Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 272 235 142
Rank change year-on-year -37 -93 -19
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 58 120 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 1.02% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.43% 3.56% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41 109 218
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% -4.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,600 £62,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,382 3,369 3,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.22% 28.60% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,888 2,823 2,882
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,902 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +4.23% -
10th Percentile £29,675 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the East of England

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +19 17 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Hertfordshire -20 14 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Bedfordshire -15 13 £70,000 +100.00%
Essex +6 12 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Suffolk +3 2 £35,000 -9.68%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (84.48%) SQL
3 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
4 25 (43.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (41.38%) T-SQL
6 21 (36.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (32.76%) C#
8 19 (32.76%) .NET
9 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (27.59%) ETL
11 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (22.41%) Windows
12 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (22.41%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
13 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (18.97%) Replication
14 10 (17.24%) Clustering
14 10 (17.24%) CSS
14 10 (17.24%) HTML
14 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
14 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
14 10 (17.24%) High Availability
15 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (15.52%) DTS
15 9 (15.52%) Client/Server

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) Office 365
4 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (36.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (34.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (15.52%) DTS
7 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
8 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (8.62%) ProClarity
10 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (3.45%) MySQL
11 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) gulp
3 1 (1.72%) jspm
3 1 (1.72%) Moq
3 1 (1.72%) MSTest
3 1 (1.72%) NUnit
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Games
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) DBA
1 24 (41.38%) SQL DBA
2 15 (25.86%) Administrator
3 13 (22.41%) Developer
4 9 (15.52%) SQL Server DBA
5 8 (13.79%) Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Backend Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
8 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
3 10 (17.24%) CSS
3 10 (17.24%) HTML
4 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.90%) jQuery
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Ajax
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) Node.js
6 1 (1.72%) React
6 1 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (1.72%) Sass
6 1 (1.72%) SignalR
6 1 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Replication
2 10 (17.24%) Clustering
3 9 (15.52%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.72%) Fintech
7 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) ETL
2 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (22.41%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (18.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (17.24%) High Availability
6 9 (15.52%) Migration
7 7 (12.07%) Change Management
8 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) ITIL
9 5 (8.62%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.90%) SDLC
10 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.17%) ERP
11 3 (5.17%) MVC
11 3 (5.17%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 49 (84.48%) SQL
2 24 (41.38%) T-SQL
3 19 (32.76%) C#
4 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) VB
6 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.45%) R
8 1 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) MCTS
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.45%) vSphere
1 2 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.45%) NetApp
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Veeam
6 1 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) Infor
6 1 (1.72%) RedGate