Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 213 93
Rank change year-on-year -11 -120 -25
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 105 139 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.04% 1.32% 3.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.09% 4.37% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 104 332
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £49,625 £54,875
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 3,403 3,183 3,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.82% 30.29% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,903 2,722 3,287
South West median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +7 41 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Somerset +19 29 £40,000 +7.27% 3
Wiltshire -3 15 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Gloucestershire +36 13 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Bristol -55 5 £45,000 +12.50% 4
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (66.67%) SQL
3 60 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (56.19%) Microsoft
5 51 (48.57%) C#
6 48 (45.71%) .NET
7 46 (43.81%) T-SQL
7 46 (43.81%) MVC
7 46 (43.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
9 38 (36.19%) HTML
10 36 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 34 (32.38%) JavaScript
11 34 (32.38%) CSS
12 33 (31.43%) jQuery
13 32 (30.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 27 (25.71%) Visual Studio
16 26 (24.76%) Windows
17 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (20.95%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
20 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (18.10%) Finance
21 19 (18.10%) Data Warehouse
21 19 (18.10%) SQL Server 2014
22 18 (17.14%) SQL Server 2016
22 18 (17.14%) IIS

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 18 (17.14%) IIS
2 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.81%) SaaS
3 3 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.95%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) Internet
2 3 (2.86%) SMS
3 1 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (43.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (18.10%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (18.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 18 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (17.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (16.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (15.24%) QlikView
9 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
10 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (4.76%) RDBMS
12 4 (3.81%) Star Schema
13 3 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.90%) Power BI
14 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (1.90%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 27 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 22 (20.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (12.38%) Subversion
4 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.71%) ERwin
6 5 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Electronics
2 13 (12.38%) Manufacturing
2 13 (12.38%) Marketing
2 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.43%) Automotive
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (62.86%) Developer
2 32 (30.48%) Software Developer
3 22 (20.95%) SQL Developer
4 17 (16.19%) .NET Developer
4 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 16 (15.24%) SQL BI Developer
6 13 (12.38%) DBA
7 12 (11.43%) SQL DBA
7 12 (11.43%) SQL Server DBA
7 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (10.48%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 11 (10.48%) SSRS Developer
9 9 (8.57%) C# Developer
10 8 (7.62%) Analyst
10 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
12 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (45.71%) .NET
2 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
3 38 (36.19%) HTML
4 36 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 34 (32.38%) CSS
6 33 (31.43%) jQuery
7 32 (30.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (16.19%) WCF
9 16 (15.24%) AngularJS
10 13 (12.38%) .NET Framework
10 13 (12.38%) Ajax
10 13 (12.38%) LINQ
10 13 (12.38%) Web Services
11 10 (9.52%) Entity Framework
12 9 (8.57%) SOAP
12 9 (8.57%) WinForms
13 6 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.71%) WPF
14 5 (4.76%) AutoMapper
14 5 (4.76%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.48%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.81%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.81%) FMCG
5 4 (3.81%) IPTV
5 4 (3.81%) NHS
6 2 (1.90%) Clustering
7 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Windows
2 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) MVC
2 36 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.19%) Data Analysis
5 17 (16.19%) Web Development
6 14 (13.33%) SDLC
7 13 (12.38%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (12.38%) ETL
7 13 (12.38%) Programme Management
8 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.62%) Scrum
10 7 (6.67%) ITIL
10 7 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.71%) SOLID
12 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.76%) OO
12 5 (4.76%) OOD
12 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 70 (66.67%) SQL
2 51 (48.57%) C#
3 46 (43.81%) T-SQL
4 34 (32.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.90%) C
8 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.95%) VB
8 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.86%) Degree
3 3 (2.86%) MCITP
3 3 (2.86%) MCTS
4 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.90%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) SCCM
1 5 (4.76%) SCOM
2 3 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.90%) Endace
3 2 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 59 (56.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.29%) VMware
3 13 (12.38%) SAP
4 10 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (3.81%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) Apple
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix
7 1 (0.95%) EMC
7 1 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.95%) Sybase
7 1 (0.95%) Tableau
7 1 (0.95%) Twitter