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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 16 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 4.35% 2.27% 53.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 7.14% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 15
Average salary £39,375 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.96% +26.15%
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
9 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 19.57% 31.82% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 17
Average salary £43,750 £40,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +25.38%
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 27 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) DSDM
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware