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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 65 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 14 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.93% 4.42% 5.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.86% 10.67% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 19
Average salary £28,250 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.55% -43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
204 150 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 57.30% 41.44% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 145 135 95
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (90.24%) .NET
3 36 (87.80%) C#
3 36 (87.80%) SQL
4 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
5 24 (58.54%) ASP.NET
5 24 (58.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (56.10%) .NET Framework
6 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (56.10%) CSS
6 23 (56.10%) IIS
6 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
6 23 (56.10%) XML
7 22 (53.66%) XSLT
7 22 (53.66%) HTML
7 22 (53.66%) Ajax
7 22 (53.66%) jQuery
7 22 (53.66%) Web Services
8 21 (51.22%) Web Design
8 21 (51.22%) WCAG
8 21 (51.22%) WAI
8 21 (51.22%) Photoshop
8 21 (51.22%) SOAP
8 21 (51.22%) Flash
8 21 (51.22%) XHTML
8 21 (51.22%) Adobe
8 21 (51.22%) WSDL
8 21 (51.22%) Dreamweaver
8 21 (51.22%) E-Commerce
8 21 (51.22%) Fireworks

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (56.10%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Photoshop
1 21 (51.22%) Fireworks
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) RFID
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (58.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) QlikView
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) DTS
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) .NET Developer
3 17 (41.46%) C# Developer
4 11 (26.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.32%) Software Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Development Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.88%) DBA
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (4.88%) Software Development Team Leader
9 1 (2.44%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (90.24%) .NET
2 24 (58.54%) ASP.NET
3 23 (56.10%) CSS
3 23 (56.10%) XML
3 23 (56.10%) .NET Framework
4 22 (53.66%) Ajax
4 22 (53.66%) XSLT
4 22 (53.66%) HTML
4 22 (53.66%) Web Services
4 22 (53.66%) jQuery
5 21 (51.22%) HTML5
5 21 (51.22%) CSS3
5 21 (51.22%) SOAP
5 21 (51.22%) Flash
5 21 (51.22%) XHTML
5 21 (51.22%) WSDL
6 2 (4.88%) LINQ
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.44%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) GIS
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) E-Commerce
1 21 (51.22%) Web Design
2 18 (43.90%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (26.83%) OOD
3 11 (26.83%) OO
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
5 6 (14.63%) MVC
5 6 (14.63%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) SEO
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
6 5 (12.20%) Online Marketing
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.44%) Data Management
9 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.44%) Change Management
9 1 (2.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) C#
1 36 (87.80%) SQL
2 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) VBScript
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCDBA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) WCAG
1 21 (51.22%) WAI
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 21 (51.22%) Adobe
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Sage
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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