Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 358 313 183
Rank change year-on-year -45 -130 +1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 169 260 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.85% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.40% 2.93% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 138 210 482
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 7,049 8,862 9,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.56% 29.09% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,944 7,481 7,837
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +8 65 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Berkshire -29 35 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Surrey +39 34 £55,000 +41.94%
Hampshire -41 28 £43,750 -2.78% 15
Buckinghamshire +27 27 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Sussex 0 23 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Kent +18 15 £36,500 -36.52% 3
Oxfordshire +46 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Middlesex +4 4 £65,000 +52.94%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 169 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 135 (79.88%) SQL
3 86 (50.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 66 (39.05%) Microsoft
5 61 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (35.50%) C#
6 60 (35.50%) .NET
6 60 (35.50%) Windows
7 47 (27.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
9 44 (26.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 44 (26.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 43 (25.44%) MVC
11 42 (24.85%) T-SQL
12 40 (23.67%) IIS
13 39 (23.08%) Firewall
13 39 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 38 (22.49%) CSS
15 37 (21.89%) HTML
16 35 (20.71%) Oracle
16 35 (20.71%) TCP/IP
16 35 (20.71%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (19.53%) Web Services
17 33 (19.53%) Windows Server
18 32 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (17.16%) SQL Server 2005
19 29 (17.16%) Linux
19 29 (17.16%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (15.98%) Private Cloud
21 26 (15.38%) AngularJS

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 40 (23.67%) IIS
2 21 (12.43%) JBoss
2 21 (12.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.43%) Tomcat
3 18 (10.65%) MS Exchange
4 16 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.47%) WebLogic
5 14 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.73%) CMS
7 7 (4.14%) Drupal
8 4 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.59%) Apache
9 1 (0.59%) SAS
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.59%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 44 (26.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (18.93%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (14.79%) SaaS
4 21 (12.43%) OpenShift
5 10 (5.92%) Office 365
6 9 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (5.33%) Power Platform
7 6 (3.55%) Twilio
8 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.59%) GitHub
8 1 (0.59%) IaaS
8 1 (0.59%) npm
8 1 (0.59%) PaaS
8 1 (0.59%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.08%) Firewall
2 35 (20.71%) TCP/IP
3 22 (13.02%) DNS
4 18 (10.65%) DHCP
4 18 (10.65%) VoIP
5 8 (4.73%) CTI
5 8 (4.73%) SAN
6 7 (4.14%) VPN
7 6 (3.55%) GPRS
8 5 (2.96%) Wireless
9 3 (1.78%) BGP
9 3 (1.78%) Internet
9 3 (1.78%) IPsec
9 3 (1.78%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.78%) OSPF
9 3 (1.78%) VLAN
10 2 (1.18%) IMAP
10 2 (1.18%) MPLS
10 2 (1.18%) PPTP
10 2 (1.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 86 (50.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (27.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (26.04%) SQL Server 2016
5 39 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (17.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (14.79%) Relational Database
8 22 (13.02%) MySQL
9 21 (12.43%) RDBMS
10 20 (11.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (10.06%) SQL Server 2017
12 15 (8.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (5.33%) Power BI
14 8 (4.73%) NoSQL
15 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
15 6 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (3.55%) Redis
16 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
16 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.73%) git-flow
1 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
1 8 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.14%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.78%) Moq
4 3 (1.78%) NUnit
5 1 (0.59%) gulp
5 1 (0.59%) jspm
5 1 (0.59%) MSTest
5 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (8.28%) Finance
2 5 (2.96%) Retail
3 3 (1.78%) Billing
4 2 (1.18%) Advertising
4 2 (1.18%) Military
5 1 (0.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (41.42%) Developer
2 30 (17.75%) .NET Developer
2 30 (17.75%) DBA
3 28 (16.57%) SQL DBA
4 27 (15.98%) C# Developer
5 20 (11.83%) Linux Engineer
6 18 (10.65%) SQL Developer
