Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 272 221 234
Rank change year-on-year -51 +13 -59
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 59 124 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.58% 1.15% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.97% 3.73% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 58 113 94
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £32,275 £30,850 £22,538
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £52,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 2,994 3,320 3,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.38% 30.71% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,458 2,833 2,799
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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
Bristol +13 30 £45,000 - 7
Dorset -21 13 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Wiltshire -10 11 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Somerset -6 2 £39,500 +12.86% 1
Cornwall - 2 £41,250 -
Gloucestershire -42 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (57.63%) SQL
3 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (47.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (47.46%) C#
5 26 (44.07%) .NET
6 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
7 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
8 21 (35.59%) T-SQL
9 19 (32.20%) Finance
10 18 (30.51%) MVC
10 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
11 17 (28.81%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (25.42%) HTML
13 14 (23.73%) CSS
13 14 (23.73%) Project Management
13 14 (23.73%) ETL
13 14 (23.73%) jQuery
13 14 (23.73%) SDLC
14 12 (20.34%) Windows
14 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (20.34%) .NET Framework
15 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
15 11 (18.64%) Scrum
15 11 (18.64%) IIS
15 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework

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 11 (18.64%) IIS
2 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (15.25%) Power Platform
3 6 (10.17%) Office 365
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (47.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (28.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (15.25%) Power BI
8 9 (15.25%) QlikView
8 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
9 7 (11.86%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (11.86%) Big Data
9 7 (11.86%) BigQuery
9 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
9 7 (11.86%) MySQL
9 7 (11.86%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.95%) JIRA
3 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) DBA
3 11 (18.64%) Software Developer
4 9 (15.25%) .NET Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
5 8 (13.56%) SQL DBA
6 7 (11.86%) Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Data Architect
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
8 5 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Database Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Senior Systems Developer
8 5 (8.47%) SQL Database Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Leader
9 4 (6.78%) Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) .NET
2 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET
3 15 (25.42%) HTML
4 14 (23.73%) CSS
4 14 (23.73%) jQuery
5 12 (20.34%) .NET Framework
6 10 (16.95%) Entity Framework
7 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
8 7 (11.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (11.86%) Web Services
9 6 (10.17%) Ajax
9 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (10.17%) React
9 6 (10.17%) WCF
10 5 (8.47%) .NET Core
10 5 (8.47%) WPF
11 3 (5.08%) HTML5
11 3 (5.08%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Clustering
2 7 (11.86%) User Experience
3 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.47%) EPoS
5 3 (5.08%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) CentOS
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) MVC
3 14 (23.73%) ETL
3 14 (23.73%) Project Management
3 14 (23.73%) SDLC
4 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.95%) Data Protection
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.95%) UML
6 9 (15.25%) Analytics
6 9 (15.25%) Data Analytics
6 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (15.25%) Visualisation
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.86%) Data Architecture
8 7 (11.86%) Data Ingestion
8 7 (11.86%) ERD
8 7 (11.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 28 (47.46%) C#
3 21 (35.59%) T-SQL
4 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
6 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.78%) Python
8 3 (5.08%) VB
9 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.39%) VBA
10 1 (1.69%) C
10 1 (1.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.17%) GDPR
3 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.08%) PMO
4 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Google
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Tableau
3 7 (11.86%) Talend
3 7 (11.86%) Teradata
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.39%) Telerik