The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 92 95
Rank change year-on-year -25 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.82% 2.42% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 7.81% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 42 31
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,850 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 522 576 549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 28.48% 30.92% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 463 502 487
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,804 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Bristol

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth +2 2 £30,000 -7.69%
SQL Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) .NET
5 11 (36.67%) C#
6 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (33.33%) CSS
7 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (26.67%) Skype
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (26.67%) VPN
8 8 (26.67%) MVC
9 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (23.33%) Web Development
9 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
9 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
9 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (23.33%) Patch Management
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
10 6 (20.00%) Change Control

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) CMS
1 6 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Skype
1 8 (26.67%) VPN
2 6 (20.00%) NAS
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) Intranet
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) MPLS
4 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (3.33%) Big Data
8 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (3.33%) CorVu
8 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.33%) Ingres
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (3.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Support
4 3 (10.00%) Network Support
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
5 6 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
7 2 (6.67%) jQuery
7 2 (6.67%) XSL
8 1 (3.33%) Ajax
8 1 (3.33%) JSON
8 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (23.33%) Patch Management
2 7 (23.33%) Web Development
3 6 (20.00%) Change Control
3 6 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 5 (16.67%) ISMS
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 5 (16.67%) Security Management
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Communications Security
6 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VBScript
6 2 (6.67%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.67%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.00%) Firmware
2 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix
2 6 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) CommVault
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Avaya
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Capita
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Informatica
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Tableau
6 1 (3.33%) Talend
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