The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 91 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 678 952 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.03% 4.29% 5.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.01% 13.26% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 622 884 1277
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
6771 7177 7225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.30% 32.37% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5832 6305 6548
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -23 152 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Berkshire 0 119 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Oxfordshire -6 96 £42,500 +8.97% 11
Buckinghamshire -21 95 £43,500 +2.35% 11
Hampshire -33 92 £40,000 +14.28% 16
West Sussex -7 63 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Kent -24 48 £50,000 +14.28% 2
East Sussex -43 20 £40,000 +19.40% 7
Middlesex +3 4 £47,500 +31.03%
Home Counties - 4 £50,000 -
Sussex - 2 £42,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 1626 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1007 (61.93%) .NET
3 992 (61.01%) SQL
4 897 (55.17%) C#
5 743 (45.69%) Microsoft
6 738 (45.39%) ASP.NET
7 630 (38.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 614 (37.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 555 (34.13%) T-SQL
10 481 (29.58%) HTML
11 452 (27.80%) JavaScript
12 449 (27.61%) MVC
13 444 (27.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 425 (26.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 414 (25.46%) Windows
16 397 (24.42%) MS Excel
17 396 (24.35%) CSS
18 372 (22.88%) jQuery
19 337 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
20 322 (19.80%) XML
21 274 (16.85%) .NET Framework
22 272 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
23 260 (15.99%) WCF
23 260 (15.99%) Web Services
24 239 (14.70%) Visual Studio
25 232 (14.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 214 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
27 205 (12.61%) Ajax
28 200 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
29 195 (11.99%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 169 (10.39%) IIS
2 127 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 66 (4.06%) MS Exchange
4 54 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 46 (2.83%) CMS
6 42 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 37 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 34 (2.09%) Apache
8 34 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 33 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 30 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
11 24 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 23 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
16 10 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
17 9 (0.55%) Lync
17 9 (0.55%) ArcGIS
18 7 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 397 (24.42%) MS Excel
2 81 (4.98%) MS Office
3 18 (1.11%) InfoPath
4 16 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.92%) Fireworks
6 8 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.25%) MS Project
9 1 (0.062%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.25%) SalesLogix
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.18%) Agresso
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.062%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (2.34%) SaaS
3 9 (0.55%) Office 365
4 7 (0.43%) GitHub
5 3 (0.18%) IaaS
5 3 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.44%) Internet
2 55 (3.38%) TCP/IP
3 53 (3.26%) Firewall
4 52 (3.20%) VPN
4 52 (3.20%) SAN
5 50 (3.08%) DNS
6 28 (1.72%) LAN
7 26 (1.60%) DHCP
8 24 (1.48%) SSL
9 23 (1.41%) HTTP
10 22 (1.35%) Intranet
11 21 (1.29%) WAN
12 18 (1.11%) Extranet
13 16 (0.98%) FTP
14 12 (0.74%) LDAP
14 12 (0.74%) VoIP
15 11 (0.68%) NAS
16 9 (0.55%) iSCSI
16 9 (0.55%) SNMP
17 8 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1626 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 630 (38.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 614 (37.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 444 (27.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 425 (26.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 232 (14.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 200 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
8 104 (6.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 95 (5.84%) Relational Database
10 69 (4.24%) Oracle Database
11 67 (4.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 53 (3.26%) MySQL
13 48 (2.95%) OLAP
13 48 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 39 (2.40%) DTS
15 33 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
15 33 (2.03%) RDBMS
16 29 (1.78%) MS Access
17 26 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (1.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 239 (14.70%) Visual Studio
2 131 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (3.26%) Subversion
4 51 (3.14%) Git (software)
5 48 (2.95%) NUnit
6 28 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 19 (1.17%) TeamCity
8 15 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
8 15 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (0.62%) Selenium
10 9 (0.55%) ReSharper
11 8 (0.49%) JIRA
11 8 (0.49%) MSTest
11 8 (0.49%) Moq
11 8 (0.49%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (0.37%) ERwin
14 5 (0.31%) MSI
14 5 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.18%) NCrunch
General
1 180 (11.07%) Finance
2 37 (2.28%) Marketing
3 31 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.54%) Banking
5 24 (1.48%) Retail
6 22 (1.35%) Automotive
7 20 (1.23%) Advertising
8 19 (1.17%) Games
9 16 (0.98%) Back Office
10 15 (0.92%) Legal
11 10 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.43%) German Language
14 6 (0.37%) Billing
15 5 (0.31%) Publishing
15 5 (0.31%) Electronics
15 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.25%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.18%) Polish Language
18 1 (0.062%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1017 (62.55%) Developer
2 379 (23.31%) .NET Developer
3 375 (23.06%) C# Developer
4 268 (16.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 239 (14.70%) DBA
6 193 (11.87%) SQL DBA
7 192 (11.81%) Senior Developer
8 186 (11.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 186 (11.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 179 (11.01%) SQL Developer
10 138 (8.49%) Administrator
11 127 (7.81%) SQL Server DBA
12 123 (7.56%) Software Developer
13 97 (5.97%) Web Developer
14 88 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
15 86 (5.29%) Analyst
16 79 (4.86%) Software Engineer
17 74 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
18 73 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 68 (4.18%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1007 (61.93%) .NET
2 738 (45.39%) ASP.NET
3 481 (29.58%) HTML
4 396 (24.35%) CSS
5 372 (22.88%) jQuery
6 337 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 322 (19.80%) XML
8 274 (16.85%) .NET Framework
9 260 (15.99%) WCF
9 260 (15.99%) Web Services
10 205 (12.61%) Ajax
11 132 (8.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 130 (8.00%) HTML5
13 108 (6.64%) CSS3
14 98 (6.03%) XSLT
14 98 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 97 (5.97%) SOAP
16 91 (5.60%) LINQ
17 89 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 77 (4.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 97 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 96 (5.90%) Replication
3 90 (5.54%) Clustering
4 61 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 35 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 31 (1.91%) Open Source
8 29 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
9 27 (1.66%) iPhone
10 26 (1.60%) Mathematics
11 25 (1.54%) Data Integration
12 23 (1.41%) N-Tier
13 21 (1.29%) Physics
14 17 (1.05%) NHS
15 16 (0.98%) Blackberry
16 10 (0.62%) Mainframe
16 10 (0.62%) Visualisation
17 9 (0.55%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.49%) Chemistry
18 8 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 414 (25.46%) Windows
2 184 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 94 (5.78%) Linux
5 77 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (3.14%) Android
7 46 (2.83%) Windows 7
8 30 (1.85%) UNIX
9 29 (1.78%) Windows 8
10 28 (1.72%) Windows XP
11 22 (1.35%) CentOS
12 20 (1.23%) Apple iOS
13 16 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.86%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.62%) AIX
15 10 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.62%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (27.61%) MVC
2 272 (16.73%) Business Intelligence
3 214 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (11.99%) TDD
5 170 (10.46%) Performance Tuning
6 148 (9.10%) Software Engineering
7 140 (8.61%) Scrum
8 131 (8.06%) Web Development
9 130 (8.00%) OO
10 117 (7.20%) ETL
11 84 (5.17%) BDD
12 83 (5.10%) ITIL
13 78 (4.80%) E-Commerce
14 77 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
15 75 (4.61%) Unit Testing
16 73 (4.49%) Data Modelling
17 61 (3.75%) Migration
18 60 (3.69%) CRM
18 60 (3.69%) OOP
19 56 (3.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 992 (61.01%) SQL
2 897 (55.17%) C#
3 555 (34.13%) T-SQL
4 452 (27.80%) JavaScript
5 157 (9.66%) VB.NET
6 99 (6.09%) Java
7 60 (3.69%) PowerShell
8 58 (3.57%) VB
9 52 (3.20%) PHP
10 51 (3.14%) C++
11 34 (2.09%) PL/SQL
12 30 (1.85%) VBScript
12 30 (1.85%) Perl
13 25 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 23 (1.41%) C
15 21 (1.29%) VB6
16 18 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.92%) VBA
18 10 (0.62%) Korn
19 8 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 184 (11.32%) Degree
2 154 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (3.20%) MCSE
4 32 (1.97%) MCITP
5 29 (1.78%) Security Cleared
6 28 (1.72%) MCP
7 25 (1.54%) MCSA
8 21 (1.29%) CCNA
8 21 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.23%) MCTS
10 17 (1.05%) OCP
10 17 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
10 17 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (0.98%) SC Cleared
12 14 (0.86%) PhD
13 13 (0.80%) MCDBA
14 12 (0.74%) ISEB
15 9 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.55%) MCSD
16 8 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.91%) SLA
2 30 (1.85%) QA
3 15 (0.92%) WCAG
3 15 (0.92%) WAI
4 10 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.25%) GAMP
8 3 (0.18%) DICOM
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
10 1 (0.062%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 96 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 59 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.77%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.85%) vSphere
5 29 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 26 (1.60%) VMware ESX
7 19 (1.17%) XenApp
8 18 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.37%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.37%) XenServer
12 5 (0.31%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.25%) UAG
13 4 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.25%) vCloud
14 3 (0.18%) Xen
15 2 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (1.23%) NetBackup
1 20 (1.23%) Puppet
2 12 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.68%) SCCM
3 11 (0.68%) Data Guard
4 10 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (0.62%) Nagios
5 9 (0.55%) Plesk
5 9 (0.55%) WSUS
5 9 (0.55%) Backup Exec
6 8 (0.49%) SCOM
7 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.12%) Opsview
8 2 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.12%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.062%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.062%) YUM
Vendors
1 743 (45.69%) Microsoft
2 121 (7.44%) Oracle
3 106 (6.52%) VMware
4 55 (3.38%) Citrix
5 48 (2.95%) Cisco
6 42 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 24 (1.48%) Telerik
8 23 (1.41%) Cognos
8 23 (1.41%) Business Objects
9 21 (1.29%) Symantec
10 18 (1.11%) Adobe
11 16 (0.98%) NetApp
12 14 (0.86%) SAP
12 14 (0.86%) IBM
13 12 (0.74%) EMC
13 12 (0.74%) HP
13 12 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.68%) Nintex
14 11 (0.68%) JBoss
15 10 (0.62%) ATG
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