Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 100 65
Rank change year-on-year +30 -35 +17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 46 15 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.43% 1.13% 3.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.75% 2.91% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 11 47
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,575 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,100 £62,500 £46,500
South West median annual salary £41,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.06% +5.33% -

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 Somerset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 526 515 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.25% 38.63% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 451 457 398
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,825
% change year-on-year -1.23% +4.31% +3.53%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Somerset

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset 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
Bath +27 42 £41,250 +3.13% 3
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £22,500 -
Taunton +15 1 £36,750 +13.08%
SQL Server 2008
South West

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 Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (86.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (80.43%) Business Intelligence
4 36 (78.26%) SQL
5 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
6 33 (71.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (69.57%) T-SQL
8 27 (58.70%) Finance
9 26 (56.52%) Manufacturing
9 26 (56.52%) Programme Management
9 26 (56.52%) Marketing
9 26 (56.52%) SAP
9 26 (56.52%) Electronics
9 26 (56.52%) Telecoms
9 26 (56.52%) Digital Marketing
10 25 (54.35%) Data Modelling
11 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (39.13%) QlikView
14 14 (30.43%) Relational Database
14 14 (30.43%) RDBMS
15 13 (28.26%) Star Schema
15 13 (28.26%) Scrum
15 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (28.26%) Kimball Methodology
15 13 (28.26%) Data Architecture
15 13 (28.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 13 (28.26%) Strategic Thinking
16 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (26.09%) Data Analysis

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (86.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (71.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (47.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 18 (39.13%) QlikView
7 14 (30.43%) RDBMS
7 14 (30.43%) Relational Database
8 13 (28.26%) Star Schema
9 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (4.35%) SSDT
12 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (58.70%) Finance
2 26 (56.52%) Electronics
2 26 (56.52%) Manufacturing
2 26 (56.52%) Marketing
2 26 (56.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 6 (13.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) SQL BI Developer
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Developer
3 15 (32.61%) SSRS Developer
4 13 (28.26%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 11 (23.91%) DBA
6 10 (21.74%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Developer
7 9 (19.57%) SQL DBA
8 8 (17.39%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (15.22%) Lead Developer
10 6 (13.04%) Database Developer
10 6 (13.04%) SQL Database Developer
10 6 (13.04%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (13.04%) Team Leader
11 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
12 3 (6.52%) Administrator
13 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Structures
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Digital Media
3 6 (13.04%) FMCG
3 6 (13.04%) IPTV
3 6 (13.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
1 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (56.52%) Digital Marketing
2 26 (56.52%) Programme Management
3 25 (54.35%) Data Modelling
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 13 (28.26%) Data Architecture
4 13 (28.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 13 (28.26%) Scrum
4 13 (28.26%) Strategic Thinking
5 12 (26.09%) Data Analysis
6 11 (23.91%) ETL
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
9 2 (4.35%) ERP
10 1 (2.17%) ITIL
10 1 (2.17%) Process Management
10 1 (2.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) SQL
2 32 (69.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 26 (56.52%) SAP
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com