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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 34 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 96 110 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.97% 6.16% 7.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.05% 14.10% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 88 107 92
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 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
598 780 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.17% 43.70% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 534 677 531
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,611
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 23 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 23 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 +11 29 £45,000 +16.12% 4
Witney -3 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Abingdon -5 10 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Banbury - 5 £42,000 - 2
Thame 0 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 23 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.

1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 188 (78.01%) .NET
3 165 (68.46%) C#
4 150 (62.24%) Microsoft
5 142 (58.92%) SQL
6 119 (49.38%) ASP.NET
7 118 (48.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 117 (48.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 104 (43.15%) JavaScript
10 93 (38.59%) HTML
11 90 (37.34%) MVC
12 86 (35.68%) CSS
13 68 (28.22%) T-SQL
14 66 (27.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 65 (26.97%) MS Excel
16 63 (26.14%) .NET Framework
17 50 (20.75%) Web Services
18 48 (19.92%) WCF
19 45 (18.67%) Software Engineering
20 42 (17.43%) VB.NET
21 41 (17.01%) XML
21 41 (17.01%) jQuery
21 41 (17.01%) HTML5
22 36 (14.94%) TDD
22 36 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 35 (14.52%) BDD
23 35 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
23 35 (14.52%) Visual Studio
24 33 (13.69%) Java
24 33 (13.69%) Ajax

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 13 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.56%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.32%) IIS
3 8 (3.32%) CMS
4 6 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.24%) Node.js
5 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.83%) Lync
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 65 (26.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.90%) GitHub
2 3 (1.24%) SaaS
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.98%) Internet
2 3 (1.24%) LAN
2 3 (1.24%) VoIP
2 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 118 (48.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 117 (48.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (13.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (11.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (4.56%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (4.15%) MySQL
10 9 (3.73%) MS Access
11 7 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.90%) Big Data
12 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.24%) Redis
14 2 (0.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 2 (0.83%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (14.52%) Visual Studio
1 35 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (8.30%) NUnit
3 8 (3.32%) Subversion
3 8 (3.32%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.66%) MSTest
5 2 (0.83%) Moq
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (7.88%) Finance
2 9 (3.73%) Banking
3 7 (2.90%) Games
4 4 (1.66%) Billing
4 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.41%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 178 (73.86%) Developer
2 65 (26.97%) .NET Developer
3 61 (25.31%) C# Developer
4 45 (18.67%) Senior Developer
5 41 (17.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (16.60%) Software Engineer
7 31 (12.86%) Software Developer
8 30 (12.45%) C# Software Engineer
9 26 (10.79%) Web Developer
10 25 (10.37%) DBA
10 25 (10.37%) SQL DBA
11 24 (9.96%) SQL Developer
12 21 (8.71%) C# Web Developer
12 21 (8.71%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (8.30%) SQL Server Developer
14 18 (7.47%) SQL Server DBA
15 16 (6.64%) ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (6.64%) .NET Software Engineer
16 14 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (5.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (78.01%) .NET
2 119 (49.38%) ASP.NET
3 93 (38.59%) HTML
4 86 (35.68%) CSS
5 66 (27.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 63 (26.14%) .NET Framework
7 50 (20.75%) Web Services
8 48 (19.92%) WCF
9 41 (17.01%) jQuery
9 41 (17.01%) HTML5
9 41 (17.01%) XML
10 33 (13.69%) Ajax
11 29 (12.03%) CSS3
11 29 (12.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 27 (11.20%) ADO.NET
13 23 (9.54%) WPF
14 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 21 (8.71%) Silverlight
15 21 (8.71%) LINQ
16 14 (5.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.30%) Open Source
2 18 (7.47%) Mobile App
2 18 (7.47%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.22%) NHS
4 14 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.56%) Replication
6 10 (4.15%) Mathematics
6 10 (4.15%) Physics
7 9 (3.73%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.66%) Social Media
9 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.41%) AS400
10 1 (0.41%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.47%) Android
2 17 (7.05%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.73%) Windows
4 5 (2.07%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.34%) MVC
2 45 (18.67%) Software Engineering
3 36 (14.94%) TDD
4 35 (14.52%) BDD
5 26 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (8.71%) OO
6 21 (8.71%) Unit Testing
7 19 (7.88%) Migration
7 19 (7.88%) Scrum
8 18 (7.47%) Data Migration
8 18 (7.47%) Mobile Application Development
8 18 (7.47%) Android Development
8 18 (7.47%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (7.05%) iOS Development
10 15 (6.22%) Data Modelling
11 14 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (5.39%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.56%) SOA
13 11 (4.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (68.46%) C#
2 142 (58.92%) SQL
3 104 (43.15%) JavaScript
4 68 (28.22%) T-SQL
5 42 (17.43%) VB.NET
6 33 (13.69%) Java
7 27 (11.20%) PHP
8 17 (7.05%) C++
9 14 (5.81%) VBScript
10 12 (4.98%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.73%) VB
12 7 (2.90%) VB6
13 6 (2.49%) PHP5
14 3 (1.24%) C
15 2 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 21 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.15%) PhD
3 9 (3.73%) Degree
4 6 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.07%) HNC
5 5 (2.07%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.98%) Puppet
1 12 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.83%) SCCM
2 2 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 150 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.66%) VMware
2 4 (1.66%) Telerik
2 4 (1.66%) Oracle
3 1 (0.41%) IBM
Witney, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Banbury
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Qube Learning
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago