Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 168 105
Rank change year-on-year -59 -63 -35
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 109 206 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.04% 1.85% 2.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 5.78% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 92 166 318
South West median annual salary £38,750 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.65% - +2.67%
10th Percentile £22,263 £26,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £50,250 £48,125 £51,075
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 3251 3563 3894
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.09% 31.95% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2825 2985 3303
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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
Somerset -20 30 £42,500 - 5
Bristol -70 27 £35,000 -11.39% 5
Wiltshire +8 26 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Dorset +15 11 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Devon -9 9 £47,500 +43.94% 1
Gloucestershire +1 6 £42,500 +66.67% 1
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (67.89%) SQL
3 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
4 45 (41.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
6 37 (33.94%) .NET
7 36 (33.03%) C#
8 34 (31.19%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (30.28%) Windows
9 33 (30.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (28.44%) CSS
10 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
11 30 (27.52%) HTML
11 30 (27.52%) Finance
11 30 (27.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (26.61%) ASP.NET
13 28 (25.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 27 (24.77%) MVC
15 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (22.02%) Marketing
16 23 (21.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 22 (20.18%) Scrum
18 21 (19.27%) Telecoms
18 21 (19.27%) Manufacturing
18 21 (19.27%) SAP
18 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (18.35%) Electronics
19 20 (18.35%) Digital Marketing
19 20 (18.35%) Programme Management
20 19 (17.43%) 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 19 (17.43%) IIS
2 7 (6.42%) Umbraco
3 6 (5.50%) CMS
4 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.92%) SAS
7 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.42%) Office 365
2 7 (6.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Firewall
1 11 (10.09%) Internet
2 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.17%) VoIP
3 9 (8.26%) DASS2
3 9 (8.26%) DPNSS
3 9 (8.26%) PBX
3 9 (8.26%) TETRA
4 5 (4.59%) Skype
5 4 (3.67%) Intranet
6 2 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.83%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.92%) DHCP
7 1 (0.92%) DNS
7 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.92%) SAN
7 1 (0.92%) SMS
7 1 (0.92%) VLAN
7 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (41.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (30.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (27.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (25.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (21.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (15.60%) Relational Database
8 16 (14.68%) RDBMS
9 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (11.93%) Star Schema
11 10 (9.17%) QlikView
12 8 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (1.83%) MySQL
16 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.83%) ERwin
4 2 (1.83%) MSI
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.83%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) JIRA
5 1 (0.92%) MSTest
5 1 (0.92%) NUnit
5 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 24 (22.02%) Marketing
3 21 (19.27%) Manufacturing
3 21 (19.27%) Telecoms
4 20 (18.35%) Electronics
5 3 (2.75%) Advertising
5 3 (2.75%) Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (47.71%) Developer
2 27 (24.77%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.43%) Support Engineer
4 18 (16.51%) DBA
5 16 (14.68%) SQL Developer
6 15 (13.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 15 (13.76%) C# Developer
6 15 (13.76%) SQL DBA
7 14 (12.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (11.93%) Software Developer
8 13 (11.93%) SQL Server DBA
9 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (11.01%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (10.09%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 10 (9.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (8.26%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (8.26%) Systems Support
12 9 (8.26%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.94%) .NET
2 31 (28.44%) CSS
3 30 (27.52%) HTML
4 29 (26.61%) ASP.NET
5 17 (15.60%) Web Services
6 16 (14.68%) jQuery
7 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (11.01%) Ajax
9 11 (10.09%) .NET Framework
9 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (10.09%) Entity Framework
10 9 (8.26%) HTML5
11 6 (5.50%) XML
12 5 (4.59%) WCF
13 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.67%) Classic ASP
13 4 (3.67%) Software Packaging
13 4 (3.67%) WinForms
13 4 (3.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.67%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.75%) FMCG
4 3 (2.75%) IPTV
4 3 (2.75%) NHS
5 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.92%) Fintech
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.28%) Windows
2 13 (11.93%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.26%) Windows 2000 Server
3 9 (8.26%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
5 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.75%) Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.92%) HPUX
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.92%) Solaris
9 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (24.77%) MVC
3 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.18%) Scrum
5 20 (18.35%) Digital Marketing
5 20 (18.35%) Programme Management
6 19 (17.43%) Data Modelling
7 16 (14.68%) ITIL
7 16 (14.68%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (12.84%) Data Architecture
8 14 (12.84%) Kimball Methodology
9 13 (11.93%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 10 (9.17%) ETL
10 10 (9.17%) SDLC
11 9 (8.26%) Line Management
11 9 (8.26%) Workflow
12 8 (7.34%) Web Development
13 7 (6.42%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.42%) High Availability
14 6 (5.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (67.89%) SQL
2 38 (34.86%) T-SQL
3 36 (33.03%) C#
4 31 (28.44%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.42%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.59%) VB
7 5 (4.59%) VBScript
8 4 (3.67%) VB6
9 3 (2.75%) VBA
10 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.92%) C
11 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.92%) MCSA
5 1 (0.92%) MCSE
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) ISO 14001
1 6 (5.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.75%) QA
3 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.60%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.67%) SCCM
2 4 (3.67%) SCOM
3 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.27%) SAP
3 18 (16.51%) VMware
4 9 (8.26%) Nortel
4 9 (8.26%) Siemens
5 7 (6.42%) HP
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle
7 4 (3.67%) Apple
7 4 (3.67%) Tableau
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco
8 3 (2.75%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.83%) Citrix
9 2 (1.83%) Dell
9 2 (1.83%) Sybase
10 1 (0.92%) McAfee
10 1 (0.92%) Meraki
10 1 (0.92%) Veeam
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