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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 162 94 53
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -41
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 383 676 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.99% 3.17% 4.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.48% 10.24% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 339 595 1006
Median salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
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
5906 6604 7451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.66% 30.94% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5252 5586 6371
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -8 99 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Berkshire -3 72 £47,250 +5.00% 6
Hampshire -73 63 £37,500 -6.25% 9
West Sussex -17 48 £42,500 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire -28 38 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Kent -7 32 £53,750 +13.15% 3
Oxfordshire -11 23 £45,000 +9.09% 3
East Sussex -23 8 £34,750 -13.12%
Middlesex +10 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 831 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 492 (59.21%) SQL
3 480 (57.76%) .NET
4 441 (53.07%) C#
5 401 (48.26%) Microsoft
6 322 (38.75%) JavaScript
7 304 (36.58%) ASP.NET
8 298 (35.86%) Windows
9 270 (32.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 259 (31.17%) HTML
11 250 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
12 248 (29.84%) MVC
13 221 (26.59%) XML
14 218 (26.23%) T-SQL
15 208 (25.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 206 (24.79%) SQL Server 2005
17 200 (24.07%) MS Excel
18 197 (23.71%) CSS
19 194 (23.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 176 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
21 152 (18.29%) Active Directory
22 148 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
23 144 (17.33%) jQuery
24 139 (16.73%) Windows Server
25 127 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
26 125 (15.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 122 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
28 121 (14.56%) IIS
29 118 (14.20%) .NET Framework
29 118 (14.20%) WCF

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 121 (14.56%) IIS
2 99 (11.91%) SharePoint
3 79 (9.51%) MS Exchange
4 69 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (5.90%) CMS
6 44 (5.29%) Skype for Business
7 38 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (4.57%) WebSphere
8 37 (4.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 30 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 30 (3.61%) SharePoint Server
10 20 (2.41%) MS Project Server
11 17 (2.05%) Kentico
12 11 (1.32%) Umbraco
13 10 (1.20%) Confluence
14 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (0.84%) Apache
16 7 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 200 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 117 (14.08%) MS Office
3 24 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.41%) MS Project
5 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (6.62%) Office 365
3 29 (3.49%) SaaS
4 8 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 79 (9.51%) SAN
2 63 (7.58%) Firewall
3 49 (5.90%) DNS
4 39 (4.69%) DHCP
5 24 (2.89%) iSCSI
6 23 (2.77%) LAN
6 23 (2.77%) VPN
7 22 (2.65%) TCP/IP
8 21 (2.53%) WAN
9 17 (2.05%) Intranet
9 17 (2.05%) SSL
10 16 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (1.81%) VLAN
12 13 (1.56%) Skype
12 13 (1.56%) VoIP
13 10 (1.20%) HTTP
14 9 (1.08%) NAS
14 9 (1.08%) Wireless
15 7 (0.84%) Network Security
15 7 (0.84%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 831 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 270 (32.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 208 (25.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 206 (24.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 194 (23.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 125 (15.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 104 (12.52%) Relational Database
8 101 (12.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 86 (10.35%) Data Warehouse
10 48 (5.78%) RDBMS
11 41 (4.93%) MySQL
12 40 (4.81%) BusinessObjects
13 37 (4.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 34 (4.09%) OLAP
15 33 (3.97%) NoSQL
15 33 (3.97%) SQL Server 2000
16 29 (3.49%) MS Access
17 21 (2.53%) OLAP Cube
18 19 (2.29%) Oracle Database
19 18 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 127 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 102 (12.27%) Visual Studio
3 27 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 27 (3.25%) Subversion
4 16 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (1.81%) NUnit
6 11 (1.32%) JIRA
7 9 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (0.96%) Selenium
9 7 (0.84%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.60%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.60%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.60%) MSBuild
10 5 (0.60%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.48%) Xcode
12 3 (0.36%) MSTest
13 2 (0.24%) Moq
13 2 (0.24%) StyleCop
13 2 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (11.31%) Finance
2 34 (4.09%) Banking
2 34 (4.09%) Marketing
3 23 (2.77%) Retail
4 22 (2.65%) Legal
4 22 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.20%) Electronics
6 8 (0.96%) Advertising
6 8 (0.96%) Publishing
7 7 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.48%) Games
8 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.24%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.12%) Automotive
10 1 (0.12%) Law
10 1 (0.12%) Military
10 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 445 (53.55%) Developer
2 227 (27.32%) .NET Developer
3 191 (22.98%) C# Developer
4 137 (16.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 136 (16.37%) SQL Developer
6 108 (13.00%) Senior Developer
7 98 (11.79%) DBA
8 89 (10.71%) SQL DBA
9 82 (9.87%) ASP.NET Developer
10 80 (9.63%) Software Developer
11 79 (9.51%) Analyst
12 68 (8.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 65 (7.82%) Administrator
14 57 (6.86%) SSIS Developer
15 56 (6.74%) SQL Server Developer
16 54 (6.50%) Applications Support
17 53 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
18 51 (6.14%) Consultant
19 50 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
20 45 (5.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (57.76%) .NET
2 304 (36.58%) ASP.NET
3 259 (31.17%) HTML
4 221 (26.59%) XML
5 197 (23.71%) CSS
6 176 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 144 (17.33%) jQuery
8 118 (14.20%) .NET Framework
8 118 (14.20%) WCF
9 100 (12.03%) Ajax
10 97 (11.67%) Web Services
11 79 (9.51%) Entity Framework
12 76 (9.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 64 (7.70%) AngularJS
14 62 (7.46%) HTML5
15 56 (6.74%) WPF
16 50 (6.02%) Middleware
17 48 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 47 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 47 (5.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 41 (4.93%) Clustering
4 36 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.61%) Replication
6 18 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 17 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.81%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.56%) Data Integration
10 12 (1.44%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.32%) EqualLogic
12 10 (1.20%) Xbox
13 8 (0.96%) Social Network
14 7 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
14 7 (0.84%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.84%) User Experience
15 6 (0.72%) iSeries
15 6 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 298 (35.86%) Windows
2 139 (16.73%) Windows Server
3 122 (14.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (5.90%) Windows 7
7 42 (5.05%) Linux
8 24 (2.89%) Windows 8
9 16 (1.93%) Unix
9 16 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
9 16 (1.93%) Windows XP
10 13 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.08%) Android
11 9 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.96%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.84%) Debian
13 7 (0.84%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.72%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (29.84%) MVC
3 148 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
4 93 (11.19%) ETL
4 93 (11.19%) ITIL
5 84 (10.11%) UML
6 74 (8.90%) Web Development
7 73 (8.78%) CRM
8 69 (8.30%) OO
9 64 (7.70%) Mentoring
9 64 (7.70%) Waterfall
10 61 (7.34%) TDD
11 60 (7.22%) Scrum
12 59 (7.10%) SDLC
13 58 (6.98%) Software Engineering
14 50 (6.02%) SOA
15 48 (5.78%) Migration
16 46 (5.54%) E-Commerce
17 44 (5.29%) Project Management
18 43 (5.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 492 (59.21%) SQL
2 441 (53.07%) C#
3 322 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 218 (26.23%) T-SQL
5 81 (9.75%) VB.NET
6 48 (5.78%) VB
7 41 (4.93%) Java
8 35 (4.21%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.13%) PHP
10 19 (2.29%) VBA
11 17 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.81%) C
13 14 (1.68%) VB6
13 14 (1.68%) VBScript
14 8 (0.96%) Perl
15 7 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 4 (0.48%) F#
17 3 (0.36%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.36%) ActionScript 3.0
17 3 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (10.35%) Degree
2 63 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.25%) MCSE
4 25 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.89%) MCITP
6 21 (2.53%) MCSA
7 16 (1.93%) MCTS
8 15 (1.81%) MCP
9 12 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.32%) A+ Certification
11 9 (1.08%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.08%) ISEB
12 8 (0.96%) MCDST
12 8 (0.96%) MOS
12 8 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.84%) CCNA
14 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.36%) CCNP
16 2 (0.24%) CISSP
16 2 (0.24%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.14%) SLA
2 33 (3.97%) QA
3 20 (2.41%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.36%) GAMP
7 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) FISMA
System Software
1 152 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 52 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.29%) VMware ESX
4 19 (2.29%) XenApp
5 12 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
6 11 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.96%) ISA Server
8 7 (0.84%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.60%) vSphere
11 3 (0.36%) vCloud
11 3 (0.36%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.24%) XenServer
13 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (2.77%) WSUS
2 21 (2.53%) SCCM
3 19 (2.29%) Backup Exec
4 15 (1.81%) SCOM
5 10 (1.20%) Opsview
6 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (0.60%) Nagios
7 5 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.60%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.48%) Puppet
9 1 (0.12%) Foglight
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.12%) QRadar
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.12%) vMotion
9 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 401 (48.26%) Microsoft
2 86 (10.35%) Oracle
3 69 (8.30%) VMware
4 57 (6.86%) Cisco
5 44 (5.29%) IBM
6 38 (4.57%) Dell
6 38 (4.57%) HP
7 30 (3.61%) Citrix
8 20 (2.41%) Trillium
9 19 (2.29%) Informatica
10 18 (2.17%) Symantec
11 16 (1.93%) NetApp
11 16 (1.93%) Veeam
12 15 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.68%) Cognos
13 14 (1.68%) EMC
13 14 (1.68%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.68%) Telerik
14 13 (1.56%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.20%) Google
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