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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 53 138 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.87% 12.42% 9.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 29.05% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46 127 61
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,250 £52,500
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
424 475 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.97% 42.75% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 390 421 258
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
(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
Tunbridge Wells -22 18 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Maidstone +3 3 - - 2
Dartford - 3 £38,750 -
Tonbridge -1 2 £41,250 -28.26%
Folkestone -10 2 £39,946 -0.13% 1
Canterbury - 2 - -
Rochester - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (76.14%) .NET
3 62 (70.45%) C#
4 60 (68.18%) SQL
5 58 (65.91%) MVC
6 49 (55.68%) ASP.NET
7 45 (51.14%) .NET Framework
8 42 (47.73%) T-SQL
9 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
9 36 (40.91%) WCF
10 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
13 29 (32.95%) Windows
14 28 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 24 (27.27%) HTML
15 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (26.14%) CSS
17 21 (23.86%) Degree
17 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 20 (22.73%) jQuery
18 20 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (22.73%) TDD
19 19 (21.59%) XML
20 17 (19.32%) MVVM
20 17 (19.32%) Dependency Injection
21 16 (18.18%) Web Services
21 16 (18.18%) OOP
22 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
23 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.82%) CMS
4 4 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.27%) IIS
6 2 (2.27%) Apache
6 2 (2.27%) Sitefinity
6 2 (2.27%) NServiceBus
6 2 (2.27%) Lync
7 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.14%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.95%) DTS
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
7 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.68%) Redis
9 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.27%) EDMS
9 2 (2.27%) MS Access
9 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.27%) MySQL
9 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.14%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.95%) NCrunch
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.41%) Selenium
4 3 (3.41%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.14%) NUnit
6 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (73.86%) Developer
2 42 (47.73%) .NET Developer
3 25 (28.41%) C# Developer
3 25 (28.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) DBA
5 9 (10.23%) SQL DBA
6 8 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Applications Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.68%) C# Application Developer
9 5 (5.68%) .NET Applications Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Junior
10 4 (4.55%) Graduate
10 4 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (76.14%) .NET
2 49 (55.68%) ASP.NET
3 45 (51.14%) .NET Framework
4 36 (40.91%) WCF
5 33 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 24 (27.27%) HTML
7 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (26.14%) CSS
9 20 (22.73%) jQuery
10 19 (21.59%) XML
11 16 (18.18%) Web Services
12 14 (15.91%) AngularJS
13 12 (13.64%) REST
13 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (12.50%) WPF
15 7 (7.95%) MSMQ
15 7 (7.95%) RabbitMQ
16 6 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.23%) Replication
3 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.95%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (5.68%) Blog
5 3 (3.41%) Clustering
5 3 (3.41%) GIS
6 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 10 (11.36%) Android
2 10 (11.36%) Windows Phone
3 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) MVC
2 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.73%) TDD
4 17 (19.32%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (19.32%) MVVM
5 16 (18.18%) OOP
6 13 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (13.64%) Scrum
8 11 (12.50%) OOD
9 10 (11.36%) Android Development
9 10 (11.36%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
11 8 (9.09%) Web Development
11 8 (9.09%) Workflow
11 8 (9.09%) CRM
12 7 (7.95%) Data Management
13 6 (6.82%) Asset Management
13 6 (6.82%) Wealth Management
13 6 (6.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 62 (70.45%) C#
2 60 (68.18%) SQL
3 42 (47.73%) T-SQL
4 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.68%) Java
6 5 (5.68%) VB
7 4 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (2.27%) VBA
8 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.27%) VB6
9 1 (1.14%) XPath
9 1 (1.14%) Python
9 1 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.41%) MCSE
3 3 (3.41%) CCNA
3 3 (3.41%) ISEB
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.41%) XenApp
2 3 (3.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Dell
3 4 (4.55%) Telerik
3 4 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.41%) SonicWALL
4 3 (3.41%) Citrix
4 3 (3.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.27%) Ektron
5 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.14%) Twitter
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) ESRI
Gillingham, Kent
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent County Council
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent County Council
Salary: £36,808 per annum - starting salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35384 - £49400 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago