The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 78 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +18
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.38% 4.22% 2.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.60% 12.69% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 28
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
SQL Server 2008
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
187 268 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.55% 33.25% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 158 246 363
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (50.00%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (35.71%) Xcelsius
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (35.71%) VBA
5 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) RAD
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Marketing
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
1 1 (7.14%) H.323
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.14%) VLAN
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Xcelsius
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Database Developer
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Database Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (7.14%) Administrator
7 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Xbox
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) RAD
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 5 (35.71%) VBA
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik
Oxford
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