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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 112 92 53
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -39
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 560 724 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.67% 3.17% 4.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.65% 10.55% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 495 662 923
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
6472 6864 7327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.81% 30.05% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5489 5960 6476
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
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 £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +9 148 £45,000 - 13
Hampshire +32 128 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire -29 90 £45,000 +5.88% 18
West Sussex -1 61 £37,500 -4.45% 3
Buckinghamshire -45 49 £38,500 -9.41% 8
East Sussex +30 34 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Kent -27 32 £38,750 -22.50% 3
Oxfordshire -64 14 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Middlesex +11 3 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Sussex -3 1 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1167 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 665 (56.98%) SQL
3 653 (55.96%) .NET
4 572 (49.01%) C#
5 529 (45.33%) Microsoft
6 434 (37.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 428 (36.68%) ASP.NET
8 387 (33.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 384 (32.90%) Windows
10 348 (29.82%) MVC
11 346 (29.65%) T-SQL
12 324 (27.76%) JavaScript
13 311 (26.65%) HTML
14 302 (25.88%) CSS
15 287 (24.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 284 (24.34%) jQuery
17 251 (21.51%) .NET Framework
18 249 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
19 235 (20.14%) MS Excel
20 230 (19.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 222 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
22 219 (18.77%) WCF
23 194 (16.62%) Finance
24 193 (16.54%) Visual Studio
25 190 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 182 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
27 181 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
28 173 (14.82%) Clustering
29 169 (14.48%) Entity Framework
30 164 (14.05%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 164 (14.05%) SharePoint
2 133 (11.40%) IIS
3 96 (8.23%) MS Exchange
4 81 (6.94%) BizTalk Server
5 75 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 42 (3.60%) CMS
7 41 (3.51%) Lync
8 40 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 36 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 25 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
11 25 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (1.71%) Apache
13 17 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (1.11%) WebSphere
14 13 (1.11%) Tomcat
15 12 (1.03%) JBoss
15 12 (1.03%) SAS
16 11 (0.94%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.94%) Kentico
Applications
1 235 (20.14%) MS Excel
2 72 (6.17%) MS Office
3 12 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
5 2 (0.17%) SPSS
6 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 10 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.086%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.51%) SaaS
2 17 (1.46%) Office 365
2 17 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.60%) IaaS
4 5 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.17%) Taleo
6 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.086%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.68%) Firewall
2 77 (6.60%) SAN
3 71 (6.08%) HTTP
4 67 (5.74%) DNS
5 64 (5.48%) SMTP
6 51 (4.37%) LAN
7 50 (4.28%) WAN
7 50 (4.28%) VPN
8 46 (3.94%) DHCP
9 45 (3.86%) TCP/IP
10 43 (3.68%) Internet
11 32 (2.74%) VLAN
12 24 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (1.80%) VoIP
15 18 (1.54%) NAS
16 17 (1.46%) iSCSI
17 16 (1.37%) IP Telephony
18 15 (1.29%) PBX
19 13 (1.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1167 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 434 (37.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 387 (33.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 287 (24.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 230 (19.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 190 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 135 (11.57%) Data Warehouse
8 86 (7.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 73 (6.26%) Relational Database
10 56 (4.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 35 (3.00%) Big Data
12 33 (2.83%) RDBMS
13 32 (2.74%) SQL CLR
14 30 (2.57%) Crystal Reports
15 28 (2.40%) Oracle Database
16 26 (2.23%) Star Schema
17 25 (2.14%) MySQL
18 22 (1.89%) OLAP
19 20 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
20 18 (1.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 193 (16.54%) Visual Studio
2 182 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (3.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 30 (2.57%) Moq
5 29 (2.49%) ReSharper
6 26 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 20 (1.71%) Git (software)
8 15 (1.29%) HP UFT
9 12 (1.03%) NUnit
9 12 (1.03%) NuGet
10 11 (0.94%) Selenium
11 10 (0.86%) Subversion
12 8 (0.69%) JIRA
13 7 (0.60%) Maven
13 7 (0.60%) Ant
13 7 (0.60%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.43%) ERwin
15 4 (0.34%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.34%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.34%) MSTest
General
1 194 (16.62%) Finance
2 49 (4.20%) Marketing
3 34 (2.91%) Retail
4 32 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.14%) Banking
6 14 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (1.20%) Automotive
7 13 (1.11%) Games
8 11 (0.94%) Legal
9 10 (0.86%) Advertising
10 9 (0.77%) Law
11 7 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.51%) Electronics
12 6 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.17%) Publishing
13 2 (0.17%) Military
14 1 (0.086%) French Language
14 1 (0.086%) German Language
14 1 (0.086%) Hindi Language
14 1 (0.086%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 688 (58.95%) Developer
2 191 (16.37%) .NET Developer
3 165 (14.14%) DBA
4 146 (12.51%) SQL DBA
5 143 (12.25%) C# Developer
6 124 (10.63%) Senior Developer
7 122 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 106 (9.08%) SQL Server DBA
9 104 (8.91%) Administrator
10 83 (7.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 78 (6.68%) Analyst
12 77 (6.60%) Software Developer
12 77 (6.60%) SQL Developer
13 75 (6.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 68 (5.83%) BizTalk Developer
15 67 (5.74%) ASP.NET Developer
15 67 (5.74%) Web Developer
16 54 (4.63%) Junior
17 48 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
18 46 (3.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 653 (55.96%) .NET
2 428 (36.68%) ASP.NET
3 311 (26.65%) HTML
4 302 (25.88%) CSS
5 284 (24.34%) jQuery
6 251 (21.51%) .NET Framework
7 222 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 219 (18.77%) WCF
9 169 (14.48%) Entity Framework
10 144 (12.34%) XML
11 136 (11.65%) Web Services
12 122 (10.45%) Ajax
13 118 (10.11%) HTML5
14 81 (6.94%) LINQ
15 71 (6.08%) CSS3
16 64 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 63 (5.40%) EDI
17 63 (5.40%) JMS
17 63 (5.40%) EDIFACT
18 62 (5.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 173 (14.82%) Clustering
2 79 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.11%) Replication
4 40 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.66%) Data Integration
6 26 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.80%) User Experience
8 19 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
9 18 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.46%) EqualLogic
11 15 (1.29%) EMC VNX
12 14 (1.20%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.03%) iPhone
14 11 (0.94%) Blackberry
15 9 (0.77%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.77%) iPad
16 8 (0.69%) Mathematics
17 7 (0.60%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 384 (32.90%) Windows
2 159 (13.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (9.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 90 (7.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (6.17%) Windows 7
6 63 (5.40%) Linux
7 26 (2.23%) Android
8 23 (1.97%) Windows XP
9 18 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 16 (1.37%) UNIX
11 14 (1.20%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.69%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.51%) CentOS
14 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.26%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.17%) Debian
17 2 (0.17%) AIX
17 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (29.82%) MVC
2 249 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (15.51%) Business Intelligence
4 143 (12.25%) Performance Tuning
5 110 (9.43%) Scrum
6 103 (8.83%) ETL
7 97 (8.31%) TDD
8 91 (7.80%) OOD
9 90 (7.71%) OO
10 80 (6.86%) ITIL
11 68 (5.83%) Migration
12 66 (5.66%) Load Balancing
13 62 (5.31%) Unit Testing
14 61 (5.23%) Software Engineering
15 58 (4.97%) Workflow
16 56 (4.80%) Performance Monitoring
17 54 (4.63%) Web Development
18 53 (4.54%) Data Modelling
19 44 (3.77%) E-Commerce
19 44 (3.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 665 (56.98%) SQL
2 572 (49.01%) C#
3 346 (29.65%) T-SQL
4 324 (27.76%) JavaScript
5 140 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 63 (5.40%) ActionScript
6 63 (5.40%) VB
6 63 (5.40%) ActionScript 2.0
7 46 (3.94%) Java
8 41 (3.51%) VB6
9 39 (3.34%) Ruby
10 36 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 29 (2.49%) VBScript
12 27 (2.31%) C++
13 24 (2.06%) C
14 21 (1.80%) Perl
15 17 (1.46%) PHP
16 14 (1.20%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.03%) TypeScript
18 11 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (9.34%) Degree
2 102 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (3.94%) MCSE
4 38 (3.26%) MCITP
5 34 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (2.91%) CCNA
6 33 (2.83%) MCSA
7 32 (2.74%) MCP
8 17 (1.46%) HND
9 16 (1.37%) ISTQB
10 15 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (0.94%) MCAD
12 9 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.60%) Security Cleared
14 6 (0.51%) MCTS
15 5 (0.43%) MCDBA
16 4 (0.34%) MCPD
17 3 (0.26%) ISEB
17 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.54%) QA
2 27 (2.31%) SLA
3 15 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.43%) GAMP
6 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 118 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 59 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 46 (3.94%) vSphere
3 46 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 19 (1.63%) XenApp
6 11 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.34%) XenServer
8 4 (0.34%) Samba
8 4 (0.34%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.26%) Firmware
9 3 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.086%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.086%) Xen
11 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.086%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (3.77%) SCCM
2 32 (2.74%) Backup Exec
3 23 (1.97%) SCOM
4 20 (1.71%) WSUS
5 10 (0.86%) Puppet
6 7 (0.60%) OpenAM
6 7 (0.60%) Plesk
6 7 (0.60%) cPanel
6 7 (0.60%) Webmin
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.26%) TeamSite
8 3 (0.26%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.26%) Opsview
8 3 (0.26%) Check_MK
8 3 (0.26%) Icinga
9 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.17%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.17%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 529 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 104 (8.91%) VMware
3 59 (5.06%) Oracle
4 50 (4.28%) Cisco
5 34 (2.91%) Citrix
6 29 (2.49%) Symantec
7 25 (2.14%) EMC
8 21 (1.80%) HP
9 20 (1.71%) Dell
10 19 (1.63%) Cognos
11 18 (1.54%) Sitecore
12 16 (1.37%) Nintex
12 16 (1.37%) IBM
13 14 (1.20%) Twitter
14 12 (1.03%) Sage
15 11 (0.94%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.94%) Business Objects
16 10 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (0.77%) Tableau
17 9 (0.77%) Avaya
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Middlesex
Duke Hudson
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago