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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 108 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 567 1000 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.59% 4.62% 5.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.34% 14.66% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 504 882 1324
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
6073 6823 7586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.79% 31.51% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 5808 6963
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -32 137 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Buckinghamshire +1 94 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire -24 94 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Berkshire -92 75 £50,000 +17.64% 11
Kent -38 50 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Oxfordshire -38 47 £39,750 +6.00% 6
East Sussex -13 31 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Sussex -14 29 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Middlesex -1 6 £32,500 -23.97%
Sussex +2 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 19 December 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 1148 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 683 (59.49%) SQL
3 647 (56.36%) .NET
4 542 (47.21%) C#
5 511 (44.51%) ASP.NET
6 487 (42.42%) Microsoft
7 468 (40.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 389 (33.89%) T-SQL
9 380 (33.10%) HTML
10 368 (32.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 348 (30.31%) JavaScript
12 342 (29.79%) Windows
13 329 (28.66%) CSS
14 325 (28.31%) MVC
15 303 (26.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 292 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
17 290 (25.26%) jQuery
18 283 (24.65%) .NET Framework
19 281 (24.48%) MS Excel
20 264 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
21 252 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 216 (18.82%) XML
23 208 (18.12%) Web Services
24 195 (16.99%) WCF
25 188 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
26 177 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
27 165 (14.37%) Finance
28 163 (14.20%) IIS
28 163 (14.20%) Visual Studio
29 155 (13.50%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 163 (14.20%) IIS
2 142 (12.37%) SharePoint
3 99 (8.62%) MS Exchange
4 61 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (3.40%) Tomcat
6 37 (3.22%) CMS
7 36 (3.14%) Apache
7 36 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 29 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 27 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 24 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (2.00%) K2 blackpearl
13 17 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (1.48%) Lync
14 10 (0.87%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.61%) ColdFusion
16 7 (0.61%) WordPress
16 7 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 281 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 64 (5.57%) MS Office
3 14 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.22%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.44%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.17%) MS Project
9 1 (0.087%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 35 (3.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 21 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.96%) SalesLogix
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.35%) GoldMine
5 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.17%) Line 100
8 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.087%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.087%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.087%) Agresso
8 1 (0.087%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.48%) SaaS
2 22 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.52%) Office 365
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.26%) PaaS
7 2 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.97%) TCP/IP
2 70 (6.10%) Firewall
3 66 (5.75%) SAN
4 47 (4.09%) DNS
5 40 (3.48%) Internet
6 37 (3.22%) HTTP
7 34 (2.96%) SSL
8 25 (2.18%) WAN
8 25 (2.18%) DHCP
9 23 (2.00%) LAN
10 22 (1.92%) VPN
11 16 (1.39%) VLAN
12 14 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (1.05%) NAS
13 12 (1.05%) WAAS
13 12 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (0.87%) Intranet
15 9 (0.78%) Extranet
15 9 (0.78%) Wireless
15 9 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1148 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 468 (40.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 368 (32.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 303 (26.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 252 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 145 (12.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 133 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
8 92 (8.01%) Relational Database
9 67 (5.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 44 (3.83%) Oracle Database
11 41 (3.57%) Star Schema
11 41 (3.57%) Data Mart
12 40 (3.48%) MySQL
13 37 (3.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 36 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
15 35 (3.05%) Cognos Report Studio
15 35 (3.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 35 (3.05%) Cognos Metric Studio
16 30 (2.61%) OLAP
17 28 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 163 (14.20%) Visual Studio
2 117 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (4.62%) Git (software)
4 50 (4.36%) Subversion
5 40 (3.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 34 (2.96%) NUnit
7 15 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 14 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
8 14 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (0.78%) MSTest
11 8 (0.70%) NCrunch
12 7 (0.61%) NSubstitute
12 7 (0.61%) Moq
12 7 (0.61%) Selenium
13 5 (0.44%) ReSharper
13 5 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.35%) GitLab
14 4 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 165 (14.37%) Finance
2 52 (4.53%) Marketing
3 28 (2.44%) Retail
4 25 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.00%) Back Office
6 11 (0.96%) Billing
7 10 (0.87%) Automotive
8 8 (0.70%) Banking
9 7 (0.61%) Games
10 6 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.52%) Advertising
11 5 (0.44%) Legal
12 4 (0.35%) German Language
13 3 (0.26%) Law
13 3 (0.26%) Electronics
13 3 (0.26%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) Local Government
15 1 (0.087%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.087%) Military
15 1 (0.087%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 691 (60.19%) Developer
2 255 (22.21%) .NET Developer
3 179 (15.59%) C# Developer
4 159 (13.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 137 (11.93%) DBA
5 137 (11.93%) SQL Developer
6 122 (10.63%) SQL DBA
7 100 (8.71%) Senior Developer
8 98 (8.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 82 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 81 (7.06%) Software Developer
11 68 (5.92%) Analyst
11 68 (5.92%) Web Developer
12 67 (5.84%) SQL Server DBA
13 66 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 65 (5.66%) Administrator
15 48 (4.18%) Team Leader
16 44 (3.83%) Database Developer
17 41 (3.57%) SQL Database Developer
18 37 (3.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 647 (56.36%) .NET
2 511 (44.51%) ASP.NET
3 380 (33.10%) HTML
4 329 (28.66%) CSS
5 290 (25.26%) jQuery
6 283 (24.65%) .NET Framework
7 264 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 216 (18.82%) XML
9 208 (18.12%) Web Services
10 195 (16.99%) WCF
11 155 (13.50%) Ajax
12 150 (13.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 138 (12.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 102 (8.89%) SOAP
15 97 (8.45%) LINQ
16 93 (8.10%) HTML5
17 87 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 77 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
19 73 (6.36%) REST
19 73 (6.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 136 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (8.10%) Clustering
3 59 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 53 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
5 46 (4.01%) Replication
6 35 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 35 (3.05%) Data Integration
7 23 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (1.48%) Open Source
9 16 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.39%) User Experience
10 14 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.05%) CLARiiON
11 12 (1.05%) RIA
11 12 (1.05%) Celerra
12 11 (0.96%) W3C
13 10 (0.87%) GIS
14 8 (0.70%) Social Media
15 7 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 342 (29.79%) Windows
2 177 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 83 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (7.06%) Linux
6 43 (3.75%) Windows 7
7 30 (2.61%) CentOS
7 30 (2.61%) Android
8 19 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.66%) Windows XP
8 19 (1.66%) Windows 8
9 16 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.87%) Windows 2000
11 9 (0.78%) UNIX
12 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.087%) Solaris
14 1 (0.087%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (28.31%) MVC
2 292 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (16.38%) Business Intelligence
4 145 (12.63%) Performance Tuning
5 134 (11.67%) TDD
6 115 (10.02%) ETL
7 108 (9.41%) Scrum
8 74 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 74 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 73 (6.36%) Web Development
10 71 (6.18%) OO
11 68 (5.92%) Mentoring
12 67 (5.84%) CRM
13 60 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
14 58 (5.05%) Data Modelling
15 56 (4.88%) SOA
16 48 (4.18%) E-Commerce
17 47 (4.09%) ITIL
18 42 (3.66%) Migration
19 40 (3.48%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 683 (59.49%) SQL
2 542 (47.21%) C#
3 389 (33.89%) T-SQL
4 348 (30.31%) JavaScript
5 124 (10.80%) VB.NET
6 66 (5.75%) Java
7 46 (4.01%) PowerShell
8 45 (3.92%) VB
9 23 (2.00%) PHP
10 16 (1.39%) VBA
11 14 (1.22%) VBScript
12 11 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.78%) Perl
13 9 (0.78%) VB6
14 6 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
14 6 (0.52%) C++
14 6 (0.52%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.35%) Python
15 4 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 128 (11.15%) Degree
2 117 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (3.48%) MCSE
3 40 (3.48%) MCITP
4 28 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 25 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 25 (2.18%) MCTS
6 22 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 22 (1.92%) MCSA
7 15 (1.31%) CCA
8 14 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (1.22%) CCEA
8 14 (1.22%) VCAP
8 14 (1.22%) VTSP
8 14 (1.22%) CCIA
9 12 (1.05%) NCDA
9 12 (1.05%) NCIE
10 11 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.96%) ISEB
11 10 (0.87%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.66%) QA
2 29 (2.53%) SLA
3 14 (1.22%) GAMP
3 14 (1.22%) WCAG
3 14 (1.22%) WAI
4 12 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.35%) GPG13
7 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
System Software
1 131 (11.41%) Active Directory
2 59 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (4.53%) Hyper-V
4 49 (4.27%) vSphere
5 20 (1.74%) VMware ESX
6 16 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.05%) vCloud
8 8 (0.70%) XenApp
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (0.44%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.35%) XenServer
10 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.26%) Xen
12 2 (0.17%) Firmware
13 1 (0.087%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.087%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (2.18%) SCOM
2 21 (1.83%) SCCM
3 14 (1.22%) SCVMM
4 13 (1.13%) Nagios
5 11 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 9 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (0.78%) NetCrunch
7 8 (0.70%) Puppet
7 8 (0.70%) WSUS
7 8 (0.70%) Foglight
8 7 (0.61%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.35%) Plesk
11 3 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.26%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.26%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.26%) cPanel
11 3 (0.26%) Webmin
12 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 487 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 113 (9.84%) Oracle
3 93 (8.10%) VMware
4 61 (5.31%) Cisco
5 44 (3.83%) IBM
6 42 (3.66%) Cognos
6 42 (3.66%) Telerik
7 39 (3.40%) Citrix
8 35 (3.05%) HP
9 29 (2.53%) Dell
10 22 (1.92%) EMC
11 20 (1.74%) SAP
11 20 (1.74%) NetApp
12 18 (1.57%) Adobe
13 17 (1.48%) Business Objects
13 17 (1.48%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.48%) 3PAR
14 16 (1.39%) SonicWALL
15 13 (1.13%) Sage
16 12 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
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Hampshire
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
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