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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.52% 3.88% 3.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.16% 11.32% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 27
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
185 265 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.25% 34.28% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 142 245 342
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Xcelsius
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (33.33%) VBA
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) RAD
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (8.33%) H.323
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Xcelsius
4 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) Modernizr
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Xbox
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) RAD
3 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) VBA
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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