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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 107 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 576 970 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.67% 4.05% 4.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.02% 13.51% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 509 861 939
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
6385 7179 7283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.64% 29.97% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5450 6124 6449
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Hampshire +29 132 £40,000 -3.61% 12
Surrey -11 108 £54,750 +46.00% 11
Buckinghamshire -19 92 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire -83 92 £45,000 +9.75% 7
West Sussex +5 51 £40,000 - 2
East Sussex -5 41 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Kent -37 34 £51,250 +7.89% 6
Oxfordshire -61 21 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Middlesex -3 2 £36,250 -27.50%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1144 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 681 (59.53%) .NET
3 642 (56.12%) SQL
4 584 (51.05%) C#
5 503 (43.97%) ASP.NET
6 473 (41.35%) Microsoft
7 408 (35.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 372 (32.52%) T-SQL
9 355 (31.03%) Windows
10 350 (30.59%) MVC
11 319 (27.88%) JavaScript
12 313 (27.36%) CSS
13 310 (27.10%) HTML
13 310 (27.10%) SQL Server 2012
14 266 (23.25%) jQuery
15 265 (23.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 264 (23.08%) .NET Framework
17 263 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
18 259 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
19 253 (22.12%) MS Excel
20 230 (20.10%) WCF
21 221 (19.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 213 (18.62%) Visual Studio
23 210 (18.36%) Finance
24 192 (16.78%) XML
25 169 (14.77%) Entity Framework
26 167 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
27 166 (14.51%) Performance Tuning
28 162 (14.16%) Web Services
29 155 (13.55%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 155 (13.55%) SharePoint
2 117 (10.23%) IIS
3 76 (6.64%) MS Exchange
4 52 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 50 (4.37%) CMS
6 45 (3.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 43 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 40 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 29 (2.53%) Lync
9 29 (2.53%) Apache
10 28 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 26 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
12 25 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (1.66%) Tomcat
14 12 (1.05%) JBoss
14 12 (1.05%) WebSphere
14 12 (1.05%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 10 (0.87%) Kentico
16 10 (0.87%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 253 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 69 (6.03%) MS Office
3 12 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.087%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.087%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.26%) GoldMine
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.26%) SalesLogix
7 2 (0.17%) Line 100
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.02%) SaaS
2 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.52%) Office 365
5 3 (0.26%) IaaS
6 2 (0.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.087%) GitHub
7 1 (0.087%) Taleo
7 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.86%) Firewall
2 56 (4.90%) SAN
3 49 (4.28%) HTTP
3 49 (4.28%) TCP/IP
4 37 (3.23%) DNS
4 37 (3.23%) SMTP
5 33 (2.88%) Internet
6 21 (1.84%) WAN
7 18 (1.57%) DHCP
7 18 (1.57%) LAN
8 17 (1.49%) VPN
9 15 (1.31%) NAS
10 12 (1.05%) VoIP
10 12 (1.05%) VLAN
11 11 (0.96%) Wireless
11 11 (0.96%) LDAP
11 11 (0.96%) SNMP
11 11 (0.96%) SSL
12 9 (0.79%) Network Security
13 6 (0.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1144 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 408 (35.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 310 (27.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 265 (23.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 221 (19.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 142 (12.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 128 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
8 85 (7.43%) Relational Database
9 69 (6.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 46 (4.02%) MySQL
11 45 (3.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 34 (2.97%) RDBMS
13 26 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
14 25 (2.19%) Star Schema
14 25 (2.19%) Big Data
14 25 (2.19%) Oracle Database
15 22 (1.92%) SSDT
15 22 (1.92%) SQL CLR
16 20 (1.75%) Cognos Report Studio
16 20 (1.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 213 (18.62%) Visual Studio
2 146 (12.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (3.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 30 (2.62%) Moq
5 29 (2.53%) Git (software)
6 28 (2.45%) ReSharper
7 18 (1.57%) NUnit
8 17 (1.49%) Subversion
9 14 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 12 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (0.70%) NCrunch
12 7 (0.61%) NuGet
12 7 (0.61%) MSTest
13 6 (0.52%) JIRA
13 6 (0.52%) Selenium
14 5 (0.44%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.44%) Ant
14 5 (0.44%) Maven
14 5 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 210 (18.36%) Finance
2 60 (5.24%) Marketing
3 28 (2.45%) Banking
4 27 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.92%) Retail
6 18 (1.57%) Automotive
7 9 (0.79%) Games
8 6 (0.52%) Advertising
8 6 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.52%) Law
8 6 (0.52%) Back Office
9 5 (0.44%) Electronics
10 4 (0.35%) Billing
10 4 (0.35%) Publishing
10 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.17%) Military
13 1 (0.087%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.087%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 703 (61.45%) Developer
2 254 (22.20%) .NET Developer
3 173 (15.12%) DBA
4 166 (14.51%) C# Developer
5 156 (13.64%) SQL DBA
6 151 (13.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 106 (9.27%) Senior Developer
8 100 (8.74%) SQL Developer
9 97 (8.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 96 (8.39%) SQL Server DBA
11 93 (8.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 83 (7.26%) Administrator
13 74 (6.47%) Software Developer
14 67 (5.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 55 (4.81%) Analyst
16 47 (4.11%) Web Developer
17 45 (3.93%) Junior
18 41 (3.58%) Support Engineer
19 39 (3.41%) Team Leader
19 39 (3.41%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 681 (59.53%) .NET
2 503 (43.97%) ASP.NET
3 313 (27.36%) CSS
4 310 (27.10%) HTML
5 266 (23.25%) jQuery
6 264 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 263 (22.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 230 (20.10%) WCF
9 192 (16.78%) XML
10 169 (14.77%) Entity Framework
11 162 (14.16%) Web Services
12 126 (11.01%) Ajax
13 99 (8.65%) HTML5
14 90 (7.87%) LINQ
15 78 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 76 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 64 (5.59%) CSS3
18 61 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 59 (5.16%) XSLT
20 49 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 134 (11.71%) Clustering
2 85 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (4.63%) Replication
4 52 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
7 27 (2.36%) Data Integration
8 26 (2.27%) User Experience
9 17 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.96%) GIS
11 11 (0.96%) N-Tier
11 11 (0.96%) Blog
12 7 (0.61%) Open Source
12 7 (0.61%) iPhone
12 7 (0.61%) W3C
13 6 (0.52%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.52%) PKI
13 6 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 355 (31.03%) Windows
2 127 (11.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (6.21%) Linux
5 60 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (4.02%) Windows 7
7 40 (3.50%) Android
8 17 (1.49%) Windows Phone
9 16 (1.40%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.22%) CentOS
10 14 (1.22%) UNIX
11 13 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.52%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.44%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.17%) AIX
16 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (30.59%) MVC
2 259 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
4 166 (14.51%) Performance Tuning
5 132 (11.54%) TDD
6 124 (10.84%) Scrum
7 99 (8.65%) OO
8 93 (8.13%) OOD
9 84 (7.34%) Software Engineering
10 83 (7.26%) Unit Testing
11 81 (7.08%) ETL
12 66 (5.77%) Web Development
13 63 (5.51%) Web Application Development
14 57 (4.98%) Migration
15 55 (4.81%) Workflow
16 54 (4.72%) CRM
17 50 (4.37%) OOP
17 50 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
18 49 (4.28%) ITIL
19 43 (3.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 642 (56.12%) SQL
2 584 (51.05%) C#
3 372 (32.52%) T-SQL
4 319 (27.88%) JavaScript
5 122 (10.66%) VB.NET
6 63 (5.51%) VB
7 50 (4.37%) PowerShell
8 45 (3.93%) Java
9 36 (3.15%) ActionScript
9 36 (3.15%) ActionScript 2.0
10 35 (3.06%) VB6
11 34 (2.97%) Ruby
12 30 (2.62%) Perl
13 25 (2.19%) VBScript
14 23 (2.01%) VBA
14 23 (2.01%) C++
15 22 (1.92%) PHP
16 16 (1.40%) C
17 15 (1.31%) Python
18 12 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (11.80%) Degree
2 91 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (2.19%) MCSE
4 21 (1.84%) MCSA
5 20 (1.75%) MCITP
6 17 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.40%) CCNA
8 15 (1.31%) MCP
9 13 (1.14%) ISTQB
9 13 (1.14%) Security Cleared
10 12 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 10 (0.87%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.61%) MCTS
12 7 (0.61%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.44%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.44%) MCPD
14 4 (0.35%) HND
15 3 (0.26%) MCSD
15 3 (0.26%) ISEB
15 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.46%) QA
2 18 (1.57%) SLA
3 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) GPG13
5 2 (0.17%) FISMA
6 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.087%) GAMP
System Software
1 97 (8.48%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.58%) Hyper-V
3 36 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (2.80%) vSphere
5 24 (2.10%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.87%) XenApp
8 6 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.35%) Samba
11 2 (0.17%) XenServer
12 1 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.087%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.087%) MDaemon
12 1 (0.087%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.087%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.087%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (1.31%) SCCM
2 12 (1.05%) Plesk
2 12 (1.05%) Puppet
2 12 (1.05%) cPanel
2 12 (1.05%) Webmin
3 11 (0.96%) OpenAM
4 10 (0.87%) Backup Exec
4 10 (0.87%) SCOM
5 6 (0.52%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.35%) Foglight
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.35%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.17%) Nagios
8 1 (0.087%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.087%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.087%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.087%) WMI
8 1 (0.087%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 473 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 75 (6.56%) Oracle
3 73 (6.38%) VMware
4 38 (3.32%) Cisco
5 25 (2.19%) HP
6 24 (2.10%) IBM
7 21 (1.84%) Citrix
8 20 (1.75%) Cognos
8 20 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.57%) Sage
11 17 (1.49%) SonicWALL
12 13 (1.14%) Nintex
12 13 (1.14%) Business Objects
13 12 (1.05%) Apple
13 12 (1.05%) 3PAR
14 11 (0.96%) Red Gate
14 11 (0.96%) Twitter
14 11 (0.96%) Dell
15 10 (0.87%) Telerik
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Surrey
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Berkshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + pension, medical, life
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
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Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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