Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 240 139
Rank change year-on-year +5 -101 -49
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 114 89 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 0.86% 2.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.31% 2.80% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 102 79 210
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.91% -1.88%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,300 £26,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,500 £47,500
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 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 3,448 3,174 3,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.21% 30.82% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,927 2,749 3,152
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 £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Dorset -12 43 £35,000 - 6
Gloucestershire +45 25 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Bristol -15 20 £45,000 +23.29% 5
Somerset +38 16 £40,000 -20.00%
Wiltshire -19 10 £50,000 +25.00%
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 114 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (65.79%) .NET
3 67 (58.77%) C#
4 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (52.63%) SQL
6 52 (45.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (43.86%) Microsoft
8 39 (34.21%) JavaScript
9 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
10 34 (29.82%) CSS
11 32 (28.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (27.19%) T-SQL
13 30 (26.32%) HTML
13 30 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (26.32%) AngularJS
14 28 (24.56%) MVC
15 27 (23.68%) XML
15 27 (23.68%) Windows
15 27 (23.68%) SQL Server 2016
16 25 (21.93%) Web Services
16 25 (21.93%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 24 (21.05%) .NET Framework
18 23 (20.18%) jQuery
19 22 (19.30%) SQL Server 2014
19 22 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
20 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
20 21 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC

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 20 (17.54%) IIS
2 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.26%) Confluence
3 6 (5.26%) MS Project Server
4 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.39%) SaaS
4 3 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.75%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (45.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (28.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (23.68%) SQL Server 2016
6 24 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (19.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (8.77%) RDBMS
12 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database
12 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (7.02%) Power BI
13 5 (4.39%) Data Lake
13 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
14 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.75%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.14%) JIRA
4 6 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.88%) ERwin
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Legal
2 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (64.04%) Developer
2 37 (32.46%) Software Developer
3 25 (21.93%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.04%) C# Developer
5 15 (13.16%) DBA
6 14 (12.28%) SQL DBA
7 12 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (10.53%) Administrator
8 11 (9.65%) Analyst
8 11 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (9.65%) SQL Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (7.02%) Applications Support
10 8 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (7.02%) Senior Applications Support
10 8 (7.02%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (7.02%) Senior Support Analyst
10 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (65.79%) .NET
2 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET
3 34 (29.82%) CSS
4 30 (26.32%) AngularJS
4 30 (26.32%) HTML
5 27 (23.68%) XML
6 25 (21.93%) Web Services
7 24 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 23 (20.18%) jQuery
9 21 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (14.04%) Ajax
11 14 (12.28%) XSL
12 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (11.40%) WCF
13 9 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (5.26%) CSS3
14 6 (5.26%) HTML5
14 6 (5.26%) JSON
14 6 (5.26%) RESTful
15 5 (4.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Clustering
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Windows
2 21 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.02%) Linux
4 8 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.56%) MVC
3 25 (21.93%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (17.54%) SDLC
6 17 (14.91%) ITIL
6 17 (14.91%) Scrum
7 15 (13.16%) Waterfall
8 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.77%) CRM
10 9 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.89%) ETL
10 9 (7.89%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (7.89%) Multithreading
10 9 (7.89%) Regression Testing
10 9 (7.89%) Secure Coding
10 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.89%) Web Application Development
11 8 (7.02%) ITIL V3
11 8 (7.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (58.77%) C#
2 60 (52.63%) SQL
3 39 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 31 (27.19%) T-SQL
5 19 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 16 (14.04%) VB.NET
7 11 (9.65%) TypeScript
8 9 (7.89%) Java
8 9 (7.89%) Python
9 7 (6.14%) VBA
10 4 (3.51%) C
11 3 (2.63%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.26%) MCP
3 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Endace
1 4 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 50 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.28%) VMware
3 10 (8.77%) Cisco
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle
4 9 (7.89%) Twitter
5 6 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.26%) Capita
6 4 (3.51%) HP
7 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.75%) Informatica
7 2 (1.75%) Trillium