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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 102 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -10
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 578 927 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.79% 4.58% 5.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.72% 14.45% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 528 835 1235
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
5947 6414 7096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.69% 31.72% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5182 5413 6490
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -18 141 £42,000 +5.00% 8
Berkshire -75 91 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Hampshire -18 90 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Buckinghamshire -4 77 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Kent -36 53 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Oxfordshire -39 51 £38,500 +0.65% 3
East Sussex +1 33 £42,500 +11.11% 2
West Sussex -9 29 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Middlesex +4 5 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Sussex -5 2 £60,000 +20.00%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1115 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 642 (57.58%) SQL
3 635 (56.95%) .NET
4 535 (47.98%) C#
5 501 (44.93%) ASP.NET
6 449 (40.27%) Microsoft
7 440 (39.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 372 (33.36%) T-SQL
9 347 (31.12%) HTML
10 346 (31.03%) Windows
11 341 (30.58%) MVC
12 332 (29.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 328 (29.42%) JavaScript
14 320 (28.70%) CSS
15 298 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
16 279 (25.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 274 (24.57%) jQuery
18 270 (24.22%) MS Excel
19 266 (23.86%) .NET Framework
20 260 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
21 225 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 212 (19.01%) WCF
23 196 (17.58%) XML
24 185 (16.59%) Web Services
25 178 (15.96%) Finance
26 175 (15.70%) Visual Studio
27 163 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
28 156 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
28 156 (13.99%) Windows Server 2008
29 155 (13.90%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 146 (13.09%) SharePoint
2 142 (12.74%) IIS
3 97 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 58 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (4.04%) CMS
6 38 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 35 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 30 (2.69%) Apache
10 29 (2.60%) Tomcat
11 26 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (2.06%) Lync
13 22 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
14 15 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
15 14 (1.26%) K2 blackpearl
16 10 (0.90%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.81%) Umbraco
18 8 (0.72%) nginx
18 8 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 270 (24.22%) MS Excel
2 60 (5.38%) MS Office
3 9 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.54%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.36%) MS Project
7 3 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.090%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 35 (3.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 28 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.81%) SalesLogix
5 6 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.36%) GoldMine
7 3 (0.27%) CODA-Financials
7 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.18%) Line 100
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.090%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.090%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.090%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.090%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.59%) SaaS
2 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.45%) Office 365
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.090%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (7.00%) Firewall
2 69 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 65 (5.83%) SAN
4 41 (3.68%) Internet
5 40 (3.59%) DNS
6 37 (3.32%) HTTP
7 27 (2.42%) DHCP
8 22 (1.97%) SSL
9 19 (1.70%) VLAN
10 17 (1.52%) WAN
11 15 (1.35%) LAN
12 14 (1.26%) SMTP
12 14 (1.26%) VPN
13 12 (1.08%) NAS
14 10 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.81%) VoIP
15 9 (0.81%) Network Security
16 8 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (0.72%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1115 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 440 (39.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 332 (29.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 279 (25.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 225 (20.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 136 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 123 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
8 96 (8.61%) Relational Database
9 68 (6.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 47 (4.22%) MySQL
11 41 (3.68%) Data Mart
12 39 (3.50%) Oracle Database
13 37 (3.32%) Star Schema
14 35 (3.14%) Cognos Report Studio
14 35 (3.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 35 (3.14%) Cognos Metric Studio
15 29 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 28 (2.51%) OLAP
16 28 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
17 27 (2.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 175 (15.70%) Visual Studio
2 126 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 42 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 34 (3.05%) Subversion
6 33 (2.96%) NUnit
7 15 (1.35%) Moq
8 14 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 13 (1.17%) ReSharper
9 13 (1.17%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
11 11 (0.99%) MSTest
12 8 (0.72%) NCrunch
13 7 (0.63%) NSubstitute
14 6 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
16 4 (0.36%) GitLab
16 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
16 4 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 178 (15.96%) Finance
2 56 (5.02%) Marketing
3 30 (2.69%) Retail
4 21 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.61%) Banking
6 17 (1.52%) Back Office
7 10 (0.90%) Billing
8 9 (0.81%) Automotive
9 7 (0.63%) Advertising
10 5 (0.45%) Games
10 5 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.36%) Publishing
11 4 (0.36%) Legal
12 3 (0.27%) Law
13 2 (0.18%) Military
13 2 (0.18%) Local Government
