Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 176 170
Rank change year-on-year -143 -6 -72
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 243 539 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.84% 2.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.73% 6.18% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 201 470 678
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,900 £29,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 8,900 8,719 11,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.59% 29.78% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,606 7,509 10,393
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -49 87 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Hampshire -53 71 £43,500 -3.33% 5
Berkshire -18 64 £50,000 +5.26% 10
West Sussex -54 34 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Surrey -89 30 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Buckinghamshire -21 15 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Kent -13 9 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Oxfordshire -21 8 £40,000 - 5
Middlesex +20 6 £41,250 -2.94%
East Sussex -35 2 £41,000 -21.90% 3
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 243 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 176 (72.43%) SQL
3 154 (63.37%) .NET
4 153 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 135 (55.56%) C#
6 110 (45.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 97 (39.92%) MVC
8 96 (39.51%) T-SQL
8 96 (39.51%) ASP.NET
9 89 (36.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (35.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 77 (31.69%) CSS
12 74 (30.45%) HTML
13 69 (28.40%) JavaScript
14 60 (24.69%) jQuery
15 59 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
16 53 (21.81%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (20.58%) Windows
18 47 (19.34%) .NET Framework
19 45 (18.52%) XML
20 44 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
21 42 (17.28%) AngularJS
22 38 (15.64%) Ajax
23 37 (15.23%) SQL Server 2005
23 37 (15.23%) SDLC
23 37 (15.23%) WCF
24 36 (14.81%) Finance
25 35 (14.40%) Entity Framework
25 35 (14.40%) Windows Server

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 25 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.23%) IIS
3 15 (6.17%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.76%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (5.76%) Drupal
5 13 (5.35%) CMS
5 13 (5.35%) WebSphere
6 12 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.70%) Umbraco
8 8 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.23%) Apache
10 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.23%) JBoss
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 19 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.06%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.53%) Office 365
3 8 (3.29%) SaaS
4 5 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.23%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.00%) SAN
2 11 (4.53%) WAN
3 10 (4.12%) Intranet
4 9 (3.70%) NAS
5 8 (3.29%) Internet
6 6 (2.47%) Broadband
6 6 (2.47%) Firewall
7 5 (2.06%) DNS
8 4 (1.65%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.65%) VoIP
9 3 (1.23%) DHCP
9 3 (1.23%) HTTP
9 3 (1.23%) LAN
9 3 (1.23%) PBX
9 3 (1.23%) VLAN
9 3 (1.23%) Wireless
10 2 (0.82%) 4G
10 2 (0.82%) Network Security
10 2 (0.82%) Skype
11 1 (0.41%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 110 (45.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 89 (36.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 87 (35.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (15.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (13.17%) Relational Database
7 27 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (9.88%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (6.58%) RDBMS
9 16 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (6.17%) Power BI
11 13 (5.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (4.94%) MySQL
13 6 (2.47%) PowerCenter
14 5 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (2.06%) QualityStage
14 5 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
15 4 (1.65%) OLAP Cube
15 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (4.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (2.47%) NUnit
6 5 (2.06%) Moq
7 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.82%) JIRA
7 2 (0.82%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 36 (14.81%) Finance
2 21 (8.64%) Manufacturing
3 20 (8.23%) Retail
4 16 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.70%) Back Office
6 7 (2.88%) Legal
7 6 (2.47%) Advertising
7 6 (2.47%) Publishing
8 4 (1.65%) Electronics
8 4 (1.65%) Marketing
9 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 129 (53.09%) Developer
2 73 (30.04%) .NET Developer
3 58 (23.87%) C# Developer
4 48 (19.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (14.40%) DBA
6 30 (12.35%) SQL Developer
7 28 (11.52%) Administrator
8 23 (9.47%) SQL DBA
9 18 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (7.41%) Senior Developer
10 17 (7.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (5.76%) Data Engineer
12 14 (5.76%) Lead Developer
13 13 (5.35%) Software Developer
14 12 (4.94%) Analyst
14 12 (4.94%) SQL Server Developer
15 11 (4.53%) Data Migration Engineer
15 11 (4.53%) Migration Engineer
16 10 (4.12%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (63.37%) .NET
2 96 (39.51%) ASP.NET
3 77 (31.69%) CSS
4 74 (30.45%) HTML
5 60 (24.69%) jQuery
6 47 (19.34%) .NET Framework
7 45 (18.52%) XML
8 44 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (17.28%) AngularJS
10 38 (15.64%) Ajax
11 37 (15.23%) WCF
12 35 (14.40%) Entity Framework
13 30 (12.35%) Web Services
14 29 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (9.88%) RESTful
16 19 (7.82%) ADO.NET
16 19 (7.82%) JSON
16 19 (7.82%) XSLT
17 14 (5.76%) Code First Entity Framework
18 13 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (8.64%) Replication
3 17 (7.00%) Clustering
4 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.76%) FMCG
5 14 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.65%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.65%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.82%) NHS
10 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.41%) Tandem
10 1 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.58%) Windows
2 35 (14.40%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.58%) Linux
5 12 (4.94%) Windows 10
5 12 (4.94%) Windows 7
5 12 (4.94%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (39.92%) MVC
2 87 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.81%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (15.23%) SDLC
5 33 (13.58%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (13.17%) TDD
7 31 (12.76%) Migration
8 30 (12.35%) Data Migration
8 30 (12.35%) OO
8 30 (12.35%) Scrum
9 28 (11.52%) ETL
10 26 (10.70%) ITIL
10 26 (10.70%) Unit Testing
11 21 (8.64%) CRM
12 19 (7.82%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (7.41%) High Availability
13 18 (7.41%) Logistics
13 18 (7.41%) OOD
14 17 (7.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 176 (72.43%) SQL
2 135 (55.56%) C#
3 96 (39.51%) T-SQL
4 69 (28.40%) JavaScript
5 31 (12.76%) VB.NET
6 19 (7.82%) VBA
7 17 (7.00%) VB
8 11 (4.53%) VB6
9 10 (4.12%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.65%) C
11 3 (1.23%) Perl
11 3 (1.23%) PHP
11 3 (1.23%) Ruby
12 2 (0.82%) Python
13 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (10.29%) Degree
2 19 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.53%) MCTS
4 9 (3.70%) MCSA
5 8 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.29%) MCITP
6 7 (2.88%) MCSE
7 4 (1.65%) CCNA
7 4 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.82%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.41%) MCAD
10 1 (0.41%) MCP
10 1 (0.41%) MCSD
10 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.06%) GDPR
3 5 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.65%) QA
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (11.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.47%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.65%) vSphere
6 3 (1.23%) OpenAM
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (4.53%) Perfmon
2 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (2.47%) SCCM
4 3 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.23%) Puppet
4 3 (1.23%) WSUS
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 153 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.47%) Oracle
3 15 (6.17%) VMware
4 12 (4.94%) Xamarin
5 11 (4.53%) HP
6 10 (4.12%) Capita
7 7 (2.88%) BMC
7 7 (2.88%) Citrix
8 6 (2.47%) IBM
8 6 (2.47%) Informatica
8 6 (2.47%) Sybase
8 6 (2.47%) Telerik
9 5 (2.06%) Aderant
9 5 (2.06%) Infragistics
9 5 (2.06%) LexisNexis
9 5 (2.06%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.06%) Trillium
10 4 (1.65%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.65%) Cognos
10 4 (1.65%) SAP