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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 111 76 61
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 153 202 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.60% 3.29% 3.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.11% 9.88% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 140 186 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,001
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
1887 2045 1755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.11% 33.27% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 1755 1547
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -19 40 £40,000 +3.22% 8
Wiltshire -8 39 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Bristol -29 34 £42,500 +9.67% 16
Devon -9 18 £35,500 -5.33% 1
Somerset +7 12 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Dorset 0 10 £37,500 +15.38% 6
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 312 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 191 (61.22%) .NET
3 167 (53.53%) SQL
4 162 (51.92%) C#
5 136 (43.59%) ASP.NET
6 117 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 113 (36.22%) Windows
8 105 (33.65%) MVC
9 102 (32.69%) JavaScript
10 100 (32.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 87 (27.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 82 (26.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 80 (25.64%) jQuery
14 77 (24.68%) T-SQL
15 76 (24.36%) HTML
15 76 (24.36%) Finance
16 70 (22.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 66 (21.15%) XML
18 63 (20.19%) CSS
18 63 (20.19%) Web Services
19 62 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
20 61 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
20 61 (19.55%) WCF
21 59 (18.91%) .NET Framework
22 55 (17.63%) IIS
23 50 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
24 48 (15.38%) Visual Studio
25 47 (15.06%) MS Excel
25 47 (15.06%) Team Foundation Server
26 44 (14.10%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 55 (17.63%) IIS
2 14 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.56%) CMS
4 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.60%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.96%) Site Server
8 3 (0.96%) DNN
8 3 (0.96%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.96%) Kentico
9 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.64%) SAS
9 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.32%) JBoss
10 1 (0.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (3.53%) Changepoint
2 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.37%) SAN
2 10 (3.21%) VPN
2 10 (3.21%) DNS
3 9 (2.88%) SMTP
4 8 (2.56%) HTTP
5 7 (2.24%) DHCP
5 7 (2.24%) SMPP
5 7 (2.24%) Firewall
5 7 (2.24%) FTP
6 6 (1.92%) NAS
6 6 (1.92%) Internet
7 5 (1.60%) 3G
7 5 (1.60%) SS7
7 5 (1.60%) GPRS
7 5 (1.60%) GSM
7 5 (1.60%) PSTN
7 5 (1.60%) LTE
7 5 (1.60%) VLAN
8 4 (1.28%) LAN
9 2 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 100 (32.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 87 (27.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 82 (26.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (22.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (10.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (9.29%) Relational Database
8 19 (6.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.56%) SSDT
12 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.92%) IDMS
13 6 (1.92%) SAP BW
13 6 (1.92%) Informix
13 6 (1.92%) DB2
14 4 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 48 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 47 (15.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.45%) NUnit
4 12 (3.85%) Subversion
5 11 (3.53%) Log4Net
6 10 (3.21%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (2.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.60%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.96%) JIRA
12 2 (0.64%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.64%) Toad
12 2 (0.64%) MSTest
12 2 (0.64%) Moq
12 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 76 (24.36%) Finance
2 23 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.21%) Banking
3 10 (3.21%) Marketing
4 9 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.24%) Back Office
6 6 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.60%) Electronics
8 4 (1.28%) Advertising
8 4 (1.28%) Legal
9 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.64%) Military
10 2 (0.64%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 198 (63.46%) Developer
2 69 (22.12%) .NET Developer
3 64 (20.51%) C# Developer
4 59 (18.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (16.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 45 (14.42%) Software Developer
7 36 (11.54%) SQL Developer
8 30 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (8.97%) DBA
10 26 (8.33%) Senior Developer
11 24 (7.69%) Support Engineer
12 20 (6.41%) SQL DBA
13 18 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
13 18 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 17 (5.45%) Analyst
15 16 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (4.17%) Administrator
17 12 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
17 12 (3.85%) Installations Engineer
18 11 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (61.22%) .NET
2 136 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 80 (25.64%) jQuery
4 76 (24.36%) HTML
5 66 (21.15%) XML
6 63 (20.19%) Web Services
6 63 (20.19%) CSS
7 61 (19.55%) WCF
7 61 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (18.91%) .NET Framework
9 36 (11.54%) Entity Framework
10 28 (8.97%) WSDL
11 25 (8.01%) LINQ
12 23 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (6.73%) SOAP
14 20 (6.41%) XSLT
14 20 (6.41%) Ajax
15 18 (5.77%) JSON
15 18 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.41%) Clustering
2 14 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.88%) Statistics
5 9 (2.88%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.24%) Replication
7 6 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.60%) DTV
8 5 (1.60%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.28%) NHS
10 3 (0.96%) Physics
10 3 (0.96%) User Experience
10 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.32%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.32%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 113 (36.22%) Windows
2 62 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (6.09%) Windows 7
5 16 (5.13%) Linux
5 16 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 15 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.85%) Windows 2000
8 5 (1.60%) UNIX
9 3 (0.96%) Android
9 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (33.65%) MVC
2 44 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (12.18%) SDLC
4 34 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (9.94%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 30 (9.62%) SOA
7 23 (7.37%) OO
7 23 (7.37%) Service Delivery
8 21 (6.73%) ETL
9 20 (6.41%) Scrum
10 19 (6.09%) Coaching
11 18 (5.77%) Software Engineering
12 17 (5.45%) Data Modelling
13 15 (4.81%) TDD
13 15 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (4.81%) Time Management
14 14 (4.49%) Wealth Management
14 14 (4.49%) Project Management
14 14 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 167 (53.53%) SQL
2 162 (51.92%) C#
3 102 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 77 (24.68%) T-SQL
5 43 (13.78%) VB.NET
6 25 (8.01%) VB
7 18 (5.77%) C++
8 14 (4.49%) VBScript
9 13 (4.17%) PHP
9 13 (4.17%) VB6
10 11 (3.53%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.21%) Java
12 8 (2.56%) XQuery
12 8 (2.56%) XPath
13 7 (2.24%) VBA
14 6 (1.92%) Python
14 6 (1.92%) Perl
15 3 (0.96%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.64%) C
16 2 (0.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (6.41%) Degree
3 18 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.77%) MCSD
4 11 (3.53%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.21%) MCP
6 6 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.64%) MCSE
7 2 (0.64%) PhD
7 2 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.32%) MCAD
8 1 (0.32%) HND
8 1 (0.32%) MCTS
8 1 (0.32%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.53%) SLA
2 6 (1.92%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) DO-178B
System Software
1 32 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.53%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.53%) SCCM
2 9 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 117 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.69%) Oracle
3 15 (4.81%) VMware
4 12 (3.85%) SAP
5 7 (2.24%) Dell
6 6 (1.92%) Sybase
7 5 (1.60%) HP
7 5 (1.60%) EMC
8 4 (1.28%) Google
8 4 (1.28%) Cisco
8 4 (1.28%) Tableau
8 4 (1.28%) Talend
9 3 (0.96%) Sencha
10 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.64%) Citrix
10 2 (0.64%) Informatica
10 2 (0.64%) IBM
11 1 (0.32%) Cognos
11 1 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.32%) Sage
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Exeter
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Bath
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