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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 75 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 207 243 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.43% 4.51% 5.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.29% 11.80% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 205 232 291
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £48,500
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
2012 2060 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.31% 38.26% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1826 1837
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Gloucestershire +4 69 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Bristol -19 54 £36,000 -4.00% 9
Wiltshire -9 40 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Dorset -26 29 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Cornwall - 8 £35,000 -
Somerset -24 3 £35,000 -26.31% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 424 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 254 (59.91%) .NET
3 249 (58.73%) C#
4 207 (48.82%) SQL
5 185 (43.63%) Microsoft
6 169 (39.86%) ASP.NET
7 142 (33.49%) MVC
8 135 (31.84%) .NET Framework
9 133 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
10 128 (30.19%) T-SQL
11 122 (28.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 120 (28.30%) JavaScript
13 113 (26.65%) XML
14 109 (25.71%) HTML
15 107 (25.24%) jQuery
16 99 (23.35%) Windows
17 98 (23.11%) CSS
18 94 (22.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 91 (21.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 90 (21.23%) WCF
21 89 (20.99%) SQL Server 2005
22 88 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 86 (20.28%) Finance
24 79 (18.63%) Web Services
25 74 (17.45%) Visual Studio
26 67 (15.80%) MS Excel
27 66 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
28 54 (12.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
29 51 (12.03%) AngularJS
29 51 (12.03%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.42%) IIS
3 17 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 12 (2.83%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.42%) CMS
9 5 (1.18%) Node.js
9 5 (1.18%) Lync
9 5 (1.18%) JBoss
9 5 (1.18%) Apache
9 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.94%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.47%) Site Server
12 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (15.80%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) MS Project
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.24%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 15 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.65%) Changepoint
3 4 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.47%) Agresso
4 2 (0.47%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.89%) SaaS
3 4 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.95%) WAN
2 17 (4.01%) SAN
3 16 (3.77%) Firewall
4 12 (2.83%) Internet
4 12 (2.83%) LAN
5 11 (2.59%) DHCP
6 7 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.94%) VPN
7 4 (0.94%) DNS
7 4 (0.94%) NAS
8 3 (0.71%) Wireless
8 3 (0.71%) FTP
8 3 (0.71%) HTTP
8 3 (0.71%) VoIP
8 3 (0.71%) SMTP
8 3 (0.71%) MPLS
9 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.47%) Network Security
10 1 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 122 (28.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 91 (21.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (20.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 88 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (11.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (9.20%) Relational Database
8 32 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (5.66%) RDBMS
10 18 (4.25%) MySQL
11 17 (4.01%) Big Data
12 15 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (3.54%) Hadoop
13 12 (2.83%) OLAP
14 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (2.36%) SAP BW
16 7 (1.65%) OLAP Cube
17 5 (1.18%) MS Access
18 4 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
18 4 (0.94%) DTS
Development Applications
1 74 (17.45%) Visual Studio
2 44 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (8.25%) NUnit
4 32 (7.55%) TeamCity
5 31 (7.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 25 (5.90%) CruiseControl
6 25 (5.90%) Moq
7 23 (5.42%) Cucumber
7 23 (5.42%) SpecFlow
8 12 (2.83%) Subversion
9 8 (1.89%) Log4Net
10 7 (1.65%) FxCop
10 7 (1.65%) StyleCop
11 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.71%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.47%) WatiN
13 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
General
1 86 (20.28%) Finance
2 17 (4.01%) Retail
3 15 (3.54%) Games
4 14 (3.30%) Legal
5 12 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.42%) Advertising
8 5 (1.18%) Marketing
9 4 (0.94%) Banking
10 3 (0.71%) Law
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 248 (58.49%) Developer
2 90 (21.23%) .NET Developer
3 88 (20.75%) C# Developer
4 51 (12.03%) DBA
5 50 (11.79%) Analyst
6 46 (10.85%) Senior Developer
7 45 (10.61%) SQL DBA
7 45 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (8.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (6.60%) Senior .NET Developer
11 27 (6.37%) Administrator
12 25 (5.90%) Software Developer
13 22 (5.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 22 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
14 21 (4.95%) SQL Developer
15 19 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 16 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 16 (3.77%) Team Leader
17 15 (3.54%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (59.91%) .NET
2 169 (39.86%) ASP.NET
3 135 (31.84%) .NET Framework
4 113 (26.65%) XML
5 109 (25.71%) HTML
6 107 (25.24%) jQuery
7 98 (23.11%) CSS
8 94 (22.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 90 (21.23%) WCF
10 79 (18.63%) Web Services
11 54 (12.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 51 (12.03%) AngularJS
13 50 (11.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 47 (11.08%) XSL
15 44 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 41 (9.67%) Ajax
17 35 (8.25%) HTML5
18 34 (8.02%) SOAP
19 31 (7.31%) LINQ
19 31 (7.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.13%) Clustering
2 25 (5.90%) Replication
3 18 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.07%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.89%) Statistics
7 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.18%) User Experience
7 5 (1.18%) Open Source
7 5 (1.18%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.47%) GIS
9 2 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.24%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 99 (23.35%) Windows
2 49 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (4.48%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.18%) Linux
8 4 (0.94%) UNIX
9 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.47%) Android
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (33.49%) MVC
2 133 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (12.03%) Performance Tuning
4 51 (12.03%) Scrum
5 47 (11.08%) OO
6 40 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 40 (9.43%) E-Commerce
7 35 (8.25%) SOA
8 34 (8.02%) TDD
9 31 (7.31%) ETL
10 29 (6.84%) OOD
10 29 (6.84%) Coaching
11 28 (6.60%) Regression Testing
12 26 (6.13%) Unit Testing
12 26 (6.13%) OOP
13 25 (5.90%) Software Engineering
13 25 (5.90%) BDD
14 24 (5.66%) OOA/OOD
15 23 (5.42%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 249 (58.73%) C#
2 207 (48.82%) SQL
3 128 (30.19%) T-SQL
4 120 (28.30%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.02%) VB.NET
6 23 (5.42%) VBA
6 23 (5.42%) Ruby
7 14 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.59%) PHP
8 11 (2.59%) VB
9 10 (2.36%) C++
9 10 (2.36%) VB6
10 7 (1.65%) Java
11 4 (0.94%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.71%) VBScript
12 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.47%) XQuery
13 2 (0.47%) C
13 2 (0.47%) XPath
14 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (8.49%) Degree
3 26 (6.13%) MCSD
4 15 (3.54%) MCP
5 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.42%) MCSE
7 5 (1.18%) CCNA
8 4 (0.94%) MCITP
9 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.47%) ISEB
10 2 (0.47%) MCSA
10 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.24%) MCTS
11 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) PhD
11 1 (0.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.83%) SLA
2 7 (1.65%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.01%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.42%) XenApp
3 6 (1.42%) vSphere
4 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.47%) UAG
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.30%) SCCM
2 8 (1.89%) SCOM
3 4 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.94%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.71%) WSUS
5 2 (0.47%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.47%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.47%) SCSM
6 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.24%) MOM
Vendors
1 185 (43.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.55%) VMware
3 17 (4.01%) Business Objects
4 15 (3.54%) Citrix
5 12 (2.83%) SAP
5 12 (2.83%) Oracle
6 9 (2.12%) Sage
6 9 (2.12%) Cisco
7 8 (1.89%) Twitter
8 6 (1.42%) Telerik
9 5 (1.18%) TARGIT
9 5 (1.18%) Metastorm
10 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.94%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.71%) Avaya
11 3 (0.71%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.47%) Symantec
12 2 (0.47%) HP
12 2 (0.47%) F5
13 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haseltine Lake LLP
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £40721 - £52039 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago