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

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
England > South West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 232 187
Rank change year-on-year +5 -45 -69
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 101 111 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.98% 1.09% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.38% 3.43% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 90 90 132
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £50,250 £48,750
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 2,989 3,238 3,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.99% 31.74% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,604 2,784 2,819
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 October 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 +51 44 £48,750 +25.81% 3
Wiltshire -14 18 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Gloucestershire +18 12 £42,500 -11.46%
Dorset -42 10 £32,875 -6.07% 8
Somerset -5 9 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Devon +21 5 - -
SQL Server 2008
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (58.42%) C#
3 58 (57.43%) .NET
4 50 (49.50%) SQL
5 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (35.64%) Microsoft
7 31 (30.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 29 (28.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (27.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (26.73%) Web Services
10 27 (26.73%) Relational Database
11 26 (25.74%) Data Warehouse
12 24 (23.76%) RDBMS
12 24 (23.76%) T-SQL
12 24 (23.76%) Oracle
12 24 (23.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (21.78%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET
13 22 (21.78%) XML
14 21 (20.79%) Windows
15 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
16 19 (18.81%) CSS
16 19 (18.81%) Scrum
17 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (16.83%) MVC
18 17 (16.83%) Mentoring
18 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (16.83%) Waterfall
18 17 (16.83%) PowerShell
19 16 (15.84%) Windows Server

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 9 (8.91%) IIS
2 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.96%) NServiceBus
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.97%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) SAN
2 5 (4.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (30.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (28.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (27.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (26.73%) Relational Database
6 26 (25.74%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (23.76%) RDBMS
7 24 (23.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (12.87%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (12.87%) PowerCenter
9 13 (12.87%) QualityStage
9 13 (12.87%) SAP Data Services
9 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (11.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (7.92%) Power BI
12 7 (6.93%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (6.93%) BigQuery
12 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
12 7 (6.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.97%) MSTest
5 2 (1.98%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Automotive
2 2 (1.98%) Marketing
2 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Developer
2 15 (14.85%) Software Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Analyst
3 13 (12.87%) Project Leader
4 11 (10.89%) Applications Support
4 11 (10.89%) DBA
5 10 (9.90%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Junior
6 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.93%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Data Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (6.93%) SQL DBA
7 7 (6.93%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.94%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.95%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (57.43%) .NET
2 27 (26.73%) Web Services
3 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET
3 22 (21.78%) XML
4 19 (18.81%) CSS
5 16 (15.84%) .NET Framework
6 12 (11.88%) HTML
7 10 (9.90%) jQuery
8 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (7.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (6.93%) EDI
10 7 (6.93%) XSL
11 5 (4.95%) Middleware
11 5 (4.95%) WCF
12 4 (3.96%) ADO.NET
12 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (3.96%) LINQ
12 4 (3.96%) React
12 4 (3.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Clustering
3 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.99%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
2 16 (15.84%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.89%) Linux
3 11 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.93%) CentOS
4 7 (6.93%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (18.81%) Scrum
4 17 (16.83%) Mentoring
4 17 (16.83%) MVC
4 17 (16.83%) Waterfall
5 16 (15.84%) ETL
6 14 (13.86%) UML
7 13 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (12.87%) CRM
7 13 (12.87%) ITIL
7 13 (12.87%) QMS
7 13 (12.87%) Quality Management
7 13 (12.87%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (12.87%) Visualisation
7 13 (12.87%) V-Model
8 12 (11.88%) SOA
9 8 (7.92%) Pair Programming
9 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (58.42%) C#
2 50 (49.50%) SQL
3 24 (23.76%) T-SQL
4 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
5 17 (16.83%) PowerShell
6 13 (12.87%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.93%) VB
8 6 (5.94%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.95%) Java
9 5 (4.95%) Python
10 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) HL7
3 1 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (35.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.76%) Oracle
3 13 (12.87%) IBM
3 13 (12.87%) Informatica
3 13 (12.87%) Trillium
4 7 (6.93%) Google
4 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.93%) Teradata
4 7 (6.93%) Twitter