The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 71 65 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -31
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 192 192 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.17% 3.67% 6.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.46% 10.96% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 173 168 326
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2029 1752 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.48% 33.50% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1554 1728
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SQL Server 2008
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
(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
Gloucestershire +1 48 £40,000 +9.58% 6
Bristol -27 47 £39,000 +6.84% 15
Wiltshire -14 41 £34,125 -6.50% 10
Devon +7 21 £37,500 -
Dorset +3 19 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Somerset -25 12 £37,500 -6.25% 5
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 415 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 240 (57.83%) SQL
3 231 (55.66%) .NET
4 198 (47.71%) C#
5 175 (42.17%) Microsoft
6 156 (37.59%) ASP.NET
7 127 (30.60%) Finance
7 127 (30.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 126 (30.36%) HTML
9 123 (29.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 122 (29.40%) JavaScript
11 111 (26.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 110 (26.51%) MS Excel
13 104 (25.06%) SQL Server 2012
14 103 (24.82%) Windows
15 102 (24.58%) T-SQL
16 98 (23.61%) CSS
17 94 (22.65%) XML
18 88 (21.20%) jQuery
19 81 (19.52%) .NET Framework
20 67 (16.14%) Degree
21 64 (15.42%) MVC
22 63 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
23 62 (14.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 61 (14.70%) Windows Server 2008
25 60 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
26 54 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
27 50 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
27 50 (12.05%) IIS
28 49 (11.81%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 50 (12.05%) IIS
2 29 (6.99%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.34%) CMS
4 16 (3.86%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.45%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.20%) Node.js
9 5 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.72%) SAS
11 3 (0.72%) Apache
11 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 110 (26.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.96%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) SPSS
5 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.48%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 12 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.48%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.24%) Agresso
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.30%) FTP
2 19 (4.58%) Internet
3 18 (4.34%) SMTP
4 15 (3.61%) Intranet
5 14 (3.37%) SAN
6 12 (2.89%) Firewall
7 9 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.69%) DNS
8 7 (1.69%) Network Security
9 6 (1.45%) DHCP
10 5 (1.20%) LAN
10 5 (1.20%) WAN
11 4 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.96%) LDAP
11 4 (0.96%) Extranet
12 3 (0.72%) SNMP
13 1 (0.24%) Wireless
13 1 (0.24%) VLAN
13 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 127 (30.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 123 (29.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 111 (26.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 104 (25.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 62 (14.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (8.92%) Relational Database
9 30 (7.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 26 (6.27%) SQL Server 2000
11 22 (5.30%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (4.10%) DTS
13 15 (3.61%) QlikView
13 15 (3.61%) Oracle Database
14 13 (3.13%) MySQL
15 12 (2.89%) OLAP
16 10 (2.41%) Oracle9i Database
16 10 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
18 7 (1.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 46 (11.08%) Visual Studio
2 40 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (1.45%) Toad
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.48%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.48%) NUnit
8 1 (0.24%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.24%) Subversion
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.24%) MSI
8 1 (0.24%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.24%) Moq
8 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 127 (30.60%) Finance
2 32 (7.71%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.51%) Marketing
4 9 (2.17%) Banking
4 9 (2.17%) Publishing
5 8 (1.93%) Back Office
6 6 (1.45%) Legal
6 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Advertising
7 5 (1.20%) Retail
8 4 (0.96%) Electronics
9 3 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.72%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (64.82%) Developer
2 89 (21.45%) .NET Developer
3 82 (19.76%) C# Developer
4 55 (13.25%) DBA
5 45 (10.84%) Analyst
5 45 (10.84%) SQL DBA
6 44 (10.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 43 (10.36%) Software Developer
8 37 (8.92%) Administrator
9 32 (7.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 31 (7.47%) Lead Developer
10 31 (7.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (6.51%) Web Developer
11 27 (6.51%) .NET Software Developer
12 25 (6.02%) Senior Developer
13 24 (5.78%) SQL Developer
14 23 (5.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 22 (5.30%) Applications Support
16 21 (5.06%) Support Analyst
17 19 (4.58%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (55.66%) .NET
2 156 (37.59%) ASP.NET
3 126 (30.36%) HTML
4 98 (23.61%) CSS
5 94 (22.65%) XML
6 88 (21.20%) jQuery
7 81 (19.52%) .NET Framework
8 54 (13.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (8.43%) WCF
10 33 (7.95%) Web Services
10 33 (7.95%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 32 (7.71%) HTML5
12 30 (7.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 26 (6.27%) CSS3
14 23 (5.54%) MDX
14 23 (5.54%) Ajax
15 21 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 20 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 18 (4.34%) LINQ
18 16 (3.86%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.47%) Replication
2 25 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.30%) Mathematics
4 19 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.17%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.20%) Clustering
8 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.96%) Statistics
9 4 (0.96%) DTV
10 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.24%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.24%) Open Source
11 1 (0.24%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.24%) Social Network
11 1 (0.24%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 103 (24.82%) Windows
2 61 (14.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.34%) Windows 7
6 15 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.61%) Linux
7 11 (2.65%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.41%) Android
9 9 (2.17%) Solaris
10 8 (1.93%) UNIX
11 7 (1.69%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.45%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.20%) AIX
14 2 (0.48%) HPUX
14 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (15.42%) MVC
2 63 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (11.81%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (7.95%) Web Development
6 28 (6.75%) ETL
6 28 (6.75%) ITIL
7 26 (6.27%) CRM
8 23 (5.54%) TDD
9 22 (5.30%) Scrum
10 20 (4.82%) Software Engineering
11 18 (4.34%) Mobile Application Development
12 13 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (3.13%) E-Commerce
13 12 (2.89%) Regression Testing
13 12 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (2.89%) Data Analysis
13 12 (2.89%) Kimball Methodology
14 11 (2.65%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (2.65%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 240 (57.83%) SQL
2 198 (47.71%) C#
3 122 (29.40%) JavaScript
4 102 (24.58%) T-SQL
5 47 (11.33%) VB.NET
6 29 (6.99%) VB
7 21 (5.06%) VB6
8 20 (4.82%) XPath
9 19 (4.58%) Java
10 18 (4.34%) XQuery
11 12 (2.89%) VBA
12 11 (2.65%) C++
13 10 (2.41%) VC++
13 10 (2.41%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.20%) PHP
15 5 (1.20%) C
16 4 (0.96%) Perl
16 4 (0.96%) VBScript
17 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (16.14%) Degree
2 39 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.89%) MCTS
3 12 (2.89%) MCP
4 10 (2.41%) MCPD
5 8 (1.93%) MCSE
6 7 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.20%) MCSD
8 4 (0.96%) MCITP
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.48%) HNC
9 2 (0.48%) HND
9 2 (0.48%) MCSA
9 2 (0.48%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.48%) CCNA
9 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.43%) SLA
2 11 (2.65%) WCAG
3 3 (0.72%) QA
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.45%) XenApp
4 5 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.48%) vSphere
6 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (4.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.20%) SCCM
3 3 (0.72%) WMI
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.48%) OpenView
4 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.48%) Foglight
5 1 (0.24%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 175 (42.17%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.78%) VMware
3 23 (5.54%) Oracle
4 16 (3.86%) SAP
5 13 (3.13%) Tableau
6 10 (2.41%) Logi Analytics
6 10 (2.41%) Citrix
7 9 (2.17%) Sage
8 6 (1.45%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.20%) HP
9 5 (1.20%) Informatica
9 5 (1.20%) NetApp
9 5 (1.20%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.20%) SonicWALL
10 4 (0.96%) WatchGuard
10 4 (0.96%) Cisco
10 4 (0.96%) IBM
11 3 (0.72%) Cognos
11 3 (0.72%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.72%) Remedy
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Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Bristol, Somerset
UWE
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Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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