The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 67 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.19% 3.25% 6.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.54% 9.22% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 33 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £32,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
311 358 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 33.37% 35.24% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 283 331 254
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,050 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
Oxfordshire

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 16 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 103 (86.55%) .NET
3 87 (73.11%) SQL
4 86 (72.27%) Microsoft
5 75 (63.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 72 (60.50%) C#
7 65 (54.62%) ASP.NET
8 52 (43.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 42 (35.29%) MVC
10 40 (33.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
12 33 (27.73%) PHP
13 30 (25.21%) TDD
14 28 (23.53%) Software Engineering
15 27 (22.69%) BDD
16 25 (21.01%) C++
16 25 (21.01%) HTML
16 25 (21.01%) Java
16 25 (21.01%) Apple iOS
16 25 (21.01%) Mobile App
16 25 (21.01%) Mobile Application Development
16 25 (21.01%) Android Development
16 25 (21.01%) iOS Development
16 25 (21.01%) Android
17 23 (19.33%) CSS
18 20 (16.81%) T-SQL
19 18 (15.13%) Computer Science
20 16 (13.45%) jQuery
20 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
21 14 (11.76%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.72%) CMS
2 8 (6.72%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (6.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.68%) Lync
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) LAN
1 2 (1.68%) VoIP
1 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (63.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 52 (43.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.56%) MS Access
6 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (6.72%) MySQL
7 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.36%) DTS
8 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.68%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.68%) Billing
1 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.84%) Retail
2 1 (0.84%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (60.50%) Developer
2 38 (31.93%) C# Developer
3 33 (27.73%) Software Developer
4 31 (26.05%) C# Software Developer
5 27 (22.69%) Web Developer
6 26 (21.85%) C# Web Developer
7 25 (21.01%) C# Software Engineer
7 25 (21.01%) Software Engineer
8 16 (13.45%) .NET Developer
8 16 (13.45%) Support Engineer
9 13 (10.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (10.08%) SQL DBA
10 12 (10.08%) DBA
11 11 (9.24%) Consultant
12 9 (7.56%) Data Migration Consultant
12 9 (7.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (7.56%) Data Consultant
12 9 (7.56%) Support Consultant
12 9 (7.56%) Migration Consultant
12 9 (7.56%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (86.55%) .NET
2 65 (54.62%) ASP.NET
3 40 (33.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (21.01%) HTML
5 23 (19.33%) CSS
6 16 (13.45%) jQuery
7 12 (10.08%) WCF
8 10 (8.40%) Web Services
8 10 (8.40%) XML
9 9 (7.56%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (5.88%) Ajax
12 6 (5.04%) WinForms
12 6 (5.04%) WSDL
12 6 (5.04%) SOAP
12 6 (5.04%) HTML5
12 6 (5.04%) CSS3
12 6 (5.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (2.52%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.01%) Mobile App
2 18 (15.13%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.08%) Mathematics
3 12 (10.08%) Physics
4 8 (6.72%) Open Source
5 6 (5.04%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.20%) Clustering
7 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Apple iOS
1 25 (21.01%) Android
2 4 (3.36%) Windows
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) MVC
2 30 (25.21%) TDD
3 28 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 27 (22.69%) BDD
5 25 (21.01%) Mobile Application Development
5 25 (21.01%) Android Development
5 25 (21.01%) iOS Development
6 13 (10.92%) Migration
7 10 (8.40%) Data Migration
8 9 (7.56%) ITIL
9 7 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.04%) Change Management
10 6 (5.04%) Quality Management
10 6 (5.04%) Scrum
10 6 (5.04%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) Test Management
10 6 (5.04%) Kanban
10 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.20%) Data Management
12 4 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 87 (73.11%) SQL
2 72 (60.50%) C#
3 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
4 33 (27.73%) PHP
5 25 (21.01%) C++
5 25 (21.01%) Java
6 20 (16.81%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.04%) PHP5
8 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.68%) VBScript
9 2 (1.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) PhD
2 6 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.52%) Degree
4 2 (1.68%) MCITP
4 2 (1.68%) MCSA
5 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.84%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.84%) HNC
5 1 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 86 (72.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.20%) VMware
3 2 (1.68%) HP
3 2 (1.68%) Dell
4 1 (0.84%) Citrix
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus Pension Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago