (22.50%) WCF Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
7 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Telephony Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Telephony Support
7 5 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
1 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 14 (35.00%) Web Services
3 13 (32.50%) Ajax
3 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (32.50%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) HTML5
4 10 (25.00%) jQuery
4 10 (25.00%) XML
5 9 (22.50%) AngularJS
5 9 (22.50%) WCF
6 5 (12.50%) REST
6 5 (12.50%) SOAP
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.50%) LINQ
8 2 (5.00%) Classic ASP
8 2 (5.00%) Lambda Expressions
9 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Android
6 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.50%) Unix
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) MVC
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (22.50%) CRM
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) People Management
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) OOP
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) MCSA
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) MCITP
2 5 (12.50%) MCTS
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
1 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Mitel
4 5 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (12.50%) Dell
4 5 (12.50%) HP
4 5 (12.50%) Nortel
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) Sybase
6 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard