Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 374 302 199
Rank change year-on-year -72 -103 -16
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 131 267 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.92% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.05% 3.16% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 112 221 441
South East median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 6,397 8,438 9,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.19% 28.95% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,435 7,081 7,702
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,850 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Hampshire -27 38 £45,000 -14.29% 8
Surrey +49 29 £55,000 +69.23% 6
Thames Valley -78 26 £60,000 +33.33% 13
Berkshire -71 21 £60,000 +20.00% 6
West Sussex -6 14 £50,500 +6.32% 1
Kent -3 10 £28,000 -13.85% 7
Middlesex +1 9 £63,750 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire -13 6 £55,000 +29.41% 5
East Sussex +22 5 £42,500 +6.25%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 131 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 95 (72.52%) SQL
3 76 (58.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (52.67%) Microsoft
5 47 (35.88%) Windows
5 47 (35.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (33.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 42 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (32.06%) C#
7 42 (32.06%) .NET
8 39 (29.77%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (27.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (25.19%) AWS
11 32 (24.43%) Azure
11 32 (24.43%) T-SQL
12 28 (21.37%) DevOps
13 27 (20.61%) Windows Server
14 26 (19.85%) IIS
14 26 (19.85%) Firewall
15 25 (19.08%) TCP/IP
15 25 (19.08%) Performance Tuning
16 23 (17.56%) JavaScript
16 23 (17.56%) Oracle
16 23 (17.56%) Web Services
16 23 (17.56%) Degree
17 22 (16.79%) CSS
18 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET
18 20 (15.27%) MVC
18 20 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (14.50%) VMware

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 26 (19.85%) IIS
2 14 (10.69%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.92%) JBoss
3 13 (9.92%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (7.63%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.53%) Apache
8 2 (1.53%) CMS
8 2 (1.53%) Drupal
8 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.76%) SAS
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.76%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.19%) AWS
2 32 (24.43%) Azure
3 13 (9.92%) OpenShift
3 13 (9.92%) Power Platform
3 13 (9.92%) SaaS
4 7 (5.34%) WhatsApp
5 3 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.53%) Twilio
7 1 (0.76%) GitHub
7 1 (0.76%) IaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Office 365
7 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.85%) Firewall
2 25 (19.08%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.69%) DNS
4 11 (8.40%) DHCP
4 11 (8.40%) VoIP
5 6 (4.58%) SAN
6 2 (1.53%) CTI
6 2 (1.53%) GPRS
6 2 (1.53%) VPN
6 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.76%) Broadband
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.76%) IMAP
7 1 (0.76%) Internet
7 1 (0.76%) IPsec
7 1 (0.76%) Skype
7 1 (0.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (58.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 47 (35.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (33.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 36 (27.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2017
7 18 (13.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (12.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (12.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (11.45%) Relational Database
11 14 (10.69%) MySQL
12 13 (9.92%) Power BI
12 13 (9.92%) RDBMS
13 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database
14 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
17 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2019
18 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.40%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.53%) git-flow
4 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.53%) Moq
4 2 (1.53%) NUnit
4 2 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.53%) PowerBuilder
General
1 16 (12.21%) Finance
2 15 (11.45%) Retail
3 9 (6.87%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.34%) Billing
5 3 (2.29%) Advertising
5 3 (2.29%) Military
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Developer
2 26 (19.85%) DBA
3 22 (16.79%) SQL DBA
4 19 (14.50%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.92%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (9.92%) SQL Developer
6 12 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.16%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Administrator
7 11 (8.40%) Analyst
7 11 (8.40%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Lead Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (7.63%) IT Technician
9 9 (6.87%) Consultant
9 9 (6.87%) Software Developer
10 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.34%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.06%) .NET
2 23 (17.56%) Web Services
3 22 (16.79%) CSS
4 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET
5 18 (13.74%) HTML
6 12 (9.16%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (8.40%) HTML5
8 9 (6.87%) jQuery
9 8 (6.11%) AngularJS
9 8 (6.11%) XML
10 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (5.34%) CSS3
10 7 (5.34%) Entity Framework
10 7 (5.34%) Vue.js
11 5 (3.82%) WCF
12 4 (3.05%) Ajax
12 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (3.05%) RESTful
13 3 (2.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (11.45%) Private Cloud
2 12 (9.16%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.58%) Replication
5 4 (3.05%) Clustering
5 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Handset
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.88%) Windows
2 27 (20.61%) Windows Server
3 20 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.45%) Linux
5 14 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.92%) Unix
7 12 (9.16%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.34%) Android
8 7 (5.34%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.53%) CentOS
10 2 (1.53%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.77%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (21.37%) DevOps
4 25 (19.08%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (15.27%) MVC
6 17 (12.98%) ITIL
7 16 (12.21%) Computer Science
7 16 (12.21%) Scrum
8 14 (10.69%) ETL
9 13 (9.92%) Customer Requirements
9 13 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (9.92%) ERP
9 13 (9.92%) Migration
9 13 (9.92%) OO
9 13 (9.92%) OOD
9 13 (9.92%) Service Management
9 13 (9.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 13 (9.92%) Web Operations
10 12 (9.16%) Logistics
10 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 95 (72.52%) SQL
2 42 (32.06%) C#
3 32 (24.43%) T-SQL
4 23 (17.56%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.98%) Java
5 17 (12.98%) Python
6 13 (9.92%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.92%) Perl
6 13 (9.92%) PowerShell
6 13 (9.92%) Ruby
7 11 (8.40%) X++
8 9 (6.87%) VB
9 7 (5.34%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.82%) PHP
11 4 (3.05%) VBA
12 2 (1.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Degree
2 18 (13.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (12.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (10.69%) MCSA
5 13 (9.92%) MCSE
6 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.53%) MCITP
7 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) CCDP
8 1 (0.76%) CCNA
8 1 (0.76%) CCNP
8 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) COBIT
2 4 (3.05%) GDPR
3 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (14.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.92%) Docker
3 13 (9.92%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (9.16%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.05%) XenApp
7 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (9.92%) Ansible
1 13 (9.92%) Kubernetes
1 13 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (9.92%) Puppet
2 5 (3.82%) vCenter Server
3 4 (3.05%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (3.05%) SCCM
4 2 (1.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.76%) vRealize
5 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (52.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.56%) Oracle
3 19 (14.50%) VMware
4 13 (9.92%) Sun
5 10 (7.63%) WatchGuard
5 10 (7.63%) Xamarin
6 8 (6.11%) Tableau
7 6 (4.58%) Cisco
7 6 (4.58%) HP
8 5 (3.82%) Citrix
8 5 (3.82%) Lumension
9 4 (3.05%) CA
9 4 (3.05%) NetApp
9 4 (3.05%) RedGate
9 4 (3.05%) SAP
10 3 (2.29%) Avaya
11 2 (1.53%) Baan
11 2 (1.53%) F5
11 2 (1.53%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.53%) Red Hat