The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 4.06% 5.09% 6.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.12% 18.97% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 10
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
London

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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
66 58 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 33.50% 26.85% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 67
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Kingston Upon Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) NHibernate
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) OO
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) LINQ
5 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) XHTML
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) CCNP
7 4 (28.57%) CCNA
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) PaaS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) NHibernate
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) LINQ
4 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) XHTML
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 2 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) OOD
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCITP
2 3 (21.43%) HP AIS
2 3 (21.43%) HP ASE
2 3 (21.43%) VCP5
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
3 3 (21.43%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware