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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 69 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 225 271 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.56% 4.57% 5.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.14% 12.20% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 220 248 319
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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
2020 2221 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.92% 37.49% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1786 1960 1786
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 75 £40,500 +1.25% 12
Bristol -2 74 £38,250 +2.00% 11
Wiltshire -4 51 £40,000 +24.03% 3
Dorset -8 16 £36,250 +11.53% 5
Devon -7 2 £46,250 +25.00%
Somerset -33 2 £38,625 -6.36% 8
Cornwall - 2 £35,000 - 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 438 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 251 (57.31%) .NET
3 229 (52.28%) C#
4 210 (47.95%) SQL
5 199 (45.43%) Microsoft
6 160 (36.53%) ASP.NET
7 129 (29.45%) .NET Framework
8 126 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (27.40%) XML
10 118 (26.94%) JavaScript
11 114 (26.03%) T-SQL
12 113 (25.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 111 (25.34%) MVC
14 110 (25.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 104 (23.74%) HTML
16 102 (23.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 102 (23.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 98 (22.37%) Windows
18 97 (22.15%) CSS
19 95 (21.69%) Finance
20 93 (21.23%) jQuery
21 80 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
22 76 (17.35%) MS Excel
23 71 (16.21%) Business Intelligence
24 67 (15.30%) WCF
24 67 (15.30%) Web Services
25 63 (14.38%) Visual Studio
26 58 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
27 55 (12.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
28 54 (12.33%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.79%) IIS
2 21 (4.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 20 (4.57%) Umbraco
4 13 (2.97%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.37%) Lync
7 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.37%) CMS
8 4 (0.91%) K2 blackpearl
8 4 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) SAS
10 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 76 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.79%) MS Office
3 4 (0.91%) MS Project
3 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.23%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 18 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.91%) Agresso
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.83%) SaaS
3 4 (0.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.57%) SAN
1 20 (4.57%) Firewall
2 19 (4.34%) Internet
3 18 (4.11%) FTP
4 17 (3.88%) WAN
5 14 (3.20%) SMTP
5 14 (3.20%) LAN
6 12 (2.74%) DHCP
7 9 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.91%) NAS
8 4 (0.91%) Extranet
9 3 (0.68%) MPLS
9 3 (0.68%) Intranet
9 3 (0.68%) Wireless
9 3 (0.68%) VoIP
9 3 (0.68%) HTTP
9 3 (0.68%) VPN
9 3 (0.68%) DNS
10 2 (0.46%) Network Security
11 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 113 (25.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 110 (25.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 102 (23.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (23.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (12.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (10.27%) Relational Database
7 35 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (5.02%) MySQL
9 21 (4.79%) SQL Server 2000
9 21 (4.79%) RDBMS
10 16 (3.65%) Big Data
11 14 (3.20%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.97%) OLAP
12 13 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (2.74%) DTS
14 8 (1.83%) SAP BW
15 6 (1.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 6 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
16 5 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (14.38%) Visual Studio
2 37 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (5.94%) NUnit
4 24 (5.48%) CruiseControl
4 24 (5.48%) Moq
5 23 (5.25%) TeamCity
6 22 (5.02%) Cucumber
6 22 (5.02%) SpecFlow
6 22 (5.02%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.14%) FxCop
9 5 (1.14%) StyleCop
10 4 (0.91%) Subversion
11 3 (0.68%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.46%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.46%) WatiN
12 2 (0.46%) Jasmine
General
1 95 (21.69%) Finance
2 18 (4.11%) Retail
3 17 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.20%) Games
5 12 (2.74%) Legal
5 12 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.60%) Advertising
6 7 (1.60%) Marketing
7 4 (0.91%) Back Office
8 3 (0.68%) Law
8 3 (0.68%) Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Local Government
9 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 252 (57.53%) Developer
2 89 (20.32%) .NET Developer
3 70 (15.98%) C# Developer
4 62 (14.16%) Analyst
5 58 (13.24%) DBA
6 52 (11.87%) SQL DBA
7 43 (9.82%) Senior Developer
8 35 (7.99%) Administrator
9 32 (7.31%) ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (7.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 30 (6.85%) Software Developer
11 27 (6.16%) Senior .NET Developer
12 25 (5.71%) SQL Developer
13 24 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (4.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (4.57%) Junior
14 20 (4.57%) Support Analyst
15 19 (4.34%) Junior Developer
15 19 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 19 (4.34%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (57.31%) .NET
2 160 (36.53%) ASP.NET
3 129 (29.45%) .NET Framework
4 120 (27.40%) XML
5 104 (23.74%) HTML
6 97 (22.15%) CSS
7 93 (21.23%) jQuery
8 80 (18.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (15.30%) WCF
9 67 (15.30%) Web Services
10 43 (9.82%) HTML5
10 43 (9.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 42 (9.59%) Ajax
11 42 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 40 (9.13%) AngularJS
13 37 (8.45%) XSL
14 36 (8.22%) CSS3
15 33 (7.53%) SOAP
16 29 (6.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.08%) Replication
1 31 (7.08%) Clustering
2 23 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.14%) User Experience
7 5 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.68%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.46%) GIS
10 2 (0.46%) Statistics
10 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.23%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 98 (22.37%) Windows
2 58 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (6.39%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.05%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.60%) Linux
8 6 (1.37%) UNIX
8 6 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (25.34%) MVC
3 71 (16.21%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
5 49 (11.19%) Scrum
6 40 (9.13%) OO
7 37 (8.45%) E-Commerce
8 35 (7.99%) TDD
9 34 (7.76%) ETL
10 32 (7.31%) CRM
11 27 (6.16%) OOD
12 26 (5.94%) Mentoring
13 24 (5.48%) BDD
13 24 (5.48%) OOP
13 24 (5.48%) Unit Testing
14 23 (5.25%) OOA/OOD
14 23 (5.25%) Regression Testing
15 22 (5.02%) Automated Testing
16 21 (4.79%) Workflow
17 19 (4.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 229 (52.28%) C#
2 210 (47.95%) SQL
3 118 (26.94%) JavaScript
4 114 (26.03%) T-SQL
5 41 (9.36%) VB.NET
6 22 (5.02%) VBA
6 22 (5.02%) Ruby
7 16 (3.65%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.97%) XPath
8 13 (2.97%) XQuery
9 9 (2.05%) PHP
10 7 (1.60%) VB
10 7 (1.60%) Java
11 5 (1.14%) Perl
11 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.91%) VB6
13 3 (0.68%) VBScript
13 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.46%) C
14 2 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (7.08%) Degree
3 14 (3.20%) MCSD
4 9 (2.05%) MCP
5 8 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.60%) MCSE
6 7 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.37%) CCNA
8 4 (0.91%) MCITP
9 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.46%) ISEB
10 2 (0.46%) MCSA
10 2 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.23%) CCNP
11 1 (0.23%) MCTS
11 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.65%) SLA
2 9 (2.05%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.88%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.14%) vSphere
4 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.91%) XenApp
5 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.46%) UAG
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (2.51%) SCCM
3 7 (1.60%) SCOM
4 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.68%) WSUS
5 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.46%) SCSM
5 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.23%) MOM
6 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 199 (45.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.90%) VMware
3 17 (3.88%) Business Objects
4 15 (3.42%) Citrix
4 15 (3.42%) Sage
5 12 (2.74%) Oracle
5 12 (2.74%) SAP
5 12 (2.74%) Cisco
6 6 (1.37%) Metastorm
6 6 (1.37%) Informatica
6 6 (1.37%) Twitter
7 5 (1.14%) TARGIT
8 4 (0.91%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.68%) Avaya
10 2 (0.46%) HP
10 2 (0.46%) F5
10 2 (0.46%) Telerik
10 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37559 - £43000 per annum + pension & health
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Burges Salmon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Burges Salmon LLP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago