The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 102 95 77
Rank change year-on-year -7 -18  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 45 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.18% 2.09% 2.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.51% 8.40% 10.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 54
Median salary £35,000 £37,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.04% -17.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £45,000 £55,000
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 443 536 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 26.12% 24.94% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 371 439 444
Median salary £44,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.95% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Peterborough -16 13 £31,000 -16.77%
Cambridge +1 6 £46,000 +22.66% 2
SQL Server 2008
East of England

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) MVC
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) HTML
5 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (37.04%) C#
6 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
7 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 8 (29.63%) WCF
8 8 (29.63%) iPad
8 8 (29.63%) Apple iOS
8 8 (29.63%) Mobile Development
8 8 (29.63%) MS Access
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) Apple
8 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
8 8 (29.63%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (29.63%) Web Services
8 8 (29.63%) XML
8 8 (29.63%) Banking
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) ODBC
10 6 (22.22%) IIS
10 6 (22.22%) SAP
10 6 (22.22%) iTunes
10 6 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (22.22%) iOS Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) nopCommerce
1 3 (11.11%) Sage 50
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) Exchequer
2 1 (3.70%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (3.70%) Sage 1000
2 1 (3.70%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (29.63%) MS Access
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (11.11%) SAP HANA
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) Power BI
5 2 (7.41%) QlikView
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MSTest
1 4 (14.81%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Programmer
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior .NET Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Programme Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (14.81%) WCF Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) WCF
4 8 (29.63%) Web Services
4 8 (29.63%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) JSON
5 6 (22.22%) ODBC
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (14.81%) LINQ
7 4 (14.81%) WPF
8 3 (11.11%) SAP Basis
9 1 (3.70%) Ajax
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.70%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) jQuery
9 1 (3.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (29.63%) iPad
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Apple iOS
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) Mobile Development
3 6 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 6 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Feasibility Study
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) High Availability
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
8 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (14.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Apple
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 5 (18.52%) Pegasus
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Sage
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