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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.93% 2.73% 3.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 7.63% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 35
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £35,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £45,250 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
224 262 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.71% 35.74% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 154 234 330
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 5 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) CMS
5 3 (30.00%) Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Kentico
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) SEO
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Xbox

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Kentico
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (10.00%) H.323
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Modernizr
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Xbox
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (30.00%) Web Design
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Siemens
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) Telerik
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