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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 72 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -49
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 40 30 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.65% 2.93% 9.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.99% 8.75% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 103
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £36,450 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
445 343 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.60% 33.50% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 417 280 377
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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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 +17 17 £45,000 +12.50%
Folkestone -2 5 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Sevenoaks - 4 £35,000 - 1
Dartford 0 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Tunbridge Wells -30 2 £23,250 -57.72%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (70.49%) .NET
3 31 (50.82%) SQL
4 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
5 24 (39.34%) C#
5 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
5 24 (39.34%) MVC
6 22 (36.07%) HTML
6 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
7 20 (32.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
8 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (26.23%) CSS
10 13 (21.31%) OOD
10 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (19.67%) SDLC
11 12 (19.67%) Windows
11 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
12 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (18.03%) OO
12 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
12 11 (18.03%) IIS
13 10 (16.39%) jQuery
14 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
15 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 11 (18.03%) IIS
2 7 (11.48%) CMS
3 6 (9.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (11.48%) SQL CLR
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.92%) OLAP
8 3 (4.92%) MS Access
8 3 (4.92%) SAP BW
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.28%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (3.28%) OLTP
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) ReSharper
1 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Publishing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Local Government
2 1 (1.64%) Back Office
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) .NET Developer
3 15 (24.59%) DBA
4 12 (19.67%) Software Developer
4 12 (19.67%) C# Developer
5 11 (18.03%) VB.NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Junior
5 11 (18.03%) Senior Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Junior Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (16.39%) SQL DBA
6 10 (16.39%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 9 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (14.75%) Administrator
8 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
8 7 (11.48%) SQL Developer
8 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (9.84%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (9.84%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (9.84%) Junior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (70.49%) .NET
2 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.07%) HTML
4 16 (26.23%) CSS
5 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
7 10 (16.39%) jQuery
8 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (9.84%) Backbone.js
10 6 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (9.84%) LINQ
11 5 (8.20%) XML
12 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
13 3 (4.92%) SOAP
13 3 (4.92%) Web Services
14 2 (3.28%) COM+
14 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET
15 1 (1.64%) ADO
15 1 (1.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) W3C
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) MVC
2 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.31%) OOD
4 12 (19.67%) SDLC
5 11 (18.03%) OO
6 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
7 8 (13.11%) TDD
7 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.84%) System Testing
9 6 (9.84%) MVVM
10 5 (8.20%) OWASP
10 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) CRM
10 5 (8.20%) SEO
10 5 (8.20%) Change Management
10 5 (8.20%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) C#
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.07%) T-SQL
4 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.64%) VB6
6 1 (1.64%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) MCSE
2 2 (3.28%) MCSA
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 3 (4.92%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) Red Gate
5 2 (3.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.64%) Veritas
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + 25 days holiday + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago