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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 101 84
Rank change year-on-year -11 -17  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.45% 0.65% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.66% 2.83% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 31
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £26,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 361 318 423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 27.22% 23.01% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 294 264 376
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) XAML
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) NUnit
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
2 7 (70.00%) WPF
2 7 (70.00%) LINQ
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (70.00%) MSTest
2 7 (70.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) SAP HANA
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Basis
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (30.00%) SAP HANA
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MSTest
1 7 (70.00%) NUnit
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (70.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Developer
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 7 (70.00%) WCF Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (70.00%) LINQ
1 7 (70.00%) WCF
1 7 (70.00%) WPF
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) XAML
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Pegasus
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