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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +23 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.38% 2.58% 3.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.04% 8.39% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 30
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +41.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,350 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 Kent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 276 298 447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 41.26% 30.72% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 248 268 410
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Rochester - 14 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells 0 5 £37,500 -31.81%
Folkestone - 5 £32,500 -
Maidstone +4 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Canterbury - 3 £34,500 -
Chatham +5 2 £34,000 - 1
Dover - 1 £34,500 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (74.42%) HTML
2 32 (74.42%) JavaScript
3 30 (69.77%) .NET
3 30 (69.77%) ASP.NET
3 30 (69.77%) C#
4 25 (58.14%) MVC
4 25 (58.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
5 24 (55.81%) CSS
6 23 (53.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
7 21 (48.84%) React
8 20 (46.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (41.86%) SQL
9 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (39.53%) Web Services
10 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
10 17 (39.53%) HTML5
11 16 (37.21%) Node.js
12 13 (30.23%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (30.23%) Web Development
13 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (25.58%) Windows
13 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
13 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (20.93%) SOAP

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 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (20.93%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (58.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (53.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (46.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (30.23%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (18.60%) Power BI
6 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (6.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.65%) MySQL
10 1 (2.33%) DTS
10 1 (2.33%) OLAP
10 1 (2.33%) OLTP
10 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Developer
3 16 (37.21%) Software Developer
4 13 (30.23%) .NET Developer
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Developer
6 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.63%) WinForms Developer
7 5 (11.63%) WPF Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.98%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.65%) Access Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Server Support
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (74.42%) HTML
2 30 (69.77%) .NET
2 30 (69.77%) ASP.NET
3 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (55.81%) CSS
5 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
5 21 (48.84%) React
6 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
6 17 (39.53%) HTML5
6 17 (39.53%) Web Services
7 16 (37.21%) Node.js
8 9 (20.93%) SOAP
9 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (18.60%) WinForms
9 8 (18.60%) WPF
9 8 (18.60%) XML
10 5 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (11.63%) LINQ
10 5 (11.63%) WCF
11 2 (4.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) MVC
2 13 (30.23%) Web Development
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (18.60%) Document Management
4 8 (18.60%) MVVM
4 8 (18.60%) Practice Management
4 8 (18.60%) Scrum
5 5 (11.63%) ETL
5 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
5 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
6 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Database Optimisation
7 3 (6.98%) ERP
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Validation
8 2 (4.65%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (2.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) JavaScript
2 30 (69.77%) C#
3 18 (41.86%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) iManage
2 8 (18.60%) LexisNexis
3 1 (2.33%) Infor
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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