Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 190 182
Rank change year-on-year -114 -8 -75
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 262 511 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 1.77% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 5.68% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 217 455 621
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.12%

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 8,358 8,992 10,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.67% 31.07% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,033 7,677 9,674
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +29 141 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Berkshire +37 105 £50,000 +8.11% 9
Hampshire -53 70 £47,500 +14.46% 10
Buckinghamshire +24 28 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Surrey -93 19 £32,500 -45.83% 1
West Sussex -46 17 £39,000 -28.44% 2
Kent -20 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Oxfordshire -14 8 £37,500 +3.45% 3
Middlesex +13 2 £42,500 -
East Sussex -32 1 £40,000 -21.95% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 262 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 194 (74.05%) SQL
3 154 (58.78%) .NET
4 146 (55.73%) Microsoft
5 139 (53.05%) C#
6 104 (39.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 103 (39.31%) T-SQL
8 95 (36.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 91 (34.73%) ASP.NET
10 88 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (33.21%) MVC
12 86 (32.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 81 (30.92%) CSS
14 78 (29.77%) HTML
15 73 (27.86%) JavaScript
16 71 (27.10%) jQuery
17 66 (25.19%) Windows
18 55 (20.99%) Finance
18 55 (20.99%) WCF
19 53 (20.23%) Problem-Solving
20 51 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
21 50 (19.08%) IIS
22 49 (18.70%) Web Services
22 49 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
23 46 (17.56%) Active Directory
24 45 (17.18%) .NET Framework
24 45 (17.18%) Windows Server
25 42 (16.03%) ETL
25 42 (16.03%) Ajax
25 42 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API

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 50 (19.08%) IIS
2 22 (8.40%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.11%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (6.11%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.58%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.44%) Drupal
6 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.76%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (0.76%) Office 365
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.02%) DNS
2 13 (4.96%) Internet
3 12 (4.58%) DHCP
4 10 (3.82%) Intranet
4 10 (3.82%) SAN
5 9 (3.44%) VPN
6 8 (3.05%) NAS
7 7 (2.67%) Firewall
7 7 (2.67%) MPLS
8 6 (2.29%) Broadband
8 6 (2.29%) IMAP
8 6 (2.29%) SMTP
9 5 (1.91%) IPsec
9 5 (1.91%) PPTP
10 4 (1.53%) WAN
11 2 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.76%) Network Security
11 2 (0.76%) OSPF
11 2 (0.76%) VLAN
11 2 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 104 (39.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (36.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (32.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (15.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 39 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (14.12%) Relational Database
8 24 (9.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 23 (8.78%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (7.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (6.49%) RDBMS
12 10 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (3.82%) MySQL
13 9 (3.44%) Power BI
14 7 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (2.29%) PowerCenter
16 5 (1.91%) QualityStage
16 5 (1.91%) SAP Data Services
17 3 (1.15%) Informix
17 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (9.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.11%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.67%) ReSharper
3 7 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (1.91%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.91%) InstallShield
5 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.38%) JIRA
6 1 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 55 (20.99%) Finance
2 13 (4.96%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.82%) Retail
4 9 (3.44%) Legal
4 9 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.05%) Advertising
6 4 (1.53%) Electronics
6 4 (1.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.76%) Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) French Language
7 2 (0.76%) German Language
7 2 (0.76%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.76%) Polish Language
7 2 (0.76%) Publishing
7 2 (0.76%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.76%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 144 (54.96%) Developer
2 50 (19.08%) C# Developer
3 46 (17.56%) .NET Developer
4 43 (16.41%) DBA
5 42 (16.03%) SQL DBA
6 34 (12.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (12.21%) Lead Developer
7 32 (12.21%) SQL Developer
7 32 (12.21%) SQL Server DBA
8 31 (11.83%) Analyst
9 28 (10.69%) Administrator
10 25 (9.54%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (7.25%) Software Developer
11 19 (7.25%) SQL Analyst
12 16 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (6.11%) BizTalk Developer
12 16 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (5.34%) Data Engineer
13 14 (5.34%) Lead Software Developer
13 14 (5.34%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (58.78%) .NET
2 91 (34.73%) ASP.NET
3 81 (30.92%) CSS
4 78 (29.77%) HTML
5 71 (27.10%) jQuery
6 55 (20.99%) WCF
7 49 (18.70%) Web Services
8 45 (17.18%) .NET Framework
9 42 (16.03%) Ajax
9 42 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (15.65%) XML
11 37 (14.12%) AngularJS
12 34 (12.98%) Entity Framework
13 25 (9.54%) KnockoutJS
14 22 (8.40%) RESTful
15 19 (7.25%) RequireJS
16 18 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (6.87%) LINQ
16 18 (6.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (6.49%) Private Cloud
3 11 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.82%) Clustering
4 10 (3.82%) NHS
5 9 (3.44%) Driving Licence
6 8 (3.05%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.67%) FMCG
8 6 (2.29%) Replication
9 5 (1.91%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.15%) Fintech
10 3 (1.15%) W3C
11 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.19%) Windows
2 45 (17.18%) Windows Server
3 19 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.20%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.44%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.05%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.53%) Linux
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.15%) Unix
10 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Solaris
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.21%) MVC
3 53 (20.23%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (16.03%) ETL
6 36 (13.74%) OO
6 36 (13.74%) SDLC
7 35 (13.36%) Scrum
8 32 (12.21%) Migration
9 29 (11.07%) CRM
9 29 (11.07%) OOD
10 27 (10.31%) Logistics
10 27 (10.31%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (8.78%) TDD
12 20 (7.63%) Service Management
13 18 (6.87%) Data Migration
13 18 (6.87%) High Availability
13 18 (6.87%) Incident Management
13 18 (6.87%) Problem Management
13 18 (6.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 194 (74.05%) SQL
2 139 (53.05%) C#
3 103 (39.31%) T-SQL
4 73 (27.86%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.87%) VB.NET
6 16 (6.11%) VBA
7 9 (3.44%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.91%) VB
8 5 (1.91%) VB6
9 3 (1.15%) XPath
10 2 (0.76%) PHP
10 2 (0.76%) Ruby
11 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (10.69%) Degree
2 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.91%) MCSA
3 5 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) CCNA
6 2 (0.76%) CCNP
6 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.38%) MCITP
7 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) Data Quality
1 6 (2.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.91%) GDPR
2 5 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.53%) SLA
4 2 (0.76%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 46 (17.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.05%) Terminal Server
4 7 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.53%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.15%) SCCM
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.76%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.38%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.38%) SCOM
6 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 146 (55.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.87%) BMC
2 18 (6.87%) VMware
3 17 (6.49%) Oracle
3 17 (6.49%) ServiceNow
4 14 (5.34%) Xamarin
5 10 (3.82%) Citrix
6 9 (3.44%) Sybase
7 6 (2.29%) Informatica
7 6 (2.29%) SAP
8 5 (1.91%) Aderant
8 5 (1.91%) IBM
8 5 (1.91%) Infragistics
8 5 (1.91%) LexisNexis
8 5 (1.91%) Tableau
8 5 (1.91%) Trillium
9 4 (1.53%) Cisco
9 4 (1.53%) HP
9 4 (1.53%) Lumension
10 2 (0.76%) F5