The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 43 132 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.87% 7.42% 6.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.37% 17.32% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 117 105
Average salary £42,492 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.31% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
459 762 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.66% 42.83% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 385 691 676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -37 8 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Abingdon -18 4 £31,250 -37.50%
Wallingford +7 3 £39,500 +10.48% 1
Witney 0 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Burford - 2 £42,492 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 139 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (58.27%) .NET
3 77 (55.40%) C#
4 73 (52.52%) SQL
5 72 (51.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 68 (48.92%) Microsoft
7 62 (44.60%) JavaScript
8 60 (43.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 58 (41.73%) HTML
10 57 (41.01%) CSS
11 51 (36.69%) ASP.NET
12 46 (33.09%) .NET Framework
13 42 (30.22%) MS Excel
14 41 (29.50%) MVC
15 38 (27.34%) VB.NET
16 35 (25.18%) Web Services
17 33 (23.74%) jQuery
18 31 (22.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 30 (21.58%) WCF
19 30 (21.58%) XML
19 30 (21.58%) T-SQL
20 29 (20.86%) Scrum
20 29 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
21 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
22 25 (17.99%) TDD
22 25 (17.99%) Ajax
23 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
24 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
24 23 (16.55%) XSLT
25 22 (15.83%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.76%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.04%) IIS
4 6 (4.32%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.16%) Node.js
5 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.16%) CMS
6 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.44%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (30.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (51.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 60 (43.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (15.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (13.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (5.76%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.16%) Redis
10 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.16%) MS Access
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.44%) MySQL
11 2 (1.44%) OLAP
11 2 (1.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (12.23%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.07%) NUnit
4 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.04%) Subversion
5 2 (1.44%) MSTest
5 2 (1.44%) Moq
6 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (6.47%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Banking
2 5 (3.60%) Back Office
3 3 (2.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (72.66%) Developer
2 54 (38.85%) .NET Developer
3 23 (16.55%) C# Developer
3 23 (16.55%) SQL Developer
4 20 (14.39%) SQL DBA
4 20 (14.39%) DBA
5 19 (13.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (10.79%) Software Engineer
7 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (9.35%) SQL Server DBA
9 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Developer
10 11 (7.91%) Web Developer
11 10 (7.19%) Senior Developer
11 10 (7.19%) Administrator
11 10 (7.19%) Software Developer
11 10 (7.19%) .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (6.47%) Server Administrator
12 9 (6.47%) .NET Web Developer
13 7 (5.04%) VB6 Developer
13 7 (5.04%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (58.27%) .NET
2 58 (41.73%) HTML
3 57 (41.01%) CSS
4 51 (36.69%) ASP.NET
5 46 (33.09%) .NET Framework
6 35 (25.18%) Web Services
7 33 (23.74%) jQuery
8 31 (22.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (21.58%) WCF
9 30 (21.58%) XML
10 25 (17.99%) Ajax
11 23 (16.55%) XSLT
12 21 (15.11%) HTML5
13 20 (14.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 19 (13.67%) ADO.NET
15 15 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 14 (10.07%) LINQ
17 13 (9.35%) REST
17 13 (9.35%) CSS3
18 12 (8.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) NHS
1 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.04%) Replication
3 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.32%) Open Source
4 5 (3.60%) Social Media
4 5 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.60%) W3C
5 4 (2.88%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.44%) Physics
8 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.72%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.63%) Windows
2 7 (5.04%) Android
3 6 (4.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.88%) Linux
5 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.50%) MVC
2 29 (20.86%) Scrum
3 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.99%) TDD
5 23 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (14.39%) Data Modelling
7 19 (13.67%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.51%) OO
8 16 (11.51%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.79%) E-Commerce
10 13 (9.35%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (7.19%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (4.32%) CRM
13 6 (4.32%) Data Protection
13 6 (4.32%) Android Development
14 5 (3.60%) MVVM
14 5 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
14 5 (3.60%) Web Application Development
14 5 (3.60%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (55.40%) C#
2 73 (52.52%) SQL
3 62 (44.60%) JavaScript
4 38 (27.34%) VB.NET
5 30 (21.58%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.35%) Java
7 8 (5.76%) VB6
7 8 (5.76%) VBScript
7 8 (5.76%) VB
8 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.16%) C
10 2 (1.44%) PHP
10 2 (1.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.79%) Degree
3 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) PhD
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.32%) Puppet
2 2 (1.44%) SCCM
2 2 (1.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (48.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.19%) Telerik
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle
4 3 (2.16%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.16%) Primavera
4 3 (2.16%) Sage
5 2 (1.44%) Open Text
5 2 (1.44%) Cognos
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
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