7 16 (9.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 15 (8.88%) Analyst
8 15 (8.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (8.88%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.88%) Software Developer
9 14 (8.28%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 14 (8.28%) SQL Server DBA
10 12 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (7.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 12 (7.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 11 (6.51%) IT Technician
12 10 (5.92%) AWS Engineer
12 10 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (35.50%) .NET
2 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET
3 38 (22.49%) CSS
4 37 (21.89%) HTML
5 33 (19.53%) Web Services
6 26 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 24 (14.20%) .NET Framework
8 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (11.83%) XML
10 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (10.06%) jQuery
11 14 (8.28%) Entity Framework
12 13 (7.69%) Ajax
13 12 (7.10%) .NET Core
14 11 (6.51%) HTML5
15 10 (5.92%) Razor View Engine
16 8 (4.73%) Angular 2
16 8 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
17 7 (4.14%) Code First Entity Framework
17 7 (4.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Private Cloud
2 20 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.33%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.14%) Clustering
6 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.37%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.78%) Handset
8 3 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.18%) CCTV
9 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (1.18%) Replication
9 2 (1.18%) User Experience
9 2 (1.18%) W3C
10 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.50%) Windows
2 33 (19.53%) Windows Server
3 29 (17.16%) Linux
3 29 (17.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (11.24%) Unix
4 19 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.37%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.37%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.78%) Android
7 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.18%) AIX
8 2 (1.18%) HPUX
8 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.44%) MVC
3 35 (20.71%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (13.61%) DevOps
4 23 (13.61%) ITIL
5 21 (12.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 21 (12.43%) Web Operations
6 20 (11.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (10.65%) Scrum
8 14 (8.28%) Service Management
9 13 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (7.10%) Microservices
10 12 (7.10%) SDLC
11 11 (6.51%) High Availability
11 11 (6.51%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.51%) Task Automation
12 10 (5.92%) ETL
12 10 (5.92%) Mentoring
13 9 (5.33%) Migration
13 9 (5.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 135 (79.88%) SQL
2 60 (35.50%) C#
3 42 (24.85%) T-SQL
4 25 (14.79%) Java
4 25 (14.79%) Python
5 23 (13.61%) JavaScript
6 21 (12.43%) Bash Shell
6 21 (12.43%) Perl
7 19 (11.24%) PowerShell
8 17 (10.06%) Ruby
9 10 (5.92%) TypeScript
10 9 (5.33%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.14%) PHP
12 4 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.37%) VB
13 2 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (1.18%) VB6
14 1 (0.59%) C
14 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (14.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (13.61%) MCSA
3 16 (9.47%) MCSE
4 11 (6.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.73%) Degree
5 8 (4.73%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.37%) CCNA
6 4 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.78%) CCNP
7 3 (1.78%) MCP
8 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.18%) MCITP
8 2 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.59%) HNC
9 1 (0.59%) HND
9 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) COBIT
2 8 (4.73%) SLA
3 4 (2.37%) GDPR
4 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.43%) Docker
2 21 (12.43%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (9.47%) Hyper-V
3 16 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.78%) XenApp
6 2 (1.18%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.59%) Firmware
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (12.43%) Ansible
1 21 (12.43%) Kubernetes
1 21 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (12.43%) Puppet
2 7 (4.14%) SCCM
3 5 (2.96%) vCenter Server
4 3 (1.78%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (39.05%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.71%) Oracle
3 22 (13.02%) VMware
4 17 (10.06%) Sun
5 12 (7.10%) Avaya
5 12 (7.10%) Xamarin
6 11 (6.51%) WatchGuard
7 8 (4.73%) Cisco
7 8 (4.73%) HP
7 8 (4.73%) Tableau
8 6 (3.55%) Citrix
8 6 (3.55%) RedGate
9 5 (2.96%) SAP
10 4 (2.37%) Dell
10 4 (2.37%) Dynatrace
10 4 (2.37%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.37%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.78%) CA
11 3 (1.78%) Lumension
11 3 (1.78%) Ubiquiti