Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 143 117
Rank change year-on-year -19 -26 -13
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.37% 0.55% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 2.24% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 41
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £27,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.41% -32.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £48,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 709 625 822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.00% 24.40% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 575 512 742
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,850 £30,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridge

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Cambridge over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (90.00%) XAML
2 9 (90.00%) NUnit
2 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) LINQ
2 9 (90.00%) MSTest
2 9 (90.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (10.00%) DocumentDB
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (10.00%) SOLID
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) BBC
3 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DocumentDB
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MSTest
1 9 (90.00%) NUnit
General
1 9 (90.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) C# Developer
2 9 (90.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Developer
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 9 (90.00%) WCF Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Programmer
3 4 (40.00%) Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior SQL Server Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (90.00%) LINQ
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (10.00%) BBC
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) SOLID
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) XAML
3 1 (10.00%) SQL