Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 376 285 235
Rank change year-on-year -91 -50 -78
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 97 259 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.98% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.67% 3.37% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 78 221 338
South East median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 5,816 7,677 9,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.28% 29.04% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,864 6,382 8,458
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +26 36 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Hampshire -17 29 £45,000 -7.69% 7
Kent -14 10 £28,000 -6.67% 4
Thames Valley -72 9 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Middlesex +5 7 £60,000 +41.18%
Berkshire -38 5 £62,500 +25.00% 8
East Sussex +4 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £47,500 +5.56% 1
West Sussex 0 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £52,500 +50.00%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 71 (73.20%) Microsoft
3 63 (64.95%) SQL
4 45 (46.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (41.24%) Windows
6 38 (39.18%) C#
7 37 (38.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (38.14%) Degree
8 36 (37.11%) .NET
9 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (36.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (36.08%) Azure
10 32 (32.99%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (31.96%) Performance Tuning
11 31 (31.96%) SQL Server 2016
12 29 (29.90%) Windows Server
13 28 (28.87%) AWS
14 25 (25.77%) Computer Science
14 25 (25.77%) OO
14 25 (25.77%) Computer Science Degree
15 24 (24.74%) DevOps
15 24 (24.74%) Web Services
15 24 (24.74%) T-SQL
15 24 (24.74%) Finance
16 22 (22.68%) OOD
17 21 (21.65%) ERP
17 21 (21.65%) Scrum
17 21 (21.65%) Mentoring
18 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server

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 11 (11.34%) IIS
2 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) JBoss
5 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.06%) Apache
6 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.08%) Azure
2 28 (28.87%) AWS
3 19 (19.59%) Power Platform
4 7 (7.22%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (5.15%) WhatsApp
6 4 (4.12%) SaaS
7 3 (3.09%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.03%) IaaS
8 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.03%) Office 365
8 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) Firewall
2 11 (11.34%) DNS
2 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
3 10 (10.31%) DHCP
4 7 (7.22%) VoIP
5 3 (3.09%) SAN
5 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.03%) Skype
6 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (46.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (38.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (36.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (31.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 19 (19.59%) Power BI
7 14 (14.43%) Relational Database
8 13 (13.40%) RDBMS
8 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
12 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2017
13 4 (4.12%) MySQL
13 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (19.59%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (24.74%) Finance
2 19 (19.59%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Public Sector
4 5 (5.15%) Billing
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Military
6 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) Developer
2 19 (19.59%) DBA
3 17 (17.53%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 17 (17.53%) SQL DBA
4 14 (14.43%) Lead Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.28%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.25%) Administrator
7 8 (8.25%) SQL Developer
8 7 (7.22%) IT Technician
8 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Consultant
9 6 (6.19%) Graduate
9 6 (6.19%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Graduate SQL Developer
9 6 (6.19%) IT Support
10 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.11%) .NET
2 24 (24.74%) Web Services
3 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.31%) CSS
3 10 (10.31%) HTML
4 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.22%) jQuery
6 6 (6.19%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.15%) CSS3
7 5 (5.15%) HTML5
7 5 (5.15%) Vue.js
8 4 (4.12%) WinForms
8 4 (4.12%) XML
9 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.09%) WCF
10 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.06%) COM
10 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.03%) Express
11 1 (1.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Clustering
1 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.12%) Replication
3 4 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.09%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.09%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.24%) Windows
2 29 (29.90%) Windows Server
3 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.25%) Android
5 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
6 7 (7.22%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.12%) Linux
8 4 (4.12%) Unix
9 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.03%) CentOS
11 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.99%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (31.96%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (25.77%) Computer Science
4 25 (25.77%) OO
5 24 (24.74%) DevOps
6 22 (22.68%) OOD
7 21 (21.65%) ERP
7 21 (21.65%) Mentoring
7 21 (21.65%) Scrum
8 19 (19.59%) Customer Requirements
8 19 (19.59%) Logistics
9 10 (10.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (10.31%) ITIL
9 10 (10.31%) MVC
10 8 (8.25%) Migration
10 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.22%) High Availability
11 7 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (7.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.95%) SQL
2 38 (39.18%) C#
3 24 (24.74%) T-SQL
4 19 (19.59%) X++
5 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.19%) VB
8 5 (5.15%) Java
9 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.12%) VBA
10 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.09%) Perl
10 3 (3.09%) Python
10 3 (3.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (38.14%) Degree
2 25 (25.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.22%) MCSA
5 7 (7.22%) MCSE
6 3 (3.09%) MCSD
7 2 (2.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) COBIT
2 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.09%) Docker
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.09%) vSphere
4 3 (3.09%) XenApp
5 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (5.15%) SCOM
3 3 (3.09%) Ansible
3 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.09%) Puppet
4 2 (2.06%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.06%) SCCM
4 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.03%) Ambari
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 71 (73.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.46%) VMware
3 9 (9.28%) Oracle
4 7 (7.22%) WatchGuard
5 6 (6.19%) RedGate
6 5 (5.15%) Xamarin
7 4 (4.12%) Sun
8 3 (3.09%) Citrix
8 3 (3.09%) HP
8 3 (3.09%) NetApp
8 3 (3.09%) Remedy
9 2 (2.06%) Baan
9 2 (2.06%) CA
9 2 (2.06%) Cisco
9 2 (2.06%) Lumension
10 1 (1.03%) Cognos
10 1 (1.03%) CommVault
10 1 (1.03%) Dell
10 1 (1.03%) IBM
10 1 (1.03%) Rackspace