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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 31 69 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.86% 5.96% 5.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.00% 15.72% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29 64 49
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
443 439 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.83% 37.91% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 409 405 359
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Maidstone +16 17 £42,500 +8.28% 1
Sevenoaks -4 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Dartford +3 1 £70,000 +40.00%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (80.26%) .NET
3 46 (60.53%) SQL
4 40 (52.63%) C#
5 35 (46.05%) MVC
6 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
7 33 (43.42%) T-SQL
8 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
10 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
11 23 (30.26%) OOD
11 23 (30.26%) .NET Framework
12 22 (28.95%) Windows
13 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (25.00%) CSS
15 18 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (22.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (21.05%) jQuery
17 16 (21.05%) AngularJS
17 16 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
17 16 (21.05%) OOP
18 15 (19.74%) HTML
18 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
19 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
19 14 (18.42%) WCF
20 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
20 13 (17.11%) Android
20 13 (17.11%) Windows Phone
20 13 (17.11%) MVVM
20 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.84%) IIS
3 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.95%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.95%) ArcIMS
4 3 (3.95%) CMS
5 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) IMAP
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (22.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
9 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (5.26%) SQL CLR
10 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (1.32%) QlikView
12 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.32%) OLAP
12 1 (1.32%) MS Access
12 1 (1.32%) DTS
12 1 (1.32%) OLTP
12 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.32%) Selenium
2 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Developer
2 28 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 16 (21.05%) DBA
3 16 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (17.11%) SQL DBA
5 12 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Junior Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Junior
8 8 (10.53%) Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Senior VB.NET Developer
11 5 (6.58%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Administrator
12 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
12 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (80.26%) .NET
2 25 (32.89%) ASP.NET
3 23 (30.26%) .NET Framework
4 19 (25.00%) CSS
5 16 (21.05%) jQuery
5 16 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 15 (19.74%) HTML
7 14 (18.42%) WCF
7 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (17.11%) Web Services
9 12 (15.79%) XML
9 12 (15.79%) WPF
9 12 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.26%) ADO.NET
12 3 (3.95%) SOAP
12 3 (3.95%) Dojo
13 2 (2.63%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Replication
2 7 (9.21%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) GIS
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Handset
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) W3C
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Android
2 13 (17.11%) Windows Phone
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) MVC
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.26%) OOD
4 16 (21.05%) OOP
4 16 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (17.11%) MVVM
6 12 (15.79%) Android Development
6 12 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.84%) CRM
9 8 (10.53%) SDLC
10 7 (9.21%) OO
11 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.58%) Workflow
12 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
13 4 (5.26%) Wealth Management
13 4 (5.26%) TDD
13 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
13 4 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) SQL
2 40 (52.63%) C#
3 33 (43.42%) T-SQL
4 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 15 (19.74%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.58%) VB
7 4 (5.26%) VB6
8 3 (3.95%) Python
9 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 2 (2.63%) Java
10 1 (1.32%) VBA
10 1 (1.32%) VBScript
10 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.95%) MCSE
3 2 (2.63%) CCNA
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.63%) XenApp
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.32%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) ESRI
4 2 (2.63%) Sybase
4 2 (2.63%) SonicWALL
4 2 (2.63%) Dell
4 2 (2.63%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) Avaya
5 1 (1.32%) Nokia
5 1 (1.32%) Veritas
5 1 (1.32%) Symantec
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee
5 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.32%) Ektron
5 1 (1.32%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago