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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 125 76 62
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 129 201 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.17% 3.28% 4.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.20% 10.34% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 119 188 176
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
1791 1944 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.15% 31.77% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1656 1496
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -31 37 £40,500 +8.00% 24
Wiltshire -9 31 £37,500 -1.96% 1
Gloucestershire -23 31 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Devon -15 11 £37,500 - 2
Dorset -6 10 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Somerset -2 9 £37,500 +17.18% 7
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 292 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 179 (61.30%) .NET
3 151 (51.71%) C#
4 149 (51.03%) SQL
5 132 (45.21%) ASP.NET
6 102 (34.93%) MVC
7 101 (34.59%) JavaScript
8 95 (32.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 94 (32.19%) Microsoft
10 93 (31.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 88 (30.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 88 (30.14%) Windows
12 82 (28.08%) jQuery
13 79 (27.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 79 (27.05%) HTML
14 69 (23.63%) Finance
15 66 (22.60%) T-SQL
16 62 (21.23%) CSS
17 61 (20.89%) XML
18 59 (20.21%) Web Services
19 56 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
20 55 (18.84%) .NET Framework
21 52 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
21 52 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
22 50 (17.12%) WCF
23 47 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
24 44 (15.07%) IIS
25 43 (14.73%) MS Excel
26 41 (14.04%) Visual Studio
27 40 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (15.07%) IIS
2 16 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.79%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.71%) CMS
7 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.68%) Node.js
8 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.68%) SAS
8 2 (0.68%) JBoss
8 2 (0.68%) Apache
8 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (14.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (3.77%) Changepoint
2 7 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.53%) SAN
2 16 (5.48%) SMTP
3 14 (4.79%) HTTP
4 13 (4.45%) SMPP
4 13 (4.45%) FTP
5 11 (3.77%) VPN
6 8 (2.74%) Firewall
7 7 (2.40%) Internet
8 6 (2.05%) DNS
8 6 (2.05%) NAS
9 5 (1.71%) LTE
9 5 (1.71%) VLAN
9 5 (1.71%) 3G
9 5 (1.71%) SS7
9 5 (1.71%) DHCP
9 5 (1.71%) GPRS
9 5 (1.71%) GSM
9 5 (1.71%) LAN
9 5 (1.71%) PSTN
10 3 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 95 (32.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 93 (31.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 88 (30.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (27.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (11.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (8.56%) Relational Database
8 21 (7.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 20 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.40%) SSDT
12 6 (2.05%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.71%) MS Access
13 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.37%) MySQL
15 3 (1.03%) SAP BW
15 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 2 (0.68%) DataStage
16 2 (0.68%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 52 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (14.04%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.42%) NUnit
4 9 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (2.74%) JIRA
6 6 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (2.05%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.71%) Log4Net
8 4 (1.37%) Subversion
8 4 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.03%) Toad
9 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.68%) MSTest
10 2 (0.68%) Moq
10 2 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
General
1 69 (23.63%) Finance
2 31 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.11%) Back Office
3 12 (4.11%) Marketing
4 11 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.40%) Electronics
6 5 (1.71%) Advertising
7 4 (1.37%) Banking
8 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.68%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 190 (65.07%) Developer
2 65 (22.26%) C# Developer
3 63 (21.58%) .NET Developer
4 59 (20.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (16.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 46 (15.75%) Software Developer
7 30 (10.27%) SQL Developer
8 26 (8.90%) Senior Developer
9 24 (8.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (7.53%) DBA
11 21 (7.19%) Support Engineer
11 21 (7.19%) SQL DBA
12 16 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.48%) Analyst
12 16 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 15 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
14 12 (4.11%) Database Developer
14 12 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
15 11 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
15 11 (3.77%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (61.30%) .NET
2 132 (45.21%) ASP.NET
3 82 (28.08%) jQuery
4 79 (27.05%) HTML
5 62 (21.23%) CSS
6 61 (20.89%) XML
7 59 (20.21%) Web Services
8 56 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (18.84%) .NET Framework
10 50 (17.12%) WCF
11 33 (11.30%) WSDL
11 33 (11.30%) Entity Framework
12 25 (8.56%) SOAP
13 24 (8.22%) Ajax
14 23 (7.88%) LINQ
15 19 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (5.82%) XSLT
17 16 (5.48%) XSL
18 14 (4.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.51%) Clustering
2 12 (4.11%) Client/Server
3 11 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.42%) Statistics
5 9 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.40%) DTV
7 5 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.71%) Replication
7 5 (1.71%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.03%) User Experience
10 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.68%) Physics
11 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.34%) NHS
11 1 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 88 (30.14%) Windows
2 52 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (6.51%) Linux
4 19 (6.51%) Windows 7
5 17 (5.82%) Windows XP
6 11 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.08%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.40%) UNIX
9 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.68%) Android
10 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (34.93%) MVC
2 47 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (12.33%) SDLC
4 29 (9.93%) Mentoring
5 23 (7.88%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (7.53%) TDD
6 22 (7.53%) Scrum
7 19 (6.51%) SOA
8 18 (6.16%) ETL
9 17 (5.82%) OO
9 17 (5.82%) Data Protection
9 17 (5.82%) Coaching
10 16 (5.48%) Service Delivery
11 15 (5.14%) E-Commerce
12 13 (4.45%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.45%) Project Management
12 13 (4.45%) Technical Analysis
13 12 (4.11%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 151 (51.71%) C#
2 149 (51.03%) SQL
3 101 (34.59%) JavaScript
4 66 (22.60%) T-SQL
5 35 (11.99%) VB.NET
6 25 (8.56%) VB
7 16 (5.48%) C++
8 14 (4.79%) VBScript
8 14 (4.79%) XPath
8 14 (4.79%) XQuery
9 13 (4.45%) VB6
9 13 (4.45%) PHP
10 9 (3.08%) Java
11 7 (2.40%) VBA
12 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.03%) Delphi
13 2 (0.68%) C
13 2 (0.68%) VC++
14 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.45%) Degree
3 10 (3.42%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.74%) MCSD
5 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.71%) MCP
7 3 (1.03%) MCSE
8 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
9 1 (0.34%) PhD
9 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.11%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 10 (3.42%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.05%) vSphere
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (3.08%) SCCM
3 2 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (32.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.16%) VMware
3 17 (5.82%) Oracle
4 11 (3.77%) SAP
5 8 (2.74%) Dell
6 6 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.71%) HP
7 5 (1.71%) EMC
7 5 (1.71%) Cisco
8 4 (1.37%) Google
9 3 (1.03%) Sencha
10 2 (0.68%) Citrix
10 2 (0.68%) Informatica
10 2 (0.68%) Tableau
10 2 (0.68%) Talend
11 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.34%) Sage
11 1 (0.34%) IBM
11 1 (0.34%) Cognos
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