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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 73 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 211 204 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.42% 4.02% 5.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.93% 12.09% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 198 179 301
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 £27,500 £27,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1930 1688 1853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.28% 33.30% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 1500 1682
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Bristol -4 72 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Wiltshire -10 55 £39,000 +11.42% 7
Gloucestershire -15 28 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Devon -5 22 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Dorset +12 21 £32,500 +28.71% 6
Somerset -31 11 £31,500 -14.86% 3
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 402 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 240 (59.70%) .NET
3 209 (51.99%) C#
4 200 (49.75%) SQL
5 194 (48.26%) Microsoft
6 152 (37.81%) ASP.NET
7 125 (31.09%) JavaScript
7 125 (31.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 122 (30.35%) HTML
9 118 (29.35%) .NET Framework
10 109 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
11 107 (26.62%) XML
11 107 (26.62%) Windows
12 106 (26.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 106 (26.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 98 (24.38%) Finance
14 97 (24.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 95 (23.63%) T-SQL
16 93 (23.13%) MS Excel
17 92 (22.89%) CSS
18 89 (22.14%) jQuery
19 83 (20.65%) MVC
20 68 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
21 65 (16.17%) Windows Server 2008
22 58 (14.43%) Visual Studio
23 53 (13.18%) Degree
24 48 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 47 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
25 47 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
26 46 (11.44%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 41 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 38 (9.45%) IIS
3 23 (5.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (4.48%) Umbraco
5 16 (3.98%) MS Exchange
6 13 (3.23%) CMS
6 13 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.24%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.75%) Apache
11 3 (0.75%) Lync
12 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.50%) SAS
13 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 93 (23.13%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.98%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.00%) MS Project
4 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) FastStats
5 2 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.00%) Agresso
4 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.50%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.72%) FTP
2 22 (5.47%) SMTP
3 19 (4.73%) Firewall
4 18 (4.48%) SAN
5 16 (3.98%) Internet
6 13 (3.23%) Intranet
7 11 (2.74%) LAN
7 11 (2.74%) WAN
8 10 (2.49%) DHCP
9 6 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.24%) DNS
10 5 (1.24%) Extranet
11 4 (1.00%) Network Security
11 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.25%) VPN
12 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.25%) VoIP
12 1 (0.25%) HTTP
12 1 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 125 (31.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 106 (26.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 106 (26.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 97 (24.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (10.70%) Relational Database
7 32 (7.96%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (7.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 22 (5.47%) DTS
10 18 (4.48%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (3.98%) MySQL
12 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (2.49%) Big Data
14 8 (1.99%) OLAP
14 8 (1.99%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.74%) Informix
15 7 (1.74%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.74%) QlikView
16 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 58 (14.43%) Visual Studio
2 41 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.48%) NUnit
4 12 (2.99%) CruiseControl
4 12 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 12 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (2.99%) Moq
4 12 (2.99%) TeamCity
4 12 (2.99%) SpecFlow
5 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.50%) Toad
8 1 (0.25%) MSI
8 1 (0.25%) NuGet
8 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.25%) Selenium
8 1 (0.25%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 98 (24.38%) Finance
2 29 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.23%) Marketing
4 9 (2.24%) Retail
5 8 (1.99%) Legal
5 8 (1.99%) Back Office
6 7 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.74%) Advertising
6 7 (1.74%) Games
7 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) Local Government
8 2 (0.50%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (63.18%) Developer
2 78 (19.40%) .NET Developer
3 71 (17.66%) C# Developer
4 52 (12.94%) DBA
5 43 (10.70%) SQL DBA
6 41 (10.20%) Analyst
7 37 (9.20%) Administrator
8 35 (8.71%) Software Developer
9 34 (8.46%) Senior Developer
10 30 (7.46%) Lead Developer
11 27 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (6.47%) SQL Developer
12 26 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (6.22%) .NET Software Developer
14 23 (5.72%) SharePoint Developer
15 21 (5.22%) Applications Support
15 21 (5.22%) Web Developer
16 17 (4.23%) Support Analyst
17 16 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 15 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (59.70%) .NET
2 152 (37.81%) ASP.NET
3 122 (30.35%) HTML
4 118 (29.35%) .NET Framework
5 107 (26.62%) XML
6 92 (22.89%) CSS
7 89 (22.14%) jQuery
8 68 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (11.44%) Web Services
10 45 (11.19%) HTML5
11 43 (10.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 38 (9.45%) WCF
13 34 (8.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 34 (8.46%) CSS3
14 31 (7.71%) Ajax
15 23 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 22 (5.47%) XSL
17 21 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 19 (4.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.46%) Replication
3 23 (5.72%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.47%) Clustering
5 17 (4.23%) User Experience
6 14 (3.48%) Mathematics
7 13 (3.23%) Data Integration
8 10 (2.49%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.75%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.75%) DTV
11 2 (0.50%) GIS
12 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.25%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 107 (26.62%) Windows
2 65 (16.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (11.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (6.72%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.74%) Linux
6 11 (2.74%) Windows XP
6 11 (2.74%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.74%) Solaris
7 7 (1.74%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (1.49%) UNIX
8 6 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.24%) AIX
10 2 (0.50%) Android
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (20.65%) MVC
3 47 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
4 41 (10.20%) Scrum
4 41 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (9.20%) TDD
6 28 (6.97%) Web Development
7 26 (6.47%) Software Engineering
8 25 (6.22%) CRM
8 25 (6.22%) ITIL
9 22 (5.47%) E-Commerce
9 22 (5.47%) ETL
10 21 (5.22%) Mobile Application Development
11 18 (4.48%) Regression Testing
11 18 (4.48%) OO
12 17 (4.23%) OOD
13 15 (3.73%) Workflow
14 14 (3.48%) Mentoring
14 14 (3.48%) Data Modelling
15 13 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 209 (51.99%) C#
2 200 (49.75%) SQL
3 125 (31.09%) JavaScript
4 95 (23.63%) T-SQL
5 35 (8.71%) VB.NET
6 25 (6.22%) VB
7 23 (5.72%) XPath
8 21 (5.22%) XQuery
9 20 (4.98%) VB6
10 19 (4.73%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.23%) Ruby
12 10 (2.49%) C++
13 9 (2.24%) VBA
14 8 (1.99%) Java
14 8 (1.99%) VC++
15 6 (1.49%) Perl
15 6 (1.49%) PHP
15 6 (1.49%) C
16 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (13.18%) Degree
2 47 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.48%) MCP
4 12 (2.99%) MCSE
5 8 (1.99%) MCPD
5 8 (1.99%) MCTS
5 8 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.74%) CCNA
7 6 (1.49%) MCSD
8 3 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.75%) MCITP
9 2 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.50%) ISEB
10 1 (0.25%) MCSA
10 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.96%) SLA
2 6 (1.49%) WCAG
3 5 (1.24%) QA
4 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.24%) XenApp
5 4 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.50%) UAG
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (5.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (1.74%) SCCM
3 5 (1.24%) SCOM
4 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.50%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.50%) SCSM
4 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) MOM
5 1 (0.25%) WSUS
5 1 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 194 (48.26%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.96%) VMware
3 16 (3.98%) Citrix
4 15 (3.73%) Sage
5 11 (2.74%) Oracle
6 10 (2.49%) Cisco
7 9 (2.24%) SAP
8 7 (1.74%) Tableau
9 6 (1.49%) Logi Analytics
9 6 (1.49%) Informatica
10 5 (1.24%) NetApp
10 5 (1.24%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.00%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.00%) SonicWALL
11 4 (1.00%) Metastorm
12 3 (0.75%) TARGIT
12 3 (0.75%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.50%) Business Objects
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £37500 per annum - Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 12 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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