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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 54 128 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.52% 11.05% 4.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.52% 27.06% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45 111 30
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
372 473 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.00% 40.85% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 347 394 240
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Tunbridge Wells -20 15 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidstone +18 7 £60,000 +39.53%
Rochester - 3 £42,500 - 1
Dartford - 3 £38,750 -
Folkestone -3 1 £42,392 +5.98%
Tonbridge -7 1 £42,500 +11.84%
Canterbury - 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (78.57%) .NET
3 71 (72.45%) SQL
4 66 (67.35%) C#
5 58 (59.18%) MVC
6 53 (54.08%) T-SQL
7 48 (48.98%) .NET Framework
8 46 (46.94%) ASP.NET
8 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
9 40 (40.82%) WCF
10 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (34.69%) Windows
12 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
12 31 (31.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (29.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (26.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 24 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (23.47%) Dependency Injection
16 23 (23.47%) CSS
17 22 (22.45%) OOP
17 22 (22.45%) HTML
17 22 (22.45%) jQuery
18 20 (20.41%) MVVM
18 20 (20.41%) XML
19 19 (19.39%) Web Services
19 19 (19.39%) TDD
19 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2012
19 19 (19.39%) Degree
20 18 (18.37%) OOD
21 17 (17.35%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (17.35%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.12%) CMS
4 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.10%) IIS
5 4 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.06%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.06%) ArcIMS
7 2 (2.04%) Apache
7 2 (2.04%) Sitefinity
7 2 (2.04%) NServiceBus
7 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.04%) Lync
8 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (24.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (17.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
7 7 (7.14%) DTS
8 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (5.10%) Redis
10 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.04%) MySQL
11 2 (2.04%) MS Access
11 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.04%) EDMS
11 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.02%) Big Data
12 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.14%) NCrunch
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.06%) Selenium
4 3 (3.06%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (70.41%) Developer
2 45 (45.92%) .NET Developer
3 29 (29.59%) C# Developer
3 29 (29.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (13.27%) SQL DBA
4 13 (13.27%) DBA
5 11 (11.22%) Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.16%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 7 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.10%) C# Application Developer
8 5 (5.10%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (4.08%) .NET Team Leader
9 4 (4.08%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Graduate
9 4 (4.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (78.57%) .NET
2 48 (48.98%) .NET Framework
3 46 (46.94%) ASP.NET
4 40 (40.82%) WCF
5 31 (31.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (29.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (26.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 23 (23.47%) CSS
9 22 (22.45%) HTML
9 22 (22.45%) jQuery
10 20 (20.41%) XML
11 19 (19.39%) Web Services
12 17 (17.35%) AngularJS
13 16 (16.33%) WPF
13 16 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (12.24%) REST
15 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (7.14%) MSMQ
17 5 (5.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (13.27%) Replication
3 7 (7.14%) Clustering
3 7 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.10%) Blog
5 5 (5.10%) GIS
6 3 (3.06%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) Handset
8 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.02%) W3C
8 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Windows Phone
2 16 (16.33%) Android
3 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) MVC
2 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.47%) Dependency Injection
4 22 (22.45%) OOP
5 20 (20.41%) MVVM
6 19 (19.39%) TDD
7 18 (18.37%) OOD
8 15 (15.31%) Android Development
8 15 (15.31%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (11.22%) Scrum
11 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.16%) CRM
12 8 (8.16%) Workflow
12 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 7 (7.14%) Data Management
14 6 (6.12%) Asset Management
14 6 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (72.45%) SQL
2 66 (67.35%) C#
3 53 (54.08%) T-SQL
4 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.20%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.12%) VB
7 5 (5.10%) Java
8 4 (4.08%) PHP
9 3 (3.06%) Python
9 3 (3.06%) VB6
10 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.04%) VBA
11 1 (1.02%) VBScript
11 1 (1.02%) XQuery
11 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) MCSE
2 4 (4.08%) CCNA
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.06%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.08%) XenApp
2 4 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.02%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.04%) WMI
3 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Oracle
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco
3 4 (4.08%) Telerik
3 4 (4.08%) SonicWALL
3 4 (4.08%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.08%) Dell
3 4 (4.08%) Citrix
4 3 (3.06%) ESRI
5 2 (2.04%) Ektron
5 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.02%) Twitter
6 1 (1.02%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) Avaya
6 1 (1.02%) Nokia
6 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.02%) Symantec
6 1 (1.02%) McAfee
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