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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 16 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 64 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 1.72% 41.29% 23.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% 52.89% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 60 20
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SQL Server 2008
Kent

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
8 121 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 13.79% 78.06% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 114 46
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 19 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (43.75%) Replication
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle
8 5 (31.25%) OLAP
8 5 (31.25%) OLTP
8 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 5 (31.25%) Project Management
8 5 (31.25%) Migration
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (25.00%) SunGard
9 4 (25.00%) .NET
10 3 (18.75%) Ajax
10 3 (18.75%) Scrum
10 3 (18.75%) MVC
10 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) DMZ
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (31.25%) OLAP
5 5 (31.25%) OLTP
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) JSUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
1 1 (6.25%) Grunt
1 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Music Industry
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) DBA
2 6 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 6 (37.50%) Senior DBA
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) Sass
4 1 (6.25%) LESS
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) SignalR
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) JDBC
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Blog
5 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Process Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) SunGard
4 1 (6.25%) Software AG
4 1 (6.25%) webMethods