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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 66 61 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 22 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.50% 2.04% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.86% 8.33% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 10
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,100 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £60,000 £39,800
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
280 228 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.82% 24.44% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 235 215 297
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 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%

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 4 May 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 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 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (85.00%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) T-SQL
4 17 (42.50%) Windows
5 16 (40.00%) Clustering
5 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
10 9 (22.50%) Firewall
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 8 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
12 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
12 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
12 7 (17.50%) DTS
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (17.50%) Project Management
13 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (15.00%) QA
13 6 (15.00%) SonicWALL
14 5 (12.50%) ISTQB

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Infor CRM
2 2 (5.00%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) Network Security
4 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
6 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
6 7 (17.50%) DTS
6 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) DBA
1 17 (42.50%) Administrator
2 13 (32.50%) SQL DBA
3 12 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (22.50%) Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Server Administrator
6 6 (15.00%) Junior
7 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Systems Support
7 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Technology Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Junior Applications Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Junior Web Applications Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) WPF
3 1 (2.50%) MDX
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) iPhone
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
4 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
4 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) CRM
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Stress Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Database Security
9 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) T-SQL
3 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) SonicWALL
3 4 (10.00%) Mitel
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Avaya
5 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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