Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 172 109
Rank change year-on-year -34 -63 -17
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 485 686 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.58% 1.95% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.01% 6.64% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 437 594 1057
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,575 £29,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 9687 10335 13788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.48% 29.36% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8336 9079 11774
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Surrey +30 148 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Hampshire -23 128 £40,000 +3.23% 3
Thames Valley -73 97 £45,000 -5.26% 5
West Sussex -24 75 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Berkshire -24 59 £50,000 - 4
Kent +5 27 £34,500 -27.01% 1
Buckinghamshire -43 21 £45,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire -20 17 £35,000 -8.50% 1
East Sussex -14 5 £41,000 +2.50%
Middlesex +14 2 £50,000 +11.11%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 485 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 354 (72.99%) SQL
3 280 (57.73%) .NET
4 276 (56.91%) Microsoft
5 253 (52.16%) C#
6 207 (42.68%) ASP.NET
7 202 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
8 201 (41.44%) JavaScript
9 193 (39.79%) MVC
10 184 (37.94%) HTML
11 162 (33.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 158 (32.58%) T-SQL
13 143 (29.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 141 (29.07%) Windows
15 134 (27.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 119 (24.54%) jQuery
17 112 (23.09%) TDD
18 107 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 104 (21.44%) .NET Framework
20 101 (20.82%) Ajax
21 93 (19.18%) Visual Studio
22 92 (18.97%) XML
23 91 (18.76%) Windows Server
24 89 (18.35%) Finance
25 87 (17.94%) HTML5
26 85 (17.53%) CSS
27 82 (16.91%) Clustering
28 79 (16.29%) IIS
29 77 (15.88%) WCF
29 77 (15.88%) 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 79 (16.29%) IIS
2 48 (9.90%) MS Exchange
3 42 (8.66%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (4.95%) SharePoint
5 21 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.47%) CMS
6 12 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (2.06%) Drupal
7 10 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.65%) Apache
8 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.24%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.82%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.82%) Commerce Server
11 4 (0.82%) Commerce Server 2007
11 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.82%) Kentico
11 4 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) nopCommerce
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Exstream
3 1 (0.21%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.27%) Office 365
4 10 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.62%) IaaS
6 3 (0.62%) SaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.10%) TCP/IP
2 33 (6.80%) DNS
3 30 (6.19%) Firewall
4 29 (5.98%) DHCP
5 26 (5.36%) Internet
6 17 (3.51%) VLAN
7 15 (3.09%) LAN
8 12 (2.47%) SAN
9 11 (2.27%) Intranet
10 10 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (1.86%) VPN
11 9 (1.86%) WAN
12 8 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.65%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (1.65%) MPLS
12 8 (1.65%) Skype
13 6 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.24%) SMTP
14 5 (1.03%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 162 (33.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 143 (29.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 107 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (12.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (10.52%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (10.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 45 (9.28%) SQL Server 2016
9 39 (8.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (5.15%) Relational Database
12 24 (4.95%) Power BI
13 23 (4.74%) Oracle Database
14 18 (3.71%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (2.89%) Big Data
15 14 (2.89%) MongoDB
15 14 (2.89%) NoSQL
16 13 (2.68%) Data Lake
17 12 (2.47%) MySQL
17 12 (2.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 93 (19.18%) Visual Studio
2 71 (14.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (10.52%) NUnit
4 23 (4.74%) Git (software)
4 23 (4.74%) JIRA
5 9 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (1.24%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.82%) Subversion
8 4 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.62%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.41%) Selenium
10 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.21%) MSTest
11 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
General
1 89 (18.35%) Finance
2 36 (7.42%) Retail
3 32 (6.60%) Marketing
4 24 (4.95%) Manufacturing
5 23 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.54%) Back Office
7 17 (3.51%) Electronics
8 11 (2.27%) Publishing
9 8 (1.65%) Banking
10 6 (1.24%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.03%) Automotive
11 5 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.41%) Front Office