13 2 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.090%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.090%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.090%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 672 (60.27%) Developer
2 270 (24.22%) .NET Developer
3 171 (15.34%) C# Developer
4 160 (14.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 158 (14.17%) DBA
6 140 (12.56%) SQL DBA
7 124 (11.12%) SQL Developer
8 104 (9.33%) Senior Developer
9 102 (9.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 90 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 79 (7.09%) SQL Server DBA
12 76 (6.82%) Software Developer
13 69 (6.19%) Administrator
14 65 (5.83%) Analyst
15 60 (5.38%) Web Developer
16 57 (5.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 47 (4.22%) Team Leader
18 43 (3.86%) Junior
19 39 (3.50%) Junior Developer
19 39 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (56.95%) .NET
2 501 (44.93%) ASP.NET
3 347 (31.12%) HTML
4 320 (28.70%) CSS
5 274 (24.57%) jQuery
6 266 (23.86%) .NET Framework
7 260 (23.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 212 (19.01%) WCF
9 196 (17.58%) XML
10 185 (16.59%) Web Services
11 148 (13.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 137 (12.29%) Ajax
13 120 (10.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 94 (8.43%) LINQ
15 81 (7.26%) HTML5
16 74 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 72 (6.46%) ASP.NET Web API
18 64 (5.74%) SOAP
19 59 (5.29%) REST
20 56 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 117 (10.49%) Clustering
2 112 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 54 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 49 (4.39%) Replication
6 28 (2.51%) Data Integration
7 27 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
8 24 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.52%) User Experience
10 16 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.17%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.99%) W3C
13 10 (0.90%) RIA
13 10 (0.90%) GIS
14 9 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.81%) Open Source
15 8 (0.72%) Celerra
15 8 (0.72%) CLARiiON
16 7 (0.63%) Blackberry
17 6 (0.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 346 (31.03%) Windows
2 156 (13.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (6.73%) Linux
6 36 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 36 (3.23%) Android
7 31 (2.78%) CentOS
8 17 (1.52%) Windows XP
9 15 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.99%) Windows 2000
11 11 (0.99%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.81%) UNIX
12 9 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.18%) AIX
16 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.090%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (30.58%) MVC
2 298 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (14.62%) Performance Tuning
4 156 (13.99%) Business Intelligence
5 155 (13.90%) TDD
6 125 (11.21%) Scrum
7 98 (8.79%) ETL
8 81 (7.26%) OO
9 75 (6.73%) Software Engineering
10 74 (6.64%) Web Development
10 74 (6.64%) Unit Testing
11 68 (6.10%) CRM
12 60 (5.38%) Mentoring
13 57 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 51 (4.57%) Data Modelling
15 50 (4.48%) OOD
15 50 (4.48%) SOA
16 48 (4.30%) Migration
17 43 (3.86%) Data Management
18 41 (3.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 642 (57.58%) SQL
2 535 (47.98%) C#
3 372 (33.36%) T-SQL
4 328 (29.42%) JavaScript
5 124 (11.12%) VB.NET
6 56 (5.02%) Java
7 47 (4.22%) PowerShell
8 44 (3.95%) VB
9 27 (2.42%) PHP
10 22 (1.97%) VBA
10 22 (1.97%) Perl
11 15 (1.35%) VB6
12 13 (1.17%) ActionScript
12 13 (1.17%) ActionScript 2.0
13 12 (1.08%) VBScript
14 11 (0.99%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.99%) Ruby
15 10 (0.90%) Python
16 6 (0.54%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 133 (11.93%) Degree
2 117 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (3.32%) MCSE
4 34 (3.05%) MCITP
5 29 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 23 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.97%) MCSA
8 19 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (1.52%) MCTS
10 11 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.90%) CCNA
12 9 (0.81%) CCA
12 9 (0.81%) ISEB
12 9 (0.81%) MCP
12 9 (0.81%) MCDBA
13 8 (0.72%) VCAP
13 8 (0.72%) VTSP
13 8 (0.72%) CCIA
13 8 (0.72%) NCDA
13 8 (0.72%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.14%) QA
2 23 (2.06%) SLA
3 12 (1.08%) GAMP
4 10 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.54%) WCAG
5 6 (0.54%) WAI
5 6 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.36%) GPG13
6 4 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 120 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 52 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.48%) vSphere
4 44 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 25 (2.24%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.72%) vCloud
7 8 (0.72%) XenApp
8 7 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.27%) XenServer
12 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.090%) Samba
13 1 (0.090%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.090%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (2.24%) SCOM
2 22 (1.97%) SCCM
3 16 (1.43%) SCVMM
4 13 (1.17%) Nagios
5 10 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 9 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (0.81%) NetCrunch
7 8 (0.72%) cPanel
7 8 (0.72%) Webmin
7 8 (0.72%) Puppet
7 8 (0.72%) Plesk
7 8 (0.72%) Foglight
8 7 (0.63%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.36%) WSUS
10 3 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.27%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.18%) WMI
12 1 (0.090%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 449 (40.27%) Microsoft
2 114 (10.22%) Oracle
3 89 (7.98%) VMware
4 60 (5.38%) Cisco
5 42 (3.77%) Cognos
6 39 (3.50%) IBM
7 32 (2.87%) HP
8 29 (2.60%) Telerik
8 29 (2.60%) Citrix
9 26 (2.33%) Dell
10 18 (1.61%) SonicWALL
11 17 (1.52%) EMC
11 17 (1.52%) Business Objects
12 16 (1.43%) SAP
12 16 (1.43%) Sage
12 16 (1.43%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.35%) 3PAR
14 13 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.08%) Red Gate
15 12 (1.08%) Adobe
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent County Council
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 50-60k
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent County Council
Salary: £36,808 per annum - starting salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35384 - £49400 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago