Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 85 88
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -28
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 27 43 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.06% 2.52% 3.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.24% 9.60% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 64
Kent median annual salary £34,500 £47,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.60% +1.62% +8.82%
10th Percentile £20,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £38,750 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 433 448 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 33.03% 26.28% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 376 391 788
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Kent over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Kent

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 19 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
Tunbridge Wells -3 11 £37,500 -37.50%
Maidstone +29 7 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Canterbury - 3 £34,500 -
Chatham +2 2 £35,500 -
Dover - 2 £34,500 -
Dartford -5 1 £45,000 -33.33%
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) MVC
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (40.74%) Marketing
4 11 (40.74%) Web Development
5 10 (37.04%) CSS
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) ETL
9 6 (22.22%) WCF
9 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) LINQ
9 6 (22.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 6 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (22.22%) React
9 6 (22.22%) Front End Development

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VLAN
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (40.74%) Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Junior
5 7 (25.93%) Junior Developer
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Junior SQL Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
10 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
10 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
1 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
1 16 (59.26%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (37.04%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 6 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (22.22%) LINQ
4 6 (22.22%) React
4 6 (22.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 6 (22.22%) WCF
5 5 (18.52%) WinForms
5 5 (18.52%) WPF
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) MVC
2 11 (40.74%) Web Development
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) ETL
3 6 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (18.52%) MVVM
4 5 (18.52%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (3.70%) Creative Thinking
7 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Avaya
2 1 (3.70%) Unisys