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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 41 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 74 114 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.87% 6.55% 7.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.26% 15.64% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71 108 103
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
558 729 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.73% 41.87% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 479 666 630
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -8 20 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Witney -2 13 £42,500 +6.25%
Abingdon -11 10 £31,250 -37.50%
Banbury - 3 £33,500 -
Burford - 2 £42,492 -
Wallingford -6 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 20 August 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.

1 218 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 163 (74.77%) .NET
3 143 (65.60%) C#
4 138 (63.30%) Microsoft
5 131 (60.09%) SQL
6 114 (52.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 102 (46.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 99 (45.41%) ASP.NET
9 87 (39.91%) HTML
10 86 (39.45%) MVC
11 85 (38.99%) JavaScript
12 80 (36.70%) CSS
13 64 (29.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (28.90%) T-SQL
15 62 (28.44%) MS Excel
16 60 (27.52%) .NET Framework
17 50 (22.94%) Web Services
18 43 (19.72%) WCF
19 42 (19.27%) Software Engineering
20 41 (18.81%) XML
21 39 (17.89%) VB.NET
22 37 (16.97%) TDD
23 34 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 34 (15.60%) HTML5
24 33 (15.14%) Team Foundation Server
24 33 (15.14%) Java
25 32 (14.68%) Ajax
26 31 (14.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 31 (14.22%) jQuery
26 31 (14.22%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (5.05%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.67%) IIS
4 6 (2.75%) CMS
5 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.38%) Node.js
6 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.92%) Lync
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 62 (28.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.75%) GitHub
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) LAN
2 1 (0.46%) VoIP
2 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 114 (52.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 102 (46.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (14.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (12.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (5.05%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.59%) MS Access
10 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (3.21%) MySQL
12 7 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (2.75%) Big Data
14 3 (1.38%) Redis
14 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 2 (0.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (15.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (14.22%) Visual Studio
3 19 (8.72%) NUnit
4 9 (4.13%) Subversion
5 7 (3.21%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.83%) MSTest
7 2 (0.92%) Moq
7 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (7.80%) Finance
2 8 (3.67%) Banking
3 6 (2.75%) Games
4 3 (1.38%) Retail
5 2 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 155 (71.10%) Developer
2 61 (27.98%) .NET Developer
3 55 (25.23%) C# Developer
4 38 (17.43%) Senior Developer
5 37 (16.97%) Software Engineer
6 34 (15.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (13.30%) Software Developer
7 29 (13.30%) C# Software Engineer
8 27 (12.39%) Web Developer
9 26 (11.93%) SQL Developer
10 25 (11.47%) SQL DBA
10 25 (11.47%) DBA
11 22 (10.09%) C# Web Developer
12 20 (9.17%) SQL Server Developer
13 19 (8.72%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (7.80%) SQL Server DBA
15 15 (6.88%) .NET Software Engineer
16 14 (6.42%) Administrator
17 12 (5.50%) Support Engineer
17 12 (5.50%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (74.77%) .NET
2 99 (45.41%) ASP.NET
3 87 (39.91%) HTML
4 80 (36.70%) CSS
5 64 (29.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (27.52%) .NET Framework
7 50 (22.94%) Web Services
8 43 (19.72%) WCF
9 41 (18.81%) XML
10 34 (15.60%) HTML5
11 32 (14.68%) Ajax
12 31 (14.22%) jQuery
13 28 (12.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 25 (11.47%) ADO.NET
15 23 (10.55%) CSS3
16 20 (9.17%) WPF
16 20 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 19 (8.72%) Silverlight
17 19 (8.72%) LINQ
18 15 (6.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.17%) Mobile App
2 17 (7.80%) Open Source
3 14 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.96%) NHS
5 12 (5.50%) Replication
6 7 (3.21%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.29%) Social Media
7 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.92%) Physics
8 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) AS400
9 1 (0.46%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.72%) Android
2 17 (7.80%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.67%) Windows
4 6 (2.75%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.45%) MVC
2 42 (19.27%) Software Engineering
3 37 (16.97%) TDD
4 24 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (10.09%) Unit Testing
6 20 (9.17%) Mobile Application Development
6 20 (9.17%) Migration
6 20 (9.17%) Scrum
7 19 (8.72%) OO
7 19 (8.72%) Data Migration
7 19 (8.72%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (8.26%) Android Development
9 17 (7.80%) iOS Development
9 17 (7.80%) BDD
9 17 (7.80%) E-Commerce
9 17 (7.80%) Data Modelling
10 13 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (4.59%) Web Development
12 10 (4.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (65.60%) C#
2 131 (60.09%) SQL
3 85 (38.99%) JavaScript
4 63 (28.90%) T-SQL
5 39 (17.89%) VB.NET
6 33 (15.14%) Java
7 24 (11.01%) PHP
8 17 (7.80%) C++
9 12 (5.50%) VBScript
9 12 (5.50%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.67%) VB
11 7 (3.21%) VB6
12 5 (2.29%) PHP5
13 3 (1.38%) C
14 2 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 23 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.21%) Degree
3 5 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.29%) HNC
3 5 (2.29%) HND
4 2 (0.92%) PhD
5 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.67%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.50%) Puppet
1 12 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.92%) SCCM
2 2 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 138 (63.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.29%) Telerik
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle
4 3 (1.38%) VMware
5 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.46%) Cognos
5 1 (0.46%) IBM
5 1 (0.46%) Sage
5 1 (0.46%) Primavera
5 1 (0.46%) Open Text
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