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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 172 95 57
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -38
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 334 660 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 3.12% 4.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.86% 9.78% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 298 580 929
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
5702 6746 7274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.27% 31.91% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5088 5731 6290
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -59 75 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Surrey -35 73 £48,500 -11.00% 4
Berkshire -24 57 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Sussex -31 38 £50,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire -14 35 £37,000 -7.50% 5
Kent +4 28 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Oxfordshire -9 19 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Sussex -15 7 £34,500 -13.75%
Sussex +11 1 £35,000 -
Middlesex +5 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Thames Valley - 1 £57,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 780 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 460 (58.97%) .NET
3 446 (57.18%) SQL
4 431 (55.26%) C#
5 358 (45.90%) Microsoft
6 305 (39.10%) JavaScript
7 296 (37.95%) ASP.NET
8 281 (36.03%) Windows
9 272 (34.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 240 (30.77%) MVC
11 239 (30.64%) HTML
12 219 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
13 196 (25.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 196 (25.13%) T-SQL
14 195 (25.00%) XML
15 187 (23.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 183 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 177 (22.69%) CSS
17 177 (22.69%) MS Excel
18 173 (22.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 154 (19.74%) jQuery
20 144 (18.46%) Active Directory
21 139 (17.82%) Team Foundation Server
22 131 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
23 128 (16.41%) WCF
24 124 (15.90%) Windows Server
25 115 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
26 114 (14.62%) MS Office
27 113 (14.49%) IIS
27 113 (14.49%) .NET Framework

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 113 (14.49%) IIS
2 88 (11.28%) SharePoint
3 72 (9.23%) MS Exchange
4 64 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (6.41%) CMS
6 40 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (4.87%) Skype for Business
8 36 (4.62%) WebSphere
9 31 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
11 22 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 20 (2.56%) MS Project Server
13 13 (1.67%) Kentico
13 13 (1.67%) Umbraco
14 11 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 10 (1.28%) Confluence
16 9 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (1.03%) Apache
17 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 177 (22.69%) MS Excel
2 114 (14.62%) MS Office
3 25 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 20 (2.56%) MS Project
5 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.26%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (7.69%) Office 365
3 32 (4.10%) SaaS
4 12 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.38%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.23%) SAN
2 58 (7.44%) Firewall
3 41 (5.26%) DNS
4 30 (3.85%) DHCP
5 22 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.18%) Intranet
6 17 (2.18%) iSCSI
6 17 (2.18%) LAN
6 17 (2.18%) VPN
7 14 (1.79%) WAN
8 13 (1.67%) Skype
9 12 (1.54%) SSL
10 11 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (1.41%) HTTP
11 10 (1.28%) VLAN
12 9 (1.15%) NAS
12 9 (1.15%) Wireless
13 7 (0.90%) LDAP
13 7 (0.90%) PSTN
14 6 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 780 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 272 (34.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 196 (25.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 187 (23.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 173 (22.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 107 (13.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 99 (12.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 87 (11.15%) Relational Database
9 68 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (4.62%) MySQL
11 35 (4.49%) OLAP
12 34 (4.36%) BusinessObjects
13 31 (3.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 27 (3.46%) NoSQL
14 27 (3.46%) RDBMS
15 24 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
16 22 (2.82%) MS Access
16 22 (2.82%) OLAP Cube
17 19 (2.44%) Oracle Database
18 17 (2.18%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 139 (17.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 108 (13.85%) Visual Studio
3 22 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 21 (2.69%) Subversion
5 19 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (2.31%) NUnit
7 10 (1.28%) JIRA
7 10 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.15%) Selenium
9 8 (1.03%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.90%) MSTest
11 5 (0.64%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.64%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.51%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.51%) Xcode
13 3 (0.38%) Moq
13 3 (0.38%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.26%) StyleCop
14 2 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 99 (12.69%) Finance
2 32 (4.10%) Banking
3 28 (3.59%) Marketing
4 25 (3.21%) Legal
5 17 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.41%) Retail
7 10 (1.28%) Electronics
8 9 (1.15%) Advertising
9 8 (1.03%) Publishing
10 7 (0.90%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.51%) Games
12 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.38%) Law
14 2 (0.26%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Military
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 426 (54.62%) Developer
2 223 (28.59%) .NET Developer
3 190 (24.36%) C# Developer
4 131 (16.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 118 (15.13%) SQL Developer
6 113 (14.49%) Senior Developer
7 82 (10.51%) Analyst
8 81 (10.38%) Software Developer
9 79 (10.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 73 (9.36%) DBA
11 68 (8.72%) SQL DBA
12 67 (8.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 53 (6.79%) .NET Software Developer
14 50 (6.41%) Administrator
14 50 (6.41%) Senior C# Developer
15 47 (6.03%) Applications Support
15 47 (6.03%) C# Software Developer
16 46 (5.90%) Consultant
16 46 (5.90%) Senior .NET Developer
17 45 (5.77%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (58.97%) .NET
2 296 (37.95%) ASP.NET
3 239 (30.64%) HTML
4 195 (25.00%) XML
5 183 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 177 (22.69%) CSS
7 154 (19.74%) jQuery
8 128 (16.41%) WCF
9 113 (14.49%) .NET Framework
10 104 (13.33%) Web Services
11 100 (12.82%) Ajax
12 76 (9.74%) AngularJS
13 74 (9.49%) Entity Framework
14 69 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 59 (7.56%) HTML5
16 54 (6.92%) WPF
17 49 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 48 (6.15%) SOAP
19 44 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 40 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.90%) Computer Science
3 35 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.97%) Clustering
5 29 (3.72%) Replication
6 22 (2.82%) Mathematics
7 17 (2.18%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.92%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.67%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.03%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.03%) Xbox
12 7 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (0.90%) iPad
12 7 (0.90%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.90%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.77%) EqualLogic
13 6 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.77%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 281 (36.03%) Windows
2 124 (15.90%) Windows Server
3 115 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 51 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (5.13%) Linux
8 26 (3.33%) Windows 8
9 17 (2.18%) Unix
10 15 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 13 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.15%) Android
13 9 (1.15%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.90%) Debian
14 7 (0.90%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.77%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.64%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (30.77%) MVC
2 219 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
4 86 (11.03%) ETL
4 86 (11.03%) ITIL
5 78 (10.00%) CRM
6 76 (9.74%) UML
7 69 (8.85%) OO
8 64 (8.21%) Web Development
9 63 (8.08%) Mentoring
9 63 (8.08%) TDD
10 61 (7.82%) SDLC
11 58 (7.44%) Scrum
12 49 (6.28%) SOA
13 48 (6.15%) Software Engineering
14 42 (5.38%) Project Management
15 40 (5.13%) Migration
15 40 (5.13%) Waterfall
16 39 (5.00%) E-Commerce
17 38 (4.87%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 446 (57.18%) SQL
2 431 (55.26%) C#
3 305 (39.10%) JavaScript
4 196 (25.13%) T-SQL
5 85 (10.90%) VB.NET
6 49 (6.28%) VB
7 40 (5.13%) Java
8 38 (4.87%) PowerShell
9 26 (3.33%) PHP
10 19 (2.44%) VBA
11 17 (2.18%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.92%) C
13 14 (1.79%) VBScript
14 11 (1.41%) VB6
15 8 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (1.03%) Perl
16 5 (0.64%) C++
16 5 (0.64%) VC++
17 4 (0.51%) F#
18 2 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (10.64%) Degree
2 49 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.31%) MCSE
5 17 (2.18%) MCITP
6 13 (1.67%) MCTS
7 12 (1.54%) MCSA
8 10 (1.28%) MCP
9 9 (1.15%) A+ Certification
9 9 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.03%) ISEB
10 8 (1.03%) MCDST
10 8 (1.03%) MOS
10 8 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.38%) CCNA
12 3 (0.38%) CCNP
13 2 (0.26%) CISSP
13 2 (0.26%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.05%) SLA
2 32 (4.10%) QA
3 14 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.64%) GAMP
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) FISMA
System Software
1 144 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 56 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (5.90%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.31%) XenApp
5 16 (2.05%) VMware ESX
6 15 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
8 7 (0.90%) ISA Server
8 7 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.90%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.64%) vSphere
10 3 (0.38%) vCloud
10 3 (0.38%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.38%) XenServer
11 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.69%) WSUS
2 20 (2.56%) SCCM
3 10 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.28%) Opsview
3 10 (1.28%) SCOM
4 9 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (0.64%) Nagios
6 5 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.64%) OpenAM
6 5 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.51%) Puppet
8 1 (0.13%) Foglight
8 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.13%) QRadar
8 1 (0.13%) vMotion
8 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 358 (45.90%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.62%) Oracle
3 72 (9.23%) VMware
4 47 (6.03%) Cisco
5 35 (4.49%) HP
6 34 (4.36%) Dell
7 31 (3.97%) IBM
8 26 (3.33%) Citrix
9 22 (2.82%) NetApp
10 19 (2.44%) Veeam
11 17 (2.18%) EMC
12 14 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.79%) Trillium
13 13 (1.67%) Informatica
14 12 (1.54%) Sitecore
14 12 (1.54%) Symantec
15 11 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.41%) Telerik
16 10 (1.28%) Google
16 10 (1.28%) WatchGuard
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sandwich, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
NHS - South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Explore Worldwide ltd
Salary: DEO
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus and extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus(10%) & Bens (Pension,health).
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + 30% bonus + full bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Bottomline Technologies
Salary: £40-£50K
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Waterlooville
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 25 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Isotrak Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clarity
Posted: 17 days ago