The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 44 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 17 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.19% 4.77% 5.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.83% 21.66% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 16
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
173 157 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 32.46% 22.02% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 161 145 138
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Swindon

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Swindon

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 15 (55.56%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) MVC
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 12 (44.44%) jQuery
7 10 (37.04%) TDD
8 9 (33.33%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (25.93%) LINQ
10 7 (25.93%) Ajax
10 7 (25.93%) WCF
10 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
10 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
10 7 (25.93%) Web Services
11 6 (22.22%) IIS
11 6 (22.22%) JSON
11 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (18.52%) Bitbucket
2 5 (18.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (18.52%) NUnit
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Back Office
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Business Developer
7 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
7 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) DBA
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Senior SQL DBA
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior DBA
8 2 (7.41%) Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Junior
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 12 (44.44%) jQuery
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
5 7 (25.93%) WCF
5 7 (25.93%) Ajax
5 7 (25.93%) LINQ
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) JSON
7 5 (18.52%) XML
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
7 5 (18.52%) WPF
7 5 (18.52%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (14.81%) MDX
9 3 (11.11%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) CSS
9 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) SOA
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Network Management
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (14.81%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau