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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 113 104 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -45
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 541 614 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.56% 2.73% 4.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.22% 9.20% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 475 560 845
Average salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
6578 6671 6797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.11% 29.62% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5632 5588 5924
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -11 133 £45,000 - 12
Hampshire +19 106 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Berkshire -2 95 £41,750 -6.17% 20
Buckinghamshire -11 72 £38,000 -10.58% 8
West Sussex -14 44 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Kent +12 40 £45,000 +2.85% 4
East Sussex +7 25 £42,000 +16.66% 3
Oxfordshire -43 20 £37,500 -11.74% 8
Middlesex +4 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Sussex - 1 £42,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1091 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 674 (61.78%) SQL
3 538 (49.31%) .NET
4 523 (47.94%) Microsoft
5 470 (43.08%) C#
6 440 (40.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 383 (35.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 374 (34.28%) Windows
9 352 (32.26%) T-SQL
10 339 (31.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 328 (30.06%) ASP.NET
12 297 (27.22%) MVC
13 291 (26.67%) JavaScript
14 269 (24.66%) HTML
15 254 (23.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 244 (22.36%) CSS
17 237 (21.72%) jQuery
18 219 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
19 214 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
20 208 (19.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 203 (18.61%) .NET Framework
22 201 (18.42%) MS Excel
23 173 (15.86%) Finance
24 171 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
25 163 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
26 159 (14.57%) Clustering
26 159 (14.57%) IIS
27 156 (14.30%) ASP.NET MVC
28 151 (13.84%) WCF
29 144 (13.20%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 159 (14.57%) IIS
2 144 (13.20%) SharePoint
3 95 (8.71%) MS Exchange
4 82 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 75 (6.87%) BizTalk Server
6 55 (5.04%) CMS
7 49 (4.49%) Lync
8 31 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 28 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
10 21 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
11 19 (1.74%) Umbraco
12 15 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (1.37%) IBM Notes
13 14 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
14 13 (1.19%) SAS
15 10 (0.92%) Apache
15 10 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 201 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 63 (5.77%) MS Office
3 10 (0.92%) SPSS
4 8 (0.73%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.27%) MS Project
7 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.092%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.18%) Exstream
6 1 (0.092%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.12%) SaaS
2 24 (2.20%) Office 365
3 12 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.55%) IaaS
6 5 (0.46%) Taleo
7 3 (0.27%) GitHub
8 1 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 78 (7.15%) Firewall
2 73 (6.69%) DNS
3 71 (6.51%) HTTP
4 62 (5.68%) SMTP
5 60 (5.50%) LAN
5 60 (5.50%) SAN
6 58 (5.32%) DHCP
6 58 (5.32%) WAN
7 56 (5.13%) VPN
8 39 (3.57%) TCP/IP
9 38 (3.48%) Internet
10 36 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (2.66%) Skype
12 28 (2.57%) VLAN
13 20 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
13 20 (1.83%) VoIP
14 17 (1.56%) IP Telephony
14 17 (1.56%) iSCSI
15 16 (1.47%) PBX
16 9 (0.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1091 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 440 (40.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 383 (35.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 339 (31.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 254 (23.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 208 (19.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 163 (14.94%) Data Warehouse
8 84 (7.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 71 (6.51%) Relational Database
10 53 (4.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 45 (4.12%) Big Data
12 43 (3.94%) Oracle Database
13 39 (3.57%) RDBMS
14 32 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
15 31 (2.84%) OLTP
16 30 (2.75%) MySQL
17 29 (2.66%) OLAP
18 28 (2.57%) SQL CLR
19 27 (2.47%) Star Schema
20 26 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 116 (10.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 113 (10.36%) Visual Studio
3 32 (2.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 29 (2.66%) ERwin
5 28 (2.57%) ReSharper
6 24 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (1.56%) Moq
8 16 (1.47%) Git (software)
9 10 (0.92%) HP UFT
10 9 (0.82%) Selenium
11 8 (0.73%) NUnit
12 7 (0.64%) Subversion
12 7 (0.64%) NuGet
12 7 (0.64%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.55%) JIRA
14 5 (0.46%) Ant
14 5 (0.46%) Maven
15 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.27%) MSTest
15 3 (0.27%) LINQPad
General
1 173 (15.86%) Finance
2 53 (4.86%) Retail
3 50 (4.58%) Marketing
4 33 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.11%) Banking
6 15 (1.37%) Law
7 14 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.19%) Legal
9 12 (1.10%) Games
10 11 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.01%) Advertising
11 8 (0.73%) Electronics
11 8 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.64%) Automotive
13 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.27%) French Language
14 3 (0.27%) German Language
14 3 (0.27%) Hindi Language
15 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 601 (55.09%) Developer
2 165 (15.12%) DBA
3 162 (14.85%) .NET Developer
4 145 (13.29%) SQL DBA
5 123 (11.27%) C# Developer
6 118 (10.82%) Administrator
7 105 (9.62%) Senior Developer
8 104 (9.53%) C# .NET Developer
9 90 (8.25%) Web Developer
10 89 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
11 81 (7.42%) Analyst
12 79 (7.24%) SQL Developer
13 78 (7.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 71 (6.51%) Software Developer
15 67 (6.14%) BizTalk Developer
16 59 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 53 (4.86%) Junior
18 51 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
19 49 (4.49%) SQL Server Developer
20 48 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (49.31%) .NET
2 328 (30.06%) ASP.NET
3 269 (24.66%) HTML
4 244 (22.36%) CSS
5 237 (21.72%) jQuery
6 203 (18.61%) .NET Framework
7 156 (14.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 151 (13.84%) WCF
9 142 (13.02%) Entity Framework
10 109 (9.99%) XML
11 106 (9.72%) Web Services
12 100 (9.17%) HTML5
13 98 (8.98%) Ajax
14 65 (5.96%) LINQ
14 65 (5.96%) AngularJS
15 63 (5.77%) CSS3
16 61 (5.59%) EDIFACT
16 61 (5.59%) EDI
16 61 (5.59%) JMS
17 44 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 159 (14.57%) Clustering
2 98 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 49 (4.49%) Replication
5 37 (3.39%) Data Integration
6 34 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.56%) EqualLogic
9 17 (1.56%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.47%) EMC VNX
11 15 (1.37%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.19%) User Experience
13 12 (1.10%) iPhone
14 11 (1.01%) iPad
14 11 (1.01%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.92%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.82%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.73%) Visualisation
18 7 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 374 (34.28%) Windows
2 171 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (10.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 98 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (6.69%) Windows 7
6 69 (6.32%) Linux
7 25 (2.29%) Windows XP
8 18 (1.65%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.37%) Windows 2000
10 13 (1.19%) Android
11 9 (0.82%) UNIX
11 9 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.27%) Debian
14 2 (0.18%) AIX
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.092%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.092%) CentOS
15 1 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.092%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (27.22%) MVC
2 219 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
4 132 (12.10%) ETL
5 121 (11.09%) Performance Tuning
6 85 (7.79%) ITIL
6 85 (7.79%) Migration
7 79 (7.24%) Performance Monitoring
8 67 (6.14%) TDD
8 67 (6.14%) Load Balancing
9 63 (5.77%) Scrum
9 63 (5.77%) OO
10 58 (5.32%) Data Modelling
11 49 (4.49%) Unit Testing
12 47 (4.31%) SDLC
13 46 (4.22%) Project Management
14 45 (4.12%) OOD
15 44 (4.03%) E-Commerce
15 44 (4.03%) Change Management
16 43 (3.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 674 (61.78%) SQL
2 470 (43.08%) C#
3 352 (32.26%) T-SQL
4 291 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 112 (10.27%) VB.NET
6 61 (5.59%) ActionScript
6 61 (5.59%) ActionScript 2.0
7 42 (3.85%) VB
8 37 (3.39%) Java
9 31 (2.84%) PowerShell
10 23 (2.11%) VB6
11 22 (2.02%) Ruby
11 22 (2.02%) VBScript
12 21 (1.92%) PHP
13 20 (1.83%) C
14 18 (1.65%) C++
15 15 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.28%) Python
17 12 (1.10%) R
18 8 (0.73%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 112 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (9.99%) Degree
3 57 (5.22%) MCSE
4 54 (4.95%) MCITP
5 48 (4.40%) MCSA
6 41 (3.76%) MCP
7 32 (2.93%) CCNA
7 32 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 13 (1.19%) HND
10 12 (1.10%) MCTS
11 11 (1.01%) Security Cleared
11 11 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.01%) MCAD
12 10 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 7 (0.64%) ISEB
14 5 (0.46%) MCDBA
14 5 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.27%) A+ Certification
16 2 (0.18%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.85%) QA
2 24 (2.20%) SLA
3 19 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.46%) GAMP
5 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
6 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 107 (9.81%) Active Directory
2 61 (5.59%) Hyper-V
3 43 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (3.21%) vSphere
6 26 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 25 (2.29%) XenApp
8 13 (1.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 6 (0.55%) XenServer
10 5 (0.46%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.37%) Firmware
11 4 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.092%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.092%) Xen
14 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.092%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 62 (5.68%) SCCM
2 51 (4.67%) Backup Exec
3 39 (3.57%) WSUS
4 38 (3.48%) SCOM
5 13 (1.19%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.55%) Puppet
7 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.37%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.37%) Check_MK
8 4 (0.37%) Icinga
9 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.27%) Opsview
9 3 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.092%) Nagios
11 1 (0.092%) Foglight
11 1 (0.092%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.092%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 523 (47.94%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.44%) VMware
3 64 (5.87%) Oracle
4 54 (4.95%) Cisco
5 43 (3.94%) Symantec
6 39 (3.57%) Citrix
7 36 (3.30%) Cognos
8 26 (2.38%) EMC
9 21 (1.92%) Sitecore
10 19 (1.74%) HP
11 18 (1.65%) Dell
11 18 (1.65%) Avaya
12 15 (1.37%) Lotus
13 13 (1.19%) IBM
13 13 (1.19%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.10%) Nintex
15 10 (0.92%) SAP
16 8 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
16 8 (0.73%) Red Gate
17 7 (0.64%) Twitter
Hampshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hove, Sussex
RBW Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Required IT
Salary: 15% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
DBFS Ltd
Salary: Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday