The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 55 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 964 986 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.01% 4.39% 5.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.48% 13.83% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 855 920 1330
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
7149 7131 7615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.77% 31.74% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6105 6310 6895
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +18 240 £41,000 +2.50% 22
Oxfordshire 0 144 £37,500 - 22
Surrey -36 143 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Buckinghamshire -7 122 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Kent +33 119 £47,500 +9.19% 17
Hampshire -26 92 £41,250 -0.60% 15
West Sussex -35 59 £40,000 +6.66% 8
East Sussex -6 32 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Middlesex +17 12 £50,000 +42.85%
Thames Valley - 2 £85,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1904 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1189 (62.45%) SQL
3 1169 (61.40%) .NET
4 1027 (53.94%) C#
5 857 (45.01%) ASP.NET
6 790 (41.49%) Microsoft
7 772 (40.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 682 (35.82%) T-SQL
9 657 (34.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 565 (29.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 533 (27.99%) MVC
11 533 (27.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 525 (27.57%) HTML
13 502 (26.37%) JavaScript
14 483 (25.37%) MS Excel
15 470 (24.68%) Windows
16 443 (23.27%) CSS
17 419 (22.01%) jQuery
18 402 (21.11%) Business Intelligence
19 377 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
20 342 (17.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 338 (17.75%) XML
22 290 (15.23%) Web Services
23 280 (14.71%) .NET Framework
24 279 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
25 270 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
26 267 (14.02%) WCF
27 254 (13.34%) Visual Studio
28 248 (13.03%) Ajax
29 240 (12.61%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 220 (11.55%) IIS
2 113 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 74 (3.89%) CMS
4 55 (2.89%) MS Exchange
5 42 (2.21%) Apache
6 38 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 36 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 33 (1.73%) Alfresco
8 33 (1.73%) WordPress
8 33 (1.73%) Drupal
9 28 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (1.42%) nginx
11 25 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.63%) Tomcat
17 9 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
17 9 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 483 (25.37%) MS Excel
2 55 (2.89%) MS Office
3 16 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.53%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.26%) MS Project
8 3 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.053%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.053%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.053%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.84%) SaaS
2 47 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.47%) Office 365
4 8 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.57%) Firewall
2 81 (4.25%) Internet
3 73 (3.83%) SAN
4 70 (3.68%) DNS
5 52 (2.73%) VPN
6 42 (2.21%) VoIP
7 38 (2.00%) LAN
8 35 (1.84%) TCP/IP
8 35 (1.84%) DHCP
9 31 (1.63%) FTP
10 25 (1.31%) WAN
11 23 (1.21%) Intranet
12 22 (1.16%) iSCSI
13 13 (0.68%) Extranet
14 12 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (0.53%) VLAN
15 10 (0.53%) HTTP
16 9 (0.47%) DMZ
17 7 (0.37%) SSL
17 7 (0.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1904 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 772 (40.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 657 (34.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 565 (29.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 533 (27.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 342 (17.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 270 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
8 142 (7.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 134 (7.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 85 (4.46%) Relational Database
11 84 (4.41%) MySQL
12 53 (2.78%) OLAP
13 49 (2.57%) Oracle Database
14 48 (2.52%) RDBMS
15 36 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
16 33 (1.73%) DTS
17 22 (1.16%) Cognos Impromptu
17 22 (1.16%) OLTP
17 22 (1.16%) Big Data
18 21 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 254 (13.34%) Visual Studio
2 131 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 49 (2.57%) Subversion
5 47 (2.47%) NUnit
6 27 (1.42%) TeamCity
7 26 (1.37%) Selenium
8 23 (1.21%) Jasmine
8 23 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 21 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 15 (0.79%) ReSharper
10 15 (0.79%) Moq
11 14 (0.74%) JIRA
12 11 (0.58%) JSUnit
12 11 (0.58%) MSTest
13 10 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
13 10 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
13 10 (0.53%) ERwin
14 9 (0.47%) NCrunch
General
1 185 (9.72%) Finance
2 82 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 51 (2.68%) Marketing
4 34 (1.79%) Automotive
5 30 (1.58%) Banking
5 30 (1.58%) Retail
6 24 (1.26%) Games
7 21 (1.10%) Advertising
8 15 (0.79%) Legal
8 15 (0.79%) Music Industry
9 13 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.58%) Electronics
11 8 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.42%) Billing
11 8 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.32%) Publishing
12 6 (0.32%) Back Office
13 5 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.053%) French Language
14 1 (0.053%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1211 (63.60%) Developer
2 459 (24.11%) .NET Developer
3 418 (21.95%) C# Developer
4 323 (16.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 313 (16.44%) DBA
6 269 (14.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 260 (13.66%) SQL DBA
8 257 (13.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 206 (10.82%) Senior Developer
10 196 (10.29%) SQL Developer
11 154 (8.09%) Administrator
12 150 (7.88%) Software Developer
13 148 (7.77%) SQL Server DBA
14 146 (7.67%) Web Developer
15 104 (5.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 84 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
16 84 (4.41%) Consultant
17 82 (4.31%) Analyst
18 79 (4.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
19 76 (3.99%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1169 (61.40%) .NET
2 857 (45.01%) ASP.NET
3 525 (27.57%) HTML
4 443 (23.27%) CSS
5 419 (22.01%) jQuery
6 377 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 338 (17.75%) XML
8 290 (15.23%) Web Services
9 280 (14.71%) .NET Framework
10 267 (14.02%) WCF
11 248 (13.03%) Ajax
12 152 (7.98%) HTML5
13 134 (7.04%) CSS3
14 131 (6.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 97 (5.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 96 (5.04%) LINQ
17 95 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 79 (4.15%) XSLT
19 78 (4.10%) WinForms
20 77 (4.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 168 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 150 (7.88%) Clustering
3 140 (7.35%) Replication
4 103 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 61 (3.20%) Mathematics
6 51 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
7 48 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 31 (1.63%) N-Tier
9 29 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.47%) Physics
11 26 (1.37%) iPhone
12 20 (1.05%) Visualisation
13 18 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.89%) NHS
14 17 (0.89%) Open Source
15 16 (0.84%) Blackberry
15 16 (0.84%) Tandem
16 15 (0.79%) Data Integration
17 13 (0.68%) Blog
18 10 (0.53%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 470 (24.68%) Windows
2 204 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 145 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (4.15%) Linux
5 65 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (2.63%) Android
7 42 (2.21%) Windows 7
8 40 (2.10%) Windows XP
9 31 (1.63%) UNIX
9 31 (1.63%) CentOS
10 29 (1.52%) Apple iOS
11 28 (1.47%) Ubuntu
12 18 (0.95%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.79%) Windows Phone
14 14 (0.74%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.63%) Windows 2000
16 11 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (0.47%) AIX
19 7 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (27.99%) MVC
2 402 (21.11%) Business Intelligence
3 279 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (12.61%) Performance Tuning
5 228 (11.97%) TDD
6 181 (9.51%) Scrum
7 178 (9.35%) Software Engineering
8 139 (7.30%) OO
9 132 (6.93%) Web Development
10 128 (6.72%) ETL
11 96 (5.04%) ITIL
11 96 (5.04%) BDD
12 90 (4.73%) Data Modelling
12 90 (4.73%) Migration
13 76 (3.99%) Unit Testing
14 72 (3.78%) E-Commerce
15 69 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
16 61 (3.20%) OOP
17 58 (3.05%) CRM
18 52 (2.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1189 (62.45%) SQL
2 1027 (53.94%) C#
3 682 (35.82%) T-SQL
4 502 (26.37%) JavaScript
5 222 (11.66%) VB.NET
6 114 (5.99%) PHP
7 106 (5.57%) Java
8 78 (4.10%) C++
9 54 (2.84%) VB
10 53 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 51 (2.68%) Perl
12 37 (1.94%) C
13 29 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 29 (1.52%) Python
14 28 (1.47%) VBScript
15 20 (1.05%) VBA
15 20 (1.05%) Bash Shell
16 18 (0.95%) VB6
17 13 (0.68%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 227 (11.92%) Degree
2 137 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (2.10%) MCSE
4 33 (1.73%) MCP
5 32 (1.68%) MCSA
6 31 (1.63%) MCITP
7 20 (1.05%) Security Cleared
8 19 (1.00%) PhD
9 18 (0.95%) MCTS
10 16 (0.84%) CCNA
10 16 (0.84%) MCDBA
10 16 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (0.74%) OCP
11 14 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.53%) HND
13 9 (0.47%) MCSD
13 9 (0.47%) ISEB
14 8 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.37%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.31%) SLA
2 39 (2.05%) QA
3 20 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.53%) WCAG
5 10 (0.53%) WAI
6 9 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.32%) GAMP
8 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.16%) HL7
10 3 (0.16%) DICOM
11 2 (0.11%) Dublin Core
11 2 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 104 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 79 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (2.89%) vSphere
4 44 (2.31%) VMware ESX
5 39 (2.05%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.63%) XenApp
10 4 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.21%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.21%) UAG
11 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.053%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.053%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (1.79%) Plesk
2 18 (0.95%) NetBackup
3 14 (0.74%) Puppet
4 9 (0.47%) SCOM
4 9 (0.47%) Nagios
4 9 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.37%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.37%) WSUS
5 7 (0.37%) SCCM
5 7 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.16%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (0.16%) MOM
7 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.11%) WMI
7 2 (0.11%) Foglight
7 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.053%) AppManager
8 1 (0.053%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 790 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 125 (6.57%) VMware
3 106 (5.57%) Oracle
4 58 (3.05%) Cisco
5 49 (2.57%) Red Hat
6 44 (2.31%) Cognos
7 34 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 24 (1.26%) Citrix
10 21 (1.10%) HP
10 21 (1.10%) Adobe
11 20 (1.05%) SAP
11 20 (1.05%) Apple
12 15 (0.79%) Symantec
13 12 (0.63%) Google
14 10 (0.53%) Telerik
14 10 (0.53%) JBoss
14 10 (0.53%) IBM
15 9 (0.47%) ATG
15 9 (0.47%) SonicWALL
Fareham, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + working from home
Posted: 2 days ago