Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 230 172
Rank change year-on-year +10 -58 -56
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 110 113 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.09% 1.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.54% 3.51% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 103 91 153
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £50,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.22% - +4.65%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,109 3,223 3,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.88% 31.03% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,696 2,797 2,903
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
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 West

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the South West.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in the South West over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in the South West

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Bristol +33 47 £47,500 +32.87% 6
Gloucestershire +27 19 £42,500 -11.46%
Dorset -26 19 £35,000 - 3
Somerset +6 11 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Wiltshire -31 11 £50,000 +42.86% 2
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 110 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (71.82%) .NET
3 74 (67.27%) C#
4 56 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (47.27%) SQL
6 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 44 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (34.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
9 33 (30.00%) Web Services
10 32 (29.09%) XML
10 32 (29.09%) CSS
11 31 (28.18%) ASP.NET
12 30 (27.27%) T-SQL
12 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 26 (23.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (23.64%) .NET Framework
14 23 (20.91%) MVC
14 23 (20.91%) HTML
15 22 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
16 21 (19.09%) jQuery
17 20 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
18 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (17.27%) ETL
19 18 (16.36%) RDBMS
19 18 (16.36%) Windows
19 18 (16.36%) Oracle
19 18 (16.36%) PowerShell

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (10.91%) IIS
2 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.55%) Confluence
3 5 (4.55%) MS Project Server
4 4 (3.64%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (34.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (23.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
8 18 (16.36%) RDBMS
9 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (11.82%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (11.82%) PowerCenter
11 13 (11.82%) QualityStage
11 13 (11.82%) SAP Data Services
11 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (7.27%) Power BI
13 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
14 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
14 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.45%) JIRA
3 6 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.73%) MSTest
6 2 (1.82%) Subversion
7 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Automotive
2 2 (1.82%) Marketing
2 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (50.00%) Developer
2 26 (23.64%) Software Developer
3 19 (17.27%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.64%) DBA
5 14 (12.73%) C# Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Project Leader
7 12 (10.91%) Analyst
8 11 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 10 (9.09%) SQL DBA
10 9 (8.18%) Junior
10 9 (8.18%) SQL Developer
11 8 (7.27%) Team Leader
12 7 (6.36%) Administrator
12 7 (6.36%) Applications Support
12 7 (6.36%) Development Team Leader
12 7 (6.36%) Junior DBA
13 6 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (71.82%) .NET
2 33 (30.00%) Web Services
3 32 (29.09%) CSS
3 32 (29.09%) XML
4 31 (28.18%) ASP.NET
5 26 (23.64%) .NET Framework
6 23 (20.91%) HTML
7 22 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 21 (19.09%) jQuery
9 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (10.91%) XSL
10 10 (9.09%) Ajax
10 10 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.55%) CSS3
13 5 (4.55%) HTML5
13 5 (4.55%) JSON
13 5 (4.55%) RESTful
14 4 (3.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.91%) Clustering
3 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.91%) Fintech
3 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.55%) Linux
3 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.91%) MVC
3 20 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (17.27%) ETL
5 18 (16.36%) Waterfall
6 16 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (13.64%) Scrum
7 15 (13.64%) SDLC
7 15 (13.64%) SOA
8 13 (11.82%) CRM
8 13 (11.82%) QMS
8 13 (11.82%) Quality Management
8 13 (11.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (11.82%) V-Model
9 12 (10.91%) Mentoring
10 11 (10.00%) ITIL
11 9 (8.18%) Multithreading
11 9 (8.18%) Secure Coding
11 9 (8.18%) UML
11 9 (8.18%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (67.27%) C#
2 52 (47.27%) SQL
3 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 30 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 18 (16.36%) PowerShell
6 16 (14.55%) VB.NET
7 11 (10.00%) TypeScript
8 6 (5.45%) Java
8 6 (5.45%) Python
8 6 (5.45%) VBA
9 2 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) MCP
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) GDPR
2 1 (0.91%) HL7
2 1 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
Vendors
1 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.36%) Oracle
3 13 (11.82%) IBM
3 13 (11.82%) Informatica
3 13 (11.82%) Trillium
4 9 (8.18%) Twitter
5 5 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.55%) Capita