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 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 57 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.74% 4.05% 5.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.66% 10.63% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 34
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
261 367 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 35.80% 38.07% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 233 340 281
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (81.18%) Microsoft
3 68 (80.00%) SQL
4 66 (77.65%) .NET
5 48 (56.47%) C#
6 46 (54.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (54.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (47.06%) ASP.NET
8 38 (44.71%) MVC
9 35 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
10 24 (28.24%) T-SQL
11 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
11 23 (27.06%) HTML
11 23 (27.06%) CSS
12 22 (25.88%) PHP
13 21 (24.71%) Java
14 17 (20.00%) C++
14 17 (20.00%) Android
14 17 (20.00%) TDD
14 17 (20.00%) BDD
14 17 (20.00%) Apple iOS
14 17 (20.00%) Mobile App
14 17 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
14 17 (20.00%) Android Development
14 17 (20.00%) iOS Development
15 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
16 13 (15.29%) Migration
16 13 (15.29%) Data Migration
17 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) Node.js
3 2 (2.35%) Lync
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (54.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 46 (54.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (11.76%) MS Access
5 5 (5.88%) MySQL
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.53%) Redis
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.35%) OLAP
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.71%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.18%) Marketing
1 1 (1.18%) Finance
1 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Developer
2 31 (36.47%) C# Developer
3 23 (27.06%) Software Engineer
4 20 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
5 19 (22.35%) C# Software Developer
5 19 (22.35%) Software Developer
6 17 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 17 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
7 15 (17.65%) SQL DBA
7 15 (17.65%) DBA
8 12 (14.12%) .NET Developer
8 12 (14.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (10.59%) Data Consultant
9 9 (10.59%) Migration Consultant
9 9 (10.59%) Technical Support Engineer
9 9 (10.59%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (10.59%) Consultant
9 9 (10.59%) Technical Support
9 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
9 9 (10.59%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (77.65%) .NET
2 40 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 35 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (27.06%) HTML
4 23 (27.06%) CSS
5 11 (12.94%) jQuery
5 11 (12.94%) .NET Framework
5 11 (12.94%) XML
6 10 (11.76%) WCF
7 9 (10.59%) Web Services
8 7 (8.24%) OOXML
8 7 (8.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.71%) HTML5
9 4 (4.71%) REST
9 4 (4.71%) CSS3
9 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.71%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.71%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.24%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.06%) Replication
4 4 (4.71%) Open Source
4 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.35%) Physics
6 1 (1.18%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Android
1 17 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.71%) MVC
2 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
3 17 (20.00%) TDD
3 17 (20.00%) BDD
3 17 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 17 (20.00%) Android Development
3 17 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 13 (15.29%) Migration
4 13 (15.29%) Data Migration
5 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
5 7 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.88%) ITIL
7 4 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.71%) Quality Management
7 4 (4.71%) Change Management
7 4 (4.71%) Test Management
7 4 (4.71%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.71%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.00%) SQL
2 48 (56.47%) C#
3 24 (28.24%) T-SQL
4 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
5 22 (25.88%) PHP
6 21 (24.71%) Java
7 17 (20.00%) C++
8 4 (4.71%) PHP5
9 3 (3.53%) C
9 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.18%) VB6
11 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.35%) PhD
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
1 2 (2.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (81.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Telerik
3 2 (2.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Open Text
4 1 (1.18%) Sage
4 1 (1.18%) Primavera
4 1 (1.18%) Cognos
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
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