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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 45 136 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.88% 7.42% 7.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.91% 16.79% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 34 124 138
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
505 810 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.37% 44.17% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 441 720 767
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -40 10 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Wallingford +7 7 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Abingdon -18 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Thame +11 1 £38,500 +2.66%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (66.10%) .NET
3 67 (56.78%) C#
4 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
5 58 (49.15%) CSS
6 57 (48.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 55 (46.61%) SQL
8 53 (44.92%) HTML
9 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
10 48 (40.68%) ASP.NET
11 41 (34.75%) .NET Framework
12 39 (33.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (32.20%) Web Services
14 37 (31.36%) MS Excel
15 35 (29.66%) VB.NET
15 35 (29.66%) WCF
16 32 (27.12%) XML
17 31 (26.27%) jQuery
18 30 (25.42%) TDD
18 30 (25.42%) Scrum
19 28 (23.73%) MVC
19 28 (23.73%) Ajax
19 28 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
20 27 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (22.88%) XSLT
21 26 (22.03%) Degree
22 20 (16.95%) Unit Testing
22 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
22 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 19 (16.10%) HTML5

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 17 (14.41%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.86%) IIS
3 7 (5.93%) ColdFusion
4 5 (4.24%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.54%) Lync
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.54%) CMS
6 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (31.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
2 3 (2.54%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) DHCP
3 1 (0.85%) RIP
3 1 (0.85%) SNMP
3 1 (0.85%) Extranet
3 1 (0.85%) MPLS
3 1 (0.85%) OSPF
3 1 (0.85%) BGP
3 1 (0.85%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.85%) VRRP
3 1 (0.85%) VPLS
3 1 (0.85%) HSRP
3 1 (0.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (48.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 39 (33.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (4.24%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (4.24%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.54%) MS Access
11 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.69%) MySQL
12 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.02%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.47%) NUnit
4 5 (4.24%) Subversion
5 2 (1.69%) Moq
6 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (9.32%) Back Office
2 6 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Advertising
3 2 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Billing
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (75.42%) Developer
2 54 (45.76%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.10%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (13.56%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.17%) SQL Developer
5 12 (10.17%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.47%) DBA
6 10 (8.47%) SQL DBA
7 9 (7.63%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) ColdFusion Developer
8 7 (5.93%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Administrator
9 6 (5.08%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.24%) SQL Server DBA
10 5 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Server Administrator
11 4 (3.39%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (66.10%) .NET
2 58 (49.15%) CSS
3 53 (44.92%) HTML
4 48 (40.68%) ASP.NET
5 41 (34.75%) .NET Framework
6 38 (32.20%) Web Services
7 35 (29.66%) WCF
8 32 (27.12%) XML
9 31 (26.27%) jQuery
10 28 (23.73%) Ajax
11 27 (22.88%) XSLT
12 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 19 (16.10%) HTML5
14 18 (15.25%) WPF
15 17 (14.41%) LINQ
15 17 (14.41%) REST
16 16 (13.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (11.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) W3C
2 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.08%) Replication
5 6 (5.08%) Open Source
5 6 (5.08%) NHS
6 5 (4.24%) Social Media
7 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.69%) Physics
8 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.85%) Clustering
9 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.85%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.10%) Windows
2 13 (11.02%) Android
3 11 (9.32%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.63%) Linux
5 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.42%) Scrum
1 30 (25.42%) TDD
2 28 (23.73%) MVC
3 27 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.95%) Unit Testing
5 17 (14.41%) OO
6 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.17%) Android Development
7 11 (9.32%) iOS Development
7 11 (9.32%) MVVM
7 11 (9.32%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.32%) Data Modelling
7 11 (9.32%) Data Management
8 10 (8.47%) Web Application Development
9 9 (7.63%) Customer Engagement
9 9 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.78%) SOA
10 8 (6.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 67 (56.78%) C#
2 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
3 55 (46.61%) SQL
4 35 (29.66%) VB.NET
5 18 (15.25%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.93%) Java
6 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.24%) VB6
7 5 (4.24%) VBScript
7 5 (4.24%) VB
8 2 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) Degree
2 19 (16.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) PhD
5 1 (0.85%) CCNP
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) Puppet
1 6 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.54%) SCOM
3 2 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (43.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.56%) Telerik
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle
4 3 (2.54%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.54%) Sage
4 3 (2.54%) Primavera
5 2 (1.69%) Open Text
5 2 (1.69%) VMware
5 2 (1.69%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) F5
6 1 (0.85%) Sonus
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Juniper
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + benefits, pension + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago