The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 100 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 591 914 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.86% 4.35% 4.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.96% 14.17% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 540 815 1024
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5932 6450 6856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.72% 30.70% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5143 5384 6141
Average salary £42,977 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +1 138 £42,500 +11.84% 18
Hampshire +1 106 £40,000 -3.61% 18
Berkshire -85 91 £46,500 +3.33% 9
Buckinghamshire -12 75 £41,750 +4.37% 19
Kent -20 54 £47,500 - 3
East Sussex +3 43 £40,000 - 4
Oxfordshire -36 42 £35,000 -12.50% 12
West Sussex 0 34 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Middlesex -6 3 £32,500 -35.00%
Sussex -2 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1147 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 672 (58.59%) .NET
3 646 (56.32%) SQL
4 566 (49.35%) C#
5 513 (44.73%) ASP.NET
6 470 (40.98%) Microsoft
7 434 (37.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 381 (33.22%) T-SQL
9 365 (31.82%) Windows
10 350 (30.51%) HTML
11 340 (29.64%) JavaScript
12 334 (29.12%) MVC
13 333 (29.03%) CSS
14 323 (28.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 286 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
16 274 (23.89%) jQuery
17 270 (23.54%) .NET Framework
18 264 (23.02%) MS Excel
19 258 (22.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 252 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
21 235 (20.49%) WCF
22 215 (18.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 212 (18.48%) Visual Studio
24 204 (17.79%) XML
25 194 (16.91%) Finance
26 178 (15.52%) Web Services
27 166 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
28 163 (14.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 160 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
30 153 (13.34%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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
1 153 (13.34%) SharePoint
2 136 (11.86%) IIS
3 99 (8.63%) MS Exchange
4 53 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (4.36%) CMS
6 38 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
7 37 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 33 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 32 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 29 (2.53%) Apache
12 28 (2.44%) Lync
13 22 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
14 19 (1.66%) Tomcat
15 18 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (1.05%) Umbraco
17 11 (0.96%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.96%) JBoss
17 11 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 10 (0.87%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 264 (23.02%) MS Excel
2 75 (6.54%) MS Office
3 14 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.44%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.35%) MS Project
6 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.087%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 33 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 17 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.78%) SalesLogix
5 4 (0.35%) GoldMine
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.17%) Line 100
8 1 (0.087%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.087%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.92%) SaaS
2 13 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.70%) Office 365
4 6 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.087%) IaaS
6 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.24%) Firewall
2 69 (6.02%) SAN
3 53 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 42 (3.66%) DNS
5 38 (3.31%) HTTP
6 35 (3.05%) Internet
7 26 (2.27%) DHCP
8 24 (2.09%) SMTP
9 19 (1.66%) WAN
10 18 (1.57%) VLAN
11 17 (1.48%) LAN
12 16 (1.39%) VPN
12 16 (1.39%) NAS
13 11 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (0.96%) SNMP
13 11 (0.96%) LDAP
13 11 (0.96%) SSL
14 10 (0.87%) Network Security
15 9 (0.78%) VoIP
16 8 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1147 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 434 (37.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 323 (28.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 258 (22.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 215 (18.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 131 (11.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 120 (10.46%) Data Warehouse
8 98 (8.54%) Relational Database
9 71 (6.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 55 (4.80%) MySQL
11 34 (2.96%) Data Mart
11 34 (2.96%) Oracle Database
12 33 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 31 (2.70%) RDBMS
14 30 (2.62%) Star Schema
15 29 (2.53%) Cognos Report Studio
15 29 (2.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 29 (2.53%) Cognos Metric Studio
16 26 (2.27%) OLAP
17 22 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 212 (18.48%) Visual Studio
2 160 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 36 (3.14%) Git (software)
5 22 (1.92%) Subversion
6 21 (1.83%) Moq
7 20 (1.74%) NUnit
8 17 (1.48%) ReSharper
9 14 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (0.70%) MSTest
10 8 (0.70%) NCrunch
11 6 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (0.52%) JIRA
12 5 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.44%) Selenium
12 5 (0.44%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.35%) NSubstitute
13 4 (0.35%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.35%) NuGet
General
1 194 (16.91%) Finance
2 53 (4.62%) Marketing
3 28 (2.44%) Retail
4 20 (1.74%) Banking
5 17 (1.48%) Back Office
6 15 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.13%) Automotive
8 9 (0.78%) Billing
9 5 (0.44%) Advertising
10 4 (0.35%) Publishing
10 4 (0.35%) Games
10 4 (0.35%) Legal
11 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.26%) Law
12 2 (0.17%) Military
13 1 (0.087%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.087%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.087%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.087%) Electronics
13 1 (0.087%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 686 (59.81%) Developer
2 263 (22.93%) .NET Developer
3 178 (15.52%) DBA
4 161 (14.04%) SQL DBA
5 159 (13.86%) C# Developer
6 146 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 123 (10.72%) SQL Developer
8 98 (8.54%) SQL Server DBA
9 96 (8.37%) Senior Developer
10 95 (8.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 88 (7.67%) ASP.NET Developer
12 76 (6.63%) Administrator
13 65 (5.67%) Software Developer
14 56 (4.88%) Analyst
14 56 (4.88%) Web Developer
15 52 (4.53%) Junior
15 52 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 48 (4.18%) Support Engineer
16 48 (4.18%) Junior Developer
17 47 (4.10%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 672 (58.59%) .NET
2 513 (44.73%) ASP.NET
3 350 (30.51%) HTML
4 333 (29.03%) CSS
5 274 (23.89%) jQuery
6 270 (23.54%) .NET Framework
7 252 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 235 (20.49%) WCF
9 204 (17.79%) XML
10 178 (15.52%) Web Services
11 163 (14.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 147 (12.82%) Ajax
13 102 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 95 (8.28%) LINQ
15 89 (7.76%) HTML5
16 68 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 62 (5.41%) XSLT
18 58 (5.06%) CSS3
18 58 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 52 (4.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 136 (11.86%) Clustering
2 99 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.06%) Replication
4 43 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 39 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
7 24 (2.09%) Data Integration
8 21 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.74%) User Experience
10 16 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.22%) GIS
12 13 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.05%) W3C
14 8 (0.70%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.70%) Blog
15 7 (0.61%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.52%) iPhone
17 5 (0.44%) Open Source
17 5 (0.44%) Celerra
17 5 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 365 (31.82%) Windows
2 151 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (6.02%) Linux
6 42 (3.66%) Android
7 37 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.48%) Windows Phone
9 16 (1.39%) CentOS
9 16 (1.39%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.22%) Apple iOS
11 13 (1.13%) UNIX
12 12 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.05%) Windows 2000
13 9 (0.78%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.70%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.52%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.17%) AIX
17 1 (0.087%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (29.12%) MVC
2 286 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
4 147 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 146 (12.73%) TDD
6 140 (12.21%) Scrum
7 98 (8.54%) OO
8 85 (7.41%) ETL
9 80 (6.97%) OOD
10 74 (6.45%) Unit Testing
11 73 (6.36%) CRM
12 71 (6.19%) Web Development
13 69 (6.02%) Software Engineering
14 55 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
15 52 (4.53%) Migration
16 51 (4.45%) Mentoring
17 48 (4.18%) OOP
18 47 (4.10%) Workflow
19 46 (4.01%) Data Management
20 45 (3.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 646 (56.32%) SQL
2 566 (49.35%) C#
3 381 (33.22%) T-SQL
4 340 (29.64%) JavaScript
5 139 (12.12%) VB.NET
6 59 (5.14%) VB
7 49 (4.27%) PowerShell
8 47 (4.10%) Java
9 28 (2.44%) Perl
9 28 (2.44%) VB6
10 26 (2.27%) VBA
11 25 (2.18%) PHP
12 23 (2.01%) ActionScript
12 23 (2.01%) Ruby
12 23 (2.01%) ActionScript 2.0
13 16 (1.39%) VBScript
14 14 (1.22%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.13%) C++
15 13 (1.13%) Python
16 11 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 135 (11.77%) Degree
2 118 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (3.49%) MCSE
4 33 (2.88%) MCITP
5 29 (2.53%) VCP4
6 27 (2.35%) MCSA
7 21 (1.83%) Security Cleared
8 18 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.39%) MCP
10 15 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.22%) CCNA
11 14 (1.22%) MCTS
12 13 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.78%) MCDBA
14 7 (0.61%) ISEB
14 7 (0.61%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.52%) CCA
15 6 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (0.44%) CCEA
16 5 (0.44%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.01%) QA
2 23 (2.01%) SLA
3 10 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) GAMP
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) GPG13
6 1 (0.087%) WCAG
6 1 (0.087%) WAI
System Software
1 125 (10.90%) Active Directory
2 51 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (4.27%) vSphere
4 45 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 28 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 12 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.96%) XenApp
8 10 (0.87%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.44%) vCloud
11 4 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.35%) Samba
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.087%) XenServer
13 1 (0.087%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.087%) MDaemon
13 1 (0.087%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (1.92%) SCCM
2 21 (1.83%) SCOM
3 13 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 12 (1.05%) SCVMM
4 12 (1.05%) Plesk
4 12 (1.05%) cPanel
4 12 (1.05%) Webmin
5 11 (0.96%) Puppet
5 11 (0.96%) OpenAM
6 8 (0.70%) Foglight
6 8 (0.70%) Nagios
7 7 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (0.61%) NetCrunch
8 4 (0.35%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.35%) WSUS
9 2 (0.17%) WMI
10 1 (0.087%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.087%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 470 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 103 (8.98%) Oracle
3 92 (8.02%) VMware
4 59 (5.14%) Cisco
5 34 (2.96%) Cognos
6 33 (2.88%) IBM
7 32 (2.79%) HP
8 26 (2.27%) Citrix
9 20 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.74%) Dell
9 20 (1.74%) Telerik
10 19 (1.66%) SonicWALL
11 17 (1.48%) Sage
11 17 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.39%) 3PAR
13 14 (1.22%) Business Objects
14 12 (1.05%) EMC
14 12 (1.05%) Red Gate
15 11 (0.96%) Apple
16 10 (0.87%) SAP
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rochester, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39355.00 - £48615.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gillingham, Kent
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Salary: From £1 to £99,999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago