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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 38 43 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.91% 3.31% 6.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.94% 9.09% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 11
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

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
85 143 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.25% 36.39% 37.14%
Number of salaries quoted 78 124 57
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (69.23%) .NET
2 27 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 27 (69.23%) C#
2 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) SQL
4 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
5 16 (41.03%) CRM
5 16 (41.03%) XML
6 14 (35.90%) Visual Studio
7 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (30.77%) Internet
8 12 (30.77%) Sage
8 12 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
9 11 (28.21%) MVC
9 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
9 11 (28.21%) TDD
9 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (25.64%) Degree
11 9 (23.08%) Apple
11 9 (23.08%) OOD
11 9 (23.08%) OO
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (23.08%) Mobile Development
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (7.69%) IIS
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) NAS
2 3 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.69%) DTS
4 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.13%) MS Access
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Visual Studio
2 13 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Team Leader
3 10 (25.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) C# Developer
3 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (23.08%) DBA
4 9 (23.08%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Applications Developer
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (10.26%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Server Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) .NET
1 27 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 16 (41.03%) XML
3 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (20.51%) Replication
2 6 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) CRM
3 11 (28.21%) MVC
3 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 11 (28.21%) TDD
4 9 (23.08%) OOD
4 9 (23.08%) OO
4 9 (23.08%) Mobile Development
4 9 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
4 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.69%) Database Security
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Change Control
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Validation
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) C#
2 22 (56.41%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.38%) VB
6 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) vSphere
1 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Sage
1 12 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (23.08%) Apple
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago