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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.82% 5.14% 4.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.10% 14.94% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 41
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
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
213 261 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.83% 34.39% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 187 231 294
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 March 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (75.00%) .NET
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (66.67%) Windows
4 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 15 (62.50%) Web Application Development
5 15 (62.50%) Linux
5 15 (62.50%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.83%) MS Office
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (20.83%) Xcelsius
8 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
8 5 (20.83%) VBA
8 5 (20.83%) RAD
8 5 (20.83%) Business Objects
9 3 (12.50%) CSS
9 3 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (8.33%) MVC
10 2 (8.33%) HTML5
10 2 (8.33%) CSS3
10 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (70.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (20.83%) Xcelsius
3 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSTest
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) NUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) .NET Developer
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Database Developer
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 18 (75.00%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Web Application Development
1 15 (62.50%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) RAD
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Document Management
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) VBA
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) VCP4
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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