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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 58 62 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 39 43 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.55% 3.88% 7.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.69% 10.86% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 71
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% 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
449 396 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.86% 35.77% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 419 344 360
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 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 31 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
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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 +19 21 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Sevenoaks -8 4 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Dartford +7 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Tunbridge Wells -31 2 £23,250 -57.72%
Folkestone -4 1 £40,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 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 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (77.94%) .NET
3 35 (51.47%) SQL
4 30 (44.12%) C#
5 29 (42.65%) T-SQL
6 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (36.76%) MVC
7 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
8 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
9 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
9 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (29.41%) OOD
11 18 (26.47%) HTML
12 16 (23.53%) CSS
12 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
13 15 (22.06%) VB.NET
14 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (17.65%) Windows
16 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (17.65%) jQuery
16 12 (17.65%) SDLC
17 11 (16.18%) OO
18 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
19 9 (13.24%) Dependency Injection
19 9 (13.24%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (13.24%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.94%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.94%) ArcIMS
5 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (10.29%) SQL CLR
8 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
8 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (4.41%) OLAP
10 3 (4.41%) SAP BW
11 2 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.47%) OLTP
12 1 (1.47%) QlikView
12 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Publishing
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (75.00%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Software Developer
3 14 (20.59%) DBA
4 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
4 13 (19.12%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.18%) SQL DBA
5 11 (16.18%) Junior Developer
5 11 (16.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 11 (16.18%) Junior
5 11 (16.18%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (14.71%) SQL Server DBA
6 10 (14.71%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 10 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.29%) SQL Developer
7 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Junior SQL Server Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Administrator
10 4 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (77.94%) .NET
2 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.47%) HTML
4 16 (23.53%) CSS
5 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
6 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (17.65%) jQuery
8 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (8.82%) Web Services
10 6 (8.82%) XML
11 5 (7.35%) WCF
11 5 (7.35%) WPF
11 5 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
13 3 (4.41%) SOAP
13 3 (4.41%) ADO.NET
14 2 (2.94%) COM+
14 2 (2.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Replication
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) Handset
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) W3C
5 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Android
2 6 (8.82%) Windows Phone
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) MVC
3 20 (29.41%) OOD
4 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (17.65%) SDLC
6 11 (16.18%) OO
7 9 (13.24%) OOP
7 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
7 9 (13.24%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (10.29%) MVVM
9 5 (7.35%) TDD
9 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) CRM
9 5 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (7.35%) Android Development
10 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.88%) ERP
10 4 (5.88%) Project Management
10 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) SQL
2 30 (44.12%) C#
3 29 (42.65%) T-SQL
4 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
5 15 (22.06%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.41%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) VB6
7 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) Java
8 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) MCSE
2 1 (1.47%) MCSA
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.47%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.94%) Sybase
4 2 (2.94%) ESRI
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Avaya
5 1 (1.47%) Nokia
5 1 (1.47%) Veritas
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
5 1 (1.47%) McAfee
5 1 (1.47%) Red Gate
West Malling, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago