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 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 79 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.79% 2.40% 1.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 7.12% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 16
Average salary £27,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.48% -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
253 309 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.38% 33.66% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 244 276 233
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 13 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
3 18 (85.71%) C#
3 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (76.19%) Retail
4 16 (76.19%) HTML
4 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
4 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
4 16 (76.19%) CSS
4 16 (76.19%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (14.29%) High Availability
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Replication
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) Clustering
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (9.52%) OOP
7 2 (9.52%) OLAP

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) OLTP
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (76.19%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
1 16 (76.19%) Junior
2 15 (71.43%) Applications Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Junior Applications Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Junior Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Junior Web Applications Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Junior Web Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Web Applications Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Database Architect
3 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Database Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) VMware