Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 361 313 339
Rank change year-on-year -48 +26 -163
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 34 209 231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.81% 2.95% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 176 200
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.94% -3.33%
10th Percentile £38,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 4,189 7,090 9,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.72% 27.21% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,433 5,949 7,746
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the South East.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the South East over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the South East

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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
Thames Valley -1 14 £47,500 -5.00%
Berkshire +24 13 £47,500 -13.64%
Hampshire +21 7 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex - 5 £45,000 -
Kent +18 4 £47,500 +58.33%
West Sussex +20 2 £37,500 -16.67%
Surrey +10 2 £48,750 -15.22% 1
Oxfordshire +13 1 £45,000 +28.57%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (67.65%) SQL
3 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) C#
5 16 (47.06%) T-SQL
6 14 (41.18%) .NET
7 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (29.41%) Windows
10 9 (26.47%) CSS
10 9 (26.47%) HTML
10 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
11 8 (23.53%) Azure
11 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
12 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
12 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
12 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
12 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (20.59%) SAN
12 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (20.59%) jQuery
12 7 (20.59%) Finance
12 7 (20.59%) Power BI
12 7 (20.59%) Power Platform
13 6 (17.65%) Presales
13 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (17.65%) Migration
14 5 (14.71%) Scrum

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) SAS
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Azure
2 7 (20.59%) Power Platform
3 4 (11.76%) AWS
4 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.88%) Office 365
4 2 (5.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) Skype
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) Power BI
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.94%) DTS
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) IT Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Database Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Dynamics NAV Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Support
7 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) CSS
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 7 (20.59%) jQuery
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.71%) Ajax
5 4 (11.76%) Web Services
6 3 (8.82%) WinForms
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.94%) LINQ
7 1 (2.94%) WCF
7 1 (2.94%) WPF
7 1 (2.94%) XHTML
7 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Contactless
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Presales
4 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.76%) Product Roadmap
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (5.88%) Statistics
7 2 (5.88%) System Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) T-SQL
4 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
6 5 (14.71%) VBA
7 4 (11.76%) X++
8 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.94%) VB
9 1 (2.94%) VB6
9 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (14.71%) vSphere
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.88%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) EMC
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.88%) RedGate
4 2 (5.88%) Sophos
4 2 (5.88%) Splunk
4 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) Zerto