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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 44 148 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.80% 11.73% 9.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.34% 28.85% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43 139 72
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £39,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
388 513 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.51% 40.65% 35.60%
Number of salaries quoted 352 464 244
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Tunbridge Wells -10 11 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Maidstone +2 4 £40,500 +1.25%
Folkestone -14 4 £37,500 -
Gravesend - 4 £35,000 -
Dartford - 4 £53,750 -
Sevenoaks +4 2 £26,400 -47.20%
Tonbridge +2 2 £43,750 -18.60% 1
Canterbury - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (64.86%) .NET
3 46 (62.16%) C#
4 45 (60.81%) SQL
5 41 (55.41%) ASP.NET
6 36 (48.65%) T-SQL
7 35 (47.30%) MVC
8 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
9 29 (39.19%) .NET Framework
10 24 (32.43%) HTML
10 24 (32.43%) WCF
10 24 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (31.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
13 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
13 20 (27.03%) TDD
14 17 (22.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (20.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (18.92%) CSS
17 14 (18.92%) Windows
17 14 (18.92%) Degree
18 13 (17.57%) Scrum
19 12 (16.22%) REST
19 12 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
20 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 11 (14.86%) jQuery
21 10 (13.51%) XML
21 10 (13.51%) MSMQ

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (8.11%) IIS
2 4 (5.41%) CMS
2 4 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (1.35%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) DNN
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (21.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (20.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
8 5 (6.76%) DTS
9 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.05%) Redis
10 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.70%) MySQL
11 2 (2.70%) EDMS
12 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.35%) Big Data
12 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
12 1 (1.35%) CouchDB
12 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Selenium
2 4 (5.41%) TestComplete
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.41%) NCrunch
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) NUnit
4 1 (1.35%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.35%) Grunt
4 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (67.57%) Developer
2 27 (36.49%) .NET Developer
3 20 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 15 (20.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Software Developer
6 11 (14.86%) DBA
6 11 (14.86%) Senior Developer
7 10 (13.51%) SQL DBA
7 10 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (12.16%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (12.16%) Analyst
9 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Applications Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
12 4 (5.41%) Junior Developer
12 4 (5.41%) Team Leader
12 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (64.86%) .NET
2 41 (55.41%) ASP.NET
3 29 (39.19%) .NET Framework
4 24 (32.43%) WCF
4 24 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (32.43%) HTML
5 23 (31.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (18.92%) CSS
7 12 (16.22%) REST
8 11 (14.86%) jQuery
8 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (13.51%) XML
9 10 (13.51%) MSMQ
10 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (9.46%) Ajax
12 6 (8.11%) Web Services
12 6 (8.11%) Silverlight
12 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (6.76%) WPF
13 5 (6.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.46%) Replication
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.05%) Blog
5 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.70%) Physics
5 2 (2.70%) Chemistry
5 2 (2.70%) GIS
5 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) MVC
2 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.03%) TDD
4 13 (17.57%) Scrum
5 10 (13.51%) Web Development
5 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.46%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (8.11%) MVVM
8 6 (8.11%) BDD
9 5 (6.76%) OOP
9 5 (6.76%) OO
9 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.41%) ETL
10 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.41%) Software Architecture
10 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) C#
2 45 (60.81%) SQL
3 36 (48.65%) T-SQL
4 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.11%) VB
6 4 (5.41%) Java
7 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) XQuery
9 1 (1.35%) VB6
9 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.41%) ISEB
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MCITP
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) Telerik
3 4 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) Dell
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
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