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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England / South West
Rank 194 121 85
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -36
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 46 154 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 2.68% 3.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.01% 7.66% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 125 182
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
1529 2011 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.06% 34.94% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1700 1717
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +18 13 £40,000 - 1
Devon 0 11 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Bristol -32 10 £35,500 -11.25% 7
Dorset +19 7 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Gloucestershire -29 5 £42,500 +10.38%
Somerset -43 2 £51,250 +29.74% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (61.98%) SQL
3 52 (42.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
5 44 (36.36%) Windows
6 41 (33.88%) .NET
7 40 (33.06%) C#
8 37 (30.58%) HTML
9 33 (27.27%) CSS
10 32 (26.45%) T-SQL
11 31 (25.62%) JavaScript
11 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET
11 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (24.79%) Active Directory
13 27 (22.31%) MVC
13 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
14 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2014
14 26 (21.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (20.66%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (20.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (19.83%) jQuery
16 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 23 (19.01%) Visual Studio
18 22 (18.18%) Finance
19 21 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (15.70%) Performance Tuning
20 19 (15.70%) MS Office
20 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
20 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence

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 14 (11.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.13%) IIS
4 4 (3.31%) CMS
4 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.31%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.65%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
1 19 (15.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.83%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) SaaS
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.65%) Office 365
4 2 (1.65%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) VPN
2 12 (9.92%) SAN
3 10 (8.26%) NAS
4 7 (5.79%) Firewall
5 6 (4.96%) Skype
6 3 (2.48%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.48%) LAN
6 3 (2.48%) VoIP
6 3 (2.48%) WAN
7 2 (1.65%) MPLS
7 2 (1.65%) Network Security
7 2 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.65%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.83%) DASS2
8 1 (0.83%) DPNSS
8 1 (0.83%) Internet
8 1 (0.83%) SSL
8 1 (0.83%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (42.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (21.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (21.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (20.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (20.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (7.44%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (5.79%) QlikView
8 6 (4.96%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.13%) DTS
9 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.48%) Lumira
11 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.48%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (19.01%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) MSTest
5 1 (0.83%) NUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Marketing
3 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Advertising
5 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) Analyst
3 25 (20.66%) .NET Developer
4 23 (19.01%) DBA
5 21 (17.36%) SQL DBA
6 16 (13.22%) SQL Server DBA
6 16 (13.22%) Support Analyst
7 15 (12.40%) IT Analyst
8 14 (11.57%) C# Developer
9 13 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (9.92%) IT Support
11 11 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
12 10 (8.26%) Administrator
12 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (8.26%) Server Engineer
13 9 (7.44%) Active Directory Engineer
13 9 (7.44%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (7.44%) Windows Server Engineer
14 7 (5.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 7 (5.79%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.88%) .NET
2 37 (30.58%) HTML
3 33 (27.27%) CSS
4 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET
5 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (19.83%) jQuery
6 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
6 16 (13.22%) Entity Framework
7 15 (12.40%) Ajax
8 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (11.57%) WCF
9 11 (9.09%) HTML5
10 8 (6.61%) AngularJS
10 8 (6.61%) XML
11 7 (5.79%) Backbone.js
11 7 (5.79%) Ember.js
11 7 (5.79%) REST
11 7 (5.79%) Web Services
12 5 (4.13%) JSON
13 4 (3.31%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.05%) Clustering
3 13 (10.74%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.26%) Driving Licence
4 10 (8.26%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.79%) User Experience
6 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.13%) Replication
8 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.36%) Windows
2 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (22.31%) Windows Server
3 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (14.88%) Windows XP
5 17 (14.05%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.65%) Linux
8 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.83%) Unix
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) MVC
2 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (15.70%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.05%) Scrum
4 16 (13.22%) ETL
4 16 (13.22%) OO
5 15 (12.40%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (11.57%) High Availability
7 13 (10.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (10.74%) Web Development
8 12 (9.92%) Information Security
8 12 (9.92%) Patch Management
9 11 (9.09%) SDLC
9 11 (9.09%) TDD
10 10 (8.26%) Change Control
10 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
11 9 (7.44%) Information Security Management
11 9 (7.44%) ISMS
11 9 (7.44%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (61.98%) SQL
2 40 (33.06%) C#
3 32 (26.45%) T-SQL
4 31 (25.62%) JavaScript
5 18 (14.88%) VB
6 16 (13.22%) VBScript
7 12 (9.92%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.79%) PHP
8 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.48%) VB6
9 3 (2.48%) VBA
10 1 (0.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Python
10 1 (0.83%) R
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) MCP
4 2 (1.65%) MCSD
5 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.83%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.83%) MCITP
5 1 (0.83%) MCSA
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) ISO 14001
1 10 (8.26%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.22%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.26%) Firmware
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.65%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) VMware
3 12 (9.92%) HP
4 10 (8.26%) Citrix
4 10 (8.26%) CommVault
5 7 (5.79%) Veeam
6 6 (4.96%) Tableau
7 3 (2.48%) Avaya
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle
7 3 (2.48%) RedGate
7 3 (2.48%) SAP
8 2 (1.65%) Apple
8 2 (1.65%) Dell
8 2 (1.65%) Informatica
8 2 (1.65%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.65%) Sophos
8 2 (1.65%) Veritas
9 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.83%) Talend
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