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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 59 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 21 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.05% 5.49% 6.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.77% 14.04% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 21
Average salary £23,500 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.96% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
215 171 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 51.68% 39.13% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 142 148 89
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 40 (93.02%) C#
3 37 (86.05%) SQL
4 25 (58.14%) JavaScript
4 25 (58.14%) CSS
4 25 (58.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (55.81%) .NET Framework
5 24 (55.81%) XML
5 24 (55.81%) HTML
5 24 (55.81%) XSLT
6 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
7 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
7 22 (51.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (48.84%) jQuery
8 21 (48.84%) Ajax
8 21 (48.84%) Web Services
9 20 (46.51%) Flash
9 20 (46.51%) XHTML
9 20 (46.51%) E-Commerce
9 20 (46.51%) Photoshop
9 20 (46.51%) IIS
9 20 (46.51%) SOAP
9 20 (46.51%) Web Design
9 20 (46.51%) Adobe
9 20 (46.51%) WSDL
9 20 (46.51%) Dreamweaver
9 20 (46.51%) Fireworks
9 20 (46.51%) WCAG
9 20 (46.51%) WAI

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (46.51%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Photoshop
1 20 (46.51%) Fireworks
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) RFID
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (58.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (51.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) QlikView
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) DTS
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 5 (11.63%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 23 (53.49%) .NET Developer
3 22 (51.16%) C# Developer
4 12 (27.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Development Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.65%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.65%) DBA
9 2 (4.65%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (4.65%) Software Development Team Leader
10 1 (2.33%) Senior DBA
10 1 (2.33%) Server Administrator
10 1 (2.33%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) CSS
3 24 (55.81%) HTML
3 24 (55.81%) XML
3 24 (55.81%) XSLT
3 24 (55.81%) .NET Framework
4 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
5 21 (48.84%) Web Services
5 21 (48.84%) Ajax
5 21 (48.84%) jQuery
6 20 (46.51%) HTML5
6 20 (46.51%) CSS3
6 20 (46.51%) Flash
6 20 (46.51%) XHTML
6 20 (46.51%) WSDL
6 20 (46.51%) SOAP
7 5 (11.63%) LINQ
8 4 (9.30%) WCF
8 4 (9.30%) XSD
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) GIS
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) E-Commerce
1 20 (46.51%) Web Design
2 17 (39.53%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (32.56%) OOD
3 14 (32.56%) OO
4 8 (18.60%) MVC
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) BDD
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Online Marketing
7 5 (11.63%) SEO
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.33%) ETL
10 1 (2.33%) ITIL
10 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.33%) Data Management
10 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) C#
2 37 (86.05%) SQL
3 25 (58.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) VB
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (46.51%) WCAG
1 20 (46.51%) WAI
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
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