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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 67 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 102 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.01% 9.24% 8.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.96% 23.45% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 95 70
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
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
346 435 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.59% 39.40% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 285 378 286
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,800
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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 -11 6 £40,500 +1.25%
Stansted - 5 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells -3 4 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Dartford - 3 £50,000 -
Tonbridge +10 2 £42,500 +11.84%
West Malling +3 1 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Chatham -6 1 £47,500 -32.14%
Folkestone - 1 £34,000 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (56.30%) SQL
3 60 (50.42%) .NET
4 56 (47.06%) C#
5 55 (46.22%) Microsoft
6 51 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 49 (41.18%) T-SQL
8 44 (36.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (31.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 34 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (25.21%) MVC
13 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
14 27 (22.69%) HTML
15 26 (21.85%) Windows
16 22 (18.49%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (16.81%) Degree
18 20 (16.81%) Scrum
19 19 (15.97%) WCF
19 19 (15.97%) Performance Tuning
20 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
21 17 (14.29%) .NET Framework
21 17 (14.29%) Web Development
21 17 (14.29%) TDD
21 17 (14.29%) Replication
22 16 (13.45%) IIS
22 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
23 15 (12.61%) Silverlight
24 14 (11.76%) CSS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (13.45%) IIS
2 5 (4.20%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.20%) CMS
2 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) Kentico
3 2 (1.68%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.84%) DNN
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) nopCommerce
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Firewall
2 3 (2.52%) VPN
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.84%) DMZ
4 1 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (36.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (31.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.72%) OLAP
8 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database
9 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
11 5 (4.20%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (4.20%) MySQL
11 5 (4.20%) OLTP
12 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.52%) SQL CLR
13 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.68%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.52%) Selenium
3 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.68%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.84%) Grunt
4 1 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.84%) NUnit
4 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.84%) JSUnit
4 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.84%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (9.24%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Advertising
3 4 (3.36%) Retail
3 4 (3.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Games
4 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (57.14%) Developer
2 35 (29.41%) DBA
2 35 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 34 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 30 (25.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (23.53%) SQL DBA
7 27 (22.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (18.49%) SQL Server DBA
9 17 (14.29%) Software Developer
10 16 (13.45%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (11.76%) Senior Developer
12 13 (10.92%) Senior Software Developer
12 13 (10.92%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (8.40%) SQL Developer
14 9 (7.56%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (7.56%) Administrator
15 8 (6.72%) .NET Software Developer
15 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Developer
15 8 (6.72%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (50.42%) .NET
2 51 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 27 (22.69%) HTML
4 19 (15.97%) WCF
5 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 15 (12.61%) Silverlight
8 14 (11.76%) CSS
8 14 (11.76%) MSMQ
9 13 (10.92%) WPF
10 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 12 (10.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (7.56%) jQuery
11 9 (7.56%) XML
12 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 6 (5.04%) Web Services
13 6 (5.04%) Ajax
14 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (2.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Replication
2 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.72%) Clustering
4 7 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.88%) Physics
4 7 (5.88%) Chemistry
5 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.84%) Blog
7 1 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.84%) Social Media
7 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.85%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) UNIX
5 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) MVC
2 22 (18.49%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (16.81%) Scrum
4 19 (15.97%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (14.29%) Web Development
5 17 (14.29%) TDD
6 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.88%) Database Security
7 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.88%) Migration
7 7 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.88%) ETL
8 6 (5.04%) CRM
8 6 (5.04%) Project Management
9 5 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.36%) SOA
10 4 (3.36%) Software Architecture
10 4 (3.36%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 67 (56.30%) SQL
2 56 (47.06%) C#
3 49 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 29 (24.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.04%) Java
7 5 (4.20%) VB
8 2 (1.68%) C
8 2 (1.68%) VB6
8 2 (1.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Degree
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.36%) MCSE
3 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.36%) CCNA
4 3 (2.52%) MCITP
4 3 (2.52%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.68%) ISEB
5 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.20%) Business Objects
3 5 (4.20%) Cisco
4 4 (3.36%) Citrix
4 4 (3.36%) SunGard
5 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.68%) Cognos
6 2 (1.68%) webMethods
6 2 (1.68%) Software AG
6 2 (1.68%) Informatica
6 2 (1.68%) Sun
6 2 (1.68%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.68%) Alterian
7 1 (0.84%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.84%) Brocade
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe
7 1 (0.84%) Dell
7 1 (0.84%) VMware
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