Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 389 353 334
Rank change year-on-year -36 -19 +2
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 25 30 197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.21% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.81% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 164
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £36,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £55,000 £49,375 £62,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,850 £65,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 3,942 3,717 7,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.82% 25.75% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,022 3,062 6,069
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £74,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021. 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
Hampshire -23 10 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Thames Valley -20 7 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Berkshire -14 4 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Kent -23 4 £41,250 -13.16%
Middlesex - 3 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +3 2 £42,500 -5.56%
West Sussex +4 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (32.00%) C#
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (28.00%) OO
6 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (28.00%) OOD
6 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) Workflow
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (20.00%) VMware
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) ETL
8 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio

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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (8.00%) Azure
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) VLAN
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.00%) OLTP
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (8.00%) Tableau
8 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) DTS
8 1 (4.00%) Power BI
8 1 (4.00%) QlikView
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Presentation Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) IT Support
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) DBA
5 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) CRM Developer
6 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (12.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (16.00%) Ajax
5 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (16.00%) WCF
6 3 (12.00%) Middleware
6 3 (12.00%) WinForms
6 3 (12.00%) XML
7 1 (4.00%) CSS
7 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
1 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) OOD
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (24.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (16.00%) Change Control
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) Contract Management
5 4 (16.00%) Document Management
5 4 (16.00%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (16.00%) Release Management
5 4 (16.00%) Remarketing
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.00%) VB
7 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp
4 4 (16.00%) Veeam
5 3 (12.00%) Informatica