The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 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 Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 40 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 90 117 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.70% 6.64% 7.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.28% 15.25% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 84 113 94
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
589 767 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.30% 43.51% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 523 670 532
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,721
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,900 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 27 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Witney -4 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Abingdon -9 9 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Banbury - 5 £42,000 - 2
Thame +3 2 £35,500 -
Wallingford -9 1 £40,000 +25.00%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

1 230 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 178 (77.39%) .NET
3 156 (67.83%) C#
4 145 (63.04%) Microsoft
5 138 (60.00%) SQL
6 114 (49.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 112 (48.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 110 (47.83%) ASP.NET
9 96 (41.74%) JavaScript
10 89 (38.70%) HTML
11 88 (38.26%) MVC
12 83 (36.09%) CSS
13 68 (29.57%) T-SQL
14 64 (27.83%) MS Excel
15 63 (27.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 62 (26.96%) .NET Framework
17 48 (20.87%) Web Services
18 45 (19.57%) WCF
19 42 (18.26%) Software Engineering
20 40 (17.39%) XML
20 40 (17.39%) VB.NET
21 38 (16.52%) jQuery
21 38 (16.52%) HTML5
22 35 (15.22%) TDD
22 35 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
22 35 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 34 (14.78%) BDD
24 33 (14.35%) Ajax
24 33 (14.35%) Java
25 32 (13.91%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.78%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.48%) IIS
3 8 (3.48%) CMS
4 5 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.30%) Node.js
5 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.87%) Lync
6 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 64 (27.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.61%) GitHub
2 3 (1.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.78%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) LAN
2 2 (0.87%) VoIP
2 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 114 (49.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 112 (48.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (11.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (4.78%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.35%) MySQL
10 9 (3.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (3.91%) MS Access
11 7 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (2.61%) Big Data
13 3 (1.30%) Redis
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 2 (0.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (13.91%) Visual Studio
3 19 (8.26%) NUnit
4 9 (3.91%) Subversion
5 7 (3.04%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.74%) MSTest
7 2 (0.87%) Moq
7 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (8.26%) Finance
2 8 (3.48%) Banking
3 6 (2.61%) Games
4 2 (0.87%) Billing
4 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 169 (73.48%) Developer
2 63 (27.39%) .NET Developer
3 57 (24.78%) C# Developer
4 43 (18.70%) Senior Developer
5 37 (16.09%) Software Engineer
5 37 (16.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (13.04%) Software Developer
7 29 (12.61%) C# Software Engineer
8 26 (11.30%) Web Developer
9 25 (10.87%) DBA
9 25 (10.87%) SQL DBA
10 24 (10.43%) SQL Developer
11 21 (9.13%) C# Web Developer
12 20 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
12 20 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
13 17 (7.39%) SQL Server DBA
14 15 (6.52%) .NET Software Engineer
15 14 (6.09%) ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (5.65%) Administrator
16 13 (5.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (77.39%) .NET
2 110 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 89 (38.70%) HTML
4 83 (36.09%) CSS
5 63 (27.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (26.96%) .NET Framework
7 48 (20.87%) Web Services
8 45 (19.57%) WCF
9 40 (17.39%) XML
10 38 (16.52%) jQuery
10 38 (16.52%) HTML5
11 33 (14.35%) Ajax
12 28 (12.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 27 (11.74%) CSS3
14 26 (11.30%) ADO.NET
15 21 (9.13%) LINQ
15 21 (9.13%) WPF
16 20 (8.70%) Silverlight
16 20 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 15 (6.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.26%) Open Source
2 18 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 17 (7.39%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (6.09%) NHS
5 12 (5.22%) Replication
5 12 (5.22%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.48%) Mathematics
6 8 (3.48%) Physics
6 8 (3.48%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.74%) Social Media
9 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) AS400
10 1 (0.43%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.83%) Android
2 17 (7.39%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.04%) Windows
4 5 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (38.26%) MVC
2 42 (18.26%) Software Engineering
3 35 (15.22%) TDD
4 34 (14.78%) BDD
5 25 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (9.57%) Unit Testing
7 21 (9.13%) OO
8 20 (8.70%) Migration
9 19 (8.26%) Scrum
9 19 (8.26%) Data Migration
9 19 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (7.83%) Android Development
10 18 (7.83%) Mobile Application Development
11 17 (7.39%) iOS Development
12 15 (6.52%) Data Modelling
13 14 (6.09%) E-Commerce
14 12 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (4.78%) Change Management
16 10 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 156 (67.83%) C#
2 138 (60.00%) SQL
3 96 (41.74%) JavaScript
4 68 (29.57%) T-SQL
5 40 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 33 (14.35%) Java
7 27 (11.74%) PHP
8 17 (7.39%) C++
9 13 (5.65%) VBScript
10 11 (4.78%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.91%) VB
12 7 (3.04%) VB6
13 6 (2.61%) PHP5
14 3 (1.30%) C
15 2 (0.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 21 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.48%) PhD
2 8 (3.48%) Degree
3 6 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.17%) HNC
4 5 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.91%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.78%) Puppet
1 11 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.87%) SCCM
2 2 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 145 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.17%) Telerik
3 4 (1.74%) VMware
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (0.43%) IBM
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Banbury
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 26 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Qube Learning
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago