The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tunbridge Wells region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 36 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 2.11% 16.10% 7.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.84% 35.85% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
SQL Server 2008
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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 Tunbridge Wells region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
62 53 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 43.66% 44.92% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 19
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 14 (66.67%) C#
4 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 14 (66.67%) MVC
5 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (52.38%) Degree
7 8 (38.10%) WCF
7 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
7 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
7 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (28.57%) Replication
8 6 (28.57%) Clustering
8 6 (28.57%) Workflow
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) CRM
8 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) Web Services
8 6 (28.57%) XML
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
8 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (23.81%) Redis
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) NCrunch
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) DBA
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 6 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 5 (23.81%) C# Application Developer
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Applications Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Applications Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
3 8 (38.10%) WCF
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
4 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (28.57%) XML
5 5 (23.81%) MSMQ
5 5 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (23.81%) SignalR
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (23.81%) Dapper ORM
6 3 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 6 (28.57%) Clustering
3 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (23.81%) Blog
3 5 (23.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) Workflow
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 6 (28.57%) Wealth Management
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Data Management
3 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 14 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft