The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank - - 11
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - 5.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
SQL Server 2008
South East

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 Thames Valley region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 7.69% 37.50% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in the Thames Valley