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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 98 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 160 199 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.76% 3.39% 3.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.03% 10.53% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 140 163 165
Average salary £39,750 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1772 1890 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.55% 32.22% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1647 1565
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 48 £40,000 - 4
Bristol -25 40 £44,250 +18.00% 5
Wiltshire -14 25 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Dorset -6 19 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Somerset +8 15 £36,000 +9.09% 5
Devon -2 11 £32,000 -14.09% 4
SQL Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 341 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 203 (59.53%) SQL
3 199 (58.36%) .NET
4 177 (51.91%) C#
5 145 (42.52%) Microsoft
6 142 (41.64%) ASP.NET
7 134 (39.30%) Windows
8 121 (35.48%) MVC
9 111 (32.55%) T-SQL
9 111 (32.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 96 (28.15%) JavaScript
11 88 (25.81%) Finance
12 87 (25.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 85 (24.93%) HTML
14 84 (24.63%) jQuery
15 79 (23.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 77 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 76 (22.29%) XML
18 74 (21.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 74 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
18 74 (21.70%) WCF
19 73 (21.41%) CSS
20 71 (20.82%) .NET Framework
21 68 (19.94%) Web Services
22 57 (16.72%) IIS
23 54 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
24 50 (14.66%) MS Excel
25 49 (14.37%) Visual Studio
25 49 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
26 45 (13.20%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (16.72%) IIS
2 22 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.64%) CMS
5 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.76%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.47%) Node.js
6 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.47%) Apache
6 5 (1.47%) JBoss
6 5 (1.47%) Site Server
7 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.88%) DNN
8 3 (0.88%) Kentico
8 3 (0.88%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.59%) SAS
9 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.99%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) FastStats
4 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.81%) Changepoint
2 7 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.59%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.45%) SAN
2 13 (3.81%) WAN
3 10 (2.93%) DNS
4 8 (2.35%) Internet
4 8 (2.35%) DHCP
5 7 (2.05%) NAS
5 7 (2.05%) VPN
5 7 (2.05%) Firewall
6 5 (1.47%) LTE
6 5 (1.47%) SS7
6 5 (1.47%) 3G
6 5 (1.47%) GPRS
6 5 (1.47%) GSM
6 5 (1.47%) LAN
6 5 (1.47%) PSTN
7 4 (1.17%) VLAN
8 3 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.59%) HTTP
10 1 (0.29%) Network Security
10 1 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (32.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 87 (25.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 79 (23.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (21.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (10.26%) Relational Database
7 34 (9.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (5.87%) SQL Server 2000
10 18 (5.28%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.93%) SAP BW
12 9 (2.64%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.64%) OLAP
13 7 (2.05%) SSDT
14 6 (1.76%) Informix
14 6 (1.76%) DB2
14 6 (1.76%) Big Data
14 6 (1.76%) IDMS
14 6 (1.76%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (14.37%) Visual Studio
2 42 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (7.62%) NUnit
4 22 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 22 (6.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 19 (5.57%) Subversion
6 18 (5.28%) Log4Net
7 9 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (2.64%) CruiseControl
8 8 (2.35%) Moq
9 6 (1.76%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.76%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.47%) FxCop
10 5 (1.47%) StyleCop
10 5 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.59%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.59%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.59%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.59%) WatiN
General
1 88 (25.81%) Finance
2 12 (3.52%) Legal
3 11 (3.23%) Banking
4 7 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.76%) Games
5 6 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.47%) Marketing
7 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.88%) Billing
8 3 (0.88%) Back Office
8 3 (0.88%) Advertising
8 3 (0.88%) Law
9 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.59%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (58.65%) Developer
2 84 (24.63%) .NET Developer
3 76 (22.29%) C# Developer
4 58 (17.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (14.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 45 (13.20%) DBA
7 38 (11.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (11.14%) SQL Developer
8 35 (10.26%) SQL DBA
9 34 (9.97%) Senior Developer
10 31 (9.09%) Software Developer
11 26 (7.62%) Support Engineer
12 24 (7.04%) Senior .NET Developer
13 20 (5.87%) Administrator
13 20 (5.87%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (5.87%) Senior C# Developer
14 19 (5.57%) Analyst
15 16 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 13 (3.81%) SQL Server DBA
17 12 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (58.36%) .NET
2 142 (41.64%) ASP.NET
3 85 (24.93%) HTML
4 84 (24.63%) jQuery
5 77 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 76 (22.29%) XML
7 74 (21.70%) WCF
8 73 (21.41%) CSS
9 71 (20.82%) .NET Framework
10 68 (19.94%) Web Services
11 38 (11.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 36 (10.56%) Entity Framework
13 34 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 34 (9.97%) LINQ
14 31 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 30 (8.80%) AngularJS
16 27 (7.92%) XSLT
17 26 (7.62%) XSL
18 24 (7.04%) Ajax
19 23 (6.74%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.11%) Clustering
4 12 (3.52%) Statistics
5 11 (3.23%) Replication
6 7 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.76%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.47%) Open Source
8 5 (1.47%) NHS
9 4 (1.17%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.88%) Physics
10 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.29%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 134 (39.30%) Windows
2 74 (21.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (15.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (8.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (4.40%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.81%) Linux
7 12 (3.52%) Windows 2000
7 12 (3.52%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (35.48%) MVC
2 49 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (13.20%) Performance Tuning
4 44 (12.90%) SOA
5 43 (12.61%) Mentoring
6 36 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (9.38%) OO
8 30 (8.80%) Coaching
9 24 (7.04%) Time Management
10 22 (6.45%) Data Modelling
11 21 (6.16%) Wealth Management
11 21 (6.16%) ETL
12 20 (5.87%) Service Delivery
13 17 (4.99%) Database Tuning
14 16 (4.69%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.69%) Active Record
15 15 (4.40%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (4.40%) Release Management
15 15 (4.40%) Software Engineering
16 14 (4.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 203 (59.53%) SQL
2 177 (51.91%) C#
3 111 (32.55%) T-SQL
4 96 (28.15%) JavaScript
5 42 (12.32%) VB.NET
6 26 (7.62%) VB
7 18 (5.28%) C++
8 15 (4.40%) PHP
8 15 (4.40%) VB6
9 14 (4.11%) VBA
9 14 (4.11%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.81%) Java
11 12 (3.52%) VBScript
12 6 (1.76%) Python
12 6 (1.76%) Perl
12 6 (1.76%) Ruby
13 3 (0.88%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (9.68%) MCSD
3 26 (7.62%) Degree
4 21 (6.16%) MCP
5 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.17%) MCSE
8 3 (0.88%) PhD
8 3 (0.88%) CCNA
8 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.59%) MCTS
10 1 (0.29%) MCITP
10 1 (0.29%) MCPD
10 1 (0.29%) MCAD
10 1 (0.29%) HND
10 1 (0.29%) MCSA
10 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.99%) SLA
2 8 (2.35%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) DO-178B
System Software
1 29 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.81%) VMware ESX
3 12 (3.52%) vSphere
4 6 (1.76%) XenApp
5 4 (1.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.11%) SCCM
2 5 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 145 (42.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.16%) VMware
3 20 (5.87%) Oracle
4 12 (3.52%) SAP
5 9 (2.64%) Citrix
6 8 (2.35%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.05%) HP
8 6 (1.76%) Sybase
9 5 (1.47%) Tableau
9 5 (1.47%) Twitter
9 5 (1.47%) Dell
9 5 (1.47%) EMC
10 4 (1.17%) Telerik
10 4 (1.17%) Talend
11 3 (0.88%) Cisco
12 2 (0.59%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.59%) IBM
12 2 (0.59%) Symantec
12 2 (0.59%) Informatica
13 1 (0.29%) Google
Swindon, Wiltshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: benefits
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ADP
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Taunton, Somerset
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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