The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sidcup region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 19 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 3.70% 3.85% 60.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 16.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 14
Average salary £39,375 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
London

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 Sidcup region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sidcup
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 12.96% 23.08% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 14
Average salary £47,500 £41,875 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.43% +28.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Sidcup

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Sidcup

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
4 6 (66.67%) VB
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) ISEB
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (66.67%) QA
4 6 (66.67%) Selenium
4 6 (66.67%) TestComplete
4 6 (66.67%) BDD
4 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) VBScript
6 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 4 (44.44%) DSDM
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) Time Management
6 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 2 (22.22%) Ajax
7 2 (22.22%) Ext JS
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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.

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) TestComplete
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) Ext JS
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) DSDM
3 4 (44.44%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) VB
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft