The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 47 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 26 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.60% 7.88% 7.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.30% 19.76% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 21
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
230 167 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 49.57% 39.86% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 169 150 104
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (91.89%) C#
2 34 (91.89%) .NET
3 32 (86.49%) SQL
4 20 (54.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (51.35%) .NET Framework
5 19 (51.35%) HTML
5 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
5 19 (51.35%) CSS
5 19 (51.35%) XSLT
5 19 (51.35%) XML
6 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
7 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
9 15 (40.54%) Flash
9 15 (40.54%) XHTML
9 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
9 15 (40.54%) WSDL
9 15 (40.54%) Dreamweaver
9 15 (40.54%) SOAP
9 15 (40.54%) Web Services
9 15 (40.54%) Photoshop
9 15 (40.54%) IIS
9 15 (40.54%) Web Design
9 15 (40.54%) Adobe
9 15 (40.54%) Fireworks
9 15 (40.54%) Degree
9 15 (40.54%) WCAG
9 15 (40.54%) WAI
9 15 (40.54%) Ajax

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (40.54%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Photoshop
1 15 (40.54%) Fireworks
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (54.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (45.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) QlikView
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) DTS
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) .NET Developer
2 18 (48.65%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Development Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.41%) DBA
8 2 (5.41%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Software Development Team Leader
9 1 (2.70%) Senior DBA
9 1 (2.70%) Server Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) CSS
2 19 (51.35%) XSLT
2 19 (51.35%) XML
2 19 (51.35%) .NET Framework
2 19 (51.35%) HTML
3 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
4 15 (40.54%) SOAP
4 15 (40.54%) Web Services
4 15 (40.54%) Flash
4 15 (40.54%) XHTML
4 15 (40.54%) WSDL
4 15 (40.54%) Ajax
4 15 (40.54%) jQuery
4 15 (40.54%) HTML5
4 15 (40.54%) CSS3
5 4 (10.81%) WCF
5 4 (10.81%) LINQ
5 4 (10.81%) XSD
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
1 15 (40.54%) Web Design
2 14 (37.84%) OOD
2 14 (37.84%) OO
3 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (18.92%) MVC
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Online Marketing
6 5 (13.51%) SEO
7 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.70%) ETL
9 1 (2.70%) ITIL
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.70%) Data Management
9 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) C#
2 32 (86.49%) SQL
3 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) WCAG
1 15 (40.54%) WAI
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
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