The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 22 54 14
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -40
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 116 38 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 9.14% 3.16% 13.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.70% 11.08% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 99 26 102
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £32,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £48,900
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
511 343 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.27% 28.49% 42.91%
Number of salaries quoted 430 296 319
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £49,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +5 32 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Maidstone -20 14 £38,500 -11.49%
Tonbridge +5 8 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Sevenoaks - 8 £50,000 - 1
Chatham -3 7 £50,000 +14.94%
Stansted - 6 £45,000 -
Dartford - 5 £50,000 - 2
Folkestone - 3 £37,500 -
West Malling - 1 £60,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 260 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 210 (80.77%) SQL
3 171 (65.77%) T-SQL
4 136 (52.31%) .NET
5 132 (50.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 122 (46.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 111 (42.69%) Business Intelligence
8 110 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 103 (39.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 96 (36.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 93 (35.77%) ASP.NET
12 86 (33.08%) Microsoft
13 85 (32.69%) MVC
14 83 (31.92%) C#
15 65 (25.00%) Windows
15 65 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
16 63 (24.23%) HTML
17 60 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 57 (21.92%) Replication
19 54 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
20 52 (20.00%) Clustering
21 51 (19.62%) JavaScript
21 51 (19.62%) Data Warehouse
22 50 (19.23%) Scrum
23 47 (18.08%) Enterprise Software
24 45 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
25 44 (16.92%) Computer Science
26 43 (16.54%) Degree
27 41 (15.77%) MS Excel
28 40 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (8.46%) IIS
2 8 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.15%) CMS
4 3 (1.15%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 41 (15.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.54%) DNS
2 16 (6.15%) VPN
2 16 (6.15%) SAN
3 14 (5.38%) Firewall
3 14 (5.38%) iSCSI
4 11 (4.23%) DHCP
5 10 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (3.46%) Internet
7 7 (2.69%) DMZ
8 3 (1.15%) FTP
8 3 (1.15%) VoIP
9 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 132 (50.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 122 (46.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 110 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 103 (39.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 96 (36.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 60 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 51 (19.62%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (7.31%) OLAP
10 15 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (5.38%) RDBMS
11 14 (5.38%) Relational Database
11 14 (5.38%) Oracle Database
12 13 (5.00%) Redis
13 9 (3.46%) SQL CLR
14 8 (3.08%) DTS
15 6 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (1.92%) MySQL
16 5 (1.92%) OLTP
17 4 (1.54%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (8.85%) Jasmine
2 12 (4.62%) Selenium
3 11 (4.23%) JSUnit
4 7 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.92%) Grunt
5 5 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.38%) NUnit
6 1 (0.38%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (11.92%) Finance
2 24 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.77%) Music Industry
4 5 (1.92%) Marketing
5 4 (1.54%) Legal
6 3 (1.15%) Advertising
6 3 (1.15%) Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 2 (0.77%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (53.46%) Developer
2 104 (40.00%) DBA
3 90 (34.62%) SQL DBA
4 77 (29.62%) .NET Developer
5 68 (26.15%) SQL Server DBA
6 61 (23.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 44 (16.92%) C# Developer
7 44 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 43 (16.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (14.62%) SQL Developer
10 37 (14.23%) Administrator
11 31 (11.92%) SQL Server Developer
12 25 (9.62%) Web Developer
13 21 (8.08%) Web Applications Developer
13 21 (8.08%) Applications Developer
14 19 (7.31%) .NET Web Developer
15 15 (5.77%) .NET Applications Developer
16 11 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
16 11 (4.23%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (52.31%) .NET
2 93 (35.77%) ASP.NET
3 63 (24.23%) HTML
4 54 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 35 (13.46%) CSS
7 32 (12.31%) .NET Framework
8 31 (11.92%) Ajax
9 28 (10.77%) jQuery
10 24 (9.23%) Backbone.js
10 24 (9.23%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (7.69%) SignalR
12 19 (7.31%) XML
12 19 (7.31%) MSMQ
13 18 (6.92%) HTML5
14 17 (6.54%) WCF
15 14 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (5.00%) Dapper ORM
16 13 (5.00%) Web Services
17 12 (4.62%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 57 (21.92%) Replication
2 52 (20.00%) Clustering
3 47 (18.08%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (16.92%) Computer Science
5 22 (8.46%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (6.15%) Tandem
7 15 (5.77%) Mathematics
7 15 (5.77%) Physics
8 13 (5.00%) Blog
9 11 (4.23%) N-Tier
10 8 (3.08%) Chemistry
11 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.77%) Social Media
13 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.38%) W3C
13 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.00%) Windows
2 25 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (3.85%) UNIX
5 4 (1.54%) Solaris
6 3 (1.15%) Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (42.69%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (32.69%) MVC
3 65 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 50 (19.23%) Scrum
5 45 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (11.92%) TDD
7 27 (10.38%) Data Modelling
8 25 (9.62%) Web Development
9 22 (8.46%) Unit Testing
10 21 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (7.69%) BDD
12 17 (6.54%) Performance Analysis
12 17 (6.54%) Security Management
13 13 (5.00%) MVVM
14 12 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (4.23%) Migration
15 11 (4.23%) UML
15 11 (4.23%) ETL
15 11 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
16 9 (3.46%) OO
Programming Languages
1 210 (80.77%) SQL
2 171 (65.77%) T-SQL
3 83 (31.92%) C#
4 51 (19.62%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.31%) VB.NET
6 14 (5.38%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.08%) Java
8 5 (1.92%) VB
9 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.54%) VB6
10 3 (1.15%) C
10 3 (1.15%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) VBScript
11 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 43 (16.54%) Degree
2 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.69%) PhD
4 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.38%) MCSE
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.38%) OCP
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.38%) ISEB
4 1 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.54%) QA
2 11 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.38%) XenApp
4 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) SCOM
2 2 (0.77%) Foglight
2 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 86 (33.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.31%) Oracle
3 8 (3.08%) Jaspersoft
4 6 (2.31%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.54%) Sun
5 4 (1.54%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.54%) Sybase
5 4 (1.54%) VMware
6 3 (1.15%) Cognos
6 3 (1.15%) SunGard
6 3 (1.15%) HP
6 3 (1.15%) Dell
6 3 (1.15%) Cisco
6 3 (1.15%) Informatica
6 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.77%) webMethods
7 2 (0.77%) Software AG
7 2 (0.77%) Veritas
7 2 (0.77%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) AppSense
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28-32k + car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dartford
IT HR
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford
IT HR
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Bridge Recruitment UK Ltd
Salary: 32000-37500 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
IT HR
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + life insurance + pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Tonbridge
IT HR
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 23 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Gain Sitecore exposure
Posted: 27 days ago
Kent
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 27 days ago