Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 161 128
Rank change year-on-year -98 -33 -29
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 350 625 1,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 1.99% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.52% 6.91% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 312 512 914
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% +8.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,025 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £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 9,948 9,041 13,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.42% 28.80% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8,584 7,841 11,717
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Hampshire -25 102 £40,000 -4.76% 5
Surrey -41 96 £52,500 +3.45% 6
Thames Valley -115 65 £45,000 - 10
West Sussex -46 61 £55,000 - 5
Berkshire -55 37 £53,750 +13.16% 4
Buckinghamshire -25 17 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Kent -7 13 £30,000 -9.09%
Oxfordshire -23 11 £21,000 -58.00% 2
East Sussex -24 6 £41,000 +2.50%
Middlesex +10 4 £40,000 -5.88%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 350 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 279 (79.71%) SQL
3 224 (64.00%) .NET
4 206 (58.86%) Microsoft
5 200 (57.14%) C#
6 168 (48.00%) MVC
7 156 (44.57%) ASP.NET
8 153 (43.71%) JavaScript
9 149 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
10 147 (42.00%) HTML
11 120 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 118 (33.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 112 (32.00%) T-SQL
14 106 (30.29%) jQuery
14 106 (30.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 93 (26.57%) TDD
16 92 (26.29%) .NET Framework
17 88 (25.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 84 (24.00%) CSS
19 80 (22.86%) Ajax
20 78 (22.29%) XML
20 78 (22.29%) Windows
21 67 (19.14%) Visual Studio
22 65 (18.57%) Finance
23 64 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
24 63 (18.00%) Windows Server
25 61 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API
26 56 (16.00%) Entity Framework
27 54 (15.43%) Team Foundation Server
28 53 (15.14%) Scrum

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 50 (14.29%) IIS
2 29 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 27 (7.71%) MS Exchange
4 26 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (5.71%) CMS
6 18 (5.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (3.43%) Umbraco
9 9 (2.57%) Drupal
10 8 (2.29%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.86%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.57%) GeoServer
12 2 (0.57%) Kentico
12 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.29%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.71%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 50 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.00%) Office 365
3 12 (3.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.71%) SaaS
5 5 (1.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.86%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.14%) SAN
3 12 (3.43%) Internet
4 10 (2.86%) Firewall
5 8 (2.29%) Skype
6 7 (2.00%) LAN
7 6 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (1.71%) VLAN
7 6 (1.71%) Wireless
8 5 (1.43%) BIG-IP
8 5 (1.43%) DHCP
8 5 (1.43%) DNS
8 5 (1.43%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.43%) VoIP
8 5 (1.43%) WAN
9 2 (0.57%) Intranet
10 1 (0.29%) HTTP
10 1 (0.29%) PBX
10 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 120 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 118 (33.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (25.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (13.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 45 (12.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 37 (10.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (7.71%) Relational Database
10 26 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (5.71%) OLAP
12 18 (5.14%) OLAP Cube
13 16 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (4.29%) Power BI
15 14 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (4.00%) Oracle Database
16 12 (3.43%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (2.00%) PowerPivot
18 6 (1.71%) SSDT
18 6 (1.71%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 67 (19.14%) Visual Studio
2 54 (15.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (11.71%) NUnit
4 18 (5.14%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.14%) JIRA
5 9 (2.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.43%) Moq
8 3 (0.86%) Subversion
9 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.57%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.57%) Selenium
9 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.29%) MSTest
10 1 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (18.57%) Finance
2 24 (6.86%) Retail
3 18 (5.14%) Back Office
4 16 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.71%) Publishing
7 8 (2.29%) Marketing
8 5 (1.43%) Electronics
8 5 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.14%) Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 227 (64.86%) Developer
2 141 (40.29%) .NET Developer
3 84 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 81 (23.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (17.71%) SQL Developer
6 60 (17.14%) Software Developer
7 59 (16.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 59 (16.86%) Senior Developer
8 50 (14.29%) DBA
9 46 (13.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 43 (12.29%) Senior .NET Developer
11 41 (11.71%) SQL DBA
12 37 (10.57%) Administrator
13 35 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
13 35 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
14 32 (9.14%) C# Software Developer
15 28 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 28 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
16 27 (7.71%) Senior .NET Software Developer
17 25 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (64.00%) .NET
2 156 (44.57%) ASP.NET
3 147 (42.00%) HTML
4 106 (30.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 106 (30.29%) jQuery
5 92 (26.29%) .NET Framework
6 84 (24.00%) CSS
7 80 (22.86%) Ajax
8 78 (22.29%) XML
9 61 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 56 (16.00%) Entity Framework
11 52 (14.86%) AngularJS
11 52 (14.86%) WCF
12 48 (13.71%) HTML5
13 41 (11.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 30 (8.57%) Web Services
15 25 (7.14%) LINQ
15 25 (7.14%) RESTful
16 22 (6.29%) XSLT
17 21 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.14%) Clustering
2 26 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.29%) Replication
4 16 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.29%) FMCG
6 8 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.71%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.86%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) User Experience
11 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.29%) NHS
11 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 78 (22.29%) Windows
2 63 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.43%) Windows 7
4 17 (4.86%) Windows 10
5 16 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 12 (3.43%) Linux
7 12 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Unix
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (48.00%) MVC
2 149 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (26.57%) TDD
4 64 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (15.14%) Scrum
6 51 (14.57%) Performance Tuning
7 44 (12.57%) ETL
8 39 (11.14%) Unit Testing
9 38 (10.86%) SDLC
10 29 (8.29%) Migration
11 25 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
12 24 (6.86%) Software Engineering
12 24 (6.86%) Web Development
13 23 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (6.29%) API Development
15 21 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (6.00%) High Availability
16 20 (5.71%) B2B
16 20 (5.71%) ITIL
16 20 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 279 (79.71%) SQL
2 200 (57.14%) C#
3 153 (43.71%) JavaScript
4 112 (32.00%) T-SQL
5 52 (14.86%) VB.NET
6 24 (6.86%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.71%) VB
8 6 (1.71%) C
8 6 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.43%) VBA
10 3 (0.86%) VB6
11 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.29%) C++
12 1 (0.29%) F#
12 1 (0.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.29%) Perl
12 1 (0.29%) PHP
12 1 (0.29%) Python
12 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (6.29%) Degree
3 20 (5.71%) MCSE
4 19 (5.43%) CCNA
4 19 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.57%) MCSA
6 7 (2.00%) MCTS
7 4 (1.14%) MCITP
7 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) ISEB
9 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MCAD
9 1 (0.29%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.29%) MCP
9 1 (0.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.57%) QA
2 23 (6.57%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.00%) SLA
4 3 (0.86%) COBIT
4 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) GAMP
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 38 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.00%) vSphere
5 6 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (5.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (2.86%) SCCM
3 6 (1.71%) Perfmon
4 5 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.86%) Puppet
6 2 (0.57%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 206 (58.86%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.43%) Telerik
3 27 (7.71%) Oracle
4 19 (5.43%) F5
5 17 (4.86%) HP
6 14 (4.00%) 3PAR
6 14 (4.00%) VMware
7 11 (3.14%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.14%) MuleSoft
7 11 (3.14%) SolarWinds
8 10 (2.86%) Capita
9 9 (2.57%) RedGate
9 9 (2.57%) SAP
10 6 (1.71%) Cisco
10 6 (1.71%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.14%) BMC
11 4 (1.14%) Unisys
11 4 (1.14%) WatchGuard
12 2 (0.57%) Avaya
12 2 (0.57%) Proofpoint