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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 79 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 33 135 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.37% 7.84% 5.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.23% 21.09% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 33 130 89
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
530 640 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.07% 37.14% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 439 556 626
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,550 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 -35 12 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Wallingford - 8 £43,500 -
Witney -3 3 £35,000 -15.15%
Abingdon -8 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bicester - 1 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (81.48%) .NET
3 59 (72.84%) ASP.NET
4 56 (69.14%) JavaScript
5 51 (62.96%) C#
6 40 (49.38%) CSS
7 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (41.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
9 30 (37.04%) HTML
10 29 (35.80%) Degree
11 28 (34.57%) TDD
12 26 (32.10%) Scrum
12 26 (32.10%) Web Services
13 24 (29.63%) Ajax
13 24 (29.63%) Web Application Development
14 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 23 (28.40%) WCF
15 22 (27.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (25.93%) jQuery
17 19 (23.46%) Windows
18 18 (22.22%) QA
18 18 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
19 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
19 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
19 17 (20.99%) XML
20 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (18.52%) Linux
21 15 (18.52%) OOP
21 15 (18.52%) SOA

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 9 (11.11%) IIS
1 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.64%) Kentico
2 7 (8.64%) CMS
3 5 (6.17%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.47%) Lync
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) WAN
2 2 (2.47%) DHCP
2 2 (2.47%) RIP
2 2 (2.47%) SNMP
2 2 (2.47%) MPLS
2 2 (2.47%) OSPF
2 2 (2.47%) BGP
2 2 (2.47%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.47%) VRRP
2 2 (2.47%) VPLS
2 2 (2.47%) HSRP
2 2 (2.47%) Multicast
3 1 (1.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (41.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (27.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (6.17%) Xcelsius
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.47%) NUnit
4 2 (2.47%) Subversion
4 2 (2.47%) MSTest
General
1 8 (9.88%) Marketing
2 7 (8.64%) Back Office
3 6 (7.41%) Finance
4 5 (6.17%) Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.94%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 75 (92.59%) Developer
2 41 (50.62%) .NET Developer
3 27 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (23.46%) Senior Developer
5 13 (16.05%) C# Developer
6 12 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Junior C# Developer
8 7 (8.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.64%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (8.64%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Junior Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Junior
9 5 (6.17%) ColdFusion Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Database Developer
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Database Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Development Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (81.48%) .NET
2 59 (72.84%) ASP.NET
3 40 (49.38%) CSS
4 30 (37.04%) HTML
5 26 (32.10%) Web Services
6 24 (29.63%) Ajax
7 23 (28.40%) WCF
7 23 (28.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 21 (25.93%) jQuery
9 17 (20.99%) XML
10 15 (18.52%) REST
11 12 (14.81%) XSLT
12 11 (13.58%) HTML5
13 10 (12.35%) CSS3
14 7 (8.64%) WPF
14 7 (8.64%) LINQ
14 7 (8.64%) WinForms
14 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
14 7 (8.64%) DHTML
14 7 (8.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.64%) W3C
4 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Xbox
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 15 (18.52%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Android
3 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) TDD
3 26 (32.10%) Scrum
4 24 (29.63%) Web Application Development
5 15 (18.52%) Refactoring
5 15 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
5 15 (18.52%) OOP
5 15 (18.52%) SOA
6 14 (17.28%) MVC
7 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
8 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.64%) OO
9 7 (8.64%) Data Management
9 7 (8.64%) MVVM
9 7 (8.64%) Android Development
9 7 (8.64%) iOS Development
10 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (7.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (69.14%) JavaScript
2 51 (62.96%) C#
3 14 (17.28%) VB.NET
4 13 (16.05%) SQL
5 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.17%) VBA
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Degree
2 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) CCNP
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Telerik
3 5 (6.17%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.94%) Siemens
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco
5 2 (2.47%) HP
5 2 (2.47%) Juniper
5 2 (2.47%) Sonus
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) F5
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago