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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 97 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 641 936 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.84% 4.27% 5.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.47% 13.45% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 590 869 1300
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
6766 6957 7380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.99% 31.72% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 6087 6656
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 19 August 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 August 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 -15 163 £46,000 +2.22% 14
Berkshire -21 109 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Hampshire -24 101 £41,500 +18.57% 19
Buckinghamshire -25 80 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Oxfordshire -9 76 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Sussex -3 60 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Kent -40 36 £47,500 - 2
East Sussex -50 23 £36,000 -10.00% 5
Middlesex -5 3 £47,500 +22.58% 2
Sussex +4 1 £42,500 +6.25%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1500 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 928 (61.87%) .NET
3 905 (60.33%) SQL
4 821 (54.73%) C#
5 702 (46.80%) Microsoft
6 692 (46.13%) ASP.NET
7 603 (40.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 563 (37.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 488 (32.53%) T-SQL
10 459 (30.60%) HTML
11 438 (29.20%) JavaScript
12 424 (28.27%) MVC
13 405 (27.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 385 (25.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 379 (25.27%) CSS
16 375 (25.00%) Windows
17 366 (24.40%) MS Excel
18 340 (22.67%) jQuery
18 340 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 298 (19.87%) XML
20 281 (18.73%) .NET Framework
21 257 (17.13%) Web Services
22 238 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
23 229 (15.27%) WCF
24 210 (14.00%) Visual Studio
25 208 (13.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 200 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
27 194 (12.93%) Ajax
28 189 (12.60%) Degree
29 184 (12.27%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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
1 162 (10.80%) IIS
2 118 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 68 (4.53%) MS Exchange
4 56 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (3.00%) Tomcat
6 38 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 35 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (2.20%) Apache
9 31 (2.07%) CMS
10 30 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 29 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 23 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
14 21 (1.40%) K2 blackpearl
15 13 (0.87%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.60%) Lync
17 9 (0.60%) SAS
17 9 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
18 7 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 366 (24.40%) MS Excel
2 73 (4.87%) MS Office
3 18 (1.20%) Fireworks
3 18 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
8 1 (0.067%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 22 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.27%) SalesLogix
6 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.20%) Agresso
8 1 (0.067%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.067%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.40%) SaaS
3 9 (0.60%) Office 365
4 7 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.40%) GitHub
6 4 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.27%) IaaS
6 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.47%) TCP/IP
2 53 (3.53%) Internet
2 53 (3.53%) Firewall
3 51 (3.40%) SAN
4 48 (3.20%) DNS
5 45 (3.00%) VPN
6 34 (2.27%) SSL
7 31 (2.07%) HTTP
8 24 (1.60%) DHCP
9 22 (1.47%) Intranet
9 22 (1.47%) LAN
10 19 (1.27%) WAN
11 17 (1.13%) Extranet
12 13 (0.87%) NAS
13 12 (0.80%) FTP
13 12 (0.80%) LDAP
14 9 (0.60%) VLAN
14 9 (0.60%) SNMP
15 7 (0.47%) VoIP
15 7 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1500 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 603 (40.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 563 (37.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 405 (27.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 385 (25.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 208 (13.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 171 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
8 102 (6.80%) SQL Server 2000
9 87 (5.80%) Relational Database
10 60 (4.00%) Oracle Database
11 51 (3.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 46 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 44 (2.93%) OLAP
14 38 (2.53%) MySQL
15 37 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
16 32 (2.13%) MS Access
16 32 (2.13%) DTS
17 29 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
18 28 (1.87%) Star Schema
19 23 (1.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 210 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 122 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 61 (4.07%) Subversion
5 52 (3.47%) NUnit
6 30 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 24 (1.60%) TeamCity
8 23 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 18 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
10 11 (0.73%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.60%) Selenium
12 8 (0.53%) Moq
12 8 (0.53%) MSTest
13 6 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (0.40%) JIRA
13 6 (0.40%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.27%) MSI
15 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
15 3 (0.20%) ERwin
16 2 (0.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 156 (10.40%) Finance
2 38 (2.53%) Marketing
3 33 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 28 (1.87%) Retail
5 22 (1.47%) Automotive
6 21 (1.40%) Advertising
7 20 (1.33%) Banking
8 15 (1.00%) Games
9 14 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.80%) Back Office
11 11 (0.73%) Legal
12 9 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.47%) German Language
13 7 (0.47%) Electronics
14 5 (0.33%) Publishing
15 4 (0.27%) Billing
16 3 (0.20%) Polish Language
17 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
18 1 (0.067%) Music Industry
18 1 (0.067%) French Language
Job Titles
1 937 (62.47%) Developer
2 355 (23.67%) .NET Developer
3 344 (22.93%) C# Developer
4 250 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 213 (14.20%) DBA
6 175 (11.67%) SQL DBA
6 175 (11.67%) Senior Developer
7 166 (11.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 164 (10.93%) SQL Developer
9 152 (10.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 124 (8.27%) Software Developer
11 122 (8.13%) Administrator
12 111 (7.40%) SQL Server DBA
13 88 (5.87%) Web Developer
14 85 (5.67%) Analyst
15 79 (5.27%) Senior C# Developer
16 69 (4.60%) Software Engineer
16 69 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
17 62 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 59 (3.93%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 928 (61.87%) .NET
2 692 (46.13%) ASP.NET
3 459 (30.60%) HTML
4 379 (25.27%) CSS
5 340 (22.67%) jQuery
5 340 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 298 (19.87%) XML
7 281 (18.73%) .NET Framework
8 257 (17.13%) Web Services
9 229 (15.27%) WCF
10 194 (12.93%) Ajax
11 131 (8.73%) HTML5
12 121 (8.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 111 (7.40%) SOAP
14 110 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 104 (6.93%) CSS3
16 102 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 91 (6.07%) XSLT
18 89 (5.93%) LINQ
19 67 (4.47%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 95 (6.33%) Computer Science
2 88 (5.87%) Replication
3 87 (5.80%) Clustering
4 59 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 32 (2.13%) Data Integration
8 31 (2.07%) Open Source
9 20 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
9 20 (1.33%) iPhone
10 17 (1.13%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.00%) NHS
12 13 (0.87%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.80%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.67%) Physics
15 9 (0.60%) RIA
15 9 (0.60%) Social Media
16 8 (0.53%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.53%) Chemistry
17 7 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 375 (25.00%) Windows
2 175 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 88 (5.87%) Linux
5 77 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (3.20%) Windows 7
7 47 (3.13%) Android
8 32 (2.13%) Windows 8
9 27 (1.80%) CentOS
9 27 (1.80%) Windows XP
10 21 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.27%) UNIX
12 12 (0.80%) Windows Vista
13 9 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (0.60%) AIX
14 8 (0.53%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.13%) Tru64
16 2 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (28.27%) MVC
2 238 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
3 200 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (12.27%) TDD
5 160 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
6 138 (9.20%) Software Engineering
7 129 (8.60%) Scrum
8 125 (8.33%) Web Development
9 117 (7.80%) ETL
10 110 (7.33%) OO
11 84 (5.60%) E-Commerce
12 82 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 71 (4.73%) Unit Testing
14 70 (4.67%) ITIL
15 65 (4.33%) BDD
16 63 (4.20%) Data Modelling
17 62 (4.13%) SOA
18 50 (3.33%) OOP
19 47 (3.13%) CRM
19 47 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 905 (60.33%) SQL
2 821 (54.73%) C#
3 488 (32.53%) T-SQL
4 438 (29.20%) JavaScript
5 136 (9.07%) VB.NET
6 98 (6.53%) Java
7 63 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 56 (3.73%) VB
9 43 (2.87%) C++
10 41 (2.73%) PHP
11 30 (2.00%) PL/SQL
12 27 (1.80%) VBScript
13 21 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.33%) VB6
15 19 (1.27%) Perl
16 15 (1.00%) C
16 15 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.93%) VBA
18 9 (0.60%) Korn
18 9 (0.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 189 (12.60%) Degree
2 147 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (2.93%) MCSE
4 30 (2.00%) MCITP
5 28 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.67%) MCP
7 22 (1.47%) MCTS
8 18 (1.20%) MCSA
9 17 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (1.07%) CCNA
10 16 (1.07%) SC Cleared
11 15 (1.00%) MCDBA
11 15 (1.00%) ISEB
12 13 (0.87%) OCP
12 13 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.60%) MCSD
13 9 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (0.53%) CCEA
14 8 (0.53%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.13%) QA
2 30 (2.00%) SLA
3 18 (1.20%) WCAG
3 18 (1.20%) WAI
4 12 (0.80%) GAMP
5 9 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) GPG13
9 2 (0.13%) HL7
9 2 (0.13%) DICOM
10 1 (0.067%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 100 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.80%) vSphere
5 23 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 20 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 15 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (1.00%) XenApp
8 13 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.60%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.53%) XenServer
11 7 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (0.40%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.40%) vCloud
12 6 (0.40%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.27%) UAG
13 4 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.20%) Xen
15 2 (0.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (1.33%) Puppet
2 18 (1.20%) NetBackup
3 13 (0.87%) SCCM
4 12 (0.80%) Nagios
4 12 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.73%) SCOM
6 9 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.53%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.47%) WSUS
9 4 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.20%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.13%) Opsview
11 2 (0.13%) Plesk
12 1 (0.067%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.067%) YUM
12 1 (0.067%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 702 (46.80%) Microsoft
2 109 (7.27%) Oracle
3 93 (6.20%) VMware
4 57 (3.80%) Citrix
5 46 (3.07%) Cisco
6 32 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 30 (2.00%) Telerik
8 21 (1.40%) Cognos
9 20 (1.33%) Business Objects
10 19 (1.27%) Adobe
11 18 (1.20%) IBM
12 17 (1.13%) NetApp
13 16 (1.07%) Symantec
14 15 (1.00%) SAP
14 15 (1.00%) HP
15 13 (0.87%) Dell
16 12 (0.80%) EMC
17 11 (0.73%) Nintex
18 9 (0.60%) JBoss
18 9 (0.60%) ATG
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Arundel, West Sussex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £27000 to £40000 per annum - 24 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-55k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum 50000
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + 15% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago