The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 30 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.84% 5.75% 8.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.77% 12.50% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Kent

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 Maidstone region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
47 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 37.90% 45.98% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43 39 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Maidstone

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) ISEB
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 8 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (41.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) DBA
7 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle