The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 94 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 172 232 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.87% 4.39% 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.17% 12.75% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 154 208 165
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1876 1819 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.31% 34.44% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1627 1751
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South West region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Dorset -19 42 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Wiltshire -4 39 £40,750 +16.42% 4
Gloucestershire -9 37 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Bristol -38 34 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Somerset -19 9 £36,000 -4.00% 10
Cornwall - 5 £36,000 -
Devon -1 2 £33,000 -30.52% 4
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 390 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 239 (61.28%) .NET
3 231 (59.23%) C#
4 222 (56.92%) SQL
5 177 (45.38%) Microsoft
6 162 (41.54%) ASP.NET
7 131 (33.59%) MVC
8 121 (31.03%) T-SQL
9 112 (28.72%) Windows
10 108 (27.69%) Finance
11 102 (26.15%) JavaScript
12 101 (25.90%) XML
13 99 (25.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 97 (24.87%) .NET Framework
14 97 (24.87%) jQuery
15 89 (22.82%) WCF
16 88 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
17 86 (22.05%) HTML
17 86 (22.05%) CSS
18 84 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 83 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
20 80 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 73 (18.72%) Web Services
22 72 (18.46%) MS Excel
22 72 (18.46%) SQL Server 2005
23 66 (16.92%) Visual Studio
24 60 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
25 53 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
26 52 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
27 51 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 38 (9.74%) IIS
2 27 (6.92%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (2.05%) CMS
4 8 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.79%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.28%) Site Server
6 5 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.28%) JBoss
6 5 (1.28%) Apache
6 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.28%) Node.js
7 3 (0.77%) Sitefinity
7 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.77%) Kentico
7 3 (0.77%) DNN
8 2 (0.51%) Lync
8 2 (0.51%) SAS
8 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 72 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.10%) MS Office
3 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.77%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.26%) FastStats
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.79%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.51%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.05%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.36%) WAN
2 12 (3.08%) DHCP
3 11 (2.82%) SAN
4 9 (2.31%) DNS
5 8 (2.05%) LAN
6 7 (1.79%) Firewall
7 6 (1.54%) Internet
8 5 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.51%) NAS
9 2 (0.51%) HTTP
9 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.51%) VPN
10 1 (0.26%) MPLS
10 1 (0.26%) VoIP
10 1 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.26%) Wireless
10 1 (0.26%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.26%) VLAN
10 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 99 (25.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 84 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (18.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 42 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (8.97%) Relational Database
8 29 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (5.38%) RDBMS
10 14 (3.59%) SAP BW
11 13 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (3.33%) MySQL
12 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (3.08%) OLAP
13 11 (2.82%) Big Data
14 9 (2.31%) Hadoop
15 8 (2.05%) OLAP Cube
16 6 (1.54%) IDMS
16 6 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (1.54%) Informix
Development Applications
1 66 (16.92%) Visual Studio
2 41 (10.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (7.95%) NUnit
4 28 (7.18%) TeamCity
5 27 (6.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 20 (5.13%) Subversion
7 17 (4.36%) Log4Net
8 15 (3.85%) CruiseControl
9 14 (3.59%) Moq
10 12 (3.08%) Cucumber
10 12 (3.08%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (1.79%) FxCop
12 7 (1.79%) StyleCop
13 5 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.77%) Jenkins
15 2 (0.51%) PhantomJS
15 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
15 2 (0.51%) ReSharper
15 2 (0.51%) WatiN
General
1 108 (27.69%) Finance
2 16 (4.10%) Legal
