The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 93 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 -26  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 13 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.23% 1.16% 3.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 4.04% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 34
Median salary £36,750 £25,250 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.54% -41.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £44,450 £55,700
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 297 322 368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 34.86% 28.80% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 257 239 266
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Gloucestershire

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Gloucester +5 1 £31,000 -25.30%
SQL Server 2008
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) DTS
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) QlikView
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) ERD
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) MCSD
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle