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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 155 98 76
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -22
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 81 183 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 3.10% 3.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.88% 9.36% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 64 168 191
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £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
1660 1955 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.94% 33.15% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1683 1776
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +6 34 £39,000 -8.23% 8
Wiltshire -17 17 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Somerset -12 13 £43,750 +16.66% 2
Dorset +4 6 £40,250 +7.33% 2
Devon -10 6 £28,500 -16.17% 3
Gloucestershire -36 4 £36,250 -9.37%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 201 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 116 (57.71%) SQL
3 85 (42.29%) Microsoft
4 76 (37.81%) C#
5 74 (36.82%) .NET
6 70 (34.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 66 (32.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (29.35%) MVC
9 56 (27.86%) HTML
9 56 (27.86%) ASP.NET
10 51 (25.37%) T-SQL
11 50 (24.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (24.38%) Windows
12 49 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (23.88%) JavaScript
14 46 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 45 (22.39%) Finance
16 38 (18.91%) jQuery
17 34 (16.92%) Web Services
18 33 (16.42%) CSS
19 32 (15.92%) ITIL
19 32 (15.92%) Scrum
20 31 (15.42%) WCF
21 30 (14.93%) .NET Framework
21 30 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
22 29 (14.43%) Visual Studio
23 28 (13.93%) SharePoint
24 27 (13.43%) CRM
25 25 (12.44%) SQL Server 2005
25 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills

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 28 (13.93%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.98%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (4.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (4.48%) IIS
4 8 (3.98%) Apache
4 8 (3.98%) Drupal
5 7 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.49%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.49%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.99%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.99%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.49%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.00%) SAS
9 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 24 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.99%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.99%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.99%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.50%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.50%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.50%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.48%) Office 365
4 4 (1.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.98%) SAN
2 7 (3.48%) Firewall
3 5 (2.49%) Internet
4 2 (1.00%) Intranet
4 2 (1.00%) NAS
4 2 (1.00%) Network Security
4 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.00%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) DASS2
5 1 (0.50%) DPNSS
5 1 (0.50%) PBX
5 1 (0.50%) TETRA
5 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (34.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 66 (32.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (22.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (12.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (11.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (10.95%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (7.96%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (5.97%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.99%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.99%) MySQL
13 4 (1.99%) SAP BI
13 4 (1.99%) SAP BW
14 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 29 (14.43%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.47%) TeamCity
5 9 (4.48%) NUnit
6 8 (3.98%) Moq
6 8 (3.98%) Subversion
7 6 (2.99%) MSTest
7 6 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (2.99%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (1.49%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.49%) Hudson
8 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.49%) JIRA
8 3 (1.49%) Selenium
8 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.50%) ERwin
9 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 45 (22.39%) Finance
2 23 (11.44%) Banking
3 14 (6.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.49%) Back Office
4 5 (2.49%) Marketing
5 4 (1.99%) Legal
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Electronics
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 108 (53.73%) Developer
2 47 (23.38%) DBA
3 45 (22.39%) .NET Developer
4 38 (18.91%) SQL DBA
5 36 (17.91%) Analyst
5 36 (17.91%) SQL Developer
6 26 (12.94%) Support Analyst
7 25 (12.44%) C# Developer
8 23 (11.44%) Administrator
8 23 (11.44%) SQL Server Developer
9 22 (10.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (9.95%) Senior Developer
11 19 (9.45%) Applications Support
11 19 (9.45%) Applications Support Analyst
11 19 (9.45%) SQL Server DBA
12 18 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 16 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (6.47%) Senior Support Analyst
15 12 (5.97%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (36.82%) .NET
2 56 (27.86%) ASP.NET
2 56 (27.86%) HTML
3 50 (24.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (18.91%) jQuery
5 34 (16.92%) Web Services
6 33 (16.42%) CSS
7 31 (15.42%) WCF
8 30 (14.93%) .NET Framework
9 22 (10.95%) XML
10 18 (8.96%) HTML5
11 17 (8.46%) Entity Framework
12 15 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 15 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (7.46%) SOAP
13 13 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 11 (5.47%) Ajax
14 11 (5.47%) NHibernate
15 10 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (4.98%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.96%) Credit Risk
2 18 (8.96%) SWIFT
3 14 (6.97%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.48%) Digital Media
5 8 (3.98%) Clustering
5 8 (3.98%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.98%) User Experience
6 6 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.49%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.49%) iPad
7 5 (2.49%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.99%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.99%) Replication
9 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.38%) Windows
2 22 (10.95%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.96%) Linux
4 15 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.98%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.48%) Unix
8 7 (3.48%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.48%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.49%) Android
9 5 (2.49%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.49%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.99%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.49%) AIX
11 3 (1.49%) Solaris
11 3 (1.49%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.35%) MVC
2 49 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.92%) ITIL
3 32 (15.92%) Scrum
4 30 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (13.43%) CRM
6 24 (11.94%) ETL
7 21 (10.45%) Time Management
8 20 (9.95%) Change Management
9 19 (9.45%) Data Analysis
9 19 (9.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (8.96%) Wealth Management
11 16 (7.96%) OO
12 14 (6.97%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.97%) Kanban
12 14 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (6.47%) High Availability
13 13 (6.47%) Service Delivery
14 12 (5.97%) Web Development
15 11 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 116 (57.71%) SQL
2 76 (37.81%) C#
3 51 (25.37%) T-SQL
4 48 (23.88%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.96%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.97%) VB
7 10 (4.98%) C
8 9 (4.48%) PHP
9 8 (3.98%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.99%) C++
10 4 (1.99%) Java
11 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.49%) Ruby
12 2 (1.00%) R
12 2 (1.00%) VB6
12 2 (1.00%) VBA
13 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (11.94%) Degree
2 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.97%) MCSE
4 9 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.98%) MCSD
6 7 (3.48%) MCP
7 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.99%) MCSA
9 3 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.00%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.00%) MCTS
10 2 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.00%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.50%) ISEB
11 1 (0.50%) MCITP
11 1 (0.50%) OCA
11 1 (0.50%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.95%) SLA
2 5 (2.49%) ISO 14001
2 5 (2.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.00%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.99%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.00%) Firmware
7 2 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) Perfmon
2 4 (1.99%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.49%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 85 (42.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.96%) Bloomberg
2 18 (8.96%) Reuters
3 14 (6.97%) Remedy
3 14 (6.97%) SAP
4 12 (5.97%) Oracle
4 12 (5.97%) VMware
5 10 (4.98%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.48%) Informatica
7 5 (2.49%) Citrix
7 5 (2.49%) IBM
7 5 (2.49%) RedGate
8 4 (1.99%) EMC
8 4 (1.99%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.99%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.99%) Symantec
9 3 (1.49%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.49%) Avaya
9 3 (1.49%) Sage
10 2 (1.00%) Xamarin
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