The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 43 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.17% 1.90% 3.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.71% 7.76% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 15
Average salary £47,500 £36,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% -17.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £48,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
85 116 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.78% 24.47% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66 85 65
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Middlesex

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Middlesex

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Internet
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) CMS
4 6 (40.00%) NUnit
4 6 (40.00%) Content Management
4 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 6 (40.00%) LINQ
4 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (40.00%) Rackspace
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Back Office
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) Release Management
6 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (20.00%) MySQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (40.00%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) DTS
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) NUnit
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Director
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) DBA
4 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
5 3 (20.00%) Administrator
5 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (13.33%) Linux Support
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) Ajax
2 6 (40.00%) LINQ
2 6 (40.00%) jQuery
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) COM
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Content Management
1 6 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Riverbed