Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 219 180
Rank change year-on-year -72 -39 -62
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 259 446 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 1.44% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.20% 4.52% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 214 408 552
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,125 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 8,084 9,871 9,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.83% 31.78% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6,678 8,485 8,542
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,863
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 2018. 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 +64 148 £45,000 - 13
Berkshire +44 107 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Hampshire -40 66 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +21 23 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Surrey -65 21 £32,500 -45.83% 5
Oxfordshire +32 18 £35,000 +37.25% 4
West Sussex -66 12 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Kent +8 10 £31,250 -9.42% 6
East Sussex +1 1 £40,000 -2.44%
Middlesex -3 1 £42,500 -15.00% 3
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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.

1 259 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 187 (72.20%) SQL
3 138 (53.28%) Microsoft
4 109 (42.08%) .NET
5 102 (39.38%) Windows
6 94 (36.29%) C#
7 89 (34.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 85 (32.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 79 (30.50%) T-SQL
10 74 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 73 (28.19%) HTML
12 71 (27.41%) ASP.NET
12 71 (27.41%) CSS
13 69 (26.64%) Windows Server
14 66 (25.48%) MVC
14 66 (25.48%) JavaScript
15 63 (24.32%) jQuery
16 60 (23.17%) SQL Server 2012
17 59 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
18 57 (22.01%) Active Directory
19 53 (20.46%) IIS
19 53 (20.46%) Finance
20 52 (20.08%) Business Intelligence
21 45 (17.37%) WCF
22 44 (16.99%) ASP.NET MVC
22 44 (16.99%) ASP.NET Web API
23 41 (15.83%) Performance Tuning
24 40 (15.44%) .NET Framework
24 40 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
25 39 (15.06%) Web Services

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 53 (20.46%) IIS
2 27 (10.42%) MS Exchange
3 21 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (4.63%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.77%) Drupal
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) SAS
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (8.49%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.77%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.63%) Office 365
3 10 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.36%) DNS
2 23 (8.88%) DHCP
3 14 (5.41%) Internet
4 13 (5.02%) Firewall
5 9 (3.47%) SAN
5 9 (3.47%) VPN
6 8 (3.09%) WAN
7 6 (2.32%) IMAP
7 6 (2.32%) MPLS
7 6 (2.32%) SMTP
8 5 (1.93%) Network Security
8 5 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.54%) IPsec
9 4 (1.54%) PPTP
9 4 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.16%) GoToMeeting
10 3 (1.16%) NAS
10 3 (1.16%) SNMP
10 3 (1.16%) VoIP
10 3 (1.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 89 (34.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (32.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (23.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (15.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (11.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (10.42%) Relational Database
9 22 (8.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (7.72%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.09%) Power BI
13 7 (2.70%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.93%) MySQL
15 4 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (1.16%) Informix
16 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (1.16%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 18 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.09%) ReSharper
4 6 (2.32%) InstallShield
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) JIRA
6 1 (0.39%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 53 (20.46%) Finance
2 7 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.32%) Advertising
4 4 (1.54%) Arabic Language
4 4 (1.54%) French Language
4 4 (1.54%) German Language
4 4 (1.54%) Italian Language
4 4 (1.54%) Marketing
4 4 (1.54%) Polish Language
4 4 (1.54%) Russian Language
4 4 (1.54%) Spanish Language
4 4 (1.54%) Swedish Language
5 3 (1.16%) Retail
5 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.77%) Banking
6 2 (0.77%) Billing
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Games
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (47.10%) Developer
2 67 (25.87%) DBA
2 67 (25.87%) SQL DBA
3 42 (16.22%) Administrator
4 40 (15.44%) SQL Server DBA
5 34 (13.13%) Analyst
6 29 (11.20%) Lead Developer
6 29 (11.20%) Software Developer
7 26 (10.04%) SQL Developer
8 24 (9.27%) C# Developer
9 23 (8.88%) .NET Developer
10 20 (7.72%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (6.95%) Support Analyst
12 16 (6.18%) Lead Software Developer
12 16 (6.18%) SQL Analyst
13 14 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 12 (4.63%) BizTalk Developer
14 12 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
16 10 (3.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (42.08%) .NET
2 73 (28.19%) HTML
3 71 (27.41%) ASP.NET
3 71 (27.41%) CSS
4 63 (24.32%) jQuery
5 45 (17.37%) WCF
6 44 (16.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (16.99%) ASP.NET Web API
7 40 (15.44%) .NET Framework
8 39 (15.06%) Web Services
9 38 (14.67%) XML
10 29 (11.20%) Ajax
11 27 (10.42%) Entity Framework
12 25 (9.65%) AngularJS
12 25 (9.65%) LINQ
13 24 (9.27%) KnockoutJS
13 24 (9.27%) RequireJS
14 16 (6.18%) RESTful
15 15 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
1 20 (7.72%) Private Cloud
2 19 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.95%) Clustering
4 15 (5.79%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.41%) Replication
6 11 (4.25%) NHS
7 10 (3.86%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.93%) PKI
10 4 (1.54%) Fintech
11 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.16%) W3C
12 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.39%) Digital Signage
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 102 (39.38%) Windows
2 69 (26.64%) Windows Server
3 37 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.09%) Windows XP
6 7 (2.70%) Linux
6 7 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.16%) CentOS
8 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.16%) Unix
8 3 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (25.48%) MVC
3 59 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (20.08%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (15.83%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (12.36%) ETL
6 32 (12.36%) Scrum
7 30 (11.58%) Service Management
8 26 (10.04%) CRM
8 26 (10.04%) ITIL
8 26 (10.04%) SDLC
9 25 (9.65%) High Availability
10 24 (9.27%) Logistics
11 22 (8.49%) TDD
12 21 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
12 21 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (7.72%) Migration
14 19 (7.34%) OO
14 19 (7.34%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 187 (72.20%) SQL
2 94 (36.29%) C#
3 79 (30.50%) T-SQL
4 66 (25.48%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.54%) VB
6 4 (1.54%) VBA
7 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.16%) XPath
8 2 (0.77%) Java
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (9.65%) MCSA
3 20 (7.72%) Degree
4 18 (6.95%) MCITP
5 9 (3.47%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.09%) MCSE
7 7 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.54%) MCP
9 4 (1.54%) MCTS
10 2 (0.77%) CCNA
10 2 (0.77%) CCNP
10 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) HNC
11 1 (0.39%) HND
11 1 (0.39%) ISEB
11 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.86%) SLA
2 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.77%) PMO
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 57 (22.01%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (3.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.16%) XenApp
6 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.39%) Docker
7 1 (0.39%) Firmware
7 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.39%) pfSense
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (6.18%) SCCM
2 13 (5.02%) vCenter Server
3 7 (2.70%) SCOM
4 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.16%) Grafana
6 3 (1.16%) Kibana
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.77%) WSUS
8 1 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.39%) Control-M
8 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.39%) Packer
8 1 (0.39%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.39%) Terraform
8 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 138 (53.28%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.81%) VMware
3 21 (8.11%) BMC
4 20 (7.72%) ServiceNow
5 10 (3.86%) Oracle
6 8 (3.09%) Cisco
6 8 (3.09%) Citrix
7 6 (2.32%) HP
8 5 (1.93%) F5
8 5 (1.93%) Tableau
9 4 (1.54%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.54%) Okta
9 4 (1.54%) SAP
9 4 (1.54%) Sybase
10 3 (1.16%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.16%) Informatica
10 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.77%) CA
11 2 (0.77%) IBM
11 2 (0.77%) NetApp