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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 137 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -12
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 102 171 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 2.98% 3.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.05% 9.44% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 81 150 169
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1685 1811 1983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.00% 31.57% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1541 1717
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +10 41 £37,500 -13.79% 7
Somerset +2 26 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Wiltshire -12 13 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Dorset +4 8 £37,500 -5.06%
Gloucestershire -48 8 £30,250 -24.37%
Devon -6 5 £33,000 +3.12%
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 251 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 143 (56.97%) SQL
3 103 (41.04%) .NET
4 101 (40.24%) C#
5 100 (39.84%) Microsoft
6 87 (34.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 84 (33.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 71 (28.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 70 (27.89%) ASP.NET
10 66 (26.29%) Windows
11 65 (25.90%) T-SQL
12 62 (24.70%) MVC
12 62 (24.70%) HTML
13 57 (22.71%) JavaScript
14 56 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (21.51%) Finance
15 54 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (18.73%) SQL Server 2005
17 46 (18.33%) ITIL
18 37 (14.74%) .NET Framework
18 37 (14.74%) Degree
19 36 (14.34%) CSS
20 34 (13.55%) ETL
20 34 (13.55%) jQuery
21 33 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
21 33 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
22 32 (12.75%) Visual Studio
23 29 (11.55%) Web Services
23 29 (11.55%) XML

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 27 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.56%) IIS
3 12 (4.78%) Apache
3 12 (4.78%) Drupal
4 10 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.79%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.79%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.80%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (10.36%) MS Office
2 24 (9.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.20%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.20%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.20%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.80%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.40%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.38%) Office 365
4 4 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.58%) Internet
2 10 (3.98%) SAN
3 6 (2.39%) Firewall
4 4 (1.59%) DHCP
4 4 (1.59%) DNS
5 3 (1.20%) NAS
5 3 (1.20%) SSL
6 2 (0.80%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) DASS2
7 1 (0.40%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.40%) Network Security
7 1 (0.40%) PBX
7 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.40%) TETRA
7 1 (0.40%) VoIP
7 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (34.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 84 (33.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (28.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (18.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (9.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (9.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 20 (7.97%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (5.98%) Relational Database
10 12 (4.78%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (4.38%) MySQL
12 9 (3.59%) RDBMS
12 9 (3.59%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (2.79%) SSDT
14 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database
14 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
17 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
17 3 (1.20%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 32 (12.75%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (3.98%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.39%) NUnit
5 6 (2.39%) PHPUnit
6 5 (1.99%) Subversion
7 4 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.59%) Moq
7 4 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.59%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.59%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.80%) MSTest
10 1 (0.40%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.40%) MSI
10 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (21.51%) Finance
2 29 (11.55%) Banking
3 15 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.79%) Marketing
5 6 (2.39%) Legal
6 5 (1.99%) Electronics
7 4 (1.59%) Advertising
7 4 (1.59%) Back Office
7 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) Publishing
8 2 (0.80%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 134 (53.39%) Developer
2 63 (25.10%) DBA
3 54 (21.51%) SQL DBA
4 52 (20.72%) .NET Developer
5 51 (20.32%) SQL Developer
6 50 (19.92%) Analyst
7 38 (15.14%) Support Analyst
8 28 (11.16%) Administrator
8 28 (11.16%) Applications Support
8 28 (11.16%) Applications Support Analyst
9 26 (10.36%) C# Developer
9 26 (10.36%) SQL Server Developer
10 25 (9.96%) ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 22 (8.76%) SQL Server DBA
13 20 (7.97%) Senior Developer
14 17 (6.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (6.37%) Senior DBA
15 16 (6.37%) Senior SQL DBA
15 16 (6.37%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (41.04%) .NET
2 70 (27.89%) ASP.NET
3 62 (24.70%) HTML
4 54 (21.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (14.74%) .NET Framework
6 36 (14.34%) CSS
7 34 (13.55%) jQuery
8 29 (11.55%) Web Services
8 29 (11.55%) XML
9 27 (10.76%) WCF
10 22 (8.76%) Entity Framework
11 17 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 16 (6.37%) SOAP
13 15 (5.98%) Ajax
14 14 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 12 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (4.78%) HTML5
16 12 (4.78%) WSDL
17 11 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.76%) Credit Risk
2 22 (8.76%) SWIFT
3 15 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.98%) Mathematics
4 12 (4.78%) Replication
5 11 (4.38%) Clustering
6 10 (3.98%) iPad
6 10 (3.98%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.19%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.39%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.99%) User Experience
11 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.20%) Statistics
13 2 (0.80%) CMDB
13 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 66 (26.29%) Windows
2 29 (11.55%) Windows Server
3 27 (10.76%) Linux
4 23 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (5.98%) Unix
7 13 (5.18%) Windows 7
8 12 (4.78%) Apple iOS
9 10 (3.98%) Mac OS X
9 10 (3.98%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.79%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.99%) Android
12 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.20%) AIX
13 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.20%) Solaris
13 3 (1.20%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.70%) MVC
2 56 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (18.33%) ITIL
4 34 (13.55%) ETL
5 33 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (9.96%) Scrum
6 25 (9.96%) Time Management
7 24 (9.56%) Change Management
8 23 (9.16%) CRM
8 23 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (8.76%) Data Analysis
9 22 (8.76%) Wealth Management
10 20 (7.97%) Service Delivery
11 16 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (6.37%) Web Development
12 14 (5.58%) High Availability
12 14 (5.58%) Migration
12 14 (5.58%) OO
12 14 (5.58%) OOP
12 14 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 143 (56.97%) SQL
2 101 (40.24%) C#
3 65 (25.90%) T-SQL
4 57 (22.71%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.36%) VB
6 22 (8.76%) C
6 22 (8.76%) PHP
6 22 (8.76%) VB.NET
7 17 (6.77%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.78%) VB6
9 11 (4.38%) Java
10 9 (3.59%) C++
11 4 (1.59%) Ruby
12 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.20%) VBA
13 2 (0.80%) X++
14 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (14.74%) Degree
2 33 (13.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (7.17%) MCSE
4 16 (6.37%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.98%) ISTQB
5 15 (5.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (4.38%) MCSD
7 9 (3.59%) MCP
8 8 (3.19%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.79%) MCSA
10 6 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (2.39%) MCITP
11 3 (1.20%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.20%) CCNA
11 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.20%) OCA
11 3 (1.20%) OCP
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.36%) SLA
2 5 (1.99%) ISO 14001
2 5 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.20%) QA
4 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.59%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.59%) XenApp
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.39%) NetBackup
1 6 (2.39%) SCCM
2 5 (1.99%) Perfmon
3 3 (1.20%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (39.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.76%) Bloomberg
2 22 (8.76%) Reuters
3 18 (7.17%) Oracle
4 12 (4.78%) VMware
5 11 (4.38%) Remedy
5 11 (4.38%) SAP
6 7 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.99%) Citrix
7 5 (1.99%) RedGate
8 4 (1.59%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.59%) Symantec
9 3 (1.20%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.20%) Cisco
9 3 (1.20%) EMC
9 3 (1.20%) Forcepoint
9 3 (1.20%) Informatica
9 3 (1.20%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.20%) Juniper
9 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
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