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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 23 55
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 32 116 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.30% 9.18% 3.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.55% 22.75% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 99 26
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,625 £38,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
335 510 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.54% 40.35% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 297 429 297
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +22 7 £50,000 +29.87%
Tunbridge Wells -24 6 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Rochester - 4 £42,500 -
Folkestone +3 1 £42,392 +13.04%
Dartford -5 1 £60,000 +20.00% 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 72 (81.82%) .NET
3 68 (77.27%) SQL
4 60 (68.18%) C#
5 53 (60.23%) MVC
6 48 (54.55%) T-SQL
7 44 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 43 (48.86%) .NET Framework
9 40 (45.45%) ASP.NET
10 34 (38.64%) Windows
10 34 (38.64%) WCF
10 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
11 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (26.14%) Dependency Injection
14 22 (25.00%) OOP
14 22 (25.00%) CSS
15 21 (23.86%) jQuery
15 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (22.73%) MVVM
16 20 (22.73%) OOD
17 19 (21.59%) Web Services
17 19 (21.59%) Entity Framework
17 19 (21.59%) AngularJS
18 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (19.32%) XML
18 17 (19.32%) SharePoint
18 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 17 (19.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.82%) CMS
4 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.68%) IIS
5 4 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.41%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.41%) ArcIMS
7 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.27%) Sitefinity
7 2 (2.27%) NServiceBus
7 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.14%) Lync
8 1 (1.14%) Apache
8 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Firewall
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.68%) Redis
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.55%) DTS
8 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.27%) MS Access
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.27%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.14%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.14%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.82%) NCrunch
3 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.14%) Selenium
3 1 (1.14%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (73.86%) Developer
2 40 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 27 (30.68%) C# Developer
3 27 (30.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (14.77%) DBA
5 12 (13.64%) SQL DBA
6 9 (10.23%) SQL Server DBA
7 8 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Applications Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.68%) C# Application Developer
10 5 (5.68%) .NET Applications Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Network Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Junior Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (81.82%) .NET
2 43 (48.86%) .NET Framework
3 40 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 34 (38.64%) WCF
5 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (25.00%) CSS
8 21 (23.86%) jQuery
9 19 (21.59%) Entity Framework
9 19 (21.59%) AngularJS
9 19 (21.59%) Web Services
10 17 (19.32%) XML
11 16 (18.18%) WPF
11 16 (18.18%) HTML
11 16 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (7.95%) REST
14 6 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (6.82%) MSMQ
15 5 (5.68%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Replication
1 10 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.95%) Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.68%) Blog
5 4 (4.55%) GIS
6 3 (3.41%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.14%) Handset
8 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.14%) NHS
8 1 (1.14%) W3C
8 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.64%) Windows
2 16 (18.18%) Android
2 16 (18.18%) Windows Phone
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.41%) Linux
5 2 (2.27%) UNIX
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) MVC
2 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.14%) Dependency Injection
4 22 (25.00%) OOP
5 20 (22.73%) OOD
5 20 (22.73%) MVVM
6 15 (17.05%) Domain-Driven Design
6 15 (17.05%) Android Development
7 13 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (14.77%) TDD
8 9 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.09%) CRM
9 8 (9.09%) Workflow
9 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Scrum
10 7 (7.95%) Data Management
11 6 (6.82%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.82%) SOA
11 6 (6.82%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (77.27%) SQL
2 60 (68.18%) C#
3 48 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.36%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.55%) PHP
6 4 (4.55%) VB
7 3 (3.41%) Java
7 3 (3.41%) Python
7 3 (3.41%) VB6
8 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.27%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.27%) VBA
9 1 (1.14%) VBScript
9 1 (1.14%) XQuery
9 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) MCSE
2 4 (4.55%) CCNA
2 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
1 1 (1.14%) QA
1 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.55%) XenApp
2 4 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.14%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.14%) WMI
2 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) SonicWALL
3 4 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.55%) Dell
3 4 (4.55%) Citrix
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco
4 3 (3.41%) ESRI
5 2 (2.27%) Sybase
5 2 (2.27%) Ektron
5 2 (2.27%) Telerik
5 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.14%) Twitter
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) Avaya
6 1 (1.14%) Nokia
6 1 (1.14%) Veritas
6 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) Symantec
6 1 (1.14%) McAfee
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago