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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 62 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.39% 2.21% 2.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.87% 7.98% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 22
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +68.06%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.84%
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
216 238 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.42% 27.74% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 186 222 340
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 30 July 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Southampton

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (56.41%) SQL
3 16 (41.03%) T-SQL
3 16 (41.03%) .NET
3 16 (41.03%) C#
3 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) Retail
4 14 (35.90%) Clustering
4 14 (35.90%) MVC
4 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
4 14 (35.90%) CSS
4 14 (35.90%) HTML
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (28.21%) Windows
7 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (23.08%) Database Mirroring
9 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (20.51%) Project Management
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
10 7 (17.95%) DTS
10 7 (17.95%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
5 7 (17.95%) DTS
5 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (35.90%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Junior
3 15 (38.46%) DBA
4 14 (35.90%) Applications Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Web Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Junior Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Junior Web Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Junior Applications Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Junior Web Applications Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Web Applications Developer
5 13 (33.33%) Administrator
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server DBA
6 11 (28.21%) SQL DBA
7 9 (23.08%) Server Administrator
8 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Junior DBA
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
1 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
2 14 (35.90%) CSS
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) WCF
3 2 (5.13%) WPF
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) MVC
3 12 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (23.08%) Database Mirroring
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.82%) Database Security
6 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.56%) Time Management
10 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.56%) Scrum
10 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) T-SQL
2 16 (41.03%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) HL7
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
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