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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 151 114 68
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -46
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 101 150 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.79% 2.52% 3.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.03% 8.56% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 145 225
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £55,000 £45,000
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
1674 1753 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.66% 29.48% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1523 1716
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Bristol -5 43 £40,000 -1.23% 5
Wiltshire +1 17 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Devon +3 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Dorset +12 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -29 9 £31,000 -17.33%
Somerset -17 6 £39,000 +4.00% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 176 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 101 (57.39%) SQL
3 73 (41.48%) Microsoft
4 65 (36.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 61 (34.66%) C#
5 61 (34.66%) .NET
6 58 (32.95%) HTML
7 56 (31.82%) Windows
8 51 (28.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (27.84%) MVC
10 47 (26.70%) jQuery
11 45 (25.57%) ASP.NET
12 41 (23.30%) T-SQL
13 40 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 39 (22.16%) JavaScript
15 38 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (19.89%) Finance
17 34 (19.32%) CSS
17 34 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (18.75%) Windows Server
19 32 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
19 32 (18.18%) MS Excel
19 32 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (17.05%) Web Services
21 27 (15.34%) .NET Framework
21 27 (15.34%) SQL Server 2005
22 26 (14.77%) ASP.NET Web API
22 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
22 26 (14.77%) Active Directory

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 19 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.52%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.82%) IIS
4 11 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (5.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.84%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.27%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.70%) Commerce Server
11 3 (1.70%) SAS
12 2 (1.14%) Apache
12 2 (1.14%) ArcGIS
12 2 (1.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.27%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.27%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.27%) SAP SCM
3 3 (1.70%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.57%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.57%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.57%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.98%) Office 365
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.80%) SAN
2 13 (7.39%) VPN
3 11 (6.25%) NAS
4 6 (3.41%) Firewall
5 4 (2.27%) Network Security
6 3 (1.70%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.14%) Intranet
7 2 (1.14%) IPX
7 2 (1.14%) IPX/SPX
7 2 (1.14%) LAN
7 2 (1.14%) MPLS
7 2 (1.14%) PPP
7 2 (1.14%) PPTP
7 2 (1.14%) SSL
7 2 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 65 (36.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 51 (28.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 27 (15.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (10.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (7.95%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (3.98%) Power BI
13 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.84%) SAP BI
13 5 (2.84%) SAP BW
14 4 (2.27%) QlikView
15 3 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (1.70%) DataStage
15 3 (1.70%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (1.70%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 21 (11.93%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 9 (5.11%) Subversion
5 7 (3.98%) Moq
6 6 (3.41%) MSTest
6 6 (3.41%) NUnit
7 4 (2.27%) CruiseControl
7 4 (2.27%) Hudson
7 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.27%) JIRA
7 4 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (2.27%) Selenium
7 4 (2.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.57%) ERwin
8 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (19.89%) Finance
2 19 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.25%) Banking
4 7 (3.98%) Marketing
5 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.84%) Back Office
7 4 (2.27%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Advertising
8 2 (1.14%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (52.27%) Developer
2 41 (23.30%) .NET Developer
3 34 (19.32%) DBA
4 29 (16.48%) Analyst
5 28 (15.91%) C# Developer
6 27 (15.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (14.77%) SQL DBA
8 22 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 20 (11.36%) Senior Developer
10 19 (10.80%) SQL Developer
11 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (8.52%) Support Analyst
12 12 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (6.82%) SQL Server Developer
13 11 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
13 11 (6.25%) Server Engineer
13 11 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
14 10 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 10 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (34.66%) .NET
2 58 (32.95%) HTML
3 47 (26.70%) jQuery
4 45 (25.57%) ASP.NET
5 38 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (19.32%) CSS
7 30 (17.05%) Web Services
8 27 (15.34%) .NET Framework
9 26 (14.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (14.20%) WCF
11 20 (11.36%) XML
12 19 (10.80%) Ajax
13 16 (9.09%) HTML5
14 15 (8.52%) Entity Framework
15 14 (7.95%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (6.82%) NHibernate
17 11 (6.25%) Sass
17 11 (6.25%) SOAP
18 10 (5.68%) AngularJS
18 10 (5.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.93%) Clustering
2 20 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.23%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.52%) Data Centre
4 15 (8.52%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.98%) Digital Media
5 7 (3.98%) User Experience
6 5 (2.84%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.84%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.27%) Replication
8 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.14%) iPad
8 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.57%) CMDB
9 1 (0.57%) Robotics
9 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.82%) Windows
2 33 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 33 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (7.95%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.68%) Windows 8
5 10 (5.68%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.55%) Linux
7 7 (3.98%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.84%) Unix
9 4 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.84%) MVC
2 34 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.20%) Scrum
5 20 (11.36%) OO
6 18 (10.23%) CRM
6 18 (10.23%) Migration
7 16 (9.09%) ITIL
7 16 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (8.52%) Patch Management
9 14 (7.95%) SDLC
9 14 (7.95%) Web Development
10 13 (7.39%) Information Security
10 13 (7.39%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.82%) TDD
12 11 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 11 (6.25%) Information Security Management
12 11 (6.25%) ISMS
12 11 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (57.39%) SQL
2 61 (34.66%) C#
3 41 (23.30%) T-SQL
4 39 (22.16%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.39%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.55%) VB
6 8 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.41%) C++
7 6 (3.41%) Java
8 4 (2.27%) PHP
9 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.70%) VB6
9 3 (1.70%) VBScript
10 2 (1.14%) R
11 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (5.68%) Degree
1 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.98%) MCP
4 6 (3.41%) MCSE
5 4 (2.27%) MCSA
6 3 (1.70%) MCSD
7 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.14%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.14%) MCTS
7 2 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.14%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.57%) CCNA
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.57%) ISEB
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.52%) Hyper-V
2 15 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.39%) Terminal Services
4 11 (6.25%) Firmware
5 6 (3.41%) vSphere
6 4 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.27%) SCCM
3 2 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.36%) VMware
3 15 (8.52%) HP
3 15 (8.52%) SAP
4 14 (7.95%) Citrix
5 13 (7.39%) CommVault
6 11 (6.25%) Oracle
7 9 (5.11%) Informatica
8 7 (3.98%) Veeam
9 5 (2.84%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.84%) IBM
9 5 (2.84%) Remedy
9 5 (2.84%) Reuters
9 5 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.27%) Apple
10 4 (2.27%) Cisco
10 4 (2.27%) EMC
10 4 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.27%) Symantec
10 4 (2.27%) Tableau
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