3 12 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 12 (3.08%) Retail
4 10 (2.56%) Banking
5 9 (2.31%) Games
6 6 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.28%) Marketing
7 5 (1.28%) Back Office
8 4 (1.03%) Billing
9 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.77%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 225 (57.69%) Developer
2 100 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 88 (22.56%) C# Developer
4 61 (15.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (13.33%) DBA
6 49 (12.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (11.79%) Analyst
8 43 (11.03%) Senior Developer
9 42 (10.77%) SQL DBA
10 36 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (7.44%) Senior .NET Developer
12 25 (6.41%) Software Developer
13 24 (6.15%) SQL Developer
14 22 (5.64%) Senior C# Developer
15 19 (4.87%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (4.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 19 (4.87%) Administrator
16 18 (4.62%) Support Engineer
17 17 (4.36%) AWS Developer
18 16 (4.10%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (61.28%) .NET
2 162 (41.54%) ASP.NET
3 101 (25.90%) XML
4 97 (24.87%) .NET Framework
4 97 (24.87%) jQuery
5 89 (22.82%) WCF
6 86 (22.05%) CSS
6 86 (22.05%) HTML
7 83 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 73 (18.72%) Web Services
9 51 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 49 (12.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 42 (10.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 41 (10.51%) AngularJS
13 40 (10.26%) XSL
14 36 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (8.97%) Ajax
16 34 (8.72%) LINQ
17 26 (6.67%) XSLT
18 20 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.13%) Replication
2 19 (4.87%) Computer Science
2 19 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.85%) Clustering
4 8 (2.05%) Statistics
4 8 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.28%) Open Source
7 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.03%) NHS
7 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.77%) Physics
8 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 112 (28.72%) Windows
2 53 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.54%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.77%) Linux
10 1 (0.26%) UNIX
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.26%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (33.59%) MVC
2 88 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 47 (12.05%) SOA
6 45 (11.54%) OO
6 45 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 29 (7.44%) Coaching
8 28 (7.18%) E-Commerce
9 27 (6.92%) ETL
10 26 (6.67%) Scrum
11 24 (6.15%) Wealth Management
12 23 (5.90%) Time Management
13 22 (5.64%) Software Engineering
13 22 (5.64%) Regression Testing
14 21 (5.38%) Data Modelling
14 21 (5.38%) OOD
15 20 (5.13%) Database Tuning
16 19 (4.87%) Release Management
17 17 (4.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 231 (59.23%) C#
2 222 (56.92%) SQL
3 121 (31.03%) T-SQL
4 102 (26.15%) JavaScript
5 44 (11.28%) VB.NET
6 25 (6.41%) VBA
7 14 (3.59%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.33%) VB
8 13 (3.33%) C++
9 12 (3.08%) Ruby
10 10 (2.56%) Java
10 10 (2.56%) PHP
11 9 (2.31%) VB6
12 6 (1.54%) Python
12 6 (1.54%) Perl
13 4 (1.03%) VBScript
13 4 (1.03%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (10.26%) Degree
3 36 (9.23%) MCSD
4 19 (4.87%) MCP
5 8 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.03%) MCSE
7 3 (0.77%) PhD
7 3 (0.77%) CCNA
8 2 (0.51%) ISEB
8 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.51%) MCTS
8 2 (0.51%) MCITP
8 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.26%) MCPD
9 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.82%) SLA
2 9 (2.31%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) DO-178B
System Software
1 16 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.54%) XenApp
2 6 (1.54%) vSphere
3 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.82%) SCCM
2 5 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.77%) SCOM
4 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.51%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.26%) WSUS
5 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 177 (45.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.13%) Oracle
2 20 (5.13%) Business Objects
3 18 (4.62%) VMware
4 15 (3.85%) SAP
5 11 (2.82%) Citrix
6 8 (2.05%) Twitter
7 6 (1.54%) Telerik
7 6 (1.54%) Sybase
7 6 (1.54%) Cisco
8 4 (1.03%) Metastorm
8 4 (1.03%) Tableau
9 3 (0.77%) Sage
10 2 (0.51%) Symantec
10 2 (0.51%) IBM
10 2 (0.51%) HP
10 2 (0.51%) Talend
10 2 (0.51%) F5
11 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.26%) TARGIT
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3500 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Axbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago