Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 59 74
Rank change year-on-year -27 +15 -24
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 86 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.00% 4.05% 2.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.38% 13.21% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 72 67
Essex median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £38,650 £36,000 £30,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +3.45%

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 Essex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 439 651 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.40% 30.66% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 358 498 565
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Essex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Essex

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Brentwood +7 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Colchester - 6 £45,000 -
Epping - 3 £40,000 -
Chelmsford -20 2 £40,750 +10.14% 1
SQL Server 2008
East of England

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

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (85.71%) SQL
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (57.14%) .NET
5 15 (53.57%) C#
6 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
8 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
9 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (28.57%) Node.js
11 7 (25.00%) MVC
11 7 (25.00%) Finance
11 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 7 (25.00%) Windows
11 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (21.43%) Linux
12 6 (21.43%) ITIL
12 6 (21.43%) OLTP
12 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (64.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (21.43%) MySQL
6 6 (21.43%) OLAP
6 6 (21.43%) OLTP
7 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
7 5 (17.86%) QlikView
8 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
9 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 6 (21.43%) ETL Developer
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Customer Communications Manager
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) Node.js
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (21.43%) REST
4 6 (21.43%) SOAP
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.86%) MDX
5 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) HTML5
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 6 (21.43%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Data Integration
4 5 (17.86%) Data Transformation
4 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
4 5 (17.86%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (17.86%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (17.86%) Ticket Management
5 4 (14.29%) High Availability
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
4 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 5 (17.86%) VBScript
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) MCITP
3 3 (10.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) GDPR
2 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Xamarin