Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 218 208
Rank change year-on-year -23 -10 -110
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 77 118 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.77% 1.16% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.76% 3.51% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 70 96 121
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £33,625 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £48,750 £48,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 2,793 3,362 3,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.81% 32.92% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,389 2,856 2,794
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +31 31 £45,000 -
Wiltshire -5 24 £61,500 +48.19% 2
Gloucestershire +8 9 £42,500 -5.56%
Somerset -18 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Devon - 5 - - 2
Dorset -26 1 £91,500 +128.75% 5
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (51.95%) C#
3 33 (42.86%) .NET
3 33 (42.86%) SQL
4 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 27 (35.06%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (32.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (31.17%) Relational Database
9 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (28.57%) Scrum
10 21 (27.27%) Oracle
10 21 (27.27%) RDBMS
11 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (23.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (23.38%) Web Services
12 18 (23.38%) Windows
12 18 (23.38%) Visualisation
12 18 (23.38%) Mentoring
13 16 (20.78%) XML
14 15 (19.48%) T-SQL
14 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
15 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (18.18%) UML
16 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
17 12 (15.58%) CSS
17 12 (15.58%) MySQL
17 12 (15.58%) Linux
17 12 (15.58%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (15.58%) SharePoint

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 (15.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) NServiceBus
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.69%) Office 365
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Intranet
1 5 (6.49%) SAN
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.30%) DHCP
2 1 (1.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) VPN
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (35.06%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (32.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 24 (31.17%) Relational Database
5 22 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (27.27%) RDBMS
7 20 (25.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (23.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (15.58%) Amazon Redshift
9 12 (15.58%) Big Data
9 12 (15.58%) BigQuery
9 12 (15.58%) Data Lake
9 12 (15.58%) Hadoop
9 12 (15.58%) MySQL
9 12 (15.58%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (11.69%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (11.69%) PowerCenter
11 9 (11.69%) QualityStage
11 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.90%) MSTest
6 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Architect
2 12 (15.58%) Data Architect
3 9 (11.69%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (11.69%) Project Leader
3 9 (11.69%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) DBA
7 5 (6.49%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Junior
7 5 (6.49%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Junior DBA
8 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) .NET
2 18 (23.38%) Web Services
3 16 (20.78%) XML
4 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
4 12 (15.58%) CSS
5 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.09%) EDI
6 7 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.79%) HTML
7 6 (7.79%) jQuery
7 6 (7.79%) WCF
7 6 (7.79%) XSL
8 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.49%) Middleware
8 5 (6.49%) React
8 5 (6.49%) WPF
9 3 (3.90%) ADO.NET
9 3 (3.90%) LINQ
10 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Clustering
2 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) CentOS
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Ubuntu
2 12 (15.58%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Scrum
3 18 (23.38%) Mentoring
3 18 (23.38%) Visualisation
4 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (18.18%) UML
5 12 (15.58%) Data Architecture
5 12 (15.58%) Data Protection
5 12 (15.58%) ERD
5 12 (15.58%) ETL
5 12 (15.58%) High Availability
5 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
5 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.58%) Validation
6 11 (14.29%) MVC
7 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.99%) CRM
7 10 (12.99%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.69%) QMS
8 9 (11.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) C#
2 33 (42.86%) SQL
3 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
3 15 (19.48%) T-SQL
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.39%) VB
6 6 (7.79%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.69%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.90%) GDPR
4 1 (1.30%) HL7
4 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.27%) Oracle
3 12 (15.58%) Google
3 12 (15.58%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.58%) Teradata
4 10 (12.99%) IBM
4 10 (12.99%) Informatica
5 9 (11.69%) Trillium
6 6 (7.79%) Twitter
7 4 (5.19%) VMware
8 3 (3.90%) Citrix
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco
9 1 (1.30%) EMC
9 1 (1.30%) McAfee
9 1 (1.30%) Symantec
9 1 (1.30%) Veeam
9 1 (1.30%) Wrike