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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 37 143 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.47% 11.76% 8.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.91% 28.95% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 137 62
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 £31,000 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
339 494 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.80% 40.63% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 298 446 223
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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
(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 +7 6 £40,500 -22.85%
Folkestone -8 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Tunbridge Wells -8 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Dartford - 5 £52,500 - 1
Gravesend - 4 £35,000 -
Sevenoaks +3 2 £26,400 -47.20%
Tonbridge +1 1 £47,500 +25.00% 2
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (60.76%) .NET
3 46 (58.23%) SQL
4 45 (56.96%) C#
5 39 (49.37%) ASP.NET
6 38 (48.10%) Microsoft
7 37 (46.84%) T-SQL
8 30 (37.97%) MVC
9 25 (31.65%) HTML
10 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
11 23 (29.11%) .NET Framework
12 22 (27.85%) WCF
12 22 (27.85%) MS Excel
13 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (26.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (26.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (22.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (22.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (22.78%) Windows
16 17 (21.52%) TDD
17 16 (20.25%) CSS
18 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (18.99%) Degree
19 11 (13.92%) Web Development
19 11 (13.92%) jQuery
19 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 10 (12.66%) Scrum
20 10 (12.66%) IIS
20 10 (12.66%) Oracle

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (12.66%) IIS
2 5 (6.33%) CMS
2 5 (6.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) Lync
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) Kentico
4 1 (1.27%) DNN
4 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (27.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.27%) DHCP
2 1 (1.27%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) SSL
2 1 (1.27%) SAN
2 1 (1.27%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (26.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (22.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.86%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.06%) MySQL
7 4 (5.06%) DTS
8 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.53%) CouchDB
9 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.53%) EDMS
9 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.53%) Big Data
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Selenium
2 4 (5.06%) TestComplete
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.53%) NCrunch
4 1 (1.27%) NUnit
4 1 (1.27%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.27%) Grunt
4 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (6.33%) Advertising
1 5 (6.33%) Retail
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.32%) C# Developer
4 16 (20.25%) DBA
5 15 (18.99%) SQL DBA
5 15 (18.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (17.72%) Software Developer
7 12 (15.19%) Senior Developer
7 12 (15.19%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (13.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (11.39%) Analyst
9 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (10.13%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (8.86%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (8.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (7.59%) SQL Developer
12 6 (7.59%) Web Developer
13 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Developer
13 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (5.06%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) .NET
2 39 (49.37%) ASP.NET
3 25 (31.65%) HTML
4 23 (29.11%) .NET Framework
5 22 (27.85%) WCF
6 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (22.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 16 (20.25%) CSS
9 11 (13.92%) jQuery
10 10 (12.66%) MSMQ
11 9 (11.39%) XML
11 9 (11.39%) Silverlight
12 8 (10.13%) REST
13 7 (8.86%) WPF
13 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (7.59%) SOAP
14 6 (7.59%) Web Services
14 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 6 (7.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Replication
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.80%) Physics
4 3 (3.80%) Chemistry
5 2 (2.53%) GIS
5 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) MVC
2 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.52%) TDD
4 11 (13.92%) Web Development
5 10 (12.66%) Scrum
5 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.86%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.59%) MVVM
8 6 (7.59%) BDD
8 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.33%) OOP
9 5 (6.33%) OO
9 5 (6.33%) ETL
10 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.06%) High Availability
10 4 (5.06%) Software Architecture
10 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.23%) SQL
2 45 (56.96%) C#
3 37 (46.84%) T-SQL
4 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.86%) VB
6 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.06%) Java
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) VB6
8 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ISEB
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.80%) MCITP
3 3 (3.80%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.27%) CCNA
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (48.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.06%) Telerik
5 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Alterian
6 1 (1.27%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Dell
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
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