The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 61 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 24 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.02% 2.05% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.13% 7.98% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 14
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,900 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £61,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
263 238 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.12% 25.65% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 219 226 301
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (75.00%) SQL
3 21 (47.73%) T-SQL
4 19 (43.18%) Clustering
5 17 (38.64%) Windows
5 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (22.73%) Database Mirroring
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.73%) .NET
10 10 (22.73%) C#
10 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
11 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
12 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 8 (18.18%) Retail
12 8 (18.18%) MVC
12 8 (18.18%) CSS
12 8 (18.18%) HTML
12 8 (18.18%) Project Management
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (18.18%) RDBMS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) Infor CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
7 8 (18.18%) DTS
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) DBA
1 19 (43.18%) Administrator
2 14 (31.82%) Developer
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server DBA
3 13 (29.55%) SQL DBA
4 11 (25.00%) Junior
5 9 (20.45%) Server Administrator
6 8 (18.18%) Junior Applications Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Junior Web Applications Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Junior Web Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Web Applications Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Junior Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Web Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Applications Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Support
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
1 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (18.18%) CSS
2 8 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) WCF
3 2 (4.55%) WPF
4 1 (2.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) Database Mirroring
4 8 (18.18%) MVC
4 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Database Security
6 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.27%) Stress Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Time Management
10 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) SQL
2 21 (47.73%) T-SQL
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) C#
4 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) SonicWALL
2 3 (6.82%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Mitel
3 1 (2.27%) Avaya
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago