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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 108 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +9
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 153 219 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.47% 3.83% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.24% 11.84% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 131 186 168
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1857 1850 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.04% 32.37% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1628 1633
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Bristol -27 41 £38,500 -3.75% 7
Gloucestershire -19 38 £43,250 +8.12% 2
Wiltshire -13 30 £40,000 +16.36% 4
Dorset -19 28 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Somerset -4 12 £36,000 +9.09% 4
Devon -10 2 £33,000 -26.66% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 363 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 218 (60.06%) .NET
3 216 (59.50%) SQL
4 208 (57.30%) C#
5 167 (46.01%) Microsoft
6 151 (41.60%) ASP.NET
7 124 (34.16%) MVC
8 122 (33.61%) Windows
9 119 (32.78%) T-SQL
10 103 (28.37%) Finance
11 98 (27.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 95 (26.17%) XML
13 91 (25.07%) JavaScript
14 87 (23.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 83 (22.87%) jQuery
16 82 (22.59%) HTML
17 81 (22.31%) WCF
17 81 (22.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 81 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
18 79 (21.76%) CSS
19 78 (21.49%) .NET Framework
20 76 (20.94%) SQL Server 2005
21 69 (19.01%) Web Services
22 65 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
23 64 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
24 63 (17.36%) MS Excel
25 62 (17.08%) Visual Studio
26 50 (13.77%) IIS
26 50 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
27 47 (12.95%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 50 (13.77%) IIS
2 22 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.20%) CMS
4 6 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.38%) JBoss
5 5 (1.38%) Apache
5 5 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.38%) Site Server
5 5 (1.38%) Node.js
5 5 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.10%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.83%) DNN
7 3 (0.83%) Kentico
7 3 (0.83%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.55%) SAS
8 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 63 (17.36%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.55%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.28%) FastStats
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.75%) Changepoint
2 7 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.10%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.68%) SAN
2 15 (4.13%) WAN
3 10 (2.75%) DHCP
3 10 (2.75%) DNS
4 7 (1.93%) Firewall
5 6 (1.65%) Internet
5 6 (1.65%) LAN
6 5 (1.38%) NAS
7 4 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.83%) LTE
8 3 (0.83%) VPN
8 3 (0.83%) PSTN
8 3 (0.83%) GPRS
8 3 (0.83%) GSM
8 3 (0.83%) 3G
8 3 (0.83%) SS7
9 2 (0.55%) HTTP
10 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.28%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 98 (27.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 87 (23.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (22.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (20.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 42 (11.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (9.64%) Relational Database
8 31 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (5.79%) RDBMS
10 18 (4.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (3.58%) SAP BW
12 12 (3.31%) MySQL
12 12 (3.31%) OLAP
13 10 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (2.20%) OLAP Cube
15 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.93%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.93%) Big Data
16 6 (1.65%) SSDT
16 6 (1.65%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 62 (17.08%) Visual Studio
2 43 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (7.44%) NUnit
4 24 (6.61%) TeamCity
5 23 (6.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 21 (5.79%) Subversion
7 18 (4.96%) Log4Net
8 10 (2.75%) CruiseControl
9 9 (2.48%) Moq
9 9 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.93%) FxCop
11 7 (1.93%) StyleCop
11 7 (1.93%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.93%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.55%) WatiN
13 2 (0.55%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
General
1 103 (28.37%) Finance
2 14 (3.86%) Legal
3 11 (3.03%) Retail
4 8 (2.20%) Banking
5 7 (1.93%) Games
6 6 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.38%) Marketing
7 5 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.10%) Back Office
9 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.83%) Law
9 3 (0.83%) Billing
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 215 (59.23%) Developer
2 95 (26.17%) .NET Developer
3 86 (23.69%) C# Developer
4 63 (17.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (14.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 46 (12.67%) DBA
7 38 (10.47%) Senior Developer
7 38 (10.47%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (9.92%) SQL DBA
9 33 (9.09%) SQL Developer
10 27 (7.44%) Senior .NET Developer
11 25 (6.89%) Analyst
11 25 (6.89%) Software Developer
12 23 (6.34%) Senior C# Developer
13 22 (6.06%) Support Engineer
14 21 (5.79%) Administrator
15 20 (5.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 12 (3.31%) AWS Developer
16 12 (3.31%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (60.06%) .NET
2 151 (41.60%) ASP.NET
3 95 (26.17%) XML
4 83 (22.87%) jQuery
5 82 (22.59%) HTML
6 81 (22.31%) WCF
6 81 (22.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 79 (21.76%) CSS
8 78 (21.49%) .NET Framework
9 69 (19.01%) Web Services
10 45 (12.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 44 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 38 (10.47%) Entity Framework
13 37 (10.19%) LINQ
14 36 (9.92%) AngularJS
15 34 (9.37%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (9.09%) XSL
17 29 (7.99%) XSLT
18 28 (7.71%) Ajax
19 19 (5.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.41%) Clustering
4 15 (4.13%) Replication
5 10 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.20%) Statistics
7 6 (1.65%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.38%) Open Source
9 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.10%) NHS
10 3 (0.83%) Physics
10 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.83%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.55%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.28%) DTV
12 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 122 (33.61%) Windows
2 64 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (12.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (7.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.75%) Windows 2000
6 9 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.20%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.20%) Linux
8 4 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (34.16%) MVC
2 65 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (12.95%) SOA
4 47 (12.95%) Performance Tuning
5 44 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 40 (11.02%) OO
7 30 (8.26%) Coaching
8 28 (7.71%) ETL
9 25 (6.89%) Data Modelling
9 25 (6.89%) E-Commerce
9 25 (6.89%) Time Management
10 24 (6.61%) Wealth Management
11 20 (5.51%) Software Engineering
12 19 (5.23%) Release Management
12 19 (5.23%) Database Tuning
13 18 (4.96%) Regression Testing
14 16 (4.41%) OOD
14 16 (4.41%) Active Record
15 15 (4.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 216 (59.50%) SQL
2 208 (57.30%) C#
3 119 (32.78%) T-SQL
4 91 (25.07%) JavaScript
5 45 (12.40%) VB.NET
6 17 (4.68%) VB
7 15 (4.13%) VBA
7 15 (4.13%) C++
8 14 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.58%) Java
9 13 (3.58%) PHP
10 11 (3.03%) VB6
11 7 (1.93%) Ruby
12 6 (1.65%) Python
12 6 (1.65%) Perl
13 4 (1.10%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.83%) VBScript
15 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (9.92%) Degree
2 36 (9.92%) MCSD
3 21 (5.79%) MCP
4 4 (1.10%) MCSE
4 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.83%) PhD
5 3 (0.83%) CCNA
6 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.55%) MCTS
7 1 (0.28%) MCITP
7 1 (0.28%) MCPD
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
7 1 (0.28%) CCNP
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.13%) SLA
2 9 (2.48%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) DO-178B
System Software
1 22 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.75%) vSphere
3 9 (2.48%) VMware ESX
3 9 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.65%) XenApp
5 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.58%) SCCM
2 5 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.55%) SCOM
3 2 (0.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 167 (46.01%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.34%) Oracle
3 20 (5.51%) VMware
4 15 (4.13%) SAP
5 11 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 10 (2.75%) Citrix
7 7 (1.93%) Twitter
8 6 (1.65%) Sybase
9 5 (1.38%) HP
9 5 (1.38%) Cisco
9 5 (1.38%) Tableau
10 4 (1.10%) Talend
10 4 (1.10%) Telerik
11 3 (0.83%) Dell
11 3 (0.83%) EMC
12 2 (0.55%) IBM
12 2 (0.55%) Informatica
12 2 (0.55%) Symantec
12 2 (0.55%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.55%) F5
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £37k - 42k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Axbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 days ago