12 2 (0.41%) International Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 294 (60.62%) Developer
2 185 (38.14%) .NET Developer
3 111 (22.89%) C# Developer
4 109 (22.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 81 (16.70%) Senior Developer
6 80 (16.49%) SQL Developer
7 78 (16.08%) DBA
8 75 (15.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 74 (15.26%) SQL DBA
10 68 (14.02%) Software Developer
11 67 (13.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 63 (12.99%) Administrator
13 60 (12.37%) Senior .NET Developer
14 53 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 51 (10.52%) Analyst
16 43 (8.87%) Senior Software Developer
17 38 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
18 36 (7.42%) C# Software Developer
18 36 (7.42%) Senior C# Developer
19 35 (7.22%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (57.73%) .NET
2 207 (42.68%) ASP.NET
3 184 (37.94%) HTML
4 134 (27.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 119 (24.54%) jQuery
6 104 (21.44%) .NET Framework
7 101 (20.82%) Ajax
8 92 (18.97%) XML
9 87 (17.94%) HTML5
10 85 (17.53%) CSS
11 77 (15.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 77 (15.88%) WCF
12 73 (15.05%) Entity Framework
13 62 (12.78%) AngularJS
14 57 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 51 (10.52%) LINQ
16 48 (9.90%) Web Services
17 34 (7.01%) WPF
18 31 (6.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 31 (6.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.91%) Clustering
2 32 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.15%) Replication
4 13 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (1.86%) Renewable Energy
6 7 (1.44%) FMCG
7 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.24%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.82%) User Experience
9 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.41%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.41%) PKI
10 2 (0.41%) W3C
11 1 (0.21%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 141 (29.07%) Windows
2 91 (18.76%) Windows Server
3 55 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (9.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (5.98%) Windows 7
6 23 (4.74%) Windows 10
7 21 (4.33%) Linux
8 20 (4.12%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.62%) Unix
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) Fedora
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (39.79%) MVC
3 112 (23.09%) TDD
4 75 (15.46%) Performance Tuning
5 72 (14.85%) Scrum
6 69 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (13.81%) ETL
8 55 (11.34%) Web Development
9 49 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (10.10%) SDLC
10 44 (9.07%) Unit Testing
11 39 (8.04%) Mentoring
12 38 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (7.22%) Mobile Development
14 32 (6.60%) Migration
14 32 (6.60%) Requirements Analysis
15 30 (6.19%) E-Commerce
16 27 (5.57%) Software Engineering
17 26 (5.36%) BDD
18 25 (5.15%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 354 (72.99%) SQL
2 253 (52.16%) C#
3 201 (41.44%) JavaScript
4 158 (32.58%) T-SQL
5 58 (11.96%) VB.NET
6 30 (6.19%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.44%) PHP
8 6 (1.24%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (1.24%) Java
9 4 (0.82%) VB
10 3 (0.62%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
10 3 (0.62%) C
10 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.41%) F#
11 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.41%) Ruby
11 2 (0.41%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (6.19%) Degree
3 25 (5.15%) CCNA
3 25 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.92%) MCSA
5 16 (3.30%) MCSE
6 6 (1.24%) MCITP
7 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.62%) MCP
9 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.21%) HND
10 1 (0.21%) ISEB
10 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (10.10%) QA
2 23 (4.74%) SLA
3 20 (4.12%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.62%) GAMP
6 3 (0.62%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 71 (14.64%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.04%) Hyper-V
3 31 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.65%) KVM
6 8 (1.65%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
6 8 (1.65%) XenApp
6 8 (1.65%) XenServer
7 7 (1.44%) vSphere
8 2 (0.41%) UAG
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (2.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (2.27%) WSUS
3 10 (2.06%) vCenter Server
4 8 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
4 8 (1.65%) SCCM
4 8 (1.65%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.62%) Opsview
5 3 (0.62%) Perfmon
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Sentry
5 3 (0.62%) vMotion
5 3 (0.62%) WMI
6 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 276 (56.91%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.69%) VMware
3 37 (7.63%) Oracle
4 34 (7.01%) Telerik
5 26 (5.36%) SAP
6 21 (4.33%) Cisco
6 21 (4.33%) F5
7 19 (3.92%) MuleSoft
8 17 (3.51%) SolarWinds
9 14 (2.89%) Atlassian
10 10 (2.06%) HP
11 9 (1.86%) Citrix
12 8 (1.65%) 3PAR
12 8 (1.65%) McAfee
13 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.24%) RedGate
14 5 (1.03%) WatchGuard
15 4 (0.82%) Sitecore
16 3 (0.62%) Barracuda Networks
16 3 (0.62%) Juniper