The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 48 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.68% 6.90% 6.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 18.18% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +70.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
SQL Server 2008
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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 Portsmouth region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
112 143 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 37.84% 37.93% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 105 132 93
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Portsmouth region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) MS Access
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) MS Access
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos