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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 68 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 240 265 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.72% 4.67% 6.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.75% 12.78% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 231 241 318
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
2043 2074 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.70% 36.51% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 1857 1810
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +2 90 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Wiltshire -8 61 £38,250 +17.69% 6
Gloucestershire -12 56 £37,000 -7.50% 10
Dorset +2 21 £36,250 +11.53% 3
Devon -14 6 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Somerset -31 3 £35,000 -12.50% 10
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 443 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 261 (58.92%) .NET
3 233 (52.60%) C#
4 206 (46.50%) SQL
5 203 (45.82%) Microsoft
6 162 (36.57%) ASP.NET
7 131 (29.57%) .NET Framework
8 129 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
9 124 (27.99%) JavaScript
10 116 (26.19%) XML
10 116 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 114 (25.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 112 (25.28%) T-SQL
13 109 (24.60%) MVC
14 108 (24.38%) HTML
15 103 (23.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 102 (23.02%) Windows
17 101 (22.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 99 (22.35%) jQuery
19 98 (22.12%) Finance
20 96 (21.67%) CSS
21 86 (19.41%) MS Excel
22 79 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
23 69 (15.58%) Visual Studio
24 66 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
25 61 (13.77%) Web Services
26 58 (13.09%) Windows Server 2008
27 57 (12.87%) WCF
28 53 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 52 (11.74%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 45 (10.16%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 23 (5.19%) Umbraco
4 20 (4.51%) IIS
5 16 (3.61%) MS Exchange
6 12 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.35%) Lync
9 6 (1.35%) CMS
10 5 (1.13%) K2 blackpearl
11 4 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.23%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 86 (19.41%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.42%) MS Office
3 4 (0.90%) MS Project
3 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.45%) FastStats
4 2 (0.45%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.90%) Agresso
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.58%) SaaS
4 4 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.19%) SAN
2 22 (4.97%) FTP
3 21 (4.74%) Firewall
4 17 (3.84%) Internet
4 17 (3.84%) SMTP
5 16 (3.61%) WAN
6 15 (3.39%) LAN
7 12 (2.71%) DHCP
8 9 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.13%) Intranet
10 4 (0.90%) Extranet
11 3 (0.68%) MPLS
11 3 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.68%) Wireless
11 3 (0.68%) VoIP
11 3 (0.68%) HTTP
11 3 (0.68%) VPN
11 3 (0.68%) DNS
11 3 (0.68%) NAS
12 2 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 116 (26.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 114 (25.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 103 (23.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 101 (22.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (9.26%) Relational Database
8 34 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (4.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 22 (4.97%) MySQL
10 18 (4.06%) DTS
11 15 (3.39%) RDBMS
12 14 (3.16%) Big Data
13 12 (2.71%) Hadoop
14 11 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (2.26%) OLAP
16 6 (1.35%) SAP BW
16 6 (1.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 5 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (1.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 69 (15.58%) Visual Studio
2 37 (8.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (5.64%) NUnit
4 22 (4.97%) CruiseControl
4 22 (4.97%) Moq
5 21 (4.74%) TeamCity
6 20 (4.51%) Cucumber
6 20 (4.51%) SpecFlow
6 20 (4.51%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.90%) Subversion
10 3 (0.68%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.45%) PhantomJS
11 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.45%) WatiN
11 2 (0.45%) FxCop
11 2 (0.45%) StyleCop
General
1 98 (22.12%) Finance
2 22 (4.97%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.51%) Retail
4 12 (2.71%) Games
4 12 (2.71%) Financial Institution
4 12 (2.71%) Legal
5 11 (2.48%) Marketing
6 8 (1.81%) Advertising
6 8 (1.81%) Back Office
7 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.90%) Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Local Government
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 259 (58.47%) Developer
2 89 (20.09%) .NET Developer
3 65 (14.67%) C# Developer
4 63 (14.22%) Analyst
5 56 (12.64%) DBA
6 51 (11.51%) SQL DBA
7 39 (8.80%) Senior Developer
8 36 (8.13%) Administrator
9 33 (7.45%) Software Developer
10 28 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (5.87%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (5.87%) SQL Developer
12 24 (5.42%) SharePoint Developer
13 23 (5.19%) Junior
14 22 (4.97%) Junior Developer
15 21 (4.74%) Senior .NET Developer
16 19 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 18 (4.06%) Web Developer
17 18 (4.06%) Support Analyst
17 18 (4.06%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (58.92%) .NET
2 162 (36.57%) ASP.NET
3 131 (29.57%) .NET Framework
4 116 (26.19%) XML
5 108 (24.38%) HTML
6 99 (22.35%) jQuery
7 96 (21.67%) CSS
8 79 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (13.77%) Web Services
10 57 (12.87%) WCF
11 47 (10.61%) HTML5
12 44 (9.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 44 (9.93%) Ajax
13 41 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 38 (8.58%) CSS3
15 34 (7.67%) XSL
16 31 (7.00%) AngularJS
17 30 (6.77%) SOAP
18 28 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 23 (5.19%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.22%) Replication
2 30 (6.77%) Clustering
3 29 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.71%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.48%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.58%) User Experience
9 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.68%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.45%) GIS
13 2 (0.45%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.23%) DTV
14 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.23%) Mobile Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.23%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 102 (23.02%) Windows
2 58 (13.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (7.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.03%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.13%) UNIX
7 5 (1.13%) Linux
7 5 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (1.13%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.90%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (24.60%) MVC
3 66 (14.90%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (11.74%) Performance Tuning
5 48 (10.84%) Scrum
6 42 (9.48%) E-Commerce
7 37 (8.35%) TDD
8 34 (7.67%) CRM
9 33 (7.45%) OO
10 32 (7.22%) ETL
11 26 (5.87%) OOD
11 26 (5.87%) Software Engineering
12 23 (5.19%) Unit Testing
13 22 (4.97%) OOP
13 22 (4.97%) BDD
14 21 (4.74%) OOA/OOD
14 21 (4.74%) Web Development
15 20 (4.51%) Automated Testing
15 20 (4.51%) Workflow
15 20 (4.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 233 (52.60%) C#
2 206 (46.50%) SQL
3 124 (27.99%) JavaScript
4 112 (25.28%) T-SQL
5 39 (8.80%) VB.NET
6 23 (5.19%) VBA
7 20 (4.51%) Ruby
8 16 (3.61%) XPath
8 16 (3.61%) PowerShell
8 16 (3.61%) XQuery
9 11 (2.48%) VB
10 9 (2.03%) PHP
11 7 (1.58%) Java
12 6 (1.35%) Perl
12 6 (1.35%) VB6
13 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.90%) VBScript
15 3 (0.68%) C
15 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (8.35%) Degree
2 35 (7.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.48%) MCSD
4 9 (2.03%) MCP
5 8 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.58%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.35%) CCNA
7 6 (1.35%) MCSE
8 5 (1.13%) MCITP
9 3 (0.68%) ISEB
9 3 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.23%) MCSA
10 1 (0.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.97%) SLA
2 9 (2.03%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.45%) UAG
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (2.26%) SCCM
3 7 (1.58%) SCOM
4 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.68%) WSUS
5 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.45%) SCSM
6 1 (0.23%) MOM
6 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 203 (45.82%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.35%) VMware
3 17 (3.84%) Sage
4 16 (3.61%) Business Objects
5 14 (3.16%) Cisco
6 11 (2.48%) Oracle
6 11 (2.48%) SAP
6 11 (2.48%) Citrix
7 6 (1.35%) Informatica
7 6 (1.35%) Metastorm
8 5 (1.13%) TARGIT
9 4 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.90%) NetApp
9 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.68%) Avaya
10 3 (0.68%) Twitter
10 3 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.68%) WatchGuard
11 2 (0.45%) Telerik
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37559 - £43000 per annum + pension & health
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: amazing training
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, 24 Days Holiday
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Flexi, 23 days holiday
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £41500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago