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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 70 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 23 132 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.32% 12.19% 8.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.17% 30.63% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 126 68
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
321 431 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.33% 39.80% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 262 389 254
Average salary £40,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.73% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +6 9 £41,000 -8.88%
Dartford - 3 £50,000 -
Gravesend - 3 £35,000 - 1
Folkestone - 2 £34,000 -
Stansted - 1 £55,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (53.85%) SQL
3 46 (50.55%) Microsoft
4 45 (49.45%) C#
5 44 (48.35%) .NET
6 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET
7 32 (35.16%) T-SQL
8 31 (34.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (29.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (26.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (24.18%) MVC
14 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
15 19 (20.88%) HTML
16 18 (19.78%) Windows
17 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
17 16 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (16.48%) Degree
18 15 (16.48%) WCF
18 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 13 (14.29%) Oracle
19 13 (14.29%) IIS
19 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
20 12 (13.19%) .NET Framework
20 12 (13.19%) Silverlight
20 12 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
21 11 (12.09%) Web Development
21 11 (12.09%) CSS
21 11 (12.09%) MSMQ

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 13 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Kentico
4 1 (1.10%) DNN
4 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) VPN
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) SSL
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (34.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (29.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (26.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
8 7 (7.69%) OLAP
9 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (5.49%) OLTP
10 5 (5.49%) MySQL
10 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
10 5 (5.49%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
12 2 (2.20%) CouchDB
12 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
12 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Selenium
2 4 (4.40%) TestComplete
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.10%) NUnit
5 1 (1.10%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.10%) Grunt
5 1 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (56.04%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) DBA
3 23 (25.27%) C# Developer
4 21 (23.08%) .NET Developer
5 18 (19.78%) SQL DBA
5 18 (19.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (17.58%) Software Developer
7 14 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 14 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (12.09%) Senior Developer
9 10 (10.99%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (10.99%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (8.79%) SQL Developer
10 8 (8.79%) Senior DBA
10 8 (8.79%) Analyst
11 6 (6.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (48.35%) .NET
2 36 (39.56%) ASP.NET
3 19 (20.88%) HTML
4 15 (16.48%) WCF
5 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (13.19%) Silverlight
6 12 (13.19%) .NET Framework
7 11 (12.09%) CSS
7 11 (12.09%) MSMQ
8 10 (10.99%) WPF
9 9 (9.89%) XML
10 8 (8.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (6.59%) jQuery
11 6 (6.59%) Ajax
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 3 (3.30%) HTML5
14 3 (3.30%) Middleware
14 3 (3.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Replication
2 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.40%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.40%) Physics
4 4 (4.40%) Chemistry
5 3 (3.30%) Clustering
6 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.10%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.18%) MVC
3 16 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (12.09%) Scrum
5 11 (12.09%) TDD
5 11 (12.09%) Web Development
6 7 (7.69%) Migration
6 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.49%) Project Management
8 5 (5.49%) ETL
8 5 (5.49%) BDD
9 4 (4.40%) High Availability
9 4 (4.40%) MVVM
9 4 (4.40%) CRM
9 4 (4.40%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.40%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) SQL
2 45 (49.45%) C#
3 32 (35.16%) T-SQL
4 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.69%) VB
5 7 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.49%) Java
7 2 (2.20%) VB6
7 2 (2.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.40%) MCSE
3 4 (4.40%) CCNA
3 4 (4.40%) ISEB
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.30%) MCDBA
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (50.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Citrix
3 4 (4.40%) SunGard
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco
4 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe
5 1 (1.10%) Software AG
5 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.10%) webMethods
5 1 (1.10%) Alterian
5 1 (1.10%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.10%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.10%) Dell
Gravesend, Kent
Gravesham Borough Council
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