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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 162 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 65 217 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 3.80% 4.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.11% 10.79% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 49 202 267
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £55,000 £46,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1582 2011 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.77% 35.20% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1742 1869
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,648 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Devon +1 24 £30,000 -9.09%
Bristol -34 21 £33,000 -34.00% 6
Dorset 0 6 £45,000 +36.36% 2
Wiltshire -7 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Somerset -34 5 £32,500 -19.25% 4
Gloucestershire -43 2 £31,000 -13.88%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 158 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 90 (56.96%) SQL
3 68 (43.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 67 (42.41%) Microsoft
5 57 (36.08%) HTML
6 56 (35.44%) Windows
7 53 (33.54%) .NET
8 51 (32.28%) C#
9 43 (27.22%) CSS
9 43 (27.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (26.58%) MVC
11 41 (25.95%) jQuery
11 41 (25.95%) Windows Server
12 39 (24.68%) Active Directory
13 37 (23.42%) ASP.NET
14 36 (22.78%) JavaScript
15 35 (22.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 35 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (20.89%) T-SQL
17 32 (20.25%) SQL Server 2005
17 32 (20.25%) SQL Server 2014
18 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET Web API
18 31 (19.62%) MS Excel
19 27 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (16.46%) Clustering
20 26 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 26 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
21 25 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (15.82%) .NET Framework
22 24 (15.19%) OO

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (10.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (6.96%) IIS
3 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (4.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.53%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.27%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.63%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (19.62%) MS Excel
2 22 (13.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 3 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.53%) Office 365
3 4 (2.53%) SaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.66%) VPN
2 18 (11.39%) SAN
3 16 (10.13%) NAS
4 8 (5.06%) Firewall
5 4 (2.53%) LAN
5 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.53%) WAN
6 3 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.90%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.90%) MPLS
6 3 (1.90%) Network Security
6 3 (1.90%) SSL
7 2 (1.27%) IPX
7 2 (1.27%) IPX/SPX
7 2 (1.27%) PPP
7 2 (1.27%) PPTP
7 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.27%) Skype
8 1 (0.63%) DNS
8 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (43.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (22.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (20.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (20.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (9.49%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.16%) Power BI
10 4 (2.53%) QlikView
11 3 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.90%) DataStage
11 3 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.27%) GIS
12 2 (1.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 22 (13.92%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.49%) TeamCity
3 10 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.43%) Moq
5 5 (3.16%) MSTest
5 5 (3.16%) NUnit
6 4 (2.53%) CruiseControl
6 4 (2.53%) Hudson
6 4 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.53%) JIRA
6 4 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (2.53%) Selenium
6 4 (2.53%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.63%) ERwin
7 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (14.56%) Finance
2 13 (8.23%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.70%) Marketing
4 6 (3.80%) Banking
4 6 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.90%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (48.73%) Developer
2 37 (23.42%) .NET Developer
3 31 (19.62%) Analyst
4 26 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 26 (16.46%) C# Developer
4 26 (16.46%) DBA
5 21 (13.29%) SQL DBA
6 20 (12.66%) Support Analyst
7 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (10.13%) Server Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) Active Directory Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) IT Analyst
8 15 (9.49%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) Windows Server Engineer
9 14 (8.86%) IT Support
9 14 (8.86%) Senior Developer
9 14 (8.86%) SQL Developer
10 12 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.96%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (36.08%) HTML
2 53 (33.54%) .NET
3 43 (27.22%) CSS
4 41 (25.95%) jQuery
5 37 (23.42%) ASP.NET
6 31 (19.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (15.82%) .NET Framework
9 22 (13.92%) WCF
9 22 (13.92%) Web Services
10 20 (12.66%) Ajax
10 20 (12.66%) Entity Framework
11 19 (12.03%) XML
12 17 (10.76%) HTML5
13 12 (7.59%) JSON
14 11 (6.96%) AngularJS
14 11 (6.96%) NHibernate
14 11 (6.96%) Sass
15 10 (6.33%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.46%) Clustering
2 24 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.66%) Data Centre
4 18 (11.39%) Driving Licence
4 18 (11.39%) Management Information System
5 12 (7.59%) User Experience
6 7 (4.43%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.16%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.90%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.90%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.27%) Replication
10 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.63%) Robotics
11 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.44%) Windows
2 43 (27.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (25.95%) Windows Server
4 35 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (12.03%) Windows 8
5 19 (12.03%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.06%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.16%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.53%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.90%) Unix
11 2 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.58%) MVC
2 27 (17.09%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.19%) OO
5 21 (13.29%) Scrum
6 20 (12.66%) Patch Management
7 17 (10.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (10.76%) Information Security
8 16 (10.13%) Change Control
9 15 (9.49%) Information Security Management
9 15 (9.49%) ISMS
9 15 (9.49%) Migration
9 15 (9.49%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (9.49%) SDLC
9 15 (9.49%) Security Management
9 15 (9.49%) TDD
10 14 (8.86%) CRM
11 13 (8.23%) ITIL
11 13 (8.23%) Web Development
12 12 (7.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (56.96%) SQL
2 51 (32.28%) C#
3 36 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 33 (20.89%) T-SQL
5 17 (10.76%) VB
6 14 (8.86%) VBScript
7 12 (7.59%) VB.NET
8 11 (6.96%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.16%) C++
9 5 (3.16%) Java
10 3 (1.90%) PHP
10 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.90%) VB6
10 3 (1.90%) VBA
11 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Degree
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.53%) MCP
3 4 (2.53%) MCSA
3 4 (2.53%) MCSE
4 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) MCSD
5 1 (0.63%) MCTS
5 1 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) ISO 14001
1 4 (2.53%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.53%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (24.68%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.29%) Hyper-V
3 18 (11.39%) Terminal Services
4 16 (10.13%) Firmware
5 14 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.16%) vSphere
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.53%) SCCM
3 3 (1.90%) WSUS
4 1 (0.63%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 67 (42.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.66%) HP
3 19 (12.03%) VMware
4 17 (10.76%) Citrix
4 17 (10.76%) CommVault
5 8 (5.06%) Veeam
6 7 (4.43%) Informatica
7 6 (3.80%) Cisco
7 6 (3.80%) Oracle
7 6 (3.80%) SAP
8 4 (2.53%) Apple
8 4 (2.53%) Avaya
8 4 (2.53%) Tableau
9 3 (1.90%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.90%) IBM
9 3 (1.90%) Remedy
9 3 (1.90%) Reuters
9 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.90%) Sophos
9 3 (1.90%) Teradata
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