The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.07% 3.62% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.32% 21.31% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Middlesex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
41 61 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.64% 16.99% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 51 77
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Logistics
5 4 (50.00%) NHibernate
5 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (50.00%) WCF
5 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (50.00%) REST
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (50.00%) Coaching
5 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Logistics
2 4 (50.00%) OOP
2 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) VMware