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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 89 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 192 214 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.38% 3.65% 4.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.57% 10.80% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 163 205 249
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
2006 1981 2085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.29% 33.81% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1717 1781 1846
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £51,500
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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 57 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Somerset +25 41 £39,000 +2.63% 5
Dorset +1 29 £33,000 -17.50% 10
Gloucestershire -28 28 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Wiltshire -18 24 £40,000 - 4
Devon +15 13 £30,000 -
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 357 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 204 (57.14%) SQL
3 171 (47.90%) .NET
4 167 (46.78%) C#
5 160 (44.82%) Microsoft
6 137 (38.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 136 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 122 (34.17%) ASP.NET
9 121 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
10 118 (33.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 104 (29.13%) JavaScript
12 100 (28.01%) MVC
13 96 (26.89%) Windows
14 92 (25.77%) HTML
15 84 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
16 82 (22.97%) CSS
17 71 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 70 (19.61%) T-SQL
19 62 (17.37%) Business Intelligence
19 62 (17.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 61 (17.09%) MS Excel
21 60 (16.81%) XML
22 59 (16.53%) jQuery
23 58 (16.25%) .NET Framework
23 58 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
24 53 (14.85%) Finance
25 46 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
25 46 (12.89%) Entity Framework
26 44 (12.32%) Visual Studio
26 44 (12.32%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 40 (11.20%) IIS
2 26 (7.28%) Apache
3 21 (5.88%) Drupal
4 16 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.68%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.12%) JBoss
8 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.56%) Node.js
10 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.28%) DNN
11 1 (0.28%) nginx
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (17.09%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (3.36%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.68%) Office 365
4 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.64%) Internet
2 16 (4.48%) HTTP
3 13 (3.64%) FTP
4 12 (3.36%) SMPP
4 12 (3.36%) SMTP
5 8 (2.24%) DHCP
5 8 (2.24%) DNS
5 8 (2.24%) SAN
6 5 (1.40%) Firewall
7 3 (0.84%) NAS
7 3 (0.84%) SSL
8 2 (0.56%) Intranet
8 2 (0.56%) LAN
8 2 (0.56%) MPLS
8 2 (0.56%) WAN
9 1 (0.28%) Network Security
9 1 (0.28%) SMS
9 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.28%) VoIP
9 1 (0.28%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 137 (38.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 136 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 118 (33.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 84 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 62 (17.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 58 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (12.04%) Relational Database
9 35 (9.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 28 (7.84%) RDBMS
11 24 (6.72%) MySQL
12 18 (5.04%) SQL Server 2000
13 15 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (3.64%) PowerCenter
15 9 (2.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 9 (2.52%) Pentaho
15 9 (2.52%) QualityStage
15 9 (2.52%) SAP Data Services
16 8 (2.24%) NoSQL
16 8 (2.24%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 44 (12.32%) Visual Studio
2 38 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (4.20%) NUnit
6 14 (3.92%) Moq
7 13 (3.64%) JIRA
8 12 (3.36%) Bitbucket
8 12 (3.36%) Cucumber
8 12 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (3.36%) Rhino Mocks
8 12 (3.36%) SpecFlow
9 10 (2.80%) PHPUnit
10 5 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.84%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.84%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.84%) MSI
12 2 (0.56%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.56%) Toad
12 2 (0.56%) WatiN
General
1 53 (14.85%) Finance
2 23 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.60%) Banking
4 15 (4.20%) Marketing
5 13 (3.64%) Back Office
6 6 (1.68%) Electronics
6 6 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.84%) Law
7 3 (0.84%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 182 (50.98%) Developer
2 79 (22.13%) .NET Developer
3 72 (20.17%) SQL Developer
4 68 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 65 (18.21%) DBA
6 59 (16.53%) SQL DBA
7 53 (14.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 45 (12.61%) Software Developer
9 44 (12.32%) Analyst
10 40 (11.20%) SQL Server Developer
11 39 (10.92%) ASP.NET Developer
12 35 (9.80%) Support Analyst
12 35 (9.80%) Team Leader
13 33 (9.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (8.96%) .NET Software Developer
14 32 (8.96%) C# Software Developer
15 25 (7.00%) Applications Support
16 23 (6.44%) Applications Support Analyst
16 23 (6.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 22 (6.16%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (47.90%) .NET
2 122 (34.17%) ASP.NET
3 92 (25.77%) HTML
4 82 (22.97%) CSS
5 71 (19.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 60 (16.81%) XML
7 59 (16.53%) jQuery
8 58 (16.25%) .NET Framework
9 46 (12.89%) Entity Framework
10 42 (11.76%) Ajax
11 35 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 34 (9.52%) Web Services
13 24 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 21 (5.88%) SOAP
15 19 (5.32%) WSDL
16 17 (4.76%) WCF
16 17 (4.76%) WPF
17 15 (4.20%) Classic ASP
17 15 (4.20%) NHibernate
18 13 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.48%) Replication
3 15 (4.20%) Clustering
4 14 (3.92%) Credit Risk
4 14 (3.92%) SWIFT
5 13 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 13 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 12 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.80%) iPad
9 8 (2.24%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.40%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.40%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.84%) Statistics
13 2 (0.56%) CMDB
13 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 96 (26.89%) Windows
2 44 (12.32%) Windows Server
3 39 (10.92%) Linux
4 38 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (8.12%) Unix
6 28 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.20%) Windows 7
8 13 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.80%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.80%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.96%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.28%) AIX
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (28.01%) MVC
3 62 (17.37%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (10.08%) ITIL
5 33 (9.24%) SDLC
6 32 (8.96%) ETL
7 31 (8.68%) OOP
7 31 (8.68%) TDD
8 30 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
9 29 (8.12%) OO
10 27 (7.56%) Waterfall
11 26 (7.28%) CRM
11 26 (7.28%) Software Engineering
12 22 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (6.16%) V-Model
13 21 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
14 20 (5.60%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.76%) E-Commerce
16 16 (4.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (57.14%) SQL
2 167 (46.78%) C#
3 104 (29.13%) JavaScript
4 70 (19.61%) T-SQL
5 40 (11.20%) PHP
6 36 (10.08%) VB
7 32 (8.96%) VB.NET
8 23 (6.44%) C
9 20 (5.60%) Java
10 15 (4.20%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.92%) VB6
12 13 (3.64%) XPath
12 13 (3.64%) XQuery
13 12 (3.36%) C++
13 12 (3.36%) Ruby
14 7 (1.96%) VBScript
15 4 (1.12%) VBA
16 2 (0.56%) Delphi
16 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (10.92%) Degree
3 30 (8.40%) MCSE
4 25 (7.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.04%) MCSD
6 12 (3.36%) ISTQB
6 12 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (3.08%) MCSA
8 8 (2.24%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.96%) MCITP
10 5 (1.40%) MCP
11 3 (0.84%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.84%) CCNA
11 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.84%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.84%) OCA
11 3 (0.84%) OCP
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.88%) SLA
2 13 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.52%) QA
4 3 (0.84%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 13 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.40%) XenApp
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (2.80%) SCCM
3 8 (2.24%) SCOM
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (1.12%) SCDPM
4 4 (1.12%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.12%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.84%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.84%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 160 (44.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.28%) Oracle
3 18 (5.04%) VMware
4 14 (3.92%) Bloomberg
4 14 (3.92%) Informatica
4 14 (3.92%) Reuters
4 14 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.80%) IBM
6 9 (2.52%) Trillium
7 8 (2.24%) SAP
8 6 (1.68%) Citrix
9 5 (1.40%) Capita
10 4 (1.12%) Cisco
10 4 (1.12%) Dell
10 4 (1.12%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (1.12%) Red Gate
10 4 (1.12%) Remedy
11 3 (0.84%) Forcepoint
11 3 (0.84%) Intel Security
11 3 (0.84%) Juniper
Keynsham, Somerset
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £550000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgwater
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgwater
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + pension, pmi, 25 days leave
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + pension, bonus,
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + pension, bonus,
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago