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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 140 92 49
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -43
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 455 692 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.36% 3.31% 5.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.27% 10.95% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 400 641 983
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
6262 6322 6759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.54% 30.29% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5483 5505 5638
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -15 115 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Berkshire -14 106 £48,500 +7.77% 9
Hampshire -35 67 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Buckinghamshire -29 51 £32,500 -23.52% 6
West Sussex +5 44 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Kent -13 38 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire -24 32 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East Sussex -38 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 12 February 2016, 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
2 742 (68.01%) SQL
3 551 (50.50%) .NET
4 531 (48.67%) Microsoft
5 475 (43.54%) C#
6 398 (36.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 388 (35.56%) Windows
8 381 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 365 (33.46%) T-SQL
10 356 (32.63%) JavaScript
11 342 (31.35%) ASP.NET
12 339 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
13 332 (30.43%) HTML
14 325 (29.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 280 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
16 276 (25.30%) MVC
17 272 (24.93%) CSS
18 268 (24.56%) SQL Server 2005
19 259 (23.74%) XML
20 236 (21.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 211 (19.34%) MS Excel
22 202 (18.52%) Windows Server
23 198 (18.15%) Data Warehouse
24 176 (16.13%) IIS
25 167 (15.31%) Active Directory
26 152 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
27 151 (13.84%) Relational Database
28 148 (13.57%) ETL
29 143 (13.11%) Oracle
30 139 (12.74%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 176 (16.13%) IIS
2 113 (10.36%) MS Exchange
3 112 (10.27%) SharePoint
4 95 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 87 (7.97%) CMS
6 74 (6.78%) Skype for Business
7 42 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
8 40 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 39 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 34 (3.12%) Umbraco
11 28 (2.57%) WebSphere
12 27 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 26 (2.38%) Kentico
14 17 (1.56%) MS Project Server
15 12 (1.10%) Apache Spark
15 12 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.82%) Apache
18 6 (0.55%) JBoss
18 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 211 (19.34%) MS Excel
2 89 (8.16%) MS Office
3 21 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.47%) MS Project
5 8 (0.73%) SPSS
6 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.092%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (2.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 26 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.18%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (3.12%) Office 365
3 30 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.29%) SaaS
5 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.18%) Taleo
7 1 (0.092%) Force.com
7 1 (0.092%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 79 (7.24%) Firewall
2 75 (6.87%) SAN
3 68 (6.23%) DNS
4 55 (5.04%) DHCP
5 47 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
6 43 (3.94%) LAN
7 40 (3.67%) WAN
8 35 (3.21%) iSCSI
8 35 (3.21%) VPN
9 32 (2.93%) HTTP
10 30 (2.75%) VLAN
11 27 (2.47%) Skype
11 27 (2.47%) TCP/IP
12 21 (1.92%) VoIP
13 16 (1.47%) Intranet
14 15 (1.37%) SSL
15 10 (0.92%) Wireless
16 9 (0.82%) Internet
17 8 (0.73%) NAS
18 7 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1091 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 398 (36.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 381 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 325 (29.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 268 (24.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 236 (21.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 198 (18.15%) Data Warehouse
8 151 (13.84%) Relational Database
9 114 (10.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 96 (8.80%) RDBMS
11 71 (6.51%) SQL Server 2000
12 64 (5.87%) MySQL
13 63 (5.77%) Oracle Database
14 56 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 54 (4.95%) OLAP
16 50 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
17 44 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
18 43 (3.94%) NoSQL
19 42 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
20 41 (3.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 105 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 82 (7.52%) Visual Studio
3 45 (4.12%) ERwin
4 34 (3.12%) Subversion
5 32 (2.93%) Git (software)
6 19 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (1.56%) ReSharper
8 12 (1.10%) JIRA
9 9 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (0.73%) NUnit
11 7 (0.64%) Moq
11 7 (0.64%) Selenium
12 5 (0.46%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.37%) Rational Robot
13 4 (0.37%) TestComplete
14 3 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (0.27%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.27%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 136 (12.47%) Finance
2 68 (6.23%) Marketing
3 67 (6.14%) Retail
4 41 (3.76%) Banking
5 28 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.37%) Legal
7 9 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.73%) Electronics
8 8 (0.73%) Publishing
9 6 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.55%) Law
10 3 (0.27%) Advertising
10 3 (0.27%) Automotive
10 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.092%) French Language
12 1 (0.092%) Games
12 1 (0.092%) Local Government
12 1 (0.092%) Military
Job Titles
1 552 (50.60%) Developer
2 226 (20.71%) .NET Developer
3 209 (19.16%) C# Developer
4 166 (15.22%) SQL Developer
5 159 (14.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 155 (14.21%) DBA
7 140 (12.83%) SQL DBA
8 127 (11.64%) Administrator
9 105 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 104 (9.53%) Senior Developer
11 97 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 96 (8.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 92 (8.43%) Analyst
14 91 (8.34%) SQL Server Developer
15 85 (7.79%) Web Developer
16 71 (6.51%) Consultant
17 70 (6.42%) Software Developer
18 58 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
19 56 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 52 (4.77%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 551 (50.50%) .NET
2 342 (31.35%) ASP.NET
3 332 (30.43%) HTML
4 272 (24.93%) CSS
5 259 (23.74%) XML
6 139 (12.74%) .NET Framework
7 138 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 134 (12.28%) jQuery
9 115 (10.54%) Web Services
10 112 (10.27%) Ajax
11 108 (9.90%) WCF
12 83 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 75 (6.87%) Entity Framework
14 72 (6.60%) HTML5
15 70 (6.42%) Middleware
16 54 (4.95%) AngularJS
17 45 (4.12%) WPF
17 45 (4.12%) XSLT
18 36 (3.30%) CSS3
19 34 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (7.79%) Clustering
3 63 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 44 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 41 (3.76%) Replication
6 40 (3.67%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 25 (2.29%) EqualLogic
9 21 (1.92%) Data Integration
10 20 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.47%) Xbox
12 15 (1.37%) Client/Server
13 14 (1.28%) NHS
14 13 (1.19%) Social Network
15 12 (1.10%) Algorithms
16 11 (1.01%) User Experience
17 8 (0.73%) W3C
18 4 (0.37%) AS400
18 4 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 388 (35.56%) Windows
2 202 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 152 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (6.51%) Linux
6 67 (6.14%) Windows 7
7 57 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (1.92%) Windows 8
9 16 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.28%) Android
10 14 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 14 (1.28%) Windows Vista
11 13 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.82%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.73%) Unix
14 5 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (25.66%) Business Intelligence
3 276 (25.30%) MVC
4 148 (13.57%) ETL
5 114 (10.45%) ITIL
6 97 (8.89%) Waterfall
7 79 (7.24%) Mentoring
8 78 (7.15%) Performance Tuning
9 77 (7.06%) Scrum
10 76 (6.97%) Migration
11 73 (6.69%) TDD
12 72 (6.60%) UML
13 71 (6.51%) E-Commerce
14 69 (6.32%) OO
15 67 (6.14%) V-Model
16 66 (6.05%) High Availability
17 62 (5.68%) SDLC
18 60 (5.50%) Project Management
19 59 (5.41%) Software Engineering
20 56 (5.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 742 (68.01%) SQL
2 475 (43.54%) C#
3 365 (33.46%) T-SQL
4 356 (32.63%) JavaScript
5 78 (7.15%) VB.NET
6 45 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 34 (3.12%) Java
8 32 (2.93%) PHP
9 29 (2.66%) VB
10 21 (1.92%) VBA
11 18 (1.65%) COBOL
12 17 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.37%) VBScript
14 14 (1.28%) VB6
15 12 (1.10%) Python
16 9 (0.82%) C
16 9 (0.82%) R
17 8 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 5 (0.46%) ActionScript
18 5 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 128 (11.73%) Degree
1 128 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (7.15%) MCSE
3 66 (6.05%) MCSA
4 65 (5.96%) MCITP
5 52 (4.77%) MCP
6 29 (2.66%) Security Cleared
7 26 (2.38%) MCTS
8 24 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.83%) CCNA
9 20 (1.83%) ISEB
10 11 (1.01%) A+ Certification
11 8 (0.73%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.64%) MCDST
12 7 (0.64%) MOS
12 7 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.46%) MCDBA
15 4 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.48%) QA
2 36 (3.30%) Data Quality
3 34 (3.12%) SLA
4 13 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.37%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.18%) GAMP
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.092%) FISMA
8 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 167 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 92 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 46 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (3.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 23 (2.11%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.01%) XenApp
7 7 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (0.55%) vSphere
9 5 (0.46%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.18%) vCloud
11 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.18%) XenServer
12 1 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (4.67%) SCCM
2 50 (4.58%) Backup Exec
3 44 (4.03%) SCOM
4 39 (3.57%) WSUS
5 36 (3.30%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.55%) Nagios
6 6 (0.55%) Puppet
7 4 (0.37%) Icinga
7 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (0.37%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.18%) Opsview
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.092%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.092%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.092%) NetCrunch
10 1 (0.092%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 531 (48.67%) Microsoft
2 143 (13.11%) Oracle
3 95 (8.71%) Cisco
4 83 (7.61%) VMware
5 70 (6.42%) Cognos
6 61 (5.59%) IBM
7 47 (4.31%) Symantec
8 42 (3.85%) Dell
9 39 (3.57%) HP
10 36 (3.30%) ServiceNow
11 35 (3.21%) Informatica
12 34 (3.12%) Trillium
13 26 (2.38%) Citrix
14 16 (1.47%) CheckPoint
15 15 (1.37%) 3PAR
16 14 (1.28%) F5
16 14 (1.28%) Juniper
16 14 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (1.28%) Sitecore
17 11 (1.01%) Tableau
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Langley James
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Aerotron
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Logix Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + On call allowance £8k
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: £41,404 - 54,685 (SSE9)
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 20 days ago