Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 411 296 380
Rank change year-on-year -115 +84 -80
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 36 36 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 1.33% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 83
10th Percentile £37,000 £27,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% - +4.40%
75th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%

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 4,487 2,701 5,853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.26% 26.98% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,065 2,345 4,935
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Sussex - 13 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire -83 10 £50,000 -14.89% 3
Thames Valley -78 5 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Surrey -70 4 £52,500 -8.70%
Berkshire -39 3 £30,000 - 2
Kent - 3 £42,500 - 3
Oxfordshire -25 2 £35,000 -6.67%
East Sussex -23 1 £50,000 +19.05% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
3 24 (66.67%) SQL
4 18 (50.00%) C#
5 17 (47.22%) Degree
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (36.11%) T-SQL
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (30.56%) XML
9 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
9 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
9 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (30.56%) Black-Box Testing
9 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
9 11 (30.56%) White-Box Testing
10 10 (27.78%) Azure
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (25.00%) Migration
11 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (22.22%) MS Access
12 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 8 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
13 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
13 7 (19.44%) HTML
13 7 (19.44%) .NET

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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Azure
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (5.56%) AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.78%) Nutanix
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) VPN
3 4 (11.11%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) VoIP
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
4 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) VLAN
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.78%) PBX
6 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (22.22%) MS Access
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (5.56%) QlikView
10 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2019
11 1 (2.78%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
1 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (19.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (13.89%) Social Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Automotive
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Tester
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Regression Tester
3 7 (19.44%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (13.89%) DBA
4 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 3 (8.33%) Production DBA
6 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Production DBA
7 2 (5.56%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) XML
2 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) WCF
3 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (13.89%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) jQuery
3 5 (13.89%) RESTful
3 5 (13.89%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
1 5 (13.89%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) FMCG
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Black-Box Testing
1 11 (30.56%) Regression Testing
1 11 (30.56%) White-Box Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
3 7 (19.44%) MVC
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Prototyping
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
4 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
4 5 (13.89%) System Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Database Mirroring
5 4 (11.11%) Information Security
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) T-SQL
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.11%) VB
8 3 (8.33%) VB6
9 1 (2.78%) VBA
9 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.89%) MCSA
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.56%) HNC
4 2 (5.56%) HND
4 2 (5.56%) MCITP
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) CCENT
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) DFS Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Firmware
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) NetCrunch
2 1 (2.78%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco
2 4 (11.11%) Dell
2 4 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) EMC
3 2 (5.56%) Veeam
4 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.78%) Aruba
4 1 (2.78%) Avaya
4 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) IDERA
4 1 (2.78%) Meraki
4 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) Xerox
4 1 (2.78%) Zerto