The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 47 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.30% 1.49% 6.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 4.35% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 18
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -2.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 99 92 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 29.46% 34.33% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 90 89 98
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL
3 2 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Fireworks
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Flash
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Software Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) Flash
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) WSDL
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) WAI
1 2 (50.00%) WCAG
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe